Eugene Krabs, or simply Mr. Krabs as we all know him, is well known for his unwavering love for money. He would do absolutely anything to make as much money as he possibly could without spending any of it.
Over the course of his lifetime on the show, Mr. Krabs’ obsession with money got him into problems with many people. So it was only a matter of time before karma kicked in.
In the Trial of Spongebob Squarepants, Mr Krabs is found dead in his restaurant, The Krusty Krab. What happened? And who would do such a thing? That’s what you’re about to find out.
What Is the Trial of Spongebob Squarepants?
Before you start wondering how a show could air such a dark episode for children, they didn’t. It’s actually a school game for students to play and try to solve the mystery of Mr. Krab’s death.
To play this game, ask your students to divide themselves into two teams: prosecution and defense. In the end, they need to decide who is the murderer of Mr. Krabs.
If you want to give it a go, check out this PDF file that has every necessary detail to solve the mystery of Mr. Krabs’ death.
How Did Mr Krabs Die?
One day, Mr. Krabs was discovered dead in his restaurant, the Krusty Krab. His throat was cut off, and it was found that he bled to death.
After thorough investigations, they found signs of blunt force trauma on the back of Mr. Krabs’ head. As for the murder weapon, it turned out to be a metal spatula — like the ones Spongebob uses in the kitchen.
Who Killed Mr Krabs?
The main suspects in this murder mystery are Sheldon Plankton, Mr. Krabs’ long-time rival, and Spongebob Squarepants, Mr Krabs’ star employee at the Krusty Krab. Patrick and Squidward might also be involved in this murder; no one knows for sure.
Although many pieces of evidence point towards Spongebob, you still have the chance to build a solid evidence-based defense argument to find the real murderer.
Did Mr Krabs Actually Die?
Luckily, the Trial of Spongebob Squarepants is just a game. Mr. Krabs is alive and well on the TV show and continues to make more money as we speak. The whole thing is a hypothetical situation in a fun and engaging classroom game. In other words, it’s all make-believe.
Now that you know the whole story of Mr. Krabs’ death and the Trial of Spongebob Squarepants game, give it a try with your kids on your next game night!
Split up into two teams, go through the evidence, link everything together, and find out who’s guilty. May the best argument win!