Film Theory: The Secret Ingredient of SpongeBob's Krabby Patty! (SpongeBob SquarePants)

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    Spongebob Squarepants was a childhood favorite of many. It's an underwater adventure with great songs and memorable characters. Even more memorable is the big mystery at the heart of Spongebob's job at the Krusty Krab. You guessed it Theorists, today we are uncovering the SECRET INGREDIENT of the Krabby Patty recipe! Hold on to your Squarepants, this is NOT what you expected!
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Comments • 26 010

  • DoodOf Fort
    DoodOf Fort Hour ago

    This video: the krabby patty secret formula!
    Plankton whos just browsing youtube: after all this time i couldve watched a fourteen minute video. Every gosh dang plan. THAT CRAB WILL LEARN MY POWER OF THE INTERNET! AT LAST!

  • Alfonso Cervantes

    Use the 3 letters back cipher

  • The C0mm3nt3r
    The C0mm3nt3r 2 hours ago

    its the illuminate 2:02

  • Maher & Ibrahim's Avengers

    Quick thing in a interview with Steven hilligburg he said the krabby patty is a vegie burger.

  • Haysleigh Manley
    Haysleigh Manley 4 hours ago

    anyone else wondering what the 38 was for?

  • fostmango
    fostmango 5 hours ago

    No Wendy’s is better than my Donald’s because there squares

  • Krystan Ruitenbeek
    Krystan Ruitenbeek 7 hours ago +1

    There is a episode in the netherlands where they say that it is plankton

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  • A Fellow Doge
    A Fellow Doge 15 hours ago

    It’s just a theory godammit! A THEORY yall don’t gotta say things about the formula...just say some Kung fu panda stuff here on the ocean of comments

  • Lavvanii
    Lavvanii 17 hours ago

    Plot twist: the secret ingredient is crab

  • Kevin Ma
    Kevin Ma 18 hours ago +1

    Poseidon Powder is actually Cocaine, that's what makes it so addictive. The patties are made of lobster meat, Mr. Krab's is a cannibal.

  • RazorBlade
    RazorBlade 19 hours ago

    The secret ingredient is SpongeBob since he makes the burgers better than Mr Crabs

  • Nothing
    Nothing 20 hours ago

    You still never told us wtf the meat made of?

  • Sylense
    Sylense 22 hours ago

    The most recent spongebob film revolves around the concept of the Krabby Patty secret formula getting stolen, which puts Bikini Bottom into an apocalypse. During the film, Mr Crabs even states that they are out of Krabby Patties, and can’t keep up to demand because they don’t have the formula. If this theory was true, then the entire film wouldn’t be possible because Mr Crabs could just make more. He could even get past spongebob by saying that he simply “memorized it”. Therefore, this theory is just not the case.

  • Kilroy was Here
    Kilroy was Here Day ago

    5:50 or mr crabs has created a sipher that works w very different way

  • SupItsWolfie
    SupItsWolfie Day ago

    Possibly 3: The person who made this episode was lazy

  • David Blass
    David Blass Day ago

    Not a bad theory may, but it does bring up one valid question. If the krabby patty really is just a burger, where are they getting the meat for that burger? It can’t be from cows, they’re underwater

  • Franklin Fong
    Franklin Fong Day ago

    Found this in my try not to laugh fp

  • archie Heath
    archie Heath Day ago

    It’s crab, that’s why mr. Krabs is the only crab in bikini bottom. All of the food and drinks have the name of its main ingredient in like the kelp soda

  • AaronTGM
    AaronTGM Day ago +1

    2:49 there are onions there but MatPat says there weren't onions 5 seconds later

  • Tello
    Tello Day ago +1

    plankton be watching this

  • Comic Lover
    Comic Lover Day ago

    but what happened in the "spongebob:out of water" movie, when spongebob cannot make the crabby pattie because the crabby pattie dissapear?

  • Gordon Ramsay
    Gordon Ramsay Day ago +1

    Wait... if there is a whole vault of krabby patties, why does spongebob need to make new patties?

  • Abdelrhman Fouda

    you are wrong because in the SpongeBob movie humans are attracted to the sandwich

  • Ognjen Bojicic
    Ognjen Bojicic 2 days ago

    Krabby pattys are made of the CRAAAAAABS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • matt gaming 124
    matt gaming 124 2 days ago

    Me after watching this video:*Its blank*

  • Treverium Danieval
    Treverium Danieval 2 days ago

    Plankton: thank you wise gent! Now, time to hunt me some fresh crab!!! Muahahahhahahahahaa!!

  • Was geht Sie denn das an

    Am I the only one who remembers an episode where plankton finds out the secret ingredient was just plankton?

