Hey Plankton, can I get another one of your delicious chumsticks?
— Incidental 41, "Plankton's Regular"

Incidental 41[1] is a fish who has appeared in various episodes and is one of the most common fish characters in the series. He debuted in "Ripped Pants" and had his first major role in "Plankton's Regular."




Incidental 41's model

He is a yellow-tan-colored fish with light lavender lips and a dark lavender dorsal fin.

He has white eyes with black pupils, and he has a lavender mouth. He also has light green arms and legs and he wears faded light blue shorts. His stomach is dark-yellow/green and he is very slender and skinny.

He often goes without wearing a shirt or shoes. He once wore a suit, when at the Snail-Po meeting. 

Role in series

In "Ripped Pants," when SpongeBob comes between him and Incidental 42 to tell them about his ripped pants much to their annoyance.

In "MuscleBob BuffPants," he is seen in the group of people looking at SpongeBob in the Juice Bar.

In "Employee of the Month," he is seen outside the destroyed Krusty Krab.

In "Karate Choppers," he is seen at the Krusty Krab.

In "Rock Bottom," he is seen as a bus driver when SpongeBob and Patrick accidentally board the wrong bus.

In "Walking Small," he is seen sunbathing, flying a kite and playing volleyball at Goo Lagoon.

In "Fools in April," he is amused by SpongeBob's prank.

In "Neptune's Spatula," he is seen in the group of people at the Fry Cook Museum, seen in the crowd at the Poseidome and seen exiting the Krusty Krab.

In "Hooky," he is seen eating at the Krusty Krab and holding Squidward for his terrible cooking.

In "Something Smells," he is seen in the bathroom at Reef Cinema and Patrick walks up to him and his friends asking if they want to hear about bathroom jokes. They smell Patrick's bad breath and leave.

In "Big Pink Loser," he is seen at the Krusty Krab and making fun of Patrick for using a broom incorrectly.

In "Imitation Krabs," he is seen eating at the Krusty Krab and getting his drink taken by Mr. Krabs.

In "Bubble Buddy," he is seen eating at the Krusty Krab and getting his drink taken by Mr. Krabs.

In "Patty Hype," he is seen when Mr. Krabs buries himself alive and later is seen waiting to buy a Pretty Patty.

In "Prehibernation Week," he is eating at the Krusty Krab and as part of Sandy's search party.

In "Life of Crime," he is seen thinking SpongeBob and Patrick are street performers.

In "Christmas Who?," he is seen wanting to send a letter to Santa Claus. Later, he is seen wanting a present from Squidward (dressed as Santa).

In "No Free Rides," he is seen celebrating someone's birthday in Mrs. Puff's fantasy until SpongeBob runs them over.

In "I'm Your Biggest Fanatic," he is shown as a fan of Kevin C. Cucumber.

In "Squirrel Jokes," he is shown to being the nightly event at the Krusty Krab called Komedy Krab.

In "The Smoking Peanut," he is shown to throwing peanut at Patrick and later Mr. Krabs for upsetting the clam by throwing a peanut at it and later Mr. Krabs for stealing the Clam's egg.

In "Band Geeks," he is shown to be part of Squidward's band.

In "Procrastination," SpongeBob tells about his excitement over getting an assignment and Nat tells him that they will be writing eight 800 words.

In "Sailor Mouth," he hears SpongeBob's swearing over the intercom.

In "Artist Unknown," when Squidward welcomes him to art class, he says "Oh, isn't this cooking?" He also says that he is a better artist than Squidward.

In "Jellyfish Hunter," he is shown wanting a Jelly Patty.

In "The Fry Cook Games," he is shown at the Fast Food Coliseum watching the Fry Cook Games.

In "Sandy, SpongeBob, and the Worm," he is seen at the Krusty Krab.

In "The Algae's Always Greener," he is seen at the beginning of the episode eating at the Krusty Krab. Later, an alternate universe version of him pokes Plankton and complains about Alternate-Universe Squidward's horrific attempt at cooking.

In "SpongeGuard on Duty," he is seen in a direction with Annette.

In "My Pretty Seahorse," he is given a blow of onions.

In "Just One Bite," he is seen as the wedding announcer.

In "The Bully," he is seen at Mrs. Puff's Boating School.

In "Idiot Box," he is seen on a soap opera, giving a box as a gift.

In "Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy IV," he is seen crammed into a jar with everyone (except SpongeBob) in the Bikini Bottom.

In "Doing Time," he is seen working as a bank teller.

In "One Krabs Trash," he, at one point, offers Mr. Krabs $100,000 for the soda drinking hat.

In "As Seen on TV," he is seen helping Squidward make a commercial for the Krusty Krab. Later, he bumps into SpongeBob where SpongeBob assumes he is a fan due to him starring in a commercial.

In "Squilliam Returns," he is seen hanging out with Squidward's arch-rival from high school, Squilliam Fancyson, suggesting that he is wealthy.

In "Rock-a-Bye Bivalve," he is seen where he and Incidental 48 question how a Sponge and Star Fish made a clam.

In "Krusty Krab Training Video," he is seen at the Krusty Krab.

In "Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy V," he is seen in line outside the Krusty Krab.

In "New Student Starfish," he is seen watching SpongeBob and Patrick fight each other.

In "Clams," he is seen in the Krusty Krab before Mr. Krabs kicks him and the other customers out.

He is seen baking a cake in "Mrs. Puff, You're Fired." He is also a bus driver in the episodes "Rock Bottom," "Hocus Pocus," "The Pink Purloiner," "Roller Cowards," "A Flea in Her Dome," and "Nautical Novice." He has a strict no-singing policy.

