Stuffed animal barbell | Encyclopedia of SpongeBobia

Stuffed animal barbell |  Encyclopedia of SpongeBobia
Stuffed animal barbell |  Encyclopedia of SpongeBobia


The stuffed animal barbell is a bit of weight-lifting tools owned by SpongeBob. It’s a bar with plush toys on the ends as an alternative of weights. As a result of SpongeBob is a sponge, he’s weak and struggles to carry the barbell on many events. It first seems within the pilot episode “Assist Needed.”


SpongeBob utilizing the stuffed animal barbell in “Assist Needed.”

It has a blue teddy bear on one facet and a pink bunny on the opposite. In different episodes, it has a yellow bear on one facet and a purple bunny on the opposite.

SpongeBob lifts his stuffed animal barbell as a part of his morning routine, because it helps him train and prepare for work.

Function in sequence

“Assist Needed”

SpongeBob needs to be in prime bodily situation when he applies for a job on the Krusty Krab, so he tries to train with the stuffed animal barbell. It takes all of his effort to carry it above his head. When SpongeBob finishes exercising, the barbell slowly floats to the bottom, displaying how light-weight it’s.

“MuscleBob BuffPants”

The entire weight set

SpongeBob makes use of the barbell when he works out at residence. He calls it a “state-of-the-art weight set” and tells Sandy that he will get smelly when he workout routines with it. In a single scene, the barbell seems subsequent to a field of stuffed animals corresponding to a giraffe, a moose, an elephant, and different teddy bears. This means that SpongeBob can add or change the toys on the ends of the barbell.

“Bummer Trip”

After SpongeBob is shipped residence to take a trip, he goes to mattress and restarts his morning routine. As a part of it, he briefly works out by lifting the barbell.

“No Nostril Is aware of”

SpongeBob struggles to carry the barbell whereas exercising. He manages to carry it, however collapses as soon as Patrick yells at him. SpongeBob is caught beneath the barbell till Patrick throws it off, then clogs his holes with corks as a consequence of their unhealthy scent.

The SpongeBob Film: Sponge Out of Water

The barbell seems within the deleted scene “Thank Gosh It is Monday” when SpongeBob sings whereas preparing for his day on the Krusty Krab.


  • SpongeBob’s weight set additionally features a pair of metallic suspension trainers and a drugs ball that hangs from the ceiling. The barbell is the one piece that he’s ever proven utilizing.
  • In “Ripped Pants,” SpongeBob creates a makeshift barbell out of a keep on with marshmallows on the ends. Just like his stuffed animal barbell, he struggles to carry the stick, regardless of it being very light-weight.
    • Moreover, in “Larry’s Health club,” Larry creates a barbell from a cotton swab and cotton balls for SpongeBob to carry. Just like the stuffed animal barbell and the aforementioned stick, it is vitally gentle, but it’s troublesome for SpongeBob to carry it.