[laughs] Freedom!
— Hairball, "The Krusty Bucket"

The hairball[1] is a character who appears in the episode "The Krusty Bucket."


It is a big hairball of Mr. Krabs' hair with a mouth and eyes.

Role in episode

When Plankton sneaks into the bathroom of the Krabs house, he tries to steal a hair sample from Mr. Krabs. He ends up swallowing a large amount of it and coughs up hair throughout the episode. At the end of the episode, he coughs up a living wad of it, which grows a face and arms and expresses joy over its freedom.



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