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Not to be confused with Incidental 30, Incidental 114, or Incidental 157.
— Incidental 30A, "I'm Your Biggest Fanatic"

Incidental 30A, also known as Incidental F20, is an incidental character who first appears in the pilot episode, "Help Wanted." He is an alternate model of Incidental 30 and is classified as an "inbetween" type incidental.



Incidental 30A is a brown anchovy that wears an indigo colored tank top and has a visible belly button. In his older appearances, he wore an indigo colored T-shirt instead of a tank top. In his debut, he was colored caramel brown with a tan underside and his shirt was colored purplish-blue.

Incidental F20

Incidental F20's model sheet with Incidentals F21 and F22

He wears a black suit over a white dress shirt with a purple bowtie and a green sash. He also wears pants that go along with the suit.

Kamp Koral: SpongeBob's Under Years

He is a light brown kid anchovy that wears a white collared shirt with a red handkerchief and army green shorts with a brown belt.

Role in series

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

Incidental 30A eating a Krabby Patty.

Incidental 30A and Incidental 30 are the first incidental characters to appear in the series. He is a somewhat occasionally used incidental character, he is mainly used in a deep crowd of other incidentals and has had a decent amount of speaking and notable roles as well as non-speaking and minor roles. He was firstly designed to be several duplicates of himself and Incidental 30 that form the big anchovy swarm at the Krusty Krab. Several duplicates of Incidental 30As are also portrayed as part of the many anchovy campers of Barge Cabin in Kamp Koral: SpongeBob's Under Years and one of the Incidental 30A campers makes a large role in the episode, "What About Meep?" as a lone anchovy camper of Barge cabin that was named Chovy. This was also the most prominent appearance of Incidental 30A yet.

Major roles

"Help Wanted"

Several duplicates of him and Incidental 30 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.

"Valentine's Day"

He is seen as a balloon vendor at the Valentine's Day Carnival during Patrick's big tantrum.

"I'm Your Biggest Fanatic"

Three Incidental 30A's appear as members of the Jellyspotters alongside two Incidental 30s and Kevin C. Cucumber. They wear glasses and a shirt with a pink jellyfish on it in this episode. They constantly mock SpongeBob and act as Kevin's servants throughout the episode. When SpongeBob saves the entire Jellyspotter crew from the King Jellyfish, the anchovies make SpongeBob their leader instead of Kevin, however SpongeBob quickly turns them down.

"The Fry Cook Games"

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

"Krabs à la Mode"

SpongeBob shoots a Krabby Patty right into his mouth.

"No Hat for Pat"

He appears as one of the tourists.

"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.

"Oral Report"

He appears as one of the ravenous customers at the Krusty Krab at the beginning of the episode.


He is one of the caged prisoners at the Bikini Bottom Jail that is seen during the opening of the episode. He also appears as one of the prisoners that help Plankton get the Krabby Patty secret formula at the Krusty Krab.

"Say Awww!"

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

Roles in Kamp Koral: SpongeBob's Under Years

"Hot Pearl-tato"

Sevral Incidental 30As, Incidental 30s, 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?"

Incidental 30A's most prominent appearance yet. Several Incidental 30As appear as the anchovy campers of Barge Cabin where they constantly stick together as a group with several other Incidental 30s and purple anchovies throughout the episode, with the exception of a single Incidental 30A named Chovy that says "moop" instead of "meep" like them. This episode also mainly focuses on Chovy where SpongeBob and Patrick try to help him find a personality throughout the episode. 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 like a wig and they each put mops on their head just like him. Chovy then becomes annoyed by the other anchovy campers copying him by taking the wig off and falling asleep right after uttering a single "meep."

Major roles in The Patrick Star Show

"Bunny the Barbarian"

He ice skates on the Star family's kitchen floor after Squidina makes the floor icy.

"Terror at 20,000 Leagues"

He appears as one of the Christmas carolers at the end of the episode along with two female Incidental 30s.


Three of Incidental 30A's four female variants.

  • He is one of the few incidentals that has had a gender swap variant. He has had four different gender swap variants.