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"You make me wish I had three hands!"

Beavis: Check it out, Butt-Head! This chick has three boobs!
Butt-Head: That's pretty cool. How many butts does she have?

Any female character with more than two breasts. Term originated (or at least popularised) by The Funday Pawpet Show's Simba, whose character Arthur Bronswager sings the parody song "Total Recallin'" which contains the line "The best part was the girl with three breasts."

This is quite common in parts of the Furry Fandom, mainly due to this being Truth in Television for most mammals. It's worth noting that this is almost exclusively done with female breasts—you'll probably never see a male furry with more than two nipples (unless he is transgender or intersex with breasts, or for other reasons we'd rather not elaborate on), even if he's in the same drawing as a female with more than two.

If it's a male character with extra equipment, you've got a Triple Nipple.



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  • In the Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi manga, during the horror film chapter, Mune-Mune turns into a "monster" with several dozen breasts.
  • The goddess(es) of the dead world in the manga, Gokurakumaru.
  • Rinko grew four more during mid-transformation into a cow in Yondemasu Yo Azazel San.
  • One Kirby 4Koma depicted a hypothetical female member of Kirby's species with three pairs of breasts.
  • Space Dandy: Some of the more alien waitresses at BooBies are this. Dandy wants them anyway.



  • White Sheep (RWBY): Nora implies this in order to pass as a Faunus. When someone asks her to show her Faunus trait, she covers her chest and calls him a pervert. Then she claims to be a cow Faunus, and everyone tries to avoid looking at her chest.


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    Films — Live-Action 

  • The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy makes periodic references to Eccentrica Gallumbits, the Triple-Breasted Whore of Eroticon VI. Rumor has it that her erogenous zones start several miles out from her body.
    • The DC Comics adaptation of Life, the Universe, and Everything takes "triple" literally — instead of having three breasts like the woman from Total Recall, she has three pairs.
  • Discworld
    • In Feet of Clay, when Cheery notes about how hard it is to be openly female and a dwarf, Angua (a werewolf) muses internally that at least she doesn't feel like she should be wearing three bras sometimes.
    • Way back in Equal Rites, a caravan-trail from Zemphis to Ankh-Morpork runs past a mountain called the Paps of Scilla. Speculation about the lady it's named after are centered on this trope, because it's got eight peaks.
  • The Uplift Universe provides us with the Tymbrimi, fox-like empaths with four breasts (derived from ancestral nipples). They can also make themselves appear more like other species (including humans) through some odd biological process.
  • The novelisation of Total Recall (1990) was not Piers Anthony's first encounter with extra boobage; a minor character in Mute is a three-breasted mutant.
  • "Der Butt" by German literature nobel laureate Günter Grass has Aua, the three-breasted "ur mother". Ur Daddy scares the surplus breast off.
  • The Woof Writers, a werewolf couple in Robert Asprin's Myth Adventures series, say that this is how they can tell tourists dressed up as werewolves: they only have two breasts. The main characters consider this Too Much Information.
  • Among the Ursine Aliens of the Hoka series, the females have four breasts. This can pose tailoring challenges, depending on what costume is appropriate to whatever fiction she's currently living.
  • In a variant, one local goddess mentioned in John Brunner's The Traveller in Black is depicted in statuary as a woman with hundreds of nipples all over her body.

