Crab People appeared in the episode "South Park is Gay!". They ran a show called Queer Eye for the Straight Guy disguised as homosexual men. They are often heard chanting "Crab people, Crab people. Taste like crab, talk like people."
In "South Park is Gay!", their plans of taking over the world, by making everyone metrosexual, is revealed to Kyle Broflovski. Their goal was to make all the men weak, so an invasion would be easy, due to them being small and weak themselves. If they are unable to force people to be metrosexual, they dress them up in typical Crab People garb, claiming that this makes them one of them. The TV producers said they did it before on the Jeffersons.
Crab People are anthropomorphic crabs, vaguely resembling anthropomorphized coconut crabs in appearance. They're colored like crabs and have crab-like features, such as antennae, claws, and crab shells. In "South Park is Gay!", they take on human disguises, disguising themselves as the cast of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy.
- "South Park is Gay!" - Debut and only appearance.
- "Quest for Ratings" - Mentioned.
- "Two Days Before the Day After Tomorrow" - Mentioned.
Let's Go Tower Defense Play!
Crab People are villains in the video game South Park Let's Go Tower Defense Play! on several levels, they are most easily defeated with the Firey-Works tower, making them rather weak and easy to defeat, but they make up for this in numbers and speed, often moving to the end of the level quickly.
South Park: The Stick of Truth
Crab People can be found in South Park: The Stick of Truth. Their lair can be found through the sewers. Chanting is heard throughout the cavern. During the beta, Crab People were originally meant to have their own boss fight, but were scrapped for unknown reasons.