Tapeworm is one of Zack and Cody's friends.He is a recurring character in The suite life of Zack and Cody. He is also good friends with Max. He is first seen in the first episode of the series, where he and Max meet the twins for the first time. Max said that "Tapeworm" is a nickname because he ate 20 hot dogs in 2 minutes, to which Zack replied, "Beats my record". Cody replied, "Yeah, by 18 more". He also likes pudding a lot.

In Cody Goes to Camp, he goes to Camp Knock-a-Number with Cody, where they meet Warren. They soon become friends, as Warren is seen later in the second season.