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Simply put, toilet humour comprises jokes about weewees, poopoos (human or otherwise), bums, fannies, willies, boobies, other naughty bits, fluids, farts and the immolation of them, boogers, bodily functions, and various other yucky stuff. It is very popular with young children, but as they grow up, they tend to find greater amusement in more witty jokes (at least, most of them do), and toilet humour is generally regarded with great dislike from the eyes of the mature audience.
Nowadays, toilet humour is very difficult to pull off without resorting to Vulgar Humor.
Toilet humour is common on grossout shows and shows with large amounts of Black Comedy, but is not restricted to them. In a show which rarely relies on toilet humour, such instances tend to be lampshaded (Oh, just what this episode needs - a fart joke). Often toilet humour is used as filler, which results in a Bottom of the Barrel Joke.
Almost guaranteed in pretty much anything with babies in it.
Before anyone tells you humor was cleaner back in the old days, this trope is Older Than Dirt. A Sumerian proverb, dating to 1900 BCE goes "Something which has never occurred since time immemorial; a young woman did not fart in her husband's lap."
I Ate WHAT? is the trope when eating is involved. Characters that are Gassholes and most instances of Fartillery are also usually meant for comedic purposes. Compare Nose Nuggets. Can be played very lightly via Calling Your Bathroom Breaks. Humor that involves an actual toilet is often involved in a Potty Emergency (but this Trope often applies there too).
A campaign against secondhand smoke used the phrase "passing gas" instead of smoking in reference to the gases expelled from smoking cigarettes. The ads usually involved one character mentioning he or she needed to pass gas and the others would tell them to go to another room or do it outside as a narrator explained the dangers of "passing gas" in the presence of others.
Gintama has no shortage of this, with vomit being the most common form of it. The fact that they use Pixellation on it only serves to make it more amusing.
One of Kagura's first moments in the OVA has her purposefully make a scene by having herself vomit on a public street, after which she proceeds to brag about being the first Shounen Jump heroine to have pulled off such a stunt.
The Bentendo Owee arc has Shinpachi and Yamazaki compete against each other in a game of Nobunaga's Regurgitation, which is essentially Tetris, but using pixellated vomit for the blocks.
To quote his Funimation VA, most of Shin Nohara's dialogue pretty much consists of "Farty poop fartfart". The original isn't any better; Shinosuke's problem with constipation keeps being discussed and his underwear is noted to have skid marks.
Hajime No Ippo loves doing this. Especially when Takamura is involved.
It's worth mentioning that Dr Slump even goes as far as not only turning poop into a side character, but actually even giving it it's own episode.
The Sailor Moon manga often deals with this more often than the first anime does. The special editions of the manga have all types of gags like this, like in one were the 5 girls were having a slumber party and they were asking each other weird kinds of questions, like when Mina asked Raye if she's ever farted. When Raye got mad at Mina at the end of the manga, she told Mina she's never farted but that Mina does all the time. The other 3 girls then start laughing.
In an early episode of the Monster Rancher anime series, Hare and Tiger are fighting in a tournament. In the original Japanese version (as well as many foreign versions), Hare wins the fight by tricking Tiger into letting his guard down and farting on him and the smell is so foul it knocks Tiger out. This scene is cut from the American dub and instead, Hare wins by punching Tiger out.
Makoto-chan, ancestor of Crayon Shin Chan, is obsessed with poop and weenie jokes. Heck, the movie has one skit that consists of Makoto and his sister performing a play for their parents using their genitals.
Naruto had a few examples early on, namely in the second episode of the anime where Naruto drinks badly spoiled milk, then his shadow clones all get diarrhea at once, fighting to get to the bathroom. In the Chunin Exam, Naruto won his match against Kiba strictly through a fortuitously timed fart that momentarily stunned Kiba when he had enhanced his sense of smell several hundred times.
It became a Running Gag; every time Naruto farted, Kiba was always in the vicinity.
Also Naruto had a habit for stepping in Dog poop, not mention Akamaru peed on his face once.
Makes up a good deal of the humor in Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo. In particular, it's the specialty of Gasser and anyone talking about Softon (whose head is shaped like... ahem, chocolate soft-serve custard... yeah).
Sgt. Frog has lots of fart jokes. There's also a manga chapter, "The Shocking Survivalist Sergeant", where Keroro holes up in the Hinata family bathroom after an argument with Natsumi, and ends up taking a bath in the toilet.
Yondemasu Yo Azazelsan is also a prime example, what with feces being an essential part of fly demon Beelzebub's diet.
While most of the humor in One Piece doesn't rely on this, the series has its moments. For example, three of the characters (Franky and Hotori/Kotori) use farts as weapons. One of Brook's quirks is that he pretends to be a gentleman, but always burps and farts at meals. And then there was a scene in Skypiea where Luffy, Nami and some other characters were trapped in the belly of a giant snake. Luffy immediately suggested that they should find their way out through its asshole.
Kinemon is able to talk through his butt via farting.
Digimon Adventure seemed to have a thing for Digimon relieving themselves everywhere at the least appropriate times, best exemplified by the Numemon species which attacks solely through flinging its shit. Thankfully, after one final instance of a urinating angry Tortomon being a Monster of the Week in Digimon Adventure 02, the rest of the franchise has pretty much discarded this brand of humour (and whenever a Numemon appears it's never clarified that they're flinging faeces).
Not to forget Scamon who basically is a giant talking turd. There was a toilet-humour filled omake about it in the V-Tamer manga.
Episode 7 of Tenchi Muyo! shows that Ryoko has No Sense of Personal Space. By phasing through the wall of the bathroom while Tenchi's using it and being quite proud of "Lil' Tenchi". The next scene shows Ryoko pawing at the door and Tenchi telling her to stay out.
InuYasha has scores of this here and there. Most noticeably, the episodes "The Snow from Seven Years Past" where we have yellow snow and Miroku gettingpeed on in the face... Then again, it's not the first time Miroku has been peed on or mistaken for a toilet...
Levi from Attack on Titan is prone to this kind of snark. When Erwin is late for a meeting, Levi suggests it's because he's stuck in the bathroom due to constipation.
Better because it's Levi, ofallpeople, and he phrases it:
Levi: Maybe he's taking a shit and the shit won't come out.
Scott Pilgrim has countless pee jokes, but they're actually quite funny.
