Growling Gut / Western Animation

  • This happens to Kevin in the 3-2-1 Penguins! episode "More Is More".
  • 6teen
    • Happened to Caitlin in the episode "Deadbeat Poets Society".
    • Mostly everybody in "Quit It" and "The Khaki Girl".
    • And Kylie's stomach growled in "Kylie Smylie".
  • 101 Dalmatians: The Series
    • Rolly's stomach growled quite a few times, which makes sense considering he's a Big Eater. It happens to him in the episodes, "Home Is Where The Bark Is", "Purred It Through the Grapevine", "K is for Kibble", "Cruella World", twice in "Gnaw or Never", four times in "Chow About That?" and even on his character title card in the show's intro.
    • Spot’s stomach growls in the episode, “Market Mayhem”.
    • In the episode, “You Say It's Your Birthday”, while the main pups are hiding on Captain Ahab’s Ship, Cadpig’s stomach growls, making train noises and car revs instead of what it supposed to sound like.
    • In the episode, “Shipwrecked”, Lucky’s stomach growls, as does Scorch’s while they're stranded on the island.
  • In Aaahh!!! Real Monsters, this happens to Oblina in "Interal Affairs".
  • In the Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog episode, "The Robotnik Express", Scratch and Grounder try to fool Da Bearz to thinking they're Sonic and Tails. At one point, Robotnik calls Grounder on the hotline that's placed inside of him. Grounder tried to get the bear who heard it to believe it was his tummy rumbling.
    Da Bearz: That's the strangest tummy rumbling I ever heard.
    Scratch: Not really. It always sounds like that when Tails eats onion rings.
    • And at the end of the episode "Boogey-Mania", a fattened up Tails' stomach rumbles as a result of eating too much.
  • Adventure Time
    • Princess Bubblegum's stomach growls when she drank too much tea in the episode "Trouble in Lumpy Space".
    • This happens to Finn in the episodes "Ocean of Fear", "Bun Bun" and "Food Chain".
    • Happens to Jake in the episodes "Dream of Love", "Everything's Jake", "Power Animal" and "Dungeon Train".
    • Near the end of the episode "The Pit", Kee-Oth's stomach growls 1 time before he explodes and Jake gets his blood back.
    • Martin's stomach growls in "On the Lam".
    • And this happens to Marceline in "Checkmate".
  • The Amazing World of Gumball
    • It happens to Gumball and Darwin in "The Picnic".
    • This happens a couple of times to their dad, Richard.
    • Happens to Gumball again in "The Gripes".
  • In Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps, Angelina and AZ's stomachs growled in the episode "Angelina and the Roquefort's Rhythmic Ghost". Ms. Mimi in "Angelina and Ms. Mimi's Dance" and even do we don't hear it but Gracie's tummy rumbled in "Angelina and the Art Show."
  • In American Dad!, this is the stomach's way of communicating intuitive financial ventures. Toshi's father makes most of his money from it, and teaches Stan and Roger to follow his example. When they get an idea and together, they touch guts, with Toshi's father joining soon after. Their guts growl louder and louder, until their shaking the whole block and setting off car alarms.
  • The Angry Beavers
    • In one Episode, Dagget and Norbert are digging through a mine, but Dagget’s stomach keeps growling, which always causes problems for the two of them throughout the episode.
    • In "Act Your Age", both of the beavers stomachs growl very loudly, and Dagget thinks it’s a “Tummy Monster”.
  • Happened to Aardvark in The Ant and the Aardvark cartoon "Odd Ant Out".
  • Happens to a lot characters in the classic PBS kids 90's show Arthur. So far, D.W. in "Go to Your Room, D.W.", "D.W. Gets Lost" and "Hic Or Treat" , Binky Barnes in "Waiting to Go, Francine Frensky in "Francine's Split Decision", "Vomitrocious" and "Is That Kosher?" , Buster Baxter in "Buster's Sweet Success" and "Buster's Amish Mismatch", and Arthur Read in "Locked in the Library!", "Mom & Dad Have a Great Big Fight" and "Just Desserts". After nearly 20 years in the running, this is hardly surprising.
  • In the Babar and the Adventures of Badou episode "The Brave Guy", the cast is frightened on a nightly basis by loud roars they fear are coming from a monster Queen Celeste told them about in a story. The source of the sound is eventually revealed to be Ambassador Crocodylus' belly growling; it turns out the monster in Celeste's story was actually inspired by Crocodylus' stomach.
    • It also happens to Jake in the episode "Blacktrunk's Magic Stone".
    • And after gorging themselves with bananas in "Grotto for One", Dilash and Tersh's bellies gurgle due to gas.
  • Baby Looney Tunes
    • This happens to Taz during the song interlude: "Taz's Fridge". Also in "Cat Taz Trophy".
