Incidental 24A[1] is a muscular whale shark who is one of the show's background characters. He first appears in the episode "Ripped Pants."


He is a light gray muscular whale shark. On his back, he has the distinctive line-and-dot markings that whale sharks are known for. He has gray lips, small eyes, and visible gills. He wears a speedo that is red in "Ripped Pants" and bright-mint in "Handemonium."

Role in series

"Ripped Pants"

He's weightlifting at Mussel Beach with Larry, Incidental 32 and Incidental 24.


He appears at Larry's Gym watching Mr. Krabs beat Plankton at arm wrestling. After Plankton beats Mr. Krabs with the newly sentient Chum Bucket glove, he's one of the many victims of the glove's attack.


  1. ^ [Tweet from the SpongeBob Twitter account]
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