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The Krusty Krab television is a standard-definition TV that occasionally appears in the Krusty Krab. It first appears in the episode "Nasty Patty."


Known programs

Known guests and hosts

Role in episodes

"Nasty Patty"

In its first episode appearance, the TV is in the kitchen. It shows news about a fraud health inspector wanting free food and Mr. Krabs and SpongeBob think that he is the legitimate health inspector. It later shows a photo of the fraud who looks completely different from the legit one that they thought they murdered shortly afterward.

"Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy V"

The news on the TV shows clips of the members of EVIL (Every Villain Is Lemons) committing crimes.

TV in a different spot in "Born Again Krabs."

"Born Again Krabs"

Mr. Krabs promises to be generous. He moves the TV from the kitchen into the main part of the restaurant. Afterwards, a customer is watching a movie on the TV. After Mr. Krabs realizes he was awake the whole time, he turns it off and erases the blue fish's memory of watching the movie.

"The Krusty Sponge"

An interviewed Gene Scallop talks about how he did not like the Krusty Krab's atmosphere, service, or how Mr. Krabs salivated. He did however like the food and the cook who served it to him.

"What Ever Happened to SpongeBob?"

The TV gives Mr. Krabs, Squidward, Patrick, and Sandy information about SpongeBob's whereabouts. Later, it says that bubbles are spreading like a virus in New Kelp City as part of a new pro-bubble law caused by "Mayor CheeseHead BrownPants."

"Komputer Overload"

The TV shows Plankton with his robots destroying downtown Bikini Bottom, and that it is heading straight for the Krusty Krab.

"The Masterpiece"

Squidward is secretly watching "As The Tide Turns" on the Krusty Krab television. After his show, an ad for the Sea Chicken Shack comes on, which Mr. Krabs watches after Mr. Sea Chicken mentions that they are the best restaurant in the sea.


It is shown advertising Snail Bites, which motivates SpongeBob to later buy the treats for Gary.

"Safe Deposit Krabs"

The television is viewed by Mr. Krabs where he learns of the opening of the Bank of Bikini Bottom Bank and its deal to make a little more money.

"Séance Shméance"

It appears while Squidward and SpongeBob are watching a Halloween TV special.

"Kenny the Cat"

It is seen when SpongeBob shows Mr. Krabs a clip of Kenny playing football and holding a lot of money. However, this time it is a high-definition television instead of the usual standard definition TV.


At the end of the episode, SpongeBob, Squidward, and Mr. Krabs watch ChefBob Cooking with Insults on the Krusty Krab television.

"Plankton Paranoia"

Plankton's commercial for the Chum Bucket appears on the TV during the episode.