— Incidental 42, "Prehibernation Week"
Incidental 42, also known as Incidental PM11, is a fish who debuts in the episode "Ripped Pants." His incidental type is currently unknown.
- In "Valentine's Day," he was named Dave.
- In "Dying for Pie," he was named Frank.
- In "I Had an Accident," he was named Percy.
- In SpongeBob SquarePants Trading Card Game, he was named Muskie.
- In The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water, he was named Harold.
- In Nicktoons Freeze Frame Frenzy, he was named Scooter.
- In the original storyboard for "Patrick's Coupon," he was a police officer named Officer Slugfish, although this role was replaced with Incidental 118's orange variant in the final episode.
Incidental 42 is a red-orange fish with beige fins, light yellow eyes, and light olive-green lips who wears a baby blue t-shirt. In his older appearances, he had stumpier proportions, oval shaped eyes, and visible gills on the sides of his head.
He is a very tall patty monster with beige fins, olive green lips and eyelids, and slightly twisted eyes.
Role in series
Incidental 42 is one of the most commonly used incidental characters in the series. He has made many notable and speaking roles but has also made many minor non speaking roles in the series as well. He can commonly be seen alongside Incidental 41 in many episodes. He was firstly designed to be a Snack Bar customer.
He appears as a customer at the snack bar with Incidental 41. The two fish get angrily annoyed by SpongeBob ripping his pants right in front of them.
He thanks SpongeBob for giving him a bouquet of flowers for Valentines Day.
He yells out "Hey, free Krabby Patties!" after the Krusty Krab explodes followed by Krabby Patties falling from the sky.
He is seen at the Krusty Krab with Incidental 23 where they are seen crying during Sandy's song. Incidental 42 wipes his tears with his Krabby Patty and Incidental 23 then takes Incidental 42's Krabby Patty and blows his nose through it.
He appears as one of the kite flyers and he receives a hotdog from SpongeBob's tongue.
He and Incidental 49 appear in a deleted scene as judges of the Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy contest where they choose SpongeBob's Krabby Patty statues of the heroes as the winner of the contest. They also rip a piece off of the statues and eat it.
"Dying for Pie"
SpongeBob shows Squidward to Incidental 42 at the park. Squidward tells him "Hey Frank."
He was the last one to receive a gift from Squidward dressed as Santa Claus where he is seen dragging the couch he gave him and thanks Squidward for it.
Incidental 42 is a starving fish who desperately needs some food. However, when Mr. Krabs offers a meal at the Krusty Krab, Incidental 42 refuses, saying that there's no pizzazz. He then continues searching for food, water, and atmosphere. He later appears as part of the angry mob demanding a refund and show Mr. Krabs his pretty patty gave him a glow in the dark tongue.
During Sandy's search party Incidental 42 whispers to Incidental 49: "This is a load of barnacles." and Sandy somehow manages to hear him.
He gets run over by SpongeBob in Mrs. Puff's fantasy.
He appears as one of Kevin C. Cucumber's biggest fans in the ditch.
He appears in the drums section of Squidward’s band practice where he tries to repeat Squidward's clarinet tune through his drum stick but ends up shooting his drum stick right at him. He also appears using a xylophone as a shield against Sandy during the band riot, but Sandy uses two xylophone sticks to tear it apart.
Mystery the Seahorse devours his Krabby Patty behind his back.
He tosses his Krabby Patty into the garbage due to being too full.
He is seen holding a bone inside SpongeBob while Squidward was seen sawing one of his veins.
He yells out "Will you hurry up?!" near the beginning of the episode in the long Krusty Krab line.
"I Had an Accident"
Incidental 42 plays football with Incidental 41, where he catches the football and Incidental 41 tells him nice catch.
He is seen on Incidental 154's bus when the Tattletale Strangler attempts to strangle SpongeBob. He later appears as a taxi driver where the Tattletale Strangler tells him to drive him away because SpongeBob is chasing him.
He tells Mr. Krabs that Plankton has the right to have the Chum Bucket open for 23 hours.
When Mr. Krabs mentions the Krabby Patties are full of garbage, Incidental 42 says "What'd he say? Garbage?" and runs out of the restaurant with Incidental 41.
He appears as the driver of the Grandma's Pies truck where he crashes into Incidental 39's Whoopee Cushions truck. A pie from his steering wheel then splatters on his face and the giant pie on his truck then falls on top of him.
He and Incidental 48 look at each other with disturbed faces during Squidward’s performance.
Incidental 42 comes to the eponymous hotel and orders a double Krabby Patty with no onions and extra pickles. Mr. Krabs explains that customers need to rent a room and order room service if they want a patty. Incidental 42 looks at the time and explains "I only have an hour for lunch." He then shrugs his shoulders and leaves the hotel.
He appears at a mattress shop with Incidental 6 as the salesman. He tries out a mattress and ends up falling asleep on it. The Flying Dutchman tries to scare him while he was sleeping but he wouldn't wake up. The Dutchman then gives up and leaves but Incidental 42 then gets scared by Incidental 6 right after.