    • It has also happens to Bugs in the episodes "Mine" and "Some Assembly Required".
    • And happens to Daffy in the episodes "The Dolly Vanishes" and "Time and Time Again".
  • Happens at the end of nearly every episode of The Backyardigans.
  • Happened to Linda from Bob's Burgers in the episode "The Unbearable Like-Likeness of Gene".
  • Happened to Ben on the Ben 10 episode, "The Alliance".
    • And Ben's stomach gurgles again in the Ben 10: Omniverse episode "The More Things Change".
  • In the Braceface episode, "Skin Deep", Sharon's stomach growls four times.
  • It happens on The Berenstain Bears 2003 series when both Brother Bear and Sister Bear's stomachs growled in the episode "At The Giant Mall".
  • On the episode "Swimtastic Check-Up" from Bubble Guppies, it happens to Molly in the beginning, The Mayor when she was jogging and one of the characters in the episode.
    • It also happens to Goby in the episode "Only the Sphinx's Nose".
  • Care Bears
    • In one episode, Beastly’s stomach growls and wakes up Cheer Bear all because he said that what he was doing was like taking candy from a baby.
    • It also happens to Grumpy Bear in The Care Bears' Adventure in Wonderland.
  • The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!
    • Sally's stomach growled at the end of the episode "Sniff and Seek".
    • Nick's stomach growled in "Rumbly Tumbly".
    • And even happens to The Cat In The Hat at the end of "Rumbly Tumbly" and "Keep The Beat".
  • Happens to Zoners in ChalkZone, caused by trolls bouncing on drums rhythmically in their stomachs who chant "Rumble, rumble, hungry rumble!".
  • Featured prominently in the Chilly Willy episode "Deep-Freeze Squeeze", and experienced both Chilly Willy & Smedley Dog. As an indication that the characters are starving.
    • Maxie the Polar Bear's stomach growls 8 times in "Chilly & Hungry".
  • Clarence argues with his stomach, whose rumblings are subtitled, in the episode "Goose Chase".
  • T-bone's stomach growled at the end of the Clifford the Big Red Dog episode, "The Kibble Crook".
  • On the episode "Heads of Beef" from Courage the Cowardly Dog, it happens to Eustace in the beginning and poor little Courage’s stomach growls three times in the exact same episode!
  • Cow and Chicken
    • In the episode “Cow's Pie”, Chicken’s stomach growls due to Cow constantly trying to get him to try her pie all day.
    • Cow’s stomach growls at the beginning of the episode, “Where Am I?”, and happens to her again at the end of the same episode.
    • Also, Chicken's stomach growls twice in the episode, "Happy Meat".
  • O the Owl's stomach growled on the episode of Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood, "A Storm In The Neighborhood".
  • Happens to Tucker Foley in the Danny Phantom episode "Infinite Realms" after he is forced to eat a bunch of blood blossoms in order to save Danny.
  • Dexter's Laboratory
    • On the episode, "Hunger Strikes", Dexter's stomach growls repeatedly.
    • It happens to Dexter again on the episode, "Now That's a Stretch".
    • It also happens to Timmy the Termite in the episode, "A Boy and His Bug".
    • In the episode, "Growing Pains", Dexter's Mom assumed this was the case when he heard a giant plant make a monstrous growl, and she thought Dad was hungry.
    • It also happens to Dexter repeatedly in the episode, "Critical Gas" after he had eaten a giant burrito. Throughout the episode, Dexter thinks he's going to die, but at the end of the episode just before he's about to reveal his secret lab to his parents, he lets out a really big fart that could be heard all over the galaxy!
  • Dinosaur Train,
    • This happens to Buddy and Tiny in the episode "I'm a T. Rex!".
    • Don's stomach growls in "Jess Hesperornis", "The Nursery Car", "Cloudy with a Chance of Fun" and "Air Obstacle Race".
    • Tiny's stomach rumbles again on "Tank's Sleep Over".
    • Happens to Buddy again on "Hungry, Hungry, Carnivore".
    • And happens to The Conductor and Mr. Pteranodon in "Conductor's Sleepover".
  • In the episode of Doc Mcstuffins, "Celestial Celeste", Doc's stomach growls when she's talking to Celeste.
  • Benny's stomach growls twice in the Dora the Explorer episode, "Dora's Pirate Adventure".
    • Al's stomach growls once in "Journey to the Purple Planet".
    • Baby Dino's tummy rumbles in the episode "Baby Dino".
  • On Dora and Friends, It happens to a Dragon due to a stomach ache on the episode "S'more Camping".
  • It happened to Goofy in the Disney cartoon, Tomorrow, We Diet.
