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That's right! I'm living your dreams, Squidward.
 
— Squilliam to Squidward, "Band Geeks"
Character

Squilliam Fancyson[1] III[2] is Squidward Tentacles' arch-rival whom he met in high school band class. He is a very wealthy, self-serving, unibrow-endowed octopus who has succeeded in everything Squidward has failed in and thus looks down upon him. Squidward is painfully jealous and constantly attempts to show Squilliam he's not a loser, with varying results.

Like other octopus characters, Squilliam's character model is nearly identical to Squidward's, but he has a unibrow and wears a fancy maroon robe. He owns a private yacht, a private lake, a private heliport, a private island, and a balloon/casino. He owns a fancy house which made an appearance in "House Fancy." Squilliam is voiced by Dee Bradley Baker, who also voiced Kevin C. Cucumber, Bubble Bass, Señor Taco, Mister Weiner, Perch Perkins, the Con man, the Salesfish, and What Zit Tooya.

Description

Squilliam is an octopus with six tentacles. He wears a red and black robe and has an ascot. Squilliam has a large black single eyebrow, or unibrow. He has had it in every episode. In "Band Geeks," he shows pride in it when he calls it "big and valuable." In "Professor Squidward," this feature is how the police told him apart from Squidward. In "House Fancy," Squilliam has a large replica of his unibrow that is made entirely out of gilded doorknobs.

Personality

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Squilliam tells Squidward about the show

Squilliam is rich and fancy. He makes no secret that he considers himself superior to others due to his enormous wealth. He is mean, selfish, sadistic, and arrogant, and takes great pleasure in asserting his perceived superiority over middle-class citizens like his arch-rival Squidward. He also speaks in a very mocking tone, placing great emphasis on his low regard for Squidward and an equally large amount of inflated praise in his lavish lifestyle. Even though he's a jerk, he somehow makes friends easily, probably for letting people in his private jet, yacht, balloon/casino, etc.

Squilliam is narcissistic and he considers himself to be undeniably handsome, even though he and Squidward (and every other octopus) look alike, save for the unibrow.

History

Squilliam has made appearances in 8 episodes so far. He plays a major role in the episodes "Band Geeks," "Squilliam Returns," and "House Fancy."

"Band Geeks"

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Squilliam appears to have a heart attack and is rushed to the hospital on a stretcher because he sees that Squidward's show is a success

Squilliam's first appearance was in this episode. He challenges Squidward to play his band at the Bubble Bowl, as his own band could not make it. However, at the end of the episode, Squilliam arrives at the Bubble Bowl anyway to watch Squidward fail (which may imply that he was just setting up Squidward to make a fool of himself), but upon seeing the band's surprisingly good performance, Squilliam appears to have a heart attack and is rushed to the hospital on a stretcher.

"Squilliam Returns"

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Squidward imagining Squilliam (almost naked) with big muscles

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Squilliam upon entering the Krusty Krab, believing Squidward owns it and it is a 5-Star restaurant.

Squidward tells Squilliam that he is the owner of a five-star restaurant in an attempt to show him up. Although Squilliam is initially impressed by SpongeBob's newfound fine dining expertise, Squidward is ultimately humiliated when SpongeBob cannot remember his own name and goes insane and destroys the restaurant.

"House Fancy"

Squilliam's ridiculously luxurious house is featured on the TV show of the same name. The house features, among other things, a golden toilet, an elevator with a built-in hot tub, and a massive sculpture of his unibrow made entirely out of gilded doorknobs. Squidward's jealousy once again gets the better of him when he calls the show's host, Nicholas Withers, claiming that his house is better than Squilliam's. Although Squidward's house is destroyed as a result of his attempts to make it fancier, Withers sees his destroyed house as a work of art and proclaims it to be better than Squilliam's. Squilliam breaks down and falls over, in tears, as he is once again upstaged by Squidward.

"Professor Squidward"

In "Professor Squidward," he is shown to be so highly respected, that he was going to be offered a job as a music teacher at the Bikini Bottom Prestigious Music College. However, Squidward claims to be him so that he can teach the class himself.