In issue #67 of The Powerpuff Girls, "Monkey Business" has Mojo Jojo giving up crime and opening up a restaurant. His chili is a big hit, but it's making everyone fart. Blossom, who abstained from partaking in the chili, mistakes the fart smell as a gas leak.
In My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic (IDW) #7, Pinkie Pie tries to jolt Nightmare Rarity's memory by reminding her about the time they were at the spa and Pinkie told a joke so funny it made her fart under the water.
Hivefled; mention of the "flushed" quadrant earns comment from John, and Dave comments in turn on John's name.
A fair bit in Knowledge is Power, but the name of Harry's new wizarding school is the most egregious example.
No Holds Barred: During an exhibition fight where Zeus is competing, two of the main villain's stooges stop in the restroom, which is very poorly maintained, to say the least. (The overflowing toilets are full of excretement.) Eventually, a tough guy comes and makes fun of the small endowments of the stooges.
The kids in Good Morning like to engage in pull-my-finger style farting contests. One kid eventually poops his pants.
An earlier scene also has Jar Jar accidentally stepping in what appears to be fresh bantha dung.
Jar Jar: Ohh! Icky, icky goo!
The epic campfire scene in Blazing Saddles features a crew of cowboys eating beans and delivering a storm of farts and belches. The scene was actually considered edgy in its day.
It's rather surreally subverted by the early television broadcasts of the film though, as the sound effects for that scene were removed by the censors, leaving a two-minute sequence of cowboys sat round campfires eating and periodically standing up then sitting again, while the fires flare slightly.
Later versions had horses whinnying when they stood up, which was even more surreal.
Each of the Back to the Future movies had at least one scene where one or more villains ended up covered in manure. It was kind of a Running Gag.
During a party in Amadeus, Mozart does some humorous impressions. When Salieri (in disguise) asks, "Do Salieri", Mozart launches into a snorting, gibberish-laden parody while playing "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star" that ends with a truly epic fart.
In a very unlikely place to find this trope, 2001: A Space Odyssey has a scene where Floyd is reading a long, detailed list of instructions on how to use the Zero Gravity Toilet.
Part of the reason why this works is because it's actually Truth in Television. Real-life Zero Gravity toilets are insanely complex and require a ton of training to use properly. A casual passenger would require such a set of instructions.
Shark Tale, one of many lesser Dreamworks movies that had gone for gross-out humor. One of the jellyfish had made a wee-wee joke and to what they had called Oscar.
Igor had made this kind of humor when the igor of Glickenstein's rival said that the jakoozie is not a bathroom.
Delgo, being somewhat schizophrenic in its attempts to decide exactly which demographic it was trying to appeal to, naturally stooped to a bit of this. In particular is a scene in which an animal that, though it previously averted All Animals Are Dogs, proceeded to lift its leg in dog-like fashion to pee on a man, which was apparently included for no other reason than to appeal to small children and the hard of thinking.
In The Party, Bakshi (Peter Sellers) has to take a leak, but can't find an unoccupied bathroom. Getting increasingly desperate, he starts to cross a room when the girl he's sweet on starts singing for a crowd - he stops out of politeness and writhes in smiling agony for the duration. After he finally relieves himself in the master bathroom the toilet won't stop running, and in his attempt to fix it, he breaks the tank lid on the floor, drops a watercolor painting into the tank, and floods the room.
According to Hop, jelly beans are actually the excrement of the Easter Bunny.
While not constant, the giants from Jack the Giant Slayer do fart, belch and pick their noses, forgivable because they are portrayed as being grotesque creatures.
Dark Star has a minor scene where Lt. Doolittle offhandedly mentions that a storage area self-destructed and destroyed the ship's entire supply of toilet paper.
The Jerk: Navin's dad tries to teach him the ways of the world - he points to a pile of cow crap and tells him "This is shit." then holds up a tin of shoe polish and says "This is Shinola." Navin distinguishes one from the other...then walks through the one on the ground.
Also Grouchy letting out farts while he is bathing in the sink with his fellow Smurfs.
The movie "Música de Viento" (Wind Music, or sorta), a mexican movie starring Roberto Gómez Bolańos (a.k.a Chespirito), about a man with Hoplophobia (fear of gunfires), who made him fart loudly each time he sees one. The joke of the movie it's the protagonist trying to do anything to disguise the noise, for example, open a bottle in the same time he fart.
"They can smell fear!" "That's not fear..." "Ew, I stepped in some fear!"
Of course, the base-series and its sequels also had some poo-related material, but only in a naturalistic, "animals actually are like this" fashion, like when describing the digestive process of sauropods or when the Dimetrodons shook the feces out of an Edaphosaurus carcass before eating it.
The 16th century novel Gargantua has the protagonist discuss one whole chapter what's the best material to wipe one's ass.
Rabelais loved this trope.
In Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator, in response to the grandparents taking too much Wonka-Vite, the Oompa-Loompas perform a song telling the sad tale of a little girl who foolishly helped herself to the tastiest-looking stuff in her grandma's medicine cabinet — which turned out to be chocolate-flavored laxatives... It takes up several pages.
Another Roald Dahl example is in The BFG, where the titular Big Friendly Giant explains how he hates human soda, which has rising bubbles, thus causing the drinker to burp. Burping is phenomenally rude to giants, so instead they drink frobscottle, which has bubbles that sink, thus causing the drinker to... well... whizzpopper!
Uncle John's Bathroom Reader zig-zags this. One page will have a fart joke, the next will have a scientific article on why we pass gas, and the third will have an article about something crazy like a gold-plated toilet.
In Derek Robinson's novel of the Battle of Britain, we first learn why Air Commodore Bletchley is nick-named "Baggy". Then his death is described in excruciating detail - he becomes trapped in a portable chemical toilet when the air-raid siren goes. Deciding to cross his fingers and sit it out - well, squat it out - he chooses wrongly and the whole lavatory is seen bowling across the airstrip, propelled by a hail of cannon and machine-gun fire from a strafing German plane.
Later in the book, the same, or perhaps a replacement, chemical toilet becomes the downfall of resident bastard Moggy Cattermole, at the hands of a meek new pilot he has been bullying.
In London, a much-abused construction worker lures his Jerkass foreman beneath the shaft of a half-built garderobe and then defecates down the shaft. He'd also prepared for this event by eating a huge meal some hours beforehand...
