Image of Peppa Pig crying.

In Peppa Pig, a recurring moment seen in most episodes involving the toddlers or babies is crying with the famous sprinkler tears through various means. In one instance, Peppa even cried.

As of The Golden Boots, the characters heard crying have been: George, Richard, Baby Alexander, Zuzu and Zaza, Edmond, Rosie and Robbie, Baby Peppa, Baby Suzy, and Peppa.


Episode Reason
Muddy Puddles
  • George cries after Peppa accidentally splashes him after jumping into a large muddy puddle. He stops when she tells him that it's only mud.
Mr. Dinosaur is Lost
  • George runs into the house crying after losing Mr. Dinosaur.
  • When Peppa asks George "Where is Mr. Dinosaur?", he cries in response as he doesn't know.
  • He does a tiny sob after Mr. Dinosaur lands in the tree.
Piggy in the Middle
  • Peppa teases George with the ball by tossing it over him which ends up with George crying.
  • In an attempt to cure George of his hiccups, Peppa loudly snorts at him, which scares him and makes him cry.
Flying a Kite
  • George cries when he notices the kite got stuck in a tree and the string has broken off the kite.

Frogs and Worms and Butterflies

  • George cries when Peppa suggests that he should pretend to be a worm, which he didn't want to do, he stops when Grandpa Pig tells him that being a worm is fun.
The School Fete
  • When George asks for a Dinosaur balloon, he sadly cries when Mrs. Rabbit tells him that they don't have any.
  • Peppa throws a large snowball at George, knocking him down and making him cry.
Cleaning the Car
  • George does a tiny sob when he notices that he's too small to wash the window of the car.
  • George cries after being pressured to eat vegetables.
The Sleepy Princess
  • Daddy Pig loudly roars at George pretending to be a real dinosaur, which scares him and ends up with him crying.
Fancy Dress Party
  • George accidentally scares himself with his dinosaur costume in the mirror, thinking it is a real dinosaur.
The Museum
  • George tears a sob when he thinks they won't see the dinosaur room.
Very Hot Day
  • George cries when his Dinosaur Ice Lolly melts after refusing to eat it.
The Playground

In these situations, George cries due to his fear of heights.

