Encyclopedia SpongeBobia
Encyclopedia SpongeBobia
If you were looking for the article about the one from "The Ghost of Plankton," then see Thief (The Ghost of Plankton).

The thief[1] is a muscular fish who steals the Patty Wagon in The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie and hangs out at the Thug Tug. He also appears in the Game Boy Advance version of Nicktoons Unite! and the episode "Captain Pipsqueak."


The thief is a huge, slender, purple muscular fish who wears a ski mask, a torn-up dark blue jean jacket, and dark blue pants, with a hole in one of the kneecaps. He carries a crowbar with him. In "Captain Pipsqueak," he is slightly thinner, his ski mask is light blue, and his jacket is green instead of dark blue.

Role in series

The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie

The fish steals the Patty Wagon and later goes into a bar known as the Thug Tug. SpongeBob and Patrick have to develop a plan to get the key back, which is successful.

The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie video game

The jacker appears in this game, only smaller, and in the levels "Bubble Blowing Baby Hunt" and "Dennis Strikes Back" as a slammer. He is also a boss in the GBA version.