Turtles in Popular Culture
This is going to be an attempt at a list of turtles in cartoons, TV shows, movies, etc. in which the turtle or tortoise plays in important role.
Cartoons, Comics, Animation
- Kung Fu Panda- Master Oogway is a tortoise.
- Do we need to mention Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles?
- Pogo has Churchy Le Femme
- Over the Hedge has Verne
- Bugs Bunny is always trying to race Cecil Turtle
- Touche Turtle
- The Discworld books by Terry Pratchet feature a world carried on the back of the mighty A’Tuin, the “Astrochelonian”.
- Small Gods, by Terry Pratchet is a Discworld book in which a god ends up in the body of a small tortoise.
- Esio Trot, by Roald Dahl is a sweet love story played through a tortoise. Definitely not a care guide! 🙂
- Yertle the Turtle by Dr. Seuss