  • In the PBS kids show Dragon Tales:
    • This happens mostly to Ord due to having a huge appetite. Ord's tummy growls in too many episodes. The most memorable belly rumble Ord experienced was occurred in the episodes "Cassie Catches Up" and "Very Berry" when he got stuck after eating too many berries.
    • It happens to the other main dragons as well; Zak and Wheezie in the episode "Try It, You'll Like It", and Cassie in the episode "Knuck Knuck, Who's There?".
    • In "The Talent Pool", Max complains that his stomach is making noises, but strangely, they're never actually heard.
  • In an episode of DuckTales, the gang is on a boat in the ocean on a search for a sea monster. Launchpad tries to convince everyone that the sea monster isn’t real. They soon hear the monster’s roars, and Launchpad tries to convince everyone that was his stomach growling, but no one believed him.
  • Happens frequently on Ed, Edd 'n' Eddy, mostly with Ed like "An Ed Too Many", "A Glass of Warm Ed", "The Big Picture Show" and "If It Smells Like an Ed".
    • Most of the characters on "A Glass of Warm Ed" when Ed Was eating all their food in his sleep.
    • This happens to Kevin in "The Big Picture Show".
    • And Sarah's stomach growls at end of "Run Ed Run" when she ate a lot of jawbreakers.
  • Happens once to Eek! The Cat.
  • In The Emperor's New School, This happens twice to Kuzco throughout the series.
  • In the The Fairly Oddparents special "Fairly Odd Baby", Poof's stomach growls twice.
    • It also happens to Trixie Tang in "Just the Two of Us!", When Timmy wished that they were the last two people on Earth.
    • This happens to Timmy Turner in "Poltergeeks".
  • Family Guy
    • This happens to Peter Griffin while driving in the episode "The Son Also Draws".
    Lois: Peter, the car is making funny noises.
    Peter: You're wrong again, Lois. That wasn't the car. Although you were right about that prune smoothie.
    • In the episode, "Killer Queen", a fat camp counselor does a roll call for the fat kids in the cabin who indicate their presence by having their stomachs growl.
    • This happens to Peter again in the episode, "Mom's The Word", after he ate a whole tube of raw cookie dough. This resulted in him having an accident completely destroying his pants.
    • And in the episode, "Meg Stinks!", Brian's stomach gurgles due to hunger while he's being forced to live in the backyard.
  • In Father of the Pride This happens to Larry 3 or 4 times in the episode "One Man's Meat is Another Man's Girlfriend."
  • In Fish Hooks, This happens to Oscar and Milo in the episode "Fish Sleepover Party".
    • Happens to Milo again in "Rock Lobster Yeti".
  • Happened to Bloo in Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends in the episode "Busted" when he has to use the bathroom.
    • This happens to Wilt, Coco and Eduardo in "Dinner is Swerved" when they say Coco's name.
  • Happened several times to Bear on Franklin.
    • Happens to Snail on the episode, "Franklin's Picnic".
  • On the episode of Futurama, "Kif Gets Knocked Up a Notch", Kif's pregnant and his stomach starts gurgling. Happens to Bender when he's pregnant with beer in "The Route of All Evil".
  • This happened during a U.S. Acres segment on an episode of Garfield and Friends. Roy’s stomach growls in an episode that parodies Edgar Allan Poe’s poem, The Raven.
    • Happens to Garfield as well in the episode, "Cabin Fever".
  • Happened to Rex from Generator Rex on the episode "The Architect".
  • In George of the Jungle, it happens to Ape, Magnolia and Ursula in the episode "George Skips Breakfast".
  • In Go, Diego, Go!, Kyra the Crocodile gets hungry and her stomach growls after rolling down a mountain in "Alicia Saves The Crocodile".
  • In the Goof Troop Christmas Special, Goofy hears a bear growl from behind him, and he thinks it was Pete's stomach, but he quickly realizes the bear was the real deal.
  • Happens to Felipe in the Handy Manny episode "Breakfast for Champions" when he was suffering starvation and fatigue. The tools didn't know what that was when they learn it's really his stomach.
    Dusty: And again! What is that noise.
    (Felipe's stomach growls)
    Squeeze: Felipe! That noise it's coming from your tummy.
  • Happens to a couple Dinosaur characters in Harry and His Bucket Full of Dinosaurs, usually to Trike.
  • Fee's stomach growls in a episode of Harvey Beaks, called "A Day of No To-Do".
  • On Henry Hugglemonster, It happens to Henry and his Family in the beginning of the episode "The Pizza Brothers".
  • In an episode of Hey Arnold!, this happens to Arnold's Grandpa as an indication that he needed to run to the bathroom.
  • Mentioned briefly in Hoober Bloob Highway while the boy is taking the survey.
  • Happens three times to the wolf from the MGM cartoon The Hungry Wolf.
  • In Jake And The Neverland Pirates, this happens to Tick-Tock Croc in the episode, "Rock the Croc!".
