Squidward reacts with surprise and slight revulsion. During his funeral, he was fired. Or like this? Everyone turns their attention to a picture of the vampire Nosferatu flipping light switch]. WHAT? The bus then drops off a mysterious dark silhouette matching the description of the Hash-Slinging Slasher. Encyclopedia SpongeBobia is a FANDOM TV Community. He is later dropped off by a bus and comes into the Krusty Krab, whereupon Squidward and SpongeBob think he is the hash-slinging slasher. "Graveyard Shift" was written by Mr. Lawrence, Jay Lender, and Dan Povenmire, with Sean Dempsey serving as animation director. : 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. No, no, I probably shouldn't.  Series creator Stephen Hillenburg accepted Lender's proposal and allowed him to do it. : He didn't wash his hands? And then... he got hit by a bus! : It'll be just like a sleepover! : Mean Boss: Mr. Krabs for making his employees work 24/7 and not paying them overtime. : [SpongeBob is ready to finish for the day, points to Squidward holding a bag of trash], [eagerly clenching his fists in excitement]. Although convinced at first that these occurrences are coincidence, Squidward grows more nervous as the occurrences continue while Spongebob thinks Squidward is still pranking him.  Paul Mavis of DVD Talk said, "A fun, 'scary' (for little kids) SpongeBob that adults will appreciate, 'Graveyard Shift' uses the old standby of the headless/handless/legless (take your pick) killer-seeking-revenge stories we all told as kids, and cleverly grafts it onto a 'SpongeBob at work' storyline. : : Fry cook at the Krusty Krab (formerly)Vengeful spiritSerial killer SpongeBob's Spookiest Scenes Countdown Special, https://spongebob.fandom.com/wiki/Hash-slinging_slasher?oldid=3359102. The SpongeBob Squarepants Movie: Squidward "SpongeBob's Spookiest Scenes Countdown Special" Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. " Mavis added, "I always enjoy it when Rodger Bumpass, the voice actor for Squidward, gets quiet and manipulative when he's shining SpongeBob on, and here's one of the best examples of that. Squidward SpongeBob SquarePants Return to the Krusty Krab in order to kill everyone there. As he died, he was "fired" at his funeral, in which from Squidward's tone as he said this suggested that he was fired in a disrespectful manner. 'We're talking about THIIIIIS! Puff will need a dryer to go along with that? Hey Squidward, guess what? In the Indonesian airing of the episode, the hash-slinging slasher was given a different origin story: After replacing his missing hand with a spatula, he suddenly lost his mind and died from a fire. Squidward The Hash-Slinging Slasher is a ghost made up by Squidward in the SpongeBob SquarePants episode "Graveyard Shift" to scare SpongeBob. At every 'this', SpongeBob removes his arm and a new one grows back]. Later that night, however, it seemed that the events of his story were coming true. One night, the slasher accidentally severed one of his hands by mistake while cutting Krabby Patty meat. The three then find that Nosferatu was the culprit there. : [Throughout the speech, Squidward has a look of disgust, then of exasperation, then of weary resignation]. : SpongeBob Puff. First appearance: Squidward Tell me! The episode featured stock footage of Max Schreck as Count Orlok from the 1922 silent film Nosferatu. His arms and legs are lying limp on the ground], Mr. Krabs : To "sling hash" means to work at a restaurant, mainly a fast food one. When Squidward refuses to take the customer's order, the customer berates him for not wanting his money, but Mr. Krabs overhears this and asks the customer if he would give them money if they stayed open later, and he agrees. One, I hate you. Fry cook (formerly) SpongeBob, no matter what I've said, I've always sorta liked you. SpongeBob SquarePants " He praised Count Orlok's cameo, "especially when they animate the vampire's face into a goofy, giddy smile. 12:02. "Graveyard Shift" (mentioned) Squidward Squidward Puff? SpongeBob SquarePants Role in series "Graveyard Shift" He calls on the phone at the Krusty Krab, but hangs up because he is nervous. SpongeBob! : Fortunately, the Hash-Slinging Slasher was not real at all, as the figure whom they mistaken as the Hash-Slinging Slasher was actually a nerdy fish whim trying to get a job application and that he didn't have a spatula as a left hand (it was hidden in his sleeve). Physical appearance The episode is kind of like a puzzle, and SpongeBob's relentless cheer in the midst of likely doom is inspiring. The whole episode centers around the story of the imaginary being "the hash slinging slasher" that both scare SpongeBob and Squidward that turns out to be nothing but in the end there is an actual more dangerous monster that exists in their world that being the vampire Nosferatu … Hmm, This one's not finished. This isn't a definitive answer but I think it's just another joke. ; Medium-Shift Gag: The appearance of Nosferatu at the end. My mistake, sir. : He … " Before his idea of Count Orlok, Lender thought of "Floorboard Harry", a deleted gag that concludes the broadcast episode, in which he initially flickers the lights. Mrs. 1 Description 2 Role in series 2.1 "Graveyard Shift" 2.2 SpongeBob's Truth or Square 2.3 SpongeBob SquigglePants 2.4 SpongeBob Freestyle Funnies 2018 3 Trivia He has a rusty spatula for a left hand and has dark red eyes and a black hunch-backed body. Next the phone will ring, but no one will be answering. It's probably because the film is so old that it likely entered public domain. : You want me to run down to the store, and buy Mrs. The Hash-Slinging SlasherMultiple mispronunciations at saying the first aliasHervy SpongeBob Although most younger people today would have no idea who nosferatu is since it's from 1922. His ghost returns to the Krusty Krab to wreak his horrible vengeance! Mr. Krabs | Plankton | Karen Plankton | Mrs. Occupation Powers/Skills Richard (identity's name, fictional character's name is unknown) [the lights flicker. Irregular portions? ,  He said, "I searched what little there was of the Web back then. However, later that night when the restaurant is empty, the two are soon alarmed by strange occurrences that parallel the omens that signify the arrival of the Hash-Slinging Slasher. Attempted murder Puff takes out a dictionary to look up the gibberish that SpongeBob is yelling and exclaims, blushing]. The hash-slinging slasher appears in Squidward's stage (B-Movie) which was a prank by SpongeBob and Patrick to scare Squidward. : Official Sites In the game, Mr. Krabs has to finish packing up the Krusty Krab for the night and leave before he gets murdered by the Hash-Slinging Slasher. Crimes They sued and all copies of nosferatu had to be destroyed for "Copyright Infringement" (not sure if that's the term that was used back then). What? The Hash Slinging Slasher's name is often mispronounced by SpongeBob and to a lesser extent, Squidward. Squidward : One night, when he was cutting some patties, he accidentally cut-off his left hand. [SpongeBob is ready to finish for the day, points to Squidward holding a bag of trash] Squidward SpongeBob SquarePants Aaaaagh, ragga-blabba-bragga-bradda-smollen-ollen, Mr. Krabs! And then the sun'll come up, and it'll be tomorrow, and we'll still be working!