Oh look, he's up in the sky!
— Tina Fran, Prehibernation Week

Incidental 8[1] (named Tina[2] and Fran[3]) is a background character who makes several cameo appearances throughout the series, starting with the episode "Ripped Pants."


She is a light pink and light red-colored fish with a candy cane-colored dorsal fin. She wears a light blue/teal outfit consisting of a sleeveless top and a skirt.

In the episode "Squeaky Boots," she appears as one of Pearl's friends, and like them, is wearing flipper slippers.


In the episode "Hall Monitor," her name is Tina when she gets called out by Mrs. Puff. In "Valentine's Day," SpongeBob calls her Fran when she comes to thank him for giving her a box of chocolates.

Role in series

"Hall Monitor"

She appears as a student of Mrs. Puff's Boating School and claims she has been a hall monitor three times before.

"Valentine's Day"

She is one of the townspeople who received a Valentine's Day present from SpongeBob, in her case, he gave her a box of chocolates.

"Squeaky Boots"

She appears at Pearl's birthday party and laughs along with her other friends when Pearl receives a pearl of cheap boots as a gift, rather than flipper slippers.

"Prehibernation Week"

She is one of the townspeople who Sandy forces to search for SpongeBob. She ultimately succeeds in distracting Sandy long enough so that the townspeople could escape from their searching duties.

"Escape from Beneath Glove World"

She is seen as an actor in the Gloves Song film where she wears gloves to avoid getting sick from Frank.



  1. ^ Incidental Model Sheet 1
  2. ^ "Hall Monitor." SpongeBob SquarePants. Nickelodeon. August 28, 1999. Television.
  3. ^ "Valentine's Day." SpongeBob SquarePants. Nickelodeon. February 14, 2000. Television.
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