"Scientific Analysis of the Fifth Kind" is the second episode of Season 1 of The Spongebob Dead. It premiered on November 7, 2009.
Spongebob sets off to find his pet snail and Grandma, meanwhile, Squidward takes drastic measures after meeting his first zombie and causes a riot in The Krusty Krab.
Sandy tells the scared Patrick about the news reports since he was not paying attention finding the news boring. Suddenly, everyone notices the customer with a bite mark has died and when Harold(another customer) goes to give him CPR, the customer reanimates and bites Harold's lips off, as Harold is being devoured, Squidward takes drastic measures and takes the top off a Krusty Krab table and bashes in the reanimated customer's brains, killing him once again. The customers get mad that they just witnessed a kill and they demand more information on this using their forks and knives. Soon after, Spongebob stops by his house to get Gary when things begin to take a turn for the worst but he finds an infected eating Gary, Spongebob takes a kitchen knife when the infected notices him and kills the infected with it and seeing Gary barely alive with his entrails sticking out, Spongebob is forced to stab Gary in the head putting him out of his misery. Grandma Squarepants has stopped by and so has Patrick right after to protect Spongebob and the three barricade Spongebob's pineapple. Later, Squidward, Mr.Krabs and Sandy take shelter in the bathroom when a riot is born in the Krusty Krab with many customers killing each other out of rage.
Mr.Lawrence - Harold
Bitten customer - succumbed to infection
Harold - devoured by a zombie
- First appearance of Grandma Squarepants.
- First (and last) appearance of Harold.
- The title of this episode refers to the zombies as they are something different and also to the alien movie, Close Encounters of the Third Kind.