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This sound effect can be found on The General Series 6000 Sound Effects Library, which was made by Sound Ideas. A similar and shorter version of this sample, Sound Ideas, COW - SINGLE MOO, ANIMAL 01, can also be found on the same library. The title of this sound effect shouldn’t be confused with Sound Ideas, COW - SINGLE COW MOO, ANIMAL 02 due to being similar. 

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  • First recorded: 1987
  • Creator: TBA
  • Owner: Sound Ideas (1992-present)
  • Origin: United States and Canada
  • Year debut: 1987
  • First heard: The Nightingale (an Atkinson Film-Arts TV Special)
  • Area used: Worldwide


Used In

TV Shows

  • 1000 Ways to Die (Heard once in "Gratefully Dead" in the event "Cream-ated".)
  • The Addams Family (1992 Series) - Debut, Heard in “Little Bad Riding Hood” (This mooing was heard when the “CENSORED” title card was shown.)
  • Alaska: The Last Frontier
  • All Grown Up! (Heard often in "Dude, Where's My Horse?".)
  • Alphablocks (Heard twice in "Race".)
  • Apple Crunch and Chocolate Chum's Adventures (Heard once in "Chocolate Volcano Escape", "Flowed Away", and "Ice Cream New Age Story".)
  • The Amanda Show
  • The Amazing Race (Heard once in "When the Cow Kicked Me in the Head" and "You're the Apple in My Eye".)
  • The Amazing World of Gumball (Heard once in "The Man".)
  • America's Funniest Home Videos (Heard once in fifteenth episode of Season 28.)
  • Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series (Heard once in "Oh, Brother".)
  • Arthur (Heard in:)
    • "Arthur Bounces Back" (high and low pitch in the moon boots daydream.)
    • "Arthur Writes a Story" (once in a high pitch.)
    • "Arthur's Family Vacation" (once)
    • "Grandpa Dave's Old Country Farm" (once)
    • "D.W." Flips (once in a high pitch.)
    • "Draw" (once)
    • "Binky Barnes, Art Expert" (once)
    • "Arthur's Mystery Envelope" (once)
    • "Arthur vs. The Very Mean Crossing Guard" (once)
    • "Meet Binky (once in a very low pitch)
    • "Ungifted" (once)
    • "On This Spot (once)
    • "Around the World in 11 Minutes" (once)
  • Baby Looney Tunes
  • Back at the Barnyard
  • The Backyardigans (Heard once in "Horsing Around" and twice in "International Super Spy: Part 1".)
  • Balamory
  • Barney & Friends (Heard in:)
    • "E I E I O" (once)
    • "Colors All Around" (once)
    • "A Very Special Mouse" (twice)
    • "Come Blow Your Horn!" (once)
    • The bloopers (once when they say "Give a Cow a Bone".)
  • The Berenstain Bears (2003 TV Series) (Heard once in "The Stinky Milk Mystery".)
  • Bill Nye, the Science Guy (Heard once in "Pollution Solutions".)
  • Blue's Clues (Heard once in "Snack Time" and "Blue's ABCs", and 4 times in "What Does Blue Want to Do on a Rainy Day?)
  • Blue's Clues & You! (Heard once in "Song Time with Blue" and "Dance Party with Blue".)
  • Bob the Builder (Heard once in "Scary Spud" and "Dizzy's Birdwatch".)
  • The Brothers Grunt (Heard once in "If I Could Grunt to the Animals" and "Squeal Like a Grunt".)
  • Bubble Guppies (Heard often in "Have A Cow!"; once in "Bubble Puppy!" during the song "The Pet Rap" and "Batterball!".)
  • Call of the Wildman
  • Charlie and Lola (Heard once in "I Do Not Ever Want My Wobbly Tooth to Fall Out".) 
  • Chloe's Closet (Heavy use of this sound.)
  • Chowder
  • Corn & Peg (Heard once in "Lemonhay Is For Horses".)
  • Curious George (Heard often in "Scaredy Dog" in a slow speed.)
  • Cyberchase (Heard once in "Watts of Halloween Trouble".) 
  • Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood (Heard once in "Daniel Plays Ball".)
  • Danny Phantom (Heard once in "Memory Blank".)
  • Dinosaur Train (Heard once in "Hornucopia" at the end of the Dr. Scott segment.)
  • Dirty Jobs
  • Dora and Friends: Into the City! (Heard thrice in "Mystery of the Magical Horses", and heard once in "The Lost Necklace".)
  • Dora the Explorer (Heard once in "El Coqui" and "A Ribbon for Pinto".)
  • DreamWorks Dragons: Race to the Edge
  • Ed, Edd n' Eddy (First used in "Nagged to Ed".)
  • El Perro y El Gato
  • The Fairly OddParents
  • Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman (Heard once in "Don't Put the Kart Before the Sea Lions".)
  • Fish Hooks
  • Fly Tales (Heard once in "The Chocolate Coin".)
  • Fuller House
  • The Garfield Show (Heard in a high pitch in "Farmer Garfield".)
  • George Shrinks (Heard twice in "Hound of the Bath-ervilles".)
  • Gerald McBoing Boing (2005) (Heaviest use of this sound!!!!)
  • GirlStuff/BoyStuff (Heard once in "Lip Gloss Queen".)
  • The Good Night Show (Heard once in "Lucy Light the Way: Farm".)
  • Grizzy and the Lemmings
  • Handy Manny (Heard once in "The Cowboy Cookout".)
  • Happy Tree Friends (Heard once in "Milkin' It" when Lifty and Shifty overmilked the cow to make it scrawny.)
  • Higglytown Heroes (Heard once in "Higglies on Horseback" and "Hay Hay Hay!".)
  • How I Met Your Mother
  • Jessie (Heard once in "Christmas Story".)
  • Jimmy Two-Shoes
  • Johnny Bravo (Heard once in "Johnny and the Beanstalk".)
  • King of the Hill
  • Kratts' Creatures