    • Also this happens to Captain Hook in "Mr. Smee's Pet" and "Never Say Never!".
  • On Jane and the Dragon, this happens to Dragon on the episode, "Dragonphobia".
    • It happens to Dragon a few more times in the episode "Knight Light" as a result of eating too much.
  • On Jimmy Two-Shoes, when Jimmy's stomach growls, it actually grows teeth.
  • Johnny Test
    • In the episode, "Johnny BC", Susan and Mary do everything they can to make sure Dad doesn't find out Johnny's been turned into a caveman. At one point, Dad hears Johnny's grunt, and Susan tells him that what he heard was her stomach growling.
    • Eugene's stomach growls in the episode "Johnny of the Deep" when he asks for three corn dogs.
    • Dukey's stomach growls briefly (as a sound effect) in the episode "iJohnny".
    • The same thing happens to Johnny in "Johnny Vets Dukey".
  • In Kidvs Kat, This happens to Kat 3 times from hunger in the episode "Fat Kat".
    • It happens to Kat in the episodes "Under Destruction," "It's In The Bag", "Over The Radar" and "Buzz Off".
  • Happened to Po and the whole Valley of Peace in the episode "The Hunger Game" from Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness.
  • A lesser-known short cartoon by John Mac Intyre called "Kitchen Casanova" features a first time cook attempting to make a nice dinner for his date. While she's waiting, at one point, her stomach growls, and his dog growls back at it.
  • In The Land Before Time TV series, it happens to Chomper in "The Cave of Many Voices" and Spike's stomach rumbles in "The Meadow of the Jumping Water".
  • In the episode "Ploot" from Lilo & Stitch: The Series, Stitch’s stomach growls due to eating garbage.
    • Happens to Mertle at the end of the episode "Slick" after eating too many shaved ice.
  • At the beginning of an episode of The Lion Guard, "The Search for Ukamu", a nearby geyser starts to rumble before it erupts. Bunga thinks the rumbling is Besthe's stomach.
  • Happens several times on Little Bear.
    • Happens to Little Bear twice in "Little Bear's New Friend", once in "Little Bear's Egg", twice in "Flu", and several times (though they were subtle) in "Little Bear's Sweet Tooth".
    • Also happens to Cat once in "Party at Owl's House".
    • And happens to Emily twice in "Little Sherlock Bear".
  • Happened to Rocket from Little Einsteins in the episode "Rocket Soup".
  • Littlest Pet Shop (2012)
    • In the episode, "Door Jammed", Russell's stomach growls due to eating some bad kibble, yet this somehow gets Sunil and Vinnie to believe he's a werewolf. Later on in this episode, Zoe's stomach growls for the same reason, and she gets the same reaction from the other pets (except for Russell).
    • It also happens to Blythe due to hunger from isolating herself because of an "illness" in "The Hedgehog in the Plastic Bubble".
    • Russell's stomach growls again in the episode, "The Nest Hat's Craze".
    • Vinnie's stomach rumbles at the beginning of the episode, "Some Assistance Required".
    Pepper: Blythe! Vinnie's rumbling tummy is keeping me awake!
    • It happens to Vinnie again in the episode, "Pitch Purrfect".
    • Vinnie's stomach growls nine times in the episode, "Game of Groans".
    • Sue's stomach rumbles in the episode "Why Can't We Be Friends?"
    Sue: Oops, Sorry, 'guess I'm hungrier than I thought.
  • Happens to Sylvester once in a Looney Tunes cartoon. Aw, poor puddy tat.
  • Happens to Madeline in the episode "Madeline at the Cooking School".
  • Martha Speaks
    • Martha's stomach growled in "Martha's Pickle", "Martha Spins a Tale", "Martha and the One Thousand Fleas", "Truman's Mad" and "Too Much Martha".
    • It happens to Helen after the end of "Martha's In Charge."
    • T.D.'s stomach grumbled in "Martha's Slumber Party of the Weird" during Helen's story.
  • Happens to both Eddy and Marvin in the Marvin The Tap Dancing Horse episode "Gone Fishin".
  • In One episode of The Mask took this to a bizarre level. When The Mask gets hungry, his stomach actually talks to him by saying, "Hey! I'm getting hungry down here!" Then he responds to it with, "Okay! Stop growling!"
  • In Max and Ruby, Ruby thought she heard thunder but it was actually Louise's stomach in "Max's Fireflies".
  • At the beginning of a recent Mickey Mouse short called "New York Weenie", Minnie's stomach growls so loudly that it could be heard all over New York City.
  • Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
    • It happened to Bella in the episode "Pluto's Puppy Sitting Adventure".
    • This happens to Goofy Baby in "Goofy Baby".
    • And Baby Bear's tummy gurgles in "Minnie's Mystery".
