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[1] is a fish who is commonly seen as a food vendor in many episodes. He first appears in the episode "Ripped Pants."

He is seen working at a hot dog stand, a balloon stand, at Ice Cream, at Barg'N-Mart, at Flipper's Donuts, and many other places.



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 light blue shirt and a white hat.

He has visible nostrils in most of his appearances. In "Party Pooper Pants," "Mooncation," and "Patrick-Man!," his model is slightly altered to give him stubble. His nostrils are removed in this model. His "Mooncation" and "Patrick-Man!" design is also a darker orange.

Role in series

Incidental 39 is a somewhat common incidental character, he has had multiple jobs throughout the series, and occasionally appears in crowds of 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 Incidental EHS5 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.

"Bubble Buddy"

He tries to sell snacks to people waiting for the bathroom while a drink vendor tries to sell them ice-cold drinks.

"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.

"The Fry Cook Games"

He offers fish sticks for $1.

"Sandy, SpongeBob, and the Worm"

He is seen at the Krusty Krab.

"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 mock 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.

"Rule of Dumb"

He is seen when tells the residents of the Bikini Bottom that Patrick is not the king.

"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.


He appears at the donut shop.

"Pull Up a Barrel"

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

"Sandy's Nutty Nieces"

He is one of Patrick's friends from Glove World!


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