Gary's shell is worn by Gary in . It appears many times throughout.
It is pink with a red swirl and purple dots. In "
Frozen Face-Off", it is revealed that he lives in the shell when he feels cold and decides to go in there to warm up. It's also known to store various items.
Role in series
Gary plays the song "
Loop de Loop" on his record player under his shell.
SpongeBob accidentally throws Gary at the wall and then his shell breaks.
The shell explodes after Gary's head gasket blows.
SpongeBob enters Gary's shell to clean it.
When SpongeBob hugs Gary, he squeezes him too hard and his shell breaks. Also, when he disappears, Gary overeats, causing his shell to break.
Mr. Krabs looks for a penny in Gary's shell.
He tries to get away from SpongeBob so he doesn't need to go to the pet show. SpongeBob even uses the shell.
SpongeBob looks in Gary's shell to find some money.
SpongeBob removes Gary's shell to clean it in the washing machine, exposing his underwear.
SpongeBob tries to get Gary a new shell.
Gary's shell disappears in the Bikini Bottom Triangle.
SpongeBob uses Gary's record player under his shell to play "
Gary gets a fake shell, giving his real one to
One of the objects used on one of the holes includes Gary's shell.
When Gary is feeling cold, he goes in his shell to warm up.
Plankton enters Gary's shell to look for the formula.