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There has always been something in the pit of my stomach that tells me that there is some truth to the name “Krabby Patty”, and now this fan theory is explaining it all. What do we know about the most popular food item in Bikini Bottom? A Krabby Patty has always appeared innocent and known to be the burger that is all the rage to almost every fish in the sea. As the series went on, the Krusty Krab has always been packed and busy with hungry customers who are waiting to get a bite of the restaurant’s famous burger made by SpongeBob. A Krabby Patty is so good that it has been Plankton’s main goal to steal the secret recipe, but what is the secret recipe? What is a Krabby Patty made of exactly? Fans on Twitter have been speculating a dark theory for awhile, and it has recently resurfaced.
This theory states that Krabby Patties are actually made out of crab meat, and Mr. Krabs is behind it all. This Twitter user makes an excellent point of what I assume many of us have always wondered.
If Krabby Patties are made from beef like normal burgers, then how did the beef get to the bottom of the ocean? What human is dropping crates of beef in the ocean for a crab and his restaurant? Maybe because Krabby Patties are not made from beef. Maybe this is the exact reason why the secret formula is so protected after almost 20 years. What is Mr. Krabs hiding? This next Twitter user may just have it all figured out.
Mr. Krabs has been the only crab besides his mother shown in almost every episode of SpongeBob Squarepants. So does that mean Mr. Krabs is killing every other crab in Bikini Bottom, cooking them into burgers and selling them at his restaurant? This could be debunked due to the fact that there is one episode where Krabs attends a stingy convention full of other crabs. But if this theory is true, then you may never see those other crabs again.
Don’t be so quick to throw out this theory without seeing this scene from SpongeBob Squarepants, where Mr. Krabs LITERALLY admits that a Krabby Patty is made out of himself… A CRAB.
Also, the Krusty Krab is literally shaped like a crab trap and every food item offered in the series has been named after what they are made of. Kelp fries, kelp shakes, coral bits, etc. I guess we know the secret ingredient in a Krabby Patty after all.