  • L.A Heat (Heard in "National Security".)
  • The Last Man on Earth
  • Life After People (Heard twice in "Roads to Nowhere".)
  • Little Big Awesome (Heard once in "City Day".)
  • Little Bill
  • A Little Curious
  • Little Einsteins (Heard a few times in "The Great Schubert's Guessing Game".)
  • The Loud House (Heavy use of this sound, like, for example, it's used in "Racing Hearts".)
  • Marvin the Tap-Dancing Horse (Heard once in "Marvin in the Movies.")
  • Minuscule
  • Moville Mysteries (Heard once at the end of "How Green Was My Lunch Meat".)
  • The Mr. Men Show (Heard once in "Farm" and "Construction".)
  • Mr. Pickles (Heavy use of this heard in "Tommy's Big Job".)
  • Nom Noms (Heard once in "What Goes In Nom Valley?".)
  • Oh Noah
  • Oh Yeah! Cartoons (Heard once in "The Forgotten Toybox in: Curse of the Werebaby".)
  • PAW Patrol (Heard once in "Pups Save a Film Festival", "Pups Get Growing" and "Pups Save a Sleepover".)
  • Phineas and Ferb (Heard once in "Phineas and Ferb Save Summer" during the song "Irving's Camp Fire Song".)
  • Pink Panther and Pals (Heard once in "Pink Beard".)
  • The Powerpuff Girls (2016 TV Series) (Heard once in "Odd Bubbles Out" when a stack of hay appears.)
  • Rainbow Butterfly Unicorn Kitty
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County (Heard in "Bringing Up Old Ghosts".)
  • Regular Show (Heard once in "The Best Burger in the World" when the Ulti-Meaty shows up in the commercial, "Silver Dude" when Mordecai and Rigby are watching the "Zombies Return 4: Fatal Finale" commercial, and "A Skips in Time" when the cow appeared in a tornado.)
  • The Ren & Stimpy Show (Heard twice in "Farm Hands"; heavy use of this in "Galoot Wranglers"; once in "Stupid Sidekick Union".)
  • Robot Chicken
  • Rolie Polie Olie (Heavy use of this when Ol' Precious is in an episode.)
  • Rugrats (Heard twice in "Early Retirement" in a high pitch)
  • Rupert (Heavy use in "Rupert and the Chalk Drawings".)
  • Sesame Street
  • Seven Little Monsters (Heard once in "Good Morning!", "Seven Monsters and a Baby", "Spooky!", "The Nose Knows" and "All the Marbles".)
  • Shaun the Sheep
  • Sheriff Callie's Wild West
  • Shopkins
  • Sonic Boom (Heard once in "Cowbot".)
  • South Park
  • Spliced (Heard once in "The Mutants Who Cried Monster" when the meanwhile time card shows up.)
  • SpongeBob SquarePants (Heard in a wide variety of episodes) (Heard in the following episodes:)
    • "What Ever Happened to SpongeBob?" (once at the end when Squidward's brain falls out.)
    • "Rodeo Daze" (once during the beginning of "That's a Rodeo" when Sandy wrangles SpongeBob and Patrick.)
    • "SpongeBob vs. The Big One" (once when The Flying Dutchman said "You even spilled me milk!".)
    • "Pest of the West" (once when a talking cow skull appeared.)
    • "Mooncation" (once when Sandy takes out the Texas Tail Grab.)
    • "Earworm" (once when Sandy pulls out a tiny cowboy hat.)
    • "Yours, Mine and Mine" (once during a closeup of SpongeBob's milkshake dispenser operator license.)
    • "Back to the Past" (once as Mermaid Man does a take when he recognizes a foul stench.)
    • "The Curse of Bikini Bottom" (once when we see Squidward's tool shed.)
    • "A SquarePants Family Vacation" (once when a flying cow appears out of nowhere that is going to jump over the moon.)
    • "Patrick's Coupon" (once in a high pitch when Lou pulls out the rubber cow teat.)
    • "Stanley S. SquarePants" (twice as Patrick falls into a coma doing "nothing".)
    • "Blackened Sponge" (possibly heard in a faint volume for the sea cows.)
    • "Senior Discount" (once when Spongebob's eyes gets all milkiest shade of white.)
    • "Escape from Beneath Glove World" (once)
    • "Who R Zoo?" (once when an elephant makes a sound like this.)
  • Squirrel Boy (Heard once in "Speechless".)
  • Stuck in the Middle
  • Team Umizoomi (Heard once in "The Kitty Rescue" during the song "We Love our Pets"; often in "The Milk Out".)
  • Teen Titans
  • Teen Titans Go! (Heard once in "Employee of the Month: Redux" if you listen carefully along with other cow moos.)
  • Total DramaRama (Heard once in "Pudding the Planet First".)
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012)
  • The Upside Down Show (Heavy use in "Farm".)
  • Thomas & Friends (Heard in "The Truth About Toby", "Two Wheels Good", and "Three Steam Engines Gruff".)
  • Toot & Puddle (Heard twice in "Toot's Alpine Adventure".)
  • A Town Called Panic
  • Uncle Grandpa
  • Vitaminix (Heard when you see the milk products or the milk.)
  • Wayside (Heard once in "Meet the Pets".)
  • Wild & Weird (Heard once in "Underwater Oddities".)
  • Wild Kratts (Heard once in "Creepy Creatures!".)
  • The Wonder Pets! (Heard once at the beginning of "Join the Circus!".)
  • WordWorld (Heard once in "Rocket to the Moon!".)
  • Wow! Wow! Wubbzy! (Heard once in "Follow the Leader" and "Wubbzy's Rainy Day". It was replaced with Hollywoodedge, Cow Moo SS022201 in later airings.)
  • Yo Gabba Gabba!
  • Zack & Quack (Heavy use of this heard in "Pop-Along Cowboy".)
  • ZOOM (Heard in the first episode of Season 4.)
  • Zula Patrol (Heard twice in "What Goes Up Must Come Down".)

