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{{RP|Mini Squidward|Mini Squid}}
 
{{Episode/79b}}
 
{{Episode/79b}}
 
===Characters===
 
===Characters===
 
 
*[[SpongeBob SquarePants (character)|SpongeBob SquarePants]]
 
*[[SpongeBob SquarePants (character)|SpongeBob SquarePants]]
 
*[[Squidward Tentacles]]
 
*[[Squidward Tentacles]]
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**[[Jimmy]]
 
**[[Jimmy]]
 
**[[Nancy Suzy Fish]]
 
**[[Nancy Suzy Fish]]
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**[[Sandals]]
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**[[Nat]]
 
*[[Milo J. Finkerfish]]
 
*[[Milo J. Finkerfish]]
 
*[[Mini SpongeBob]]
 
*[[Mini SpongeBob]]
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==Synopsis==
 
==Synopsis==
SpongeBob repeatedly annoys Squidward by asking Squidward if he wants to play, but everytime Squidward says "No!", SpongeBob thinks he wants to play later everytime he says that. After SpongeBob asks Squidward to play a numerous number of games with him, Squidward loses his temper and yells at SpongeBob, "...I will never play with you...EVEEEEERRR!!!". After throwing him down a hole (which SpongeBob drilled when he entered that bathroom) and covering it with his fridge, SpongeBob still thinks Squidward doesn't want to play yet. He runs to his house and creates a wooden, mini-version of Squidward, and calls him "Mini Squid". After hearing that Mini Squid will be playing with SpongeBob if Squidward doesn't want, Squidward becomes incredibly enlightened. [[File:Squid_wood.jpg|thumb|250px]]
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SpongeBob repeatedly annoys Squidward by asking Squidward if he wants to play, but everytime Squidward says "No!," SpongeBob thinks he wants to play later everytime he says that. After SpongeBob asks Squidward to play a numerous number of games with him, Squidward loses his temper and yells at SpongeBob, "...I will never play with you...EVEEEEERRR!!!" After throwing him down a hole (which SpongeBob drilled when he entered that bathroom) and covering it with his fridge, SpongeBob still thinks Squidward doesn't want to play yet. He runs to his house and creates a wooden, mini-version of Squidward, and calls him "[[Mini Squid]]." After hearing that Mini Squid will be playing with SpongeBob if Squidward doesn't want, Squidward becomes incredibly enlightened. [[File:Squid wood.jpg|thumb|250px]]
   
While SpongeBob and Mini Squid play Charades, Patrick walks by and thought the Mini Squid was Squidward, and also thought he's gotten smaller and shaved his beard, even though Squidward doesn't have a beard, confusing SpongeBob and Mini Squid.
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While SpongeBob and Mini Squid play Charades, Patrick walks by and thinks the Mini Squid is Squidward, and also thinks he's gotten smaller and shaved his beard, even though Squidward doesn't have a beard, confusing SpongeBob and Mini Squid.
   
At the Krusty Krab, Squidward tells a joke to two customers, but they didn't laugh because of his mood while telling the joke. As SpongeBob and Mini Squid come in, the two customers start to favor him. Squidward takes a custormer's order, but he doesn't like his attitude. Mini Squid takes Squidward's job as Cashier and takes the customer's order, and the customer likes his attitude. SpongeBob cooks the patties and Mini Squid delivers them to the customers. He told Squidward's joke to the customers and they laughed because of his happy mood while telling the joke. Squidward starts to get mad at Mini Squid for stealing his joke. A lady wanted to give Mini Squid a $300 tip. Squidward takes his hat and his job back, but Mr. Krabs tells him that he prefers Mini Squid because he's making him plenty of money and changes Squidward's job to dish washer.
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At the Krusty Krab, Squidward tells a joke to two customers, but they don't laugh because of his mood while telling the joke. As SpongeBob and Mini Squid come in, the two customers start to favor him. Squidward takes a custormer's order, but he doesn't like his attitude. Mini Squid takes Squidward's job as Cashier and takes the customer's order, and the customer likes his attitude. SpongeBob cooks the patties and Mini Squid delivers them to the customers. He tells Squidward's joke to the customers and they laugh because of his happy mood while telling the joke. Squidward starts to get mad at Mini Squid for stealing his joke. A lady wants to give Mini Squid a $300 tip. Squidward takes his hat and his job back, but Mr. Krabs tells him that he prefers Mini Squid because he's making him plenty of money and changes Squidward's job to dish washer.
   
