He is purple with a light purple underside. He has black shiny hair and wears a blue jacket and red tie. As he is a reporter for the news, he also has a headset on. For some episodes, Perch appears orange with a brown jacket. In his early design, specifically "The Great Snail Race", he is colored light green.
Perch makes his first appearance in "Ripped Pants" as the announcer of the surfing competition at Goo Lagoon. He appears frequently in the show as a news reporter and announcer. He makes an appearance in the episode "MuscleBob BuffPants" as the announcer for the Anchor Toss competition.