He wears a Chinese food take-out container costume. Without the costume on, he is a light teal fish with lavender lips, and lavender limbs. The costume has a Chinese symbol in the middle and a handle on its top.
Noodleman appears first briefly when he throws the Noodle Patty at SpongeBob and fires him. He later catches SpongeBob with giant chopsticks, and lastly appears when the Killer Krabby Patty defeats Noodleman and some of the other kidnappers. He and the other restaurant owners who kidnapped SpongeBob are lastly seen eating Krabby Patties at the Krusty Krab close to the end of the episode.