A Pig Boy and His Dog
Season 1, Episode 13
Production Code: 7813
Written by Patric M. Verrone
First Aired: July 20, 1994
List of Season 1 Episodes
Uneasy Rider
Sherman, Woman and Child

A Pig Boy and His Dog is the 13th episode of Season One of the show The Critic. It is the 13th overall episode of this show.

Official DVD Summary Edit

"Inspired by her son's portly figure, Eleanor writes a children's book called 'The Fat Little Pig' and Jay becomes a a laughingstock."


In the first season finale, Eleanor writes a children's book called "The Fat Little Pig," featuring a character based on Jay. Meanwhile, Jay adopts a Great Dane puppy, who grows up too fast and becomes a nuisance.



New York City




  • Movies featured in this episode:
    • Pinocchio (featuring Jeremy Hawke as Boogov the Roach, Arnold Scharwzenegger as Geppetto, and Robin Williams as the Beige Fairy).
    • Jurrasic Park (as a nightmare sequence involving Jay and his overgrown dog Tiny)
    • Jaws (also part of Jay's nightmare sequence)
    • Robo-Clapper (spoof of Robocop)
    • Barney the Dinosaur: The Motion Picture (though it wouldn't be until four years later that an actual Barney the Dinosaur movie would be released)