Letters Back to Ancient China, since Kao-tai (the narrator/protagonist, a time-travelling mandarin from medieval China) doesn't know how modern German toilets work and didn't want to ask. But it's still done in as good taste as possible.
The Divine Comedy, particularly in Inferno, has several passages which indulge in discussion of wallowing in feces, staring at one's own gluteus, and the like. Perhaps most famous is the ending line of Canto XXIII, frequently translated as "And he made a trumpet of his ass."
The Canterbury Tales mixes in several tales of bawdy, scatalogical humor amongst more devout tales, for example with "The Miller's Tale", which involves a gag where a man farts directly into another man's face.
The World of Poo, Young Sam Vimes's favourite book in the Discworld novel Snuff mixes a lot of this with interesting facts about the historic removal of waste and the function of the digestive system. As Old Sam says, the author has an instinct for what makes a six-year-old boy laugh until he's sick.
The in-universe author, Felicity Beedle, appears in Snuff, in which it's mentioned she's also written books about wee wee, snot, nose-picking, pimples, and a boy's (unspecified) "enormous problem".
In the autobiographical book, Further Adventures of a Grumpy Old Rock Star by Rick Wakeman of Yes fame, he recounts an anecdote from one of his solo tours in which he and his touring band had been incredibly gassy and amused themselves with their constant farting. Their bus driver apparently didn't think it was as funny as they did and kicked them off after a particularly long one by bassist Lee Pomeroy.
Both used and deconstructed in Mary Roach's Gulp, which discusses the human digestive process from spit to... poo.
Found in, of all things, [[The Bible. Yes, the holy one (but only in certain translations - the original Hebrew is somewhat euphemistic, and of course no one wants to make a poop joke in the middle of one of God's awesome feats). In 1 Kings 18, Elijah goes up against the prophets of Baal to determine whose God is true. When Baal fails to answer, Elijah begins taunting the other prophets, suggesting that perhaps Baal is simply busy, turned aside to do his business on the side of the road, and if they'll just shout a little louder, perhaps he'll answer them (naturally, he doesn't).
Live Action TV
All in the Family: The debut episode featured Archie flushing a toilet. This was cited as the earliest incident where a character performed that action on a TV show.
Series/Scrabble: In this game where contestants won cash prizes for completing fill-in-the-blank word puzzles, the classic Freudian Slip incident happened when a contestant drew two P's and slipped out "Chuck (Woolery), I guess I'll have to take a P." The audience immediately roared with laughter – since the meaning could be, "I guess I'll have to take a pee!" – as Chuck tried to compose himself in disbelief. The clip has frequently aired on Dick Clark's Bloopers specials.
Match Game: The 1970s version frequently had fill-in-the-blank statements that encouraged answering with synonyms for urinate and defecate (e.g., "The Burbank Fire Department doesn't have a hose, so when they get called out to a fire, they stand in line and *blank* on it!").
The episode "Drew Blows His Promotion" of The Drew Carey Show actually uses this trope very cleverly. Drew's friend Kate, as a birthday prank, makes a copy of a safety video which Drew filmed and adds fart noises to it, making him appear as a Gasshole. Unfortunately, the tapes get switched, and Kate shows a boring office safety video to Drew's friends while Drew ends up presenting the altered copy to the Board of Directors...
The technology that allows Raxacoricofallapatorians to pass as humans on Doctor Who requires periodic emission of malodorous gas to function properly. This is disguised in exactly the manner one would expect.
The Doctor: Excuse me, but would you mind not farting while I'm saving the world?
In Harry Enfield and Chums, Wayne is watching a Show Within a Show that consists entirely of someone reciting "Willy. Bottom. Dirty pants. Women's dirty pants." Wayne laughs uproariously at each one. (And specifically identifies the show as contemporary comedy series Hale and Pace.)
Farscape takes toilet humour and runs with it, especially with regard to Rigel's digestive system which has at various points produced exploding poop, toxic farts, and incendiary urine. There's a reason for the show's Fan Nickname of "Fartscape".
John/Rygel: I just peed in the maintenance bay!
Even Seinfeld used this, most often with pee. One episode had a plot that involved George being banned from a local gym for getting caught peeing in the shower. Another episode featured a Potty Emergency with Jerry, resulting in him getting a ticket for public urination. In one episode, Kramer was supposed to be taking Susan's parents on a ride in a horse drawn carriage, but since the horses were gassy, they had to stop the ride early because they couldn't stand the smell. One episode also had a plot involving Jerry refusing to eat at a restaurant because he caught the chef using the bathroom without washing his hands. In the episode, "The Couch," Poppie pees on Jerry's couch.
It was aired in Australia. That's just how we roll.
The episode testing the aphorism that you can't polish poo did air in the U.S., albeit with a record-setting series of bleeps.
In that vein, Beakman's World had quite a few fart jokes in its last season...but saved its segment on flatulence for the very last show. (Hey, you can't cancel us twice, right? Well...)
The Young Ones handled this trope proudly and creatively, some choice scenes involving a golf ball being hit into a toilet (while someone's on it), a 'just follow your nose' joke, Vyvyan blowing up the house with a massive fart, and Rik trying to kill himself with laxatives.
At one point, the toilet itself spoke up and made a joke.
On 30 Rock, the sketches on TGS seem to involve farts quite a bit.
Carol: There’s this one Fart Doctor sketch where Fart Doctor’s trying to figure out who farted in the spelling bee.
Liz: He who spelt it, dealt it. I wrote that! I wrote all the Fart Doctors!
One episode was set at the start of summer break - Liz finds the writing staff all staying in the office, immersed in a very competitive computer game with no one wanting to leave. Lutz proudly announces he's wearing a diaper. And since that wasn't disgusting enough, he then pulls a strained expression.
Two and a Half Men uses this rather often in Season 9, most notably the episode "Not In My Mouth" which has a nonstop barrage of vomiting gags.
The nerds of The Big Bang Theory have a bit of a field day with this when Howard designs a toilet for the International Space Station. Even Sheldon is amused, in his own way.
Sheldon: It would seem that there is no law of diminishing returns on toilet humor.
The Singaporean weekly talk show It's A Small World, normally about the discussion of cultural differences with its multinational panel, steers unavoidably into this direction when the subject of unique toilets all over the world is brought up. Considering how the Singaporean media authority has always kept a really close look at all its tv, they got away with a LOT.
