Worst Squidward Torture Episodes


The Top Ten

1 Choir Boys

This is the worst episode of Spongebob.

This is without a doubt the worst Squidward torture episode, because not only is his torment undeserving, but SpongeBob does all this on purpose. In other Squidward torture episodes, an argument could be made (a weak one at that) that SpongeBob is too stupid to realise the pain he's causing Squidward. this episode is inexcusable and behind A Pal for Gary, this is SpongeBob at his worst.

To this day, this still remains my most hated SpongeBob episode. Not only is its portrayal of SpongeBob extremely atrocious (since he does this on purpose,) or even its torment towards Squidward (who doesn't deserve a single thing here,) but it's also filled with annoying throat clearing gags, other anti-humor gags (Squidward getting stung by the jellyfish as an example.) There's even an overly gross shot of Squidward's arm after he's stung (typical season 6.)

This Episode is the worst as SpongeBob was outright evil here, torturing Squidward and on purpose and SpongeBob won in the end despite the harm he caused to Squidward.

2 Boating Buddies

This abomination is the quintessence of squidward's torture. SpongeBob in choir boys may have been bad, but in this episode, every single character, including mrs. Puff, hates squidward, much like in the episode squid wood. For being harassed by SpongeBob, squidward tries to escape, and is punished for that. And for having the right to be mad, squidward is crippled for life. Even when I was a little kid, I knew this episode had problems. This episode is also very disturbing and actually implies that squidward deserves it. So, this is worse than choir boys because everyone was against squidward, and squidward got the most beating for ABSOLUTELY NO REASON. In choir boys, SpongeBob had SOME excuse, because squidward kinda mocked him. In this episode, SpongeBob didn't have an excuse but he got off scot free anyway. Also, in choir boys, SpongeBob wanted to go to choir, but here, he didn't really want to do anything except make squidward miserable. This episode is worse by just THAT much.

One of the worst squidward torture episodes ever with SpongeBob being really creepy and making him get beat up multiple times for no reason. I really hated the ending when squidward was in a body cast and failed the test because of SpongeBob torturing him. The writers really need to stop making squidward get tortured by SpongeBob for no reason and rewarding SpongeBob. It just makes me feel bad for squidward

Why is boating buddies on the list? Get this off asap.

This episode is the most infamous squid ward torture where SpongeBob has a creepy attraction to him and squid gets beaten up for no reason - Pastakirby7

3 Good Neighbors

Some good neighbors THEY are. A good neighbor has respect on their fellow neighbors. SpongeBob and Patrick? No. For starters, they just RUDELY walk into Squidward's house UNINVITED(note that I said uninvited), without even knocking or ringing the door bell. How rude is THAT?! If I were Squidward, I'd literally stuff them in a box and throw them down a waterfall or a cliff. I said I WOULD; if I were Squidward.
Then they make him do some stupid thing called the "GOOD NEIGHBOR LODGE", and when Squidward returns, he ends up not getting his pedicure, because of THEM. And then this is what they call the good neighbor lodge? When I saw this episode, I was like, HAIL NAH.

Good Torturers

I have nothing to say about this blatant excuse for an episode. SpongeBob and Patrick ruin squidward's perfect day and get away with it, and squidward gets punished for trying to have a good day. And this is the first episode of SpongeBob that actually began to damage the show's overall quality. This kinda stuff happened much more often later in the series.

This is the episode that started it all, in the season that started it all. Squidward getting tortured by Spongebob and Patrick's stupidity. They weren't their worst in this episode. It's just the circumstances that make it bad. Like when Squidward got paint on his face a folks thought he was sick. And the ending.

4 Squid Baby Squid Baby

Well, Spongebob and Patrick, what have you learned today?
1. Stop bothering Squidward
2. Act your grown up age

This is the worst one for mixing Squidward Torture and excessive grossout humor. - KalloFox34

This episode in a nutshell: SpongeBob and Patrick think Squidward turned into a baby because of a head trauma, and treat an ADULT like a toddler - KingSlayer93316

SpongeBob and Patrick take care of an adult in a diaper. With head trauma. On a kid show. - Garythesnail

