Squidward Q. Tentacles is the tritagonist of the SpongeBob SquarePants series. He is the neighbor between SpongeBob and Patrick. Squidward is a turquoise cephalopod. His species is an octopus, according to the series creators, despite his name containing the word "squid" and him having six legs instead of eight legs. Squidward lives in a house shaped like an Easter Island head (Moai head).