Squidward Tentacles

Squidward Tentacles

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Squidward Tentacles is a character on the animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants. SpongeBob's neighbor and co-worker, he's defined by his prickly demeanor and pessimistic attitude in contrast to SpongeBob.


Squidward first appeared in the pilot episode of SpongeBob entitled "Help Wanted," which aired on Nickelodeon on May 1st, 1999.[1]


Since 1999, Squidward has appeared in more than 340 episodes[2] of SpongeBob SquarePants, as well as various video games and films based on the character.[3]

Squidward Fad

Squidward Fad refers to a series of videos that feature an image with various filters flipped around the screen with the song “Gentle Breeze” playing in the background.

Squidward Dab

Squidward Dab is a Vine video of an amusement park employee doing The Dab while costumed as the SpongeBob SquarePants character Squidward at Universal Studios Orlando in January 2016. Upon entering online circulation through Vine, the video clip quickly went viral and spread to other social networking and media platforms like Tumblr, Twitter and Instagram.

Handsome Squidward/Squidward Falling

Handsome Squidward/Squidward Falling is a meme originating from the Spongebob Squarepants episode The Two Faces of Squidward. Users commonly paste music over the falling sequence and loop it for varying amounts of time. The earliest known instance of this was in November of 2008 when SilverWingedBandit uploaded a loop of the sequence synced to the Mega Man 7 Intro Stage Theme.

Sleeping Squidward

Sleeping Squidward, also known as Squidward’s Open Eyes, refers to a photoset featuring two images of the SpongeBob SquarePants character Squidward opening and closing his eyes. Online, it is frequently used as a reaction image to convey feelings of shock upon remembering an assigned task that has not been completed.

Scared Squidward

Scared Squidward refers to a still image of Squidward Tentactles looking around a white space with a scared look on his face. The image gained notice on Twitter due to it’s apparent forced nature and it’s resemblance to SpongeGar.

Squidward Looking Out the Window

Squidward Looking Out the Window refers to a reaction image taken from the animated television show Spongebob Squarepants in which the character Squidward is seen looking out his window at Spongebob and his friend Patrick having fun. The image has been used in situations where one is jealously observing others having fun but can’t participate themselves.

Are There Any Other Squidwards I Should Know About

Are There Any Other Squidwards I Should Know About is a quote by the character Patty Rechid, a Bikini Bottom real estate agent from the series Spongebob Squarepants.

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