Encyclopedia SpongeBobia
Encyclopedia SpongeBobia
Not to be confused with the other food vendor.
Looks like my ex-wife was wrong. I am in the right line of work!
— Incidental 39, "Porous Pockets"

Incidental 39[2] is a fish who first appears in the episode "Ripped Pants." His incidental type is currently unknown.



He is a light orange fish with a light tan underside and dark blue fins, legs and dorsal fin. He wears a white, messy apron and a dark white shirt and a white hat. In his debut, "Ripped Pants," his underside was originally colored dark blue.

Role in series

Hey, don't you want a free balloon?!

Incidental 39 makes more major appearances than minor ones. He is normally portrayed as a fish with a job, most commonly as a vendor. He does however make a few appearances as a silent background character among other incidentals.

Major roles

"Ripped Pants"

He appears as an ice cream vendor at Goo Lagoon where he was unamused by SpongeBob's stale ripped pants puns.

"Walking Small"

He appears as an ice cream vendor at Goo Lagoon where SpongeBob tries to purchase an ice cream cone from him, unfortunately for SpongeBob Incidental 103 and Eel have bought the last of his ice cream cones.

"Neptune's Spatula"

He appears as a hotdog vendor at the Fry Cook Museum where King Neptune assumes that he is the chef that pulled his spatula out of the greasy griddle, though he then replies to him that he didn't make the hotdogs, he just sells them.

"Life of Crime"

He appears as a balloon vendor where SpongeBob and Patrick believe they "stole" a balloon from him, being unaware that it was national free balloon day.

"Sailor Mouth"

He is seen driving an ice cream truck with Patrick latched on the back of it.

"The Fry Cook Games"

He offers fish sticks for $1.

"As Seen on TV"

He is seen at the Krusty Krab bathroom talking with Incidental 108.

"Party Pooper Pants"

He appears as the cashier at the Barg'N-Mart where SpongeBob has him sign his record book for making a brand new shopping record. He then tells SpongeBob about their sale on the "Make your own Party Kit" and tells him its free if he leaves the store right now..

"The Sponge Who Could Fly"

He appears as a cashier at the Barg'N-Mart where he mocks SpongeBob for attempting to fly.

"Funny Pants"

He is seen when SpongeBob after the crash between the Grandma's Pie and the Whoppe Cushion trucks.

"Sing a Song of Patrick"

He appears as a torch salesman for the angry mob.

"Porous Pockets"

He appears as an ice cream vendor at Bikini Bottom where SpongeBob gives him a handful of cash for two ice cream cones. He later leaves his stand to hang out with Incidental 40, Bert, and Incidental 108.


He appears as a bakerman where SpongeBob asks him to make a cake for Sandy, much to his annoyance.

"Pull Up a Barrel"

He is a sailor in Mr. Krabs' navy crew story.

"Patrick's Coupon"

He appears as an employee at Ice Cream where he later has Patrick escorted out of the store when he finds out that his ice cream coupon expired.