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These Western Animation shows have their own nausea fuel page:

  • Two words, Mega Babies. We'd honestly have a field day listing everything gross from this show, be it plot, sound effect, character design, or even music, that was not an example of this. Mostly because typing nothing is pretty easy.
  • The Amazing World of Gumball:
    • Gumball drinking the disgusting mixture in "The Ghost" to prevent Carrie from possessing his body: Darwin's rancid fishbowl water, sweat from Tobias' headband, Miss Simian's dandruff, Gumball's fifteen-day old underpants, and "fizzy fish gas" (Darwin's burp).
    • In "The Knights", Gumball tries to get Patrick to like him by cleaning the sweat from under his arms while he is jogging, and after he tells him to quit, Gumball then washes his mouth with the same rag. Ew.
    • In "The Hero", Gumball and Darwin get food from the clearance isle: a banana wilts as Gumball eats it, the meat goes rotten as soon as Darwin opens it, gets covered in maggots which hatch into flies and cover the whole screen, and the final can contains a live rat in green goo.
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    • The musical number on "The Burden" is both this and Nightmare Fuel due to its use of gross-up close-up jumpscares of live-action hair accompanied by loud buzzing.
    • In "The Menu", Richard eats so many burgers that he starts sweating butter, then lard, then eventually cheese made out of lard.
  • The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy:
    • Many of the injuries, such as when Pud'n gets an eye full of cactus and pulls it off, revealing a hideous, skinless red eye.
    • Or Billy's nose popping.
    • Or when the closing iris closes on Billy's head and a bunch of blood and snot sprays from his nose and his eye pops out.
    • Or when Billy and Mandy force Grim to resurrect the school mascot cats. That, in itself, is pretty bad, but when Billy asks one of the cats to scratch his back...his skin and muscle get shredded by the splintered claws of the undead cat, and his spinal column pokes out.
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  • There are plenty of gross out moments in the cartoon adaptation of Beetlejuice.
  • Futurama:
    • "The Sting" had a nauseating shock when Zoidberg looks down at Fry's corpse in the coffin, and you see that not only is the base of the stinger that killed him still sticking out of his belly, but the point of the stinger, which is sticking out of his back, is balanced on the lining of the coffin, and Fry's body is lodged in one position half-way down the stinger, so his whole back is arched upwards, (and stiff with rigor mortis) not even close to resting on the lining. The humorously executed shot that reveals this just adds to the shock value. And insult is added to injury when the coffin is closed, and a horrible snapping sound is heard. And just to make it worse, this was not a humorous death at all. Futurama was quite happy to wallow in black humor. Fortunately it turned out that Fry's death was Leela's coma hallucination.
    • When Leela switches bodies with Professor Farnsworth in “The Prisoner of Benda”, she accuses Fry of only caring about her because of her appearance. In an effort to prove that Leela wouldn't love him if he were ugly, Fry switches bodies with Zoidberg. This leads to them performing various disgusting acts on their date that night in an effort to one-up each other, and it eventually culminates in the two of them having sex with each other that night while they're still in the Professor and Zoidberg's bodies.
    • Bender in the first part of "Anthology of Interest II" ends up a grotesque, naked, thousand-pound blob after being turned human and going on a week-long binge. That's not the really bad part. The really bad part is when he pulls a greasy, dripping sandwich out from between his fat rolls and offers it to the horrified onlookers.
    • "Murder on the Planet Express" contains a scene where Leela unknowingly eats Fry's kidney. Even worse when you know that they're dating at this point in the series.
    • In "Attack of the Killer App", the alien goat vomiting and having diarrhea, filling their pool.
  • In only 2 episodes of ¡Mucha Lucha! there was a Gross-Up Close-Up of The Flea's rotten teeth.
    • One episode began with The Flea eating inedible things, to which Buena Girl tells him, "You shouldn't be eating that! It's bad for your digestive system!" We then cut to a sickening shot of The Flea's insides as we see him eating, with everything in his body visible, and it's animated and illustrated as disturbingly and disgustingly as possible. Words cannot explain.
  • Invader Zim:
    • Episodes "Rise of the Zitboy" and "Lice" are this when it's not being hilarious.
    • There's also the bit in "Walk of Doom" when Zim looks straight at the sun and his eyes burn and bubble.
    • "Dark Harvest". It's not even the organ theft itself, or the sight of swollen, organ-filled Zim, but the nurse's room receptionist getting her brain replaced with a cola can and spewing out soda fizz every time she tries to speak.
    • The clincher for that episode was when Zim spits up a small intestine and slurps it up again.
    • Bloaty's Pizza Hog. Just look at him. And the guy that's inside the suit is even worse.
