And you remembered to get dressed today!
— Margie Star, "I'm with Stupid"

Marjorie "Margie"[1] Star[2] is the mother of Patrick and Sam Star and wife of Herb Star. She first appears in the episode "I'm with Stupid."


She is a coral pink starfish who has jet-black hair with a violet-red flower in her hair. She wears a big top-dress that is the same in design and color as Patrick's pants. She has three long, thick eyelashes just like SpongeBob.


Margie fell in love with Herb Star when they went to the World's Least Exciting Sweater.[3]

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

Patrick took her to his junior prom.[4]

At one point, she named a sandwich that Patrick made "Fred."[5]

She never learned to swim.[6]

Role in series

She and her husband were first indirectly mentioned by Patrick as "parents" in "Home Sweet Pineapple," when he mentions that his parents kicked him out of their house at an early age and forced him to live on his own.

"The Chaperone"

SpongeBob indirectly mentions her when he points out to Gary that it was Patrick who took his mom to junior prom.

"Something Smells"

When Patrick rambles in the Reef Cinema bathroom, he says, "What's my mom gonna say?," indirectly mentioning her.

"I'm with Stupid"

She and her husband 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 he is. Patrick hugs his parents and they are impressed that he can do basic tasks like getting dressed.

The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie video game

In the console version, when the player pauses the game, Patrick occasionally says that she told him "if you can't say anything nice about someone, don't blow your nose into your hand."

"Rule of Dumb"

She appears on the family tree. This appearance also reveals her name.

"Sing a Song of Patrick"

Patrick mentions in his song that she named his sandwich "Fred."

"A Flea in Her Dome"

SpongeBob mentions Patrick's mother to him.

"What Ever Happened to SpongeBob?"

Patrick tells SpongeBob that he spent all day making a birthday cake for his mother, which SpongeBob accidentally destroys before Patrick tells him this.

Drawn to Life: SpongeBob SquarePants Edition

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

Bad Luck Day

Patrick mentions that she cannot swim.

"Snooze You Lose"

Patrick says to SpongeBob to his parents that he loves her along with Herb.

 "Patrick's Tantrum"


  1. ^ "Rule of Dumb." SpongeBob SquarePants. Nickelodeon. DATE. Television.
  2. ^ Family name of Herb Star
  3. ^ "Food Con Castaways." SpongeBob SquarePants. Nickelodeon. DATE. Television.
  4. ^ "The Chaperone." SpongeBob SquarePants. Nickelodeon. October 2, 1999. Television.
  5. ^ "Sing a Song of Patrick." SpongeBob SquarePants. Nickelodeon. DATE. Television.
  6. ^ Bad Luck Day
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