The French Narrator is a man with a French accent who speaks at the beginning, middle, and/or end of most episodes. His only physical appearance is in "No Free Rides" and its book adaptation, featured in Crime and Funishment, where he is run over by SpongeBob.
A group of scientists enlisted his help to narrate, and at least, some of the time, film a group of unique sea creatures and one land creature in a colony of intelligent fish. The team's mission is to teach people how to behave better.
He speaks first lines in whole series (except Painty the Pirate who sings theme song), his first lines were "Ah, the sea... so fascinating. So wonderful. Here, we see Bikini Bottom, teeming with life. Home to one of my favorite creatures, SpongeBob SquarePants . Yes, of course he lives in a pineapple, you silly"
I can turn into a skyscraper!
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The French Narrator is heard in a few SpongeBob video games:
In Battle for Bikini Bottom, when you enter a new level, the French Narrator will start talking about the level while the camera flies around the area.
He only works with the TV Narrator in the game, "Lights, Camera, Pants!". When they first meet, they seem to not like each other, but by the end of the special they are friends.
He physically appears in "No Free Rides," where he is run over by SpongeBob.
Since he is seen in this episode with a camera it may suggest that SpongeBob knows he is being filmed.
In the Filipino dub, he is voiced by well-known anime dubber Jefferson Utanes who provided voices of famous anime characters such as Kouya Marino from Crush Gear Turbo and Yami Yugi from Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters.
In "Can You Spare a Dime?," a time card with the text "So much later that the old narrator got tired of waiting and they had to hire a new one," being read by the British Narrator with an English accent (voiced by Dee Bradley Baker), is shown, jokingly claiming that the French Narrator quit. However, this was not permanent.