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How Did Peppa Pig Die? This Dark Fan Theory Will Ruin Childhoods Everywhere

How Did Peppa Pig Die? This Dark Fan Theory Will Ruin Childhoods Everywhere

This is one story about Peppa Pig you won't want to share with the kids.

Laura Sanders

Laura Sanders

Now before we get into how Peppa Pig died, we'd like to point out that Peppa Pig - or at least the version that your kids watch on TV - hasn't died, fear not parents and cartoon lovers alike.

If you thought using Peppa Pig as an icon to sell bacon sandwiches to children was shocking, wait until you get a load of this dark fan theory.

We suggest you get a healthy dose of Disney films lined up to recover from what you're about to read. Oh - and don't share this one with the kids.

How did Peppa Pig die?

"If you have young children/siblings, they may watch a program called 'Peppa Pig.' But I have a theory. A theory that will chill your bones and will make you stop your younger relatives watching the program." That's the introduction to Peppa Pig's alternative backstory by Wattpad writer animegeek00. They write dark and disturbing fan theories to all of our favourite childhood characters in their publication - Time To Ruin Your Childhood.

According to animegeek00's theory, all of the Peppa Pig characters are reincarnated dead people. From a schizophrenic Grandma Pig to euthanized Peppa Pig, this story is highly disturbing.

"Peppa was never a healthy child. She was usually ill and spent her short life in a hospital bed. One night, Peppas parents decided it would be best if they euthanised her," they wrote.

"So that night, Peppa fell asleep and she was injected with a poison thus killing her.

"This causes Peppa to want to be a fairy as her last dream was about fairies."

According to the theory, Peppa's parents couldn't deal with the guilt of killing their child, so one day, after months of George asking where his sister had gone, Daddy Pig snapped and stabbed himself, Mummy Pig and George to death.

Peppa Pig and George. (

It gets worse.


Apparently, all of the Peppa Pig characters were figments of Grandma Pig's imagination. Grandma Pig suffered from schizophrenia and

"Grandma pig is schizophrenic and is also taking multiple drugs," explained animegeek00.

"All of the characters of Peppa Pig are all of her loved ones. Grandma Pig is a widow, in grief and fully alone. So, her schizophrenia took over and transported her to a world where her loved ones are alive and well.

"She told her one and only friend, Patrik, who was mostly out and about with show biz. Because of this, he is Mr.Potato.

"When Grandma Pig died (much like Mummy Sheep), Patrik went to Nickelodeon and thus Peppa Pig was made into a show," they concluded.

So what evidence does animegeek00 have to back up this story? None what-so-ever. Do you kind of want to believe it? Absolutely.

Animegeek00 claims to have won a visit to the Peppa Pig studios at Nickelodeon as a kid and was supposedly handed a top-secret file about the real story behind Peppa Pig's creation. The producer told them to burn the file as soon as they'd finished reading it, so conveniently, the writer has no hard evidence about the origins of Peppa Pig.

Wattpad Peppa Pig stories

The full theory can be read on Wattpad, where you can also read about how the other main characters in Peppa Pig met their fate.

Featured Image Credit: Instagram/@officialpeppa

Topics: TV and Film