"I'm gonna buy this as a pet," said Conan, to which the market's owner responded with a disapproving wave of her hands. "What's her business? She doesn't care what I do with it," he replied. "He's going to live with me and my family, and his name is Samuel."
O'Brien purchased the octopus, found a slightly larger home than the plastic bag and later shared a toast with the animal to celebrate their newfound friendship.