TV Specials

  • Ed, Edd n' Eddy's Jingle Jingle Jangle
  • The Nightingale (1987) (debut)


Home Video Series

  • All About John Deere
  • Cedarmont Kids (Heard twice in "Toddler Action Songs" during the song "Hush!".)
  • Dr. Rabbit's World Tour (Heard twice when they arrive to Asia)
  • Works (Heard once in "Fabulous Foods".)


  • Disney Channel: Cool Pets (1997)
  • Dr. Tran (2008-2010) (Heard once in "Here Comes Dr. Tran".)
  • FAT (2011)
  • Gopher Broke (2004)
  • Leo Little's Big Show



  • Renault (1999)


  • Brooklea Kids Spoon it (2011)
  • Burger King "Serenade" (2008)
  • Chick-Fil-A
  • DairyPure (2017)
  • GeoTrax Airport (2009?)
  • Lego Duplo "Farm" (2011)
  • Little Tikes Bark Bark Vac Mitts and Moo Moo Moower Moonica (2007)
  • My Animal Farm DeAgostini (2013)
  • Real California Cheese - Work Out (2005)
  • Rice Krispies Cereal Commercial
  • Whole Foods Market


Video Games


  • 3D Ultra Lionel TrainTown
  • 3D Ultra Lionel TrainTown Deluxe
  • Bailey's Book House (Heard in a high pitch.)
  • Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (Heard twice in the "Jack Howitzer's Exploder" radio commercial.)
  • Candy Land
  • Fisher-Price: Ready for School - Toddler
  • I Spy Junior
  • IHRA Drag Racing: Sportsman Edition
  • JumpStart Kindergarten
  • Injustice 2 (Heard once in the story mode.)
  • Mario's Early Years! Preschool Fun
  • Mobil 1 Rally Championship (Heard in various pitches when driving the Moo 1.8BSE Turbo.)
  • Monster Truck Madness 2
  • Paperopolis
  • Ski Resort Tycoon: Deep Powder
  • Sonic's Schoolhouse (Heard in a low pitch)
  • Team Fortress 2
  • The Fairly OddParents: Shadow Showdown
  • Thomas and Friends: The Great Festival Adventure
  • Tom and Jerry in Fists of Furry
  • Tonka Raceway
  • Tonka Workshop
  • Trudy's Time & Place House
  • Worms Revolution


  • IHRA Drag Racing: Sportsman Edition

Xbox 360:

  • Worms Revolution

Xbox One:

  • Injustice 2 (Heard once in the story mode.)

