This is the page about the character. For other uses, see Fred (disambiguation).
— Fred, various episodes

Fred[14] also known as Incidental 1[15], Incidental F1[16], Incidental 1D[17], and Incidental 1ISH[18] is a fish who first appears in the episode "Reef Blower." He is best known for yelling his famous catchphrase, "My leg!". He promptly appears in "My Leg!" and has made many major roles ever since. He is classified as a "hotdog" type incidental.



He has been nameless through most appearances throughout seasons 1 to 10, but in "Patty Hype," he was named Fred, and in Season 11, the crew re-adapted the name and has been named Fred most frequently. He has had other names, however, such as:


He is a brown mackerel with light tan fins and black eyes. He wears brown pants and a black belt with a gold belt buckle. He also has visible nostrils.

Incidental F1

He is pale green with a yellow-green dorsal fin. He lacks nostrils and wears a black suit over a white dress shirt along with black pants and a purple bowtie and belt.

Incidental 1D

He is light turquoise with dark blue fins. He also wears thick glasses with lime green colored lenses.

Incidental 1ISH

He wears the Empty Head Society fez with a propeller on top and is wall-eyed; his left eye appears to be much larger than his right eye.

Role in series

"Reef Blower"

He is in a boat as SpongeBob zooms past him.

"Ripped Pants"

He is seen watching the weightlifting competition and he also laughs at SpongeBob ripping his pants.

"Boating School"

Crossed a street on boating course and SpongeBob stops to help him cross faster.

"Home Sweet Pineapple"

His boatmobile is eaten by nematodes, which causes him to say "Naw, dang nematodes!"


He is seen at the Krusty Krab.

"Hall Monitor"

He gets into an accident with several people in town due too SpongeBob position as Hall Monitor.

"Squeaky Boots"

He hears Mr. Krabs' confession that he took SpongeBob's boots due the object's annoying squeak.

"Culture Shock"

He is shown buying tomatoes from Mr. Krabs to throw at Squidward.


He is seen at the Krusty Krab at the beginning of the episode and is at Reef Cinema towards the end of the episode where Mr. Krabs tells the movie goers to other people pocket and take they have got. Incidental 42 reaches into his pocket and takes out some money.

"Squidward the Unfriendly Ghost"

He is invited to mourn over Squidward by SpongeBob and Patrick.

"The Chaperone"

Mr. Krabs asks him and other male customers if they want to take his daughter Pearl to her high school prom but they all run away.

"Karate Choppers"

Says "My Leg" when SpongeBob beats him up.

"Sleepy Time"

A Dream version of him steps on Plankton, which causes Plankton to wake up from his dream.

"Valentine's Day"

He is seen at the Valentine's Day Carnival.

"The Paper"

He makes a cameo in the crowd.


Says "My Leg" when he walks in the Krusty Krab and Mr. Krabs throws him out.

"Walking Small"

He is seen at Goo Lagoon.

"Fools in April"

He is glares at Squidward for his cruel prank on SpongeBob.

"Neptune's Spatula"

He is seen watching King Neptune arrive at the Fry Cook Museum.


After Krabs tells him that saw hooks he offers Mr. Krabs a mint.

"Something Smells"

SpongeBob tells him that he hopes his ugliness won't be a distraction to him, and he replies, "Not at all, boy." However, he smells SpongeBob's bad breath and runs away.

"Bossy Boots"

He and Incidental 22 are disappointed that Mr. Krabs made the Krusty Krab the Kuddly Krab. Fred asks Squidward, who he thinks is a woman, where they can get something to eat around here.

"Big Pink Loser"

Seen eating at the Krusty Krab.

"Bubble Buddy"

Seen waiting in line to use the Port-O-Head at Goo Lagoon.


He makes a cameo reading the newspaper.

"Patty Hype"

He and Incidental 6 go to the Shell Shack to see a talking dog. His name was revealed in this episode.

