List of Squidbillies episodes

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Squidbillies is an animated television series on Cartoon Network's late night programming block Adult Swim. A total of 85 episodes of Squidbillies have aired. Volumes 1–5 are available on DVD.

Series overview[edit]

Squidbillies series overview
SeasonEpisodesOriginally airedDVD release date
Season premiereSeason finaleRegion 1Region 2Region 4
16October 16, 2005 (2005-10-16)November 20, 2005 (2005-11-20)October 16, 2007[1]TBAMarch 28, 2008[2]
214September 17, 2006 (2006-09-17)December 24, 2006 (2006-12-24)TBA
320January 20, 2008 (2008-01-20)June 8, 2008 (2008-06-08)April 21, 2009[3]TBASeptember 10, 2009[4]
410May 17, 2009 (2009-05-17)July 19, 2009 (2009-07-19)July 6, 2010[5]TBANovember 11, 2010[6]
5May 16, 2010 (2010-05-16)July 18, 2010 (2010-07-18)June 21, 2011[7]TBA
6September 11, 2011 (2011-09-11)November 13, 2011 (2011-11-13)August 7, 2012[8]TBA
76July 22, 2012 (2012-07-22)August 26, 2012 (2012-08-26)TBA
89August 11, 2013 (2013-08-11)October 13, 2013 (2013-10-13)TBA

Episodes[edit]

Season 1 (2005)[edit]

Squidbillies season 1 episodes
No. in
series
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date[9]Production
code
11"This Show is Called Squidbillies"October 16, 2005 (2005-10-16)101
The back story for the series, focusing on Rusty's conception and childhood leading to his reunion with his father, Early. 
22"Take This Job and Love It"October 23, 2005 (2005-10-23)102
Early is fired from his job selling mattresses and must find new employment to avoid violating his parole. In the end he is hired as CEO of Dan Halen Sheetrock International,who, as Dan Halen describes, is responsible for any lawsuits that may and are in fact being pressed against the company. 
33"School Days, Fool Days"October 30, 2005 (2005-10-30)103
The Sheriff informs Early that Rusty must be given an education, so Early decides to home-school him. 
44"Chalky Trouble"November 6, 2005 (2005-11-06)104
An anti-white people rally leads to the revelation that Rusty's mom is white. 
55"Family Trouble"November 13, 2005 (2005-11-13)105
Rusty is reunited with his mother, Krystal, leading to questions and testing regarding his paternity. 
66"Office Politics Trouble"November 20, 2005 (2005-11-20)106
Dan Halen Industries begins mass-producing Early's home made alcohol under the brand name "Glug". 

Season 2 (2006)[edit]

Squidbillies season 2 episodes
No. in
series
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date[9]Production
code
71"Government Brain Voodoo Trouble"September 17, 2006 (2006-09-17)201

The Sheriff and Early visit a therapist together and resolve none of their issues.


Guest appearance: Jonathan Katz as "The Rapist" (uncredited) 
82"Butt Trouble"September 24, 2006 (2006-09-24)202
Rusty begins laying eggs, to Early's dismay. 
93"Double Truckin' the Tricky Two"October 1, 2006 (2006-10-01)203
When the state investigates Dan Halen's blatantly rigged lottery, Halen rigs the next drawing so someone else (Early) wins, only to reveal the gruesome nature of the prize
104"Swayze Crazy"October 8, 2006 (2006-10-08)204
A man claiming to be Patrick Swayze comes to town. 
115"Giant Foam Dickhat Trouble"October 15, 2006 (2006-10-15)205

Early wears his "party hat" to church, upsetting the Pastor and God. An accident causes him to become a Fundamentalist Christian.


Guest appearance: Fred Armisen as Squid Jesus. 
126"Meth O.D. to My Madness"October 22, 2006 (2006-10-22)206
Early buys land and tries to make money on it, including drafting Lil into cooking meth
137"The Tiniest Princess"October 29, 2006 (2006-10-29)207

On Halloween night the family confronts the local monsters.

