Best Spongebob Squarepants Characters

The Top Ten

1 Patrick Star Patrick Star Patrick Star is a fictional character in the American animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants. He is voiced by actor Bill Fagerbakke, who also voices numerous other characters on the show . Created and designed by marine biologist and cartoonist Stephen Hillenburg, the series creator, Patrick ...read more.

Patrick in the movie is absolute comic genius. Eg: At the trap ice cream stand surrounded by skeletons. Pat: Wait a minute... WAIT A MINUTE! SPONGEBOB! MAKE MINE CHOCOLATE! And Pat: Never mind the car, wheres the road (echo) road... Road... Road... Road... Cut to patrick repeating the word Road road road - TepigBoss

His dumbness is his success to being the funniest character - roblist

You Have to like patrick! He is stupid but He Makes The Show Funny. PATRICK REPRESENT! - lyere1

All of the best moments in SpongeBob history involve him. Sweet Victory, doodlebob, "FINLAND", "No this is Patrick", name 5 of the greatest moments in the series that don't involve him in some way.

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2 Squidward Tentacles Squidward Tentacles Squidward Tentacles is a fictional character voiced by actor Rodger Bumpass in the American animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants.

Even though Squidward's no longer my favorite in SpongeBob SquarePants, I still respect and like him because his personality is like mine in these ways.

1. He's uptight, sarcastic, cynical, moody, serious, mature, and ill-tempered.

2. He can't stand SpongeBob and Patrick due to their excessive mischief.

3. He hates Mr. Krabs for abusing him.

4. He can relate to Mrs. Puff due their hatred for that damn SpongeBob.

As I typed earlier, Squidward's being serious is one of the reasons that I like him. And I like serious character because I can relate to them. I don't like funny characters very much because they bug the hell out of me just as people who claim that Squidward is funny does. They're delusional if they think he's funny.

Since I'm similar to Squidward, I wish that I could beat the hell out outta Patrick 'n' SpongeBob because of how inconsiderate they are to that octopus. Why, I remember being antagonized by bullies who used humor as an ...more

Who could not like Squidward? He's awesome and funny sometimes, which makes up for his usually boring self

Although he sometimes is mean with Spongebob, without he the program would be bad. - rock2metal

I’ve hated squidward as a kid.Now I find him to be my favorite in the series.He is pretty relatable and feels more realistc than the rest of the chracters.

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3 Spongebob Squarepants Spongebob Squarepants SpongeBob SquarePants is a fictional character and the titular character and protagonist of the American animated television series of the same name.

Spongebob is the star. Patrick is in only a little bit of episodes and if he was in every single one like Spongebob then who would have no material. Besides Patrick and Spongebob's dumbness is like almost the same thing.

You do know that Patrick showed in most of all the episodes, besides SpongeBob. - McKing1003

Who's name do they say 8 times in the theme song? SPONGEBOB'S!

Patrick should be #2 and Spongebob should be #1! But that's a good idea, they should give Patrick his own show.

Spongebob is the star. He should be number 1. Spongebob is kinda funny.

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4 Sheldon J. Plankton Sheldon J. Plankton Sheldon James Plankton, or simply Plankton, is a character in the Nickelodeon animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants.

I think he is the best character too the show wouldn't be the same without him I like him not only because he's evil but also because of all the evil schemes he comes up with and it makes me wonder if he will successfully get the Formula and keep it for good and be more successful then Mr. Krabs with his restaurant and when I think about it its too bad the residents of Bikini Bottom including Plankton himself don't know about the internet I mean could you imagine if they did a episode in which plankton discovers the internet learns how to use it and tried to looks up the Krabby Patty Formula he already has his computer wife karen and he connected her to the internet with him being a genius he could easily get the Formula and that worked for him just imagine what Mr. Krabs reaction would be if he discovered plankton found a way to get the formula without him knowing sure him and SpongeBob would try to put a stop to it somehow but I don't think it would be easy

So yeah anyone who ...more

I love Sheldon J. Plankton he is hilarious and evil and he makes me want the Krusty Krab to shut down. I hope one day he does get the formula he deserves it he works so hard for that and Mr. Krabs is a jerk who wouldn't let his best friend share the least bit of credit for his success. I just wish he would give a bit more credit to Karen but other than that he is amazing. Squidward Quincy Tentacles is my second favorite and I love him to (hard decision) Squidward's hot! So is Plankton (he just needs more height)

I like him because he's the most relatable. Life kicks the little man right in their nuts and when we try to accomplish our dreams sometimes the best way of doing so is the most shadiest of ways. He just wants a successful restaurant or to rule to the world... Either way he wants to achieve something but almost always fails. One day I hope he achieves his dreams.

