Perch Perkins is the news anchorman for the Bikini Bottom News. He made his first appearance in Ripped Pants, in the SpongeBob SquarePants Movie and The Clash of Triton where he is purple, and the episodes Once Bitten, The Pink Purloiner and The Great Patty Caper, where he is orange.
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- He is voiced by Dee Bradley Baker.
- He's purple in the movie, green in the appearances before that, and orange in his appearances after the movie.
- He works with Bikini Bottom News. But he works also in sports for Wrestling.
- In SpongeBob's Last Stand, Ben Flenny replaced Perch due to have a terrible case of indigestion.
- In What Ever Happened to SpongeBob? Perch was reporting for KNKC Special Report about the Riot in New Kelp City. He could probably be working for both stations.