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This page contains a list of pigs in various categories of fiction, including boars and warthogs.

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Advertising mascots and AnimatronicsEdit

In literatureEdit

Name Origin Author(s) Notes
Ace Ace, the Very Important Pig Dick King-Smith Great-grandson of Babe.
Babe The Sheep-Pig Dick King-Smith
Daggie Dogfoot Pigs Might Fly Dick King-Smith
Empress of Blandings P. G. Wodehouse
Fener the Boar of Summer The Malazan Book of the Fallen Steven Erikson A god of war.
Freddy the Pig Walter R. Brooks
Gaston and Joséphine Gaston and Joséphine Georges Duplaix
Gouger, Snouter, Rooter and Tusker Discworld Sir Terry Pratchett They pull the Hogfather's sleigh (a parody of Santa Claus's reindeer).
Gryllus The Pig Scrolls Paul Shipton One of Odysseus's men who choose not be turned back into a human by the witch Circe
Gub-Gub Doctor Dolittle Hugh Lofting
Habeas Corpus Doc Savage Lester Dent Monk's pet.
Hamilton Maggie and the Ferocious Beast Michael Paraskevas
Henry the Pig Blackberry Farm Jane Pilgrim
Hen-Wen The Chronicles of Prydain Lloyd Alexander A fortune-telling pig.
Hercules Mrs. Roberto: Or the Widowy Worries of The Moosepath League Van Reid A depressed pig.
Jodie The Amityville Horror Jay Anson A phantom black pig with red eye.
Karnac Thunder Oak Garry Kilworth The villainous wild boar.
Lester Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle's Magic Betty MacDonald A well-mannered pig.
Little Pig Robinson The Tale of Little Pig Robinson Beatrix Potter
Mercy Watson Kate DiCamillo
Napoleon Animal Farm George Orwell The pig who leads the animal revolution on the farm and establishes a dictatorship.
Old Major Animal Farm George Orwell Old pig who dies at the start of the story and tells the other animals an inspiring tale, which caused them to revolt against the farmer.
Olivia Ian Falconer
Pequeninos Ender's Game series Orson Scott Card
The pig The Ass and the Pig Aesop
Piglet Winnie-the-Pooh A. A. Milne The best friend of Winnie. A tiny and timid character.
Pigling Bland The Tale of Pigling Bland Beatrix Potter
Pigoons Oryx and Crake Margaret Atwood A hyper-intelligent species of pigs, genetically modified to grow human organs.
Pig Pig David M. McPhail
Plantagenet The Pig Plantagenet Allen Andrews A domesticated pig, Plantagenet, cannot decide whether he likes the free but frightening life of his cousin, the wild boar, better than his own simple farmyard existence until a plan emerges to destroy the forest and its inhabitants.[2]
Poppleton Cynthia Rylant
Positive Pig Sweet Pickles Ruth Lerner Perle, Jacquelyn Reinach and Richard Hefter
Precocious Piggy Precocious Piggy Thomas Hood
Sam Pig Sam Pig Alison Uttley
Snowball Animal Farm George Orwell Accomplice of Napoleon.
Squealer Animal Farm George Orwell
Toby the Learned Pig PYG: The Memoirs of a Learned Pig Russell Potter
Toot and Puddle Toot & Puddle Holly Hobbie
The Transcendent Pig Young Wizards Diane Duane
Unnamed pig "The Pig", a short story in Dirty Beasts Roald Dahl A pig who educates himself and then finds out why he is being bred at a farm. As a result, he decides to eat the farmer first.
Wilbur Charlotte's Web E. B. White
Zhu Bajie Journey to the West

ComicsEdit

Name Origin Creator Notes
Bertie and Billie Boar Jungle Jinks Arthur White [3] and Mabel F. Taylor. [4] A pair of twins and part of the main cast.
Captain Goodvibes Tracks Tony Edwards Inspired by Gilbert Shelton's Wonder Wart-Hog.
Cerdotado Cerdotado Leopoldo Jasso A superhero character.
Chauvy Monica's Gang Mauricio de Sousa
Cicero Dell Comics Porky Pig's nephew.
Hamhock Ink Pen Phil Dunlap A pig who tries to get famous.
McMug Ming Pao Alice Mak. One of the most popular cartoon figures in Hong Kong, popular with children and adults. The comics often address serious social issues, such as death, poverty, and single-parent families.
Orson Pig U.S. Acres Jim Davis.
Pig Pearls Before Swine Stephan Pastis A dim-witted pig whose stupidity is frequently exploited by Rat.
Piggy the pig Teddy Tail Charles Folkard [5], Harry Folkard, [6], Herbert Sidney Foxwell Arthur Potts [7],

