Characters: The Ugly Barnacle
The Ugly BarnacleHe was so ugly that everyone died.
- Anti-Hero or Villain Protagonist: Two interpretations
- Barnacle of Mass Destruction
- Brown Note
- Butt Monkey: Presumably.
- Not So Harmless: he killed everyone
- Eldritch Abomination: Possibly.
- Everyone Calls Him Ugly Barnacle
- Gonk: An example of a Deconstructed Trope.
- The Grotesque
- The Hero Dies: Possibly, assuming he's The Hero.
- Hero Killer: Assuming he's not The Hero.
- Hope Bringer: Painfully subverted.
- No Name Given
- Sliding Scale of Beauty: Lovecraftian
- Walking Spoiler: Knowing too much about this character gives away the twist that he kills everyone.
EveryoneThey were killed by the Barnacle in the end.
- Anyone Can Die: Everyone does.
- Driven to Suicide: One theory on how they all died.
- Dropped a Bridge on Him: You didn't expect all of them to die, did you?
- No Name Given: They do have names, but you can't expect Patrick to name all 7 billion of us.
- Normal People: Most of them, presumably.
- Kill 'em All
- Killed Off for Real: Or are they?
- Walking Spoiler
Patrick StarThe Narrator of the story.
- It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time: Telling Spongebob the story.
- Nightmare Fetishist
- Nightmare Fuel Station Attendant
- Slasher Smile
- Gonk: Believes himself to be this. He just needs a breath check first.
- Heroic BSOD
- Hope Spot: When Spongebob first heard the opening lines, he was expecting a story that would cheer him up. Sadly, the story went in the opposite direction.
- You Need a Breath Mint