|| Oh no. SpongeBob, quick, reel it in. Can't you hear the music? That's a 4/4 string ostinato in D minor! Every sailor knows that means death!
The live-action orchestra is a group of musicians who appear multiple times in the episode "Clams" and the book Who's Hungry?.
Role in episode
The orchestra first appears when Sandals gives Mr. Krabs his one millionth dollar.
They later appear on Mr. Krabs' boat after SpongeBob casts his millionth dollar into the lagoon, which warns him that a clam is approaching.
Mr. Krabs later uses the orchestra to bring back the clam so he can retrieve his dollar.