  • Happened a few times to Mr. Bogus:
  • This happens to pretty much all of the Muppet Babies on the episode "The Great Cookie Robbery".
  • In My Gym Partner's A Monkey, Adam gets this on the Episode "Shark Attack".
    • This happens to Jake in "My Science Project".
  • My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic
    • In the episode, "The Ticket Master", Twilight Sparkle's stomach growls 7 times.
    • Pinkie Pie's stomach growls in the episode, "Feeling Pinkie Keen" due to hunger.
    • It happens to Pinkie Pie again in "The Cutie Map" due to a tummy ache caused by all the muffins she ate.
    • Pinkie Pie's stomach growls again in "Spice Up Your Life".
    • Apple Bloom's stomach growls briefly in "Family Appreciation Day" due to sickness.
    • We also see this happen to Berry Punch in "Hearts and Hooves Day", though it was just a vision that Apple Bloom had.
    • Spike's stomach growls three times in the episode, "Just for Sidekicks" due to hunger.
    • Spike's stomach rumbles twice at the end of "It's About Time" due to a stomach ache from ice cream.
    • Spike's stomach gurgles at the end of "Game Ponies Play".
    • Rainbow Dash's stomach growls in "Testing 1, 2, 3", Most likely because she skipped breakfast.
    • It happens to Rainbow Dash again in "The One Where Pinkie Knows".
    • Rainbow Dash also gets one briefly in "Rainbow Falls" due to a stomach ache.
    • Happens to Stellar Eclipse in the episode, "Trade Ya!".
    • And it happens to some mice, a squirrel and a ferret in "The Hooffields and Mc Colts".
  • Happens to Squeeks the Mouse in the episode "Heartthrob Hamster" of Nature Cat.
  • Happens to Chip and Biff on an episode of The Oblongs.
    Biff: Shut your stomach up!
    Chip: That wasn't my stomach, that was YOUR stomach!
  • Oggy's stomach growls in the Oggy and the Cockroaches episode, "Upside Down".
    • Joey's stomach growls in "It's All Under Control".
    • And happens to both Oggy and Joey in "Journey to the Center of The Earth".
    • Olivia's stomach growled in "Olivia's Pimple".
    • Lady K suffers this four times in the episode, "Shoplifting".
  • In Oscars Oasis, this happens to Oscar sometimes.
    • Popy's stomach rumbles several times in "Lizard In The Sky" due to experiencing a Potty Emergency.
    • And in "One for All", the Skunk's stomach growls due to hunger.
  • PAW Patrol:
    • Rubble's stomach growls numerous times in the series.
    • Everest's stomach growls repeatedly in her debut episode, "The New Pup". Whenever it does, everyone around her mistakes it for a bear or thunder.
    • In the episode, "Pups Save a Talent Show", Zuma's stomach growls while he's watching Mr. Porter juggle pies.
    • Callie's stomach growls five times in "Pups Save a Train".
  • In PB&J Otter, This happened to PB&J Otter in "A Hoohaw Halloween" after eating a lot of candy.
  • Happened to Ferb in the beginning of the episode of Phineas and Ferb "Chez Platypus".
  • In Peter Rabbit, it happens to Benjamin like all the time since he's always hungry. Peter, Benjamin and Lily stomach growled in the beginning of "The Tale of Mr. Tod's Trap". Peter in "The Frightened Fox" and other characters in "The Tale of The Hero Rabbit and The Hungry Thieves".
  • Happens in a few episodes of Pink Panther and Pals.
    • Happens three times to the Aardvark at the beginning of the episode "I Didn't See That Coming."
    • Happens to the Pink Panther two times at the beginning of the episode "Pinkaroni Pizza".
    • Happens to the Pink Panther four times during the episode "Pink Party of One".
    • Happens to the Pink Panther eight times throughout the episode "Shop-Pink Spree".
    • Happens once to Big Nose's Dog in the episode "The Pink is in the Mail".
  • Happens to Aldo the Gator a few times in the CG children's series Sitting Ducks.
    • Happens twice during the first episode "Running Duck".
    • Happens at the beginning of the episode "Peeking Duck".
    • Happens three times during the episode "Holding Pen 13".
    • When Aldo tries sampling duck food in the episode "Midnight Snack", his stomach starts growling continuously from indigestion while visiting Bill in his apartment, causing an explosion as seen from the outside.
  • This happens at least 3 times to the rabbit at the beginning of the Pixar short, Presto.
  • In the Cartoon Pocket Dragon Adventures this happens to Binky in "Attack of the 50 Foot Binky" and happens to Filbert in "Another Fine Hex".
