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This sound effect can be found on Series 2000 Sound Effects Library, which was made by Sound Ideas. It's the same as HiT Entertainment Sample Library (in association with HollywoodEdge) - Baby Cries and is similar to Sound Ideas, BABY - CRYING, HUMAN 02. It is also a Sony Pictures sound effect, by the name of Sound Ideas, Crying Baby Intense - Long Small infant intense cries, whines, yells and screams. There's another version where the baby cries out of breath, and another version to the baby crying SFX.

Basic Info

  • First recorded: Between 1985 and 1987
  • Creator: TBA
  • Owner: Sound Ideas (1987-present)
  • Origin: Canada
  • Year debut: 1987; sometime between April 10th and December 14th.
  • First heard: Alf's Special Christmas (an Alf episode).
  • Area used: Worldwide (especially in Canada and UK)

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Used In

TV Shows

  • Absolutely Fabulous (Heard in "Birth".)
  • Alf (Debut; heard once in "Alf's Special Christmas" when a woman gives birth off-screen in an elevator to a baby named Tiffany, and heard briefly once in "Baby, Come Back" for baby Eric when he cries on the baby monitor.)
  • Arthur (Heard once in "Arthur's Baby" during a daydream sequence of the titular character having ten baby siblings, and once in "D.W. Aims High" as a three-year-old Albert Einstein holds his crying baby little sister, Maja.)
  • Bill Cosby's Picture Pages (Heard in an animated sequence.)
  • Brambly Hedge
  • Caillou (Heard twice in a high pitch in "Big Brother Caillou" for Rosie as a baby when she cries.)
  • Colony (Heard in the pilot episode when a baby cries in a hospital.)
  • The Cramp Twins (Heard in the season 3-4 intro for Lucien Cramp as a baby.)
  • Family Guy (Heard briefly once in "Breaking Out is Hard to Do" when a pregnant Chinese woman in a sweatshop gives birth to a baby who replaces Stewie after getting a shoe sewn to his hand.)
  • The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (Heard briefly once in "Stop Will! In the Name of Love" for Baby Nicky when he cries on the baby monitor when Geoffrey and Hilary Banks are in the kitchen cooking.)
  • Friends (Heard briefly once when Ben is born in "The One With the Birth".)
  • Futurama (Heard twice in "Why Must I Be a Crustacean in Love?" when the Pregnercise women spontaneously gave birth to premature babies off-screen in the pool after being scared by an angry Zoidberg; briefly once in "Time Keeps on Slippin'" for one of Professor Farnsworth's Mutant Atomic Supermen as babies while drinking the chronitron particles and started to grow into adults; once in "Obsoletely Fabulous" as the orphanage babies at the Cookieville Minimum-Security Orphanarium cry off-screen after Bender cackles at them after sneaking in and smashing a night light then laughs; once in "The Silence of the Clamps" as Amy holds a crying baby with an umbilical cord for Clamps to cut the cord but Zoidberg does it instead; and once in "Law and Oracle" when Chief O'Mannahan walks out of the toilet holding her newborn baby while saying "Eight pounds. I'll name her Bert".)
  • Generation Kill (Heard once in "Stay Frosty" as a baby cries off-screen when the Iraqi people are on board a HMMWV.)
  • Go Away, Unicorn! (Heard briefly in "Grow Up, Unicorn!" as one of the crying sounds for Alice's 3 baby cousins.)
  • Goosebumps (Used once for Baby Grace when she cries after she vomited out Nick's pet gerbil Stanley in "Strained Peas".)
  • Gumby Adventures (Heard once in "Clayfully Yours" as one of the babies Gumby babysits starts crying.)
  • The Haunted Hathaways (Heard once in "Haunted Boo Crew" as a customer leaves the Pie Squared bakery with her crying baby in a pram.)
  • Heartland (Canadian TV Series) (Heard once in "What's In a Name?" for baby Catherine Morris crying when Peter Morris and Lou Fleming-Morris arrive at Heartland with her.)
  • The Incredible Hulk (1996 TV Series) (Heard in a episode where a baby cries.)
  • Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil (Heard once in "Brad's Room" for Harold Buttowski (the title protagonist's father) as a young child crying in a flashback of him after his older brother tells him to stay on his side of the room.)
  • The Lampies
  • Legends of Tomorrow (Heard once in "Return of the Mack" for Ronnie (Martin Stein's grandson) when he cries as Lily (Ronnie's mother) calls Martin through a specialized gadget and requests Martin to sing a lullaby to him.)
  • Mad TV (Heard once in "John C. McGinley".)
  • Medium (Used as one of Allison's daughter's baby dolls.)
  • Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn (Heard once in "Quad with a Blog" for one of the title characters as babies crying in a flashback 12 years ago while Anne consoles them with a teddy bear and Tom climbing a climbing wall. Heard along with Hollywoodedge, Baby Crying Slowly PE144001, Sound Ideas, HUMAN, BABY - CRYING, WHINING, and Sound Ideas, HUMAN, BABY - EIGHT WEEK OLD BABY: CRYING together.)
  • Nina's World (Heard often in "Nina the Babysitter" for baby Henry when he cries.)
  • Noah's Island (Heard in "Adios Diamantina" for Tina, Rocco and Gertie's newborn daughter, when she cries.)
  • Oggy and the Cockroaches (Heard briefly once in "Baby Boum".)
  • Penny Dreadful (Heard in "Verbis Diablo".)
  • Rubbery Figures (Heard once in one sketch where a baby cries in a homeless family sleeping on the sidewalk.)
  • Seinfeld (Heard in "The Bris".)
  • The Simpsons (Heard briefly once in "Lost Our Lisa" when Brandine Spuckler gives birth to a baby off-screen; and briefly once in "Four Great Women and a Manicure" for one of the babies in the Daycare Center Mediocri-Tots.)
  • 6Teen (Heard often in "6 Teens and A Baby" for Emma Jr when she cries.)
  • Texas Rising (Miniseries) (Heard once in "From the Ashes" as a baby cries with her mother sitting by a burnt wagon train.)
  • The Tofus (Heard briefly in a high pitch in some comedic gag scene transition when a character (or two characters) literally cry like babies, such as Lola Tofu in "Lovesick", "School Dinner Blues", and "When Worms Attack"; Curly the Sheep in "Just Call Me April Tofu"; and both Mrs Tofu and Buba together in "Running Away at Christmas Time".)
  • Wayside (Heard briefly once in "Kidswatter's Opus" for Myron when he literally cries like a baby before he says "So this is what being a principal is!".)
  • We Bare Bears (Heard twice in "Occupy Bears" as a baby cries off-screen when the bears enter and then exit inside an apartment room in the slum district.)
  • Willa's Wild Life (Heard often in "Baby, It's You" for Buzzy when he cries.)

