|“||You heard of Kung Fu? Well, get ready for 'pork chop'!||„|
|~ Hamm attack the Prospector box and get ready for 'pork chop'.|
Hamm is a supporting character of the Toy Story franchise, appearing in Toy Story, Toy Story 2, and Toy Story 3. He is a wise-cracking talking plastic piggy bank with a cork in his belly. He was originally the piggy bank of a boy named Andy Davis but now he belongs to a girl named Bonnie Anderson.
He and Mr. Potato Head appear to be best friends, as they are often seen playing games and clapping hands with each other whenever something spectacular happens. Hamm is something of a technological genius, identifying types of trash back, child lock and is the ultimate channel hopper in Toy Story 2, as he switches channels far more rapidly than the other toys can. He is voiced by former Cheers star John Ratzenberger who plays a character in every Pixar movie. He is one of Woody's five best friends.
He is voiced by John Ratzenberger who also voiced Mack in Cars. In Japanese dub from the movie, he was voiced by the late Chikao Ohtsuka.
Hamm is a supporting character in the film.
In Toy Story, Hamm is used by Andy Davis as a safe. He later comes to life with the other toys. He doesn't get Mr. Potato Head's Picasso joke. Hamm later meets Buzz Lightyear and is impressed by his gadgets. Days later, Hamm takes Mr. Potato Head's side and tries to hurt Woody thinking he murdered Buzz. Hamm is later seen playing Battleship with Mr. Potato Head. During, Hamm attacks Woody thinking he killed R.C., but later becomes guilty and horrified for not listening to Woody after discovering that Buzz is alright, Andy already misses Woody and Woody has been telling the truth and decides to help the other toys to get Woody and Buzz onto the moving truck. Hamm is later seen in Andy's new house.
Toy Story 2
Hamm, once again, plays a supporting role in this film.
In Toy Story 2, Hamm is first seen in Andy's room looking for Woody's lost hat. Later, he and Etch-a-Sketch help the toys learn that Woody has been taken away by Al McWhiggin, the owner of Al's Toy Barn. Hamm then goes to Al's Toy Barn with Buzz, Potato Head, Slinky Dog and Rex to save Woody. Hamm and the other toys disguise themselves as cones to get to Al's store. They enter the toy barn and meet Barbie who is a tour guide and then another Buzz Lightyear, thinking it's theirs. Later, at Al's penthouse, Hamm tackles Stinky Pete to the ground and he is stopped by the real Buzz Lightyear with the other toys while they are trying to rescue Woody. He and the others drive a Pizza Planet truck to the airport. Hamm and the other stun Stinky Pete with carm and then he and the other toys return home.
Toy Story 3
Hamm is one of the film's main characters.
In Toy Story 3, Hamm later appears portraying Dr. Porkchop. Years later, he and the other toys are donated to Sunnyside, where he, Slinky and Barbie shake hands with Stretch. He and the other toys are attacked by the daycare's students. Hamm and his friends are later captured by Lotso's men, who have brainwashed Buzz. However Woody, who had left Sunnyside earlier and been found by a girl named Bonnie Anderson, returned to save his friends. That night during the escape, Rex and Hamm trap Buzz in a bin and later hold him down with Slinky, Barbie and Woody so they can reset him. Later, Hamm and the other toys are almost incinerated in the dump but the Little Green Men saved all of Andy's toys using an actual crane. Hamm and Slinky want revenge on Lotso for leaving them to die but Woody talks them out of it. Hamm is later donated to Bonnie where he talks with Mr. Pricklepants and becomes friends with Buttercup.
Toy Story 4
Hamm returns in the fourth film where he appears as a minor supporting character.
- It is revealed in Toy Story 2 that Hamm strongly dislikes Al McWhiggin wearing his chicken suit.
- George Wendt, the late Chris Farley, the late Rodney Dangerfield, Jeffrey Jones and John Goodman were all considered to voice Hamm before John Ratzenberger was cast, although John Goodman would later voice James P. Sullivan in a later Pixar film, Monsters Inc..
- In an early concept art, Hamm was originally going to be a stuffed toy pig instead of a piggy bank.