The following SpongeBob SquarePants characters make the most of appearances during the series.

Main characters

SpongeBob SquarePants

SpongeBob SquarePants (character)

SpongeBob SquarePants (voiced by Tom Kenny) is the main protagonist of the animated comedy series of the same nameMore ⇉

Patrick Star

Patrick Star

Patrick Star (voiced by Bill Fagerbakke) is SpongeBob's best friend. More ⇉

Squidward Tentacles

Squidward Tentacles

Squidward Tentacles (voiced by Rodger Bumpass) is the neighbor of SpongeBob and PatrickMore ⇉


Eugene H. Krabs

Eugene H. Krabs (voiced by Clancy Brown) is a sea crab who is the owner of the Krusty KrabMore ⇉

Sandy Cheeks

Sandy Cheeks

Sandra "Sandy" Cheeks (voiced by Carolyn Lawrence) is a squirrel and one of SpongeBob's best friends. More ⇉

Gary the Snail

Gary the Snail

Gary the Snail (voiced by Tom Kenny) is SpongeBob's loyal pet, although his behavior in several aspects resembles a snail. More ⇉

Sheldon Plankton

Sheldon J. Plankton

Sheldon J. Plankton (voiced by Mr. Lawrence) is Mr. Krabs' nemesis and the main antagonist in the SpongeBob SquarePants series. More ⇉

Recurring characters

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Mrs. Puff

Mrs. Puff is a blowfish whose occupation is to teach her students driving lessons at her boating schoolMore ⇉

Pearl Krabs

Pearl Krabs

Pearl Krabs II is the whale daughter of Eugene H. KrabsMore ⇉

Karen Plankton

Karen Plankton

Karen Plankton (voice of Jill Talley) Plankton's computer wife. More ⇉

Mermaid Man

Mermaid Man

Mermaid Man is a semi-retired superhero living in Bikini BottomMore ⇉

Barnacle Boy

Barnacle Boy

Barnacle Boy (voice of Tim Conway) is the sidekick of Mermaid ManMore ⇉

Flying Dutchman

Flying Dutchman

The Flying Dutchman is the main ghost in Bikini BottomMore ⇉

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Man Ray

Man Ray is a major villain of Mermaid Man and Barnacle BoyMore ⇉

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Dirty Bubble

The Dirty Bubble is a villain of Mermaid Man and Barnacle BoyMore ⇉

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Larry the Lobster

Larry the Lobster is a bodybuilder lobster who works as a lifeguard at Goo Lagoon and works out at a gymMore ⇉


Squilliam Fancyson

Squilliam Fancyson III is Squidward's old high school rival. More ⇉

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Patchy the Pirate

Patchy the Pirate is a live-action character who is a pirate and hosts SpongeBob SquarePants specials. More ⇉

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Potty the Parrot

Potty the Parrot is Patchy the Pirate's pet parrot. More ⇉


Johnny Elaine

Johnny Elaine is an announcer and news "anchorfish." More ⇉

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King Neptune

King Neptune is the king of the sea. More ⇉


Painty the Pirate

Painty the Pirate (voice of Patrick Pinney) is a painting of Burger Beard's head who sings the "SpongeBob SquarePants Theme Song." More ⇉


Bubble Bass

Bubble Bass (voice of Dee Bradley Baker) is an obese and picky bass fish. More ⇉

Minor characters

Abigail Marge

Abigail Marge

a light blue fish wearing a dark blue dress. More ⇉



a pink fish that is often seen in the background. More ⇉

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Frankie Billy

a olive colored fish that can be a bit of a snob. More ⇉

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Frank (red shirt)

a smallish fish that constantly gets ripped off. More ⇉



A major Krusty Krab customer who is most known for his common complaints, "My leg!" and "My eyes!" after alot accidents. More ⇉

Harold Bill

Harold "Bill" Reginald

Harold is a light blue fish that appears in numerous episodes. More ⇉



a regular Krusty Krab customer that played a speaking role in Free Samples

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Nat Peterson

A yellow fish with a purple dorsal fin on his back and blue shorts. Possibly the background character with the most appearance on the show's history. More ⇉

Martha Rechid

Martha Smith

Martha Smith is a minor character that appears in the series. More ⇉

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Old Man Jenkins

An elderly fish who resides at Shady Shoals Rest Home. More ⇉

Thomas Smith


A major Krusty Krab customer who works as camera man and mattress salesman. He is also known as the "Chocolate Maniac" in the Season 3 episode "Chocolate with Nuts." More ⇉

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a female pink fish that wears blue bikinis.

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a purple fish that regularly hangs out at Goo Lagoon.



A major Krusty Krab customer who is most known for giving Mr. Krabs his millionth dollar. More ⇉

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