Soon, Mini Squid starts impressing the custormers with some dance moves. Squidward realizes that they were his moves and starts to dance, but the customers finds him lacking talent. Mini Squid and customers soon start dancing like jellyfish. Afterwards, Squidward gets mad at Mini Squid for stealing his life and starts squeezing him, bashing him, stomping him, and mauling him. Suddenly, a man tells Squidward to stop mauling the head of his "new client". Squidward realizes the man is a producer that represents his favorite clarinet player. Squidward thought he was there to sign him up, but the producer takes Mini Squid. He's offering Mini Squid a $1,000,000 contract and a sequent suit. Squidward tries to impress him, but fails with the agent essentially telling him that he will never become famous. SpongeBob bids goodbye to his new friend.
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Soon, Mini Squid starts impressing the custormers with some dance moves. Squidward realizes that they were his moves and starts to dance, but the customers finds him lacking talent. Mini Squid and customers soon start dancing like jellyfish. Afterwards, Squidward gets mad at Mini Squid for stealing his life and starts squeezing him, bashing him, stomping him, and mauling him. Suddenly, a man tells Squidward to stop mauling the head of his "new client". Squidward realizes the man is a producer that represents his favorite clarinet player. Squidward thought he was there to sign him up, but the producer takes Mini Squid. He's offering Mini Squid a $1,000,000 contract and a sequined suit. Squidward tries to impress him, but fails with the agent essentially telling him that he will never become famous. SpongeBob bids goodbye to his new friend.
   
Squidward starts to sob because Mini Squid stole his dream, but realizes he'll never see him again. SpongeBob then picks up a wooden, mini-version of himself. The two started laughing after each other, much to the dismay of Squidward.
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Squidward starts to sob because Mini Squid stole his dream, but realizes he'll never see him again. SpongeBob then picks up a wooden, mini-version of himself. The two start laughing after each other, much to the dismay of Squidward.
   
 
==Production==
 
==Production==
 
===Music===
 
===Music===
 
{{MLegend}}
 
{{MLegend}}
{{OM||Sage Guyton, Jeremy Wakefield|title card}}
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{{OM|Puka A|Sage Guyton, Jeremy Wakefield|title card}}
 
{{APM|a|Aloha Oe|Hans Haider, Queen Lili'uokalani|opening}}
 
{{APM|a|Aloha Oe|Hans Haider, Queen Lili'uokalani|opening}}
 
{{OM|Vibe Sting|Nicolas Carr|"Huh?"}}
 
{{OM|Vibe Sting|Nicolas Carr|"Huh?"}}
 
{{OM|You're Nice|Sage Guyton, Jeremy Wakefield|"Morning, Squidward!"}}
 
{{OM|You're Nice|Sage Guyton, Jeremy Wakefield|"Morning, Squidward!"}}
{{APM||||Squidward gardening}}
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{{APM|f|Four and Three|Harold Geller|Squidward gardening}}
{{APM||||"Ah, the blank canvas."}}
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{{OM|Royal Chamber Music|Nicolas Carr, Barry Anthony|"Ah, the blank canvas."}}
{{OM||Sage Guyton, Jeremy Wakefield|"Hey, Squidward, wanna play?"}}
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{{OM|Drama Sting|Sage Guyton, Jeremy Wakefield|"Hey, Squidward, wanna play?"}}
 
{{OM|Steel Sting|Jeremy Wakefield|Squidward paints "NO" on the canvas}}
 
{{OM|Steel Sting|Jeremy Wakefield|Squidward paints "NO" on the canvas}}
{{APM||||Squidward reading a book}}
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{{OM|Royal Chamber Music|Nicolas Carr, Barry Anthony|Squidward reading a book}}
{{OM||Sage Guyton, Jeremy Wakefield|SpongeBob jumps out of the book}}
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{{OM|Drama Sting|Sage Guyton, Jeremy Wakefield|SpongeBob jumps out of the book}}
{{OM||Nicolas Carr|"Wha...?"}}
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{{OM|Vibe Q Sting|Nicolas Carr|"Wha...?"}}
 