5 Cephalopod Lodge

Once every month squidward is surprisingly happy. So SpongeBob and patrick stalk him (squidward is unaware) and they sneak inside his club. The club members blame squidward for the outsiders in the club. So they kick him out of the club, and patrick falls on him. Then, the club person takes off squiwards uniform, hat and even underwear. Squidward is very sad. So SpongeBob and patrick try talk the club member to let squidward back in the club. They claim its not their fault (when it clearly is), so the club member says squidward is never allowed in the club. Squidward is depressed and even says he wants to slam his head repeatedly since they took away the last good thing in his life. Then SpongeBob and patrick come up with their own club and annoy squidward. After that, they kidnapp squidward and take him to jellyfish fields and torture him (they sting his tongue with jellyfish). They then give squidward a chicken suit. After all that, they finally realize squidward doesn't want to ...more

Good god. Spongebob is paranoid that there is something up why once a month he seems so happy. As spongebob is smiling all the time so what. Gets him kicked out of the lodge tries to get them to join a stupid gay ass feather friends club. And intentionally stings his tongue with a jellyfish. - Paaatttriiickkksttaarrr

This episodes practically implies that Squidward can never be happy with SpongeBob or Patrick around. In my top ten worst SpongeBob episodes, this is number ten.

Those idiots ruined the last good thing In Squidward's life - bobbythebrony

6 Squid's Visit

"How does he know all the contents in my medicine cabinet? "
Because Spongebob is a deranged stalker, Squidward. That's why.

This episode is not as terrible as God forbid One Coarse Meal, Little Yellow Book, Pet Sitter Pat, A Pal For Gary, SpongeBob You're Fired, but it's worse than Demolition Doofus. The reason I hate this episode is how serious they take being disturbing. And that close up at the end is creepy. 1.5/10

SpongeBob steals squidwards vacuum cleaner and lures him into his replica of squidwards house. Squidward is driven to insanity, and gets his house burned down. This is the most disturbing episode of SpongeBob, because SpongeBob harasses squidward and kidnaps him, and the episode takes detail way too far and shoehorns squidward to stay at SpongeBob's "House" at the end of the episode. Its abysmal!

Why isn't this higher on the list? SpongeBob acts really creepy towards Squidward to the point it seems like torture - FlakyCuddles43

7 Breath Of Fresh Squidward

Seriously, I don't see why Spongebob is getting so mad about. He does the same thing to Squidward, and then when Squidward pogo dances with Patrick, he kicks Squidward out of his party, like the jerk he is. If you don't understand, watch how many times in each episode that Squidward tells Spongebob to leave him alone

Squid ward gets his personality changed and we are supposed to root for SpongeBob, even though he is a douche bag to squid ward in all other torture episodes and no we will not root for SpongeBob thank you. - Pastakirby7

Why does this episode suck so much? This episode states that Squidward can NOT have happiness. Just why does this even exist?

At the end he tries to ELECTROCUTE HIMSELF due to misery/depression after getting kicked out of his own party. That's dark.

8 Boat Smarts

Squidward gets grinded up

Moral: Don’t do anything good or else you will get tortured, grinded up, and crushed.

2 problems
It teaches kids that if you do the right things, you get maned, tortured and heated for doing the right things
The ending line is one of the most infuriating lines an episode can end on (not the most but its up there) - Pastakirby7

This WILL be the worst, even if the show beats the record of CBS EVENING NEWS, Squidward torture porn EVER! - imacg4

9 Smoothe Jazz at Bikini Bottom

Even going to a concert, it has to end up with Squidward losing at the end. It's like nobody can stand it when Squidward has happy moments, so then it's almost like a crime or something

Squidward wins concert tickets only for them to be eaten by a fat, inconsiderate slob (Patrick), who proceeds to get rewarded for interrupting the concert. Squidward gets kicked out while SpongeBob performs on stage. This is not only the worst Squidward Torture, but also Patrick at his absolute worst. The only episode worse than this is One Coarse Meal.

This is one of the only times where Squidward's hatred towards Spongebob and Patrick is justified. Notice how he wasn't a jerk in this episode, he was excited to go see Kelpy G, but no those idiotic writers probably said "Hey! Squidward doesn't deserve happy moments".

I really loved Kelpy G's music. If you wanna listen to it,it's everywhere on Youtube. If you love Squidward,do not watch this episode. Patrick is an idiot and deserves to be fished out and grilled. - Hellohi

10 Pineapple Fever

Eyebrow... GROSS!

Most torture episodes show us a day in life of squidward but this one shoehorns him in just to torture him. - Pastakirby7


The Contenders

11 House Fancy House Fancy

It's actually not the first, Jellyfishing is.

Squidward gets his toenail ripped off

Squidward won in the end

I actually like this episode. I think Squilliam's house is cool, and the toenail scene is only one part. Otherwise, I like this one.

