Season 9 will starts with the episodes:

179a Gary Is Dead January 1, 2012

Plot: Gary eats a jelyfish and dies

179b SpongeBob Meets Diablo Cody January 1, 2012

Plot: Diablo Cody comes to Bikni Bottom

180 Atlantis SquarePants 2 January 27, 2012

Plot: SpongeBob gets lost in atlatnis after his friend s leave him there.

181a Hooky 2 TBA

Plot: A hook rips Mr. Krabs's butt off so cant he poop anymire.

181b Sponge Go Hard TBA

Plot: SpongeBob gets an erection

182 Boating Bash

Plot: SpongeBob wants to marry Rachael Leigh Cook.