A Gasshole is a character in a series who is known for being, well, gassy. The humor may focus on the frequency with which this person farts/belches, or the magnitude of their emissions, or their shamelessness about it. If they use their, ahem, talent as a form of attack, the trope is Fartillery, and if they meet their match it's Farts on Fire.
A blatant example of Toilet Humour.
Although female examples have become common enough that this is no longer an Always Male trope, most examples will be men (see Beauty Is Never Tarnished). Women who are depicted as Gassholes will usually be The Lad-ette, or at least a tomboy. Another type of female Gasshole is the classy lady or girly-girl type who lets out a very unlady-like belch or fart as a comedic gag.
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Anime and Manga
Gasser/Heppokomaru in Bobobo Bo Bobobo. However, this is treated like any other power in the series, and the fact that his attacks are farts is hardly ever addressed after his first major appearance.
In Eyeshield 21, flatulence is one of the many bad habits of Otawara.
Played in a surprisingly serious manner by those affected by The Virus in Gyo.
In DNA˛, a shy and sweet gym practitioner named Kotomi Takanashi has an unusual disorder: she farts when she's nervous. (And in the manga, her farts are epic.) So she tries to solve this by bonding with her friend Junta Momonari aka the main character, an Unlucky Everydude who throws up when he gets aroused.
Bacterian in Dragon Ball. A large, smelly, strong, yet fat martial artist who fights with disgusting moves. One of the moves he is most remembered for is his "Surprise" move, where he sits on his opponent, farts on them, then rubs his buttocks on them, leaving them to grovel in the horrendous stench.
Veku, Vegeta's and Goku's failed attempt at merging into Gogeta, can only attack with his flatulence. This, as well as his bouncy fat feature, are the only things that make him useful.
Iggy the dog in JoJo's Bizarre Adventure is known to cling to the faces of people he doesn't like (nearly everyone) and fart. This turns into Fartillery in the fighting game as he does this as his throw, and he has a super version that looks and acts similar to Akuma's Raging Demon.
Himawari!! features Momota, a cute animal sidekick who frequently attacks with his gas. As well, at one point, as using his backside as a watermelon-seed machine gun
Hiroyuki, Fuusuke's pet penguin, from Ninku is known for releasing explosive farts, though only in the anime version.
In the manga, Toji is this.
Keroro Gunsou: Tamama has farts vastly more potent then a normal Keronian, which he is quite proud of, and uses them as an attack on a few occasions. He also can use them to increase his swimming speed.
This is really only in the anime not the manga.
GeGeGe no Kitaro has Nezumi-Otoko, whose only real abitilty other than his bad breath and body odor is farting.
Gokudo's farts are smelly enough to empty a bar. This later becomes a Chekhov's Skill, when he hasto wake his companions from a sleep spell, during other events as well.
Kaiketsu Zorori: Ishishi and Noshishi have strong gas, and Zorori uses this when needed, to power machines and spacecraft. (That's not to say that Zorori's farts can't power spacecraft too, though.)
Brook from One Piece in spite claiming to be a gentleman he tends to burp and fart in front of people with little shame about it,especially after he eats.
Hare from Monster Rancher. While fart jokes weren't that common in the anime, it's worth noting Hare had a monopoly on them, thanks to his Gas attack. In fact, the move is much stronger in the anime than in the games; in the anime, he's first shown using it in a tournament. Not only does it knock out his opponent, Tiger, but the referee and many of the spectators also pass out from the smell.
In addition to the smell, it's also shown to have a lot of force as well. A few episodes later, the hot air balloon the gang is riding in starts to go down. Hare manages to single-handedly bring it back up by using his own hot air.
In Harry Potter and the Champion's Champion, when Harry and Hermione started a relationship shortly after Halloween Hermione got Ron to sign a "jealousy contract" which was charmed to cause uncontrollable and untreatable flatulence whenever he became jealous of either of them for any reason. This eventually became such a problem that Hermione had to cast a switching spell on the contract so that his farts were rerouted to destinations other than Gryffindor Tower. (By then, Harry and his other dorm-mates had become very very good at air-freshening spells...)
Plenty of this film series' humor comes from Shrek's bodily functions. During the opening sequence Shrek leaps into a pond, lets out a massive fart, sighs with relief, and tries to feign innocence as a few bubbles rise up behind him — followed by a dead trout! Also, "Better out than in, I always say, eh?".
Donkey: Whoo, Shrek, did you do that?! Man you gotta warn somebody before you just crack one off; my mouth was open n' everything!
Shrek: Believe me, Donkey, if it was me, you'd be dead!
