Holy fish paste! It's a guy!
— Frank, Ripped Pants
This is the page about the lifeguard. For other uses, see Frank (disambiguation).

Frank[1] is a fish who works as a lifeguard for Goo Lagoon. He first appears in the episode "Ripped Pants."


He is a dark teal fish with faded blue lips and light orange fins and limbs. He wears a white tank top/sleeveless shirt and red shorts.

Role in series

"Ripped Pants"

He rushes to save SpongeBob after the latter had crashed down with a wave and washed up on the beach. He was not amused to find out that he had faked the fall for his enjoyment.

"Bubble Buddy"

The beachgoers push his lifeguard stand over.

"Friend or Foe"

He appears in the group of people who want to know how Mr. Krabs and Plankton became rivals.

"The Inmates of Summer"

He is shown in the prison, known as Inferno Island.

"Back to the Past"

He appears again as a prisoner.

"Giant Squidward"

He appears as part of the angry mob.

"Choir Boys"

He appears in the Bikini Bottom Men's Choir.

"Sand Castles in the Sand"

He is seen as a lifeguard when Patrick, trying to catch a Frisbee thrown by SpongeBob, runs into the lifeguard stand that Frank was on, causing it to crash to the ground, making Frank angry at the duo's idiocy.

"Karate Star"

He is shown running to the Krusty Krab.

"Free Samples"

His name is revealed to be "Frank." He buys one of Plankton's Free Sample Krabby Patty burgers.


He is shown watching Squidward play against Sandy.

"Grandmum's the Word"

He is in Lily Plankton's sequence.

"High Sea Diving"

He is shown with the other Bikini Bottomites to be climbing up ladder garbage.

"Mustard O' Mine"

He is shown at the Krusty Krab to be complaining about not receiving mustard.

"The Grill is Gone"

He appears morbidly obese with a bunch of trash on top of him. Until SpongeBob vacuums over him, making him a muscular and handsome-looking fish.

Frank (Lifegaurd)

Frank the lifeguard's model


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