- “Yo-ho, what do you know? It's our old friend, the Octopus!”
The Purple Octopus is a recurring character from the Disney Junior animated series, Jake and the Never Land Pirates. He is a friendly octopus who lives in Never Sea. His vocal effects are provided by Dee Bradley Baker.
Role in the series
The Purple Octopus first appeared in the episode "Jake's Home Run!", catching a flying ball from Jake and his crew's game of baseball as he emerges from the Never Sea. Seeing that the creature from the deep meant no harm, they allow him to join in their game, and just in time to help prevent Captain Hook and his crew from escaping back to the Jolly Roger and sending them fleeing into the Never Land Jungle. The Octopus tags along with Jake and his crew through the episode to get the baseball back from Hook.
The Purple Octopus appeared again in the episode "Bucky's Anchor Aweigh!", helping Jake and his crew give Bucky his Golden Anchor. The Purple Octopus and Marina join Jake and his crew in the chase to not only get the anchor, but to also get Bucky back, who has pursued the Jolly Roger to get his golden anchor from Hook.
The Purple Octopus is seen again in the episode "The Mermaid's Song." While Mr. Smee was under the spell of Stormy's mermaid song, he accidentally wakes up the Octopus by stepping on his head, sending the beast into a rage. Captain Hook orders Jake to have the release his first mate, only for the Purple Octopus to snatch up Hook as well and begin tossing both Hook and Smee around like a rag doll, until Jake comes up with the idea to distract him by giving him some items to juggle.
The Purple Octopus appears again in the episode "Pirate Campout". Captain Hook falls into Doubloon Lagoon and mistakes the Purple Octopus for the sea monster from Jake's spooky story. Jake his crew recuse the frightened captain from the beast and they all head back to Pirate Island.
The Purple Octopus took part in Jake's birthday celebration with the rest of the pirate team's Never Land friends in "Jake's Birthday Bash!". The Purple Octopus makes a brief cameo in "Bones' Lucky Doubloon!", slapping Captain Hook with a fish when Hook tried to kiss him, mistaking the octopus for a mermaid that kissed Bones earlier, when he flips Bones' lucky gold doubloon Bloony.
The Purple Octopus reappears in the episode "Jake's Royal Rescue", rehearsing a juggling act in Queen Coralie's honor held at Hidden Cove. After Queen Coralie is rescued by Jake and his crew from Captain Hook and returned to Hidden Cove, the Purple Octopus can be spotted successfully performing with the mermaids.
The Purple Octopus makes a brief cameo in the episode "Jake's Pirate Swap Meet". Captain Hook and his crew were seen viewing the various items the octopus wanted to trade before walking off towards Jake.
The Purple Octopus makes a brief cameo in the episode "The Mermaid Queen's Voice", where he can be spotted in the audience enjoying the duet between Captain Hook and Queen Coralie.
The Purple Octopus makes a brief appearance in the episode "Saving Captain Hook". The octopus serves as one of the hazards Jake and his crew had to rescue Captain Hook from.
The Purple Octopus reappears in the storybook adaptation of Pirate Campout, scaring Captain Hook out of his wits when he falls into Doubloon Lagoon.
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