And the fairies captured in jars wished they were in the opening sequence of Shrek 2!
Pumbaa the warthog from The Lion King is implied to be an outcast due to his flatulence. This quality was played for cartoonish comic effect in the spin-off series, Timon & Pumbaa.
Aunt Fanny from Robots not only participated in a farting contest, she managed to KILL A STREETLAMP.
In Tropic Thunder, Jeff Portnoy (Jack Black) is famous for a series of movies in which he plays an entire family whose humor seems to be entirely fat jokes and lots of flatulence.
Likely a parody of Eddie Murphy's latest movies. Cletus Klump in The Nutty Professor is such an example that he provides the page quote.
This was the defining characteristic of Devlin Bowman, the Big Bad of Master of Disguise. Not Brent Spiner's finest role. Disturbingly enough, there seems to be an implied aversion of No Dead Body Poops in the ending...
Cholly the chalicothere from Ice Age, whose flatulence was so loud it was mistaken for a mammoth trumpeting.
Not to mention that he uses his farts to propel Scrat into the air in the game.
Ed, from Shaun of the Dead is a "silent but deadly" variant: "I'll stop doing it when you stop laughing."
The strangely flatulent Sir Bedevere in Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Although his gas isn't a common source of humor after that; the funny part is more that that's the only thing he has to distinguish him by, when the other knights are called things like "brave" and "handsome."
The 1984 film Night Patrol features among its characters a flatulent midget police captain.
In Who's Your Caddy?, a big guy in a kilt cuts loose a longfart. He must have really held that one in for a while!
Cletus Klump from the remakes of The Nutty Professor more than counts. Aside from being the one with the privilege of giving us one of our two page quotes there, he openly demonstrates his gasshole tendencies on both family dinner scenes in the first movie, resorting to deliberately breaking wind and utterly destroying any tracks of conversation that preceded it. Much to Ernie Junior's vast amusement.
In Hotel Transylvania the Invisible Man farted while standing right behind the Mummy, leading to frantic denials from the latter.
Mulch Diggums from the Artemis Fowl series, or dwarves from that series in general. It's justified because dwarves burrow by eating their way through soil and, to not put too fine a point on it, expelling it out the other end as fast as they swallow it. This means that they can build up a lot of trapped air in their digestive systems, which are also specifically designed to be one-way only. A "back-up", where the trapped air rises back out their mouth, could have fatal consequences.
Mr. Mulclar, the door repairman from the Garrett, P.I. novels, is an otherwise-nice man who seems oblivious to how his cathedral-clearing flatulence drives people away.
Some of the characters in Dinoverse end up as large herbivorous dinosaurs, who pass a great deal of gas as part of their digestive process. Aware that this could happen, Bertram tries just not eating, which doesn't work so well. He does have to eat, and the others are predictably appalled. Later, separated from the group, he decides that since he's too cumbersome and slow to search effectively it's best if he eats a lot and stays in one place, lets nature take its course, and wait for the others to find him.
Live Action TV
The Slitheen in Doctor Who, due to something or other to do with how they compress themselves into their disguises. Well, the extra material has to go somewhere.
The natives of Tersurus in the Comic Relief special Doctor Who and the Curse of Fatal Death communicated via controlled flatulence. They all died when one of them discovered fire.
The yeast sock puppets on Good Eats; just like real yeast, they do nothing but eat, multiply, and pass lots of gas.
Subverted in the episode "Drew Blows His Promotion" of The Drew Carey Show, where Drew shows a safety video he made to his company's Board of Directors which apparently featured him passing gas loudly every few seconds - however, the fart noises were actually added as a birthday prank by one of his friends. Then played straight later when Drew meets with the Board again to explain that the video was a prank, but is struggling not to actually pass gas while he's talking, because he had previously eaten a rotten tofu cake.
The Fast Show had the character of Bob Fleming, a TV host with a persistent terrible cough. Different sketches introduced his friends with similarly distracting tics, one of whom was a woman who continually belched and farted.
When his attractive sister shows up, she clears the deck. "I've been holding that one in since I got on the boat!"
Continuously defied in a Saturday Night Live sketch, Bean Cafe, where Tom Hanks is the proprietor of a café that sells nothing but beans. The entire premise of the sketch is that it neatly avoids every single fart-joke it sets up. As the old rhyme goes "Beans, beans, good for the heart. Beans, beans, great for your heart!"
Customer: (sniffs) Alright, who did it?
Customer: Who went and made my favorite pie again?