12 Squid Wood

Let's review shall we?
Squidward: Wakes up on a perfect day hoping it would actually BE a good day. NOOO! What does he find? SpongeBob SquarePants, in his house ONCE AGAIN (un invited) watching him sleep. Okay, first off, that's just damn creepy. If someone were watching ME sleep, it would've scared the crap outta me too!
Then he goes to take a bath and SpongeBob in watching him while he's in the bathtub. Spied on him, again!
Then he bothers him, for what seems like a long time until Squidward get's extremely pissed off at him and throws him in a hole and blocks that hole with his fridge. Then SpongeBob decides to make a MINI Squidward, (which is where the whole problem begins) and goes off hanging out with him finally leaving Squidward alone once and for all.
HEY! You guys thought I was finished, huh? NO! I'm not!
He ends up getting hated for no reason whatsoever and he get's criticized for dancing. Hey! Don't hate Squidward because he's more talented and cultural than ...more

All of you wasteutes are just jealous that Squidward has musical talent and you don't. Ya'll need a darn life, you pathetic hypocrites

This episode perfectly represents how hypocritical everyone in bikini bottom can be. They only like it when Spongebob does it. Apparently, it's wrong for Squidward to be happy.

Spongebob behaves like a jerk, the entire universe hates Squidward for literally no reason, Squidward gets his identity stolen just because he wanted to relax. 100% SCUMBOB

13 Slide Whistle Stooges

Why don't people think of this one as much as other Squidward torture porns?

How do they not have the tech to remove a slide whistle from one's throat?

This episode is just terrible and annoying!

Actually, Squidward took it a bit too far in this episode. However, this episode is still annoying.

14 Squidward in Clarinetland

Squidward had to go through all that nonsense just because Spongebob won't keep his itchy fingers off of Squidward's belongings so that nightmare was his fault

Though there are questionable Squidward moments, they aren't that bad. - SAXO

This episode is a big lipped alligator moment

This episode was good.

15 Face Freeze!

No squidward deserved it

16 Ink Lemonade Ink Lemonade

Why wasn't Scavenger Pants on this list? The worst thing that ever happened to Squidward was the fact that his own MOTHER(note that I said his MOTHER) adopted those two idiots as Squidwards brothers. Watch Scavenger Pants if you don't believe me

What did Squidward do to deserve this?!?

I mean, Squidward WAS a jerk at the beginning, but it doesn't really make up at all. - IcetailofWishClan

I can't believe I had to add this on the list.It should be on number 1.Squidward does nothing throughout the whole episode and everyone scares the crap out him.The ending was horrible and no on get any comeuppance.GOD! I JUST WANNA RIP PATRICK'S SKIN OUT. - Hellohi

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17 Patrick! The Game

Guys, Squidward is the jerk here and insulted Patrick's game when he's not supposed to because Patrick JUST wanted to be a good game maker. It's not Squidward torture because one, SpongeBob and Sandy didn't force Squidward to come along by kidnapping him from his house - he was walking with them. Two, he asked Patrick to explain the game while they play. And three, he, despite hating the game, wanted to beat the three.

Also, why do people think it's "The Googly Artiste or Smoothe Jazz in Bikini Bottom all over again", when it's not because Squidward did DO something wrong, unlike those episodes.

WHY DO PEOPLE THINK IT WAS A SQUIDWARD TORTURE EPISODE WITH PATRICK'S A JERK ELEMENTS?! It's not! It's a great episode! Squidward was the jerk. made rude comments about Patrick's ideas for his game and deserved what he got! Sure he was tortured, but that episode was funny to me.

Squidward was forced to come along, had to play a stupid game where he kept losing, and in the end got arrested. Die Police fish, Patrick, Spongebob, and Sandy for tormenting Squidward!

I hate this episode

18 Professor Squidward

This episode makes me scream. Its like Spongebob and Patrick got more eviler in this episode. Oh wait. When are they not?

Actually, I say otherwise. It's honestly one of my favorite S6 episode. - IcetailofWishClan

SpongeBob and Patrick distract Squidward and later expose his secret and Squidward gets arrested.

19 SquidBob TentaclePants SquidBob TentaclePants

Spongebob being creepy to Squid and the ending of this

20 Little Yellow Book

Okay, even though Squidward is my most favorite character, I have to admit that Squidward can be a jerk at times. Invading someone else's privacy isn't good. But PEOPLE! ITS ONLY A DIARY! THERE's NO law that says you have to get arrested for reading a diary.