Douglas: "About 20 years ago, we were shooting in this countryside area, and they built this little hut on a platform over the water... from a distance we can see everything being 'released' and dropping out the bottom..." (starts making assorted dropping and plopping noises) Mark: "Were you shooting a war movie?"
Black Books had an entire episode built around one. Bernard spends much of the episode trying to figure out why one his friends were snubbing him after a dinner party. Eventually, after searching through his alcohol drenched memories of the night before, figures it out. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=auqrV9g4JA4
On The X-Files, Mulder makes several jokes about farts or haemorrhoids.
The 2 Broke Girls episode "And the Hold-Up" has two characters get so afraid they wet themselves in public. After Caroline wets herself in the first one, the other characters tease her, until it's finally lampshaded:
Max: I don't think there are any more jokes we can make about it.
Sophie: Hey Caroline, what's that movie you're going to see rated? PP-13?
The Australian comedy series The Late Show has this as a Running Gag in Bargearse (a Gag Dub of 70's cop show Bluey) with the overweight protagonist constantly farting from eating too many pizzas. After his cop show is cancelled by the ABC, our hero is Driven to Suicide by letting loose a fart in his car and then lighting up a ciggie.
How I Met Your Mother had an episode where Marshall's son is constipated and they use the word "confetti" to mean poop, for Ted's sake. Through the magic of Narrative Profanity Filter, the result of a very messy diaper change is shown onscreen by having Marshall covered in confetti.
The Bear in the Big Blue House installment "Potty Time with Bear" pretty much operated on this when it wasn't offering practical information on children's potty training.
If you see Winston Rothschild of Rothschild's Sewage and Septic Sucking Services on The Red Green Show, then Toilet Humor will be imminent. One Running Gag was a cutaway of him reciting a slogan for his company, such as "We put the P.U. in 'pump'" or "If your nose is stinging, our phone should be ringing."
Monty Python has an audio only version of this on one of their records about embarrassment. It goes on to ask if any of these noises embarrass you. Sounds of various Squicky bodily functions follow.
The soundtrack album of Monty Python and the Holy Grail features "live" coverage of a screening of the movie at the Classic in Silbury Hills. Part of the coverage takes place in the men's room of the theater where Michael Palin describes the construct and the fixtures.
Composer Johann Heinrich Schmelzer wrote a sonata called "The Day of the Fart", where a bassoon inserts farting sounds into the music.
Punk rock band Descendents' album Enjoy! was panned by critics because of this.
Frank Zappa used this on occasion, perhaps most famously on "Don't Eat the Yellow Snow" and the Joe's Garage album.
While Ween's humor is usually either more surreal or satirical in nature, they delve into this occasionally, such as "Poop Ship Destroyer."
Spinal Tap likes a bit of the fart humor - their first live album was Silent But Deadly, while their 1992 reunion album was Break Like The Wind. The connotations of certain Tap song titles such as "Nice 'n' Stinky" probably aren't worth considering.
I'm swimming in a sea of pee I'm hiking up a big mountain of poo.
"I Can't Stop Farting" by The Queers.
Da Yoopers dabble in this frequently, including "Diarrhea" (the man wants to go on a date, but can't because of diarrhea), several comedy sketches related to farting, and even Songs for Fart Lovers.
The musician Flatulina has a rare medical condition that makes her remarkably gassy. Her only album is a collection of Christmas tunes on which she accompanies a more traditional band with her farts. Fortunately, there are other types of humor on the record than fart jokes (ie: cheery kazoo parts, a trained "fish choir"), there are a couple of tracks that don't feature flatulence, and the tracks are concise enough so they don't overstay their welcome to the point where the album itself is about 16 minutes long.
In the middle of "Body Bag" by Nomeansno, there is a recording of someone (presumably one of the band members) urinating. The outro of the song features more of this, followed by a bit of laughter.
The first album from Brutal Death Metal band Skinless did this on nearly every track of their debut, Progression Towards Evil. A couple tracks on their follow-up, Foreshadowing Our Demise, continue in this vein, but that album otherwise shifts into the Humans Are Bastards and political/philosophical themes that make up the rest of their discography.
Roy Harper's track Advertisement (Another Irrelevant Intentional Suicide) takes place in a toilet, with toilet sound effects audible in the background, and lines like "Standing there watching my member hanging there squirting the loo... Hanging there squirting the loo... Shit... standing here squirting my bloody shoe".
Gary Larson liked putting outhouse jokes into The Far Side, though he did have a problem getting them past his editors in the early years.
Inappropriately enough, the South Park pinball from Sega is loaded with this.
WhizBang Pinball's Whoa Nellie! Big Juicy Melons has a horse that's seen shooting a melon out of its posterior. Another part of the play field shows it farting onto a lit match, which launches a fireball (that doubles as a score light).
The "Joe's Diner" mode from The Flintstones ends with a large pterodactyl flying overhead and releasing a giant dropping on the diner.
The 1987 Slammy Awards: In a literal case, one of the nominees for the "Best Personal Hygiene" award was King Kong Bundy, who is seen using the toilet to defecate himself ... and it is implied he held it all in (and we mean ALL in) until his bowels finally gave way.
John Cena occasionally pulls this out for the kids.
Who can forget the time Eddie Guerrero gave The Big Show a tainted burrito, giving him diarrhea in the middle of a match, and then stealing all the toilet paper from the toilet stalls before he got in? And the next week, Eddie Guerrero sprayed The Big Show down with a hose connected to a septic truck.
Aggressively averted in Destroy The Godmodder. A certain player attempted a string of toilet humour based attacks, they were all blocked as being [expletive]
Bill Cosby's famous standup act, Bill Cosby: Himself featured a rant about how fathers are the most fun family members because they're the only ones allowed to have gas. He also discussed how his father used to blame his farts on invisible animals.
Eddie Murphy has a bit in Delirious that starts off with farting in the bath tub and ends with a turd, a cracked skull and his brother with a G.I. Joe up his butt.
Oh, Bob Saget. The comedy special That Ain't Right features lighting farts, an examination of the potential literal meaning of the phrase "fuck that shit", a man from Spain getting his head stuck up an elephant's ass, and that time where Bob got garlic diarrhea after eating at The Stinking Rose and then used it to kill a vampire.