Comedy/experimental musician Flatulina, whose only album credits her with "lead flatulence." A sort of Running Gag on the album is that she frequently winds up "holding a note" longer than one would expect. CD copies also include a DVD, featuring interviews and such during which she openly farts without shame while the interviewer attempts to ignore it. It's not the only type of humor in her music (some of the tracks don't feature any farting at all), but it's certainly the most frequent and obvious.
Kapura from BIONICLE produced fiery gas-clouds of flatulence, which propelled him forward. This detail was only ever seen in the Mata Nui On-Line Game, and was to be mentioned in the canceled Legend of Mata Nui video game, so its place in the canon storyline is dubious. After the story turned serious, it is doubtful it will be ever brought up again.
In Donkey Kong 64, one of Chunky Kong's most powerful attacks is a giant belch that, in the form of a circular green shockwave, kills any enemy it hits, including some that can't be defeated in any other way.
Donkey Kong Country 3 had a giant living barrel named Belcha as its first boss. To defeat it you had to throw things into its mouth and make him burp himself off the edge of the level.
Sloppy Sims in The Sims series and Sims with the "Slob" trait in The Sims 3 burp and fart randomly.
ALL the monsters in Rampage: Total Destruction burp and/or fart after consuming people.
In the original Grand Theft Auto game, there is a button to honk the horn while driving a car. If you press it while your character is on foot, he burps or farts.
Boogerman makes heavy use of this, as the titular character is a super-disgusting individual who uses super-powerful belches, farts and boogers as weapons.
Occurs often in fighting games, bonus points if the character is also morbidly obese (ie: Earthquake, Chaos, Bo'Rai'Cho etc). The same characters tend to also hurl other bodily fluids on command, which may stun, slip or just dissolve the recipient.
The Stenches in the Crash Bandicoot games, are bird/skunk hybrids known for their huge bursts of concentrated stink in their enemy's direction. They do not qualify as fartillery as they're not actual farts. In ''Crash Mind Over Mutant, though, their special attack appears to come from their rear.
Oddworld features a weaponized version in the form of a green cloud that can be possessed and detonated on command.
Ayanah fromPawn. Not only does she fart several times throughout the series, they're also usually comically exaggerated; they have been shown to be capable of echoing throughout the entire dungeon and were even (accidentally) used as Fartillery.
Germaine of Neurotically Yours chugged down a bottle of the titular soda in "Gas-E-Pop" and burped constantly for the remainder of the short. Since then, she has been known to burp randomly out of the blue (and again with soda in the A-Kon Convention episode).
Nate, of the school Underdogs at Whateley Academy in the Whateley Universe, has this as his superpower. His codename is Miasma. What more do you need to know about him?
While in the original I Luv Halloween amerimanga, Moochie's "cabbage poot" is an almost blink-and-you'll-miss-it joke, the youtube animation turned it into a 20 second long EXPLOSION that leads one to wonder just what the heck she ate for breakfast that day.
Obscurus Lupa farts so often that Allison Pregler, her creator and performer has been called "the Peter Griffin of TGWTG."
Rod from The War Comms is a big fan of farts, often using them as a weapon against the stuffier sockpuppets. Mittens is known to let one rip from time to time, too.
Timothy Bishop, AKA NintendoCapriSun, has a notoriously active digestive system. Although he eventually started editing his burps out of his videoes, he still leaves in several farts. In his collaborations with The Runaway Guys, it leads to several more jokes about his farts.
The Fartmeisters an interactive story on Writing.com about a mother and her two daughters living their lives with their powerful and frequent farts. Its mostly Played for Laughs, but also has a bit of a more serious undertone with them having trouble fitting into society because of their condition.
Wanda a character that only appeared in the episode Just the 2 of Pus. She works at a psychic and a skin doctor. She is also very flatulent and makes the smoke affects for her psychic seances with her farts, which she does several times through out the episode.
Gonard from Kappa Mikey is also a constant source of gas-themed humor, featuring such gags as him accidentally blowing up a house with a fart. (the same episode mentioned that medical science used the term "Gonard's Syndrome" to describe explosive flatulence) Mitsuki, however, whose own fart echoed throughout the galaxy after she accidentally ate some ice cream with novelty farting powder on it.
Family Guy's Peter Griffin, the King of the Fart Joke. Not only Peter uses his farts at will (mostly to abuse Meg), but in a cutaway gag, he had a farting contest with Michael Moore and the two basically "created" music out of it.
Notable moments include the very first episode, where he tries to retort Hailey's jab against gun laws with a fart. In "License to Till", he farts while hugging Francine. In another episode, he proudly farts on her while the two are in bed. In "Honey, I'm Homeland", he lets out a silent fart while talking to his family.
