Reflecto is one of the villains of Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy. He is only mentioned in "Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy."

Abilities and talents

Reflecto can harness the Sun's power and use it for evil. His only known weakness is shade.

Role in episode

SpongeBob mentions him when he and Patrick pretend to be Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy. Patrick and SpongeBob pretend that Squidward is Reflecto. SpongeBob and Patrick try calling the creatures of the deep. A jellyfish arrives leading SpongeBob and Patrick to assume they had summoned it. However, before the jellyfish can get close to Squidward, he blows it away. SpongeBob concludes that Reflecto has become too powerful, so he and Patrick put a tent over Squidward, who then destroys the tents. SpongeBob and Patrick run back to SpongeBob's house, and Squidward chases after them. Squidward is knocking the door wanting them to open up, while SpongeBob and Patrick think that Reflecto has found their secret lab.


  • His name may be a reference to the Marvel Comics villain, Electro. He also shares his name with a DC Superhero of the same name.