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Not to be confused with Reg.
I had a bowl of nails for breakfast this morning... without any milk.
— Popeye fish, "No Weenies Allowed"

The Popeye fish is a tough fish who makes several cameo appearances throughout the series, starting with the episode "No Weenies Allowed."


He is a large, muscular, light grayish brown fish who wears navy blue underpants and a gray sailor's hat. He has yellow eyes, a scar above his left eye, and stubble on his chin. He has very short legs in contrast to the rest of his body.

Role in series

"No Weenies Allowed"

He is seen standing in front of The Salty Spitoon, waiting in line. He reveals to Reg that he ate a bowl of nails for breakfast earlier in the morning without any milk, which proves him tough enough to enter the bar.

"Plankton's Army"

Plankton asks him and a group of other fish to be his henchmen to steal the Krabby Patty secret formula. He and the other group of fish end up stepping on Plankton, causing him to return to the Chum Bucket in a wheelchair with a cast and bandages.

"The Cent of Money"

Mr. Krabs and Gary steal his change. When SpongeBob comes looking for them, the Popeye fish tells SpongeBob that they had stolen his change and refers to them as "criminals."

"Dirty Bubble Returns"

He appears as a customer at The Buccaneer.


He is one of the many muscular fish who challenges Mr. Krabs in an arm-wrestling match, but loses to him.
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