PlayStation 2:

  • Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (Heard twice in "Jack Howitzer's Exploder" radio commercial.)
  • IHRA Drag Racing: Sportsman Edition
  • The Dog Island (Heard in a high pitch.)
  • Petz Dogz 2 (Heard in a high pitch.)
  • Petz Catz 2 (Heard in a high pitch.)

PlayStaion 3:

  • Worms Revolution

PlayStation 4:

  • Injustice 2 (Heard once in the story mode.)

PlayStation Vita:

  • Worms Revolution


  • South Park: Chef's Luv Shack

Nintendo 64:

  • Tom and Jerry in Fists of Furry


  • Imagine: Babyz


  • The Dog Island (Heard in a high pitch.)
  • Petz Catz 2 (Heard in a high pitch.)
  • Petz Dogz 2 (Heard in a high pitch.)
  • Wii Party (Heard in the minigame "Animal Tracker".)


  • Juice Jam

Theme Parks

  • Jurassic Park: The Ride (Only heard in the Florida version.)
  • Festival of the Lion King (Orlando version) (Heard after the song "Hakuna Matata".)



  • Nick Jr. - Thomas & Friends (2005)


  • NickToons - The Fairly OddParents

Online Games

  • Elmo's Potty Time (Online Game) (When Elmo and his Dad drives by a farm, Elmo explains that their was a barn, a llama, and a cow which it moos like that.)
  • Little Einsteins: Moon Rock Mix-Up
  • New York Shark (Heard when you approach the beef express boat.)

Home Videos


  • Evil Alien Conquerors (2002) (Trailer)
  • Disaster Movie (2008) (Trailers)  
  • Hanna Montana: The Movie (2009) (Trailers)
  • The Incredible Dr. Pol (Trailers)
  • Rabbids Invasion (E3 2013 Trailer)
  • Rat Race (2001) (Trailer)
  • Warehouse 13 Season 1 (2009) (Trailers)


  • All About John Deere for Kids: The Music - Which Belong and Which Do Not
  • Cedarmont Kids - Hush!

Public Service Annoucements

  • Only Stwpd Cowz Txt N Drive (2008)


  • Chuck E. Cheese's
  • LeapPad Learning Book - Tutter's Tiny Trip
  • BrainPop (Heard once in "Gravity".)
  • Diane’s Zoo

Other Media

  • CBC Radio One
  • Power 102.9


  • Fisher Price Cow Flashlight
  • Fisher-Price Fun-2-Learn Teaching Clock (Used as a Chime Sound)

YouTube Videos

  • Annoying Orange (Heard in "HOW2: How to Be a Superhero".)
  • Apartment in Space 1.5 (Heard when the space cow approaches.)
  • The Best Pals Hand Show (2017) (Heard once in "Hay Ride!".)
  • Can You Imagine That! Videos (Heard once in "I Want To Be A Farmer".)
  • Cow Chop (YouTube Channel)
  • Crash Course (YouTube)
  • Dane Boe (YouTube Channel) (Heard once in "That's Illegal Again?! (Crazy USA Laws)" and "Daneboe Exposed: MINECRAFT EDITION".)
  • Disney's Baby Einstein Puppet Show
  • Doja Cat (Heard in the beginning of "Mooo!".)
  • Garry's Mod Videos - Super Angry Robot Megaman
  • Grossery Gang Cartoon (Heard in "🔥 MEET BLUE SPEW CHEESE 🔥".)
  • HobbyKidsTV Series
  • Jack and The Beanstalk Story - Bedtime Stories - Fairy Tales - 4K UHD - My Pingu Tv
  • MADABOUTLEGO (Heard in "LEGO CITY FIRE", "LEGO CITY FIRE STATION 60004" and "LEGO City Fire Trucks and more".)
  • Madshenans (Heard once in "PART 7 50 Ways to Pop a Water Balloon".)
  • The Mpolites of Mland
  • Myles Breton Videos (Heard once in "My Book collection part 14 (2020 edition)".)
  • Neil Cicierega - Chipmunk Adventure Redub
  • SMG4 Videos (Heard thrice in "Mario Goes to the Fridge to Get a Glass Of Milk".)
  • ToysReviewToys Series (Heard in "Paw Patrol Rocky Goes Cow Tipping and Rescued by Chase with Marshall and Rubble with Ryder Toys".)
  • The Wiggles - It's A Long Way To The Top (Heard once at the beginning)
  • Webkinz (Heard once in "What A Good Weekend".)
  • You Scream, I Scream (Heard 8 times)


  • Cartoon Network - Block Bumpers


  • Chobits (Heard in "Chi Awakens" in a high pitch.)
  • Doraemon
  • Princess Tutu (low pitched)
  • Yuru Yuri (Heard once in Episode 8 during a shot of corned beef.)

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