Uh, no. If anything, SQUIDWARD'S the one in the wrong here. He is tortured, yes, but he outright states that he's okay with it as long as SpongeBob is miserable. - KalloFox34

I love this episode! Squidward finally got what was coming to him!

I wouldn't consider this a Squidward torture episode because he did something to deserve his torment. Here's how I'd make this episode better: Make sure the townspeople aren't hypocrites, have Squidward feel sorry for what he did, and remove Patrick entirely - gentle_soul

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21 The Gift of Gum

Squidward wasn't even in this episode until towards the ending. - KalloFox34

What does this have to do with squidward? this is a spongebob torture

22 Restraining Spongebob

Squidward was evil in this episode. - henry_danger_is_great

Now I am starting to hate the writers because when they couldn't use SpongeBob to drive squidward to insanity they decided to use Patrick instead and when squidward replaced SpongeBob's name with Patrick's... Patrick started laughing hysterically.

Felt bad for Squidward in this one. Patrick can be such a big jerk sometimes.

Why didn't squidward just restrain both spongebob and Patrick?

23 Are You Happy Now?

Poor Squidward. The saddest part that could've easily gotten viewers in tears was when he was so close to committing suicide. That part almost got me in tears. If Squidward died that would've been the WORST episode and the saddest episode ever

Excuse me, how is this not in the top five? - KalloFox34

He Should've Cut Real Spongebob and The Show Should've Ended With this episode once and for all!

Squidward almost commits suicide. Twice.

24 Don't Look Now

Squidward deserved his torture in this episode, he was trying to attack them, his charade was torture to them.

SpongeBob and Patrick torture squidward thinking he's a scary "fisherman trying to catch them and eat them" with their household stuff.

Squidward was being a jerk for trying to scare them

25 The Thing

Should be in the top 10 for sure, I just feel bad for poor Squidward being trapped in a cement prison and abused the entire time. Yet another episode with Squidward having his life ruined, being treated like absolute garbage and crying for mercy just to suit the writers sadistic Squidward torture fetish. Just Terrible, enough said.

SpongeBob and Patrick's annoyance sends Squidward covered in cement and treated abusively.

This should be in the top 5.

26 Jellyfishing


Actually, this episode is great, The Thing is just an awful rehash of this episode.

This has to be one of the worst out there. It started off as a bit of good old karma, but then, when Squidward was in a cast and could do NOTHING about it is when the torture begins. First, he get hot soup blown on him by Patrick. Then, he's treated to visual torture when SpongeBob keeps licking his lips. Then, in Jellyfish Fields, is when the real torture begins. Patrick, being Patrick, shoves a net through his hand. Then, he's stung on the nose by a jellyfish, which is understandably his breaking point. He chases it and catches it. Then, a giant jellyfish comes out and stings him. He comes home, in ANOTHER full-body cast, and is understandably still mad. After he sics the little jellyfish on SpongeBob and Patrick, the giant one comes back just to sting him AGAIN! Bottom line, this episode has the most Squidward torture out of most of these episodes.

This is one of the best episodes ever - NostalgiaMonkey

27 Out of the Picture Out of the Picture

This is not a Squidward Torture Porn. He was happy in this one.

Mr. Krabs attempts to kill Squidward

28 A Pal For Gary

Did Squidward even appear in this one? - KalloFox34

Squidward torture? More like GARY torture!

Although Gary was responsible for the Squidward Torture Porn known as Once Bitten.

This is Gary torture because of SpongeBob’s stupidity, not Squidward - KingSlayer93316

29 Tentacle Vision

Why do I find this one funny? I'm sorry, I just do. - IcetailofWishClan

In my opinion the WORST episode I've seen from this show

Everyone is an annoying bastard ruining Squidward's T.V. show

Everybody except squidward and gary is unlikable

30 A Friendly Game

Squidward got hit in the foot with a golf club.

Season 8 likes mixing squid touture porns and jerky patrick theirs smooothe jazz at bikini bottom restraing SpongeBob sentimal sponge and this one

31 Keep Bikini Bottom Beautiful

That damn cop

Squidward gets community service again in this episode, just like in Good Neighbors, but he gets it too many times.

The cop really, really, really gets on my nerves.

I loved that episode. - henry_danger_is_great

32 Club SpongeBob

This episode gets too much hate. - KalloFox34

This episode is SO ANNOYING! And it's claiming that whoever doesn't listen to your plastic toy should starve in a forset

Ugh... I really despise this one.


