Encyclopedia SpongeBobia
Encyclopedia SpongeBobia
Big, meaty, claws!
— Incidental 40, "Band Geeks"

Incidental 40 is a dogfish who first appears in the episode "Ripped Pants." He is classified as a "hotdog" type incidental.




He is a cyan colored dogfish with reddish purple spots and has a dark blue dorsal fin. He wears a white shirt and a red speedo with a white stripe. He also has sharp teeth and black eyebrows. In his earlier appearances, he wore no clothing.

“B”/“BM” Incidental

He wears a dark gray suit and pants over a pale yellow dress shirt with a magenta bow tie.

Role in series

"Big, meaty, claws!"

Incidental 40 is one of the most commonly used incidental characters in the show. He has made many major and speaking roles throughout the series as well as minor non-speaking roles. In many episodes, he has been shown to have a rather aggressive behavior.

Major roles

"Ripped Pants"

He is seen eating a burger at the snack bar, and SpongeBob tells him that "ripped pants" would go good with a burger, much to his annoyance.

"Walking Small"

SpongeBob gets sand in his eyes while waving a beach towel at all the beachgoers.

"Neptune's Spatula"

He is seen to be in charge of the bets at the Poseidome Colosseum where Mr. Krabs gives him a huge pile of cash to bet on King Neptune winning.


He says that his Krabby Patty tastes like a fried boot after SpongeBob takes a break and leaves Squidward with the cooking.

"Your Shoe's Untied"

He claims that he is definitely leaving the Krusty Krab when he sees Mr. Krabs' underwear showing.

"Bubble Buddy"

He impatiently waits for Bubble Buddy to come out of the public toilet.

"Patty Hype"

He tries a purple Pretty Patty and claims it to be the best idea ever.

"Christmas Who?"

He sees Squidward dressed as Santa Claus and raises his eyebrows at him twice.

"No Free Rides"

He is seen being run over by SpongeBob in Mrs. Puff's fantasy.

"Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy III"

He is seen at the bank, when Man Ray attempts to rob the bank.

"Squirrel Jokes"

He asks SpongeBob "What smells rotten and puts people to sleep?" When SpongeBob guesses "noxious gas", he then replies "No! Your act!"

"Band Geeks"

He insults Mr. Krabs by referring to his "big meaty claws" which starts an argument between the two and eventually starts an argument with everyone in the band.

"Graveyard Shift"

He asks Squidward for some ketchup while he was telling SpongeBob the story of the Hash-slinging slasher.

"Sailor Mouth"

He is a pirate eating at the Krusty Krab with a pirate captain and is offended by SpongeBob's obscene language.

"Jellyfish Hunter"

He is a salesman that appears to be stalking SpongeBob with Incidental 41.

"The Fry Cook Games"

He is seen opening the Fry Cook Games by lighting a torch on a giant hamburger. A breeze blows off his torch at his first attempt. He successfully lights the burger on fire the second time, only for him to somehow get caught on fire himself.

"The Algae's Always Greener"

An alternate universe version of him appears where he tells Plankton that some people believe the alternate universe Mr. Krabs crawled out of the deepest depths of the ocean.

"Just One Bite"

He orders a King-Size Ultra Krabby Supreme on a stick with a bottle of mayonnaise.

"The Bully"

He and a bunch of other fish beat up Incidental 85 twice after thinking that he was going to kick SpongeBob's butt.

"Mid-Life Crustacean"

He complains about Mr. Krabs walking so slowly, saying, "Could you go any slower?" Later, Patrick rides on his back as he walks away from the grocery store, and he says "Get off of me."

"Born Again Krabs"

He is watching a movie at the Krusty Krab, which he claims has not even been in theatres yet.

"I Had an Accident"

SpongeBob tells him to stay away from his behind.

"Pranks a Lot"

He is seen being frightened by SpongeBob and Patrick who are invisible while on the toilet.

"Wishing You Well"

He and his girlfriend Incidental 104 explain to Mr. Krabs that you put quarters into a well and make a wish.

"Once Bitten"

He is one of the refugees hiding at the Krusty Krab. He becomes the leader of the fish and wants to kill Gary the Snail to stop the disease.

