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{{CTab}}
 
{{CTab}}
 
{{Character
 
{{Character
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|first-appearance = "[[Help Wanted]]" (intro)<br>"[[Suds]]" (in-series)
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|latest-appearance = "[[Handemonium]]"
 
|name = Hans
 
|name = Hans
|image = Hans.jpg
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|occupation(s) = Hypno-therapist
 
|gender = Male
 
|gender = Male
|color = White/tan
 
 
|species = Human hand
 
|species = Human hand
|friends = {{Link|SpongeBob SquarePants}}<br>{{Link|Patrick Star}}
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|image = Hans stock image.png
|employer = [[Purple Doctorfish]]
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|color = White/tan
|first-appearance = "[[SpongeBob SquarePants Theme Song]]"
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|friends = [[SpongeBob SquarePants]]<br>[[Patrick Star]]<br>[[Sheldon J. Plankton]]<br>[[Squidward Tentacles]]
|latest-appearance = "[[Unreal Estate]]"
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|employer = [[Purple Doctorfish]] ("[[Suds]]")<br>[[Director]] ("[[Model Sponge]]")
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|enemies = [[Eugene H. Krabs]]<br>[[Chum Bucket glove]]
 
|portrayer = [[Tom Kenny]] (voice)<br>[[Peter Bennett]] (hand)
 
|portrayer = [[Tom Kenny]] (voice)<br>[[Peter Bennett]] (hand)
 
}}
 
}}
'''Hans'''{{e|Suds}} is a character who appears in the [[SpongeBob SquarePants Theme Song|theme song of SpongeBob SquarePants]] and some episodes. He is a human hand, and it is revealed in the episode "[[Model Sponge]]" that he has no body. His name is used as a play on the word "hands."
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'''Hans'''{{e|Suds}} is a character who appears in the [[SpongeBob SquarePants Theme Song|theme song of SpongeBob SquarePants]] and some episodes. However, in the "[[It's a SpongeBob Christmas!]]" theme song, Hans is replaced with [[Santa Claus]]' hand. He is a human hand. His name is a play on the word "hands."
   
 
==Description==
 
==Description==
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==="[[Imitation Krabs]]"===
 
==="[[Imitation Krabs]]"===
SpongeBob realizes how he chose the wrong {{Link|Mr. Krabs}}, and goes out to retrieve the real one, which he had covered with [[tartar sauce]] and served with fries. However, upon exiting the [[Krusty Krab]] to retrieve him, he sees that Hans is trying to eat him with a fork. When SpongeBob grabs the cart and wheels him in, Hans disappears into the sky. Whether that was a different German hand or Hans was mysteriously above water and gigantic, is unknown.
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SpongeBob realizes how he chose the wrong {{Link|Mr. Krabs}}, and goes out to retrieve the real one, which he had covered with [[tartar sauce]] and served with fries. However, upon exiting the [[Krusty Krab]] to retrieve him, he sees that Hans is trying to eat him with a fork. Mr. Krabs keeps him at bay with a fry until SpongeBob grabs the cart and wheels him in, with Hans disappearing into the sky.
   
 
==="[[Christmas Who?]]"===
 
==="[[Christmas Who?]]"===
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==="[[Party Pooper Pants]]"===
 
==="[[Party Pooper Pants]]"===
Hans was seen as rocket in the song ''[[Underwater Sun]]''.
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At the start of [[Underwater Sun]], Hans takes off like a rocket and lands in the ocean, next to SpongeBob's house.
   
 
==="[[Clams]]"===
 
==="[[Clams]]"===
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==="[[Model Sponge]]"===
 
