List of fictional pigs

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

Advertising mascots[edit]

In literature[edit]

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
Old Major Animal Farm George Orwell
Olivia Ian Falconer
Pequeninos Ender's Game series Orson Scott Card
Piglet Winnie-the-Pooh A. A. Milne
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
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 and Squealer Animal Farm George Orwell
The pig The Ass and the Pig Aesop
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" Roald Dahl
Wilbur Charlotte's Web E. B. White
Zhu Bajie Journey to the West


Name Origin Notes
Captain Goodvibes Tracks Inspired by Wonder Wart-Hog
Cerdotado Cerdotado
Chauvy Monica's Gang
Cicero Dell Comics Porky Pig's nephew.
Hamhock Ink Pen
Orson Pig U.S. Acres Created by Jim Davis, the creator of Garfield.
Pig Pearls Before Swine
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!
Porkchop Chuck Billy
Rasher Dennis the Menace
Salomey Li'l Abner The Yokum family's pet pig.
Squigley Sinfest
Wagner Viivi & Wagner An anthropomorphic pig who lives with a human female.
Wonder Wart-Hog Wonder Wart-Hog Superhero parody by Gilbert Shelton

Nursery rhymes and fairy tales[edit]

  • 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 mythology[edit]

In media[edit]


Name Origin Notes
AlphaPig 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
Grunt and Punt Grunt and Punt
Hamm Toy Story A piggy bank.
Hamton J. Pig Tiny Toon Adventures A neat freak.
Hen Wen The Black Cauldron
Huxley Huxley Pig A pig who is always dreaming of adventure, exciting professions and encounters.
Man bear pig South Park Al Gore's fictional character.
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.
Pigs The Raccoons Henchmans of Cyril Sneer.
Piggy Merrie Melodies
Plopper/Spider-Pig/Harry Plopper The Simpsons Movie
Porco Rosso Kurenai no buta
Porky Pig Looney Tunes A stuttering 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'.
Riru Jewelpet' A miniature pig who is based on the red beryl gemstone.
Runt of the Litter Chicken Little
Sir Oinksalot The Simpsons The mascot of Springfield A&M
Spanky Ham Drawn Together
The Three Little Pigs Silly Symphonies
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.
Uri Eto Rangers 12th member of the team
Waddles Gravity Falls Mabel's pet pig.


Name Origin Notes
Albert College Road Trip
Borsti Werner – Das muß kesseln!!! Werner and Andi's "house pig"
Gordy Gordy
Killer Hog Razorback
Plopper The Simpsons Movie Also known as "Harry Plopper" and "Spider-pig"




Name Origin Notes
Annie Sue The Muppet Show
Arnold Ziffel Green Acres.
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
Mr. Wu's pigs Deadwood Used mainly for disposing of dead bodies.
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
Scruffy the pig Full House
Waddles Gravity Falls Mabel Pines' pet pig

Video games[edit]

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 toys[edit]

  • 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

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