{{APM|s|Shock Horror (a)|Dick Stephen Walter|Squidward screams}}
 
{{APM|s|Shock Horror (a)|Dick Stephen Walter|Squidward screams}}
 
{{APM|c|Comic Walk|Sidney Torch|SpongeBob wants to play games with Squidward}}
 
{{APM|c|Comic Walk|Sidney Torch|SpongeBob wants to play games with Squidward}}
 
{{OM||Jeremy Wakefield|"Hello, Squidward."}}
 
{{OM||Jeremy Wakefield|"Hello, Squidward."}}
{{APM||||Mini Squidward introduced}}
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{{APM|c|Cartoon Sting 3|Gerhard Narholz|Mini Squidward introduced}}
{{APM||||charades}}
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{{APM|s|Steel Link (a)|Jeremy Wakefield|"See... 'cause... they're both... Krabby."}}
{{OM||Jeremy Wakefield|"See... 'cause... they're both... Krabby."}}
 
 
{{APM|r|The Rake Hornpipe|Robert Alexander White|SpongeBob enters}}
 
{{APM|r|The Rake Hornpipe|Robert Alexander White|SpongeBob enters}}
{{OM||Jeremy Wakefield|"I'm starting to like this Mini Squidward."}}
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{{APM|s|Steel Licks (a)|Jeremy Wakefield|"I'm starting to like this Mini Squidward."}}
 
{{APM|t|The Tip Top Polka/The Cliff Polka|Chelmsford Folk Band|"Order up, Mini Squid!"}}
 
{{APM|t|The Tip Top Polka/The Cliff Polka|Chelmsford Folk Band|"Order up, Mini Squid!"}}
 
{{APM|c|Captain Lenoe's|Michael Arthur, Colin Cater, Mick Graves, The Folk Players, Sarah Graves, Simon Ritchie|Squidward growls}}
 
{{APM|c|Captain Lenoe's|Michael Arthur, Colin Cater, Mick Graves, The Folk Players, Sarah Graves, Simon Ritchie|Squidward growls}}
{{APM||||$300 tip}}
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{{OM|Harp Ding|Nicolas Carr|$300 tip}}
{{APM|t|Tympup A|Sammy Burdson, John Charles Fiddy|"What?!"}}
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{{APM|t|Tympup B|Sammy Burdson, John Charles Fiddy|"What?!"}}
{{OM||Nicolas Carr|"What?!"}}
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{{OM|Hawaiian Sting|Nicolas Carr|"What?!"}}
 
{{APM|k|Keel Row|Brian Peters|Squidward reassigned to busboy}}
 
{{APM|k|Keel Row|Brian Peters|Squidward reassigned to busboy}}
 
{{APM|b|Barber of Seville and Thieving Magpie Overtures|Gioacchino A. Rossini, George Wilson|Mini Squidward dances}}
 
{{APM|b|Barber of Seville and Thieving Magpie Overtures|Gioacchino A. Rossini, George Wilson|Mini Squidward dances}}
 
{{APM|h|Hawaiian Cocktail|Richard Myhill|"Talk about no talent!"}}
 
{{APM|h|Hawaiian Cocktail|Richard Myhill|"Talk about no talent!"}}
 
{{APM|b|Barber of Seville and Thieving Magpie Overtures|Gioacchino A. Rossini, George Wilson|more dancing}}
 
{{APM|b|Barber of Seville and Thieving Magpie Overtures|Gioacchino A. Rossini, George Wilson|more dancing}}
{{APM|s|Six Powerful Cues (d)|Wilfred William Burns|"He stole my jokes, he stole my job... HE STOLE MY STANDING OVATION!"}}
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{{APM|s|Six Powerful Cues (d) and (f)|Wilfred William Burns|"He stole my jokes, he stole my job... HE STOLE MY STANDING OVATION!"/Squidward beats up Mini Squidward}}
{{APM|s|Six Powerful Cues (f)|Wilfred William Burns|Squidward beats up Mini Squidward}}
 