    Live Action TV 
  • One episode of The Young Ones started off with Neil dreaming he was on a Dallas-style TV program, opening credits included. When the "credits" showed cast members of this imaginary program, listed actresses' roles included the Dumb Blonde With Big Tits, the Dumb Blonde With Big Tits Who Drinks Too Much, and the Big Blonde With Dumb Tits, who had breasts on the front and back of her chest (total of four).
  • Gene Roddenberry originally wanted Deanna Troi to be of the four breasted kind, but his wife convinced him that it would be a bad idea.
    • Mentioned (to an alien ambassador) in another episode by Captain Picard about how the women of a specific planet had "three of them".
  • In a variant, Nursie from Black Adder II made herself a cow costume with three udders.
  • Angel. A triple-breasted hooker is seen in a demon brothel in "Couplet". Unfortunately she also has a Glasgow Grin. Yeesh!
  • In one episode of Red Dwarf, Cat is examined by the ship's doctor, who points out his non-human status to the captain by calling attention to his six nipples. This leads to the following exchange:
    Captain Hollister: I wonder what the female of the species is like.
    The Cat: Pretty easy to please in bed. Especially if you play the piano.
    Lister: Imagine making love to a woman with six breasts.
    Rimmer: Imagine making love to a woman.
  • In The Big Bang Theory episode "The Eggsalad Equivalancy", Sheldon spills the beans to HR about Howard's using University funds to construct a 'six breasted sex robot'.
  • Frasier: Roz's Star Trek obsessed unwanted admirer sends around an office petition for the producers to introduce the character of Rozalinda, the four breasted Space Vixen and ruler of the planet Rozniac. When Frasier compares the tribute to Robert Browning's poems to Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Roz asks if Browning ever wrote a poem giving Elizabeth two extra breasts.
    • During The Stinger, Roz receives a gift - a multi-boobed bra. When she puts in on in amusement, her co-workers outside the booth start bowing, saying (as anyone with any level of lip-reading can see), "All hail Rozalinda!"
  • In the How I Met Your Mother episode "Trilogy Time", Barney Stinson plans on inventing "back boobs".
    Barney: The visual stimulation of missionary meets the emotional detachment of doggie style.
  • In the Mystery Science Theater 3000 riff of Werewolf, Crow comments that big boobed Werewolf!Natalie will probably have three rows of breasts. Servo gives a combination Squee! / Squick noise, saying, "I don't know how to feel about that."
  • The Super Beast, Unitang from the Toku show Ultraman Ace is a Monster who's body possesses EIGHT breasts altogether.
  • One episode of Married... with Children has Al Bundy mention his fantasy of being with an alien woman with three breasts. When asked what the third breast is for, he says it's on the back... for dancing.
  • Desiree Dupree from American Horror Story: Freak Show. What made her a freak was not only having three breasts, but also being a fully-functioning hermaphrodite. Or so she thought. Turned out she had a hormone imbalance that caused her to grow a third breast and an elongated clitoris.
  • Invoked in the second season of Game of Thrones, when Varys mentions to Tyrion Lannister that the favored deity of the Summer Isles is a fertility goddess with sixteen breasts. Tyrion, being a notable lecher, jokingly suggests that they should abandon their soon-to-be besieged city and sail away to the Summer Isles instead.
  • On Legends of Tomorrow, Mick writes a sci-fi romance novel where the heroine's a Purple-Skinned Space Babe with three breasts. In the episode "Tagumo Attacks!!!", he uses a Reality Rewriting book to bring said triple-breasted space babe to life and has sex with her. Afterwards, he considers a revision to his novel: "I was thinking about a fourth boob."
  • Implied in the pilot episode of Star Trek: Enterprise, when Mayweather mentions that he's been to the planet Draylax.
    Trip I heard the women on Draylax have—
    Mayweather: Three. Yeah, it's true.
    Trip: You know that firsthand?
    Mayweather: Fisthand, secondhand... thirdhand.
    Trip: I guess growing up a boomer has its advantages!

  • As mentioned above, the parody song "Total Recallin'" with the line "Da best part/Was da girl with three breasts."
  • According to Busted's song Year 3000, in the future triple breasted women go around naked.
  • This Gossip poster for "Afterparty".

  • There are a number of ancient cultures, such as the Inca, which depicted their fertility goddesses as having multiple breasts. Scholars have debated whether the Ephesian statues of the goddess Artemis have multiple breasts as well, but the more accepted view in recent years is that the breast-like objects on the statues are part of the goddess's costume.
  • Hindu goddess Meenakshi had three breasts at birth. She loses one of them when she meets her husband, Shiva.
  • Some versions of the Amazon legend depict these warrior-women as inverting this trope, amputating one breast so it won't get in the way when they draw back a bowstring. As women who practice archery today don't have any such problems, feminists have suggested that the depiction is due to men being uncomfortable with the idea of strong women, and therefore an Amazon has to give up part of her womanhood for strength.

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  • The Dilbert strip for January 18, 2012 had Wally join the Top 1% Club and express his pleasure at seeing a female member with three breasts.


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  • An occasional motif of followers of Slaanesh, the Chaos God(/dess) of Pleasure in Warhammer Fantasy and Warhammer 40,000. One iteration of the models for the Daemonettes had anywhere from two to six breasts apiece. These were later changed back to more "traditional" styles (which could have zero, one or two breasts, most commonly one), to... mixed reactions. The Greater Daemon "The Keeper of Secrets", however, seems to commonly have six.
  • In Dungeons & Dragons 3rd Edition, female gnolls were depicted as having six breasts. This is a bit odd, given that gnolls are supposed to be humanoid hyenas, which unlike canines or felines only have a single pair of mammary glands.
  • FAPP (NSFW) has the Multi mutation, which can be applied to your breasts or any other body part. The rules for it are: "If you use this Asset multiple times during your turn, the second and any subsequent uses gain Advantage. If this Asset is attacked multiple times in the same turn, the second and any subsequent attacks gain Advantage. Attempts to remove this Asset instead remove this Mutation."

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  • Yoki and this is justified because she is actually they, a set of conjoined twins and their bodies didn't completely split nor quite completely fuse, leaving them with four breasts, two arms (one for each of them), and four legs.

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    Real Life 
  • In 2014, a woman named Jasmine Tridevil claimed to have gotten cosmetic surgery to add a third breast, but it is now believed that the story was a hoax.
    • That being said, the medical conditions polymastia and polythelia, while they occur rarely in humans, do evoke this trope, although due to such conditions only forming on Milk lines for mammals (Armpit to hip on either side), the page image is very much Artistic License – Biology .
  • An accessory breast or polymastia.


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