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Captain Squirk, or Capt. Squirk, is an ultra-rare "Moshling" in the Zoshlings set within the Moshi Monsters franchise. Squirk leads their group on a mission to explore the galaxy to find new worlds and melodies.

Captain Squirk's debut was in the first Super Moshi mission in season 2, where they had crashed due to the Rhapsody 2 (ship of the Zoshlings) crashing as C.L.O.N.C.'s fist of doom backfired. From then on out the player helps Squirk and Squirk acts as a "mentor" alike Elder Furi in the first season's missions.

Combination

S2 M10

Biography

As captain of the Rhapsody 2, Squirk's main objective is to explore monstery new worlds, seek out quirky new melodies and boldly go where no Zoshling has gone before. He can also play any tune in the swooniverse on the spoons.

Collector's Guide

Main article: The All-New Moshlings Collector's Guide

I'm a Moshlingologist, not a Zoshlingologist, so all I can do is explain what Tamara Tesla told me about this strange little chap. As brave captain of the Rhapsody 2, Squirk's mission is to explore new worlds, seek out quirky new melodies and boldly go where no Zoshling has gone before. But there's more to Captain Squirk than whooshing around the stars. This multi-talented alien can play any tune in the swooniverse on spoons! Where he learnt how to do that is a mystery, but I've already booked him for this year's Moshi Fest.

Habitat

Unexplored Area

The planet Symphonia but Squirk can often be found traversing the Swooniverse aboard the Rhapsody 2.

Traits

Personality
Heroic, bold, trailblazing.
Likes
Planet-hopping and squirmholes.
Dislikes
Violin bows and turbulence.

Character Encyclopedia

Main article: Moshi Monsters: Character Encyclopedia

Main
Captain Squirk is a Zoshling who lives on the planet Symphonia; a strange, outta-this-world place. Squirk is Captain of a group of Zoshlings who were sent out into the swooniverse in their spaceship on a daring mission to investigate an odd red star that has been spotted in the sky.
Mission impossible
The evil antics of the sinister C.L.O.N.C. organisation caused the Zoshling spaceship Rhapsody 2 to crash-land on Music Island. Captain Squirk had to seek Super Moshi help to locate the missing crew.
To boldly play...
Squirk is not only an intrepid intergalactic explorer, but also one of the top musicians in the entire swooniverse. The talented Zoshling is often found playing the spoons at the Symphonia Proms.
Data File
Habitat: Swooniverse
Job: Captain of the Rhapsody 2
Zoshling Crew: First Officer Ooze, Splutnik, Dr C. Fingz
Side notes

  • Intergalactic headdress worn by Zoshling captains
  • Zoshling emblem is made from Gloop-tonite
  • Special weighted boots for walking on alien planets

Moshipedia

Main article: Moshipedia

As heroic captain of the Rhapsody 2, Squirk's primary objective is to explore monstery new worlds, seek out quirky new melodies and boldly go where no Zoshling has gone before. There's more to Captain Squirk than whooshing around the stars - this multi-talented alien can play any tune in the Swooniverse on the spoons.

Official Annual 2014

Main article: Official Annual 2014

The Rhapsody 2' heroic captain is a Zoshling with a mission. Captain Squirk roams the Swooniverse exploring new worlds, seeking out quirky new melodies and voyaging where no Zoshling has ever voyaged before. As well as being a first-rate leader, the alien is also out of this world at playing marvelous melodies on the spoons.

Fiction


Personality & Habits

The captain tends to speak highly of others and addresses them with their full title, even going as far as granting titles to those he feels lack them. Respect, perhaps affection, and a need to make everything seem more grand and clear in his perception motives him to do so. Squirk is one to quickly jump to conclusions and is thus a bit chaotic but remains calm and collected when the situation is dire and needs to lead his officers.

Design

He wears something similar to kabuki painting and his helmet seems to be of a same design as General Fuzuki's.The helmet is a headdress, worn by Zoshling captains. The emblem on the headdress is made from Goop-tonite.  The game "Magic Hero Squirk VS Gamappa" makes the connection to Japanese culture more apparent because the genre of big creatures in cities, such as Godzilla, are popular themes for Japanese super heroes, Sentai, which Squirk bares a resemblance to.

Our scientists detected a completely new star orbiting this world. They sent me and my crew to investigate.
 