George Carlin defines a fart in its simplest context: "Shit without the mess."
The Clouds: At one point, Strepsiades is speaking to one of the students at the Thinkery, surrounded by kneeling students. When he's told that they are studying the reaches of Hell, he's quick to point out that their "third eyes" are facing the sky.
In Gobtron, the player character's attacks are all gross-out based. Its starting attack is a Slingsnot. Later on, it gets snot projectiles, spit bubble shields, a Smart Bomb burp, and an even stronger fart.
And then there's the level select/upgrade screen, an intestine covered in cysts that expand as you "upgrade" your weapons, The "start level" shows an arrow pointing to the end of the intestinal tract.
Kuma,and by extension Panda, ever after Tekken 7 (at least) has had a move where Kuma will fart. Also, in Street Fighter X Tekken, Kuma's fart is the strongest move in the entire game. (It does % %137 damage but is hard as hell to hit)
Another Rareware example is Banjo-Kazooie. Sure, it's not to the point of Conker's Bad Fur Day, but the game still contained a lot of toilet humor. One level involves going into a sewer and has burps and farts as a part of the background music. Captain Blubber's speech sound was him burping numerous times and one mini game involves getting into an eating contest with a crocodile that burps every time it eats something. Judging by the sound effects, Kazooie also seems to fart out her eggs rather than laying them. Also, one of the random facts about Gruntilda the player can learn is that her party trick is "blowing up balloons with her butt."
On the topic of Rareware, one of the levels in Jet Force Gemini involves the player being eaten by a giant alien worm. Guess how you get out. Go on, guess.
And then there's Donkey Kong 64: one level features a giant piano that, when played, has kremlings pop out and belch. Naturally, a memory-based matching game is played using it. Also, Chunky Kong's charge-up attack features him belching loudly.
Beyond Good & Evil makes it pretty clear that Pey'j's jet boots are fart-powered, without actually saying so. Specifically, they're "fueled by a pocket of natural methane" [cue closeup on his rear end] "—just flex your abdominal muscles!"
The PC Engine game Toilet Kids is like Xevious if it were full of toilet humour. Enemies range from turtles with poop shells to toilets that shoot dungballs at you. Good thing it was never exported. Ditto for Kato & Ken, not counting its bowdlerized localization JJ & Jeff.
Most people are inherently suspicious of the Diamond and Pearl starter Pokémon Chimchar, being a chimp with flames rising from his backside, but if they aren't sure yet, the Pokedex data does the rest, "Its fiery rear-end is fueled by gas produced in its belly." Zing!
Wizkid's farting volcanoes.
The Breath of Fire series does this not once but twice, and as actual parts of the plot at that:
In Breath of Fire IV, there is a segment where one must essentially meet up with fairies...and obtain Fairy Drops. As an intrinsic magical ingredient to reforge a broken sword. And the Drunken Master of the party even comments in horror that it's fairy shit.
In Left 4 Dead 2's "The Passing" campaign, graffiti near one of the toilets reads "NO TOILET IS SAFE FROM POOPING KEVIN!"
Marshall Law's ending in Tekken 6 has him make off with the prize money he earned together with Paul and Steve by putting laxatives in their pizza and escaping while they're... out.
Metal Gear Solid made up for not being able to stand under it with being able to take piss from wolves! And this is not only comedic relief, this actually serves as a gameplay mechanic: Snake is immune to wolf attack after having wolf piss on him (the wolves will think he's one of them).
In a Codec converstation in Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, Doktor tells Raiden that in order to use a terminal, he first needs to "take a DOOMP". This catches Raiden off guard, until Doktor clarifies that he meant a digital-optical output mounted proxy.note In the Japanese version of the game, Doktor says they need a springboard. Raiden assures him that he can jump high, but Doktor tells him that he meant a hacking springboard.
In Boogerman: A Pick and Flick Adventure, you can enter toilets the way Mario goes down pipes and your attacks involve throwing boogers, burping, and farting on your enemies.
In Super Paper Mario, O'Chunks farts to fly away after being defeated in battle. There's also a Potty Emergency where Squirps needs to go to the bathroom but can't get in until you give its current occupant a piece of paper.
Also in Majora's Mask, you can use the Mask of Scents to detect fungal growths, which you can collect for potions. One such growth is on... someone's underwear.
Many MMORPG games feature "emotes" - brief animations, text, and/or sounds that let your character perform an action irrelevant to the rest of the game, such as making your character laugh, dance, or cry. It's not uncommon for such games to also include options to make your character burp and/or fart.
In the game files for World of Warcraft, you can find a handful of outtakes that weren't used in the game. One of which was a /joke command that would make a human female character say "I like to fart in the tub."
Speaking of World of Warcraft, there seems to be at least one quest per expansion that deals with...leavings. Probably the most infamous was the Alliance questline in Grizzly Hills involving Amberseeds (starting here).
In Free Realms, there was a period where you could use emotes to burp and fart. A later patch removed the fart emote, but it is still possible to make your character fart by doing a quest where the reward is a flatulence-causing potion.
Final Fantasy VII, during a cross-dress up quest, there's a man in a bar's toilet that Cloud can open. You have to give one of the medicine to help the man to relieve himself and several other toilet scenes in the towns of Rocket Town with a guy pooping in a toilet and a guy needing to use the bathroom and in Icicle Inn with a girl who punches Cloud for peeking in on her and then leaves the door closed for the duration of the game hereafter.
In The Sims, giving a Sim a "slob" trait causes him or her to burp and fart randomly without inhibition. There's also a social interaction in which one Sim invites the other to pull their finger, followed by the expected results.
Messy Sims in Sims 2 will burp and fart during/after meals. Also, the Cow mascot in University will burp in Sims faces, and some will like it and burp back!
Even the Ace Attorney series isn't immune to this. In case 2-3, Moe the Clown tells a fart joke on the witness stand if you press one of his statements. And Trials and Tribulations has even more examples, from Phoenix's obsession with cleaning the toilet to his infamous line in case 3-1:
Phoenix: Toilet?! My perfect little Dollie doesn't poop!
In Fable II, you can interact with NPCs using various expressions, including burping and farting. Done right, both seem quite popular amongst Albion's inhabitants, save for the most serious citizens. But fail these and you'll have to face the rather unpleasant and disgusting consequences.
