What Is Patchy The Pirate? All Information With Detail

Patchy The Pirate


Patchy the Pirate is SpongeBob SquarePants’s fictional character. 

SquarePants’s fictional character

SquarePants’s fictional characterPatchy the pirate is the host and the only physical character in the animated series. Being the president of the is SpongeBob SquarePants this character is portrayed as live.


What Is SpongeBob SquarePants?


SpongeBob SquarePants’s first show was aired in May 1999 and with passage of time this animated series continued to gain more popularity. 


SpongeBob SquarePants
SpongeBob SquarePants


This is the only animated series that is equally liked by the both children and adults.


Plot of the story


Story of the series of based upon an underwater city of Bikini Bottom and SpongeBob SquarePants is a sea sponge living under the sea in a pineapple. SpongeBob SquarePants works at a fast-food restaurant at Krusty Krab. Other characters are Patrick star, pink starfish and neighbor of spongy who is always keen to steal the Krabby Patty formula. Series is science fiction based animated and is popular for humor, surreal and absurd situations.

Who plays the character of Patchy the pirate?


Tom Kenny plays the character of Patchy the pirate.      


character of Patchy the pirate
character of Patchy the pirate


 He also gives voice cover to SpongeBob SquarePants. Being a fictional character patchy the pirate is the fan of SpongeBob SquarePants and is always keen to share updates about the character of the series.


Attire of Patchy the Pirate


Attire of Patchy the Pirate
Attire of Patchy the Pirate


Attire of patchy the pirate is very similar to pirates of the sea. He wears a hook on his right hand, his one eye is covered with black eyepatch. His black beard with black hat with cross boned tag makes his looks very similar to pirates. Initially he was given one boot and pig leg which is now replaced with two boots for both legs. From episode Truth or square his attire is seemed to be completed for his character.


Job description of Patchy the Pirate


Patchy the pirate primarily narrates the series of events happening within the animated series SpongeBob SquarePants. He appears at the beginning and ending of the show. He also narrates the story and crispy events before the commercial break. The idea of adding Patchy the pirate in the show was to engage a greater number of audience and kids with better explanation of the story. 

When Patchy the Pirate was introduced?


Patchy the pirate was introduced in the second season of the show. This character was not the part of the show from starting. The idea was to make a long duration episode of 22 minutes show that is producer decided to add a physical character for better narration and engagement of the audience. 


Patchy the Pirate for special events


Pirate for special events
Pirate for special events


Patchy may not be a part of some episodes in the series but he does not miss his appearance in special big days like

  • Christmas
  • Holidays
  • Anniversary
  • Sunny days

In such days patchy has some dedicated content for its viewers and subscribers. The crispier narration to boost the laughter and crack more jokes to make the episode as bog as the bog day. It is because on big occasions audience also expect from the show to give the exclusive content so that they can have memorable moments with their loved ones. 


Patchy the Pirate Logo


Producers introduced a special logo for the patchy the pirate from the season 4 and season 5 to set a trademark that these episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants with the logo have the confirmed and special appearance of patchy. So, it is now more convenient for audience to mark and see their favorite episodes.  


Low production values and patchy


Since local television programs generally have lower budget programs. To comply the patchy with low budget idea he knowingly given a cheaper attire looks with patch switching eyes and hands that can be changed with hooks in any side. Even his lip syncing was made of tempo to make an illusion for the audience that this character is funny and for children. That is the reason patchy wearing a pirate costume does not appear in a ship but in photo of a quaint in a single-story home. Purpose for this unique transformation is to create a funny and comic feeling that can be remembered for ages by the audience.


Episodes and IMDb Rating


Following is the IMDb rating for Top 10 episodes of Patchy the Pirate show.

  • Shanghaied Season 2 Ep.13
          IMDb score: 9.0/10
  • SpongeBob’s Big Birthday Blowout Season 12 Ep.13
          IMDb score: 8.7/10 
  • Christmas Who? Season 2 Ep.8
            IMDb score: 8.7/10
  • SpongeBob B.C Season 3 Ep.14
            IMDb Score: 8.1/10
  • Friend or Foe Season 5 Ep.1
            IMDb score: 7.9/10
  • The Sponge Who Could Fly season 3 Ep.19
            IMDb Score: 7.8/10
  • Party Pooper Pants season 3 Ep.11
            IMDb Score: 7.7/10
  • Feral Friends season 10 Ep.11
            IMDb Score: 7.3/10
  • It’s a SpongeBob Christmas season 8 Ep.23
            IMDb Score: 7.1/10
  • SpongeBob vs. the Patty Gadget season 5 Ep.8
              IMDb Score 6.8/10




 Patchy the pirate is the physical character of the science fiction animated series SpongeBob SquarePants. Introduced in second season character is played by Tom Kenny who wears eye patch with black hat and hook and one hand to make looks similar to pirates. Patchy the pirate narrates the story at beginning and before and after the break. He makes special appearance for the Christmas and special holidays with special logo for the exclusive episodes. IMDb rating of the series is good for the episodes with patchy the pirate character.

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