  • When Peppa pushes him too hard on the Swing.
  • When he is put on the highest part of the Climbing Frame.
  • When he climbs on the slide and is too scared to climb down on his own.
At the Beach
  • George cries when he gets knocked over by the beach ball.
Daddy's Movie Camera
  • George scares himself with the dinosaur roars he made when he recorded himself using the Camera. Mummy Pig tells him that it's only himself that he sees on the TV.
  • George cries after the bubble mixture runs out.
Polly's Holiday
  • George cries after the Pigs find out that Polly is gone and Peppa puts the blame on him.
Teddy's Day Out
  • Just as Daddy Pig started driving, George suddenly yells out "Dine-saw!" and cries instantly. He gets scolded for leaving Mr. Dinosaur behind by Mummy Pig as Daddy Pig grabs him from the house.
George's Friend
  • George cries when Mummy Pig gave Mr. Dinosaur to Richard, as he doesn't want to share them.
  • When Mummy Rabbit gives both dinosaurs to George, Richard cries for the same reason. Then they both start to cry. Daddy Pig wonders what the crying is all about.
  • When George destroys Richard's Sandcastle, Richard cries.
  • When Richard angrily destroys George's sandcastle in return, George cries. They both cry again.
  • George gives a tiny sob when he is left out and is on the see-saw, alone.
Windy Autumn Day
  • George doesn't hold onto his hat when the wind drifts by, as Mummy Pig told him to do, and the hat flies right off his head. He then starts crying.
Rock Pools
  • After noticing that there is no sand on the rocky beach that Granny and Grandpa Pig took Peppa and George to, George drops his bucket and sadly cries. He wanted to make sandcastles. Granny Pig then tells George that this Beach is still fun even without sand.
Sports Day
  • George doesn't take the loss well and cries after Richard was crowned winner of the Long Jump.
Jumble Sale
  • Peppa teases George by suggesting she should get rid of Mr. Dinosaur, George's favorite toy, which ends up with George crying.
  • George gives a sob after looking at the pool, as it's his first time there.
  • He cries each time Daddy Pig puts his feet in the water (2 times)
  • After Richard drops his watering can in the water, he cries. When George notices this, he cries as well because he isn't able to help Richard at his age.
George's Birthday
  • When George walks onto a spot next to a robotic dinosaur, it roars loudly, frightening him and making him cry.
Cuckoo Clock
  • After sobbing first, George cries the two times he ends up missing the Cuckoo come out of her clock and gets teased over it by Peppa.
The Baby Piggy
  • When George tries to show Alexander Mr. Dinosaur, it startles Alexander.
  • When Peppa tries to show Alexander her ball, the exact same thing happens. Alexander cries twice this time.
  • George cries after Peppa said he can't eat cookies.
  • George cries again after Candy Cat teases George, commenting that a real baby is better than a pretend one.
  • Both George and Richard cry when Peppa and the other girls refuse them and the other boys access to her tree house, saying it's for girls only.
Pretend Friend
  • George cries when Suzy accidentally scares him with her roaring as she imitates her pretend friend, Leo Lion.
Rebecca Rabbit
  • Richard cries after being frightened by the stairs at Peppa's House because the rabbits don't have them at their house.
The Powercut
  • George cries when Peppa makes a funny face with a torch which scares him.
Bouncy Ball
  • George cries when Peppa and Suzy tell him there aren't enough rackets to play with them, as he feels left out.
  • George cries again after Suzy and Peppa make him chase after their ball continuously.
  • Zuzu and Zaza cry after Zoe refuses to let them join the sleepover.
Cold Winter Day
  • George slips on the icy hill and falls back, and he cries after Peppa finds this funny, and George doesn't.
The Rainbow
  • When the rainbow vanishes within the Pig's very eyes, George cries as he still wanted to see it.
Richard Rabbit Comes to Play
  • George and Richard cry when Peppa and Suzy finally get their revenge, which means they cannot do what they want to do. Mummy and Daddy Pig come in, wondering what the crying is all about.
Grandpa at the Playground
  • Richard cries after Rebecca tells him to wait his turn on the slide.
  • George cries after Peppa tells him to wait his turn on the slide as well.
  • George cries when he notices the Helter-Skelter slide is much higher than he expected it to be.
Digging Up the Road
  • George cries with disappointment about not getting to the playground in time.
  • George cries again when they leave Mr. Bull, as his mind is now on construction.
  • George cries once more when it was time to go home, as he didn't want to go home yet.
  • George cries for the last time in the episode when they thought Mr. Bull went home.
  • George, Richard and Edmond all cry when it turns out they were the only ones who couldn't find any of the eggs everybody was looking for. They then sigh in sadness after they realized how hard it was to collect the eggs.
Baby Alexander
  • Alexander shows up crying, which the Pig family hear from inside of their house.
  • Alexander cries again and everyone deems him to be hungry.
Edmond Elephant's Birthday
  • Zuzu, George, Richard and Edmond cry when they are out of Musical Statues.
  • When Zaza gets rewarded the medal for winning Musical Statues, the others cry. She somehow cries afterward with the others until Pass the Parcel starts. That's considered an error.
  • Zaza cries when George cheats in Pass the Parcel. He cries when Peppa gives back the medal to Zaza.
  • When Edmond gets rewarded the giant teddy for winning Pass the Parcel, the others cry.
  • Everybody cries again when Peppa, Danny, Suzy and Emily take their seats at the table. At a birthday party, the star and its friends must eat before the helpers.
Potato City
  • When finding out that the Potato Rocket is very fast, George changes his mind by crying.
International Day
  • George, Richard, and Edmond cry after Suzy tries to kick them and Pedro out of the sandpit.
Mummy Rabbit's Bump
  • Rosie and Robbie cry after Mummy Rabbit reveals them.
Bedtime Story
  • George cries when Peppa scolds him by saying that "Nighttime is for sleeping, not playing!" after he wakes up in the night. She then tells George another bedtime story to calm him down.
Lost Keys
  • Daddy Pig refuses to let George play with the keys by saying he might lose them. George cries after he says that.
George's New Dinosaur
  • George cries when he notices that Mr. Dinosaur’s tail has fallen off after Peppa told him that the tail isn’t there.
The Noisy Night
  • Baby Alexander cries after being woken up. (three times) The third time was Daddy Pig's fault.
Garden Games
  • George cries when he loses at Skittles, as he finds it too difficult to play.
  • He cries again when he loses Bat and Ball for the same reason.
George's Balloon