Yup...
-roger

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5 Gary the Snail Gary the Snail Gerald "Gary" Wilson Jr. is a fictional character who is a pet snail owned by SpongeBob SquarePants in the American animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants.

Gary is underestimated, he doesn't talk much, and blends in. That's why I enjoy him on the show.

Gary is great. Possibly the cutest thing under the sea.

Even though most his appearances are cameos, you'll need the tissues once he's gone (Have You Seen This Snail? )

I don't know about Gary. He seems to not enjoy SpongeBob's company that much. I can't tell because all he says is meow. - JHLover321

Ummm... Gary only says 2 words.

Just meow in multiple episodes and no in “The Secret Box” when he said “Meow-no? ”

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6 Sandy Cheeks Sandy Cheeks Sandra "Sandy" Cheeks is a fictional character in the Nickelodeon animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants.

Sandy should be nearer to the top she is awesome and one of the most underrated cartoon characters, there more episodes with sandy in it and she's way better than mr. krabs, I hate him so much.

"SpongeBob's jumpier than a rattle snake in a pickle barrel! Wait... What?! "

Sandy's awesome.

Sandy is a Squirrel in a Astronaut suit and her house has a tree and some other things but no Water and Grass and she only takes off her Astronaut suit in her house and everybody that comes in her house puts an astronaut suit but filled with Water

Sure she got bland during the later seasons, but in the earlier seasons was an amazing character. - iliekpiez

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7 Mr. Krabs Mr. Krabs Eugene H. Krabs, or simply Mr. Krabs, is a fictional character in the American animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants.

Can't believe everybody hates him just because of One Coarse Meal. Trust me, I hate him too, but he was good in the pre movie episodes since he was caring of his employees. Like in the Suds where he tells Spongebob to go home and get some rest. In "Born Again Krabs" he is cheap and sells Spongebob for 62 cents, but Squidward chews him out for it, and when he realizes what he has done, he gets incredibly upset about it and learns that people are more important than money, so he begs for Spongebob back. Character Development, folks! I miss the old Krabs. And if he can get hate for "One Coarse Meal", than Patrick can get hate for "Yours, Mine, and Mine" and "The Fish Bowl". - DCfnaf

Mr Krabs is a cheap crab who owns the KrustyKrab rival of sled on plankton of the chum bucket and lives in. Anchor

He became the worst character because made Plankton try to commit suicide, and his greed may have even hypnotized the Nickelodeon workers to become greedy like him, so that they can make more money like him and never spend it.

Come one people, One Coarse Meal isn't the only episode on this show. Mr. Krabs was a good character just like Patrick was. But now both of them have been involved in torture based episodes. So why does Patrick get 1st place despite all that and Krabs gets this? - Gods-Judgement

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8 Barnacle Boy Barnacle Boy Barnacle Boy is a fictional character in the Nickelodeon animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants. He is voiced by Tim Conway.

He looks like a human version of Squidward

I like him better than Mermaid Man because of his similarities to Squidward, who I also like. Since those tall and skinny guys are humorless like me, they're cool in my book. But then again, I like folks with no sense of humor depending on who they are.

He never failed to make me laugh pre-movie. - TeamRocket747

YOU OLD COOP - KingSlayer93316

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9 The Flying Dutchman The Flying Dutchman The Flying Dutchman is a recurring character in the Nickelodeon animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants.

The Flying Dutchman is the best. He embodies subtle hilarity and expresses slight tolerance for the annoying antics of the main characters. Plus, what would the show be without him? Not much different, actually. But there would be no perfume department, no fly of despair, no Davy Jones' locker, no motivational video about "the power within," no howling scene, and more. The Flying Dutchman added more potential for the show to actually be funny. - surgeonsanic

He's the coolest of these stupid people's opinion over al the green and purple wrestlers are the best you idiots

He's the only SpongeBob character to not have any terrible episodes yet.

