Encyclopedia SpongeBobia
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Not to be confused with Dr. Manowar.
This is definitely a snail.
— Incidental 116, "I Was a Teenage Gary"

Incidental 116[1] is a doctor fish who debuts in “I Was a Teenage Gary.” His incidental type is currently unknown.



He is a large dark purple fish who wears a white buttoned coat, teal pants, thick light blue glasses, and a light blue head mirror.

Role in series

Incidental 116 with thin arms and normal hands wearing dark orange latex gloves.

Incidental 116 makes more major roles than minor ones. He is almost always portrayed as a doctor in the series but has been given a few other occupations as well. He sometimes can be seen in crowds alongside other incidentals in a few episodes as a non-speaking character.

Major roles

"I Was a Teenage Gary"

He tells SpongeBob to give Gary some Snail plasma to make him feel better. SpongeBob asks him if he was gonna give Gary the plasma, but he says he's squeamish.


He has Hans give SpongeBob the "sponge treatment" to cure his suds. He then has Hans give Patrick a "special treatment" as punishment for impersonating a doctor and worsening SpongeBob's condition.

"Squid's Day Off"

He tells Mr. Krabs to get plenty of rest and come back to the Bikini Bottom Hospital if things don't seem right for him. Mr. Krabs then sees Squidward run toward the Krusty Krab naked causing Krabs' claws to fall off and he enters the hospital once again.

I'm Your Biggest Fanatic

After Kevin C. Cucumber asks SpongeBob if he’d like to join the Jellyspotters, SpongeBob faints and he revives SpongeBob with his medical equipment.

Band Geeks

He appears as a veterinarian and asumes that Squidward's clarinet playing is the sound of a dying animal.

The Bully

He tells Flats the Flounder that SpongeBob saved his life by doing CPR.

No Weenies Allowed

SpongeBob goes to his hospital after slipping on an ice cube at The Salty Spitoon and Incidental 116 tells him that he should go to Weenie Hut General.

Mid-Life Crustacean

He appears as the dentist of Mr. Krabs.

"I Had an Accident"

He tells SpongeBob that he fixed his broken bottom with a glue stick. He also reminds him that if he shatters his bottom again he will have to go to the iron butt like Incidental 6.

Born Again Krabs

He appears as Mr. Krabs' Doctor when he eats the rotten Krabby Patty. Mr. Krabs asks him if he will be ok and Incidental 116 looks at his clipboard and becomes frightened about Mr. Krabs' condition and runs off right before the Flying Dutchman arrives.

SquidBob TentaclePants

He delivers Incidental 63 her newborn baby.

"Once Bitten"

He is the one who stops the Mad Snail Disease epidemic, by telling everyone it was a myth, and by removing the "tiny" splinter stuck on Gary's foot.

The Two Faces of Squidward

He appears as Squidward's doctor after he gets his face slammed by a door. After 2 weeks he tries to get Squidward’s bandages off his face but keeps getting interrupted by SpongeBob.

Slide Whistle Stooges

He tells SpongeBob and Patrick that Squidward is lucky to be alive because of using the slide whistle up his throat to get found under the rubble. He also says that he doesn’t have the technology to remove the whistle from his throat but says he is able to communicate with it.

The Cent of Money

He appears as Mr. Krabs' doctor after he gets injured from a wave of coins. He also finds SpongeBob's fridge magnet inside Gary and claims it was the reason Gary has been attracting change. He also uses all of the coin Mr. Krabs has collected with Gary to pay for his hospital bill.

Shellback Shenanigans

Incidental 22 tells SpongeBob that Incidental 116 is saying that Plankton disguised as Gary is still in the intensive care unit and they need to run a few more test. But Incidental 116 corrects her by saying that he wasn’t saying that at all. He later has Incidental 49 tell SpongeBob that there is nothing he can do for his “snail” and that he should let nature take its course.

Demolition Doofus

He appears as Mrs. Puff's doctor after SpongeBob accidentally gets her deflated during his driving test. He later introduces SpongeBob and Mrs. Puff to the Demolition Derby.

Hello Bikini Bottom!

He appears as a retirement home worker at Shady Lanes Assisted Living Facility.

Squid Baby

SpongeBob and Patrick take Squidward to him after they accidentally damage his head. Incidental 116 says that he has a case of Head-Go-Boom-Boom-Itis and must require proper 24/7 care, mainly of his head, or he may remain as so permanently.

Pull Up a Barrel

He is part of the Pirate queen's crew.

Pineapple Invasion

SpongeBob takes Gary to him where they find Plankton inside his shell with an old shopping list.

My Leg!

He dances to Fred's My Leg Is In Love! song near the end of the episode.

"Patrick's Tantrum"

He is seen performing a surgery on Incidental 41 with two nurses until they hear the Krusty Krab big bell and head toward the Krusty Krab.

Major roles in movies

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water

He appears at the Krusty Krab with Incidental 42 on his deathbed from eating too many Krabby Patties and tells his wife, Incidental 45 that he will be dead in a week.

Major roles in books

Behold, No Cavities!

He appears as SpongeBob's and Patrick’s dentist.


  • On July 26, 2019, a tweet from the official SpongeBob Twitter account mentioned him. The tweet was captioned "just go see Dr. Gill Gilliam." It was a joke about how looking up symptoms online can make people paranoid.
  • He goes to SpongeBob's party in "SpongeBob's Big Birthday Blowout."
  • He appeared as a mini LEGO figure in the LEGO Bikini Bottom Hospital set.
  • In Bikini Bottom Mysteries, he's nicknamed the "Purple Doctor Fish".
  • In “I Was a Teenage Gary,” “Band Geeks,” and “Once Bitten,” he has this arms with hands like SpongeBob's instead of his normal fins.


  1. ^ Incidental model sheet 3