"Rule of Dumb"

Patrick takes his fast food due to being king.

"Squid Wood"

He tells Squidward that the Mini Squidward is better at dancing than him.

"The Gift of Gum"

He was one of the fish that was trapped inside Gummy and was later freed by SpongeBob.

"Roller Cowards"

He makes a cameo appearance on the Fiery Fist o Pain commercial with Incidental 7 where he is given the name Harold. He also appears as a Glove World! employee escorting Old Man Walker off the ride because he has a serious medical condition.

"The Krusty Sponge"

He takes a photo of Incidental 107.

"Sing a Song of Patrick"

He sells the angry mob pitchforks.

Picture Day"

He is hit with a ketchup filled balloon and warns SpongeBob about the teenagers throwing the balloons.

"The Battle of Bikini Bottom"

He participates in a reenactment of the Battle of Bikini Bottom and later suggests the group play hockey after they realize how boring it is to reenact battles.

"What Ever Happened to SpongeBob?"

He and Incidental 22 attempt steal SpongeBob's clothes, but get scared when SpongeBob blows bubbles.

"The Two Faces of Squidward"

He appears to be blind, but gains the ability to see by Squidward's handsomeness.

"Banned in Bikini Bottom"

He and Incidental 41 argue while in line.

"Stanley S. SquarePants"

He is Stanley's first customer where he takes several photos of him and Incidental 40 together. Incidental 40 then gets annoyed and literally explodes.

"Not Normal"

He is seen at the Krusty Krab where Squidward tosses three Krabby Patties into his mouth.

Giant Squidward

He claims that Giant Squidward taught his grandmother how to read.

"Sun Bleached"

He is seen at Craig Mammalton's party with tan skin and complains about SpongeBob's sun bleached skin.

"SpongeBob SquarePants vs. The Big One"

He thinks that Sandy is an alien after she suddenly lands onto Goo Lagoon out of nowhere.

"Porous Pockets"

He, Bert, Incidental 39, and Incidental 108 hang out with SpongeBob after he becomes wealthy.

"Choir Boys"

He shown to be part of the Bikini Bottom Men's Choir.


He is seen at the Hug Festival with Incidental 49.

"Professor Squidward"

He is seen as part Squilliam Fancyson's music class who is being taught by Squidward, however, when he finds out that Squidward is teaching the class, he and the other students decide to leave.

"Gullible Pants"

He is seen as a customer at the Krusty Krab where he has all of the other customers head against the wall when SpongeBob started dancing in front of them.

"No Hat for Pat"

He is seen asking Patrick to point him in the direction of the Krusty Krab, however he accidentally points the Krusty Krab arrow sign towards the Chum Bucket which causes him to run towards the Chum Bucket instead of the Krusty Krab.

"Chum Caverns"

He is seen buying Chum nuggets from Chum Caverns.

"Someone's in the Kitchen with Sandy"

He calls Sandy a naked chipmunk after seeing her naked.

"Model Sponge"

His food is delivered to him by Squidward.

"The Curse of Bikini Bottom"

After he sees SpongeBob and Patrick as ghosts, he presumes that they are mermaids and flees the Krusty Krab.

"Gary in Love"

He shown to work at a pet store where he believes that Gary was a stray snail. He is later seen panicking when Mary's ex-boyfriend and his crew were destroying his pet store.

"The Play's the Thing"

He is seen chewing on Incidental 41's arm after the lights go out and come back on.

"The Monster Who Came to Bikini Bottom"

He is seen as a police officer.

"Welcome to the Bikini Bottom Triangle"

He appears as a coachman having Patrick enter a limousine.

"The Great Patty Caper"

He is smashes the Cash register due too Squidward not giving him a Krabby Patty.

"Karate Star"

He is seen working at a Lemonade stand that got destroyed by Patrick's karate.


He struggles to get his patty from SpongeBob while he was singing musical doodle.

"The Other Patty"

He is seen with a Flabby Patty from which he purchased from the Flabby Patty Shack.

