Fred is a greenish-brown fish (most of the time) who was the first of the generic background character models to appear in the series, and Sadie's husband in some continuities. He has a famous running gag of yelling "my leg!".
- "My leg!"
- "My eyes!"
- During the 1st season of Livin' in Atlantis, the explosion from the autonomic bomb (that destroyed Bikini Bottom beyond repair) also put Fred in the hospital.
- For this duration his Catchphrase, "MY LEG" was carried over by Duke Toro.
- Fred is a main character in SpongeBob SquarePants: The Reality Show in which he is the test dummy which gives him several opportunities to use his famous phrase, "My leg!"
- He is the co-founder of Fred Rechid Productions, Inc. He even appears in the logo.
- He also appeared in the first movie with his famous phrase "MY EYES!!"
- He speaks 32 other languages.
- He is portrayed as being brownish green.
- He is Squidward's friend.
- He's the star of My Leg!: The Series.
- Monroe and Tommy - Sons
- Debbie and Lillie - Daughters
- Sadie - Wife
Appearances in fan series
- Livin' in Atlantis (see above)
- Squid Vs. Squid (background)
- Family Sponge (almost every episode)
- Spy Buddies (appears in 28 episodes)
- SpongeBob SquarePants: The Reality Show (Every episode)
- Fred And The Gang (appeared in every episode with the Bikini Bottomites)
- Nat Peterson Adventures! (Appears married to Sadie)
- Adventures From The Deep Blue Sea (Seen in backgrounds and used in jokes rarely)
- In SpongeResort, he is friends with Squidward.
- The Fred Show - main character
- Making the Plan