33 Fungus Among Us
34 Good Ol' Whatshisname

Why is this so high on the list? He Actually DOES something WRONG, to deserve to go to jail!

35 Fools In April

At least this episode of better than little yellow book

36 One Coarse Meal

Squidward had a minimal role in this episode (which is admittedly a horrific episode) and didn't suffer. Plankton was the one who got the short end of the stick. - KalloFox34

This is technically a Plankton Torture Porn.

"SQUIDWARD" Torture porns, not everyone else...

37 I Heart Dancing
38 Giant Squidward

SpongeBob and Patrick were having fun until Squidward yelled at Patrick for nothing. SpongeBob and Patrick used the bottle to grow Squidward's elephant nose, then the rest of his body. So, it's a Giant Squidward. He tried to destroy SpongeBob and Patrick, but thankfully, a crowd of people stopped and raged at that teal pest. Squidward got hurt by a rake as well. Then the next day, SpongeBob and Patrick decided to build a giant clarinet for Squidward. When Squidward started to play the giant clarinet, he shrunk back to his normal size again. And he noticed that all of his Kelp plants were gone.

Squidward totally deserved everything that happened on this episode. - henry_danger_is_great

Suprised that this is not even in the top 30

This TOO needs to be on this list. - SpaceGoofsGeekerBoy

39 Band Geeks

HOW IS THIS ON THE LIST! This is Squidward's best moment ever in the show. That ending screenshot is Squidward at his happiest in the show's history.

This episode is terrible, just terrible, it makes Squidward depressed and suicidal only because he was trying to teach everyone in bikini bottom, he was happy at the end but that doesn't forgive how much this episode was bad for squidward; - smwc23105

Obviously a troll put this on here

The thing that ruins this episodes is the citizens fighting and then saying they know it's wrong and they were only joking

40 Little Yellow Novel

First off, it's book, not novel. Second off, it's already on this list. And finally, SpongeBob was the one being abused here, while Squidward showed no remorse for his actions. - KalloFox34

It's called "Little Yellow Book". It's also a SpongeBob torture episode.

Why do people misinterpret the titles - Antwon

It's little yellow BOOK

41 Opposite Day

Why is this episode on this list?

42 Chocolate with Nuts

Squidward was barely in this episode at all. Plus, this episode was amazing. - KalloFox34

This episode is awful!


Agree, at the ending squidward wants to go on the fancy restaurant but can't because of spongebob, patrick and the old ladies, that's terrible.

43 Big Sister Sam

What about what SpongeBob said about controlling your temper? So when Squidward's house gets destroyed, its, "Oh, calm down, Squidward." But now HE's saying that Sam's gone too far when she destroys HIS house?
Wow. SpongeBob was so selfish in this episode

Should be higher. It tortures Squidward AND SpongeBob at the same time! - KalloFox34

This is a really bad episode

44 The Paper

Why is this on here? This episode is really funny and Squidward is annoyed because SpongeBob can have fun with something as simple as a paper. It's Squidward's jealousy and stupidity that put him in the situation he is in at the end of the episode.

I'm surprised no one put this on the list. I mean, It's just so mean spirited towards the squid!

45 Culture Shock

Getting booed and having tomatoes thrown at him for dancing?

It was pretty funny at the end. - henry_danger_is_great

46 Life Insurance

This episode had just been SO DISTURBING!
Who wants to see good characters hurt themselves just to "prove invincible"?
Also, the ending was just Gruesome. Squidward trying to hurt himself and falling in lava and getting burned and then getting punched and stretched by the "sushi-maker".
Squidward has been in more physical pain in this episode than any other character has in any other episode in the Entire Show's HISTORY!

This was WAY too disturbing.
This episode should get banned for gory content.

Dumba*s SpongeBob thinks life insurance makes him invinsible - KingSlayer93316

47 Pizza Delivery
48 Suction Cup Symphony

This episode was awesome, plus Squidward came out on top. - KalloFox34

Squidward won in the end

Get this off right now, in this episode, the torture humor was actually cleverly done! - SAXO

49 Little Yellow Yellow

Third time this was put on the list. - KalloFox34

What the hell episode is this? - KingSlayer93316

This isn't even a damn SpongeBob episode!

It's called "Little Yellow Book". It's also a SpongeBob torture episode.

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50 Reef Blower

The first Squidward torture porn

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