"Grandma's Kisses"

He mocks SpongeBob from getting a kiss from his grandma.

"Prehibernation Week"

He joins Sandy to search for SpongeBob.

"Christmas Who?"

He and the other townspeople wait for Santa Claus all night, but by morning he is angry that Santa has not come.

"I'm Your Biggest Fanatic"

Seen in the ditch with the other fans waiting for Kevin C. Cucumber.

"Squirrel Jokes"

He makes a joke on Sandy at the Barg'N-Mart.

"The Smoking Peanut"

He and the other Bikini Bottomites thrown peanuts at Patrick Star for disturbing the Clam.

"Band Geeks"

Injured on day two with Incidental 106, but is later seen in the near end of the episode.

"Sailor Mouth"

He is offended by SpongeBob's swearing.

"Artist Unknown"

He is thought to be a student of Squidward's art class, but he and other students were actually looking for a cooking class. This revelation makes him and the other students (excluding SpongeBob) leave.

"Jellyfish Hunter"

He has a major role in this episode, where he is the first to try SpongeBob's "Krabby Patty with Jellyfish Jelly," and sings a song proclaiming how he loves it.

"The Fry Cook Games"

He is shown in the audience at the Fry Cook Games.

"Squid on Strike"

He is shown to be listening to Squidward's speech.

"Sandy, SpongeBob, and the Worm"

He is seen in the Krusty Krab, where he wonders what to do about the Alaskan Bull Worm.

"The Algae's Always Greener"

An alternate universe version of him is seen at the Krusty Krab.

"SpongeGuard on Duty"

He is seen taped up by SpongeBob.

"My Pretty Seahorse"

He and other customers complain about where their food is.

"The Bully"

He is seen sitting with Incidental 42.

"Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy IV"

SpongeBob shrinks him along with everyone else in the Bikini Bottom.

"Doing Time"

He is seen working at an office job.

"Snowball Effect"

Yells "Hey!" at Ms. Puff while being covered with snow after she blows the snow all over him.

"One Krabs Trash"

Bids $1,000,000 for the soda drink hat.

"As Seen on TV"

Tells SpongeBob to sign a napkin to his tail fin after he asked for a napkin.

"Squilliam Returns"

He is shown to be one of Squilliam's friends.

"Krab Borg"

Squidward warns him and other customers of the Krusty Krab that robots are taking over their world.

"Rock-a-Bye Bivalve"

He is shown to be working as operator.

"Krusty Krab Training Video"

He is seen at the Krusty Krab.

"Party Pooper Pants"

He was one of the people invited to the party.

"Chocolate with Nuts"

Buys chocolate to help his wife grow a beard.

Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy V"

Seen at the Krusty Krab.


He is seen eating a Krabby Patty.

"Born Again Krabs"

He is seen at the Krusty Krab.

"Missing Identity"

He is seen in SpongeBob's imagination where an identity thief robs a bank with SpongeBob's name tag.

"The Sponge Who Could Fly"

He mocks SpongeBob for trying to fly.

"Pranks a Lot"

He is scared of SpongeBob and Patrick who are posing as ghosts.

"Fear of a Krabby Patty"

Fred is seen at the Krusty Krab.

"Krabs vs. Plankton"

He is seen in the courtroom.

"Have You Seen This Snail?"

He is eating a Krabby Patty.

"Dunces and Dragons"

He is seen at Medieval Moments stadium/restaurant.

"Enemy In-Law"

He and Incidental 41 attend a funeral where they pay respects to a woman who died.

"Mermaid Man & Barnacle Boy VI: The Motion Picture"

Fred is seen fan club meeting and later seen at the movie opening where he and other people appear to find it disappointing.

"SquidBob TentaclePants"

Fred is seen at Squidward's concert.

"Karate Island"

He sets up a seat for SpongeBob.

