77 Cross The Road Jokes A Chicken Would Definitely Cross The Road For

77 Jokes A Chicken Would Definitely Cross The Road For

October 29, 2019 Updated April 16, 2021

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“Why did the chicken cross the road?” is a classic joke that invokes groans and giggles for all the family. It’s a simple question, but today the possibilities and answers are endless, which makes the jokes even funnier. But it also guarantees that there is something for everyone. A chicken and a road is a very unique situation and if you’re wondering how many ways it can go, well, it’s quite a lot. So get cozy with the classic comedic setup with this list of jokes and endless possibilities.

But crossing the road quips aren’t just for chickens, you know. Here are 65+ clean, kid-friendly crossing the road jokes featuring all kinds of animals like elephants, monkeys, fish, and even a cactus plant!

1. Why didn’t the chicken cross the road?
Because there was a KFC on the other side.

2. Why did the duck cross the road?
Because it thought it was a chicken.

3. Why did the chicken cross the playground?
To get to the other slide.

4. Why did the monkey cross the road?
Because the chicken retired.

5. Why did the rooster cross the road?
Because he wasn’t chicken.

6. Why did the gum cross the road?
It was stuck to the chicken’s foot.

7. Why did the baby chick cross the road?
It was take-your-child-to-work day.

8. Why did the goldfish cross the road?
Because the chicken was on holiday.

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9. Why did the potato run across the road?
So it wouldn’t get mashed.

10. Why was everyone mad at the pig crossing the road?
Because he was a road hog.

11. Why did the man with no hands cross the road?
To get to the second-hand shop.

12. Why did the skeleton cross the road?
Because it had to go to the body shop.

13. Why didn’t the skeleton cross the road?
Because he didn’t have the guts.

14. Why did the chicken family cross the road?
They thought it was an egg-cellent idea.

15. Why did the dinosaur cross the road?
The chicken wasn’t around yet.

16. Why did the rooster cross the road?
To cockadoodle dooo something.

17. Why did the robot cross the road?
Because the chicken was out of order.

18. Why did the dog cross the road twice?
He was trying to fetch a boomerang.

19. Why did the fish cross the ocean?
To get to the other tide.

20. Why did the spider cross the road?
To get to his web site.

21. Why did the fish cross the road?
To get to its school.

22. Why did the cow cross the road?
To get to the udder side.

23. Why did the chicken cross the playground?
To get to the other slide.

24. Why did the sheep cross the road?
To get to the baa-baa shop for a haircut.

25. What do you call a guy who jumps in a mud puddle, then crosses the road twice?
A dirty double-crosser.

26. Why did the nose cross the road?
Because he was tired of getting picked on.

27. Why did the cow cross the road?
So he could go to the MOO-vies.

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28. Why didn’t the bicycle cross the road?
Because it was two tired!

29. Why didn’t the baby skeleton cross the road?
Because his mummy was not there.

30. Why did the turtle cross the road?
To get to the shell station.

31. Why did the chicken stop crossing the road?
It got tired of everyone making so many jokes.

32. Why did the elephant cross the road?
The chicken couldn’t be bothered anymore.

33. Why did the pillow cross the road?
It was picking up the chicken’s feathers.

34. Why did the chicken cross the road?
To avoid this lame and outdated joke.

35. Why did the chicken cross the road?
It wanted to find out what those jokes were about.

36. Why did the dolphin cross the road?
Because it needed to get to the other tide.

37. Why did the cactus cross the road?
Because he was stuck to the chicken’s back.

38. Why couldn’t the chicken cross the road?
Because she was chicken.

39. Why did the dog cross the road?
Because he was chasing the chicken.

40. What do you call a chicken crossing the road?
Poultry in motion.

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41. Why did the toddler cross the road?
He wanted to pat the chicken.

42. Why did the reindeer cross the road?
Because he was tied to a chicken!

43. Why did the zebra cross the road?
Because it was a zebra crossing.

44. Why did the chicken cross the road?
To show the armadillo that it was possible.

45. Why did the chicken cross the road?
To get away from Colonel Sanders!

46. Why did the Roman chicken cross the road?
She was afraid someone would Caesar. 

47. Fish #1: Why did the chicken cross the road?
Fish #2: What’s a road? For that matter, what’s a chicken?

48. Why did the duck cross the road?
To prove he’s no chicken.

49. Why did the dinosaur cross the road?
Chickens had not evolved yet.

50. What came first, the chicken or the egg?
Dinosaurs.

51. Why did the raccoon cross the road?
He saw you put out the garbage for pickup.

52. Why did the snail cross the road?
He was taking part in the snail marathon.

53. How did the sushi cross the road?
He was rolling.

54. Why did the clown cross the road?
To retrieve his rubber chicken.

55. Why did the chicken cross the road?
He was social distancing!

56. Why did the rubber chicken cross the road?
She wanted to stretch her legs.

57. Why did the PowerPoint presentation cross the road?
To get to the other slide.

58. Why did the strawberry cross the road?
There was a traffic jam!

59. Why didn’t the zombie cross the road?
He didn’t have the guts.

60. Why did the turkey cross the road?
It was Thanksgiving Day, and it wanted people to think it was a chicken!

61. Eight-year-old cousin: “To get to the idiot’s house.”
Me (patronizingly): “Oh… uh… yeah good one, haha.”
Eight-year-old cousin: “Wanna hear another one? Knock, knock.”
Me: “Who’s there?”
Eight-year-old cousin: “The chicken.”

62. Why did the chicken cross the road?
To get away from me and my terrible jokes.
Because I’m not funny.

63. Why did the chicken cross the road?
Sadly, he was hit by a car and passed away shortly after. This would’ve been his third birthday.
I guess you could say he wanted to get to the other side.

64. Why did the chicken cross the road?
To bock traffic.

65. How did the fish cross the road?
In flip flops.

66. Why did the spy cross the road?
Because he was never on your side.

67. Why did the engineer cross the road?
Because he looked in the files, and that’s what they did last time.

68. Why did the corn cross the road?
Because it was being stalked.

69. Why did Chuck Norris cross the road?
He didn’t — the road moved back underneath him.

70. Why couldn’t the toilet paper cross the road?
It got stuck in a crack.

71. Why did the chicken cross the road?
No one knows. But the road will have its vengeance.

72. Why did the chicken cross the road?
The road betrayed it first.

73. Why did the chicken cross the road?
To knock knock on the door, walk into the bar, and change the lightbulb.

74. Why did the giraffe cross the road?
It was just following the chicken.

75. Why did Adele cross the road?
To say “hello from the other side.”

76. Why did the narcissist cross the road?
It thought it was a boundary.

77. Why did the chicken cross the road?
So people would stop asking it why it was crossing the road!