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Character

The warden is a character that appears in the episode "The Inmates of Summer." He keeps the prison Inferno Island in order. 

Description

He is a tall, lavender-colored fish who wears an olive green suit with a green tie, and a hat. He is very cruel to SpongeBob and Patrick, even though they are not supposed to be at the prison.

Role in episode

He is very cruel to SpongeBob and Patrick, even though they are not supposed to be at the prison. He acts like a military sergeant/prison guard, and is tough. He is very harsh to the criminals and hates almost everything except the play that SpongeBob arranges.

Trivia

  • R. Lee Ermey, the portrayer of the Warden, did in fact used to be in the military, just like this character.
  • The Warden is voiced by the late Ronald Lee Ermey, the same actor who played Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in the classic Stanley Kubrick film Full Metal Jacket (Ermey's portrait of Hartman has been parodied in popular culture).
  • The warden is similar to the warden in the novel and its movie adaptation Holes.
  • Being the stereotype drill sergeant, he yells his words and rarely speaks in a normal tone.
  • Warden is employed at the Bikini Bottom Police Department by Al Priss.

Quotes

  • "What in the seven seas just assaulted my ear drums?!"
  • "Barney, go fetch these poor hungry souls a snack...on the double!"
  • "It's too early in the morning for me to want to chew somebody's head off!!"
  • "What in blazes?!? *The prisoners try to escape on the fake boat*"
  • "For Neptune's sake man, speak the king's English!" when camp director shows up.
  • "Encore!" when he enjoyed the prison's play, unaware that they are escaping.
  • "Welcome to Inferno Island." *Welcoming the prisoners.*
  • "A couple days in the hole never hurts anyone..."
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