He's enjoyable. - Userguy44

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10 Mrs Puff

Worst character in SpongeBob, the show would do better without her. She is definitely not funny, wants to kill SpongeBob and is insane. The show needs to get rid of her because it spoils the humour that Patrick, Mr Krabs and SpongeBob (etc) add to the show.

Mrs. Puff is so cool. She is s uch a spaz and overreacts over everything! I love it! She is so cool! Plus, her and Mr. Krabs do make a great couple!

She used to get torture episodes, but now I think she's just crazy. I don't think people should hate because of "Demolition Doofus" since Squidward ALSO tried to kill SpongeBob. - DCfnaf

She's hypersensitive all the time. - Userguy44

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The Contenders

11 Mermaid Man Mermaid Man Mermaid Man is a fictional character in the Nickelodeon animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants. He was voiced by Ernest Borgnine from 1999 to his death in 2012.

SpongeBob: There is evil afoot.

Mermaid Man: EVIL! - KingSlayer93316

He is so funny and dumb - Spongehouse

RIP his actor. - TeamRocket747

Quote from Mermaid Man: “EVIL” - TopTenX

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12 Larry the Lobster Larry the Lobster Larry the Lobster is a fictional character in the American animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants.

Larry is important too, you know! He actually debuted before Plankton.

"SpongeBob, you are so righteous. Will you sign my pants? "

Livin' like Larry. 'enough said.

Sandy makes him look weak, and pathetic.

I voted for him. That is called LIVIN’ LIKE LARRY - KingSlayer93316

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13 Patchy the Pirate Patchy the Pirate Patchy the Pirate is a fictional character who is a pirate appearing in many SpongeBob SquarePants specials and major events, as the "host" of these. He is the president of the SpongeBob SquarePants Fan Club and is portrayed by SpongeBob's voice actor, Tom Kenny. He resides in a small home in Encino, ...read more.

I really like the patchy the Pirate! He's pretty much the best part of the show for me. (I like seeing him do cool stuff like being in a cave, going on a treasure hunt, And having a fit about SpongeBob)

I love Patchy the Pirate! The guy's hilarious and awesome! Plus, he's played by Tom Kenny, the same person who voices SpongeBob! - ModernSpongeBobSucks

He should be in the top 15. Not #23! Patchy is awesome! And he's really funny! Especially in the episodes Party Pooper Pants & Ugh! - lizard302

HEY KIDS! I’M PATCHY THE PIRATE - KingSlayer93316

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14 Fred Rechid Fred Rechid Fred Rechid is a background character in the Nickelodeon animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants. He is best known for screaming "My leg!" in certain situations.

Hey all you people, hey all you people, hey all you people won't you listen to me? I just hurt my leg. No ordinary pain, but pain that hurts really really badly. MY LEG!

That guy's awesome! He always gets hurt and no one ever sees him. I think in one of the episodes, they should show his appearance. I bet everybody including me wants to see him.

Rev up those fryers because I am sure hungry for one...HELP! HELP! "MY LEG! "

MAH LEG

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15 DoodleBob DoodleBob DoodleBob is a fictional character in the American animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants, who appears in the episode "Frankendoodle" as the main antagonist.

He is a cool creative villain for SpongeBob, he should come back for more episodes

I really liked DoodleBob, I think that he is a great character. It is unfortunate that he is in for only 1 episode.

We seriously need him to come back in more episodes. Like, he could make a Doodle Army and enslave Bikini Bottom

The evil drawing is too funny, plus every time he does something painful to Patrick it is very funny.

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16 Karen Valencia Plankton

Since when did Karen have a middle name?

The best computer in the sea

She's underwater, shouldn't she short out

SpongeBob logic rule #15 states that technology such as computers is able to live under water without shorting out - AliciaMae

Who is Karen Valencia Plankton?

