60+ Why Did The Chicken Cross The Road Jokes

“Why did the chicken cross the road” is a classic joke that will either get someone to laugh or groan. Any cross the road joke can be silly and pointless but still kinda funny nonetheless. However, when the chicken crossing joke unexpectedly becomes a different animal–like a cow or duck in it–then these road jokes become a lot funnier. Here is a collection of some clever “why did the chicken cross the road” jokes as well as other “cross the road” jokes using other animals as the subject:

two brown hens

Chicken Cross The Road Jokes

Why didn’t the chicken cross the road?

Because there was a KFC on the other side.

Why did the chicken family cross the road?

They thought it was an egg-cellent idea.

Why did the rubber chicken cross the road?

She wanted to stretch her legs.

Why did the Roman chicken cross the road?

She was afraid someone would Caesar!

Why did the chicken cross the road?

Because the road was too long to walk around it.

Why did the chicken cross the road?

Because it was free range.

Why didn’t the chicken cross the road?

Because it got run over half-way.

Why did the baby chick cross the road?

It was take your child to work day.

Why did the chicken cross the road?

To boldly go where no chicken has ever gone before.

Why did the chicken cross the playground?

To get to the other slide.

Why did the chicken cross the road to KFC?

To visit the family.

What do you call a chicken crossing the road?

Poultry in motion.

Why did the chicken cross the road?

To knock knock on the door, walk into the bar, and change the lightbulb.

Why did the chicken cross the road?

To avoid this lame and outdated joke.

Why did the chicken cross the road?

It wanted to find out what those jokes were about.

Why couldn’t the chicken cross the road?

Because she was chicken!

Why did the chicken cross the road?

To get away from Colonel Sanders!

Why did the chicken cross the road?

Well you see, it was deeply depressed. The road was fairly busy and it knew that being hit by a car would be the fastest way to go. It was trying to get to “The Other Side.”

Why did the chicken cross the road?

He was social distancing.

Why did the chicken cross the road?

The road betrayed it first.

Why didn’t the roast chicken cross the road?

It didn’t have the guts anymore.

Why did the chicken cross the road?

I’m sure it had its reasons.

Why did the chicken cross the road?

To get to the other side!

brown duck on gray concrete floor

Other Animal Cross The Road Jokes

Why did the monkey cross the road?

Because the chicken retired.

Why did the baby chick cross the road?

It was take-your-child-to-work day.

Why did the turtle cross the road?

To get to the shell station.

Why did the duck cross the road?

Because it thought it was a chicken.

Why did the turkey cross the road?

It was Thanksgiving Day, and it wanted people to think it was a chicken!

Why did the cow cross the road?

Because the chicken was on holiday.

Why did the fish cross the ocean?

To get to the other tide.

Why did the goldfish cross the road?

Because the chicken was on holiday.

Why was everyone mad at the pig crossing the road?

Because he was a road hog.

Why did the dinosaur cross the road?

The chicken wasn’t around yet.

Why did the cow cross the road?

To get to the udder side!

Why did the rooster cross the road?

To cockadoodle dooo something.

Why did the duck cross the road?

To prove he wasn’t chicken!

Why did the dog cross the road twice?

He was trying to fetch a boomerang.

Why did the horse cross the road?

Because the chicken needed a day off.

Why did the cow cross the road?

So he could go to the MOO-vies.

What happened when the elephant crossed the road?

It stepped on the chicken!

Why did the dinosaur cross the road?

Because the chickens hadn’t evolved yet.

Why didn’t the flamingo cross the road?

Because he’s not a chicken.

Why did the zebra cross the road?

Because it was a zebra crossing.

Why did the rooster cross the road?

Because he wasn’t chicken.

long-coated brown animal

Other Cross The Road Jokes

Why did the man with no hands cross the road?

To get to the second-hand shop.

Why did the robot cross the road?

Because the chicken was out of order.

Why did the skeleton cross the road?

Because it had to go to the body shop.

What do you call a guy who jumps in a mud puddle, then crosses the road twice?

A dirty double-crosser.

Why did the corn cross the road?

Because it was being stalked.

Why did the cactus cross the road?

Because he was stuck to the chicken’s back.

Why couldn’t the toilet paper cross the road?

It got stuck in a crack.

Why did Adele cross the road?

To say “hello from the other side.”

Why did the one-armed guy cross the road?

To visit the second hand shop.

Why did the geeky guy cross the road?

He had heard there were a lot of chicks on the other side.

Why did the gum cross the road?

It was stuck to the chicken’s foot.

Why didn’t the skeleton cross the road?

Because he didn’t have the guts.

Why didn’t the ghost cross the road?

It had no body to go with.

Why did the potato run across the road?

So it wouldn’t get mashed.

Why didn’t the bicycle cross the road?

Because it was two-tired.

Bonus:

Here is a chicken cross the road joke and a knock-knock joke combined into one:

Person 1: Why did the chicken cross the road?

Person 2: Why?

Person 1: “To get to the idiot’s house.”

Person 2: “Oh… uh… yeah good one, haha.”

Person 1: “Wanna hear another one? Knock, knock.”

Person 2: “Who’s there?”

Person 1: “The chicken.”

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January Nelson is a writer, editor, and dreamer. She writes about astrology, games, love, relationships, and entertainment. January graduated with an English and Literature degree from Columbia University. Read more articles from January on Thought Catalog.

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