Watermelons III: THE MELONING is the third installment in the "Watermelons" prank series held by Nickelodeon that lasted an entire day, and was heavily advertised throughout Nickelodeon commercials with a watermelon with seeds that spell "III". This only effected the Nickelodeon channel this time, and not other divisions such as Nick. Jr or Nicktoons. The event was also advertised as "THE MELONING".
All times are Eastern.
- 8:00 - The Meloning begins with a commercial saying "THE MELONING HAS BEGUN".
- 8:01 - Tea at the Treedome, a SpongeBob SquarePants episode, airs, and is corrupted with the power of the watermelons. The entire episode is changed to reflect watermelons. The episode starts to act strange when a watermelon lands in front of Sandy. She comments on it, and brings it to her lab. She tests it, and it blows up in her face. The watermelon is revealed to have made a hole in the treedome, and Sandy puts on her helmet when she realizes water is entering the dome. The rest of the episode focuses on fixing her treedome.
- 8:30 - A beating watermelon similar to a heart is shown in a commercial, with the word "OPERATION FOP".
- 8:31 - The Fairly Odd Parents airs, and the entire episode is corrupted with watermelons due to Cosmo messing up a wish. The episode focuses on getting rid of watermelons throughout Dimmsdale.
- 8:45 - A commercial airs with the words "SEED SPITTER".
- 8:50 - A short animation of a person spitting seeds is shown, and the seeds all spell out "C".
- 9:00 - Chrome's Show of Chromeyness airs and Daccino practices his swordsman skills by slicing the watermelons that corrupted the city.