This is the page about the whale. For other uses, see Frank (disambiguation).

Frank the whale is a blue whale who appears in the episodes "Ripped Pants," "You Don't Know Sponge," "Mutiny on the Krusty", “SpongeBob's Big Birthday Blowout”, and the book SpongeBob Saves the Day (book).


He is dark blue and pale gray on the underside. Frank wears blue swim trunks in the episode "Ripped Pants" and a light olive green and dark green suit, red tie, briefcase, and a small light brown hat with a red stripe in the episode "You Don't Know Sponge." He is slightly bigger than Pearl.

Role in series

"Ripped Pants"

After SpongeBob rips his pants off and realizes the mistakes he made, he asks himself if he's the bigger loser on the beach. Frank pops up from underneath the sand and reveals that he was buried in the sand and forgotten. He, along with Jennifer Millie and Dexter, sing the "Ripped Pants" song with SpongeBob. Frank plays the drums during the song. At the end, he and the other band members rip their pants just like SpongeBob. 

SpongeBob Saves the Day (book)

He is seen in the "Ripped Pants" segment of the book.

"You Don't Know Sponge"

When he hears Patrick making whale sounds, he thinks it is his ex-wife, Martha, calling him until his friend assures him it is not. 

"Mutiny on the Krusty"

He is one of the things in the severe rip current.

"SpongeBob's Big Birthday Blowout"

He is one of the many guests seen at SpongeBob's birthday party. He is later seen singing happy birthday at the end with SpongeBob's friends and family.


  • He and his ex-wife, Martha, are the only known blue whales in the series.


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