How long are you gonna keep us standing here?
— Incidental 37A, "As Seen on TV"

Incidental 37A[1], also known as Incidental BM37[2] is a background character usually seen hanging out at Goo Lagoon with Incidental 46. He first appears in the episode "Ripped Pants." He is classified as a "hotdog" type incidental.


He is a grayish-brown fish with black eyes and gray lips. He usually wears light green shorts with a dark green flower design, which are similar to Patrick's.

Role in series

"Ripped Pants"

He is first seen when Larry the Lobster uses his volleyball to knock over him and two other fish.

"Patty Hype"

Alongside the angry mob, his face turns purple, and says: "Your dumb Pretty Patties turned my face purple!"

"As Seen on TV"

His most well-known appearance is in this episode where SpongeBob sings "The Striped Sweater Song" about his sweater, much to his dismay.

"Pranks a Lot"

He is a surfer as seen in this episode, where he is scared off by SpongeBob and Patrick invisibly acting as ghosts.


He appears as the leader of SpongeBob's fans during a badminton game against Sandy and Incidental 108.

"SpongeBob's Place"

He arrives at SpongeBob's house when he smells the Krabby Patties SpongeBob made.

"Krabby Patty Creature Feature"

He briefly appears at the Krusty Krab.

"Krusty Koncessionaires"

He is seen at the Low Tides concert being carried by the audience along with Incidental 84.


  1. ^ Incidental model sheet 2
  2. ^ SpongeBob's Place storyboard
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