  • The Simpsons:
    • Homer's eyes crusting over after Lasik surgery (though it becomes Nausea Fuel Retardant when the next scene with Homer {still blind from the scabs over his eyes} being driven to the liquor store by Kearney and his Gang of Bullies for Jack Daniels and cigarettes) and the wound from his ACL injury growing over Ralph's hand ("It knows you're afraid!") being among the worst. It doesn't help that the latter was a Gross-Up Close-Up.
    • When Willie strangles Homer with a pipe, and his eyeball pops halfway out of his socket (a la Mr. DeMartino from Daria) resulted in an immediate gag reflex.
    • In "Stop, or My Dog will Shoot!", Bart buys the snake where he asks for "five feet" and the pet store guy measures out the proper amount from a snake roll and, in a combination of this and Fridge Logic (if that's how it's done, how does the next snake have a head?), cuts it off with a paper slicer.
    • Season 12's "Trilogy of Error" (a.k.a the "Rashomon"-Style episode showing Bart's, Lisa's, and Homer's points of view on Science Fair Day at school) where Marge cuts Homer's thumb off, and blood keeps squirting out of the nub and Homer is trying to rush to the hospital and his digit keeps fading in color... It made him unwell.
    • The very end segment of "Treehouse of Horror V" is rather nauseating. The whole family get turned inside out by a fog (after Bart wakes up from his dream of being cannibalized by the staff at Springfield Elementary) and begans singing and dancing about it. To add insult to injury, Santa's Little Helper comes out and grabs Bart by his intestines carrying him off.
    • "The Bob Next Door". Sideshow Bob switches identies with his cellmate. Their faces come undone at least 4 times, showing off the muscles underneath.
    • Homer's "affair" with a large hero sandwich as seen in "Dial N for Nerder." So bad, the host of the Cheaters expy show said, "I never thought I'd say this, but turn the camera off!"
    • Itchy and Scratchy.
    • There was a short bit where Homer had gotten into a fight with a badger, and was left with his stomach opened, and a lot of stuff was left pulsating in there, and maybe a lung.
    • In a Deleted Scene from Treehouse of Horror IV segment, "Bart Simpson's Dracula", Bart, who's still a vampire due to being bitten, floats into the room and asks Marge what's for breakfast. She gives him a plate of dead rats. Obviously, Homer still bemoans over him having a better meal than he did.
    • In "Sweets N' Sour Marge", Springfield is rid of all of its sugary foods. Homer, desperate to feed his sugar addiction, goes into the Kwik-E-Mart and starts licking a unknown "sweet" spot found on the floor, to which Apu informs him is actually a mixture of VapoRub and blood. Homer responds to this by continuing to lick this highly toxic spot.
    • In "The Old Man and the Lisa", The scene of dead sea animals getting turned to a bloody pulp (Lil' Lisa Slurry) is really disgusting, and the worst part is when Burns tries to give Lisa some of the Slurry, causing her to start going around the town to stop recycling.
    • The beyond-rancid sandwich that gave Homer food poisoning in "Selma's Choice". Seriously, how did Homer think THAT was still even slightly edible (and he kept trying to eat it even after it gave him food poisoning)?
    • In the Treehouse of Horror XIX segment "How to Get Ahead in Dead-Vertising", we have the scene where Krusty goes through the wood chipper. What comes out the other end is a massive pile of his blood and organs.
  • The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack.
    • The scene where all the citizens of Storm-A-Long turn into hideous beings straight out of an H. P. Lovecraft novel due to Flapjack's pet rat giving them the Black Plague. Also the episode "Fancy Pants": it ends in about the same way as Mr. Creosote in The Meaning of Life (as in he explodes, spraying body parts and fluids everywhere).
    • The episode in which Flapjack finds a "baby brother" aka a common sea-gull. The creation of an able-bodied baby (because it looked deformed to him) involves Flapjack taking some of K'nuckles' parts for the baby while he sleeps and sticking them into the unfortunate bird's body.
  • Codename: Kids Next Door:
    • Pinkeye.
    • Giant chubby, shrieking mutant lice eating everyone's hair, complete with chewing sound effects.
    • When watching Op. TOMMY, think back to the last time your nasal passages were severely congested.
  • Aqua Teen Hunger Force:
    • Probably the most extreme example is the time Shake microwaves Meatwad's kitten. Believe it or not, it's actually much worse than it sounds, especially when Meatwad tries to salvage the remains.
    • Most of Dr. Weird's appearances count.
    • There's the Tree Court steno tearing off strips of Carl's skin, to use as paper.
  • In Monkey Dust, the ants in the surgical incision.
  • The creepy, acid-trip fight scenes from Superjail! would most definitely qualify.
