Match point, SpongeBob.
— Incidental 17, "Snail Mail"

Incidental 17[1] is a fish citizen who appears in several episodes, starting with "Ripped Pants." He is classified as a "inbetween" type incidental.


He is a light orange fish with dark orange fins and legs with thin black feet. He wears a black and white horizontal-striped swim suit and a light green hat with a black stripe.

Role in series

"Ripped Pants"

He appears watching the weightlifting competition at Goo Lagoon.

"Patty Hype"

He is seen in the crowd watching Mr. Krabs bury himself alive.

"Once Bitten"

He is one of the many Bikini Bottomites that believed to be have turned into a zombie by Mad Snail Disease.

"A Flea in Her Dome"

He is sucked into Sandy's treedome along with Incidental 14 and Incidental 15.

"Snail Mail"

He appears as a referee in a tennis match between Incidental 48 and Incidental 47. However the plane that SpongeBob was flying takes him, Incidental 48, and the court on top of the plane. SpongeBob then beats Incidental 48 at the game of tennis and Incidental 17 says that SpongeBob got the match point.

"Cuddle E. Hugs"

He was the first customer to angrily exit the Krusty Krab after everyone gets eaten by Cuddle E. Hugs.

"Call the Cops"

He angrily leaves the Krusty Krab when SpongeBob yells out the Krabby Patties will taste like chum. Mr. Krabs tries to drag him back in by grabbing the back of his shirt but he managed to exit the restaurant.

"Krusty Koncessionaires"

He is seen at the Low Tides concert.


  • He is the only incidental character on the original incidental model sheet to be surrounded by a light blue background while all the others are surrounded by a white background.[2]


  1. ^ Incidental Model Sheet 1
  2. ^ Incidental Model Sheet 1
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