Accidents Will Happen: Squidward gets an injury at the Krusty Krab and forces Mr. Krabs to pamper him.
- Truth in Television: During an investigation, you will notice a number of aspects that doesn't fit a witness's description.
- Wounded Gazelle Gambit: Squidward pulls this off on Mr. Krabs until he was found out.
The Other Patty: Mr. Krabs and Plankton share a rivalry with a new burger joint.
- Continuity Nod: Mr. Krabs and Plankton's former friendship was brought up again.
- Mediation Backfire: SpongeBob reveals in the end that he started the Flabby Patty to help Mr. Krabs and Plankton's friendship. The two respond by chasing after him, with intent to beat him up.
- Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Mr. Krabs and Plankton when reluctantly taking SpongeBob's idea of working together to get the secret formula.
- Ungrateful Bastard: How does Mr. Krabs and Plankton repay SpongeBob for restoring their friendship? By intending to beat him up.
- We Used to Be Friends: SpongeBob mentions Mr. Krabs and Plankton's old friendship through a picture.