Guest appearance: Jon Wurster as Skyler. 
148"Asses to Ashes, Sluts to Dust"November 5, 2006 (2006-11-05)208
Granny is hospitalized, in need of an operation the family can't afford. 
159"Bubba Trubba"November 12, 2006 (2006-11-12)209
Comedian Plumber Bubba (a parody of Larry the Cable Guy) does a show in town. 
1610"Burned and Reburned Again"November 19, 2006 (2006-11-19)210

Early and Krystal reconcile, but it doesn't go well.

Guest appearance: .38 Special as themselves. 
1711"Terminus Trouble"November 26, 2006 (2006-11-26)211

Early, Rusty, and the Sheriff tour Atlanta, where Early is arrested.


Guest appearances: Mike Schatz as the consoler & Ned Hastings as the judge. 
1812"Survival of the Dumbest"December 10, 2006 (2006-12-10)212

Another squid causes Rusty to question the nature of life.


Guest appearance: Patton Oswalt as the giant one-eyed squid. 
1913"A Sober Sunday"December 17, 2006 (2006-12-17)213
Dan Halen introduces Proposition 421 to overturn the laws barring liquor sales on Sundays
2014"Rebel with a Claus"December 24, 2006 (2006-12-24)214
On Christmas night Early captures and ransoms Santa Claus

Season 3 (2008)[edit]

Squidbillies season 3 episodes
No. in
series
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date[9]Production
code
211"Webnecks"January 20, 2008 (2008-01-20)301
Rusty's knack for computers leads to a robotic revolution in Dougal county. 
222"Beast Implants"January 27, 2008 (2008-01-27)302
After Granny's skin is burnt off, she has her body parts replaced with different animals, which causes her to act like them. 
233"Tween Steam"February 3, 2008 (2008-02-03)303
Dan Halen hires Rusty to attract pedophiles for a sting operation/reality TV show, making him a celebrity—until he begins puberty. 
244"Wing Nut"February 10, 2008 (2008-02-10)304
Dan Halen Industries genetically engineers a chicken entirely made of wings
255"Mephistopheles Traveled Below to a Southern State Whose Motto is 'Wisdom, Justice and Moderation'"February 17, 2008 (2008-02-17)305

Rusty sells his soul to the devil in exchange for guitar skills. To preserve his ego, Early does the same.


Guest appearance: Brendon Small as the Devil. 
266"Earth Worst"February 24, 2008 (2008-02-24)306

After Early sells some of the land for commercial use, the family has a run-in with a group of hippies.


Guest appearance: Fred Armisen, Rachel Dratch, and Jon Wurster as a Hippies. 
277"The Good One"March 2, 2008 (2008-03-02)307
Lil gives birth to a large number of children, which Early attempts to euthanize until he becomes attached to one of them. 
288"Sharif"March 9, 2008 (2008-03-09)308
Having an attractive and youthful odor comes at a heavy price. 
299"Condition: Demolition!"March 16, 2008 (2008-03-16)309

After accompanying his father to "Make Your Child Do Work Day", Rusty enters a demolition derby.


Guest appearance: Butterbean as himself. 
3010"The Appalachian Mud Squid: Darwin's Dilemma"March 23, 2008 (2008-03-23)310
A documentary on "ignorant land squids"—the Cuylers—is filmed in Dougal County. 
3111"The Unbearable Heatness of Fire"April 6, 2008 (2008-04-06)311
The Sheriff investigates the cause of a fire that claims the Cuyler home. 
3212"Tuscaloosa Dumpling"April 13, 2008 (2008-04-13)312
Rusty is put through a number of trials to prove his maturity. 
3313"Armageddon It On!"April 20, 2008 (2008-04-20)313

The Rapture occurs and various Dougal County residents ascend to Heaven, while others do not.


Guest appearances: Riley Martin as the Horseman of Pestilence (one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse) and Larry Munson as voice of God. 
3414"Gimmicky Magazine Show Spoof Parody About Dan Halen"April 27, 2008 (2008-04-27)314
A news magazine interviews and profiles the achievements and scandals of Dan Halen. 
3515"Flight of the Deep Fried Pine Booby"May 4, 2008 (2008-05-04)315
Early, Rusty, and the Sheriff hunt Georgia's rarest bird. 
3616"An Officer and a Dental Dam"May 11, 2008 (2008-05-11)316
After Granny takes ill, Early has her personal effects appraised on a public television program and discovers a long forgotten affair with General Robert E. Lee
3717"The Okaleechee Dam Jam"May 18, 2008 (2008-05-18)317

When Dougal County is forced to conserve water due to a drought, Dan Halen enacts a complicated plan to get all the water he needs.


