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24th Nov '17 10:41:01 AM nombretomado
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* Many arcade game distributed in North America from 1989 through 1999 featured a screen during their {{attract mode}}s that showed a quote from then-{{FBI}} director William S. Sessions proclaiming "winners don't use drugs." Many games from 1992 also featured a similar message from EPA administrator William K. Reilly telling players "Recycle It, Don't Trash It!"

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* Many arcade game distributed in North America from 1989 through 1999 featured a screen during their {{attract mode}}s that showed a quote from then-{{FBI}} then-UsefulNotes/{{FBI}} director William S. Sessions proclaiming "winners don't use drugs." Many games from 1992 also featured a similar message from EPA administrator William K. Reilly telling players "Recycle It, Don't Trash It!"
17th Oct '17 10:26:29 AM Dwoem
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Though this was most commonly seen in TheEighties, it also appeared in TheSeventies in police documentaries as a way to end the program with lessons for drivers. It's not quite a DeadHorseTrope or a DiscreditedTrope yet. And, [[UndeadHorseTrope as long as]] cartoons need E/I ratings or family shows needm approval from MoralGuardians, ''someone'' will play this trope straight.

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Though this was most commonly seen in TheEighties, it also appeared in TheSeventies in police documentaries as a way to end the program with lessons for drivers. It's not quite a DeadHorseTrope or a DiscreditedTrope yet. And, [[UndeadHorseTrope as long as]] cartoons need E/I ratings or family shows needm need approval from MoralGuardians, ''someone'' will play this trope straight.
4th Oct '17 10:45:17 AM N1KF
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* Parodied in the ''WesternAnimation/WanderOverYonder'' episode "The Cartoon", which featured a Filmation-style cartoon about Lord Hater. After Cartoon!Wander and Cartoon!Sylvia realize there's nothing to be learned by following [[CardCarryingVillain Hater's]] example, they segue into a lesson in bicycle safety.

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* Parodied in the ''WesternAnimation/WanderOverYonder'' episode "The Cartoon", which featured a Filmation-style cartoon about Lord Hater. After Cartoon!Wander Cartoon Wander and Cartoon!Sylvia Cartoon Sylvia realize there's nothing to be learned by following [[CardCarryingVillain Hater's]] example, they segue into a lesson in bicycle safety.



''You know, we've had a lot of fun today. But you know what's not fun? [[ItLooksLikeThis Red Links]]. G'night!''

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--> ''You know, we've had a lot of fun today. But you know what's not fun? [[ItLooksLikeThis Red Links]]. G'night!''
14th Sep '17 3:25:26 PM AndIntroducingALeg
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Though this was most commonly seen in TheEighties, it also appeared in TheSeventies in police documentaries as a way to end the program with lessons for drivers. It's not quite a DeadHorseTrope or a DiscreditedTrope yet. And, [[UndeadHorseTrope as long as]] cartoons need E/I ratings or family shows need approval from MoralGuardians, ''someone'' will play this trope straight.

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Though this was most commonly seen in TheEighties, it also appeared in TheSeventies in police documentaries as a way to end the program with lessons for drivers. It's not quite a DeadHorseTrope or a DiscreditedTrope yet. And, [[UndeadHorseTrope as long as]] cartoons need E/I ratings or family shows need needm approval from MoralGuardians, ''someone'' will play this trope straight.



** In the episode, "Keeping Up With Our Joneses" (where the entire family, sans Luanne, gets addicted to cigarettes), Boomhauer gave a lecture on the effects of smoking on your lungs, comparing a dirty air filter to a clean one, before being led away by a random woman, during the end credits.

