, Episode writer Lender proposed to have Count Orlok of the 1922 silent film Nosferatu appear as a gag at the end of the episode. Spongebob, there are two problems with your theory. Spongebob at first believes the figure to be Squidward in a costume just to entertain him, but Squidward tells him it couldn't be him since he is standing right next to Spongebob. : Squidward Squidward smells. SpongeBob Squidward The hash-slinging slasher's name is often mispronounced by SpongeBob, and to a lesser extent, Squidward. Sponge Bob S 03E 4a - Nasty Patty. SpongeBob and Squidward immediately realize that they are experiencing genuine supernatural events and panic. [SpongeBob has finished taking out the trash and is walking confidently across the floor of the Krusty Krab. Finally the bus that ran him over will appear and drop him off. SpongeBob SquarePants : Young Man [His extra arms react in fright and bounce away]. ; Medium-Shift Gag: The appearance of Nosferatu at the end. Residence: Eventually, it is revealed that the hash-slinging slasher, or The hash-slinging slasher appears in Squidward's stage (B-Movie) which was a prank by SpongeBob and He appears on the comic's cover as part of the angry crowd of villains staring at SpongeBob. Squidward Type of Villain He didn't wash his hands? : [Squidward and SpongeBob cling to each other for dear life as the "Slasher" approaches]. Do you think Mrs. Thank you for pointing that out. : SpongeBob SquarePants : SpongeBob SquarePants : Squidward You shouldn't talk about Squidward like that! "Graveyard Shift" was written by Mr. Lawrence, Jay Lender, and Dan Povenmire, with Sean Dempsey serving as animation director. Squidward says that the Slasher's arrival will be indicated by three warnings: the lights flickering on and off, the phone ringing without any reply from the calling party, and the ghost of the bus that ran over the Slasher arriving to drop him off. His scream shatters the glass bottle, which causes the sign to go flying and the valet fall over], Release Dates nerd5e. : He also has two nostrils that resemble the hash-slinging slasher's eyes. Powers/Skills : He was also revealed to be the cause of the latter two "signs" signalling the hash-slinging slasher's arrival, with Nosferatu switching the lights on and off. [Krabs looks down and his eyes enlarge weirdly. He cut off his own hand by mistake! : SpongeBob : And then the sun'll come up, and it'll be tomorrow, and we'll still be working! : Squidward [He pulls his own arm out and a new one grows. Out of vengeance, his ghost returns to the restaurant every Tuesday night via the bus that killed him and "gets" unsuspecting victims. Only clumsier! WHAT? Puff's house, exhausted and wheezing. : The exterior of the restaurant is shown and the cork flies off. Or this? : Squidward SpongeBob SquarePants Squidward SpongeBob Eye color: SpongeBob SquarePants Don't tell me! Puff. SpongeBob, no matter what I've said, I've always sorta liked you. Finally, a bus shows up outside the Krusty Krab, despite Squidward claiming that the buses do not run this late at night. Dark red SpongeBob SquarePants : : He replaced his hand with a rusty spatula. " He also said "The episode has everything that makes the show great: funny dialogue (the whole story of the Hash-Slinging Slasher is hilarious), clever sight gags (especially SpongeBob's regenerating limbs), and that aforementioned outta-nowhere ending that made me bust a gut. Squidward soon gets bored, and tells SpongeBob a scary story to have some fun with him. And two, how can that be me when I'm standing right here? NO! OH NO! Squidward [eyes the bill] Well, you know. [His eyes narrow and his mouth forms into a cunning grin]. "SpongeBob's Spookiest Scenes Countdown Special"