"Maybe a story will cheer you up. It's called the Ugly Barnacle"
— The introduction to the story, as told in the 2000 movie
"Once there was an ugly barnacle."
— The opening line of the story
"He was so ugly that everyone died."
— The climax of the story
— The final line of the story
"That didn't help at all!"
— Sponge Bob Square Pants, on The Ugly Barnacle