    • Among all the carnage and supernatural madness, there's one scene that is fairly low-key but no less disgusting. When the lunchladies spoil Alice's meal in the episode "Nightshift", by putting all kinds of stuff in the dishes, from cigarette butts to snot. Don't eat before seeing the episode.
  • Ed, Edd n Eddy:
    • At one point, Ed starts sucking on a rain gutter that is filled with the usual detritus one finds in a rain gutter - that is, rotten leaves - then swallows it.
    Edd: Ed, don't talk with your mouth full!
    • Sarah at the end of "Run Ed Run". Her body was stuffed with full jawbreakers.
    • "Luck of the Ed": Ed under a microscope. It even shows a strange parasite with a monobrow living in his dandruff-encrusted hair.
    Edd: Ed, there's a new invention called soap. Have you heard of it?
    • Ed's room, a lot of what Ed does (particularly if it involves his tongue), a few things that Eddy does, and kinda the whole show in general.
  • Robot Chicken has the sketch where two guests at a filthy restaurant are served an unappetizing meal. The cook then kills a bug and places it on top. And then there's the other sketch with the booger escaping the kid's nose.
  • Any "Yuckie Duck" cartoon short from the What A Cartoon! Show overfills with this.
  • The American Dad! episode "Gorillas in the Midst" has a hungover Steve vomiting profusely, followed by Francine confirming that Steve has been drinking by licking the puddle of vomit.
  • Metalocalypse:
    • Jean-Pierre's hacked-up-by-a-helicopter body pieces being kept alive on life-support (honestly, seeing him sewn back together wrong is a relief after that) in episode one, and Dick Knubbler's eyes exploding at the end of the second episode.
    • The episode where the band drinks a bottle of bleach in order to give the illusion that they are healthy.
    • When Murderface appears as a guest star on a family sitcom, he shows up at the door holding the top half of the family dog.
  • The Mighty B! has a scene where Bessie tries to get chicken pox and goes to the length of breaking into someone's house, taking their thermometer out of their mouth and eating the massive ball of phlegm, mucus, and Zeus-knows what stuck on it to do so.
  • In Ego Trip, as if Future Fatass Mandark wasn't gross enough (being so obese that he has to be carried by a crane in his ass), his fate was awful. Losing his reign of terror causes his fat to go from his stomach to his head, popping it in the process. Nothing is left but his squishy brain.
  • Felidae:
    • The nightmare sequence where a demonic Gregor Mendel makes thousands of rotting cat corpses dance like marionettes. And then the corpses start falling apart.
    • The pregnant cat had her stomach sliced open and the fetuses spilling out.
  • Total Drama Island: The Eat That dare challenge where the players have to eat gross things, or normal foods under gross conditions, e.g. drinking powdered fruit punch mix from a toilet bowl.
    • There are three episodes with challenges that provoke this: "Brunch Of Disgustingness", "I Triple Dog Dare You" and "Chinese Fake-Out".
    • The Total Drama Action episode "Million Dollar Babies", in which Courtney and Duncan wrestle in a ball pit, and Courtney shoves a full diaper into Duncan's mouth. Duncan then proceeds to vomit out the fecal matter. Stomach of iron necessary for this one.
  • Several moments in Rocko's Modern Life qualify:
    • One particular moment in the episode "Tickled Pinky" Rocko takes his dying appendix to a carnival at one point. While they're riding a roller coaster a crazy bear who's scared of the ride clings to Rocko's head at one point ripping open his eyelids and exposing his brain inside his head.
    • In "No Pain, No Gain" a bull gets his arms ripped off while blood squirts from the stumps and you can see bones and muscle on the ground next to the severed arms.
    • In "Flu-In-U-Enza":
      • While Rocko is waiting for his appointment at the hospital a bird who's smoking a cigarette coughs up his heart and dies.
      • In that same episode Retch the hotdog rips off the top of Rocko's head with visible blood and removes his brain only to pop it.
      • We also have Retch, Hurl and Spew making "toejam tea", which Spunky ends up drinking. Rocko is visibly disgusted.
    • "Bedfellows" has the scene where Rocko attempts to take a shower right after Heffer gets out. When a shivering Rocko tries to find a towel, he instead finds Heffer's used underwear, deodorant and toothbrush, all rendered in detail.
  • Every single episode of Drawn Together contains at least one incredibly disgusting or shocking scene.
  • The Gorillaz MTV cribs skit, starring Murdoc, had some thoroughly gross moments; such as Murdoc peeing over the side of the bathroom stall and into the next one, and the ending close-up on his ass. Interestingly, this is not the last time we would see him in a thong, nor the only time he's portrayed playing the piano naked. Murdoc's an interesting fellow.
    • Murdoc's ass in general.
