Not to be confused with Herb.

Herbert[1] "Herb"[2] Star[3] is the husband of Margie and the father of Patrick and Sam Star.


Herb 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.

In "Chocolate with Nuts" he appears without a mustache and his shirt has the same colors as Patrick's pants, and looks almost exactly alike compared to his son.


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

He fell in love with Margie Star when they went to the World's Least Interesting Sweater.[4]

The two married and have two children, Sam Star and Patrick Star.

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


"Home Sweet Pineapple"

He is indirectly mentioned with his wife as "parents."

"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's Patrick?" Patrick hugs his parents and they are impressed that he can do basic tasks like getting dressed.

"Chocolate with Nuts"

He is one of the many customers of SpongeBob and Patrick when they are selling their chocolate bars. Patrick tells him that chocolate bars will "keep you from getting any uglier." He buys some, telling his son "Just in time!" In this episode, he appears without a mustache and he looks very similar to his son.

"Rule of Dumb"

He appears on the family tree. This appearance also reveals his name.

Hooray for Dads!

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.

See also


  1. ^ "The Patrick Family Tree" (SpongeBob SquarePants Official YouTube Channel)
  2. ^ "Rule of Dumb"
  3. ^ Surname of Patrick Star
  4. ^ "Food Con Castaways"
Star Family (VE)

Gary the SnailHerb StarMargie StarPrincess TulsaPatrick StarPrince DingusKing AmoebaMaw TucketQueen MildewSluggoYorickBilly Bob StarPrince CallousCarlSam StarPrimitive StarPatarPecos PatrickPatrick RevereEdPatTron

Patrick's alter-egos
Pat the HorsePat the CrabPatricia

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