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** In the episode, "Keeping Up With Our Joneses" (where the entire family, sans Luanne, gets addicted to cigarettes), Boomhauer gave a lecture on the effects of smoking on your lungs, comparing a dirty air filter to a clean one, before being led away by a random woman, during the end credits. Of course, it being Boomhauer, the lecture was largely incomprehensible.
12th Sep '17 5:58:21 PM Dere
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* This was used in ''The WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfSonicTheHedgehog'' cartoon series (but not [[WesternAnimation/SonicSatAM the one that aired on Saturday mornings]]) with a short '[[XtremeKoolLetterz Sonic Sez]]' segment every episode, where Sonic explained some sort of lesson (often safety related) to the viewers. Disturbingly, Sonic once took it upon himself to explain "good touch vs. bad touch" to the kids at home ("There's nothing more cool than being hugged by someone you like. But if someone tries to touch you in a place or in a way that makes you feel uncomfortable, that's no good!"). The Internet being what it is, this has spawned [[MemeticMutation various edits and parodies]], such as [[http://mchammeradvice.ytmnd.com/ "Sonic Gives MC Hammer Advice",]] which is the "touch" speech with parts of "Can't Touch This" edited in.

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* This was used in ''The WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfSonicTheHedgehog'' cartoon series (but not [[WesternAnimation/SonicSatAM the one that aired on Saturday mornings]]) with a short '[[XtremeKoolLetterz Sonic Sez]]' ''Sonic Says'' segment every episode, where Sonic explained some sort of lesson (often safety related) to the viewers. Disturbingly, Sonic once took it upon himself to explain "good touch vs. bad touch" to the kids at home ("There's nothing more cool than being hugged by someone you like. But if someone tries to touch you in a place or in a way that makes you feel uncomfortable, that's no good!"). The Internet being what it is, this has spawned [[MemeticMutation various edits and parodies]], such as [[http://mchammeradvice.ytmnd.com/ "Sonic Gives MC Hammer Advice",]] which is the "touch" speech with parts of "Can't Touch This" edited in.
24th Aug '17 9:30:53 AM doomquokka
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* Used in [[http://www.brawlinthefamily.com/?p=625 this]] ''Webcomic/BrawlInTheFamily'' strip.

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* Used in [[http://www.brawlinthefamily.com/?p=625 [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/guidetomushrooms/ this]] ''Webcomic/BrawlInTheFamily'' strip.
9th Aug '17 2:10:06 PM TropesForever
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* This is incorporated into the gameplay of ''WebOriginal/TropersTheSeries'', with each episode ending with a character stating what the episode's [[AnAesop Aesop]] was (though it sometimes [[SpoofAesop gets ridiculous)).

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* This is incorporated into the gameplay of ''WebOriginal/TropersTheSeries'', ''Roleplay/TropersTheSeries'', with each episode ending with a character stating what the episode's [[AnAesop Aesop]] was (though it sometimes [[SpoofAesop gets ridiculous)).
17th Jul '17 5:38:07 PM TropesForever
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* This is incorporated into the gameplay of ''WebOriginal/TropersTheSeries'', with each episode ending with a character stating what the episode's [[AnAesop Aesop]] was (though it sometimes [[SpoofAesop gets ridiculous)).
11th Jul '17 8:27:13 PM TropesForever
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''You know, we've had a lot of fun today. But you know what's not fun? [[ThePageForRedlinksExistsNowSoWePutThisLinkInsteadOfThePageForRedlinks Red Links]]. G'night!''

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''You know, we've had a lot of fun today. But you know what's not fun? [[ThePageForRedlinksExistsNowSoWePutThisLinkInsteadOfThePageForRedlinks [[ItLooksLikeThis Red Links]]. G'night!''
8th Jul '17 7:20:59 AM CaptainTedium
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* Hanna-Barbera's ''WesternAnimation/{{Pound Puppies|1980s}}'' had a "Pet Care Corner" where viewers were given hints on how to take care of their pets.

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* Hanna-Barbera's ''WesternAnimation/{{Pound Puppies|1980s}}'' had a "Pet Care Corner" where viewers were given hints on how to take care of their pets. The segment was dropped in the second season.
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