William St. John Glenn [8]

One of Teddy Tail's friends, created by Herbert Sidney Foxwell. [9]
The pigs from La Foire aux Cochons La Foire aux Cochons Ptiluc Nameless pigs who serve as a satirical metaphor for human society. [10]
Percy Porker Bobby Bear Kitsie Bridges, Dora McLaren, Meg, Wilfred Haughton Good friend of Bobby Bear.
Peter Porker Billy Bimbo and Peter Porker [11] Harry Folkard [12] Anthropomorphic pig and best friend of the human Billy Bimbo. This 1910s, 1920s comic appeared in the London Evening Post. The duo was also very popular in Dutch translations as Jopie Slim en Dikkie Bigmans.[13] and inspired the 1938 film De Guitenstreken van Jopie Slim en Dickie Bigmans. [14]
Peter Porker/Spider-Ham Marvel Comics A parody of the Peter Parker/Spider-Man character
Peter Porkchops/Pig Iron Captain Carrot and His Amazing Zoo Crew! Roy Thomas and Scott Shaw. A pig whose body became complete steel after falling into a valt of molten metal.
Piggy and Wiggy Piggy and Wiggy - The Porker Twins British gag-a-day comic strip from the 1930, published in the magazine Bubble. It starred two identical twins.
Porkchop Chuck Billy Mauricio de Sousa
Porkyboy Pig The Bruin Boys, aka Tiger Tim Julius Stafford Baker[15], Herbert Sidney Foxwell [16], Bert Wymer [17] and Julius Stafford Baker Jr. One of Tiger Tim's friends.
Priscilla Boner's Ark Mort Walker One of the recurring passengers on board of Boner's ark. [18]
Rasher Dennis the Menace David Sutherland. Dennis' pet pig, who received his own spin-off comic.
Salomey Li'l Abner Al Capp The Yokum family's pet pig.
Squigley Fatwater Sinfest Tatsuya Ishida An anthropomorphic pig who enjoys smoking marijuana, eats junkfood and watches porn.
Spekkie Big Spekkie Big Marc van der Holst Protagonist in a Dutch gag-a-day comic.[19]
Toots Tim, Toots & Teeny Main cast member in a 1929-1937 British comic strip.
Verk Olle Kapoen Phiny Dick, Coen van Hunnik, Richard Klokkers An anthropomorphic pig who is the best friend of Olle Kapoen the gnome. [20]
Wagner Viivi & Wagner Jussi Tuomola An anthropomorphic pig who lives with a human female.
Wonder Wart-Hog Wonder Wart-Hog Gilbert Shelton A superhero parody.

Nursery rhymes and fairy talesEdit

  • The pigs in "Birds of a feather" nursery rhyme
  • The Three Little Pigs
  • The market-going little pig and his brethren in the counting rhyme, used to name toes, who variously had roast beef or didn't, etc.
  • The fat pig, the buying of which was the reason for going to market in the nursery rhyme
  • A pig who eats up the pancake in the fairy tale "The Runaway Pancake"