Guest appearance: David Allan Coe as himself. 
3818"Pile M for Murder"May 25, 2008 (2008-05-25)318

Dan Halen grows a tail and horn and hears a voice, prompting him to have "Mount Murder" built. Meanwhile, The Cuylers have accidentally given away instead of sold their mud, leaving them no money for gas money to go muddin'.


Guest appearance: Vernon Chatman as Shuckey the Corn Mascot. 
3919"Mud Days and Cornfused"June 1, 2008 (2008-06-01)319
Dougal county celebrates Mud Days, during which Dan Halen presents the community with a corn maze
4020"Krystal, Light"June 8, 2008 (2008-06-08)320
Krystal wins the lottery and has an "esophageal bypass" to lose weight. Both Dan Halen and Early find themselves attracted to her. 

Season 4 (2009)[edit]

Squidbillies season 4 episodes
No. in
series
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date[9]Production
code
411"Lerm"May 17, 2009 (2009-05-17)401

An accident leads to rage, leads to friendship, leads to love, leads to murder, leads to political success. The phrases "Death to America" and "...go that way" are used extensively in this episode.


Guest appearance: Soilent Green provide the theme song. 
422"The Liar, the Bitch and the Bored Rube"May 24, 2009 (2009-05-24)402
Books are a window to an amazing new world, and that's why they're wrong. 
433"The Fine Ol’ Solution"May 31, 2009 (2009-05-31)403
Early protects menial American jobs from the Mexicans willing to do them. 
444"Anabolic-holic"June 7, 2009 (2009-06-07)404

Rusty discovers that steroids have no negative repercussions.


Guest appearances: Mick Foley as Thunder Clap and George Lowe as wrestling-promo voice. 
455"Confessions of a Gangrenous Mind"June 14, 2009 (2009-06-14)405
The oldest living Confederate widow doesn’t say anything of real relevance. 
466"The Big Gay Throwdown"June 21, 2009 (2009-06-21)406
The Sheriff goes deep undercover to apprehend his most wanted man. 
477"Atone Deaf"June 28, 2009 (2009-06-28)407
Early learns to deal with rage by punching it in the face. 
488"God’s Bro"July 5, 2009 (2009-07-05)408

The Cuylers slip the surly bonds of earth and touch the face of God’s Bro after Dan Halen finances the construction of a black hole.


Guest appearance: Mike Schatz as the scientist. 
499"Reunited, And It Feels No Good" (Part 1)July 19, 2009 (2009-07-19)409
Early learns the importance of family, and profiting off them. 
5010"Not Without My Cash Cow!" (Part 2)July 19, 2009 (2009-07-19)410
When the media sensationalizes his son’s disappearance, Early finds the coverage to be sensational. 

Season 5 (2010)[edit]

Squidbillies season 5 episodes
No. in
series
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date[9]Production
code
511"Need for Weed"May 16, 2010 (2010-05-16)501

The discovery of Lil's secret marijuana operation brings jamband Widespread Panic to Dougal County.


Guest appearance: Widespread Panic as themselves 
522"The Many Loves of Early Cuyler"May 23, 2010 (2010-05-23)502

Early starts his own cult and marries a bunch of women in a "Jim Jones" like manner.


Guest appearance: Mamie Warner as Krystal's cousin. 
533"Dead Squid Walking"May 30, 2010 (2010-05-30)503

Rusty receives a treasure map from his great-grandfather in a prison.

Guest appearance: Jesco White as Ga-Ga-Pee-Pap Cuyler. 
544"Young, Dumb and Full of Gums"June 6, 2010 (2010-06-06)504
Dan Halen tells everyone in Dougal County that Obama is putting fluoride and other mind-bending drugs in the water supply to sterilize the town. 
555"Holodeck Redneck"June 13, 2010 (2010-06-13)505

Advances in holodeck technology allow Early to visit Florida.


