In the season 7 episode titled “The Curse of the Spell”, Kristen Wiig voices Madame Hagfish, a curly-haired, lavender-skinned Hagfish with tattered clothes who lives in a covered wagon. In the entry, Mr. Krabs (Clancy Brown) angers Mrs. Hagfish when he won’t let SpongeBob SquarePants (Tom Kenney) give him Krabby Patties, so she decides to put a spell on the Krusty Krab. After bad things happen and no customers show up, they ask her to lift the curse, which she will do after she retrieves a gold doubloon from a dangerous eel. When she gets it, she reveals that there was no curse, and all Madame Hagfish did was put a closed sign on the lawn in front of the restaurant.
The mischievous antagonist took SpongeBob and his crew for a spin in this jaw-dropping chapter, and that may have been the draw for Wiig. It seems like she enjoys playing the characters that people love to hate. In a Variety Actors on Actors video, Saoirse Ronan asked Wiig if she was attracted to unlikable characters with flaws, and she replied, “I really think flawed characters are more interesting to me and how do you like them. play and people play you.” Her enthusiasm for playing broken personalities certainly contributed to her road to success and the many intriguing roles she landed. Of all the roles she’s played, Madame Hagfish is another shining example of a flawed character she brought to life, resulting in a jaw-dropping good time on “SpongeBob SquarePants.”