A Bikini Bottom, quelqu'un a volé la couronne du roi Neptune, et le patron de Bob l'éponge, M. Krabs, figure en tête des suspects. Convaincus de son innocence, Bob et Patrick partent pour Shell City avec l'intention de le disculper et de restituer sa couronne à Neptune.
There's trouble brewing in Bikini Bottom. Someone has stolen King Neptune's crown, and it looks like Mr. Krab, SpongeBob's boss, is the culprit. Though he's just been passed over for the promotion of his dreams, SpongeBob stands by his boss, and along with his best pal Patrick, sets out on a treacherous mission to Shell City to reclaim the crown and save Mr. Krab's life.