 
{{APM|w|Witty Fellow|Gerhard Trede|Milo J. Finkerfish}}
 
{{APM|w|Witty Fellow|Gerhard Trede|Milo J. Finkerfish}}
 
{{OM||Nicolas Carr, Barry Anthony|Squidward playing clarinet}}
 
{{OM||Nicolas Carr, Barry Anthony|Squidward playing clarinet}}
 
{{APM|w|Witty Fellow|Gerhard Trede|"Yeah, right, kid."}}
 
{{APM|w|Witty Fellow|Gerhard Trede|"Yeah, right, kid."}}
 
{{APM|h|Hawaiian Cocktail|Richard Myhill|Squidward cries}}
 
{{APM|h|Hawaiian Cocktail|Richard Myhill|Squidward cries}}
{{OM||Sage Guyton, Jeremy Wakefield|ending}}
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{{OM|Puka A|Sage Guyton, Jeremy Wakefield|SpongeBob made Mini SpongeBob}}
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{{OM|Lap Steel|Nicolas Carr|ending}}
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===Release===
 
===Release===
This episode is available on DVD on [[The Complete 4th Season]].
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*This episode is available on the [[Season 4 Volume 2]], [[The Complete 4th Season|Complete 4th Season]], and [[The First 100 Episodes|First 100 Episodes]] DVDs.
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
 
{{Trivia
 
{{Trivia
 
|timedate = *7:38 p.m
 
|timedate = *7:38 p.m
*Midnight}}
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*Midnight
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*After "[[Help Wanted]]"
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*Before "[[Best Day Ever]]"
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*The music that is playing as "Mini-Squidward" dances is - "The Thieving Magpie" La Gazza Ladra (overture) by Gioachino Rossini.
 
*The music that is playing as "Mini-Squidward" dances is - "The Thieving Magpie" La Gazza Ladra (overture) by Gioachino Rossini.
*This episode aired with [[The Krusty Sponge]] during the original airing and initial repeats, but has since been re-airing with [[The Pink Purloiner]].
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*This episode aired with "[[The Krusty Sponge]]" during the original airing and initial repeats, but has since been re-airing with "[[The Pink Purloiner]]."
 
*Two clips of this episode were shown three weeks before it aired.
 
*Two clips of this episode were shown three weeks before it aired.
*Yet again, SpongeBob demonstrates his ability to change form. He turns into: A piece of paper, a flower, a drill, and a phone.
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*In this episode, SpongeBob demonstrates his ability to change form. He turns into: A piece of paper, a flower, a drill, and a phone.
*This is the second time that SpongeBob makes a wood carving of Squidward, the first was in the episode [[The Paper]].
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*This is the third time a Squidward puppet is seen. The first is "[[The Paper]]" and the second is "[[Wormy]]."
*This is the third time a Squidward puppet is seen. The first is [[The Paper]]. The second is [[Wormy]].
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*The German title for this episode is "Mini-Thaddäus," in Greek it is known as ''Μίνι-Καλαμάρης  in French it is known as "Mini-Carlo," in Spanish-speaking countries, it is known as "Mini-Calamardo," and in the Netherlands, it is called "Mini-Octo," which all mean "Mini-Squidward."''
*The German title for this episode is "Mini-Thaddäus",in Greek it is know as ''Μίνι-Καλαμάρης  in French it is known as "Mini-Carlo", in Spanish-speaking countries, it is known as "Mini-Calamardo", and in the Netherlands, it is called "Mini-Octo", which all mean "Mini-Squidward".''
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**In addition, if English viewers visited the nick.de site before the English version aired, they could have watched the entire episode (although in German) months before the English episode was released. The episode was soon removed from the site.
**In addition, if English viewers visited the nick.de site before the English dub aired, they could have watched the entire episode (although in German) months before the English episode was released. The epsiode was soon removed from the site.
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*Mini Squid was originally going to look like the Squidward carving in "[[Dumped]]," but he now looks like a ventriloquist's dummy.
*Mini Squid was originally going to look like the Squidward carving in [[Dumped]], but he now looks like a ventriloquist's dummy.
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*This episode was released first on the [[Season 4 Volume 2]] box set before it aired on T.V.
*This episode was released first on the Season 4 Volume 2 box set before it aired on T.V.
 
 
*This episode aired on Wednesday, [[March 28]], [[2007]] in Latin America.
 
