"Pest of West" to Air April 11; Coming to DVD April 15
Nickelodeon will air the SpongBob SquarePants half-hour special “Pest of the West” on Friday, April 11, at 8:00pm (ET/PT), the network said today.
The special tells of SpongeBob’s ancestor, SpongeBuck, who fought off Dead Eye Plankton when the latter took control of Bikini Gulch.
TurboNick, the network’s broadband video service at nick.com, will air song clips and instant replays of the special following its premiere. Video, clips, and wallpapers will also be available through Nick Mobile through its wireless partners, and the full special will stream through video-on-demand and be purchasable through download on Nick-partnered distribution platforms.
Paramount Home Video will release SpongeBob SquarePants: SpongeBob Pest of the West, to DVD on April 15. The DVD will feature the title episode plus six other SpongeBob SquarePants episodes (“The Krusty Plate,” “Pat No Pay,” “The Inmates of Summer,” “To Save a Squirrel,” “20,000 Patties Under the Sea” and “The Battle of Bikini Bottom”). Bonus features will include a “Pest of the West” original animatic and four “Pest of the West” shorts.