Squidward serves him a Krabby Patty while SpongeBob sings "Down the Well."
He is first seen freaking out when he notices that his fin has been bitten by a snail which then causes an entire crowd of citizens to freak out when they see they they got bitten as well. He later appears as one of the survivors in the Krusty Krab where he tells Mr. Krabs not to let SpongeBob inside. Mr. Krabs the. Tells him that it’s coming out of his paycheck and Incidental 42 tells him that he doesn’t work for him.
He mocks SpongeBob's wig with Incidental 48 at the Krusty Krab. He then appears as a Reef Cinema employee with Incidental 41 where he tells Incidental 41 "I told you that movie was terrible" after they see an angry mob chase SpongeBob and Sandy out of the theater. He lastly appears in a boatmobile with Incidental 40 wearing a powdered wig.
He is seen having a Kelp Shake at the Krusty Krab.
He is seen dancing with Incidental 41 during Mini Squidward's performance. He is also seen repeating Mini Squidward's moves after he says "Everybody dance."
Squidward delivers his and Incidental 49's food covered in Ick.
He at first tells Incidental 41 during the show that he cannot wait for SpongeBob's performance, he then asks Incidental 41 what he is doing when he sees Squidward dancing ballet from inside SpongeBob.
He was one of the customers who were poisoned by the Spongy Patties and also appears in the jury of poisoned fish that find Mr. Krabs guilty.
He calls Incidental 27 "lucky" after seeing his head explode during "Twinkle, Twinkle, Patrick Star." He also appears as a pilot flying a plane with Incidental 41 where they retreat the plane in order to avoid hearing the song.
He is one of the customers Mr. Krabs tilts out of the Krusty Krab.
He at first gets disturbed by SpongeBob's black eye and he later interrupts SpongeBob's story by commenting that sponges don't have ear drums, and Mr. Krabs says that he is right.
He is the customer who SpongeBob serves a Krabby Patty to at the beginning of the episode where he appears to be disturbed by the way SpongeBob brought his patty out to him.
He appears as one of the blue soldiers filling their cannon with filth.
He checks out Mr. Krabs' movie theater with Fred where they shortly leave along with everyone else when they find out the movie is really a flip book.
Mr. Krabs hides under his and Incidental 64's table after they see Plankton's wrecking ball.
He orders one Krabby Patty from Squidward when SpongeBob starts being normal at the Krusty Krab.
He is seen complaining when Squidward rises himself with a slide whistle and goes down a manhole.
He appears as a medieval fish in downtown Bikini Bottom where he says "Monster" when he sees Giant Squidward and leads the other medieval fish after him as an angry mob.
He is seen sitting on a bench with Incidental 49 when SpongeBob tells Patrick that lots of fish don't have noses.
He is part of the Bikini Bottom Men's Choir.
Mr. Krabs tries to sell a newspaper to him but he turns it down and says it look boring.
He and Incidental 41 appear on surfboards at Goo Lagoon where Mr. Krabs tries to get them to buy Krabby Patties.
Squidward delivers his food to him and insults him.
He appears as one of the tourists.
He and Incidental 7 toss their chum sticks on the ground when they overhear Plankton calling everyone idiots for falling for a slogan.
He finds Mr. Krabs wallet with 50 bucks inside it after he tosses it outside the Krusty Krab. He later appears with his wallet near the ending where he tells Mr. Krabs that it is his lucky day from finding it. Mr. Krabs then angrily chases Incidental 42 in order to get his wallet back.
SpongeBob touches his face due to being blind, thanks to Plankton.
He first notices the sign about Ultra Chummy Patties at the Chum Bucket with Incidental 40 and Incidental 41 and he later appears as the Krusty Krab and asks SpongeBob if he will eat the grease on a plate that he is holding but SpongeBob tells him it was supposed to go to table 3.
When SpongeBob assumed that Squidward was going to be one of SpongeBob's friends to help him remove the highway, Incidental 42 tells him "Nope that’s everyone."
He appears as one of the choir boys in the boatmobile.
Incidental 42 asks Squidward for a Double Krabby meal with extra kelp and Squidward at first refuses until Mr. Krabs forces him to get him his order. Squidward then brings his order out to him and he happily cheers when his food arrives at his table. He then becomes amazed when Incidental 42 tosses his Krabby Patty at Squidward, but when SpongeBob says that everyone shouldn’t be tossing their patties, Incidental 42 says that they shouldn’t be disrespectful to their favorite meal. He later on pays Mr. Krabs for twenty Krabby Patties to toss at Squidward and SpongeBob.
He acknowledges SpongeBob's screaming from the freezer when he finds out that they are out of Krabby Patties while he was eating at the Krusty Krab.
Gary the Snail allows him to enter the Krusty Krab while serving as a bouncer for the Krusty Krab.