"I ♥ Dancing"

Squilliam also appears at the end of "I ♥ Dancing," where after Squidward is given the part of a line dancer for Squilliam, he begins to abusively train him in the same manner that Squidward did to SpongeBob.

"Keep Bikini Bottom Beautiful"

When Squidward finds out that Squilliam had a statue built in his honor for cleaning Bikini Bottom in one week, he tries to beat that record. At the end, Squilliam's statue melts and he gets a ticket.

"Back to the Past"

In an alternate timeline, SpongeBob and Patrick from the original timeline walk by him putting up a sign in Bikini Bottom when Man Ray took over. This is so far the last appearance where he has a speaking role.

"Code Yellow"

Squilliam makes a cameo as one of the many noses SpongeBob offers Squidward while operating on him.

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Relationships

Squidward Tentacles

Squidward and Squilliam absolutely hate each other because Squilliam brags about everything he succeeds in to Squidward (which Squidward usually fails in) and is always mocking him for being of lower class.

Quotes

  • "Sounds as though you've got a dying animal to attend to, eh old chum?"
  • "I'm filthy stinkin' rich!"
  • "It's a gilded doorknob."
  • "Come on everyone; let's go take a ride in my balloon slash casino!"
  • (referring to his unibrow) "It's big and valuable. I'm a leader of a big fancy band right now. And we're supposed to play the Bubble Bowl next week."
  • "Squidward Tentacles has the fanciest restaurant in Bikini Bottom, and he does not suck eggs (After Squidward tricks him into thinking he actually does own a 5-star restaurant)."
  • "Explain what? That you, Squidward Tentacles, voted most likely to suck eggs in high school, (walks into Krusty Krab) are trying to pass off a lousy burger stand as a five-star... (Gulps) ...restaurant!?"
  • "Hommina, Hommina, Hommina, Hommina, Hommina..." (Continuously)
  • "SpongeBob!"
  • "I have the fanciest ring?"
  • "Man Ray is great."
  • "Hyer Hyer"
  • "Truth is, I'm a cashier too!"

Trivia

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Squilliam and his group of friends.

  • Squilliam's voice sounds slightly similar to actor Paul Lynde's.
  • Squilliam's most prized possession is his unibrow.
  • Squilliam's name is a pun on the real life name "William."
  • Squilliam's voice in some dubs is the same as Squidward.
  • "Keep Bikini Bottom Beautiful" is the first episode where Squilliam and Squidward both lose because they both get tickets, along with SpongeBob.
  • In Croatian dub, his surname is "Zgodnić," which translates to "Handsome."
  • Squilliam also plays the clarinet, as seen in the episode "Professor Squidward."
  • Squilliam shares some similarities with Remy Buxaplenty from another Nickelodeon show, The Fairly OddParents. Among them, both Remy and Squilliam are rich, are arch-rivals with main characters (Timmy Turner and Squidward), and are both voiced by Dee Bradley Baker, however, unlike Squilliam, who has lots of friends, Remy has little to no friends.
  • Squilliam also shares some similarities with Suneo Honekawa from Japanese animated children television series called Doraemon. Among them, both Squilliam and Suneo are rich and snob, flaunting their wealth, and taunting their rivals (Squidward and Nobita). However, unlike Suneo, who is one of Nobita's frenemy, Squilliam never befriends with Squidward.
  • Squilliam also shares some similarities with Gladstone Gander from Disney franchise. Among them, both Gladstone and Squilliam are lucky and wanted to outsmart their rivals (Donald Duck and Squidward). However, unlike Squilliam, never related to Squidward or having a girlfriend, Gladstone related to Donald as his cousin and has a crush on Daisy.
  • Squilliam has not appeared in the series since the season 10 episode "Code Yellow." Even then, that was only his likeness as a nose. He has not appeared as a character since Season 7's Back to the Past.
  • You can get Squilliam Fancyson in SpongeBob Moves In by buying his house for 250 jelly.

