Pat Morita (1932-2005) is a picture in memory of the late Pat Morita which appeared at the end of the SpongeBob SquarePants episode Karate Island. Although not considered a logo, the sudden appearance has startled most SpongeBob fans.
About the ActorEdit
Noriyuki "Pat" Morita (June 28, 1932 – November 24, 2005) was a Japanese-American actor known for his role as Mr. Miyagi in the original Karate Kid series. He also provided the voice of Master Udon in the famous cartoon SpongeBob SquarePants. He died on November 24, 2005 due to kidney failure. A picture of him is shown at the end of the SpongeBob SquarePants episode Karate Island.
It shows a picture of Pat Morita in black and white background smiling at the viewer with the caption that says "Pat Morita'' and ''1932-2005"
- According to the SpongeBob Wiki, after the first few airings of the Karate Island episode, Nickelodeon removed the dedication after the Best Day Ever Marathon.
- However, this is still seen on YTV, Nickelodeon Asia, DVD and online.
Low to nightmare, Due to the sudden appearance of Pat Morita's face, Simply looking at it can actually break the scare factor, none for those expecting the face, it's a favourite of some.
R.I.P. Pat Morita.