"Frozen Face-Off"

He is seen competing in the sled race and later is waiting in line at the Chum Bucket, which is now serving Krabby Patty and when SpongeBob, Squidward, Patrick, Mr. Krabs, Sandy, Gary, and Karen cut in line he tells them that he and the other customers have been waiting in line for three days.

"Barnacle Face"

He leaves the Krusty Krab due too being soaked in Pearl's tears.

"Smoothe Jazz at Bikini Bottom"

He is seen leaving the Krusty Krab at the beginning of the episode where Squidward opens the door for him.

"The Way of the Sponge"

He complains to SpongeBob about not getting his fries.

"Restraining SpongeBob"

He almost eats Squidward who was deep fried.

"Are You Happy Now?"

He attempted to be the first one to climb Mt. Bikini. After SpongeBob and Squidward make it to the top first, he angrily leaves. He was seen again getting knocked down the mountain due to an avalanche.

"Planet of the Jellyfish"

He is seen inside a Jellien cocoons hanging from the ceiling in the Krusty Krab freeze. SpongeBob refers him as "random guy" in this episode.

"Face Freeze!"

When he finds SpongeBob's lips on his Patty he goes to the cash register to take his money back and goes somewhere else.

"Glove World R.I.P."

He is seen on a roller coaster kart, which crash into SpongeBob house and agrees with another person's statement when he state that the world would be a much better when Glove World! is gone for good.


He is seen working at a pet store where he tells SpongeBob and Gary that he no longer sells Snail Bites.

"Hello Bikini Bottom!"

He and the other Bikini Bottomites were upset to see SpongeBob and Squidward performing instead of Ned and the Needlefish and leads an angry mob to chase after the two.


He mentions that Patrick-Man the superhero alter ego of Patrick Star confiscated his Krabby Patty at one point.

"License to Milkshake"

He orders a milkshake at the Krusty Krab, however he became unsatisfied with his shake due to it being too hard and solid. After SpongeBob graduates from the Milkshake Academy, he gets another milkshake and claims it is the best one he ever had.

"Plankton's Pet"

He allows Plankton disguised as a robot baby to take his patty away, but when he finds out that the baby is revealed to be Plankton in disguise in scolds him for playing his emotions.

"Kenny the Cat"

He gets an autograph from Kenny the Cat on his dorsal fin.

"Lost in Bikini Bottom"

He is shown to be a pedicab driver where he mistakenly drives SpongeBob to The Krusty Klam. He is later shown to give Patrick a ride to the Krusty Krab towards the end of the episode.

"The Executive Treatment"

He was one of the executives who were with Patrick in conference room 4B.

"Two Thumbs Down"

He is seen as a magician doing magic tricks during the thumbs song.

"Goodbye, Krabby Patty?"

He is seen at the Krusty Krab near the end of the episode where he is pleased about Krabby Patties going back to their original taste.

"Larry the Floor Manager"

He is seen outside the Krusty Krab craving a Krabby Patty with many other fish.

"Squid Noir"

He is seen at the Krusty Krab where he uses his eyes to cover his ears from Squidward's clarinet playing.

"High Sea Diving"

He attempts to sacrifice Incidental 104 after the Bikini Bottomites believe they have upset King Neptune.

Moving Bubble Bass

He is one of the babies that SpongeBob and Patrick encounter while moving Bubble Bass's belongings.

"SpongeBob's Big Birthday Blowout"

He tries to eat some of SpongeBob's birthday cake along with Grubby Grouper, but Sandy yanks the cake out of their mouths.


Incidental 151 asks him for a toy, but he tells him he already has one of those toys at home. He then freaks out when he realizes that he was really referring to the Chum Bucket glove.

Major roles in movies

The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie

He makes a cameo appearance as one of the customer at the Chum Bucket getting a free bucket helmet where Incidental 7 points at his helmet with amazement.

Major roles in shorts

"More Feeling"

He is dressed as a Krabby Patty for an advertising commercial.

Major role in video games

Drawn to Life: SpongeBob SquarePants Edition

He appears as a template for DoodlePants.

Major roles in The Patrick Star Show

"The Yard Sale"

He is seen in the crowd from Ancient Rome times in many scenes alongside Incidental 96 and Incidental 111, and is later seen as an elder along with the two of them.




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