*This episode aired on Wednesday, [[March 28]], [[2007]] in Latin America.
 
*In the end of the episode, there was a Mini SpongeBob, but SpongeBob made him laugh without him having to do it for him.
 
*In the end of the episode, there was a Mini SpongeBob, but SpongeBob made him laugh without him having to do it for him.
*This is the only episode that [[Patrick Star]] said [[w:c:simpsons:Homer Simpson|Homer Simpson]]'s catchphrase, which is "'''D'oh'''!".In addtion the D'oh! catchphrase was previously heard in [[The Sponge Who Could Fly]].
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*This is the only episode that [[Patrick Star]] said [[w:c:simpsons:Homer Simpson|Homer Simpson]]'s catchphrase, which is "'''D'oh'''!" In addition, the "D'oh!" catchphrase was previously heard in "[[The Sponge Who Could Fly]]."
 
*In one scene of this episode, when Patrick sees SpongeBob's puppet, SpongeBob's pineapple is seen colored red, most likely an error in the tint of the color orange.
 
*In one scene of this episode, when Patrick sees SpongeBob's puppet, SpongeBob's pineapple is seen colored red, most likely an error in the tint of the color orange.
 
*To distract the customers from the better talent of Mini-Squidward, Squidward walks in a way similar to the Goose-step.
 
*To distract the customers from the better talent of Mini-Squidward, Squidward walks in a way similar to the Goose-step.
*On TV.com, this episode aired with [[The Krusty Sponge]] in July 2007.
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*On TV.com, this episode aired with "[[The Krusty Sponge]]" in July 2007.
 
*When the two Krabby Patties were on the grill, they already had their buns, condiments, and everything else that goes on a finished hamburger, ''after it is off the grill''.
 
*When the two Krabby Patties were on the grill, they already had their buns, condiments, and everything else that goes on a finished hamburger, ''after it is off the grill''.
 
*This is one of the episodes that SpongeBob's garage can be seen.
 
*This is one of the episodes that SpongeBob's garage can be seen.
*When [[Nancy Suzy Fish]] wants to give Mini Squidward $300 Dollars, Mini Squidward's eyes are colored white. In the next scene: his eyes are back to yellow again.
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*This episode is similar to a [[wikipedia:CatDog|CatDog]] episode, in which Dog makes a puppet of Cat when the real Cat refuses to play with him.
*When Squidward tries to act happy in this episode, he sounds like he did in Born Again Krabs, where he was happy from being well rested.
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*It is unknown how Mini Squidward is more talented than Squidward as Mini Squidward was stealing everything (including dance moves, jokes, and even taking customers' orders) that Squidward did and doing them in the exact same way.
 
*This is one of the few episodes showing Squidward's backyard/garden. Other episode's incude: "[[Naughty Nautical Neighbors]]" and "[[The Curse of Bikini Bottom]]."
 
*This is one of the few episodes showing Squidward's backyard/garden. Other episode's incude: "[[Naughty Nautical Neighbors]]" and "[[The Curse of Bikini Bottom]]."
 
*This is also one of the few episodes featuring Squidward's library. Another example is "[[I ♥ Dancing]]."
 
*This is also one of the few episodes featuring Squidward's library. Another example is "[[I ♥ Dancing]]."
*When Squidward plays the clarinet to prove he's better than Mini Squid, the melody he plays sounds like the beginning verses of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo Bibbidi-Bobiddi-Boo] from [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cinderella_%281950_film%29 Disney's Cinderella].
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*When Squidward plays the clarinet to prove he's better than Mini Squid, the melody he plays sounds like the beginning verses of {{W|Bibbidi-Bobiddi-Boo}} from [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cinderella_%281950_film%29 Disney's Cinderella].
*This is the only episode when the fish "swim".
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*This episode may take place before "[[Best Day Ever]]" because in that episode Mini SpongeBob is seen, but in this episode he is introduced.
===Cultural References===
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*This was the only Season 4 episode that premiered in the [[NEW NEW NEW NEW NEW Week (2007 event)|NEW NEW NEW NEW NEW Week]] marathon.
   
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===Cultural references===
 
*"Duck-Duck Hermit Crab" is a reference of the game Duck-Duck Goose.
 
*"Duck-Duck Hermit Crab" is a reference of the game Duck-Duck Goose.
 