"All That Glitters"

A variant of this model sells SpongeBob an extremely expensive spatula, which he gives up everything he owns, including his clothes, to buy. He is also seen in this episode saying "Monster Krabby Patty?!"

"Once Bitten"

One of the survivors of Mad Snail Disease.

"Bummer Vacation"

He is seen at the Krusty Krab.

"That's No Lady"

He admires Patrica, who was actually Patrick cross-dressing.

"Driven to Tears"

He faints after Patrick wins a brand new boat.

"Rule of Dumb"

Forced to give something to Patrick.

"Best Frenemies"

He is seen at one of the many Kelpshake restaurants.

"Squid Wood"

Fred tells Squidward that he has no talent.

"Best Day Ever"

He is seen at Squidward's concert.

"Friend or Foe"

He listens to the story of Mr. Krabs and Plankton being best friends.

"The Original Fry Cook"

He is seen at the Krusty Krab.

"Spy Buddies"

He is seen leaving the Krusty Krab.

"Boat Smarts"

He is shown in Mrs. Puff's driving video getting into an accident.

"New Digs"

He is seen at the Krusty Krab.

"Krabs à la Mode"

He is seen at the Krusty Krab.

"Roller Cowards"

He is seen going into Glove World!

"Breath of Fresh Squidward"

He is seen at Patrick Star's house to celebrate Squidward being the new employee of the month.

"Money Talks"

He is seen at the Krusty Krab.

"Slimy Dancing"

He is shown to fall asleep during Squidward's performance and wakes up to realize that everyone is gone but comes back when cramps are mistaken for a dance.

"The Krusty Sponge"

He is seen at the Krusty Krab.

"Sing a Song of Patrick"

He leads an angry mob against SpongeBob and Patrick.

"A Flea in Her Dome"

He is sucked into Sandy's treedome.

"Le Big Switch"

He is seen at the Krusty Krab.

"Atlantis SquarePantis"

He is seen at the Bikini Bottom Museum.

"Picture Day"

He runs from teenagers who are throwing balloons filled with ketchup.

"Mermaid Man vs. SpongeBob"

He is seen at the Krusty Krab.

"The Inmates of Summer"

Prisoner in Inferno Island.

"Pest of the West"

He appears as a cowboy at Dead Eye Gulch.

"The Battle of Bikini Bottom"

He is seen at the Bikini Bottom Mall.

"What Ever Happened to SpongeBob?"

He is seen protesting about not getting his food.

"The Two Faces of Squidward"

He is seen admiring Squidward's handsomeness.

"Stanley S. SquarePants"

He is seen at the Krusty Krab.


He is seen at the Chum Coliseum.

"Suction Cup Symphony"

He is the person who says that Squidward's the real composer.


He is seen returning to Bikini Bottom after celebrating National No SpongeBob Day.

"Slide Whistle Stooges"

He has a brief cameo in the hospital where Incidental 49 does CPR on him.

"A Life in a Day"

He is seen at Goo Lagoon.

"Sun Bleached"

He is seen with tanned skin.

"No Nose Knows"

He leaves the Krusty Krab due to Patrick placing scented candles.

"Patty Caper"

He is seen at the Krusty Krab at the beginning of the episode.

"The Krabby Kronicle"

He is seen as part of the angry mob.

"Grooming Gary"

He enters his snail in the pet show.

"Choir Boys"

He is seen as part of the Bikini Bottom Men's Choir.

"Krusty Krushers"

He is seen at the Recreation Center watching wrestling.

"The Card"

He is seen at the Bank at the beginning of the episode.

"Dear Vikings"

He is seen waiting at the bus stop.


He is seen watching SpongeBob, Patrick, Sandy, and Incidental 108.

"Squid's Visit"

Seen eating at a restaurant while SpongeBob begs Squidward to visit him.

"To SquarePants or Not to SquarePants"

He complains to SpongeBob and Squidward who are asleep at cash register.


He is seen as part of the angry mob chasing Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy for thinking that put him and the other Bikini Bottomites into jail.