In "The Great Snail Race," he sneaks into the announcer's box, only to be caught by Sports guy.

In "Mid-Life Crustacean," he is seen at The Wash! doing laundry.

In "Born Again Krabs," he is seen eating at the Krusty Krab and getting his drink taken by Mr. Krabs.

In "I Had an Accident," he is seen playing Football.

In "Krabby Land," he is seen as a child.

In "Missing Identity," he is seen at Snail-Po World Headquarters.

In "The Sponge Who Could Fly," he makes fun of SpongeBob's flying. He and the other Bikini Bottomites form an angry mob and chase SpongeBob for thinking that he is more important than them.

In "SpongeBob Meets the Strangler," he is seen on a bus.

In "Pranks a Lot," he is seen laughing at SpongeBob's and Patrick's nudity.

He is seen as a cotton candy salesman in "Sing a Song of Patrick."

In "The Battle of Bikini Bottom," he is one of the citizens who reenacted the Battle of Bikini Bottom.

In "Suction Cup Symphony," he is shown to be the drummer of the Bikini Bottom Symphony Orchestra.

In "The Splinter," Squidward pretends to "squish" him.

In "Slide Whistle Stooges," he is seen being stitched by Dr. Gill Gilliam.

In "Plankton's Regular," his most notable appearance, he feigns enjoyment of Plankton's chum in order to fulfill a deal with Karen, Plankton's wife. He is shown to live in a mobile home and apparently possesses great acting skills, as he manages to fend off SpongeBob's persistent attempts to give him a Krabby Patty. However, one can foresee the ending when Nat is forced to taste Mr. Krabs' Krusty Chum and he proclaims that it is the second foulest thing he has ever tasted. The audience can infer that the foulest thing is actually Chum, and Mr. Krabs has thwarted him in that area of food service as well.

At the end of the episode, Nat breaks the news to Plankton and cuts off the deal with Karen, returning the money that she had given him to eat at the Chum Bucket. He is last shown being carted off by medical staff members to have his stomach pumped, which he claims will be the third time he will have visited the doctor on account of Chum.

In "Squid Baby," he yells, My face! My face! Also my leg, but mostly my face!," making a reference to Fred's catchphrase "My leg!"

In "Goodbye, Krabby Patty?," he works as a cashier paying the customers who are buying Frozen Krabby Patties.

in "Burst Your Bubble," he is seen wanting a Bubble boat.

In "Plankton Retires," he is seen eating at the Krusty Krab.

In "Trident Trouble," he is seen at the Krusty Krab.

In "The Incredible Shrinking Sponge," he is seen at the Krusty Krab.

in "Sportz?," he is watching SpongeBob and Patrick (later Sandy and Squidward) play sports.

In "Out of the Picture," he asks Squidward for some ketchup.

In "Feral Friends," he makes a conversation with a Highway Speed Patrol officer.

In "Cave Dwelling Sponge," he along with other customers at the Krusty Krab complain to Squidward about the Krabby Patties and throw Squidward in the kitchen.

In "The Clam Whisperer," he is seen at the Krusty Krab.

In "Larry the Floor Manager," he is seen at the Krusty Krab and later he teams up with SpongeBob to take back the Krusty Krab.

In "No Pictures Please," he is seen as part of the angry mob.

In "Krabby Patty Creature Feature," he is seen at the Krusty Krab.

In "Sanitation Insanity," he is seen dumping his garbage.

In "Squid Noir," he makes a cameo at the Krusty Krab.

In "Cuddle E. Hugs," he eats a ball of a mouldy Patty to see Cuddle E. Hugs and gets eaten by him, but reality he is have an hallucination. The next morning he and the other customers leave in anger and disgust.

In "Chatterbox Gary," he is seen walking his worm only for his worm to go and beat up Squidward.

In "Drive Happy," he is seen driving.

In "High Sea Diving," he is seen watching SpongeBob attempt to reach the surface.

In "My Leg!," he is shown to be one of Fred's co-workers.

In "Ink Lemonade," he is shown to purchasing the Black lemonade only to learn of its source and he along with the other Bikini Bottomites throw up in Squidward Tentacles' house.

In "ChefBob," he watches ChefBob perform.

In "Surf N' Turf," he is seen at ship-in a bottle contest.

In "Goons on the Moon," he makes a cameo wearing a hat.

In "Appointment TV," he is seen at the Krusty Krab.

In "Karen's Virus," he is seen at the Krusty Krab.

In "The Grill is Gone," briefly shown at the bottom of a pile of cars.

In "Bubbletown," he is seen in line at Krusty Krab.

In "The Ballad of Filthy Muck," he is seen reading a newspaper when SpongeBob tells him about Filthy Muck.

In "Gary's Got Legs," he is seen at the Krusty Krab.

In "Stormy Weather," he tells Gale Doppler that he is wrong.

In "The Krusty Bucket," while eating a Krabby Patty he notes that it tastes even better than usual.

In "Sandy's Nutty Nieces," he makes a cameo at Goo Lagoon.

In "Insecurity Guards," he visits the Bikini Bottom Museum of Everything.

In "Broken Alarm," he is seen at the Krusty Krab.

In "Senior Discount," he is seen at the Krusty Krab.

In "SpongeBob's Big Birthday Blowout," he is seen at SpongeBob's party.

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Role in Shorts

In "The Endless Summer," he is seen in the group of people heading north.

In "Anything for Baby," he is seen as a bus driver.

In "Traffic," he is seen caught in traffic and dancing when SpongeBob plays music.


  • His design is similar to Norton, except that his dorsal fin is smoother and he is colored differently.
  • He was incorrectly labeled as Incidental 14 in the storyboard for "Mind the Gap."[2]


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