At one point, he eats an entire bag of Doritos and "shares" it with Hailey by burping loudly and blowing his burp in her face. Several episodes also indicate that he enjoys either the smell of his farts or the feeling of releasing them.
Stan:"Sorry I took so long, I farted while pulling into the drive way and I just wanted to enjoy it for a while"
Roger would also be included in this category. At one point, he farts a lethal gas during the middle of the night, prompting the whole family to leave their residence and stay at a hotel for a week.
Francine can also be included.She once lets out an enormous belch after chugging an entire liter of soda. She also farted in bed in the episode "Stan Time", and in episode In the episode "Of Ice and Men", she farts which unintentionally activates Stan's password recognizer to enter a hidden passage in the house and again in the same episode when she was confronted by Clifford asking for the same password.
Clifford:" Stop, maiden woman! No further shall ye venture without the password."
Clifford:" Ugh! What in God's name is wrong with you?"
Francine:"I thought that was the password."
Clifford:"It's not a word. It's a terrible, terrible abomination."
Stan once notices that she often lets out silent, yet non-smelling farts in the episode "Shallow vows".
In Animaniacs, Wakko Warner was a Gasshole as well as an Extreme Omnivore and Big Eater. He once belched The Blue Danube in Symphony Hall, and was a general provider of dozens of burp jokes throughout the run of Animaniacs. His Symphony Hall performances, under his alter ego of "the Great Wakkorati", were always based on this and ended with him bowing and repeatedly declaring, "Excuse me!"
Pumbaa of The Lion King's quality was played for cartoonish comic effect in the spin-off series, Timon & Pumbaa.
Kim Possible: One would think Kim's friend and sidekick Ron Stoppable, with his primarily Bueno Nacho-based diet, would be an absolute fart machine...but aside from a passing (no pun intended) reference in "Ron Millionare", you'd be wrong. His mole rat pal Rufus, however, rips a horrendous one after gorging himself on kibble in "Adventures in Rufus-Sitting", and is chided for burping when Ron wishes to impress Zita Flores.
Kim: Hey, you don't tell him to cut out the gross stuff when I'm around.
South Park has Terrance and Phillip, who are basically farting machines. The entirety of their Show Within a Show is finding some way for one character to fart in the other's face.
Cartman's no slouch in the fart department, and neither is Randy Marsh.
Granma-ma from Duckman, who was in a vegetative state and could only communicate through farting.
Stimpy of Ren and Stimpy was very flatulent from time to time. In one episode he forgets what a fart is and calls it his child because it came out of his butt. Given that it was Ren and Stimpy, the fart actually is sentient.
Giant powerhouse superhero Powdered Toast Man is associated with his own brand of "powdered toast", which is made when he takes regular toast and releases a loud, long fart on it.
Don't think that Ren wasn't a Gasshole from time to time... he did make bubbles in the bubbles in the bathtub in a couple of episodes... and not with his mouth!
Robotboy: Gus Bachman-Turner. But he meets his match when Santa Claus (who is actually revealed to be extremely buff in that episode) presses his butt into an open present, lays a tremendous fart, and gives it to Gus. The stink burns Gus's eyes and leaves him smelling like Santa for months, which isn't nearly the punishment his present got, who had to take it head on.
Yvon of the Yukon has the titular character, Yvon Ducharme, who not only never bathes, but also farts frequently. At one point, someone tried to use CPR on him, and the chest compression casued Yvon to fart, which caused his would be rescuer to pass out.
Maurice the Maggot of Freaky Stories was continually farting. At one point he gets the "Maggot Flu", which is like the normal flu, except you also fart whenever you sneeze. That said, Larry the Cockroach was able to beat him at a fart-off.
Samurai Jack has an episode titled "Jack and the Farting Dragon". The episode is about a giant, powerful dragon who has brought a town to hell with his flatulence. While the dragon initially found joy in this, he eventually came down with stomach pains and persuades Jack to crawl inside him and "fix whatever is causing him and the villagers harm".
Jimmy's friend Carl is one. Not only was he used to fuel a burp-powered jet pack made by Jimmy, the episode in which Jimmy and co become superheroes ("The N-Men") makes him into "Belch Boy", who has sonic-blast burps.
Libby is implied to be a female variant who normally prefers to avoid burping. When she accidentally took the Belch Boy packet in The League of Villains, she initially couldn't control her burping at first, but then she quickly masters it, to the point she becomes better than Carl at using her powers, as she can burp on-cue instead of needing to drink seltzer or shake herself around to "charge up" first. Eventually, she invents a new dance with her burps.