"Professor Squidward"

In the crowd at Squilliam's performance. Also, is a cameraman with Bob interviewing Squidward.

"Pet or Pests"

He works as a garbage man with Incidental 119.

"Gullible Pants"

Fred says that he going to leave the Krusty Krab as soon as he finishes his Krabby Patty.


He is seen as a doctor at Sandy's treedome.

"No Hat for Pat"

He is seen being a friend to Incidental 45.

"Sand Castles in the Sand"

He is seen on the bus.

"Chum Bucket Supreme"

He alongside several people appear to think "Chum is Fum."

"Single Cell Anniversary"

He is seen at the Chum Bucket where adores Plankton's song.

"Truth or Square"

He is seen shouting "We want Krabby Patties!"

"Chum Caverns"

He is seen at Chum Caverns.

"The Clash of Triton"

He is seen in a flashback.


He is seen at Squidward Tentacles' house.

"Stuck in the Wringer"

He is seen at the carnival.

"The Inside Job"

He is touched by SpongeBob who is blind thanks to Plankton.

"Greasy Buffoons"

He is seen getting greasy Chum and Krabby Patties from the Krusty Krab and Chum Bucket.

"Model Sponge"

He makes a deposit from the bank.

"A Pal for Gary"

Fred is seen buying a nudibranch for his son, Incidental 103.

"Yours, Mine and Mine"

He is seen at the Krusty Krab when SpongeBob and Patrick come in the restaurant fighting.

"Squidward in Clarinetland"

He is seen driving.

"SpongeBob's Last Stand"

He is the camera man for local news.

"Back to the Past"

He is seen as a prisoner in an alternate timeline.

"A Day Without Tears"

He is as part of the Bikini Bottom Men's Choir when the town floods due too SpongeBob's tears.

"Gary in Love"

He is seen walking his snail.

"The Play's the Thing"

He is seen drinking at the Krusty Krab.

"The Cent of Money"

He is seen the Fun Arcade.

"The Monster Who Came to Bikini Bottom"

He is a police officer in this episode.

"The Curse of the Hex"

He is seen is running out of the Krusty Krab after the giant golden eel pops out of the ground.

"The Main Drain"

He is seen being sucked into the drain.

"The Great Patty Caper"

He and the other customers of the Krusty Krab are unhappy about not receiving any Krabby Patties.

"Karate Star"

He is seen as inside a jail truck, which Patrick chops.

"Buried in Time"

He is seen waiting to put something in the time capsule. He is also in Plankton's imagination at the Chum Bucket.

"The Abrasive Side"

He is seen waiting at the bus stop.


He is annoyed by SpongeBob singing Musical Doodle.

"Whelk Attack"

He is seen at the Krusty Krab.

"Tunnel of Glove"

He is waiting to ride the Tunnel of Glove.

"Krusty Dogs"

He is seen purchasing a Krusty Dog.

"The Wreck of the Mauna Loa"

He is watching the Wreck of the Mauna Loa amusement park ride.

"Love That Squid"

He is seen at the Krusty Krab.

"Big Sister Sam"

He is seen playing horseshoe toss with Incidental 41. He was named Clint in this episode.

"The Other Patty"

Fred is seen at the Flabby Patty Shack.

"Drive Thru"

He is seen at Krusty Krab drive thru.

"The Hot Shot"

He is seen at Mrs. Puff's Boating School.

"A Friendly Game"

He is seen at SpongeBob's house.

"Frozen Face-Off"

He waits in line for three days to buys a Krabby Patty outside the Chum Bucket.

"Squidward's School for Grown-Ups"

He is seen at The Famed Bikini Bottom Opera House.

"The Googly Artiste"

He is seen purchasing Patrick's art.

"A SquarePants Family Vacation"

He makes a cameo in the audience.

"Walking the Plankton"

He is seen on the cruise.

