Mr. Krabs' first dollar is the first dollar bill Mr. Krabs has ever earned. It first appears in the episode "Wet Painters."



  • Original version - The dollar looks like an ordinary dollar.
  • Patrick's version -
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    Patrick's version of the dollar

    Patrick drew on it with crayon and it looked nothing like a real dollar.

Role in series

"Wet Painters"

SpongeBob and Patrick get paint on Mr. Krabs' first dollar while painting the inside of his house. The two then try various methods to remove the paint, all of which backfire on them. Patrick later colors it to look like a dollar, which just ruins it further. However, Mr. Krabs is able to remove the paint with his saliva.

Friends Forever

It is seen in the "Wet Painters" segment of the book.

"Friend or Foe"

Mr. Krabs explains how he obtained his first dollar. He earned it when selling his first burger to the kids at the dump after Stinky Burgers shut down.

SpongeBob's Truth or Square

It is one of SpongeBob's memories.

"Bottle Burglars"

The dollar is one of the objects SpongeBob cleans on Cleaning Day.

"Whale Watching"

The dollar is one of the objects ripped by Pearl's crying.


  • There have been different stories about Mr. Krabs' first dollar.
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