I'm Outta Here: Octopus In Jar Opens It From The Inside

May 8, 2014


This is a video of an octopus in a jar that unscrews the lid from the inside. Octopuses: they are smart. Me? There's no way I could have escaped that. Even if I did figure out that the top was removable by turning, I would twist it in one direction once, then immediately back in the other direction on the next turn. I do the same thing when I'm trying to screw in screws. You know how many paintings I've had fall off the walls? Paintings, LOL -- what is this, the MOMA?! I'm a poster and thumb tacks guy. Still, I do wish I had an octopus around that could open stubborn pickle and jelly jars for me.

Keep going for the video.

Thanks to Dominic, who allegedly found an octopus tentacle in a can of tuna once. Ooooh, a surprise bonus!

  • Lupin Super

    and I agree - octopusses just doesn't sound right.

  • Lupin Super

    Wow - teaching octopodes new skills and providing them with armour. Brilliant! Next up - bigger, much, much bigger.

  • Matt

    Can someone stop teaching these guys how to take over from us already?

  • baal

    Assholes! I want to breath damn it AND stay in my jar (it makes me feel safe).

  • Corky McButterpants

    Now let's try it with the lid fully tightened!!

  • ShartInYourJacuzzi

    That animal looks fucking delicious.

  • Octopi are actually some of the most intelligent animals we have on Earth. They even decorate the opening to their dens.

  • DrZanz

    FYI The word Octopus is Greek in origin. Though widely thought to be correct, the Latin plural rule that would give 'octopi' sadly doesn't apply. The plural is octopuses or octopodes. The latter acceptable but rarely used.

  • Thanks for the info, I didn't know that, I think I'll stick to Octopodes as Octopuses sounds like I don't know what I'm talking about even tho its right! :)

  • Keith Flippen

    How to you know righty tighty and lefty loosey if you have eight radially symmetrical limbs?

  • Petey the First

    Octopi are bilaterally symmetric so they actually do have sense of left and right. Instead of one left arm and one right arm they have four of each.

  • WhiteEagle2

    I must get out, I must get out, I must get out! I'm freeee! Ehh, no need to leave.

  • Chaz Gomez

    Can I buy this guy or have someone train another octopus??? I want to give him to me wife. I get tired of the, "Can you open this up for me?"...

  • Ollie Williams

    I've seen enough Japanese porn to know what's really going on here.

  • zin

    An octopus is fine too.

  • Chaz Gomez

    Ah then Ollie, I take it you've seen or own Dr. Krieger's Fisherman's Wife video???

  • Guest

    http://www.katsushikahokusa... is from 1814 they didn't have video back then

  • Ollie Williams

    Unfortunately for me, I haven't watched Archer yet. It's on my Netflix queue, but I lead a very busy life yelling about the weather on Channel 5 News, so I haven't found the time yet.

  • adsfasdfasdf

    he is secretly the guy from bob's burgers but with amnesia so he started a new life.

  • Bad Boy Bubby

    It's Gon' Rain!

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