This is the page about the snail. For other uses, see Larry (disambiguation).

Lary the Snail is a stray sea snail with a bad attitude. SpongeBob buys him from the pound after Gary had chosen to live with Patrick and Rex had run away. He first appears in the episode "Dumped."


Lary has very thick and bushy black eyebrows that resemble Oscar the Grouch's eyebrow on his head. He has an olive-brown shell with light brown dots, a purple curl on his shell and a pink and jade green underside. He hates sleeping on newspapers on the floor and would rather sleep on a bed. He hisses when he does not like something or when he does not get his way. His attitude is also not the best.

In the video game Lights, Camera, Pants!, he is shown to have a mustache, but a very small one.



Lary is the second pet that SpongeBob brings home after Gary chooses to live with Patrick after the worm, Rex. One of the first things SpongeBob does with Lary is feed him (giving him Gary's food bowl, crossing out the "G" and replacing it with an "L"). However, Lary hisses at the food and a frightened SpongeBob takes it away. A little later, SpongeBob prepares himself to go to sleep and had put a bunch of newspaper on the floor for Lary to sleep on. However, Lary hisses and rips up the newspaper and takes over SpongeBob's bed, forcing him to sleep on the floor.

The next day, Lary watches television until SpongeBob interrupts him with a snail joke. Lary isn't amused by this joke and angrily hisses at SpongeBob, before leaving and probably completely abandoning SpongeBob like Rex did to him. It is unknown where he went afterwards.

SpongeBob SquarePants: The Essential Guide

Lary is featured as one of SpongeBob's former pets. His name is spelled as "Larry" throughout the book.

Meow...Like a Snail?!

He is seen in the "Dumped" segment of the book.

Lights, Camera, Pants!

He is a pet of the Sneaky Hermit.

SpongeBob's Truth or Square

Lary appears as the challenge tiki.

How SpongeBob Are You?

A picture of him appears as one of the selectable choices on question 2.

Snail Park

Lary is one of the snails to play with.

"The Clam Whisperer"

Lary and a few other animals are seen drinking out of a river with straws, but SpongeBob and the clams he was following scares them away.

"Gary & Spot"

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Gary looks like Lary.

  • In "Gary's New Toy," when Gary hisses at the end, he looks like Lary.
  • His name is mistakenly spelled as "Larry" in the credits.
  • He looks similar to Larry Luciano, as they both have the same color palette.
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