At some times when a group are sleeping together there is one large character who sleeps while other smaller characters sleep on their bellies. Sometimes it annoys the large character; sometimes they don't mind at all.
- In a Cheerios commercial we see a young boy lying on his father's stomach listening to his heart: "thump thump." Dad keeps his heart healthy by eating Cheerios of course.
- In FREAKIN GENSOKYO, Ha-chan (a fairy) frequently lies on Brad's stomach.
- Animaniacs episodes
- "Drive Insane" Wakko and Dot lay on Frau Hassenfeffer; Dot even tells her she's comfy.
- My Friend Rabbit: In the episode "Strange Bee-havior", Rabbit and Mouse sit on Thunder and Edweena's tummies as they figure out a problem.
- "Hollywoodchuck" Charlton Woodchuck reads a book while lying on a grizzly bear's stomach while shooting a movie.
- Rocko's Modern Life: In "Bedfellows" Rocko's dog Spunky sleeps on Heffer's stomach while he's sleeping on Rocko's bed.
- The Simpsons: in the episode "Bart vs. Lisa vs. The Third Grade," Homer gets a satellite dish and he and Bart spend all day and night watching TV. At one point we see Homer passed out on the couch with Bart lying on top of him. Bart gets up and we discover that he has left an ass groove in Homer's belly.
- A newborn baby is recommended to be rested on the mother's belly after his/her birth. It's to make the baby relax as he/she is hearing the mother's heartbeat.
- Pets will sometimes lie on top of their humans.