This is a list of Angry Birds references in movies, television shows, books, magazines, anime/manga, and others.
- 1 Family Guy
- 2 The Cleveland Show
- 3 GI Joe: Retaliation
- 4 MAD (series)
- 5 Miracles from Heaven (film)
- 6 Robot Chicken
- 7 The Simpsons
- 8 Sonic the Hedgehog (comic series)
- 9 Rio
- 10 Oddbods
- 11 Osmar, A Primeira Fatia do Pão De Forma
- 12 Garfield
- 13 Final Deployment 4: Queen Battle Walkthrough
- 14 Housefull 4
- 15 Inanimate Insanity
- 16 Garbage Pail Kids
- 17 Twitter Object Show
In the Family Guy Season 11 Episode 15, Peter will fall onto an Angry Birds Structure, crashing onto all the pigs except 1 Minion Pig. The Minion Pig will grin, causing Peter to start to yell and curse.
- Angry Birds was referenced in three Family Guy episodes.
- In "Turban Cowboy", when after failed skydiving attempt by Peter results in landing in a level.
- In "Quagmire's Mom", Lois allows Peter to play Angry Birds but only with the sound "off" which makes Peter make his sound effects.
- In "High School English" Peter's Huckleberry Finn Plays "Angry Birds" by flipping real birds in the direction of a pen of pigs.
The Cleveland Show
In the Cleveland Show Season 3 Episode 22, Rallo asks Holt Richter if he has Angry Birds on his phone, to which Holt responds with "I'm sorry, but my mom says that no one else can play with it".
- Angry Birds was referenced in two other Cleveland Show episodes.
- In "American Prankster", Donna is taking away all of Rallo's electronics and she mentions that the punishment includes no Angry Birds on iPhone, Android, Kindle and the Zune (implying that Angry Birds is one every single digital device known).
- In "Turkey Pot Die", during a Thanksgiving Day parade, Cleveland uses a crowd control rope as a slingshot, which results in popping Lester Krinklesac for 5,000 points (including the cloud bubbles the turkey leaves behind).
GI Joe: Retaliation
During the nuclear summit scene in this film, Zartan, disguised as the US President, is seen playing Angry Birds on an iPhone while his nuclear missiles fly towards his fellow world leaders' countries. At one point, he calls out "High score!"
Angry Bird Management is a parody of Angry Birds on the popular Cartoon Network show, MAD. A psychiatrist named Doctor Robert Hexenblatt tries to rid Birds of their "Angry Bird impulses", and teach them to not try to destroy Pigs' homes (probably not knowing that the Pigs stole the Birds' eggs). He first tries "Squawk Therapy", where he gets a bird to squawk like normal birds instead of laughing menacingly. Then, he tries "Behavior Analysis", where he gets birds to treat pigs nicely, and finally, "Roleplaying", where he dresses birds up as pigs, and himself as a bird and tries to see how birds would feel if someone was trying to destroy their home.
Miracles from Heaven (film)
In Miracles from Heaven Pastor Scott is seen playing Angry Birds 2 and heard mentioning Chirp Valley.
It begins when Red is walking home when he saw Female Red Bird cheating on him he went to work and his boss said you're fired! So he home and watch the news then he saw the Minion Pigs and King Pig said (This land is for the pigs, not for the birds!) so Red gets angry and gathers all the birds to him and he makes a plan. So they launch him on the slingshot but it failed.
In the Simpsons Season 23 Episode 5, The Food Wife, there is a parody of Angry Birds, which is called the Furious Fliers. As shown in the episode, a man is trying to pull a bird, but instead of hitting the targets, it accidentally destroys a Children's Hospital construction site. It falls on the TNT Crate, which explodes, making the people happy. The music playing during the Furious Fliers segment seems to be a parody of the Angry Birds theme itself.
In Season ?? Episode ??, Nelson references the game by saying "Here's my favorite computer game, Angry Nerds!", wedgies one kid and flings him at a bunch of others.
In Season ?? Episode ??, Homer plays a parody called "Vengeful Pigs" while driving. In Season ?? Episode ??, Homer spots an Angry Birds fanfiction called "I Love You, Corporal Pig."
Sonic the Hedgehog (comic series)
Red makes a cameo in Sonic Universe Issue 32.
The show itself uses an animation every similar to Piggy Tales on its two latest seasons. The birds on the cartoon also portray various similarities to the birds on the game. In an episode, there are a lot of birds that are arranged in a suspicious way, for example, there are three bluebirds on a tree, two yellow birds on another and there is a large robot Red Bird as the main character.
The birds on the show are mostly fat, have big eyebrows and hair that kind of resembles the birds of the series. No surprise as Oddbods could be watched on Toons.TV. The name of the birds in this cartoon is also Angry Birds.
The characters also bear similar personalities.
Osmar, A Primeira Fatia do Pão De Forma
In the Brazilian cartoon, there is a spoof of Angry Birds named Angry Breads, which is played by the characters. Instead of birds and pigs, the characters are different forms of breads.
Garfield appears chasing a Red look-alike after being launched off the Slingshot on a comic's header.
Final Deployment 4: Queen Battle Walkthrough
The game, Unicorn Bust which Captain Lion was shown playing is a parody of Angry Birds, instead of having the Birds and Pigs, it will have a Unicorn and the Rats.
When Harry dreamed that he was a bald prince 600 years ago, he called Bala, and when he went to an ancient kingdom called Sitamgar, he said to his friends the three pigeons, stand out to me like angry birds
Red and Chuck appear in Season 1 in the episode One-shot Wonder, where Chuck was flung from the slingshot and fell down the gorge. Red later appeared as one of the items in Cooking For The Grater Good.
Garbage Pail Kids
In the 2012 set of Garbage Pail Kids (a well known satirical collectable card line with the garbage pail kids in crude and gross situations) had a card that commemorated Angry Birds with one of the characters Bruce being in the shape of a Corporal Pig with the original title "Birdbrain Bruce" with Red, Chuck and Bomb landing overhead of him. For unknown reasons, this was changed in later reprints with the title being "Angry Al" (or the other way around).
Twitter Object Show
In Twitter Object Show 1: Slingshot Shenanigans. you can see that the challenge is actually angry birds. and some sprites were used then edited. for example: the smiley face object was more distorted. and the slingshots looked very similar.
The objects were edited. but the minion pig is actually a drawn feature.