*"Squidward Says" is a reference of the game Simon Says.
 
*"Squidward Says" is a reference of the game Simon Says.
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*''12 Angry Jellyfish'' is a reference to [[wikipedia:12 Angry Men (1997 film)|12 Angry Men]].
 
*''12 Angry Jellyfish'' is a reference to [[wikipedia:12 Angry Men (1997 film)|12 Angry Men]].
 
*The Clammy Awards are a reference to the Grammy Awards.
 
*The Clammy Awards are a reference to the Grammy Awards.
*"Squid Wood" is a pronuncation parody on Squidward's name, but may be also a reference to the 1994 film [[wikipedia:Ed Wood (film)|Ed Wood]].
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*"Squid Wood" is a pronunciation parody on Squidward's name, but may be also a reference to the 1994 film [[wikipedia:Ed Wood (film)|Ed Wood]].
*This episode is similar to a [[wikipedia:CatDog|CatDog]] episode, in where Dog makes a puppet of Cat when the real Cat refuses to play with him.
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===Errors===
 
===Errors===
*When SpongeBob appears Squidward's window, there is no shade, but Squidward pulls down a shade in the next scene. When he gets out of the bathtub, it is gone again.
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*When SpongeBob appears outside Squidward's window, there is no shade, but Squidward pulls down a shade in the next scene. When he gets out of the bathtub, it is gone again.
 
*When Squidward is still flat, his clothes are not on, but when Squidward knocks on SpongeBob's door, he has clothes on.
 
*When Squidward is still flat, his clothes are not on, but when Squidward knocks on SpongeBob's door, he has clothes on.
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*When [[Nancy Suzy Fish]] wants to give Mini Squidward $300, Mini Squidward's eyes are colored white. In the next scene, his eyes are back to yellow again.
   
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
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{{Wikipedia|Squid Wood}}
 
{{Wikipedia|Squid Wood}}
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General
Season №: 4
Episode №: 79b
Airdate: July 24, 2007
Sister episode(s): "The Pink Purloiner"
Credits
Writer(s): Casey Alexander
Chris Mitchell
Dani Michaeli
Supervising Producer: Paul Tibbitt
Storyboard: Casey Alexander
Chris Mitchell
Animation: Andrew Overtoom
Technical: Vincent Waller
See all credits for this episode.
Chronology
Previous: "The Pink Purloiner"
Next: "Best Day Ever"
List of episodes

"Squid Wood" is a SpongeBob SquarePants episode from season four. In this episode, SpongeBob makes a miniature Squidward and everyone likes him better.

CharactersEdit

SynopsisEdit

SpongeBob repeatedly annoys Squidward by asking Squidward if he wants to play, but everytime Squidward says "No!," SpongeBob thinks he wants to play later everytime he says that. After SpongeBob asks Squidward to play a numerous number of games with him, Squidward loses his temper and yells at SpongeBob, "...I will never play with you...EVEEEEERRR!!!" After throwing him down a hole (which SpongeBob drilled when he entered that bathroom) and covering it with his fridge, SpongeBob still thinks Squidward doesn't want to play yet. He runs to his house and creates a wooden, mini-version of Squidward, and calls him "Mini Squid." After hearing that Mini Squid will be playing with SpongeBob if Squidward doesn't want, Squidward becomes incredibly enlightened. 
Squid wood

While SpongeBob and Mini Squid play Charades, Patrick walks by and thinks the Mini Squid is Squidward, and also thinks he's gotten smaller and shaved his beard, even though Squidward doesn't have a beard, confusing SpongeBob and Mini Squid.

At the Krusty Krab, Squidward tells a joke to two customers, but they don't laugh because of his mood while telling the joke. As SpongeBob and Mini Squid come in, the two customers start to favor him. Squidward takes a custormer's order, but he doesn't like his attitude. Mini Squid takes Squidward's job as Cashier and takes the customer's order, and the customer likes his attitude. SpongeBob cooks the patties and Mini Squid delivers them to the customers. He tells Squidward's joke to the customers and they laugh because of his happy mood while telling the joke. Squidward starts to get mad at Mini Squid for stealing his joke. A lady wants to give Mini Squid a $300 tip. Squidward takes his hat and his job back, but Mr. Krabs tells him that he prefers Mini Squid because he's making him plenty of money and changes Squidward's job to dish washer.

