According to reports, cartoonist Jerry Holbert was asked to change the punchline of the joke from "Watermelon" to "raspberry," which he did, but not before it was sent to the press. He has since issued an apology for what some see as a racially-charged joke.
A real life version of the Krusty Krab, the iconic fast food restaurant is set to open up in Ramallah, on the West Bank in Palestine. The restaurant has been designed to be an exact replica of Mr Krabs' establishment in Bikini Bottom, from the fixtures outside the building to the Krabby Patty burgers on the menu.
Here are more photos of the establishment under construction: