Growling Gut: Live-Action TV

  • Adventures in Wonderland
    • Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum start freaking out when they hear growling noises because they think it's a monster. It turns out to be a false alarm when the White Rabbit huddles everyone around just to tell them that it was only his stomach.
    • At the end of another episode where the Mad Hatter and March Hare spread around the "Big Tootsies" rumor, they hear this ferocious growling. Hare assumed it might be his stomach, but it turned out it was really the Cheshire Cat trying to scare everybody.
  • Discussed on an episode of Bill Nye the Science Guy that's about the stomach.
  • In one episode of Full House, on the way to Jesse Katsapolis' high school graduation, Joey Gladstone claims his stomach was making noises. However, the scene takes place in a subway station underground in a stuck train, so the sound is faint and hard to hear.
  • In an episode of Hannah Montana, Miley oversleeps one morning and rushes to school. Since she didnít have time for breakfast, her stomach was growling the whole day until she had lunch.
  • In Monty Python's Flying Circus, one animated link has a people-eating house growling to be fed.
  • In the Sabrina the Teenage Witch episode, "Now You See Her, Now You Don't", Sabrina's stomach growls in class. Everyone hears it an can't figure out what it is.
  • On an episode of The Wonder Years, Kevin's stomach growls constantly, which ends up triggering numerous scenes such as students laughing at him, girls running away from him in fear, and a boy getting concerned about him.
  • This happens on an episode of Scrubs that guest stars Michael J. Fox.
  • This happens on Xena: Warrior Princess to both Xena (in "A Day in the Life") and Gabrielle (in "Beware Greeks Bearing Gifts").
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
    • Spike is watching a horror movie on TV, when a woman screams "Oh the blood! The blood!" This naturally starts the vampire's tummy growling and he goes for the fridge. Until Buffy enters and he quickly becomes hungry for something else.
    • While waiting in the drive-through window for a soda, Mr. Trick is listening to Vampire Monarch Kakistos growl about what he's going to do to Faith, which involves ripping spines out, eating hearts, and sucking bone marrow. Mr. Trick's stomach growls in response — he vamps out, yanks the take-out guy from his window, and they drive off with his legs flailing out the limousine.