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Tartar sauce is a condiment whose name is commonly used as a minced oath by Bikini Bottomites. It first appears in the episode "Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy."

Description

It is a beige condiment that is often used on seafood in real life.

"Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy"

It comes in a white jar with a light blue label on it that reads the condiment's name in dark red letters.

"The Splinter"

It comes in a light blue jar that has a yellow label on it that reads the condiment's name in capital red letters, and the lid is pale red.

"Back to the Past"

It comes in a light blue jar that has a teal label on it that reads the condiment's name in light red letters.

Role in series

Beginning with "Naughty Nautical Neighbors," the condiment's name has frequently been used as a euphemism for curse words whenever something bad happens to a character.

"Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy"

Tartar sauce first physically appears in this episode, where a commercial for it is shown on the Shady Shoals Rest Home TV.

"Imitation Krabs"

After believing that Robot Krabs is the real Krabs, SpongeBob uses the hose of a tartar sauce machine to shoot Mr. Krabs into a box of French fries.

"Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy III"

Man Ray is revealed to be trapped in thawed tartar sauce in the Mermalair.

"The Splinter"

In an attempt to retrieve his spatula from the ceiling, SpongeBob stacks many items from the Krusty Krab kitchen to create a ladder, many of which are jars of tartar sauce.

"Back to the Past"

Patrick eats the tartar sauce that Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy plan on using to foil Man Ray, much to their disappointment.

"Buried in Time"

SpongeBob goes to refill a bottle of tartar sauce. He looks into a large bucket of the condiment, but it is empty. It turns out to actually be the Krusty Krab time capsule.

"Plankton Paranoia

Mr. Krabs uses this sauce as one of the traps that he put into his Krabby Patties for Plankton.

Role in Battle for Bikini Bottom/Battle for Bikini Bottom - Rehydrated

A robot called "Tar-Tar" appears as an enemy in the game and has a machine that shoots the sauce at the player.

Role in The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water and The Good, the Bad, and the Krabby!

Plankton unloads a large container of tartar sauce from his airplane, which spills all over the Krusty Krab.

Trivia

  • In season 7, tartar sauce becomes the main subject in two episodes.
    • Coincidentally, both episodes also involve the subject of time.
  • The title of the season 9 episode "Tutor Sauce" is a pun on tartar sauce.
  • Nicolas Carr named one of his self-owned music publishing company Tartar Sauce Tunes.

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