He appears as the father of Incidental 102 and Incidental 103 where he drives them to the Krusty Krab and mistakes the hole in a wall as a drive thru, giving Mr. Krabs the idea to add a drive thru to the Krusty Krab.
He drives past SpongeBob and Patrick during their "game" in his abnormally small sized vehicle. He later appears as a waiter at the Bikini Bottom Men's Club where he serves SpongeBob, Patrick, and Squidward their foods.
He is seen relaxing with Incidental 14 at the cruise.
He runs out of the Krusty Krab after Ted calls SpongeBob and Patrick insane.
SpongeBob launches his Krabby Patty onto his plate.
He orders a very large and unhealthy order for himself at the Krusty Krab and then shortly asks Squidward if he ordered too much and Squidward jokingly tells him that it depends on how long he wants to live.
SpongeBob squirts his Jellien clone with mayonnaise, defeating it.
He appears in the long line at the Krusty Krab while no one was there, Incidental 155 asks him and Incidental 85 if they know how to make a Krabby Patty but Incidental 42 says he knows how to open a cash register.
He is seen riding the roller coaster that plunges into the ground while SpongeBob and Patrick walk to the Ferris Wheel.
He sniffs the jar of bun seed and guesses that there are billions and billions of seeds in the jar.
He takes a napkin holder and pulls out all of the napkins during the riot and Plankton freaks out from him doing this.
He is seen wanting to purchase a milkshake after seeing SpongeBob successfully make a milkshake for Incidental 40.
SpongeBob lands a Krabby Patty onto his and Fred's table.
The sea urchin gets into his soda through the soda machine and he sips the urchin from the soda and chokes on the urchin until he spits it onto a lady's box of fries.
Several Incidental 42s appear as prison guards at the Bikini Bottom Jail where they fill the gap on the prison wall that Plankton made with his soap bomb with several other prisoners, they however get stuck together in the gap.
He is seen as security guard at the Bank of Bikini Bottom Bank with Incidental 41 where they kick Mr. Krabs out of the bank twice by the request of Incidental 7.
He and Incidental 6 run out of the bathroom when SpongeBob claimed that he missed the Krusty Krab bathroom.
He is seen standing in a line at the fair where Squidward and Larry run into him and the other fish in the line from behind him with their jet ski. He is later seen walking into the Galleria Diphteria with Incidental 104.
He asks SpongeBob for a ticket at the dry cleaners.
He reads PStar7's note about having an empty feeling inside every time he eats at the Krusty Krab.
He has a bunch of dancing Krabby Patties jump into his mouth.
Patrick bumps into him on the street and accuses him of wanting Patrick's coupon. He was also originally the police officer that was informed about Patrick in the original storyboard, but this role was replaced by Incidental 118's orange variant in the final episode.
He is the first one to buy an amoeba puppy from SpongeBob and Plankton.
When he sees the secret patties turn everyone into Krabby Patty creatures, Incidental 42 tosses his patty in the trash but PM18 make him eat a part of him self which turns Incidental 42 into a patty monster resembling Incidental PM18.
He at first asks Squidward if he is okay after he tries to squirt ink from his nose and then demands him to give him some black lemonade.
When ChefBob asks the audience "Who's hungry?" Incidental 42 can be seen chewing on his arm and he says that he guess he is.
He is first seen at the Krusty Krab with Incidental 41. He then sneaks into the Krusty Krab in a snail costume so he can get a Krabby Patty due to the Krusty Krab currently being a place for pets only.
He is seen at the front of the line at the Krusty Krab at the beginning of the episode during Squidward's nightmare.
SpongeBob pokes his and Incidental 7's faces while he introduces Q.T.-π to the Krusty Krab customers.
Major roles in The Patrick Star Show
He and Incidental 45 shockingly watch the Star family at the gas station car wash.
He is seen turning into a werewolf during Madame Hagfish's werewolf groomers commercial. Madame Hagfish then introduced the werewolf 42 to her groomers.
He and Incidental 45 appear as the parents of twin Baby 2s where the twins have their parents bang their heads onto each other when they drop them off to Patrick and Squidina. He is also seen driving his car down the road while GrandPat Star was left on the road.
Major roles in movies
He is seen on his deathbed at the Krusty Krab from eating too many Krabby Patties and Incidental 116 tells Incidental 45 that Incidental 42 will be gone in a week.
Major roles in shorts
He is seen with a very large baggy stomach from eating too much Krabby Patties.
Major roles in games
Nicktoons Freeze Frame Frenzy
He appears in the photo album labeled as "Scooter."
His fancy variant appears as a suspect in the game.
Major roles in books
He appears alongside Scooter when he asks SpongeBob, Patrick, and Sandy where their instruments are.
- On YouTube, the first episode in the Bikini Bottom Mysteries series is about Incidental 42. It is about all of the changing names and/or identities that this fish has had throughout the episodes.
- Incidental 42 whispering to Incidental 49 "This is a load of barnacles" in "Prehibernation Week" has become a popular meme.
- He had a feminine voice in "Selling Out."