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

Incidental 37A is a background character usually seen hanging out at Goo Lagoon with Incidental 46. He first appears in the episode "Ripped Pants."



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. His girlfriend was Incidental 46.

"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.

"Krabby Patty Creature Feature"

He briefly appears at the Krusty Krab.


  • "As Seen on TV" is the first and only episode where he is seen wearing the green striped sweater.


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