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17 Squilliam Fancyson Squilliam Fancyson Squilliam Fancyson is a fictional character in American animated series SpongeBob SquarePants. He is a rival of Squidward Tentacles. He appears in the episodes Band Geeks and Squilliam Returns. Squilliam is voiced by Dee Bradley Baker

Yes Squilliam is a jerk, but he's an antagonist and he's supposed to be a jerk.

I love jerks x)

He is mean but has a good point

I hate him with a passion! - Spongehouse

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18 Old Man Jenkins Old Man Jenkins

"I told you nothing good would come from city folk and there flying machines! " My favorite line!

When I was in first grade I got in trouble for calling an old man Old Man Jenkins - SoldierOfFortune

See you later, bran flakes! - KingSlayer93316

My Smash Bros main

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19 Tom Smith Tom Smith Tom Smith is a background character in the Nickelodeon animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants. His most famous appearance is in "Chocolate with Nuts" when he started chasing after SpongeBob and Patrick trying to buy all of their chocolate, screaming "CHOCOLATE!", which has become a popular ...read more.

Chocolate did you say chocolate? Chocolate chocolate CHOCOLATE CHOCOLATE. That was funny and hilarious in a chocolate with nuts

Very funny chocolate guy

CHOCOLATE! - LapisBob

CHOCOLATE! - KingSlayer93316

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20 Man Ray Man Ray

He's the arch-nemisis of Mermaid Man and Barnacle boy, who are parodies of Aquaman and Aqualad. You simply cannot go wrong what that!

One of the best villains. I only like him in that one episode with the tickle belt

I thought they were based off batman and robin

Manray is the dankest character in SpongeBob, hands down

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21 Patrick Not-Star Patrick Not-Star

HE MADE AN APPERANCE FOR 7 SECONDS!
HOW DOES THAT MAKE HIM THE BEST CHARACTER EVER?!

Haha, I was just watching the episode with this guy on it, and it is the first time I've seen this list and the first time I heard of this Patrick not star

This guy shouldn't be this high since he only appears for 30 seconds, but I still like him. He teaches a very good moral, it's ok to lose as long as you had fun playing. No offense though, we were probably taught this lesson in preschool.

If he’s Patrick Not-Star, then why is he a star? Shouldn’t he be a triangle? - KingSlayer93316

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22 Hoopla Fish

Poor kid dies when he gets hit by a brick.

HOOPLA

HOOPLA!?!

That’s a whole lot of-

HOOPLA

*gets brick thrown at*

*dies* - KingSlayer93316

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23 Bubble Buddy

This guy murdered an innocent person. its true. watch the episode, he watches a guy drown when he buries him in the sand.

One of the very few characters that is likeable.

He is awesome and should be in more episodes.

Like Doddlebob,Bubble Buddy is a masterpiece.I wish they'd make a Bubble Buddy 3.

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24 Perch Perkins

The news man of bikini bottom

The best character by far

My favorite

25 Narrator

Are you talking about the French narrator voiced by Tom Kenny?

You can only hear his voic from the episode

Ahh witness the Beaty of the sea.

26 The Hash-Slinging Slasher

Great scary character sike nah he got spongebob and squid ward good

I love that episode it is great!

The hash binging the the the hash tinging the the the hash screaming the HASH SLINGING SLASHERN AHH

Just voting for this because I love this episode :3

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27 The Tattletale Strangler

This guy's disguise is hilarious. "I'll strangle you, no, joke you I mean crush you with my..." Oh, this guy never stops thinking about strangling SpongeBob. Oh man, this guy should have a role with a different disguise in other episodes. But all those parties made it funny. It might've been one episode but that was hilarious. Th bodyguard is a strangled! Ha ha ha!

28 Wormy

Wormy is so cute, because patrick and SpongeBob love him

29 Burger Beard

Burger Beard is the most stupid, uncreative and ridiculous villain I have ever seen!

He literally tries to ruin SpongeBob's life and the life of all citizens of Bikini Bottom, because he was stealing the Krabby Patty formula. And the reason? He wanted to rule the "fast-food empire" by a magical book, that can actually create anything he want...

Why he don't just wish for lots of money, or a giant mansion, or the talent to invent his own formula and leave SpongeBob alone?!

