Boys Who Cry is a boy band that appears in the episodes "Whale of a Birthday," "Mall Girl Pearl," and "Whale Watching," and the online game How Well Do You Know SpongeBob SquarePants?


The band members all wear the same blue v-neck uniform. The blue fish has short blond hair, the light orange fish has brown hair, and the yellow fish has red hair. In "Mall Girl Pearl," the light pink fish has brown hair and the lime green fish has blond hair.

Role in episode

Boys Who Cry is first mentioned by Pearl when she requests them to sing at her birthday party. She was previously shown having a dream about them in which she attended their concert at the beginning. They show up out of a gift box after SpongeBob opens up with all her gifts. They charge $1,000,000 just to show up at any place to sing there.



  • It is revealed in "Whale of a Birthday" that they sell various merchandise, such as posters and CDs.
  • Their name is a reference to the song "Boys Don't Cry" by The Cure.
  • Both Pearl and Squidward are huge fans of this band.
  • Squidward knows the words to every song by this band.
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