Soon, Mini Squid starts impressing the custormers with some dance moves. Squidward realizes that they were his moves and starts to dance, but the customers finds him lacking talent. Mini Squid and customers soon start dancing like jellyfish. Afterwards, Squidward gets mad at Mini Squid for stealing his life and starts squeezing him, bashing him, stomping him, and mauling him. Suddenly, a man tells Squidward to stop mauling the head of his "new client". Squidward realizes the man is a producer that represents his favorite clarinet player. Squidward thought he was there to sign him up, but the producer takes Mini Squid. He's offering Mini Squid a $1,000,000 contract and a sequined suit. Squidward tries to impress him, but fails with the agent essentially telling him that he will never become famous. SpongeBob bids goodbye to his new friend.

Squidward starts to sob because Mini Squid stole his dream, but realizes he'll never see him again. SpongeBob then picks up a wooden, mini-version of himself. The two start laughing after each other, much to the dismay of Squidward.

ProductionEdit

MusicEdit

 ) Associated production music
 ) Original music
 ) SpongeBob music

  Puka A - Sage Guyton, Jeremy Wakefield [title card]
  Aloha Oe - Hans Haider, Queen Lili'uokalani [opening]
  Vibe Sting - Nicolas Carr ["Huh?"]
  You're Nice - Sage Guyton, Jeremy Wakefield ["Morning, Squidward!"]
  Four and Three - Harold Geller [Squidward gardening]
  Royal Chamber Music - Nicolas Carr, Barry Anthony ["Ah, the blank canvas."]
  Drama Sting - Sage Guyton, Jeremy Wakefield ["Hey, Squidward, wanna play?"]
  Steel Sting - Jeremy Wakefield [Squidward paints "NO" on the canvas]
  Royal Chamber Music - Nicolas Carr, Barry Anthony [Squidward reading a book]
  Drama Sting - Sage Guyton, Jeremy Wakefield [SpongeBob jumps out of the book]
  Vibe Q Sting - Nicolas Carr ["Wha...?"]
  Shock Horror (a) - Dick Stephen Walter [Squidward screams]
  Comic Walk - Sidney Torch [SpongeBob wants to play games with Squidward]
  ? - Jeremy Wakefield ["Hello, Squidward."]
  Cartoon Sting 3 - Gerhard Narholz [Mini Squidward introduced]
  Steel Link (a) - Jeremy Wakefield ["See... 'cause... they're both... Krabby."]
  The Rake Hornpipe - Robert Alexander White [SpongeBob enters]
  Steel Licks (a) - Jeremy Wakefield ["I'm starting to like this Mini Squidward."]
  The Tip Top Polka/The Cliff Polka - Chelmsford Folk Band ["Order up, Mini Squid!"]
  Captain Lenoe's - Michael Arthur, Colin Cater, Mick Graves, The Folk Players, Sarah Graves, Simon Ritchie [Squidward growls]
  Harp Ding - Nicolas Carr [$300 tip]
  Tympup B - Sammy Burdson, John Charles Fiddy ["What?!"]
  Hawaiian Sting - Nicolas Carr ["What?!"]
  Keel Row - Brian Peters [Squidward reassigned to busboy]
  Barber of Seville and Thieving Magpie Overtures - Gioacchino A. Rossini, George Wilson [Mini Squidward dances]
  Hawaiian Cocktail - Richard Myhill ["Talk about no talent!"]
  Barber of Seville and Thieving Magpie Overtures - Gioacchino A. Rossini, George Wilson [more dancing]
  Six Powerful Cues (d) and (f) - Wilfred William Burns ["He stole my jokes, he stole my job... HE STOLE MY STANDING OVATION!"/Squidward beats up Mini Squidward]
  Witty Fellow - Gerhard Trede [Milo J. Finkerfish]
  ? - Nicolas Carr, Barry Anthony [Squidward playing clarinet]
  Witty Fellow - Gerhard Trede ["Yeah, right, kid."]
  Hawaiian Cocktail - Richard Myhill [Squidward cries]
  Puka A - Sage Guyton, Jeremy Wakefield [SpongeBob made Mini SpongeBob]
  Lap Steel - Nicolas Carr [ending]