  • Xiaolin Showdown has plenty of this, including Clay eating a greenish, moldy piece of pizza he finds under the couch, Omi's earwax, and basically anything involving Cyclops (including Jack at one point having to change his diaper.) Also, Master Fung's feet seem to be unspeakably disgusting to the characters in-universe (other than Dojo, but let's not go there), but they don't actually look that bad to us.
  • The Courage the Cowardly Dog episode "Curse Of Shirley" features Eustace having a raincloud cursed onto him and it follows him everywhere to the point where he has fungus growing on his body. As if that wasn't bad enough, he proceeds to pluck out his own body fungus and shove them into Muriel's mouth.
    • And speaking of fungus, the villain of one episode was a sentient fungus that took control of his foot. Also, it was a mobster. And the only way to get rid of it was using dog spit. And at the end of the episode, it took control of Courage's tongue.
  • In Ice Age A Mammoths Christmas, there is a scene where Peaches pulls a huge amount of earwax out of her ear (eight pounds to be exact, according to what she sings in their 12 Days of Christmas song).
  • In Kablam, when Stinky Diver threw up in an early episode of Action League NOW!. It looked like baloney with stuff on it.
  • Danny Phantom: The one thing everyone forgets that is so disturbingly gross is Dash's underwear which is full of holes and has a smoking trail of green stink. It's so bad that Danny and the trio scream in horror. The worst part, the underwear got a close up leading to this gem:
    Tucker: I don’t know what’s scarier. The underwear, or the fact he carries them around in his coat!
    • And the purpose of the underwear makes it even more sickening.
    Dash: And when you taste defeat you have to eat THESE! [Pulls out the unspeakable disgusting underwear.]
    • And later...
    Sam: Salt. [Hands Danny, who is sitting at the table surrounded by banners and other teens, the salt.]
    Tucker: Pepper. [Hands Danny the pepper then leaves.]
    Sam: Clothespin. [Places a clothes pin on Danny's nose then leaves.]
    [Dash’s hands place a covered dish on it. Danny looks down upon it. One of Dash’s hands lifts the handle on the cover, revealing the torn, smelly underpants with a stream of stink coming out from it.]
    Dash: Bon Appa-Tighty Whitey, loser!
    [Danny lifts the underpants with his hand and looks at it. He groans as his face goes all green and his cheeks bulge with puke. Purple sickly-stars flash in front of him.]
  • Adventure Time is no stranger to gross-out comedy, but perhaps the most disturbing example from the show that succeeds in making the characters themselves feel ill along with the audience is the virus-laden video in "A Glitch is a Glitch". For those who don't want to watch it here, it's a scratchy video featuring a pale, Samara-like girl with long black hair in a dimly-lit room covered in black mold. She then proceeds to stuff her hair into her mouth and slowly swallow it whole. Though that might not seem nasty, her pained facial expressions plus the metallic, guttural choking and retching noises she makes with each swallow makes it painful to watch.
    • Also Finn's foot rash in Princess Potluck is bad enough to make Jake want to puke the two times he sees it.
    • In Breezy, the implied sex between Finn (an underage boy) and LSP (A lumpy mass with Pendleton Ward's voice).
    • In Be Sweet, Marceline cleaning her navel during her phone conversation with LSP.
  • The CatDog episode "Teeth For Two". Normally, the show didn't have a lot of gross-out humor, but this episode was pretty disgusting. We find out that what one of them does to their teeth it has the opposite effect, as Dog continues to eat garbage and junk food Cat's teeth become increasingly rotten. At one point when Cat tries to brush Dog's teeth so his (Cat's) teeth will be perfect he turns himself inside out and crawls inside Dog's mouth and we see what is essentially a skinned alive Cat with pulsating veins and his nerves and muscles exposed. Later they get into a fight and destroy each other's teeth and by the end of it they both have some pretty nasty looking teeth some of which are hanging by nerve endings, and at the end when they get teeth donations they develop a skin condition in which several boils form on their body and squirt puss.
  • The Cramp Twins is very infamous for its gross humour but the best example of nausea from this show comes from the episode "Spit Collector". As the same states, this entire episode is all about Wayne collecting spit from other people including animals.
  • Regular Show:
    • The episode "Rigby's Body" has a scene where Rigby eats a deep-fried cup of soda. Understandably, Mordecai is revolted by it.
    • The episode "More Smarter" has the scene where Rigby creates a drink called "rig juice". There's plenty of Insane Troll Logic regarding what counts as an ingredient (some ingredients are fairly benign, like soda and hot sauce; others are downright nasty, like pickle juice and sardines). It dissolves solids like apples and hot sauce bottles (which are also ingredients), and a Genius Bonus when Mordecai and Rigby are under the effects of BrainMax shows that it contains arsenic.

  • Turbo Teen: Brett's transformation is both this, Nightmare Fuel and Squick.


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