Mussel Beach is a beach in Goo Lagoon where all the weight lifters go, including Larry the Lobster, Don the Whale, and Sandy Cheeks. It first appears in the episode " Ripped Pants."
The beach has a
Juice Bar that serves extremely heavy drinks. The beach also has an annual Anchor Toss contest, which was revealed in the episode " MuscleBob BuffPants."
There are sets of bleachers on the sides of the beach, where anyone can watch others lift weights. There are also two changing rooms and the Juice Bar.
Role in series
Larry invites Sandy and
SpongeBob to lift weights, and they accept. Sandy and Larry start lifting weights, while SpongeBob lifts a stick with two marshmallows on it to impress the crowd. He then rips his beach pants while lifting it.
Anchor Arms to look more muscular, and goes to Mussel Beach to show them off. Sandy decides to enroll him into the 8th Annual Anchor Toss.
When it is his turn to toss the anchor, his Anchor Arms explode, revealing that he was actually really weak.
Squidward go here to help train Mr. Krabs so he can pass his medical exam.
Trivia Mussel Beach is a pun and misspell on the word "muscle," with mussel being a type of shellfish.
The name of the beach could also be a parody of "Muscle Beach," a real-life beach location in Santa Monica, California.
It also appears in the video game Employee of the Month. Where you have to get Larry's shovel and bucket to dig up a treasure chest full of bus tokens.