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Richard A. Bottomfeeder[1] is an attorney at law for Mr. Krabs. He has a major role in the episode "Krabs vs. Plankton," and makes cameos in a few other episodes.


Richard is a short light green fish with black hair. He wears a light gray suit with a red bow tie. He also wears pants and shoes. He has very short and very thin gold colored glasses.


"Krabs vs. Plankton"

Richard A. Bottomfeeder appears after Mr. Krabs gets upset after being sued by Plankton and wishes that he has an attorney. Richard comes into the scene and will gladly help Mr. Krabs by counter-suing Plankton for everything he has got to earn even more money much to the delight of Mr. Krabs. However, before he can get to Bikini Bottom Court, he slips on water near SpongeBob and is greatly injured telling SpongeBob he cannot make it to Court. He then gives SpongeBob a briefcase telling him that everything that he needs to win his case is in there except for a suit. SpongeBob then takes the briefcase and leaves.

"Suction Cup Symphony"

He plays the tuba in the Bikini Bottom Symphony Orchestra during Squidward's performance.

"Truth or Square"

He appears in the crowd in SpongeBob's flashback of his and Sandy's fake wedding.

"Super Evil Aquatic Villain Team Up is Go!"

He stands at the bus stop at the very beginning of the episode.

"Goodbye, Krabby Patty?"

He appears in the party where Limia is taking Patrick to get photos taken, and also when Patrick is surrounded by the press. He has no speaking role in this episode. 

"The Getaway"

He appears in the jail yard with Stickyfins Whiting and two jail wardens. Stickyfins grabs onto his suit and begs him to put him back in jail.

"The Check-Up"

He appears in one of the photos on the photo booth.


  • Even though his last name is Bottomfeeder, Richard does not appear to be one himself.