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? Both Squidward and Pearl are fans of this group. In "Whale of a Birthday," it is revealed that Squidward likes this group and knows the words to every song created by them.


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. They show up out of a gift box after SpongeBob pulls 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.
  • They are a parody of the Jonas Brothers.
  • Their name is also a reference to the song "Boys Don't Cry" by The Cure.
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