The Rhapsody 2 is nothing without my crew, First Officer Ooze, Dr. C. Fingz and Splutnik.
 

Super Moshi Missions

  • Season 1
  • Season 2

He is the leader of the Zoshling crew and functions as a mission "guide" through Season 2.

  • Season 3

Books

  • Music Island Missions

Magazine

Within the course of appearances in the stories and comics, Captain Squirk has been written with a varying personality from heroic and helpful Gummy Trouble! to oblivious and silly Kart Chaos! to irritable and belittling. The Strangers from the Stars

Main article: Moshi Monsters Magazine: Issue 40

Gummy Trouble!
Squirk noted a Geyser is about to explode and call the Super Moshis that they will help out.

Main article: Official Annual 2015

Comic: Kart Chaos!
The Zoshlings are at the tracks waiting to go karting with Katsuma. Squirk along with the other Zoshlings start to consume their karting tickets, thinking that is what they are supposed to do with them. Furi who was supposed to take their tickets lets them through anyway and they meet up with Katsuma in the changing room. They are having some complications dressing themselves.
Being slightly unsure of ability after their "training", Squirk agrees to have a race with Katsuma, along with the rest of the Zoshlings. Katsuma who thinks to win easily is outsmarted as the Zoshlings are already at the finish line, crossing them vary particular individually. Captain Squirk enters by driving backwards. Standing together with his crew on the First Place spot he declares Karting to be fun with Katsuma being a bit upset on the Second Place spot.

Main article: 100% Moshlings

Story: The Strangers from the Stars
For unknown reason, the Rhapsody 2 malfunctions and crash lands in the Gombala Gombala Jungle. (again) Leaving the ship because it is out of power in search for help

Unlike any other occassions Captain Squirk was written, he appears rather irritable, spouting insults under his breathe towards Dr. C. Fingz

Main article: Moshi Monsters Magazine: Issue 51

3-Panel Comic
Captain Squirk ask First Officer Ooze how he experienced the moon party on which Ooze ends it with the punchline that there was just no atmosphere.
Toasty's Tune!
Captain Squirk thanks Toasty for getting the melody right to start up the ship's engines.

Magazine Missions

17 - Big Top Ballyhoo I contacted the Super Moshis after the ship's transmitter picked up a signal indicating a crewmember had been detected! When Ooze turned up with a poster for the Cirque du Bon Bon, I could barely believe my eyes. Dr. C. Fingz is working at a circus as The Great Zoshlingo? Never in all my light years did I think I would see such a thing!

Animation

  • Music Videos
  • Movie
  • Trailers
  • Commercials

Relationships

  • First Officer Ooze - Squirk's right hand man whom he turns to in tough times. Even though this implying being close, Squirk has not shown much emotion when he got him back half-dead.
  • Dr. C. Fingz - Embraces him when he gets back
  • Splutnik - Cries upon getting him back, refer to him as Chief Engineer Splutnik.
  • Tamara Tesla - Refers to her as Super Scientist Tamara Tesla
  • Sprockett & Hubbs

In the in-game Missions, they were given short-lived employment to help fix the Rhapsody 2, but Hubbs pressed the launch button before Super Moshi could leave the ship. They weren't seen through the missions leading up when Dr. Strangeglove took over the ship as they went into hiding. They only appeared again on the C.L.O.N.C. mothership where they help you proceed within the base.

It is unclear if Squirk knew of their "past" but the quickness of hiring them shines a light to Squirk having somewhat of a naive nature.

  • Simon Growl - 7 albums deal
  • Dr. Strangeglove - Ate all his space sandwiches and Squirk fought him in the final battle, but he never voiced opinions on him.