  • Pound Puppies (2010)
    • In the episode, "Lord of the Fleas", when the dogs feel the earthquake from the about-to-erupt volcano, Lucky tried to relieve the other dogs by saying it was his tummy rumbling. Everyone believed him except Cookie. It happens again later in the episode, but this time Lucky asked Cookie if that was her tummy rumbling, but she said that wouldn't be possible since she had butterflies in her stomach at the moment.
    • Niblet is actually prone to this trope, even though we never really hear it, Niblet and the other dogs do bring it up a lot.
  • In The Powerpuff Girls episode, "Reeking Havoc", this happens to everyone in Townsville overnight after they ate Professor Utonium's award-winning chili, for their stomachs puff up when they do this. The only characters we see this happen to are Professor Utonium, Bubbles, The Mayor, Miss Bellum, and Miss Keane.
    Bubbles: Professor’s chili sure is rumbling my tumbly.''
    • Happens to a baby that the girls were taking care of in "That's Not My Baby".
    • This happens to The Gangreen Gang in "Power Lunch".
  • The Proud Family
    • It happens to Oscar in the episode, "A Star is Scorned".
    • Happened to Suga Mama at the end of the episode, "Wedding Bell Blues".
    • And Penny's stomach growls in the episode, "Culture Shock".
  • Brown's stomach groans after swallowing bubble gum in a short of Purple and Brown.
  • In the Rabbids Invasion episode "Rabbid Tummy Rumble", a Rabbid's stomach growls constantly throughout the episode.
    • And in "Rabbid Playa", not only it happens to the Rabbids, but a boy too.
  • Regular Show
    • Mordecai's stomach rumbles in "Every Meat Burritos" and "Survival Skills".
    • Rigby's stomach rumbles on the episodes "Free Cake", "Rigby's Body", "A Bunch of Baby Ducks", "Weekend at Benson's", "Every Meat Burritos", "The Real Thomas" and "Snow Tubing".
    • Benson's stomach growls in "Weekend at Benson's".
    • Muscle Man's stomach growls in "The Longest Weekend", "Last Meal" and "Every Meat Burritos".
    • And happens to Pops in "Win That Prize".
  • This happens to Stimpy in an episode of The Ren & Stimpy Show while he and Ren are sleeping over at a haunted house.
    • The pilot episode, "Big House Blues", begins with a close-up of Ren and Stimpy's growling stomachs.
  • Rocko's Modern Life
    • Rocko and Heffer are at a movie theater; Rocko hears a loud rumbling, and Heffer assumes it might be his stomach since he was out of popcorn.
    • Rocko's own stomach growls as does Spunky's at the beginning of the episode "Rocko's Happy Sack".
  • Happens to Kimi two times on the Rugrats episode "Cookin' with Phil and Lil" when she smells the scent of Didi's pie.
    • It also happens to Tommy in "Tommy and the Secret Club" after he drank down a giant bottle of milk.
  • Happened at least once on Samurai Jack.
  • It occurs quite frequently to Scooby-Doo and his best buddy Shaggy Rogers, for they have stomachs with bottomless pits! So start cookin' in the kitchen!
    • Happened to Daphne on Scooby Doo Mystery Incorporated in the episode "Nightfright". And this happens Hot Dog Water in "The Dragon's Secret".
  • In the Shaun the Sheep short, "Take-Away", this happened to a few of the sheep.
  • In Sid the Science Kid, It happens to Sid two times in the beginning of the episode "Special Mom Day Meal". Also, happens to Sid, Gabriela and Gerald in the same episode when May tries to guess what did they eat for lunch. Sid's Mom's stomach rumbled in almost to the end of the episode and the characters in "Sid's Big Idea". A Cat's stomach rumbled in the episode "Sid's Pet Project" when Sid's having one of his big ideas.
  • Used on The Simpsons when Homer and Jay Sherman's stomachs have a Growling Contest.
    • One episode features a flashback to the Simpsons as French peasants. Lisa and Bart complain that their stomachs are growling from hunger, but Marge points out that it's just two men outside speaking French.
    • Homer's stomach growled in other episodes as well.
    • Bart in "Bart vs. Thanksgiving", "Lisa Gets An A" and "Das Bus".
    • Lisa's stomach growled three times in "Make Room for Lisa".
    • Homer, Marge and Bart's stomachs growled in "A Star is Torn".
  • Greedy in The Smurfs gets this when he goes hungry. In "Haunted Smurfs", Brainy gets spooked by the sound of loud growling in a dark mysterious castle, only to see Greedy passing by him clutching his stomach, implying that it was merely the hallway echoing it.
  • Sonic Boom:
    • A female Goboba's stomach rumbles in "Guilt Tripping".
    • Sonic's stomach growls at the beginning of "Eggman The Auteur".
  • In the Sonic SatAM episode, “Sonic Past Cool”, Tails’ stomach growls while he’s hanging out with Baby T. While we don’t hear it, he does act as if it happened.
