"Gator" was composed by Steve Belfer. It is most commonly used as a theme for Patrick, but is also used for SpongeBob as well and sometimes Squidward.






  • To date, season 3 is the only season in which this track does not play.
  • This track has mostly played in low-pitch since season 7.
  • For years, this track was thought to be named "Seaweed," until Steve Belfer confirmed that the name was "Gator," it even shows this track listed as "Gator" in The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water.
  • This is the fifth most used non-sound effect track in the series behind "Grass Skirt Chase," "Hawaiian Cocktail," "The Tip Top Polka/The Cliff Polka", and "Seaweed."
  • To date, "Squeaky Boots" and "New Digs" are the only episodes in which this track plays in a scene that involves Mr. Krabs.
  • The scene from the second movie is, to date, the only scene that this track plays in that doesn’t involve SpongeBob, Patrick, or Squidward.
  • Between "I'm with Stupid" and "The Lost Mattress", This track took almost 4 years to return.
  • Salsa Imbecilicus is the only season 9 episode to use this track.
  • Currently, the last episode to play it in the normal pitch is "The Abrasive Side". Although, the second movie somewhat plays it in normal pitch.
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