Encyclopedia SpongeBobia
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Encyclopedia SpongeBobia
Object

The Chum Bucket bucket helmet is a hat worn by either employees or customers of the Chum Bucket, depending on which story it is being used in.

It first appears in the episode "Welcome to the Chum Bucket," then in The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie and its video game adaptation, where it is used as a mind-control device.

Description

"Welcome to the Chum Bucket"

This version is a light gray bucket with the Chum Bucket's initials written in red text in the center above the visor.

The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie

This version is a dark gray bucket with the Chum Bucket's initials written in red text in the center. This device is used to change the mindset of the fish wearing it, which the helmet covers the face of when controlled.

Role in series

"Welcome to the Chum Bucket"

SpongeBob is forced to wear the bucket helmet by Plankton, as he was working for the Chum Bucket.

The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie

Plankton uses the bucket helmet to take over the minds of the Bikini Bottomites. He then uses them as robots to make Bikini Bottom into Planktopolis, but at the end of the movie, SpongeBob destroys the bucket helmets, frees the minds of the Bikini Bottomites, and turns Planktopolis back into Bikini Bottom. Meanwhile, Plankton was arrested for brainwashing all the people of Bikini Bottom.

The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie video game

Most enemies in the game and the background characters in Planktopolis wear mind-control bucket helmets.

"Chum Bucket Supreme"

Customers wear Chum Bucket bucket helmets around their necks to consume the eponymous food inside them.

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