"Mr. Krabs Takes a Vacation"

He is seen on the tour group at the Bikini Bottom Mint.

"Face Freeze!"

He is the fish in Mr. Krabs' story of the eponymous condition.


Patrick pulls on Fred's face thinking that he was wearing a disguise.

"License to Milkshake"

He appears in Captain Frostymug's flashback wanting to buy a Milkshake.

"Squid Baby"

He is seen in line at the Krusty Krab.


He appears as an inmate at Bikini Bottom Jail.

"Evil Spatula"

He is seen at the Krusty Krab.

"It Came from Goo Lagoon"

He is seen when goo bubble rises over the town.

"Safe Deposit Krabs"

He is seen at the Grand Opening of the Bank of Bikini Bottom Bank.

"Plankton's Pet"

He is seen walking through town when SpongeBob and Plankton asks people if they have seen Spot.

"Don't Look Now"

Appears driving in a boat on the road.

"Séance Shméance"

He becomes impatient when Old Man Jenkins order a Rusty on Rye.

"Kenny the Cat"

He is seen taking photos of Kenny the Cat.

"SpongeBob You're Fired"

He is seen at the Krabby Krab.

"Tutor Sauce"

He is seen eating a Krabby Patty but with stale buns. He then has to pay extra for "emotional patties."

"Pull Up a Barrel"

He is seen in Mr. Krabs story as part of the Pirate queen's pirate crew.


He is seen at the waiting for his order.

"What's Eating Patrick?"

He is seen buying Patrick Star merchandise from Mr. Krabs.

"The Sewers of Bikini Bottom"

He is seen at the Krusty Krab and later the Krusty Krab Stadium.

"SpongeBob LongPants"

He is seen at the Krusty Krab.

"Larry's Gym"

He is seen at the Grand Opening of Larry's Gym.

"The Fish Bowl"

He and Incidental 23 throw Sandy off the bus due to being annoyed by her science experiment.

"Married to Money"

He is seen at Cashina and Mr. Krab's wedding.

"Mall Girl Pearl"

He is seen at the Bikini Bottom Mall.

"Two Thumbs Down"

He is seen on the street.

"CopyBob DittoPants"

He is watching the army of SpongeBob copies walk into the Krusty Krab.

"Lame and Fortune"

He is seen at the Chum Bucket.

"Goodbye, Krabby Patty?"

He is seen throwing up sand.

"Sandy's Nutmare"

He is purchasing Sandy's Nutty Butter.

"Bulletin Board"

Fred is seen at the Krusty Krab.

"Whirly Brains"

Fred tells his son, Incidental 16, not to get a Whirly Brain.

"Mimic Madness"

He is imitated by SpongeBob.

"Burst Your Bubble"

He goes to SpongeBob's house to get a bubble boat.

"Trident Trouble"

He is seen yelling "FOOD! FOOD! FOOD!" and eats SpongeBob's comic.


He is seen watching SpongeBob and Patrick (later Squidward and Sandy) play sports.

"The Getaway"

He is seen at a fancy restaurant with Incidental 12.

"Patrick's Coupon"

He is cheering for Patrick getting free ice cream.

"Cave Dwelling Sponge"

He is seen at the Krusty Krab.

"The Clam Whisperer"

He is seen at the Krusty Krab.

"Spot Returns"

He is in the line for buying a amoeba pet.

"Larry the Floor Manager"

He is seen in line waiting.

"Stuck on the Roof"

He is seen at the Krusty Krab.

"Krabby Patty Creature Feature"

He is seen at the Krusty Krab.

"Cuddle E. Hugs"

He was one of the people seen on Cuddle E. Hugs' fur and later one of the people who got eaten by him.

"Chatterbox Gary"

He is seen walkng his worm.

"Don't Feed the Clowns"

He is seen working as a business man.

"Drive Happy"

He is seen driving.

"Grandmum's the Word"

He appears in Lily Plankton's dream.