In Fable III, this is turned Up to Eleven. Not only can you only do both in NPCs' faces, the smell of your character's farts are so potent they make the NPC pass out during the animation.
Deathmaze 5000 was a game for the TRS-80 in which one used the keyboard to navigate a block graphics maze. To save time and keystrokes getting to the end of a long straight hallway, you could type "fart", which would blow you down the hall until you slammed into the wall at the end.
In Team Fortress 2, one of the Sniper unlocks is Jarate, a jar of pee he can use to throw at enemies. It also extinguishes teammates that are on fire from an enemy Pyro.
A few days before the short "Meet the Medic" was released, the TF2 website was updated to have Medic's pigeons perched on the logo banner, and pigeon poop splattered all over it.
One server (The Snack Shack) has a custom map called "Poodoo", which is the Hoodoo Payload map, except the cart is now a cart of poop, the ground is made of poop, and the water is diarrhea.
One of Merasmus's lines is "POOP! POOP IN YOUR PUMPKIN PANTS!!!"
German mini game Pipiprinz. Based on a Real Life event when Ernst August von Hannover would get drunk at the EXPO 2000, urinate in public, was photographed by a paparazzi and beat him up with his umbrella. What the game is about? Drink beer, urinate when "full", and beat up photographers.
Pretty much the entire point of the indie Xbox 360 arcade game, Try Not to Fart, in which the goal is to hold it all in near your date.
From Dissidia Duodecim, after Kefka eavesdrops on Cloud and Kuja's heart to heart talk:
Kefka Palazzo: What's this? The brooder and the narcissist having a heart-to-heart? Oh this is rich—so rich it gives me gas! Gives me gas, I say! ho ho! (farting sound) And I give it back.
This is common in games of the Shrek franchise. Of course, given the nature of the movies they're based on...
Playing up the toilet humour to ridiculous levels was pretty much the entire point of EarthBound's infamous advertising campaign; remember, this is the campaign which proclaimed its subject to be the "first RPG with BO". The game (andseries) itself does touch briefly on it on occasion, but definitely nowhere near to the extent that the campaign implied.
Ōkami allows you to urinate and defecate on enemies. (Not as bad as it sounds. The protagonist, while a goddess, is still a dog.)
The PlayStation 2 video game Dogs Life, which was like a Grand Theft Auto game starring a dog, allowed the player to enter certain button combinations (all of which were in the manual) to make the playable canine fart, pee and poop. Taken to the extreme in that you could also make the dog pick up his own fecal matter in his mouth and throw it at people. Because of this, the game ended up with a Teen rating, despite the fact that the rest of the game is very obviously intended for younger audiences.
The obscure puzzle game Engacho! features monsters known as the "Oops Five," which will try to cover you in a bad stench, drool, snot, a mountain of feces, or a heavy bag with legs.
As the name suggests, Don't Shit Your Pants is made of toilet humor, since the goal of the game is to guide the protagonist to the restroom and get him to have a successful bowel movement.
The Pokémon series has a Vendor Trash item known as a Nugget in English and a Gold Ball (きんのたま) in Japanese. Its Japanese name happens to be one character away from a certain part of the male anatomy. Yes, jokes are made.
Sinder, one of the characters in Cel Damage, constantly mentions urine. Some of his lines include: "Did you wet yourself, or did I?", "Ah, I go pee!", and "I gotta go to the bathroom." Heck, even the intro shows him leaving a yellow puddle on a rug, while the announcer mentions that he's not house-trained.
Stage 5 of PaRappa the Rapper has PaRappa desparately needing to use the bathroom. Unfortunately, so do his previous mentors, who are already lined up, so PaRappa engages each one of them in rapping duels in order to cut in line, with all of the mentors' lines being tailored to suit the occasion of having to go to the bathroom so badly. If he succeeds, he gets to relieve himself on the toilet. If he fails, a cutscene of a rocket taking off is shown, implying that he went in his pants.
The presentation ends, and Homestar starts laughing immaturely.
Marzipan: Homestar, is there something you want to add?
Homestar: Uh, Teacher, if Spaceman makes bafroom in his pants, does he go boom?note a probable translation of this phrase is "if Space Captainface urinates in his pants, will he explode?
Homestar stars laughing, with Strong Mad and Homsar joining in.
Strong Bad: Shut up, you little worse-than-homeschoolers. Show some respect! What kind of question is that to ask a Strong Badian Hero. If Spaceman makes bafroom in his pants does he go boom. Actually a pretty funny question now that I think about it at length. I mean I've often wondered what would happen if I were to make bafroom in my pants... I might go boom!
In the beginning of the Strong Bad Email "long pants", Strong Bad skim-reads an email that is too long for him and so shortens it more to his liking, making it something of a word salad. He takes part of the message that reads, "I don't care, just get him [Homestar] some pants! Tootles!", and shortens it so that it now reads, "Some ants toot".
Strong Bad: Now there's an email worth answering. Some ants toot, tee-hee!
Early in the The Frollo Show Frollo masturbates to put out a fire, and a few other jokes that involve toilet humor are made. The toilet humor goes away as the series progresses though and it may be considered a part of the Early Installment Weirdness.
Spacetrawler introduces the Potty-bot, a robot whose sole function is to collect urine so pilots can relieve themselves without leaving their post. Much humor is derived from Potty-bot attaching itself to Pierrot, in the middle of a firefight, and refusing to detach until Pierrot urinates.
In an early strip, The Most Important Quest, the gang acts desperate, making a big deal about finding "it" in time. "It" turns out to be the bathroom. The next strip is appropriately titled Bathroom Humor.
In Two Eyes in the Dark, after a ground-shaking explosion, the Monster in the Darkness is quick to point out he was not the source of the noise, as he hadn't eaten baked beans that day. Judging by this remark and O-Chul's reaction, the Monster is a Gasshole, although this was the only time it was mentioned.
The webcomic Antics Is quite fond of using fart related humor
Ayanah from Pawn and her misadventures with spoiled rations.
Approaching wild trolls requires one to watch their step, as their toilet is... everywhere.
Great elves can be surprisingly tasteless. And the fact that they like to live in high places, while rival races prefer valleys, puts them in a convenient position to make a statement with their bladder...
