Encyclopedia SpongeBobia
Encyclopedia SpongeBobia
This is the page about an incidental that was named Harold. For other uses, see Harold (disambiguation).
Not to be confused with Incidental 42.
Shoot me a zinger.
— Incidental 36, "ChefBob"

Incidental 36 is a fish who first appears in the episode "Ripped Pants." His incidental type is currently unknown.



He is a chubby cheeked red-orange fish with light orange fins and lips. He wears teal swim trunks with yellow flowers, and a white lace. In his older appearances, his legs were red-orange, and he wore a teal speedo. In his even older appearances, he lacked his nostrils and the lace on his swim trunks, and his dorsal fin was much longer and touched the back of his head.

Kamp Koral: SpongeBob's Under Years

He is colored red-orange with darker red eyelids and has a visible chest. He wears blue jeans with a black belt and black shoes.

Role in series

The marshmallow guy

Incidental 36 is a fairly commonly used incidental character. He has made many notable appearances as well as minor ones. He was firstly designed to be a beachgoer that offers SpongeBob some of his marshmallows.

Major roles

"Ripped Pants"

He is shown roasting and eating marshmallows in Goo Lagoon when SpongeBob asks him if he could borrow some, to which he nods yes.


He complains that Squidward served him a fried boot sandwich.

"Something Smells"

SpongeBob's rancid breath kills him and Scooter.

"I'm Your Biggest Fanatic"

He appears as one of Kevin C. Cucumber's biggest fans in the ditch.


The Flying Dutchman scares him by turning his head all the way around.

"Sailor Mouth"

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

"Jellyfish Hunter"

Fred puts jellyfish jelly on his Krabby Patty during the song "Hey All You People" to inform everyone about the delicacy of the Jelly Patty.

"Good Neighbors"

He appears as a certified foot masseur where Squidward calls him to do a pedicure at his house. However, when he arrives at Squidward's house, SpongeBob and Patrick are the only ones present in the house while Squidward was taken away by Incidental 104 and Incidental 105. SpongeBob decides to test Incidental 36 to see if he really is a foot masseur and not a threat to Squidward. When Squidward returns to his house, he finds Incidental 36 giving SpongeBob and Patrick pedicures. Squidward then orders Incidental 36 to give him a pedicure but Incidental 36 informs Squidward that his hour is up and leaves.

"New Digs"

He wipes his mouth with SpongeBob's underwear.

"Krabs à la Mode"

He gets a Krabby Patty shot right into his mouth. He also appears ice skating with Squidward until he gets frozen by Plankton, along with everyone else.

"To Love a Patty"

He is shown sitting at the Krusty Krab with Incidental 63 at night. The latter complains about him releasing an awful smell, which he denies. It is then revealed that the foul odor was caused by the rotten nature of SpongeBob's Patty which causes him and Incidental 63 to leave the Krusty Krab.

"Breath of Fresh Squidward"

He murmurs with other fish when SpongeBob disrupts Squidward and Patrick's pogo stick jumping. He also becomes concerned when he see Patrick's lights react to Squidward's electric fence.

"Sing a Song of Patrick"

He is seen at Goo Lagoon with Incidental 14 listening to Patrick's song on their radio. Incidental 36 tells Incidental 14 that Patrick's song makes him think of her, but when the song sang the line "PU what's that horrible smell?" Incidental 14 angrily punches Incidental 36 into the distance.

"The Two Faces of Squidward"

He fights with Incidental 37A over a piece of Squidward's shirt. Incidental 36 manages to get the shirt when Incidental 37A gets distracted by Squidward's clarinet playing. Incidental 36 then excitedly claims that Squidward was playing the clarinet after everyone was questioning where the clarinet song was coming from.


He is seen sitting next to Incidental 37B at the Chum Coliseum in several scenes.

"Patty Caper"

He becomes shocked when steel barriers cover the Krusty Krab.

"Chum Caverns"

He is one of the customers Mr. Krabs waves a Krabby Patty in front of, making him drool.