Izzy's generally a Cloud Cuckoolander, but in the season one special "Total Drama, Drama, Drama, Drama Island", she not only lets out a very loud, deep belch, she is then shown burping so hard she creates a small tidal wave in the nearby pool. Owen is awestruck by the first, proclaiming Izzy to be a marshmallow goddess (she was eating 95 of them and washing them down with a soda at the time), but the second one makes him declare that he thinks he's in love with her.
Blainey can fart and burp at the same time with enough force to shake her bloated stomach, the room and even the camera to the point of breaking.
Sam in Total Drama All-Stars has farts that are strong enough to knock Gwen out as seen in "The Treasure Island of Dr. Mc Lean".
Sugar in Total Drama Pahkitew Island farts after falling on her face in the commercial for Darwin's Food Safari, which also happens to be part of her audition tape.
Sky. She belches right in Dave's face as he attempts to kiss her as a dare. This comes after she guzzled nearly a gallon of mineral water as a dare. She also gets gassy when she gets nervous, especially if she is around someone she is attracted to.
Fin is a belch variant. She doesn't do it too often, but she has burped more than anyone else on the show (except for maybe Reef or Broseph) and after passing the "man tests" in season 2's 24th episode, Heartbreak Hotel (and said tests actually start with her chugging soda and belching), she celebrates by cutting loose with a burp strong enough to blow Reef's and Broseph's hair & lips back, knock Johnny over and shake the room they were in. This is excellent foreshadowing of the plotline that Fin is One of the Boys to such an extent that even the guys find her too much to put up with.
From The Mask: the Animated Series, Kablamous the Exploding Man (who's somehow able to inflate and explode himself repeatedly) is defeated when The Mask affixes a tap to him, causing him to deflate harmlessly every time he tries to inflate... turning him into what is essentially a perpetual farting machine.
Double Subverted with Gunter from Adventure Time: In the Vignette Episode "Five Short Graybles" the Ice King falsely accuses him of stinky air, only to realize it was his own armpits. Later on, after the Ice King is done bathing and apologizes to Gunter, the latter gets comfortable under Ice King's arm... and cuts one.
The Flea from ˇMucha Lucha!. He farts more than else one almost constantly. he his numerous times as Fartillery. even tends burp at times too.
Pam from Archer has been shown to belch and fart a lot. She will belch openly, but when she farts it's usually while she's asleep.
Dennis's baby sister Bea in Dennis and Gnasher. Dennis has been known to use her farts as a weapon.
Kon Kujira from Grojband, as seen in "Smash Up Terby" after he pulls Trina's finger.
Rick Sanchez of Rick and Morty frequently burps in the middle of his sentences, which seems to be due to the fact that he's constantly inebriated. It's also evidently genetic as his daughter Beth can do the same, something that his alternate dimension selves take pride in.
There's always someone in each year at school who farts or burps a lot.
19th Century French stage performer Joseph Pujol, aka Le Petomane, was known for his act of using his wind to imitate cannon fire and explosives, blowing out candles from several yards away, and playing "La Marseillaise".
In his army days, he amused his fellow soldiers by, ah, imitating a waterspout. Yes, with his ass. Le Petomane is a doubtful example, actually, as he did not actually fart - he just had incredible control over his butthole muscles, which let him...suck in large amounts of air. Into his ass. Bloody Frenchmen.
Justin Timberlake, who has won the Nickelodeon Kid's Choice Awards burping contest more than once.
Cameron Diaz won the inaugural Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards Best Burp Award.
Paul Hunn, the Guiness record-holder for loudest belch.
"That woman is like a flatulence factory. The pop hits that she fires out of her mouth are nothing compared to what comes out the other end of her!"
Anybody following a healthy diet is going to become one. High-fiber vegetables and beans create a lot of gas, while sulfurous foods such as eggs and onions make it smell (fitness-minded people have said that the gas from hard-boiled eggs is a special kind of hell).
Metformin, the front-line drug treatment for type II diabetes, is sometimes called 'Metfartmin'.
Thereareseveralvideos on the internet of people showing off their belching skills. Those are only a few of the many, many, examples.
One of the more noticeable symptoms when your stomach/digestive system doesn't agree with your food. Like lactose intolerance.
Among the sights and sounds (and smells) of Restoration London was the Grub Street Farting Club. The whole point of the club was for wealthy men to compete over who could make the longest, loudest farts.
An inversion by Martin Luther is well known in Germany: "Warum rülpset und furzet ihr nicht? Hat es euch nicht geschmacket?" ("Why don't you belch and fart? Not to your taste?") Alas, he probably never said it.