References

Characters (VE)

Main

SpongeBobPatrickSquidwardMr. KrabsPlanktonKarenSandyMrs. PuffPearlGary

Recurring

PatchyPottyFrench NarratorMermaid ManBarnacle BoyFlying DutchmanKing NeptuneLarry the LobsterHarold SquarePantsMargaret SquarePantsGrandma SquarePantsJohnny ElainePerch PerkinsBikini BottomitesJellyfish

Major Background

Bubble BassFredHaroldNat PetersonOld Man JenkinsSandalsTomNorma Rechid

Lists

MainBackgroundFamiliesSpecialOther

Cephalopods (VE)

Octopus childrenOctopus sailorOrvilleMrs. TentaclesMr. TentaclesSquidetteSquidward TentaclesSquilliam FancysonSquidinaSquidly TentaclesSquogRogerDr. Charley HorseLodge leaderSquidward's cousinGrandma TentaclesKelpy GSquid massage therapistGerhard FishtrapHedvig FishtrapOctopus vendorDoctor NegativeSir CecilLab SquidwardUnnamed octopusSquidmundNew SquidwardSmellySquid the HorseSquilviaSquidabethSquidBob TentaclePantsBunny SquidwardTentacle Acres gatekeeperTentacle Acres groundskeeperTentacle Acres spokesoctopusNormal Squidward

Atlantis SquarePantis (VE)

Characters:Lord Royal HighnessAtlantean citizensCaptain of the Sea Ship AtlantisKnowledge MachineAtlantean RobotsRobot touristsRed AtlanteanYellow AtlanteanAtlantean royal guardNandoSpongeBob hallucinationAggressive Case of the SnifflesOrange guardBubble SpongeBobVultureDave (cave)Ghostly piratesGermsNorblock FivePedal-throwing robotMagenta thugPale anakiwa thugLight brown thugGreen jellyfishRed jellyfishGhost jellyfishBlack jellyfishMagma jellyfishDiamond JellyfishSteel JellyfishBrown tall fishPurple tug fishPontifexGigantic JellyfishRoyal Guard CommanderJelly StingerLawrence WhelkJohnny

Locations:AtlantisMuseum of AtlantisMuDriving You Nuts!SpongeBob's pineapple gardenSquirrel Museum of NutsSquirrel CityWhelk-MartJellyfish FieldsEncinoGasMusic StationNickelodeon Animation StudioBikini Bottom MuseumAtlantis PalacePlankton's DenAtlantis ParkAtlantis CliffsAtlantis SuburbsBikini BottomKelp ForestShip GraveyardThe Escape RouteThe Bubble RoomThe Art RoomThe Science RoomThe Armoury Room

Objects:Plankton's tankAtlantean amuletSea Ship AtlantisOldest living bubbleGolden spatulaSheet musicMelody ShellsToolkitSpeed BoostersHooksAtlantis bubblesBubble Collector 2000Frampton Comes AliveSquidward tikiCanned BreadAnchor ArmsLeverTackTime ClockNut LauncherPaper clipConveyor beltsPlankton's shoesTreadmillYellow AnchorCombJellyfish netSquidward's clarinetSpongeBob StatuePatrick StatueSquidward Statue

Songs: The Bubble SongFueling the BusMr. Krabs' songSandy's songSquidward's songPlankton's SongGood-Bye, AtlantisBack in Encino

Shorts: Are We There Yet?Beware Flying JellyfishDocumenting Our Road Trip

Miscellaneous: DVDBookVideo gameMobile gameOnline gameAtlantis unofficial songSpongeBob's Director's CommentaryMy Trip to Atlantis - by SpongeBob SquarePantsSpongeBob's Atlantis SquarePantis SquareOffInside the SpongeBob Animation StudiosBehind the PantisBlitz GamesAltronSpongeBob Z-A CountdownPaparazzi ParadeSwapBob SpareFaceSea-BayHappiness to Go!Best Bikini Bottom Stories Ever!The SpongeBob Super Square Collection

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