Toy Store of Doom 062.jpg
"I can't hear you! It's too dark in here!"

This article contains an infobox that is incomplete. Please help Encyclopedia SpongeBobia by completing the information in the infobox.
Please remove this message when finished.

Wow son, you recognized us this time!
— Herb Cecil Star, "I'm with Stupid"

Herb[5] Cecil[6] Star[1][2] is the husband of Margie Bunny Star and the father of Sam and Patrick, and adoptive father to Squidina Star.[1][2] He first appears in the episode "I'm with Stupid."


Herb Cecil and his wife look similar. He has a large walrus-esque dark gray mustache and is coral pink with red dots. Just like the rest of the Star family, his pants are the same as Patrick's but he wears a shirt that has a mauve color with light green flowers. He wears the same colors as his wife and his son Patrick.

For The Patrick Star show, he’ll be light green in color, half bald, brown hair and mustache, wears gray pants with brown belt and white shirt with red bowtie.

Sleepy Time 052.png
"I can turn into a skyscraper!"
This section is too short. You can help Encyclopedia SpongeBobia by expanding it.


Herb Cecil was born as one of at least three children of Maw Tucket, daughter of Yorick, and Princess Tulsa and Billy Bob GrandPat Star.

He fell in love with Margie Bunny when they went to the World's Least Interesting Sweater.[7]

The two married and had three children, Sam, Patrick, and Squidina.[1][2]

He is also related to Gary the Snail according to Patrick's family tree.

Role in series

"Home Sweet Pineapple"

He is indirectly mentioned along with his wife as "parents," in which it is revealed that Patrick's parents kicked him out and forced him to live on his own.

"I'm with Stupid"

He and his wife appear at the end of the episode. Squidward comes over to Patrick's house to say that Patrick's parents have been repeatedly asking where their son is. Patrick hugs his parents and they are impressed that he can do basic tasks like getting dressed.

"Rule of Dumb"

He appears on the family tree. This appearance also reveals one of his names.

Hooray for Dads! (Book)

He is seen as one of the fathers at the Annual Dad and Kids Games Day event.

Drawn to Life: SpongeBob SquarePants Edition

He appears as someone who the main character has to save.

"Snooze You Lose"

While suffering from a soda eruption in his stomach, Patrick says to SpongeBob to his parents that he loves her along with Margie Bunny.

"Patrick's Tantrum"

He rings the bell to Patrick and causes him to throw a tantrum because he hates the bell ringing.

The Patrick Star Show

Sleepy Time 052.png
"I can turn into a skyscraper!"
This section is too short. You can help Encyclopedia SpongeBobia by expanding it.



  • Him having dissimilar designs with different names is akin to Margie Bunny Star, Billy Bob GrandPat Star, and Ella Lily Plankton.
  • In the "Patrick Star Show", Patrick's father is named Cecil and has a much different appearance.


Starfish (VE)

Abominable StarfishAlternate-Universe PatrickBilly Bob StarCaptain ScarfishEd StarGiant PatrickHerb StarIce Cream KingJanetMargie StarMartyMaw TucketMini Brain PatricksMini PatrickMini PatricksMuscular starfishPatarPatrick (Primitive)Patrick clonesPatrick Not-StarPatrick ReverePatrick StarPatrick the SnowmanPatrick's consciencePatrick's cousinsPatTronPecos PatrickRandomLand PatrickSam StarStarfish ministerStarfish mummy

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.