Oh, blast this confounded instrument. If I never play with ease, may my own great-great-great-great-great-great-great grandson be cursed tenfold.
— Squidly, "Dunces and Dragons"

Squidly Tentacles is a character who only appears in the episode "Dunces and Dragons." He is a jester for the king and medieval ancestor of Squidward Tentacles. Squidly is voiced by Rodger Bumpass.


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He met the time travelers SpongeBob and Patrick who set out to rescue Princess Pearl. They succeeded, and at the end, Squidly accidentally went to the future, to SpongeBob and Patrick's time.


  • "Does thou talketh to me?"
  • "Scoff not, young squire. Thou has mistaken me for another. I am Squidly, the king's royal fool. Or at least I was until I royally messed up."
  • "Oweth."
  • "Everyone be-ith a critic."


  • Squidly is most likely the reason of why Squidward is such a terrible clarinet player, since Squidly cursed his future descendant, Squidward, tenfold.
  • He is not as hostile towards SpongeBob and Patrick as his descendant is.
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