TV Specials

Movies

  • All Dogs Go To Heaven 2 (1996) (Heard in the song "On Easy Street" when a baby cries wanting the ball David used for his magic tricks back after the ball turned into a dove.)
  • Bird Box (2018)
  • Blade: Trinity (2004) (Heard when a baby cries during the scenes where Blade chases Drake and Blade confronts Drake at a rooftop.)
  • The Dark Backward (1991)
  • Fried Green Tomatoes (1991) (Used for Buddy Jr when he cries.)
  • Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003) (Heard once when Catarina gives birth to a baby named Franciscus.)
  • Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009) (Heard briefly once when Ellie gives birth off-screen to a baby mammoth named Peaches.)
  • Mirror Mirror (2012) (Heard once as an unseen baby cries in a crowd while Brighton warns the villagers about evil lurking in the dark woods wanting taxes.)
  • Nancy Drew (2007) (Heard briefly once in a low volume and in a high pitch as ambience when Nancy first enters an apartment building.)
  • Penelope (2006) (Heard twice for the title character as a baby when she cries. Heard when she is born and then when her mother, Jessica attacks Lemon after breaking into their house and stalking while trying to take a photo of baby Penelope.)
  • Robots (2005) (Heard briefly once off-screen for the protagonist, Rodney Copperbottom, when he is "born" after being assembled by his parents who were "making a baby".)
  • Schindler's List (1993) (Heard once when a Polish woman sings a lullaby to her crying newborn baby.)
  • Twin Sitters (1994) (Heard once when a baby cries while being returned to its mother by the Falcone brothers after they rescued it along with its mother from being hit by a gangster car, which hit the pram the baby was in.)
  • What's Love Got To Do With It (1993) (Used for Ike and Tina Turner's newborn son Craig when he cries.)
  • The Willoughbys (2020) (Used for Baby Ruth when she cries.)

Video Games

PC:

  • Assassin's Creed: Odyssey (Heard briefly in the first few seconds of a cutscene in the mission "Ashes to Ashes".)
  • Assassin's Creed: Revelations (Heard only once in the ending cinematic about the Great Catastrophe when a woman holds her crying baby and braced themselves before getting hit by an explosion caused by a solar flare.)
  • Living Books: Green Eggs and Ham (Heard briefly once in page 2 when you click on Sam-I-am's plate of green eggs and ham and the green ham randomly turns into baby in a crib (while the green eggs are the parents in rocking chairs) who cries after it spits out its pacifier.)
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (Heard only once in the quest "Possession" if you chose not to throw the baby into the oven then Aki II, the baby, will cry like this.)

Xbox 360:

  • Assassin's Creed: Revelations (Heard only once in the ending cinematic about the Great Catastrophe when a woman holds her crying baby and braced themselves before getting hit by an explosion caused by a solar flare.)

Xbox One:

  • Assassin's Creed: Odyssey (Heard briefly in the first few seconds of a cutscene in the mission "Ashes to Ashes".)
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (Heard only once in the quest "Possession" if you chose not to throw the baby into the oven then Aki II, the baby, will cry like this.)

PlayStation 3:

  • Assassin's Creed: Revelations (Heard only once in the ending cinematic about the Great Catastrophe when a woman holds her crying baby and braced themselves before getting hit by an explosion caused by a solar flare.)

PlayStation 4:

  • Assassin's Creed: Odyssey (Heard briefly in the first few seconds of a cutscene in the mission "Ashes to Ashes".)
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (Heard only once in the quest "Possession" if you chose not to throw the baby into the oven then Aki II, the baby, will cry like this.)

SNES:

  • Batman Returns (Konami) (A portion of this sound is heard repeatedly in the intro during the Penguin's birth story.)

Nintendo Switch:

Commercials

Brazil:

Germany:

New Zealand:

UK:

  • NSPCC - Bottle (2001) (A neglected baby cries like this off-screen as the milk in the baby bottle curdles.)
  • NSPCC - Can't Look (1999) (A baby cries like this off-screen as we zoom into a pink wallpaper of teddy bears covering their eyes as a furious mother (also off-screen) shouts "SHUT UP!!! I'M GONNA SMASH YOUR FACE AGAINST THAT COT IF YOU DON'T SHUT YOUR SCREAMING NOOOOIIIISE!!!!!!" and hits her baby.)

Ukraine:

USA:

Bumpers

Trailers

Music

Music Videos

Shorts

Videos

YouTube Videos

Miscellaneous

  • Grojband Pilot animatic (Heard once for the egg yolk crying after it cracked from an egg in a bird family's nest caused by Grojband's loud music.)

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