A rating
Rated A - All Ages

This article is rated A, meaning it is appropriate for all ages.

Series The Krusty Crew Shorts
Season 1
Short 6
Airdate April 13, 2014
Story by DangerZ
Written by DangerZ
Storyboard artist(s) natemamate
Directed by DangerZ
Creative director(s) DangerZ
Supervising producer Rarity7Best
Previous Episode The New Employee
Next Episode The Legend

Fired is the sixth short of The Krusty Crew Shorts series. In this short, SpongeBob gets fired by Mr. Krabs because Mr. Krabs would save a penny if he fired SpongeBob. This short is one of 20 in season one. This short is paired with The New Employee.


  • SpongeBob
  • Patrick
  • Mr. Krabs


  • The Krusty Krab

Trivia and Errors


  • This is the first episode not to include Squidward.


  • On the first scene, Patrick did not have a hat, but for the rest of the scenes, he had a hat.


  • [short starts with SpongeBob cooking krabby patties]
  • SpongeBob: Patrick, do you want to cook now?
  • Patrick: [picks nose] Cook what, oh wait, I don't have a nose. [stops picking nose]
  • Mr. Krabs: [bursts in kitchen, angry] SpongeBob!! What is the meaning of this?!? [shows SpongeBob bitten overburnt Krabby Patty]
  • SpongeBob: Umm... [looks at Patrick] Patrick did it!!
  • Patrick: No wonder why it was so crispy.
  • Mr. Krabs: Umm.. Ok, that's over with. Now you're a great frycook and all, but according to my calculations, [types on calculator] I will be a penny short every year!! So SpongeBob, you're fired! [takes off SpongeBob's hat]
  • SpongeBob: B-but Mr. Krabs. [bursts out crying and runs out of The Krusty Krab]
  • [scene now shows SpongeBob running]
  • SpongeBob: [stops walking and crying] Wait a second. If I give Mr. Krabs a penny every year, [lights up] I can get my job back. [turns around]
  • [scene is now in the Krusty Krab kitchen]
  • Mr. Krabs: So, how old are you, Patrick?
  • Patrick: Depends.
  • SpongeBob: [comes in the kitchen] What if I give you a penny each year?
  • Mr. Krabs: How about two?
  • SpongeBob: Deal! [Mr. Krabs puts hat on SpongeBob]
  • [short ends]
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