Encyclopedia SpongeBobia
Encyclopedia SpongeBobia
Not to be confused with Incidental 30A, Incidental 114, or Incidental 157.
He burnt my Krabby Patty.
— Incidental 30, "Pickles"

Incidental 30[5], also known as Incidental PM14[6] and Anchovy, is an anchovy who first appears in the pilot episode, "Help Wanted." He is classified as an "inbetween" type incidental.


He is a light blue colored anchovy that wears a beige shirt. He also has a visible belly button. In his debut appearance, he was colored dark blue with a light blue underside and he wore a bluish-white shirt.

Incidental PM14

He is a patty monster with an anchovy like head and has several jagged teeth.

Kamp Koral

He is a blue anchovy kid that wears a yellow collared shirt with a red neckerchief and army green shorts with a brown belt.


He is a blocky looking 3D video game model of Incidental 30's normal variant.

Role in series

Several Incidental 30s appearing in an anchovy horde with several Incidental 30As in "Help Wanted."

A stuffed Incidental 30.

Incidental 30 and Incidental 30A are the first incidental characters to appear in the series. He is a somewhat commonly used incidental character. He has not had too many speaking and notable roles throughout the series. He makes his biggest role yet in the episode "I'm Your Biggest Fanatic," as two anchovy members of the Jellyspotters, along with three Incidental 30As. He was firstly designed to be several duplicates of himself and Incidental 30A that form the big anchovy swarm at the Krusty Krab. Several duplicates of Incidental 30s are also portrayed as part of the many anchovy campers of Barge Cabin in Kamp Koral: SpongeBob's Under Years.

Major roles

"Help Wanted"

Several duplicates of him and Incidental 30A appear as a massive swarm of hungry anchovies that fill up the Krusty Krab and attack Squidward and Mr. Krabs. They all later leave satisfied when SpongeBob feeds them all several Krabby Patties.


He appears at the Krusty Krab with Incidental 63 and Incidental 65 where complains that Squidward burnt his Krabby Patty and then leaves the Krusty Krab with them.

"Something Smells"

He is seen standing it the Reef Cinema bathroom with Incidental 31 and Incidental 41 until Patrick approaches the three of them with his rancid breath and angrily leave the restroom.

"Bubble Buddy"

He appears in front of the Krusty Krab register where Squidward tells him to please come again when he isn't working.

"Patty Hype"

He is the 46,853rd customer to receive a Pretty Patty.

"I'm Your Biggest Fanatic"

Two Incidental 30s appear as members of the Jellyspotters alongside Kevin C. Cucumber and three Incidental 30As where they constantly mock SpongeBob and act as Kevin's servants trying to get SpongeBob stung by a jellyfish. When SpongeBob save them and Kevin from the King Jellyfish, they rip Kevin's "crown" off and place it on SpongeBob claiming him as their new leader, however SpongeBob turned them down.

"Band Geeks"

He appears in the brass section during Squidward's band practice where he repeat's Squidward's clarinet tune.

"Sailor Mouth"

He looks at SpongeBob when he greets the customers with a swear.

"Artist Unknown"

He is one of the students that mistake Squidward's art class for their cooking class.

"Jellyfish Hunter"

Fred comes between him and Incidental 7 during his song. Fred then puts jelly on his Krabby Patty.

"The Fry Cook Games"

He and Incidental 30A appear as competitors at the Fry Cook Games where they are seen losing their balance when Pirate 8 was arriving to the stadium.

"As Seen on TV"

He is part of the angry mob demanding Krabby Patties from SpongeBob. Incidental 37A also tells him that it was his idea to eat at the Krusty Krab before SpongeBob starts singing the Sweater Song.

"Squilliam Returns"

He is part of Squilliam Fancyson's group of friends.

"The Inmates of Summer"

He appears as a prisoner at Inferno Island.

"The Play's the Thing"

A crowd of multiple Incidental 30s and Incidental 30As appear at the Krusty Krab wanting to audition for Squidward's play. But when Mr. Krabs mentions that there will be no pay, all the anchovies leave the restaurant.

"Ghoul Fools"

Seven Incidental 30s appear as anchovies on a pizza Lord Poltergeist offered to SpongeBob and Patrick.


He is seen as one of the impatient customers forming a line at the Krusty Krab.

"SpongeBob LongPants"

He, the fancy fish, and a female Incidental 2 temporarily befriend SpongeBob while wearing long pants.

"SpongeBob's Place"

When Mr. Krabs disguises himself as SpongeBob and feeds the customers at the Krusty Krab poorly made Krabby Patties. Mr. Krabs removes his SpongeBob disguise and reveals that he made the patties and not SpongeBob. Incidental 30 spits out the patty he ate and claims that he knew something was off.

"Krabby Patty Creature Feature"

He is seen to be incredibly full from eating several secret patties.


He is one of the fish that the Chum Bucket glove squeezes out of the bus.

"The Big Bad Bubble Bass"

He appears as a truck driver for a Fizz Bomb Cola truck where Bubble Bass inhales all of the cola inside of his truck in attempt to beach down Squidward’s entire house.

"Say Awww!"

Three redesigned Incidental 30s and two female Incidental 30As appear at Glove World! where they get eaten by Q.T.-π.

Major roles in Kamp Koral: SpongeBob's Under Years

"Hot Pearl-tato"

Sevral Incidental 30s, Incidental 30As, and purple anchovies appear as the anchovy campers of Barge Cabin where they receive baby Pearl from Bubble Bass and they then all give Pearl to SpongeBob.

"What About Meep?"

Several Incidental 30s appear as the anchovy campers of Barge Cabin where they constantly stick together as a group with several other Incidental 30As and purple anchovies throughout the episode, with the exception of a single Incidental 30A named Chovy that says "moop" instead of "meep" like them. At the end of the episode, all of the other anchovy campers of Barge cabin become amazed by Chovy wearing a mop on his head and they each put mops on their head just like him.

Major roles in The Patrick Star Show

"Terror at 20,000 Leagues"

Two female Incidental 30s appear as Christmas carolers at the end of the episode with Incidental 30A.

Major roles in movies

The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie

When Mr. Krabs is trying to think of the word "kidager" for SpongeBob, Incidental 30 yells out "dork."


Two of Incidental 30's three female variants.

  • He has an alternate model, Incidental 30A.
  • His PM variant from "Krabby Patty Creature Feature" was unused in the final episode, but still appeared in the storyboard.
  • His suit wearing variant from "SpongeBob LongPants" was mistakenly labeled as "Incidental F2" which is really the "F" variant for Incidental 2.
  • He is one of the few incidentals that has had a gender swap variant. He has had three different gender swap variants.