Merchandise

Figures

Mash-Up Cards

Timeline

Date Area Event
13 March 2012 Super Moshi Missions Captain Squirk debuts in Season 2: Mission 1: A Close Encounter of the Zoshi Kind
16 April 2012 Super Moshi Missions Season 2: Mission 2: Sandy Drain Shenanigans - Squirk found Ooze must be somewhere on Sandy Drain.
29 April 2012 Daily Growl[1] Roary Scrawl managed to "secure some super top secret (well, not anymore!) info" on Captain Squirk.
12 May 2012 ?? Super Moshi Missions Season 2: Mission 5: The Curse of the Paw Wavin' Kitten - Sends Super Moshi on a mission to replace the broken steering wheel
17 May 2012 ??? Super Moshi Missions Season 2: Mission 3: Bungle in the Jungle - Sends Super Moshi on a mission to find the missing ignition key
???? Super Moshi Missions Season 2: Mission 4: Big Top Ballyhoo - Someone sticked a poster on the Rhapsody 2 with Fingz' whereabouts.
9 August 2012 Super Moshi Missions Season 2: Mission 6: Welcome to Jollywood - Asks Super Moshi to rescue Splutnik.
9 September 2012 Super Moshi Missions Season 2: Mission 7: Masters of the Swooniverse - Squirk aids you through the Rhapsody 2 using screens as Strangeglove took over, and you end up in his room at some point.
13 September 2012 Merchandise Moshi Monsters Mash Up: Code Breakers
11 October 2012 Super Moshi Missions Season 2: Mission 8: Kick Some Asteroid! - Attempts to aid the Super Moshi into getting off the asteroid.
9 November 2012 Super Moshi Missions Season 2: Mission 9: Missing On A Star - Super Moshi rescues all Zoshlings from Ned's Squeal of Fortune and Sassafras.
6 December 2012 Super Moshi Missions Season 2: Mission 10: Cosmic Countdown - The Zoshlings shatter the glass, Squirk agrees to the 7 album deal of Simon Growl and they are entirely done with Dr. Strangeglove so they whoop him hard, the end.
6 January 2013 Moshi Monsters Squirk features with item Zoshling Posters
11 January 2013 Merchandise Series 5 Figures
4 February 2013 Books Moshi Monsters: Character Encyclopedia
28 March 2013 Merchandise Squirk features in Moshi Monsters Collectable Stickers: Series 3
6 June 2013 Books Music Island Missions: Zoshling Encounters - Hello. Get ignition key.
1 August 2013 Books Music Island Missions: C.L.O.N.C. Strikes Back - Ooze reunited, Fingz reunited.
1 August 2013 Books Official Annual 2014 - Cap'n Buck mentions to have met the Zoshlings and drank Cosmic Gloop with them. It features additional biographies in which Squirk is mentioned in Ooze's besides having his own.
5 September 2013 Merchandise Moshi Monsters Mash Up: Moshling Madness
23 September 2013 Moshi Monsters Features as an item, Zoshling Statue Squirk, along with the rest of the Zoshlings.
3 October 2013 Books Music Island Missions: Masters of the Swooniverse - Steering Wheel, Splutnik reunited (cries), Rhapsody 2 takeover.
7 November 2013 Books Moshipedia
2 January 2014 Books Music Island Missions: Cosmic Countdown - Some last communication when they are on asteroid, get captured by Chief, Cosmic Harmony, aw yeah 7 Album deal. The end.
14 March 2014 Magazine Moshi Monsters Magazine: Issue 40 story Gummy Trouble! - Squirk noted a Geyser is about to explode and call the Super Moshis that they will help out.
10 July 2014 Magazine 100% Moshi Karts - Comic featuring the Zoshlings as they go Karting for the first time. Magazine includes a Series 4 Mash Up card of Squirk as gift
16 October 2014 Magazine The Strangers from the Stars - Zoshlings meet Hoodoos. Everyone is out of character. Fun times.
January 2015 Magazine Moshi Monsters Magazine: Issue 51 - Entire magazine dedicated to the Zoshlings. Tiny Space Boots. How to draw Squirk is just: draw squirk.</br>

story Toasty's Tune! - Captain Squirk thanks Toasty for getting the melody right to start up the ship's engines.

3 December 2015 Books Treasure Trove Trials: Shocks, Crocs and Rox - Captain Squirk is mentioned to be part of the main cast

Trivia

  • His name is a pun on Captain Kirk, the captain of the original Star Trek series.
    • The intro of his biography is also an ode to the intro of the original Star Trek series.
  • Squirk is shown posing on most of the Mission title cards but barely plays a role in most.

Gallery

Other

BOOK1

Main article: Music Island Missions: Zoshling Encounters

BOOK2

Main article: Music Island Missions: C.L.O.N.C. Strikes Back

BOOK3

Main article: Music Island Missions: Masters of the Swooniverse

BOOK4

Main article: Music Island Missions: Cosmic Countdown

Comics

Main article: Moshi Monsters Magazine
Main article: List of Moshi Monsters comics

References


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