Encyclopedia SpongeBobia
Encyclopedia SpongeBobia
Not to be confused with the commissioner.
Thank you for the introduction, Quickster, but we all know who I am.

The Chief[1][2][3] is the chief of the I.J.L.S.A. He first physically appears in the episode "Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy V." He is a human being who lives on land and is broadcasted through a special underwater screen.


He is an older human who wears a brown suit, white undershirt, and a light brown tie. He also has gray hair.

Role in series

"Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy"

He is heard on the other end of the phone towards the end of the episode.

"Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy V"

He tells the International Justice League of Super Acquaintances the emergencies and missions of the team. He later informs Mermaid Man and the I.J.L.S.A. to take down Barnacle Man and E.V.I.L. at Make-Out Reef.

"Swamp Mates"

He is seen on the screen in the Mermalair, informing the heroes that Wonder Whale is not missing but has rather been kidnapped by Hoodoo Guru. He then shuts his own screen off after realizing that Bubble Bass's mom Mama Bass is calling her son, revealing the entire sequence to have just been Bubble Bass' imagination.

"SpongeBob's Big Birthday Blowout"

A photo of him can be seen among other Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy memorabilia.


  • He is a parody of Commissioner Gordon from the Batman series.


  1. ^ "Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy." SpongeBob SquarePants. Nickelodeon. August 21, 1999. Television.
  2. ^ "Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy V." SpongeBob SquarePants. Nickelodeon. DATE. Television.
  3. ^ "Swamp Mates"