If you keep watching Kapura for a while in BIONICLE's Mata Nui Online Game, you can see him performing fart-fueled jumps. He also releases one in a cutscene, which leaves his butt smoking. It was never explained how a cyborg who allegedly never eats does this, and it never comes up after the game, so it's probably Early Installment Weirdness.
A brave soul watched through several hours of footage from televangelist Robert Tilton's show Success-N-Life, compiled his often strange facial expressions and exclamations, and added well-timed farts for a video series known as The Farting Preacher. The series dates all the way to the early '80s and is still going today.
It's also expanded out a bit on YouTube, with other televangelists like Kerney Thomas, John Hagee and Kenneth Copeland getting the spotlight. Turns out, weird twitches and sudden outbursts are just something a lot of TV preachers just do, which makes a lot of them ripe for parody.
During The Nostalgia Critic's review for Battlefield Earth, after asking one of the aliens from the film how they conquered Earth despite their bad war tactics, the alien revealed his race won because they fart atomic bombs.
In his Eight Crazy Days review, the Critic gets annoyed by a scene which involves reindeer eating feces and keeps referencing it in his angry comments about the movie (at least when he isn't complaining about Whitey's annoying voice). Later on we get the "Happy Madison Audience" who laugh hysterically at the mention of "poop". He later lures the "Happy Madison Audience into a room simply by releasing excrement and then pointing it out, before throwing inside a grenade and locking the door.
Retarded64: This happens in the FIRST EPISODE... Princess Peach farts out a shopping list and it hits Mario right in the noggin. Ooooh, that's nasty. It is rather vague if this counts since it's the projectile that does the harm, not the fart.
A Brazilian meme involved mixing the digestion-helping yogurt Activia with something else leading to scatological phrases (the original was "I mixed Activia and Johnnie Walker. I'm shitting and walking".)
Most scenes in the Whateley Universe that include Miasma. His superpower? Farts. Even his friends give him grief about this. Unless he's giving someone grief using his superpower.
Obscurus Lupa seems to have a thing for fart jokes. She seems to have made them more often than any other TGWTG reviewer.
SCP-666 1/2 -J is this taken Up to Eleven. It describes in excruciating, over the top, hammy, and flowery detail about the effects on the bowels of anyone who eats it, playing it for Narm Charm.
TV Go Home featured a recurring series of (thankfully fictional) films entitled Widdleplop Farm where the hapless farmer (as played by Ralph Fiennes) was continually showered in animal faeces in increasingly ridiculous circumstances. The descriptions of his ordeal were... less than wholesome, to the extent that they Crossed The Line Twice.
Bad Lip Reading has lots and lots of toilet humour. Rick Perry pooed in space, Katniss Everdeen has the squirts, Rick Santorum thinks diarrhea is OK and once let it shoot out for half a block, Newt Gingrich went poo-poo in the egg salad, and Selina Meyer pooed into her sheets.
Terrence and Phillip's shtick is deliberately nothing but this - they were in fact created when Matt and Trey read a critics review stating how South Park was nothing more than badly animated characters telling fart-jokes for 20 minutes. They thought that sounded like a great idea.
In "Spontaneous Combustion," people are urged to stop holding in their farts so they don't combust and "More Crap" revolves around Randy Marsh trying to break the world record for taking the largest dump.
In "You're Getting Old", everything turns to shit. Literally.
"Reverse Cowgirl" is toilet humor that actually focuses on the damn toilet.
"In the television comedy world, the people are entertained by two separate yet equally important types of shows: traditional sitcoms that get laughs at of everyday situations like trying to fix your own plumbing or inviting two dates at the same dance, and animated shows that make jokes about farting. This is the latter."
Peter Griffin himself indulges on toilet humor and goes into a laughing fit whenever someone just mentions doody or a variation of it. One example of this when Peter and Joe talk about jury duty:
Joe: So you laughed when you heard there was fecal matter involved?
Lois in the early seasons of the show wasn't immune to this trope either. She would go into a giggling fit whenever Peter said anything dirty, but she slowly grew out of it.
American Dad!. Just like its sister series Family Guy, this trope's far too common to list every specific example.
Ren and Stimpy had plenty of toilet humor like every now and then Stimpy would fart. One episode dealt with Stimpy searching for his missing fart cloud, and in an Adult Party Cartoon one gag dealt with the fire chief's constipation and finally taking a huge dump and wiping himself with Stimpy's shirt.
Since 1969, Scooby-Doo has played it cozy and upon entering the scatalogically innundated 90s and new millenium, it had successfully shied away from toilet humor. Then Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated came along in 2010.
In Kappa Mikey, there was the occasional fart/burp joke with Gonard. Also at the beginning of the episode, "Live LilyMu," Mitsuki accidentally eats ice cream with some prank farting powder on it and throughout the rest of the episode, she farts several times (though she tries to hold them in), much to the annoyance of the audience and the other cast members.
Warner Bros. cartoons probably had the earliest instances of toilet humor. 1938's "Porky's Badtime Story" (remade in 1944 as "Tick Tock Tuckered") had a leaky roof that deposited rain drops on the bed on which Porky and Gabby Goat (Daffy Duck in 1944) were sleeping. Gabby (Daffy) wakes up, sees the puddle between him and Porky and gives Porky a rather irritated look.
There are a number of gags in Looney Tunes and Tex Avery's MGM cartoons built around bedpans.
A good bit of toilet humor can be found on The Powerpuff Girls, most notably in the episode "Pee Pee G's," where one of the girls is presumed to be a bed-wetter.
Phineas and Ferb has it every now and then, but one of the most notable examples is in "Tree to Get Ready", when Doofenschmirtz invents the "Poop-inator", a device that makes his army of pigeons crap on whatever target he wants them to.
Animaniacs does this with Wakko Warner and his burps and constant references to the potty.
The burping thing even became its own series of shorts as "The Great Wakkorotti".
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic has made several references to this particular biological function: in "Winter Wrap Up", when Twilight Sparkle fails to make a decent bird's nest, Rarity tries to sugarcoat it by suggesting the birds can use it for something else - and Spike suggests, "An outhouse?"; in "Sweet and Elite", one of Rarity's excuses to switch parties is that she has to "use the little filly's room"; and most notably, "Baby Cakes" has diaper changing among the many responsibilities of babysitting... and judging from the stench lines, it's for that reason.
In "The Last Roundup", Pinkie Pie has a Potty Emergency after a long train ride and uses the outhouse after Applejack.
