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The Good Krabby Name

Mr. Krabs wants to promote the Krusty Krab.

"The Good Krabby Name" contains examples of:

  • Goofy Suit: SpongeBob wears a krabby patty costume as one of the ways he promotes the Krusty Krab.
  • Series Continuity Error: Some of the fish in the pictures on the "Those who have not eaten here" wall have actually been seen inside the Krusty Krab in past episodes. Though it's possible it takes place before those episodes.
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  • Stalker Without a Crush: It shown that Mr. Krabs spends most of his time spying on the people he knows haven't eaten at the Krusty Krab.
  • Tempting Fate: At one point, a fish claims that if he sees the words Krusty Krab one more time, he's gonna scream. Afterwards, a blimp falls in front of him spelling the words Krusty Krab, and he promptly does so in front of SpongeBob and Patrick.
  • Visual Pun: Patrick claims that he hired a skywriter. It then shows a fish falling out of the sky, writing the word "help" on a notepad.

Move It or Lose It

Mr. Krabs and Plankton circulate petitions about the bulldozing of a Bikini Bottom restaurant.


"Move It or Lose It" contains examples of:

  • Bribing Your Way to Victory: Plankton manages to collect enough signatures on his petition by paying people money. He even manages to pay Mr. Krabs four times for his signature.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: SpongeBob unwittingly gives Plankton the idea of paying people to sign his petition.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: When Mr. Krabs places SpongeBob and Squidward to collect signatures for his petition, Squidward promptly drops his clipboard and leaves.
  • "Shaggy Dog" Story: Plankton actually succeeds in preventing the Chum Bucket from getting bulldozed, and SpongeBob and Mr. Krabs are unable to stop the Slate Officer from bulldozing the Krusty Krab despite their best efforts. In the end, it's revealed that the Slate Officer never had any intention of destroying the Krusty Krab, and only pushed it one more foot so it would comply with the new 100-foot law.

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