Folklore and mythologyEdit

In mediaEdit

AnimationEdit

Name Origin Notes
Alpha Pig Super Why!
Archille Forest Friends A wild boar.
Bebop Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles An anthropomorphic, mutant warthog.
Borsti Werner – Das muß kesseln!!! Werner and Andi's "house pig"
Chuck Camp Lazlo
Dobson Ice Age: Continental Drift A Metridiochoerus who is one of Captain Gutt's minions.
Fluffy South Park Eric Cartman's pet pig. She only appeared in two episodes, An Elephant Makes Love to a Pig and Cherokee Hair Tampons.
Grunt and Punt Grunt and Punt
Hamm Toy Story A piggy bank.
Hamton J. Pig Tiny Toon Adventures A neat freak who is a junior version of Porky Pig.
Hen Wen The Black Cauldron
Huxley Huxley Pig A pig who is always dreaming of adventure, exciting professions and encounters.
Leonard The Angry Birds Movie Also known as "King Mudbeard" and the main antagonist.
Manbearpig South Park An animal who is a hybrid of a man, bear and a pig, but doesn't actually exist. In the series Al Gore is always trying to warn people for it.
Mayor Percy Dot and the Koala
McMug and McDull
Mervis CatDog
Mr. Porky The Simpsons
Mr. Squeal Merrie Melodies Appears in At Your Service Madam and Cracked Ice.
Mrs. Warthog My Gym Partner's a Monkey
Nago Princess Mononoke The boar god, corrupted by an iron ball lodged in his body.
Okkoto Princess Mononoke Leader of the boars
Oolong Dragon Ball
Olivia Olivia (TV series)
P-Chan Ranma 1/2 Ryoga Hibiki's Cursed form.
Pansy Pig Henry's Cat One of the friends of Henry's Cat.
Peppa Pig Peppa Pig A pig who is the main character. She enjoys jumping in muddy puddles, her teddy bear, playing fairy, and dress up. She is 5 years old
Petal Big Barn Farm
Peter Pig Disney Toons
Petunia Pig Merrie Melodies Porky Pig's girlfriend.
Pig and his cousin Arnold Kipper the Dog Friends of Kipper.
Pig WordWorld A pig who is made up of the word "P" "I" and "G", and he loves to cook food that is made up of letters.
Piggy Merrie Melodies
Plopper/Spider-Pig/Harry Plopper The Simpsons Movie A pig whom Homer Simpson adopts.
Porco Rosso Kurenai no buta
Porky Pig Looney Tunes A stuttering pig.
Pua Moana Moana's pet pig.
Pumbaa The Lion King A warthog and Timon's best friend.
Red Angry Birds Toons A cardinal who is the leader of the flock that got turned into a pig by Chef Pig in the episode 'Pig Plot Potion'.
Rosita Sing A pig who dreams of singing and is a mother of 25 children.
Runt of the Litter Chicken Little
Ryl Jewelpet' A miniature pig who is based on the red beryl gemstone and symbolizes Mind and Body Purification. She wears a red heart necklace.
Sir Oinksalot The Simpsons The mascot of Springfield A&M university. First introduced in Homer Goes to College.
Spanky Ham Drawn Together
Tattoo The Secret Life of Pets A pig who is one of the Flushed Pets
The Three Little Pigs Silly Symphonies
The Three Little Pigs The Raccoons Three little pigs who are the bumbling henchmen of Cyril Sneer.
Truffles Happy Tree Friends Truffles is a bluish-gray pig who wears a sailor's hat and outfit.
Tonrariano the 3rd Tonde Burin
Tonton Naruto
Treat Heart Pig Care Bears Cousin to the care bear.
Urii Juuni Senshi Bakuretsu Eto Ranger 12th member of the team
Wibbly Wibbly Pig A cheerful pig.
Waddles Gravity Falls Mabel's pet pig.

FilmEdit

Name Origin Notes
Albert College Road Trip
Borsti Werner – Das muß kesseln!!! Werner and Andi's "house pig"
Gordy Gordy
Killer Hog Razorback A monster swine from an Australian Ozploitation movie.
Plopper The Simpsons Movie Also known as "Harry Plopper" and "Spider-pig"

MusicEdit

Name Song or composition Creator Notes
Cincinnati Dancing Pig Cincinnati Dancing Pig Red Foley A 1950 hit song about a pig from Cincinnati who is able to dance.
Greggery Peccary The Adventures of Greggery Peccary Frank Zappa Greggery is a peccary swine who invents the calendar and gets involved in a wild adventure. Zappa recorded this satirical musical piece in 1978 and its available on Studio Tan and Läther.
Guyute Guyute Phish
March of the Pigs March of the Pigs Nine Inch Nails
Pig Pig Dave Matthews Band
Pig Pig Seether A track from the band's albums Fragile and Disclaimer (& Disclaimer II).
Pig Pig Steve Vai
Piggies Piggies The Beatles A 1968 Beatles song written by George Harrison where the little pigs are whacked down and eaten by bigger pigs. It has been interpreted as a metaphor for human nature, though throughout the songs actual pig sounds are heard as well.
Pigs in Zen Pigs in Zen Jane's Addiction A song from their debut album.
Pink Floyd pigs Pink Floyd A huge inflatable pig the band Pink Floyd used during several of their concerts from the mid-1970s on. It was inspired by their songs Pigs on the Wing and Pigs (Three Different Ones) where the pigs in question were only metaphorically pigs and inspired by George Orwell's Animal Farm.
Piggy Pig Pig Piggy Pig Pig Procol Harum
This Little Piggy This Little Piggy Traditional nursery rhyme. A song about five little pigs who respectively went to market, stayed home, had roast beef, one who received nothing at all and another who cried over the circumstances. The song is used for fingerplay.
War Pigs War Pigs Black Sabbath A protest song from the band's debut album Paranoid (1970), where the pigs in question out to be understood metaphorically as people who send people off to war.