"High Sea Diving"

He is seen at watching SpongeBob attempt to reach the surface of the ocean.

"My Leg!"

He tries not to hurt his leg at the risk of getting it replaced by a robotic leg. SpongeBob tries to keep Fred's leg out of harm's way until he finally reveals that he likes to be in the hospital so he can be with Nurse Daisy Bazooka. SpongeBob tries to help Fred by attempting to purposely hurt his leg, but they just keep failing. When Fred finally ends up in the hospital, he sings the song "My Leg Is In Love!" to show Nurse Bazooka how much he loves her.

"Ink Lemonade"

He is seen purchasing Patrick's black lemonade.

"Mustard O' Mine"

He complains about not getting any mustard.

"Shopping List"

First appears in a boat with Plankton hiding in the tire. He then gets thrown into a trap door at the Krusty Krab by Mr. Krabs, and screams "MY LEG!"

"The String"

His pants are stripped from him by SpongeBob pulling the string.

"The Ballad of Filthy Muck"

He is seen at the Krusty Krab, and is later seen chasing down Filthy Muck and Little Yuck.

"The Krusty Slammer"

He is strangled by an inmate at the Krusty Slammer.

"Gary's Got Legs"

Fred yells "His legs" after Gary attacks several people with his legs at the snail park.

"King Plankton"

When SpongeBob passes him and Jennifer at a table, Fred asks her about the child they were planning to have, and they agree to forget about it.

"Stormy Weather"

He is seen watching Drizzle Jr. reunite with his parents.

"SpongeBob's Big Birthday Blowout"

Plankton ties his leg up and forces him to say "My Leg."

"SpongeBob's Bad Habit"

SpongeBob bites Fred's nails off and he says "my nails!"


He joins SpongeBob in the employee break room.

"Squid's on a Bus"

Patrick ran over his leg on the bus, which made him scream, "My Leg!"

"My Two Krabses"

He is seen at the Krusty Krab with Incidental 7.

"Krusty Koncessionaires"

he is seen at the Low Tides concert where he demands a Krabby Patty. SpongeBob then shoots two patties into his eyes and Fred then thanks him for the patties.

"A Place for Pets"

He decides to sneak into the Krusty Krab in a clam costume after Mr. Krabs decided to make the Krusty Krab a place for pets to eat at only.

Role in Movies

The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie

His eyes caught on fire and he got a sunburn when he saw King Neptune's bald spot.

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water

Seen numerous times during the movie.

Role in Shorts

"Anything for Baby"

He is seen riding the bus.


  • The "My leg!" gag is the most common running gag of the series.
  • His 100th appearance is in "Stanley S. SquarePants."
  • His 200th appearance is in "Larry the Floor Manager."
  • His voice actor also voices Plankton.
  • He, Scooter, Sandals, and Old Man Walker are currently the only incidentals with confirmed names.



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  3. ^ "All That Glitters." SpongeBob SquarePants. Nickelodeon. DATE. Television.
  4. ^ "Model Sponge." SpongeBob SquarePants. Nickelodeon. DATE. Television.
  5. ^ "Choir Boys." SpongeBob SquarePants. Nickelodeon. DATE. Television.
  6. ^ "The Monster Who Came to Bikini Bottom." SpongeBob SquarePants. Nickelodeon. January 28, 2011. Television.
  7. ^ "Banned in Bikini Bottom." SpongeBob SquarePants. Nickelodeon. DATE. Television.
  8. ^ Pull Up a Barrel
  9. ^ Karate Island
  10. ^ "My Leg!"
  11. ^ Karate Island
  12. ^ Pull Up a Barrel
  13. ^ The Nitwitting
  14. ^ Incidental Model Sheet 1
  15. ^ Incidental Model Sheet 1
  16. ^ "Krusty Katering" storyboard
  17. ^ Party Pooper Pants (storyboard)
  18. ^ "The Nitwitting" storyboard
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