Alfred the Lightbulb is a lightbulb owned by SpongeBob that appears in the episode "Sentimental Sponge."

Role in episode

Squidward comes over and complains about the garbage surrounding his and SpongeBob's house. SpongeBob says that he does not want Squidward to call the sanitation officers because each object has a value to him. He then takes out Alfred and explains that they had some good times. SpongeBob explains that Alfred helped him pay the bills and when he read. SpongeBob is then sad because Alfred died so young, and puts him in one of his pores.