RadioEdit

TelevisionEdit

Name Origin Notes
Annie Sue The Muppet Show
Arnold Ziffel Green Acres.
Big Big & Betsy. A puppet character in a Belgian children's TV show.
Capt. Link Hogthrob The Muppet Show
Cybernetically augmented pig Doctor Who In the episode "Aliens of London".
Doris A Country Practice A beer drinking pig.
Flying Pig The Kids in the Hall He is shown entertaining people in lineups, later he is accidentally killed during said entertaining (he was caught in 350° telephone wires for three and a half hours, soon to be in a free food lineup) [1].
Grunty .hack
Hamhock Power Rangers: Jungle Fury A pig monster.
Little Cory Boy Meets World He was introduced in a high school episode as a little piglet and reappeared as a huge full-grown boar in a college episode, years later. He was Shawn's animal companion.
Maxwell GEICO Frequent appearances in television and radio advertisements.
Miggy Migros A sponsor pig for the supermarket Migros in Switzerland, Germany, France.
Miss Piggy The Muppet Show A self-important diva and one of the most iconic puppets on this show.
The Oinker Sisters Sesame Street The trio of singing female pigs who appear on Sesame Street. They are best known for their hit song, The New Way To Walk.
Peking Homunculus Doctor Who A vicious robot from the future in the story "The Talons of Weng-Chiang". Though humanoid, the Homunculus contained the cerebral cortex of a pig, and was driven by its "swinish instincts".
Pig Pipkins One of the main characters of this children's show, Pig had a Black Country accent.
Pigby Pushing Daisies Olive Snook's pet pig.
Piggley Winks Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks
Pigsy Monkey
Pinky and Perky Puppet pigs who spoke in speeded up voices, created by Czech immigrants Jan and Vlasta Dalibor (BBC television, from 1968).
Pinky and Perky The Good Life (1975 TV series) Two pigs who belong to Tom and Barbera Good.
Professor Strangepork The Muppet Show
Purk Sesamstraat A baby puppet from the Dutch version of Sesame Street.
Scruffy the pig Full House

Video gamesEdit

Name Origin System(s) Notes
Bad Piggies Angry Birds Mobile A group of pigs who want to eat the Birds' eggs.
Bilgemuck The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Dragonborn PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 Bilgemuck is a unique bristleback found on Solstheim. He can be encountered during the quest The Chief of Thirsk Hall, when the chief asks you to bring Bilgemuck back to his pen. Bilgemuck drops boar tusks and boar meat if he is killed.
Ganon The Legend of Zelda Although he originated as a humanoid being known as a Gerudo (and has been seen in that form numerous times), Ganon is also known for his bestial piglike form.
Hogzilla Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2 A huge wild boar and boss villain.
Padpork Warsow PC A futuristic, sentient pig that can use advanced weaponry to massacre its enemies.
Pey'j Beyond Good & Evil
Pig Minecraft PC, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3
Pigma Dengar Star Fox SNES
Snorty Cabela's Big Game Hunter (2007 video game) A huge male Wild Boar in the New Zealand level.
Tutty Aion: The Tower of Eternity
Chris P. Bacon Banjo Tooie N64 A pig from Jolly Rodgers Lagoon

In toysEdit

  • Monokuro Boo, a pair of monochrome pigs developed by the Japanese company San-X.
  • Pass the Pigs, variation of a dice game, using two small plastic pigs
  • Pippo, a Sanrio character created in 1993
  • Razor Beast, a primal which takes the form of a warthog, from the Transformers line Beast Wars
  • Squealer Knuckle "Beanie Babies"
  • Truffles from the Me to You Bears range

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit