A claw machine becomes an obsession in an episode of Spongebob that aired on this day in television history.
“Skill Crane” was a regular-length Spongebob Squarepants short that aired on May 20th, 2005. It was written by Kyle McCulloch, Aaron Springer, and Vincent Waller.
In the episode, Mr. Krabs adds a claw machine to the Krusty Krab. Spongebob becomes an expert at it, but Squidward has no luck…and becomes obsessed with winning just once!
The companion short for the episode was “Good Neighbors.”