Guest appearances: Billie Reaves as Mammy (Granny's real mother), Jonathan Katz as the Holodeck Therapist (uncredited). 
566"Frivolacious Squidigation"June 20, 2010 (2010-06-20)506
Early sues Dan Halen after Granny gets hurt on one of the rides at the fair. 
577"Fatal Distraction"June 27, 2010 (2010-06-27)507

Early's GPS unit develops a bromance with him and tries to kill off Granny and Rusty so it and Early can be together.


Guest appearance: Paul Stanley of Kiss as himself. 
588"Clowny Freaks"July 4, 2010 (2010-07-04)508

Rusty gets into a rap band and the fever catches Early as they both become "Clowny Freaks". Rusty eventually loses interest but not Early.


Note: The rap group in this episode is a reference to the Insane Clown Posse. 
599"Lean Green Touchdown Makifying Machine"July 11, 2010 (2010-07-11)509

Rusty discovers that he is one of the greatest football players around and this affords him a chance to go to college, while Early tries to profit from Rusty's talent.


Guest appearances: Chad Ochocinco and Phil Hendrie
6010"America: Why I Love Her"July 18, 2010 (2010-07-18)510

A very special Squidbillies musical in which Early and the rest of the group sing about how much they love the United States of America, while defending Dougal County against al-Qaeda's plot to invade Alabama.


Guest appearances: Drive-By Truckers

Note: This is the first half-hour episode. 

Season 6 (2011)[edit]

Squidbillies season 6 episodes
No. in
series
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date[9]Production
code
Viewers
(in millions)
611"Asbestos I Can"September 11, 2011 (2011-09-11)6031.160[10]

Early's addiction to asbestos hats gives him a terminal disease, and the Sheriff decides to let Early have his last wishes granted.


Guest appearances: T-Pain and Kevin Gillespie 
622"Class of '86"September 18, 2011 (2011-09-18)604
N/A
The 25-year high school reunion rolls around. Dan Halen forces the Sheriff to keep Early from the party (as he dropped out in second grade), while the Sheriff begins to have flashbacks to Dan Halen's bullying. 
633"Velvet Messiah"September 25, 2011 (2011-09-25)602
N/A
Early steals Granny's picture of Jesus and exploits the townspeople by hiding behind the picture and making demands. 
644"The Big E"October 2, 2011 (2011-10-02)605
N/A
Early attacks and nearly kills a radio announcer that upsets him. He ends up taking the announcer's job and takes the title "Big E". He ends up losing the job when the announcer gets out of the hospital and shoots him in the face during a book signing. The end of the episode has a tribute to the late George Jones who sang the theme for this episode. 
655"Keeping It in the Family Way"October 9, 2011 (2011-10-09)606
N/A
Rusty finds a girlfriend and has sex for the first time. Early, infatuated with Rusty's girlfriend, becomes upset to and tries to break them up. Rusty later finds out that he is going to be a father and comes looking for her only to find that she has run away to be with her mother. He finds her and discovers that they are cousins. 
666"Snow Daddy"October 16, 2011 (2011-10-16)601
N/A
Rusty forms a bond with a magical snowman who sheds doubt on Early's parenting skills. 
677"Ballmart"October 23, 2011 (2011-10-23)607
N/A
Sheriff hires Granny and Early as greeters in Dan Halen's new Ball Mart super store. 
688"The Pharaoh's Wad"October 30, 2011 (2011-10-30)608
N/A
Early becomes addicted to a video poker machine. 
699"Return of Gaga Pee Pap"November 6, 2011 (2011-11-06)609
N/A
A terminally ill Ga-Ga-Pee-Pap returns to make peace with his family before death, and also to "get them again" one more time. 
7010"Trucked Up!"November 13, 2011 (2011-11-13)610
N/A
After being challenged on his knowledge of trucking by Rusty, Early recounts his time as The Scrambler, a rebel trucker who took on trucking runs that "couldn't be done". They really couldn't: Dan Halen hired him to drive toxic waste from Dougal County to Paris, thereby dumping it into the Atlantic Ocean

Season 7 (2012)[edit]

