Encyclopedia SpongeBobia
Encyclopedia SpongeBobia
Not to be confused with Scooter.
Hey! What do you got against the melons?
— Sandals, "Doing Time"

Sandals[3][4][5][6], also known as Incidental 156[7][8] is a background fish who first appears in the episode "Patty Hype." His incidental type is currently unknown.


He is an olive-green-colored fish with dark yellow-orange lips, light olive-green fins, and has dark olive-green spots on the side of his head. He wears purple shorts with white flowers and light blue sandals, hence his name.


While Sandals is an incidental, he has been usually shown to have a consistent personality in the second and third seasons. He is shown to usually be a generally happy, positive, and somewhat meek fish.

Role in series


Sandals is a somewhat commonly used incidental character, unlike most of the other incidentals, he debuts in season 2 and has made many notable & speaking roles as well as minor roles. Much like Scooter, he used to usually have a consistent voice and personality in season 2 and season 3, but was given various different voices and personalities like other incidentals ever since season 4.

Major roles

"Patty Hype"

He scolds Mr. Krabs for accidentally bumping into him at the end of the Pretty Patty line.

"The Smoking Peanut"

He appears as the leader of a riot at the Oyster Stadium where he tells them to toss peanuts at Patrick.

"Graveyard Shift"

Squidward asks him to hit him in the head with a baseball bat.

"Jellyfish Hunter"

Fred puts jelly on his Krabby Patty.

"Squid on Strike"

He sees SpongeBob's "Krusty Krab Funfair" sign and claims that he wants to go to the funfair. SpongeBob tells him the funfair is at the Krusty Krab and Sandals then leads a crowd of fish into the Krusty Krab. He is also later seen during Squidward's protest speech where Incidental 65 claims that all the support talk from the speech is making him hungry causing Sandals to lead the crowd into the Krusty Krab once again.

"SpongeGuard on Duty"

He appears at Goo Lagoon with Scooter and Incidental 37A where they ask Larry the Lobster how the tubage is and Larry tells them it’s gnarly.

"Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy IV"

He is one of the surfer fish that SpongeBob shrinks with Mermaid Man's belt, along with Scooter and Incidental 92.

"Doing Time"

He appears as a watermelon vendor where SpongeBob and Mrs. Puff bash right through. He then asks them what they have against the melons.

"Party Pooper Pants"

He appears at SpongeBob's house party where he is seen eating cake but SpongeBob sucks it out with a vacuum due to cake being served at a different scheduled time. He also accidentally sucks out Sandals' breakfast as well.

"Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy V"

He is spotted at Make-Out Reef, kissing a pillow. He is later seen laughing with his pillow at Make-Out Reef near the ending of the episode.


He asks for coral bits at the Krusty Krab and his order gives Mr. Krabs his one-millionth dollar. Mr. Krabs then tells him, and all the other customers to get out.

"The Sponge Who Could Fly"

He claims that he dreamed of becoming a piano player but he doesn't have the fingers to play one.

"Pranks a Lot"

During the montage of various incidentals yelling "Ghost," he holds up a piece of toast and says "Toast" and points at the toast.

"SquidBob TentaclePants"

He yells out "Whoa, rock on freaky bro!" when he sees the fused Squidward and SpongeBob walking.


He is seen pushing Incidental 86's wheelchair in the angry mob.

"Squid Wood"

He appears at the Krusty Krab with Incidental 7 where they constantly became unamused by Squidward and entertained by Mini Squidward.

"Friend or Foe"

He questions Mr. Krabs how he and Plankton became enemies during Krabs' story.

"Breath of Fresh Squidward"

He murmurs with other fish when SpongeBob disrupts Squidward and Patrick's pogo stick jumping. He also becomes concerned when he see Patrick's lights react to Squidward's electric fence.

"The Krusty Sponge"

He gets poisoned by a Spongy Patty and tells Incidental 119 about it. He also appears in the jury of poisoned fish who find Mr. Krabs guilty.

"Blackened Sponge"

He is seen at the Krusty Krab with Incidental 105 where he gets disturbed by SpongeBob's black eye.

"Pest of the West"

He appears as one of the cowboys at the Krusty Kantina singing "Dead Eye" with Pecos Patrick.

"Sun Bleached"

He tells SpongeBob and Patrick who Craig Mammalton is.

"Choir Boys"

He is part of the Bikini Bottom Men's Choir.

"Gullible Pants"

Squidward has SpongeBob mop mud all over him.

"Sand Castles in the Sand"

He is seen sunbathing with Incidental 46 until Patrick's middle launcher activates from under them and launches them away.

"Chum Bucket Supreme"

He and Incidental 107 appear as the two only customers in the Krusty Krab when the Chum Bucket becomes a hit.

"Stuck in the Wringer"

He tells SpongeBob that it is not his body, but it is his heart that matters and that he deserves to be stuck in his wringer.