In "Apple Family Reunion," after Pinkie Pie drinks honey straight from a bee hive, she burps out a bee.
The Pinkie Pie's Playhouse Newborn Cuties playset has a toilet included. In the ad, the girl says "Uh oh! Pinkie Pie's gotta go!", then the camera shows her on the toilet, which plays music.
The bar is set early, when Twilight is reading a book on Perplexing Pony Plagues in hopes of finding more information on The Cutie Pox. Despite the names not even being close to each other in any alphabetical index, the two she reads aloud before finding the one she wants information on are:
Lumpy Space Princess:AAAAAGH!! I'M DYING!!(flushes toilet)
This happens on Codename: Kids Next Door a few times (not just in episodes where the Toilenator is featured, mind you). For example, in "Operation: B.R.I.E.F.S.", when the Delightful Children send a hitman named Mr. White (a living pair of underwear) after Number One, and it attacks him - and he's in the bathroom - his teamates mistakenly believe his screams mean he's constipated.
Numbuh Five: Uh... You're doin' fine, boss... I'm sure you've got it in ya...
Numbuh Three: Maybe he needs a magazine...
And it gets even worse when he rushes out of the door:
In The Legend of Korra episode "The Voice in the Night" where at one point Tenzin has to chase after his son Meelo, who has apparently decided that something at the fancy party they're at is a toilet.
In fact, Meelo does this often, airbending his farts and claiming he has to poop at the worst times.
In The Aftermath when the butler opens the door Bolin is literally holding himself and says "Emergency, emergency coming through, beep beep!" WHILE running leaving a trail to the bathroom.
In "Out of the Past", Mako and Bolin are in a prison cell and Bolin is trying to relieve himself in the corner when the girls arrive. At the end of the scene Lin metalbends his fly because he forgot to zip up.
In it's previous series this was also a running gag through out the series. In the episode: The Boy in the Iceberg Aang comes out of the igloo that serves as the bathroom pulling up his pants claiming in a happy tone that EVERYTHING freezes in it. In The Winter Solstice Part 1 Sokka gets trapped in the Spirit World and 24 hours later after coming out desperately needing to use the bathroom. Again in The Fortuneteller were Aang uses the "I have to use the bathroom" excuse to see what Katara and Aunt Wu are talking about. When he gets back Sokka states he had a good bathroom break. Aang proceeds to tell what he actually did but is stopped when Sokka says "I don't want to even know!" Again in The Avatar and Fire Lord when the scene of the the flashbacks cuts to a disturbed Sokka and Katara. The scene then shows Aang get up, face them, gets in a squatting position, grunts to relieve himself then SMILES. It cuts back to Katara and Sokka. Katara asks if there are any Bathrooms in the Spirit World but Sokka states there is none from his experience there back earlier in the series. Then it cuts back to Aang who is STILL smiling and STILL squatting.
Just about any Nickelodeon show will have this trope.
Bob's Burgers veers into toilet humor frequently, like a shopping cart with a bad wheel in the toilet humor aisle - perhaps to be expected with three school-age kids in the family. One episode, in fact, was all about son Gene befriending a high-tech toilet in a parody of E.T.
Happens in Arthur's Perfect Christmas. D.W. thinks that she sees Santa Claus in the bathroom (it's actually her and Arthur's Uncle Fred, wearing a red shirt and with shaving cream on his face) so she goes to get her parents. By the time she gets back, Fred has left the bathroom and Arthur has entered and is having a pee when Dad opens the door to check D.W.'s claim. This leads Arthur to exclaim "Can't a kid get any privacy around here?!" (The answer - no - he had to put with D.W. during his oatmeal bath for his chicken pox in "Arthur's Chicken Pox" also.)
The later seasons of Superjail veer more into this than the first ten episodes (and pilot) did, with "Gay Wedding"'s climax featuring Jean and Paul being forced to reconcile by the staff- via having their sloppy joe sandwiches spiked with laxatives and the only two stalls they can use being neighboring ones.
"Ghosts" had evil spirits released into Superjail via the Warden farting them out of his unconscious body, as well as a sequence where the Warden is dragged through the sewers and explodes out of Jared's toilet (covering the bathroom in a mess that you'd expect).
"The Trouble with Triples" had the Twins wind up humiliated by their elder siblings by being fed to an alien creature that proceeded to messily defecate them out.
However, season 1 itself did have the throwaway gag in "Ladies' Night" that illustrated the Mistress' complaint about Superjail being a "stinky, dirty zoo": Several inmates are shown behaving like chimpanzees and throwing their own poop at each other.
Season 3 in general seemed to up the fart jokes and toilet humor, with one example even taking place during a fight in the bathroom stalls ("Stingstress"). "Superfail" and "Special Needs" also both had similar gags of Alice farting (and both were by the same writer), either from squeezing her legs around "Sweet Cheeks"' head or from the Warden squeezing her buttocks.
Older Than Feudalism: Flatuists, A.K.A. professional farters, are people paid to fart on command. The earliest known flatuist was mentioned by St. Augustine of Hippo in his book, "City of God", which was written in the 5th Century A.D.
One 12th-century Englishman by the name of Roland was given a feudal grant of 110 acres in Suffolk provided that every year he would, on Christmas Day, entertain the King by performing "altogether, and at once, a leap, a puff, and a fart." He and his descendants did so for 200 years.
Comedian Michael Bentine recalls his life as Intelligence Officer to an Australian bomber squadron during WW2. The Germans made a war crimes protest to Switzerland that had to be investigated at the highest levels and which led back to Bentine's squadron, who had been indenting for more than the usual amount of replacement chemical toilets, claiming the onboard lavatories had been damaged beyond repair by enemy flak. It turned out that every time the toilets got full, rather than have them drained and cleaned on return to base, the earthy Aussies had been ejecting them over German towns and cities as an additional, unofficial, weapon of war, hoping to splash the maximun possible number of Germans as a courtesy detail to go with the bombs. The Germans protested formally about noxious chemical warfare, the Swiss Red Cross formally investigated, and all RAF crews were officially forbidden to empty aircraft toilets over Germany...
Most gift shops for any rural or semi-rural destination will have novelty items befitting this trope, such as toy animals that "defecate" at will, chocolate candies that resemble the droppings of local fauna, or T-shirts with illustrations and jokes along those lines.