What the barnacles are you doing?
— What Zit Tooya, "Good Ol' Whatshisname"

What Zit Tooya[1], also known as the mystery man[2] is the last customer who SpongeBob and Squidward are required to learn the name of in the episode "Good Ol' Whatshisname" to win a prize.


What Zit Tooya is a lavender fish with gray hair on either sides of his head, which means he is balding. He wears a gray jacket, a white shirt underneath, brown pants, and a light blue tie. He has three red dots on his head, similar to Squidward. His eyes are black and he has a dark purple dorsal fin.

He has also been seen as a light green fish in several episodes. In this form he has much more wrinkles, gray eyebrows, and lacks a dorsal fin. He is aslo shown to wear a turtleneck sweater in this form that is either orange with a yellow collar or light blue.

Role in series

"Good Ol' Whatshisname"

When Squidward first asks his name, his answer sounds like he is annoyed: "What's it to ya?" After many attempts to learn his name, Squidward steals his wallet, and after being chased by Tooya and Incidental 118, he looks at his driver's license to discover that the customer's name is literally "What Zit Tooya" as in "What's it to ya?"

After stealing Tooya's wallet, Squidward is arrested by the man's request.

"High Sea Diving"

He is seen at Old Man Jenkins' party at the Shady Shoals Rest Home. He later walks away back into the retirement home with the other seniors when Jenkins gets lifted to the surface by his birthday balloons.

"The Ghost of Plankton"

He appears at Plankton's funeral. He then stomps angrily on the Flying Dutchman, who is possessing Plankton's body due to believing that Plankton faked his death. He later steps on Plankton once he reclaims his body.

"Bubble Bass's Tab"

He is seen writing a check to Mr. Krabs in order to get Bubble Bass's tab all paid up.

"Krusty Koncessionaires"

He is part of the audience of the Low Tides concert.


  • According to his license, he has a height of 7 inches and weighs 5 ounces.
    • As well as this, Tooya lives on 150 Shell Street in Bikini Bottom.
  • Despite Mr. What Zit Tooya having visible hair, his license says that he has no hair.
  • In the Croatian dub, his name is "Šta Te Briga," which translates to "What Do You Care."


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