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The tough guy is a minor character who makes several cameo appearances throughout the series. He is also one of the enemies in the SpongeBob SquarePants levels in the DS version of Nicktoons Unite! In that game, he and the others who look like him are referred to as "bullies."


He is an olive-green fish who has a big, muscular figure with tattoos dotted all around his body. He has orange hair made into "spikes." He wears headphones.

Role in series


The tough guy first appears in this episode as a cameo, walking down the street while the Flying Dutchman is trying to find fish to scare.

"Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy IV"

Tough guy appears in this episode as a customer in the Krusty Krab. When Squidward tries to give him his order, SpongeBob makes him spill the food on the tough guy's face. Tough guy then punches Squidward in the face for the incident.

"Krabby Land"

Tough guy reappears in this episode, where SpongeBob hires him to help stall the children. He also calls his friend, tough gray fish, later.

"To Love a Patty"

He speaks for the first time. Squidward gives Patty to the tough guy and SpongeBob saves her and replaces the patty with his shoe. Tough guy says he loves grilled shoe and happily eats it.

"Boating Buddies"

Tough guy appears in this episode as a running gag, where he continuously beats up Squidward. He wears footwear identical to SpongeBob's in this episode.

"Demolition Doofus"

Tough guy briefly appears in this episode as a driver in Mrs. Puff's thought bubble of wanting to kill SpongeBob.


He briefly appears when Patrick was giving high-fives to everyone.

"SpongeBob's Big Birthday Blowout"

He appears as one of the party guests for SpongeBob's surprise birthday party.

Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy (VE)
Atlantis SquarePantis (VE)

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Locations:AtlantisMuseum of AtlantisMuJellyfish FieldsEncinoGasMusic StationNickelodeon Animation StudioBikini Bottom MuseumBikini BottomKelp ForestThe Bubble RoomThe Science Room

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Songs: The Bubble SongFueling the BusMr. Krabs' songSandy's songSquidward's songPlankton's songGoodbye, AtlantisBack in Encino

Shorts: Are We There Yet?Beware Flying JellyfishDocumenting Our Road Trip

Miscellaneous: DVDBookVideo gameMobile gameOnline gameSpongeBob's Director's CommentaryMy Trip to Atlantis - by SpongeBob SquarePantsSpongeBob's Atlantis SquarePantis SquareOffInside the SpongeBob Animation StudiosBehind the PantisOn the Road AgainFrom the Beginning, Pt.2The Best 200 Episodes EverSpongeBob SquarePants Special Collection, Vol. 1The First 100 EpisodesThe Complete Fifth SeasonSeason 5 Volume 2Blitz GamesAltronSpongeBob Z-A CountdownSwapBob SpareFaceHappiness to Go!Best Bikini Bottom Stories Ever!The SpongeBob Super Square Collection

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