Barbara is an anchor fish that work for the Bikini Bottom News.
Barbara is a salmon-colored fish with blonde hair, wearing a green dress. She has black hair in "Model Sponge" and talks very differently. Unlike Bob, her real name has never been revealed.
Barbara alongside Bob made their debut in the episode "The Krusty Sponge," where they worked alongside Gene Scallop, on the day the Krusty Krab had a critic's review. Squidward Tentacles calls Barbara "tacky." Barbara and Bob appeared in "The Clash of Triton," since it is revealed in commercials that the city is in a crisis due to SpongeBob.
- "And there were no survivors."
- "And that's the way it is in your world today."
- "We're here with the new face of television: SpongeBob SquarePants!"
- "Thank you, Bob!"—Barbara to Bob
- "Tell me how does it feel to be the new face of television."