  • Sonic Underground:
    • Sonic's stomach growls in episode "Head Games".
    • Dingo's stomach growls in episode, "Friend or Foe".
  • This Happens to Eric Cartman in The Unaired Pilot of South Park.
  • Spongebob Squarepants:
    • Happened to Spongebob at the beginning of the episode "Suds".
      • Also in "Rock Bottom", while waiting for the bus.
      • Happens to Spongebob again in "Bummer Vacation".
      • And in the special "Who Bob What Pants" (or "What Ever Happened to Spongebob?") where he's stranded across the street.
    • Happens to Patrick in the episodes "Dunces And Dragons", "Smoothe Jazz at Bikini Bottom", "Hocus Pocus", "Pat No Pay", "The Donut of Shame", "The Card", "The Googly Artiste", "Rise and Shine" and "Rule of Dumb".
    • Happens to Squidward in "Squidtastic Voyage" and "Pineapple Fever".
    • This happens to Pearl in "Growth Spout".
    • Happens to Mr. Krabs in "Safe Deposit Krabs".
    • Happens to Gary in the episodes "Have You Seen This Snail?", "Fungus Among Us", and "Gary's New Toy".
    • It happens to both Spongebob and Patrick in "Waiting".
    • The Sea Monster's stomach growls in the episode "20,000 Patties Under the Sea".
    • This happens to some Worms in "Frozen Face-Off".
  • During the beginning of the Steven Universe episode "So Many Birthdays", Amethyst's stomach can be heard gurgling shortly after she gets sick from eating a really old burrito.
    • And Stevonnie's stomach growls from hunger in "Alone Together".
  • In Stoked, Emma's stomach growls three times after eating garlic in the episode "Endless Bummer".
  • On Super Why!, it happens to one of the super readers and the storybook characters. Whyatt in the episode "Tiddalick the Frog", Pig and even the Grasshopper in "The Ant and the Grasshopper" and Princess Pea in "Snow White" after a bad tummy ache. In the episodes "The Swiss Family Robinson and The Prince and the Pauper", one of the storybook characters suffered this too. Even Wolfy in the episode "The Rolling Rice Cakes".
  • In the Looney Tunes spin off The Sylvester and Tweety Mysteries, this happens to Sylvester 8 times in the span of roughly 5 minutes in the episode "The Stilted Perch".
  • Team Umizoomi
    • Geo's stomach growls twice in the beginning of the episode "The Milk Out".
    • It also happens to Little Panda Joe in the episode of the same name.
  • On the episode "Betrayal" of Teen Titans, Cyborg's stomach growled after he gave his last slice of pizza to Terra.
  • Teen Titans Go!
    • Silky's stomach growls in "Starliar".
    • Robin gets this in "Serious Business".
    • And most of everybody on "Halloween and Spice Game".
  • In the episode "Throw Your Hog in the Ring" in Timon & Pumbaa, Pumbaa’s stomach growls as Timon teases him with a bug dog.
  • Henry complains about his boiler doing this in the Thomas the Tank Engine episode "What's the Matter with Henry?".
  • Tiny Toon Adventures
    • Buster’s stomach growls while he and his friends are waiting in line for a restaurant in "Whining Out".
    • It also happened once to Hampton in "Little Cake of Horrors" where a chocolate cake was trying to get Hampton to eat it.
    • There's also the episode "Let's Do Lunch" where Furball's stomach growls. Sweetie's stomach growls at the end the same episode.
    • There exists an episode entitled "Sawdust And Toonsil" in which in the beginning, Buster, Babs, Plucky, and Gogo ride bikes and slide down a rainbow, and when they stopped, they heard a train whistle, and Gogo thought it was his stomach growling over something he ate, which was actually coming from the train itself.
  • This happens on three different Tom and Jerry shorts, all of which were coincidentally from the Chuck Jones era. This happens once to Tom in "Filet Meow", Jerry in "Pent-House Mouse", and Tom again in "Advance and Be Mechanized".
    • Also happens to Tom in "Tom and Jerry Blast Off to Mars".
    • In "Tom and Jerry: Spy Quest", Tom's stomach growls loudly as he tries to sleep after being denied a large dinner.
  • On The Tom And Jerry Show, It happens to Tyke in "Hunger Strikes".
    • And Happens to Jerry in "Curse Case Scenario".
  • Happens a lot on Total Drama Island, usually to Owen since he is a big eater and has a bit of a problem controlling his bowels.
    • Bridgette's stomach growls in "Not Quite Famous" just before she goes up on stage to do her hand stand.
    • Owen's stomach growls as does Leshawna's in "Basic Straining".
    • Harold's stomach growls on the episode "Haute Camp-Ture".
    • Gwen's stomach growls twice on the episode, "Camp Castaways".