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  • The music that is playing as "Mini-Squidward" dances is - "The Thieving Magpie" La Gazza Ladra (overture) by Gioachino Rossini.
  • This episode aired with "The Krusty Sponge" during the original airing and initial repeats, but has since been re-airing with "The Pink Purloiner."
  • Two clips of this episode were shown three weeks before it aired.
  • In this episode, SpongeBob demonstrates his ability to change form. He turns into: A piece of paper, a flower, a drill, and a phone.
  • This is the third time a Squidward puppet is seen. The first is "The Paper" and the second is "Wormy."
  • The German title for this episode is "Mini-Thaddäus," in Greek it is known as Μίνι-Καλαμάρης  in French it is known as "Mini-Carlo," in Spanish-speaking countries, it is known as "Mini-Calamardo," and in the Netherlands, it is called "Mini-Octo," which all mean "Mini-Squidward."
    • In addition, if English viewers visited the nick.de site before the English version aired, they could have watched the entire episode (although in German) months before the English episode was released. The episode was soon removed from the site.
  • Mini Squid was originally going to look like the Squidward carving in "Dumped," but he now looks like a ventriloquist's dummy.
  • This episode was released first on the Season 4 Volume 2 box set before it aired on T.V.
  • This episode aired on Wednesday, March 28, 2007 in Latin America.
  • In the end of the episode, there was a Mini SpongeBob, but SpongeBob made him laugh without him having to do it for him.
  • This is the only episode that Patrick Star said Homer Simpson's catchphrase, which is "D'oh!" In addition, the "D'oh!" catchphrase was previously heard in "The Sponge Who Could Fly."
  • In one scene of this episode, when Patrick sees SpongeBob's puppet, SpongeBob's pineapple is seen colored red, most likely an error in the tint of the color orange.
  • To distract the customers from the better talent of Mini-Squidward, Squidward walks in a way similar to the Goose-step.
  • On TV.com, this episode aired with "The Krusty Sponge" in July 2007.
  • When the two Krabby Patties were on the grill, they already had their buns, condiments, and everything else that goes on a finished hamburger, after it is off the grill.
  • This is one of the episodes that SpongeBob's garage can be seen.
  • This episode is similar to a CatDog episode, in which Dog makes a puppet of Cat when the real Cat refuses to play with him.
  • It is unknown how Mini Squidward is more talented than Squidward as Mini Squidward was stealing everything (including dance moves, jokes, and even taking customers' orders) that Squidward did and doing them in the exact same way.
  • This is one of the few episodes showing Squidward's backyard/garden. Other episode's incude: "Naughty Nautical Neighbors" and "The Curse of Bikini Bottom."
  • This is also one of the few episodes featuring Squidward's library. Another example is "I ♥ Dancing."
  • When Squidward plays the clarinet to prove he's better than Mini Squid, the melody he plays sounds like the beginning verses of Bibbidi-Bobiddi-Boo from Disney's Cinderella.
  • This episode may take place before "Best Day Ever" because in that episode Mini SpongeBob is seen, but in this episode he is introduced.
  • This was the only Season 4 episode that premiered in the NEW NEW NEW NEW NEW Week marathon.

Cultural referencesEdit

  • "Duck-Duck Hermit Crab" is a reference of the game Duck-Duck Goose.
  • "Squidward Says" is a reference of the game Simon Says.
  • "Sleeping Sea Lions" is a reference of the game Sleeping Lions.
  • 12 Angry Jellyfish is a reference to 12 Angry Men.
  • The Clammy Awards are a reference to the Grammy Awards.
  • "Squid Wood" is a pronunciation parody on Squidward's name, but may be also a reference to the 1994 film Ed Wood.

ErrorsEdit

  • When SpongeBob appears outside Squidward's window, there is no shade, but Squidward pulls down a shade in the next scene. When he gets out of the bathtub, it is gone again.
  • When Squidward is still flat, his clothes are not on, but when Squidward knocks on SpongeBob's door, he has clothes on.
  • When Nancy Suzy Fish wants to give Mini Squidward $300, Mini Squidward's eyes are colored white. In the next scene, his eyes are back to yellow again.

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