Role in the series
Spot first appeared in the episode "Bucky's Treasure Hunt",Bucky uncovers a treasure map leading to the fabled Treasure Bright, a powerful ship’s lantern buried deep within the bowls of Anvil Mountain. Bucky transforms into a digging machine refereed to as Burrowing Bucky and tunnels underground to help Jake and crew recover the treasure. Unknown to Jake and his mateys, Captain Hook and his scurvy band spot them on there quest and quickly pursues them through the depths of Anvil Mountain. While exploring the depth of Anvil Mountain, Jake and his crew stumble upon adorable luminous creatures that were easily startled and fled, all but one who tried to hide from the young pirates. Izzy tried to explain to the creature that they meant him no harm, but the little creature was still a tad startled by the visitors. It wasn't until Cubby and Bucky made shadow puppets from the luminous creature's glow that he knew they were friendly. Later named Spot by the young pirates he accompanies them on their hunt for the Treasure Bright.
- Spot is noticeably the fourth animal companion to be named by a member of Jake's crew later followed by,Lucille the Seal ("Hook Seals a Deal!"), Brightly the Firefly ("The Golden Twilight Treasure!"),Bouncer the Bouncing Bumble("Follow the Bouncing Bumble!"), and Cornica ("Izzy and the Sea-Unicorn.")