SpongeBob SquarePants is the title character of the Nickelodeon animated series of the same name. He is a childish, joyful, eccentric sea sponge who lives in a pineapple in the underwater city of Bikini Bottom. He works as a fry cook at The Krusty Krab, a job that he is exceptionally skilled. SpongeBob lacks a lot of knowledge and is a constant annoyance to those around him (especially his neighbor, Squidward Tentacles), but he is very good-natured.
In the series' Halloween episode, "Scaredy Pants", he is called "Scaredy Pants" because he is scared by townspeople in any year's Halloween, much to his dismay and have enough to being called Scaredy Pants so decide to be the scary flying Dutchman with the help of his best friend Patrick Star to dress him as a ghost with Dutch shoes.