Norton[1] is a fish in SpongeBob SquarePants who first appears in the episode " Something Smells." He appears in many episodes, sometimes as a mail fish or citizen. He is usually seen walking to deliver mail, but in "Idiot Box," he drives a mail truck. His name is revealed in "Squid Plus One."


Norton is a light tan fish with light purple lips and a dark purple dorsal fin. He wears a light blue colored mailman uniform and carries a brown messenger bag with a dark blue hat.


Norton wants to be friends with people. He likes almost everything Squidward likes, except for clarinets. He is also an introvert.

Role in series

"Something Smells"

SpongeBob says "Hi" to him, but due to his rancid breath, Norton's skin subsequently disintegrates.


In this episode, SpongeBob gets his mail from Norton while he is working on his boating school essay. SpongeBob tries to waste time by asking Norton about where he gets his mail from, before Norton reminds SpongeBob that he has an essay to write.

"Idiot Box"

Norton arrives by vehicle to deliver a TV to SpongeBob and Patrick. They then dump the TV and play in the box.

"The Great Snail Race"

Squidward gets a package from Norton delivering his new snail, Snellie. He pronounces Squidward's name wrong by calling him Mr. Tennisballs.


He comes to deliver the Kelpo toy package SpongeBob was waiting for.

"Squid Plus One"

Norton goes to Squidward's house to deliver the invitation to Galleria Diphteria and tells Squidward what the plus one means. Later, when Squidward is looking for a friend, he finds Norton, who says he is more of an introvert than a kidder. Squidward finds out Norton also likes toast point and fancy art galleries, but after Norton reveals that he hates clarinets, Squidward leaves, and Norton gets upset.



  1. ^ "Squid Plus One." SpongeBob SquarePants. Nickelodeon. September 7, 2015. Television.
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