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What'd he say? Garbage?
— Incidental 42, "Selling Out"

Incidental 42 (named Dave,[3] Frank,[4] Percy,[5] Isabelle,[6] Harold,[7] and Scooter[8]) is a Bikini Bottomite and one of the most common background characters in the series. He is an orange fish who usually wears a light blue shirt. He first appears in the episode "F.U.N."


He is a red-orange fish with light tan fins and flippers. He wears a light blue top and has light olive-green lips.


He is married to Nancy Suzy Fish and appears in many episodes with her, such as "Mermaid Man vs. SpongeBob" and "Chum Bucket Supreme." He is the step-father of Norma's daughter. Despite their relationship, he appears with Norma Rechid in the episode "No Nose Knows." He also appears with Shubie Peterson in a few episodes such as "Karate Choppers" and "Patty Caper."


In "Valentine's Day," his name is Dave. He thanks SpongeBob for a present.

His name is Frank in "Dying for Pie." SpongeBob had shown Squidward and introduced him to everyone in Bikini Bottom. The last person seen to be introduced was Frank. This name was revealed when Squidward addressed him.

He is also a common customer at the Krusty Krab in "Greasy Buffoons."

In "I Had an Accident," his name is Percy.

In "Good Ol' Whatshisname," his name is Isabelle when Squidward reads from the book of names.

In The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water, his name is Harold.

In Nicktoons Freeze Frame Frenzy, his name is Scooter.


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Frank the fish's model


  • On YouTube, the first episode in the Bikini Bottom Mysteries series is about him. It is about all of his changing names and/or wives throughout the episodes.
  • In the game Nicktoons Freeze Frame Frenzy, his bloated model from "Just One Bite" appears. He is labeled as "Scooter" in the photo album.
  • He has the most different names given over the series out of all the generic background characters.
  • In "Selling Out," an error has him speak in a female voice.
  • His incidental number is 42.
  • Frank whispering to Norma "This is a load of barnacles," in "Prehibernation Week" has become a popular meme.


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