Squidbillies season 7 episodes
No. in
series
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date[9]Production
code
Viewers
(in millions)
711"Rusty and Tammi Sitting in a Tree, B-A-S-T-A-R-D"July 22, 2012 (2012-07-22)7021.199[11]
Months after the events of Keeping It in the Family Way, Rusty sacrifices his mediocre dreams to support the child he is about to have with Tammi. 
722"Beware the Butt-Cutter"July 29, 2012 (2012-07-29)7011.140[12]
When a serial killer is on the loose, Sheriff turns to the town’s stupidest citizen for help. 
733"Squidbilly Manfishing"August 5, 2012 (2012-08-05)7041.157[13]
Early gets plastic surgery to improve his self-esteem. 
744"Green and Sober"August 12, 2012 (2012-08-12)7031.081[14]
Lil gets sober and moves out. 
755"The Legend of Kid Squid"August 19, 2012 (2012-08-19)7051.010[15]
When Rusty takes the fall for Early’s crimes, Early becomes jealous of the attention that Rusty receives. Early then commits a crime that enrages the entire county. 
766"From Russia with Stud"August 26, 2012 (2012-08-26)7061.132[16]
The sheriff gets a Russian mail-order bride, who promptly abandons him for a much more attractive man. 

Season 8 (2013)[edit]

Squidbillies season 8 episodes
No. in
series
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date[9]Production
code
Viewers
(in millions)
771"Granite Caverns"August 11, 2013 (2013-08-11)8011.226[17]
Dan Halen's most recent business venture takes off when he advertises Rusty's chalk art as cave drawings created by ancient aliens. 
782"Ga-Ga-Ghost"August 18, 2013 (2013-08-18)8031.142[18]
The ghost of Ga Ga Pee Pap returns to bond with Early. 
793"The Inkubator Lives!"August 25, 2013 (2013-08-25)8041.269[19]
Rusty moonlights as a crime fighter ignoring Tammi and his son. 
804"Drone to the Bone"September 8, 2013 (2013-09-08)1.196[20]
Rusty gets a job piloting drones only to have Early face off against them. 
815"A Jailhouse Divided"September 15, 2013 (2013-09-15)1.360[21]
Denny challenges Sheriff for his job. 
826"Stop, Jammer Time"September 22, 2013 (2013-09-22)0.863[22]
A new judge sets out to punish lawbreakers. 
837"Thou Shale Not Drill"September 29, 2013 (2013-09-29)1.004[23]

The squids have a nuanced and well thought out debate on the controversial practice of fracture mining.


Note: This is the second half-hour episode. 
848"The Squid Stays in the Picture"October 6, 2013 (2013-10-06)0.946[24]
Early sells out to liberal Hollywood. 
859"Gun of a Son"October 13, 2013 (2013-10-13)1.134[25]
Early accidentally shoots Rusty while drunk. 

References[edit]

  1. ^ Squidbillies, Volume 1 (DVD, Region 1). Atlanta: Warner Home Video. October 16, 2007. ASIN B000S76LKI. 
  2. ^ Squidbillies, Volume 1 (DVD, Region 4). Atlanta: Warner Home Video. March 28, 2008.  UPC 9322225062276
  3. ^ Squidbillies, Volume 2 (DVD, Region 1). Atlanta: Warner Home Video. April 21, 2009. ASIN B001P7YD7. 
  4. ^ Squidbillies, Volume 2 (DVD, Region 4). Atlanta: Warner Home Video. September 10, 2009.  UPC 9322225062979
  5. ^ Squidbillies, Volume 3 (DVD, Region 1). Atlanta: Warner Home Video. July 6, 2010. ASIN B003BV8I9K. 
  6. ^ Squidbillies, Volume 3 (DVD, Region 4). Atlanta: Warner Home Video. July 6, 2010.  UPC 9322225085244
  7. ^ Squidbillies, Volume 4 (DVD, Region 1). Atlanta: Warner Home Video. June 21, 2011. ASIN B004QLX0TM. 
  8. ^ Squidbillies, Volume 5 (DVD, Region 1). Atlanta: Warner Home Video. August 7, 2012. ASIN B0081QCZGC. 
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