==="[[Model Sponge]]"===
Hans is the hand that can be seen in the [[New Sponge]] commercial. He uses SpongeBob to scrub dirty surfaces. However, SpongeBob resists Hans when he wants to clean the grotesque toilet with him. Later, when SpongeBob goes to work at the Krusty Krab again, Hans can be seen using the bathroom there. Why Mr. Krabs would allow him in his establishment after the events of "Imitation Krabs," and how a severed Human Arm can use the restroom, is unknown.
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Hans is the hand that can be seen in the [[New Sponge]] commercial. He uses SpongeBob to scrub dirty surfaces. However, SpongeBob resists Hans when he wants to clean the grotesque toilet with him. Later, when SpongeBob goes to work at the Krusty Krab again, Hans can be seen using the bathroom there.
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==="[[Unreal Estate]]"===
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He appears in SpongeBob's daydreams of him living in a [[Banana house|banana]], a [[Hot pepper house|hot pepper]], and a [[chicken parmesan hero house]] with parodies of the show's theme song playing in each daydream.
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==="[[The Legend of Boo-Kini Bottom]]"===
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He appears in archive footage from the episode "[[Truth or Square]]."
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==="[[Patnocchio]]"===
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He is one of the people who high five Patrick.
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==="[[SpongeBob's Bad Habit]]"===
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He hypnotizes SpongeBob to cure him of biting his nails.
   
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==="[[Handemonium]]"===
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He helps SpongeBob and Plankton to stop the Chum Bucket glove from destroying Bikini Bottom.
   
===Video game appearances===
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==Video Games==
 
===''[[SuperSponge]]'' (PS Version)===
 
===''[[SuperSponge]]'' (PS Version)===
Hans is seen in the end of into for the game.
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Hans is seen in the end of the intro for the game.
   
 
===''[[Revenge of the Flying Dutchman]]'' (GBA Version)===
 
===''[[Revenge of the Flying Dutchman]]'' (GBA Version)===
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===[[The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (video game)|''The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie'' video game]]===
 
===[[The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (video game)|''The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie'' video game]]===
Whenever SpongeBob or Patrick fall or drift off course, or fail to make it to a checkpoint or area on time when riding in vehicle, Hans catches them and they respawn back on course to retry.
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Whenever SpongeBob or Patrick fall or drift off course, or fail to make it to a checkpoint or area on time when riding in a vehicle, Hans catches them and they respawn back on course to retry.
   
 
===''[[SpongeBob's Atlantis SquarePantis]]'' (DS Version)===
 
===''[[SpongeBob's Atlantis SquarePantis]]'' (DS Version)===
He is seen in the minigame "Magic Treasure Ride," trying To block {{Link|Mr. Krabs}} to get [[money]].
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He is seen in the minigame "Magic Treasure Ride," trying to block {{Link|Mr. Krabs}} from getting [[money]].
   
 
===''[[Drawn to Life: SpongeBob SquarePants Edition]]''===
 
===''[[Drawn to Life: SpongeBob SquarePants Edition]]''===
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===''[[Deep Freeze Freak Out]]''===
 
===''[[Deep Freeze Freak Out]]''===
Hans can be seen giving the player an ice cube to throw at SpongeBob and [[Plankton]].
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Hans can be seen giving the player an ice cube to throw at SpongeBob and {{Link|Plankton}}.
   
 
===''[[Pian-Oh-No!]]''===
 
===''[[Pian-Oh-No!]]''===
Hans appears to squashed plankton throughout the whole game.
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Hans appears to squish Plankton throughout the game.
   
 
===''[[Tighty Whitey Tumble]]''===
 
===''[[Tighty Whitey Tumble]]''===
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==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
*In many translations of "Hans" throughout SpongeBob SquarePants history, his name remains the same. This, however, means Hans' name does not pun on anything in the translations.
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*In many translations of "Hans" throughout SpongeBob SquarePants' history, his name remains the same. This, however, means Hans' name does not pun on anything in the translations.
**In the Croatian dub, Hans' name is "Rukavina", which is a common Croatian surname, translating to "HANDvina."
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**In [[SpužvaBob Skockani|the Croatian dub]], Hans' name is "Rukavina," which is a common Croatian surname, translating to "HANDvina."
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*While he is usually a live-action character, the episode "Handemonium" has him animated for a few scenes, marking his first animated appearance in the series.
   
 
==References==
 
==References==
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[[Category:Atlantis SquarePantis]]
 
[[Category:Atlantis SquarePantis]]
 
[[Category:Book characters]]
 
[[Category:Book characters]]
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[[Category:Humans]]

Revision as of 12:43, February 17, 2020

Character

Hans[1] is a character who appears in the theme song of SpongeBob SquarePants and some episodes. However, in the "It's a SpongeBob Christmas!" theme song, Hans is replaced with Santa Claus' hand. He is a human hand. His name is a play on the word "hands."