  • Joe Dau
    Joe Dau 2 days ago

    Not to burst a bubble but in one of a spongebob episode plankton and Mr.Krabs revealed the secret ingredient to be plankton

  • Anil Rampersau
    Anil Rampersau 2 days ago


  • Ensley Smith
    Ensley Smith 2 days ago

    Did you see 666 on the typewriter at 4:45

  • Ricky Starley ko kkhggy

    Aight ima head out

  • Spunky
    Spunky 2 days ago

    *looks at thumbnail* “the missing ingredient” *watches the video* years later. *looks at the thumbnail* “the MISSING INGREDIENT”

  • Boomboxxx
    Boomboxxx 3 days ago +3

    I've been seriously thinking about this forever and hearing there may be no formula legit gave me the chills

  • Gae D
    Gae D 3 days ago

    the real reason we dont know it: well there never was one.... it was just a made up formula for the delicious burger that was created from that one episode where mr krabs and plankton tell their backstory of being friends. the unknown things that slid into the pot made the delicous patty batter. the thing is, they start reviewing the formula on the train episode. in conclusion, it was a made up thing because this is just a cartoon and i dont think anyone would care about the ingredients to a FICTIONAL burger.

    it's FICTIONAL! there's no reason to have a formula!

  • Creeper Aww Man
    Creeper Aww Man 3 days ago +3

    although this is a nice theory, there's another possibility... Mr. Krabs wrote gibberish because he has BIG MEATY CLAWS

  • Dragon empress
    Dragon empress 3 days ago

    I know I'm late on this, but I'll say it again...

  • Radical Slash
    Radical Slash 3 days ago

    the secret ingredient is crime

  • Nicolas Skylander
    Nicolas Skylander 3 days ago

    Actually there is a secret formula if there wasn’t how would plankton make krabby patties in the first move and how would burger beard make krabby patties in the second movie

  • Binks D. Brook
    Binks D. Brook 4 days ago

    It’s probably fake crab meat.

  • Random Person
    Random Person 4 days ago +1

    I just assumed it was crab

  • Basically Sharktale
    Basically Sharktale 4 days ago

    Possibly 3 they just put gibberish and Stead of an actual formula😬

  • DragøWølf
    DragøWølf 4 days ago

    Do a theory on skill share taking over the internet. It’s everywhere.

  • Jessica Pendleton
    Jessica Pendleton 5 days ago

    This was an interesting video. But, I think there IS a secret formula, and the reason it looked like gibberish is so the viewers at home wouldn't know what it was either. I don't think Stephen Hillenberg ever wanted the formula to be revealed. Not even to us viewers at home. Only Mr. Krabs, his mother, Spongebob, and possilbly Pearl will ever know it (even though Plankton DOES come to know it in the first movie which is supposed to be looked at as the end of the series).

  • Anne Burris
    Anne Burris 5 days ago

    Hey mat pat, can you do another spongebob theory? About how much money Mr. Krabs has?💲💲💲💲💲💲💲💲💲💲

  • Hannah Lego
    Hannah Lego 5 days ago +1

    Or it could be a fake formula for plankton to case and the real one is hidden somewhere else?

  • Not Your Friend Fisher

    When he sent it away

  • Not Your Friend Fisher

    In one ep mr krab sed the secrete formula already

  • Funny Bunny
    Funny Bunny 5 days ago

    The secret formula died with Stephen Hillenburg

  • Gavin Henderson
    Gavin Henderson 5 days ago +1

    i think the secret ingredient is crab meat in the patty. this is why there are no other crabs in bikini bottom. this is why it’s called a “krabby patty”. this is why Mr. Krabs doesn’t want anyone knowing the formula. it would make him a cannibal. thoughts?

    • Dragon empress
      Dragon empress 3 days ago

      Thoughts? None. Because there's a bunch of crabs in the molting episode.

  • Gabrielius Kačinskas

    don't do that... you will bankrupt Krusty Krab

  • oblivion gaurd
    oblivion gaurd 6 days ago

    I got a burger ad during this

  • Aaron Yates
    Aaron Yates 6 days ago +1

    its crab meat

  • RadiatedGamer
    RadiatedGamer 6 days ago

    The main movie... On how the entire world crumbled because Plankton tried to steal it so the world went to chaos and how Spongebob cries because he can't remember the secret formula.

  • Isaac Mendoza
    Isaac Mendoza 6 days ago +1

    The secret ingredient is a pinch of chum and something similar to crack that makes you addicted.

  • ᛋ ᛋ
    ᛋ ᛋ 7 days ago

    It’s crab

  • Kaboom Nation
    Kaboom Nation 7 days ago

    the 3rd possibility is that formula is a decoy because as we ALL know crabs use a lot of fake formulas to fool plankton many times

  • JK_ Raymonn
    JK_ Raymonn 7 days ago

    There’s still some ppl who do quote comments

  • Gianella Nanokira
    Gianella Nanokira 7 days ago

    But it doesn’t make sense cause in the movie (don’t know if it’s cannon or not) the antagonist actually reads the formula and makes the burgers

  • matias attoni
    matias attoni 7 days ago

    I have a question though.. if there is no secret ingredient then what about the spongebob movie? (That pirate movie where he steals the formula using a book)