Who the hell is Burger Beard? - LordDovahkiin

Watch the new SpongeBob movie

Apparently, he’s Patchy the Pirate’s evil older brother now... - KingSlayer93316

30 Realistic Fish Head Realistic Fish Head

I love this news anchor

Drop on the Deck and plop like a Fish. - PatrickStar3

31 Guy in the Shower (Tom Kenny)

He appears in "Suds" and "Neptune's Spatula".

Tom Kenny: *yells as SpongeBob, King Neptune, and others look at him in the shower*

King Neptune: Whoopsies - KingSlayer93316

32 Lord Royal Highness

"They popped the world's oldest bubble! GET THOSE BUBBLE POPPERS! " - LordDovahkiin

33 Patrick's Pickle

A pickle? A character? Even pickles are better than pearl lol.

He was in mermaid man and barnacle boy 3 or 4

34 Sea Bear

I hated the sea bear he was horrid to poor old squidward in sea bear attack

I hate the Sea bear! He was so mean to poor squidward.

I do feel bad for Squidward.

35 Purple Doctorfish
36 Angry Jack

SpongeBob : You are not really angry!
I'm really ANGRY!
Blistering fury!

37 Flatts the Flounder

"i'm going to kick your butt." I love that episode

That episode is so funny.

It's butt-kicking time!

IT’S BUTT-KICKING TIME - KingSlayer93316

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38 The Power Within Guy

From "ghost host" on the video that SpongeBob shows the Dutchman

Best character ever. Best quote ever.

I love him. The power within!

THE POWER WITHIN... YEAH! - KingSlayer93316

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39 Dirty Bubble Dirty Bubble

The episode where barnicle boy turns bad is hilarious! But my favourite quote was when barnicle boy got to choose three things

Manray: World domination!

Dirty bubble: make him eat dirt!

40 Sea Rhinoceros
41 SpongeBob RoundPants

Um, this is just SpongeBob in a different outfit.

42 Dr. Gill Gilliam

He solved the mad snails disease case

43 Santa Claus

He appeared in Christmas who?

That is not a SpongeBob character...

There are TWO versions of Santa that have appeared in SpongeBob, FYI. Human Santa Claus in “Christmas Who? ” and a pig version of Santa Claus in “It’s a SpongeBob Christmas! ”

44 Potty the Parrot

I WAS GOING TO WRITE THIS ONE! Poop.

Polly - JDogMax

He/she is voiced by Stephen Hillenburg in the early seasons and Peter Tibbitt in the newer seasons.

45 Mary The Snail

She broke up with gary

46 Alaskan Bullworm

His only line was ouch

OUCH. - LordDovahkiin

47 Smitty Werben Jager Man Jensen

"He was number one! "

Remember licking doorknobs on other planets is illegal

He was number one

It was his hat, Mr. Krabs!

HE WAS NUMBER ONE! - KingSlayer93316

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48 Painty The Pirate

Are you ready kids?

He also appears in Your shoe's untied when SpongeBob went around asking everyone if they could show him how to tie his shoes

He appeared at the start of the SpongeBob theme song

Arr you ready Kids. - PatrickStar3

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49 Used Napkin

I want more of used napkin!

This made me giggle! "What Happened to the paper that fell in the ocean? SpongeBob: I don't know what happened to the paper that fell in the ocean? "It was all.. washed up! (Crowd shows up and giggles)

These are my friends, coin and used napkin! *Mr. Krabs walks in* "that coin is mine now." - PokemonRPGbro

50 Bubble Bass Bubble Bass Bubble Bass is a fictional character in the American animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants, who first appears in the episode "Pickles" as the main antagonist.

He is the BEST character.

I'll take a double triple patty deluxe, on a raft, four by four animal style, extra shingles with a shimmy and a squeeze, light axle grease, make it cry, burn it, and let it swim

Rude but funny when he is used for jokes with his fat ass.

He sat on Plankton and proceeded to use his enormous butt to hurt Plankton. However he did not kill Plankton but he easily could have.

He is so thicc! Honestly, he has a sexy butt, wish I was Plankton! The booty meat crushed Plankton badly! This thicc joke probably a reference to how thicc some girls get in yoga pants!

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