Squidward Tentacles

Franchise: SpongeBob SquarePants
Most Reprisals:Rodger Bumpass (voiced in 19 titles)

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Squidward the boring, humourless octopus lives next door to SpongeBob and is constantly annoyed and frustrated by his antics. He speaks in a nasal voice and lives in an Easter Island head.

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said at 4:37 PM on Sun Oct 22 2017
"Too bad that didn't kill me."
said at 6:41 PM on Wed Jun 14 2017
Character: Pretty good character in first three season. He had his nice and mean moments to balance it out. And when he is a jerk, he deserves it. Post-movie era in nutshell: it all depends if he deserves it or not. He gets more sympathetic as it went on. Thankfully the post-sequel era, he return to his old self. While still getting abused, karma can still get him when he is acting a jerk (Patrick the Game, The Whole Tooth, Unreal Estate). Though, he gets a little more crazier.

Voice: Season 1 is my least favorite voice pitch Bumpass used. Sounds like he's nervous and it's more higher pitched. Seasons 2 and 3 improved the voice imo and started mellowing out. Eventually around post-movie era, Rodger Bumpass keep excelling at Squidward as he get more yelling scenes, while painful, they are really good voice acting. Season 9-present is even better than before.
said at 12:58 AM on Thu Nov 17 2016
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Hmm? that picture perfectly describes him
said at 10:12 PM on Thu Nov 10 2016
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Mr. Krabs: "Hey, Squidwart. You haven't seen any sign of... you know...[whispers] the cops! Have ya?"

Squidward: "Did you just call me 'Squidwart'?"
said at 9:48 AM on Sat Feb 6 2016
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It's interesting that Mr. Lawrence was the first choice for the role of Squidward in the beginning (before he has become the voice actor of Plankton).

I'm wondering how his Squidward would have sounded like.
said at 3:39 PM on Fri Jan 15 2016
The only sane character in a world full of idiots these days.
said at 7:45 PM on Fri Apr 17 2015
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"Does this look unsure to you?"
said at 10:13 PM on Thu Nov 10 2016
"There's TWO of them?"
said at 4:29 AM on Wed Nov 19 2014
First Eberhard, and now Rokuro! Squidward, why are your voice actors dying?!
said at 4:32 AM on Wed Nov 19 2014
@BlankSlate Rhetorical question.
said at 1:11 PM on Thu Oct 30 2014
I'm just wondering who his new German voice is going to be. The late, great Eberhard Pruter is going to be one tough act to follow.
said at 8:10 AM on Thu May 29 2014
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I truthfully give all of my empathy to this character. The torture he receives in this new episodes is just cruel and sadistic,on the part of the writers.Whats even more disturbing is how is some of the most recent episodes,such as are you happy now and squidwards enhanced tiki dream they play the philological scars that he received from his tortures in a realistic manner .

This just of of the innumerous sins the post/movie spongebob seasons
said at 5:17 AM on Fri Aug 1 2014
@DVJ He's also the strongest cartoon character I know. Even with all the torture he goes through, he comes back in one piece, as proud and self-satisfied as before. What's more, in the last episode we saw him in, he burst on the screen as a certified badass. And he gets superpowers in the latest movie. I think that after all these years, things are starting to look up for the better.
said at 5:20 AM on Fri Aug 1 2014
@DVJ And look how he changed! In the first movie, he turns down an adventure without hesitation (understandably). In the second, he is bravely marching up to the surface along with the others. If that's character development, I don't know what is.
said at 4:32 AM on Mon Aug 4 2014
@BlankSlate I don't think he will go willingly on that adventure,he will more tha likely be forced into it one way or another.
said at 3:16 AM on Tue Sep 16 2014
@DVJ He's tenacious enough. That's what I love him for, his tenacity. Like the Nostalgia Critic.

And both of them share a common ancestor/inspiration: Daffy Duck.
said at 4:54 AM on Tue Nov 25 2014
@DVJ Also, he's got a really cool house. Seriously, an Easter Island head as a house? That's awesome!
said at 5:38 AM on Mon Jan 20 2014
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said at 1:03 PM on Tue Oct 22 2013
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Poor Squidward, along with Plankton and Gary, he is the only likeable character on the show nowadays, but he always get tourtued like in House Fancy, Pineapple Feaver, Choir Boys, Slide Whistle Stooges, ect. I have to say that some of the new episodes do have a shot at being decent but they either have to put Squidward or SpongeBob in the episode, and when ever one of them is present, SpongeBob will tourture him. SpongeBob was the one who cause the Infamous toenail scene from House Fancy, where it showed Squidward's toenail being ripped off.
said at 8:53 AM on Mon Jan 20 2014
@CartoonFreak666 Yes, but House Fancy plays out in his favor! He wins at the end of that one! I do agree with everything else though.

I did like him when he was a funny, kind of jerkish practical joker as well.
said at 5:14 AM on Tue Jun 18 2013
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I remember watching the later seasons of the show, when poor Squidward Tentacles became the show's only sympathetic character...
said at 10:55 AM on Sun Sep 2 2012
Who's the barniclehead that wrote Squidward is an octopus?
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said at 9:11 PM on Sun Sep 2 2012
@pete I did, because he IS an octopus, despite the name. This has been confirmed by members of the show's staff, including Rodger Bumpass himself.
said at 10:01 PM on Sun Sep 2 2012
@NCZ I actually do recall reading that. Sorry about that I wasn't being serious and didn't mean to insult you or anything?
NCZ (Admin)
said at 5:08 PM on Thu Sep 6 2012
@pete No offense taken.
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said at 12:37 AM on Tue Sep 7 2010
I really did this picture as a joke. :P But I can always get a better one.
said at 9:20 PM on Mon Feb 13 2017
@NCZ please get a better one.
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said at 10:40 PM on Mon Feb 13 2017

said at 11:28 AM on Sat Jul 17 2010
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"Does this look unsure to you?"
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said at 2:44 PM on Wed Feb 15 2017
@CatsTuxedo No...
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