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FYI, Squidward From "SpongeBob" Isn't A Squid

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You’ve GOT to be squidding me!

So if you’re a fan of SpongeBob SquarePants, you’re PROBABLY familiar with his next-door neighbor/co-worker/resident grump of Bikini Bottom, Squidward Tentacles.

FYI, Squidward From "SpongeBob" Isn't A Squid

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Seriously, he’s a full-time grump and a part-time mediocre clarinet player/Krusty Krab employee.

FYI, Squidward From "SpongeBob" Isn't A Squid

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With a name like Squidward Tentacles, you’ve PROBABLY assumed all these years that Squidward is a squid, right?

FYI, Squidward From "SpongeBob" Isn't A Squid

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BUT YOU’RE WRONG. DEAD WRONG.

FYI, Squidward From "SpongeBob" Isn't A Squid

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According to series creator Stephen Hillenburg, Squidward is ACTUALLY an octopus, not a squid.

FYI, Squidward From "SpongeBob" Isn't A Squid

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The reason he’s drawn with six tentacles? Because it’s easier to animate!

The more you know!!!

FYI, Squidward From "SpongeBob" Isn't A Squid

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Source: buzzfeed.com