Squidward trying to sleep refers to an image of squidward tentacles from a 2005 episode of the animated series spongebob squarepants lying in bed awake and sad or worried, unable to sleep (similar to the wojak trying to sleep meme). A screenshot of the scene became popular in image macros as early as 2013, spreading significantly over the. Make sleeping squidward memes with mememarket, the fast and totally free meme generator. No watermark, custom text and images. Squidward from spongebob squarepants experiences a rude awakening in this image. In the first frame, his eyes are closed and his is peacefully sleeping, but in the second photo he's wide awake with fully bloodshot eyes and a grim expression on his face. This meme is used to illustrate moments when you are suddenly forced to wake up or open your eyes to something. If you love dry humor, then these memes are for you! Check out these 10 hilarious squidward memes. There is this pressure to wake up and be productive.