    • Even in Total Drama Action on the episode "Full Metal Drama", Leshawna's stomach growled after drinking Chef's bran smoothies.
    • Also on "Total Drama Pahkitew Island", this happend to Sky in "I Love You, I Love Knots".
      • And Sugar's stomach growls in "This is The Pits", "Three Zones and a Baby", "Hurl and Go Seek" and "Sky Fall".
    • In Total Drama Presents: The Ridonculous Race, Owen's stomach growled in "None Dawn, Eighteen to Go", "Brazilian Pain Forest" and "Little Bull on the Prairie".
      • In Part 2 of "None Dawn, Eighteen to Go", Sanders' stomach growled after eating some chili.
      • In "Bjorken Telephone", Laurie and Miles' stomachs growled after eating a Icelandic feast.
      • Stephanie and Devin's stomachs growled from eating pork and beans in "Little Bull on the Prairie".
      • Happens to Geoff after eating some burritos and peppers in "El Bunny Supremo".
  • On the episode "I, Dude" on Totally Spies!, Sam goes on a hunger strike. Her stomach growls periodically through the episode, which annoys Clover and Alex.
    • It also happens to Alex in the episode "Morphing is Sooo 1987".
  • Kitty's stomach growled in the beginning of the episode from Tuff Puppy "The Dog Who Cried Fish".
  • Felix's stomach does this in The Twisted Tales of Felix the Cat two times (with teeth) in "Mars Needs Felix", once in "Surreal Estate", and once in "Attack of the Tacky".
    • It also happens to a millionaire when he was broke and hungry in another episode.
  • Believe it or not, in VeggieTales, this happens to Jerry Gourd in the episode "Veggies In Space: The Fennel Frontier", after having apparently eaten an alien egg that was actually intended for research.
    Jerry Gourd: [Stomach growls] Anybody got a Tums?
  • This happens to Larry the Cucumber while he is home alone in the VeggieTales in the House episode "Bob's Bad Breath".
  • Sometimes heard in Wakfu. At the start of season 2 episode 5, Yugo, Ruel and Sadlygrove's bellies are growling loudly and lengthily (even interrupting the background music), to the point Amalia complains.
  • Bobgoblin's stomach growls in two episodes of Wallykazam once in "The Switching Stone" and twice in "The Big Goblin Problem".
  • Wander over Yonder:
    • Happens to a rabbit that Wander and Sylvia pass by at the beginning of the episode, "The Good Deed".
    • Westley's stomach growls twice in the episode, "The Little Guy".
    • Wander's own stomach growls in the episode, "The Night".
    • Wander's stomach growls twice in the episode, "The Hole...Lotta Nothin'".
    • Sylvia's stomach growls in the episode, "The Toddler".
    • Sylvia pretends her stomach is growling in the episode, "The Matchmaker".
    • Lord Hater's stomach does this in the episode, "The Buddies".
    • Little Bits gets a tummy gurgle in her debut episode, "The Stray".
    • This happens to both Wander and Lord Hater in "The Breakfast".
    • Angela's stomach makes a noisy growl in "The Legend".
  • In the We Bare Bears episode "Primal", Grizz's stomach growls while looking for something to eat.
  • In the beginning of the Wild Kratts episode "Honey Seekers", Martin's stomach growls.
    • Aviva's stomach growled three times in the episode "Groundhog Wake Up Call".
  • Happens quite regularly to Winnie-the-Pooh, hence his catchphrases: "I'm rumbly in my tumbly" and "Do you have any honey?". In the 2011 film, it even appears to have a mind of its own.
  • On the episode of Winx Club, "Princess of Tides", Aisha's stomach growls.
  • On an episode of Dic's Wizard of Oz TV series, the lion hears a munchkin giggling not knowing what it was, but then he guessed it was only his stomach.
  • There's an episode of Wobbly Land where Num-Num's tummy rumbles called "Wobbly Tummy". At first, he couldn't figure out what the noise was until he was told it was his tummy and why it was doing that. After he finally ate something, everyone else's tummies started rumbling.
  • It happened a few times to Woody Woodpecker.
    • In The New Woody Woodpecker Show, Wally Walrus suffered this in the episode, "Sleepwalking Woody", and Gabby Gator's stomach growls in the episode, "Corn Fed-Up".
  • In Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!, Widget's stomach growled in the episode "A Little Help from your Friends" when she returns Wubbzy's scooter back to him.
    • Even happened to Wubbzy in "Come Spy with Me" when he disguise himself as a bird.
  • In Yin Yang Yo!, The three main characters suffered this in the beginning of the episode "Extra Cheese, Anchovies and Doom!".
  • There is a Nickelodeon short where a girl wakes up to her stomach growling. Don't know the name; here's a picture of the short if anyone knows where its from: http://prntscr.com/7alp2e.

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