"Keep Bikini Bottom Beautiful"

He is shown to be the last fish to dump trash into Squidward's wagon.

"Karate Star"

He is shown eating spinach in chocolate spaghetti in calamari sauce, then Patrick comes in and does a karate chop on his food, causing it to splatter all over his face.

"Walking the Plankton"

He runs over to SpongeBob and Mr. Krabs after smelling Mr. Krabs' Krabby Patty.

"Bubble Buddy Returns"

He is seen eating a bowl of soup outside of a restaurant until Shiny Bubble passes by him and pushes his face into the soup.

"Glove World R.I.P."

He is one of the fish in the roller coaster that crashes into SpongeBob's house at the beginning of the episode. He is also shown in the bumper boat ride aggressively arguing with Fred to move over, but he is unable to move over due to there being too many boats in the ride.

"It Came from Goo Lagoon"

He is part of the jet ski pyramid that collapses when Patrick runs into it with a goo bubble. He also appears on television approving of the goo bubble.

"SpongeBob You're Fired"

He is the first volunteer to try Sandy's food, before SpongeBob and Patrick. After eating it, his head swells up like balloon.

"Tutor Sauce"

Mr. Krabs finds Squidward hitting Incidental 36 with a spatula in the boat's rearview mirror and assumes that Incidental 36 will file a lawsuit against him.


He starts to lose his patience while waiting for Squidward to take his order, who is talking on the phone. While Squidward gives him his order, as he is sick, he accidentally sneezes all over it, ehich grosses him out, and he leaves.

"Tutor Sauce"

He makes a cameo appearance with Squidward, whacking him with a spatula for seemingly no reason.

"Trident Trouble"

He wishes the grass would grow, and when SpongeBob uses King Neptune's trident to make it grow, the grass chases after Incidental 36 with his lawnmower. He is later seen mowing the grass again near the end of the episode.

"Cuddle E. Hugs"

He is the third one to be devoured by Cuddle E. Hugs, followed by Incidental 4 and Incidental 18.


He tells ChefBob to make an insult towards him. ChefBob then insults him by shooting an arrow with a suction cup at the tip on his forehead which reveals a sign claiming that he is a "goober." He laughs at first but he then sheds a single tear.

"Mind the Gap"

After Incidental 48 asks about where SpongeBob's cool singing is coming from, Incidental 36 tells her that he doesn't know but it really swings.

"Escape from Beneath Glove World"

He is seen as an actor in the "Gloves Song" film where he wears gloves to protect his knuckles from getting bitten by the mice inside the cheese he sticks his hand into.

"A Place for Pets"

He was one of the customers who was forced to eat at the Chum Bucket after the Krusty Krab only allowed pets. But he and all the other customers got the idea to sneak into the Krusty Krab disguised as pets. Incidental 36 disguises himself as a sea snail.

"Sea-Man Sponge Haters Club"

He is seen as one of the firefighters putting out the fire at Squidward Tentacles' house.

Major roles in Kamp Koral: SpongeBob's Under Years

"In Search of Camp Noodist"

He appears as the guard of the nudist camp where Mr. Krabs walks up to him and assumes that he is nude himself. Incidental 36 then reveals that he is only half nude with pants on and that he is "the bridge between the clothed and the unclothed."

"Kitchen Sponge"

He appears as a glass mover with another unnamed fish where they are seen moving a large piece of glass together onto the lake and SpongeBob nearly shatters it while zooming on a canoe. But after he misses it, the two fish sigh in relief and accidentally sink the piece of glass to the bottom of the lake.

Major roles in The Patrick Star Show

"The Yard Sale"

He is seen as part of the audience in Ancient Rome times in a few scenes and is later seen as an elder along with the other audience members he was surrounded with.

"Just in Time for Christmas"

He is seen as a construction worker fixing a utility pole until Cecil Star saws the top of the pole down which causes Incidental 36 to fall down with the sawed part of the pole.