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Bob is an anchorfish who works for the Bikini Bottom News. He first appears in the episode "The Krusty Sponge."


He is a tall, light green fish with shiny black hair and a dark orange suit. He is called Phil Preflumster in "Pineapple Fever."

Role in series

"The Krusty Sponge"

Bob alongside Barbara make their debut, where they work alongside Gene Scallop on the day the Krusty Krab had a critic's review.

"What Ever Happened to SpongeBob?"

He is shown in a helicopter, giving an overview of Bikini Bottom.


He is blown away by the wind.

"Professor Squidward"

Bob tries to get a review of Squidward's class, thinking he was Squilliam Fancyson.

"Pineapple Fever"

He is shown on SpongeBob's TV announcing the tornado in Bikini Bottom.

"The Clash of Triton"

He appears with Barbara since it is revealed in commercials that the city is in a crisis due to SpongeBob.
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