Jump to content

Mr. Krabs

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mr. Krabs
'SpongeBob SquarePants' character
Portrayed byClancy Brown
Information
SpeciesCrab
GenderMale
OccupationBoss of the Krusty Krab
RelativesParents: Victor and Betsy Krabs
Grandparents: Redbeard, Grandma and Grandpa Krabs
Wife: Mrs. Krabs (ex-wife)
Daughter: Pearl Krabs
Significant other: Mrs. Puff (girlfriend) Cashina (girlfriend wife)

Eugene Harold Krabs, known as Mr Krabs,[1] is a fictional character in the American cartoon series Spongebob Squarepants. Mr. Krabs is voiced by actor Clancy Brown. Mr. Krabs first appeared in the series' first episode "Help Wanted" on May 1, 1999. Mr. Krabs was created and designed by Stephen Hillenburg.

Role in the series[change | change source]

Krabs owns and operates the Krusty Krab. The Krusty Krab is a famous fast food restaurant and is placed in the Bikini Bottom. Krabs lives in a curved anchor with his daughter Pearl. Pearl is a teenage sperm whale.

Mr. Krabs loves money. He is usually very greedy for money.

Reception[change | change source]

Overall, critics have mixed opinions about Mr. Krabs.

It is believed that Mr. Krabs' personality was worsened over the years. Many of the critics believe that Mr. Krabs is a manipulative character who exploits his employees for money,[2] suggesting that he is an evil villain.[3] However, some critics suggest that Mr. Krabs is not always evil, just too obsessed with money.[4]

However, Mr. Krabs has been praised for being a responsible father of a single-parent family.[5][6]

References[change | change source]

  1. Writers: Paul Tibbitt, Kent Osborne, Merriwether Williams (October 4, 2003). "Born Again Krabs". SpongeBob SquarePants. Season 3. Episode 56a. Nickelodeon.
  2. Czarniawska, Barbara (August 26, 2016). A Research Agenda for Management and Organization Studies. Edward Elgar Publishing. p. 131. ISBN 978-1-78471-702-5.
  3. Cite error: The named reference Foy55-60 was used but no text was provided for refs named (see the help page).
  4. Klein, Howie (September 19, 2006). "Who Would SpongeBob Vote For? And Plankton?". The Huffington Post. AOL.
  5. Encalada, Debbie (May 1, 2014). "How "SpongeBob Squarepants" Stayed Fresh and Subversive Over 15 Years". Complex. Verizon Hearst Media Partners.
  6. Giannotta, Meghan (October 14, 2016). "The coolest animated animals from 'Garfield' to 'Scooby-Doo'". Newsday.