The Cramp is a dance move seen in the episode "Slimy Dancing."

Role in episode

It is made up by Patrick and Squidward at the Talent Show, which wins him first prize. In the epilogue Tommy Rechid does the dance. His mother, Norma Rechid, walks in on him thinking he is really hurt and calls 911. Tommy claims that he is only doing the cramp and SpongeBob, Patrick, Squidward, and Mr. Krabs come in and randomly join in on the dance.


  • Mr. Krabs joins in the dance at the end despite not being shown at all earlier when the dance move was made up.
  • When Norma calls 911, it is shown that she actually presses 811.
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