Description

Hans is a pinkish white hand, with the fingers folded together. His sleeve can be presumed as part of a naval jacket (which would make sense, considering the theme of the show). He has a German accent.

History

In the theme song of the show, he can be seen briefly, handing SpongeBob his pants.

"Suds"

This episode marks Hans' first role in the series. He appears in cutscenes, where he uses SpongeBob and Patrick as cleaning tools. He uses SpongeBob to clean to cure him of his sickness, and he uses Patrick to clean as punishment for impersonating a doctor.

"Imitation Krabs"

SpongeBob realizes how he chose the wrong Mr. Krabs, and goes out to retrieve the real one, which he had covered with tartar sauce and served with fries. However, upon exiting the Krusty Krab to retrieve him, he sees that Hans is trying to eat him with a fork. Mr. Krabs keeps him at bay with a fry until SpongeBob grabs the cart and wheels him in, with Hans disappearing into the sky.

"Christmas Who?"

Hans appears in the live-action Patchy segment where Hans rings a bell three times to signify to Patchy that its time for him to open fan mail.

"Party Pooper Pants"

At the start of Underwater Sun, Hans takes off like a rocket and lands in the ocean, next to SpongeBob's house.

"Clams"

Mr. Krabs, during his breakdown, sucks on Hans' thumb.

"Model Sponge"

Hans is the hand that can be seen in the New Sponge commercial. He uses SpongeBob to scrub dirty surfaces. However, SpongeBob resists Hans when he wants to clean the grotesque toilet with him. Later, when SpongeBob goes to work at the Krusty Krab again, Hans can be seen using the bathroom there.

"Unreal Estate"

He appears in SpongeBob's daydreams of him living in a banana, a hot pepper, and a chicken parmesan hero house with parodies of the show's theme song playing in each daydream.

"The Legend of Boo-Kini Bottom"

He appears in archive footage from the episode "Truth or Square."

"Patnocchio"

He is one of the people who high five Patrick.

"SpongeBob's Bad Habit"

He hypnotizes SpongeBob to cure him of biting his nails.

"Handemonium"

He helps SpongeBob and Plankton to stop the Chum Bucket glove from destroying Bikini Bottom.

Video Games

SuperSponge (PS Version)

Hans is seen in the end of the intro for the game.

Revenge of the Flying Dutchman (GBA Version)

Hans is seen Putting SpongeBob at the start of any level.

Battle for Bikini Bottom

He catches SpongeBob, Sandy, and Patrick if they ever try to cross the dotted red line or fall into an abyss. He is also seen in the GBA Version but as a rocket to get SpongeBob across.

The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie video game

Whenever SpongeBob or Patrick fall or drift off course, or fail to make it to a checkpoint or area on time when riding in a vehicle, Hans catches them and they respawn back on course to retry.

SpongeBob's Atlantis SquarePantis (DS Version)

He is seen in the minigame "Magic Treasure Ride," trying to block Mr. Krabs from getting money.

Drawn to Life: SpongeBob SquarePants Edition

Hans is seen taking the player's character away whenever the player makes it to the end of a stage.

SpongeBob's Truth or Square (DS Version)

Hans is seen in the minigame "Buns-a-Blazin," where he is seen taking the ingredients for the Krabby Patty.

Deep Freeze Freak Out

Hans can be seen giving the player an ice cube to throw at SpongeBob and Plankton.

Pian-Oh-No!

Hans appears to squish Plankton throughout the game.

Tighty Whitey Tumble

Hans appears to give SpongeBob a wedgie.

Trivia

  • In many translations of "Hans" throughout SpongeBob SquarePants' history, his name remains the same. This, however, means Hans' name does not pun on anything in the translations.
    • In the Croatian dub, Hans' name is "Rukavina," which is a common Croatian surname, translating to "HANDvina."
  • While he is usually a live-action character, the episode "Handemonium" has him animated for a few scenes, marking his first animated appearance in the series.

References

  1. ^ "Suds." SpongeBob SquarePants. Nickelodeon. January 17, 2000. Television.
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