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Film -- Animated

  • Shrek: "That'll do, Donkey, that'll do."


  • In My Dark Vanessa, Vanessa's parents adopt a yellow Labrador puppy whom her father names Babe, because she looks like a piglet with her fat belly and pink nose.

Live-Action TV

  • Married... with Children: In "T*R*A*S*H", Al taunts Griff, "That's a good one, coming from a guy whose girlfriend starred in Babe."
  • In an episode of The X-Files, of all places, Scully does the "Baah-Ram-Ewe, Baah-Ram-Ewe" when she and Mulder have to struggle through a crowded pigpen when sneaking toward a farmhouse of suspects.
  • In the Broad City episode "B&B-NYC," Babe is one of the "kickass DVDs" Trey brings to cheer up Abbi after she's robbed.
  • Gilmore Girls: after Emily stands up to her mother-in-law, Lorelai says to her, "That'll do, pig."

Web Original

  • The Nostalgia Critic:
    • At the beginning of his review for Star Trek: Insurrection, Critic goes over First Contact and says contact was made by "the farmer from Babe".
    • At the beginning of his his review for Gordy, he accuses the movie of ripping off Babe before discovering that Gordy actually came first. Near the end, he nicknames the film "Pig in the Shitty".
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    • In his review of Mad Max: Fury Road, Critic mentions Pig in the City as part of director George Miller's resume.
    • In his review of The Black Cauldron, the Critic thinks that the Horned King's voice, provided by John Hurt, is supposed to sound threatening, but just sounds too funny to be so when using certain words, like "pig".
      Critic: I just keep expecting to see him in Babe, like (as the Horned King) "That'll do, pig. That'll do. Now die."

Western Animation

  • Family Guy:
    • In "Peter's Two Dads", Peter says goodbye to Meg with "That'll do, pig, that'll do."
    • In "Airport '07", the mouse chorus appears on a time card reading "Three weeks later..."
  • Futurama: In "Overclockwise", after Cubert Farnsworth once again snarkingly punctuates a sentence with a pig snort, Judge Ron Whitey bangs his gavel and says, "That'll do, pig."
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  • At the end of the Gravity Falls episode "The Time Traveler's Pig", Mabel uses her new pig, Waddles, to get revenge on Robbie. As he watches, Dipper says, "That'll do, pig. That'll do."
  • The Simpsons:
    • In "Bye, Bye, Nerdie", Milhouse says of Francine, "Who does she think she is? Babe: Pig in the City?"
    • In "Bart Has Two Mommies", the pig who played Babe resides in an animal retirement home.
  • South Park: At the end of "An Elephant Makes Love to a Pig", Cartman says the "That'll do" line to his pet pig for birthing a breed of Mr. Garrison-like piglets.

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