The two times George cries in this episode, it's when he accidentally keeps releasing his Dinosaur Balloon.

  • The first time is after everybody gets back to Granny and Grandpa Pig's house. He releases it without noticing when he hears it might go up to the moon.
  • The second time is when Daddy Pig arrives to pick up Peppa and George.
The Olden Days
  • Peppa and Suzy (as babies) cry at one point during the flashback scene. Mummy Pig explains that all they did at the time was cry, burp and laugh.
The Golden Boots
  • Peppa cries because Mrs. Duck took her golden boots.
  • George cries when he is too scared to ride down the hill on his scooter by himself, as he has never done so before.
Gerald Giraffe
  • Gerald sheds a tear because he feels left out after a failed attempt of Hide and Seek.
Mummy Pig's Book Note: None of the actual characters cry in this episode, they are all seen in the book.
  • A Carrot cries when Funny Onion walks by, as he always makes the vegetables cry.
  • A Tomato and a Banana cry as well, for the same reason.
Police Station
  • George cries when he finds out that he lost Mr. Dinosaur on the ride back to the house..
  • George does a tiny sob because he couldn't remember where Mr. Dinosaur was.
  • George cries again after Peppa teases George, saying that Mr. Dinosaur will be lost forever.
  • George does a tiny sob after he hears about a story of a lost banana said by Police Officers Squirrel and Panda, and asks him what they were looking for again, to which George sadly says “Dine-saw.”
Grandpa Pig's Metal Detector
  • George cries when he notices that he has lost the wind-up key for his new toy robot.
  • He cries again when Peppa says that the key is lost forever.
Botanical Gardens
  • George cries when Peppa teaches him that Venus fly traps don't run.
The Electric Car
  • George cries when the batteries run out in his toy car, and Peppa informs him that it’s broken.
Ice Cream
  • George cries when Mr. Labrador says that he has no ice-cream left at all.


By non-fans of the series, the crying is normally classified as being very annoying and infrequent, and mildly annoying at best by some fans. The toddlers is called a crybaby as a result of this, and seems by most to cry for no reason. However, George is also only two years old, and crying is one of the only ways a toddler can communicate at that age and is for most-part, realistic. In case, Peppa Pig haters thinks it teaches kids how to cry.


  1. In "Muddy Puddles", "Mr Dinosaur is Lost", and Hiccups, George's crying was different. This also goes for in Flying a Kite and School Fete where George's crying is in a lower pitch.
  2. In The Baby Piggy, Baby Alexander's crying was different and he sounded like Richard but its a little loud.
  3. In "Digging up the Road", George's crying was changed normal.
  4. In Mr. Dinosaur is Lost, Cleaning the Car, The Museum, George's Friend, Swimming and Police Station, there were scenes where George gives a tiny sob instead of crying out loud.
  5. Mostly Toddlers and babies cry, but Peppa Pig and Gerald Giraffe are the only big kid people who cry.
  6. When Richard cries in the Spanish dub, it sounds like he's screaming.
  7. Gerald is the only character who doesn't a fountain of tears he only tears up.
  8. There was a video called George Crying for 10 hours, later it became popular and viral.
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