"The Cent of Money"

He stares at Mr. Krabs when he raises Gary the Snail.


He gives Squidward loose change to pay for his meal but Squidward refuses to count his change. He later reminds Squidward about this moment while the citizens of Bikini Bottom take Squidward to the volcano.

"The Other Patty"

He walks out the Krusty Krab with Incidental 48 with an Krabby Patty that he did not chew in his stomach. Incidental 48 says he will blow up for not chewing the Krabby Patty and he literally does so due to Mr. Krabs making Krabby Patties self destruct whenever they leave the Krusty Krab.

"The Hot Shot"

He is one of the students at Mrs. Puff's Boating School that cheers for the arrival of Tony Fast Sr. and Tony Fast Jr. SpongeBob also thanks him for the warm welcome after he believed that the cheering was meant for him. Sandals then asks himself what he did. He later tries to get Tony Jr. to sign his steering wheel but ends up getting into an argument with Incidental 40 and Incidental 45 about getting their stuff signed by him.

"The Googly Artiste"

He, Incidental 37A, and Incidental 48 claim that they would like to buy a piece of Patrick's art after seeing Ted buy one himself.

"Are You Happy Now?"

He tries to order from Squidward but Squidward starts crying before he can order.

"Planet of the Jellyfish"

SpongeBob gets spooked by his jellien clone at the Krusty Krab.

"Face Freeze!"

He runs away from SpongeBob and Patrick at Goo Lagoon when they rise from under the lagoon.

"Glove World R.I.P."

He and Incidental 105 become offended when Patrick cuts in line in front of them while wearing the Glove World! mascot costume.

"Squirrel Record"

He appears as the record holder for the largest rubber band ball in The Guinness O'Ripley Enormous Book of Curiosities, Oddities, and World Records.

"Little Yellow Book"

He calls Squidward a jerk for reading SpongeBob's diary.

"It Came from Goo Lagoon"

He is part of the jet ski pyramid that collapses when Patrick runs into it with a goo bubble. He is later seen playing volleyball with Incidental 106 where Incidental 106 accidentally hits the volleyball to the bottom of Goo Lagoon which causes Sandals to complain that they will need a new volleyball. SpongeBob then gives the two a volleyball made out of goo for the two of them to use.

"The Sewers of Bikini Bottom"

He is seen with Incidental 105 where he complains to Sandals about having to flush a toilet at the Krusty Krab Stadium twice and he claims that they call the stadium a modern marvel.

"Bulletin Board"

He receives a note from P-Star7 claiming that he smells.

"Salsa Imbecilicus"

He sucks on Sandy's air helmet due to being affected by the idiot sauce.

"The Incredible Shrinking Sponge"

SpongeBob cleans out his teeth while shrunken.

"The Grill is Gone"

He is seen at the Krusty Krab with a potbelly and gets turned into a skeleton after SpongeBob vacuums him up.

"SpongeBob's Big Birthday Blowout"

He appears at SpongeBob's birthday party at Plankton's torture area with Fred.

"Food PBFFT! Truck"

He is one of the construction worker customers that Incidental 39 steals from SpongeBob and Squidward with a crane.

Major roles in movies

The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie

He calls SpongeBob a wizard after all the Bikini Bottomites are freed from Plankton's mind-control Chum Bucket Bucket Helmets.

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water

He appears during the war between the Krusty Krab and Plankton where he has pickle slices and fries rain down on him. He then gets crushed by Plankton's tank.

Major roles in shorts


Two Sandals appear as the symbol for Pisces.

Major roles in other media

SpongeBob SquarePants 4-D: Ride

He plays a vital role as the customer that SpongeBob must rescue a pickle for in order to complete his order for a Krabby Patty. However when SpongeBob gives him the Krabby Patty with the pickle in it, he explodes due to being allergic to pickles.


  • He is very picky about what he eats, as seen in the episode "Clams."
  • He is allergic to pickles and will swell up and explode if he eats them.[9] Despite that, he does not mind raining pickles in The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water.
  • In the episode "The Smoking Peanut," he has a Cockney-British accent.
  • The shorts that he wears are similar to Patrick's shorts since they both have Hawaiian flowers on them. The only difference is size and color. They are the same shorts like the ones that Incidental 13 wears.
  • His shorts and tail fin are similar to Scooter's, but their other features and overall appearances are distinct from each other.
  • He has been voiced by three different English-language voice actors throughout the series: Dee Bradley BakerTom Kenny, and Mark Fite.
  • He, Fred, Old Man Walker, and Scooter are currently the only incidentals with confirmed names.
    • However unlike them, his name has never been said in an actual episode so far. It has only appeared in episode credits and was listed on the original incidental model sheet.

Scooter's teal variant from "Walking Small."

  • A teal variant of Scooter from "Walking Small" has a very similar voice and personality to Sandals. He even wears sandals like Sandals.