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12th Jan '18 5:17:21 PM Excelsior123
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** This was also done with PBS Kids as well, during the morning Miss Rosa and Hooper block. Thankfully, in 2013, this was dropped after PBS Kids merged the aforementioned block with Go! and did away with this practice. It then returned in 2016, where the credits are squeezed as a small animation discussing the educational theme of the show that was just broadcast featuring Dot and Dash plays.

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** This was also done with PBS Kids as well, during the morning Miss Rosa and Hooper block. Thankfully, in 2013, this was dropped after PBS Kids merged the aforementioned block with Go! and did away with this practice. It then returned in 2016, where the credits are squeezed as a small animation discussing the educational theme of the show that was just broadcast featuring Dot and Dash plays. For example, a small animation that plays during the credits of ''WesternAnimation/ReadyJetGo'' might talk about space or science. But this is only on PBS and on the Creator/PBSKids 24/7 channel, the credits for every single show are intact.
9th Jan '18 9:05:23 AM mimitchi33
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*** A very bizarre example of this trope happened on ''WesternAnimation/TheodoreTugboat''. Up until Primestar stopped funding the series, [[https://youtu.be/J4xR8Ywxmvg?t=32s the credits would be shrunk and sped up to half their length]] so that a white border with a circle in the center reading "pbs.org" could appear. Thankfully, the VHS releases and later broadcasts did not use this.
6th Jan '18 8:16:42 PM nombretomado
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*** Coming in a very, ''very'', '''very''' close second: when cartoons made with individual credits for each episode are shown with one episode's credits stuck onto each one (two British examples: ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures'' screening on {{ITV}} with the credits for "Her Wacky Highness," and the Pop channels's airings of ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' having the credits for "The Crystal Empire, Part 1" - and being shrunk to boot!).

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*** Coming in a very, ''very'', '''very''' close second: when cartoons made with individual credits for each episode are shown with one episode's credits stuck onto each one (two British examples: ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures'' screening on {{ITV}} Creator/{{ITV}} with the credits for "Her Wacky Highness," and the Pop channels's airings of ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' having the credits for "The Crystal Empire, Part 1" - and being shrunk to boot!).
30th Dec '17 5:36:05 PM nombretomado
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* {{Fox}} is terrible for this.

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* {{Fox}} Creator/{{Fox}} is terrible for this.
23rd Dec '17 6:58:54 AM mimitchi33
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* Creator/KidsWB used this as well to show promos in the late 90's. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T-2awfupywQ Here's an example]] from an airing of ''WesternAnimation/{{Histeria}}.

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* Creator/KidsWB used this as well to show promos in the late 90's. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T-2awfupywQ Here's an example]] from an airing of ''WesternAnimation/{{Histeria}}.''WesternAnimation/{{Histeria}}''.
23rd Dec '17 6:58:03 AM mimitchi33
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* Creator/PBSKidsSprout played this trope straight by squeezing the credits for half their length to inform viewers of the next program and what program would be on afterwards.

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* Creator/PBSKidsSprout played this trope straight by squeezing the credits for half their length to inform viewers of the next program and what program would be on afterwards. ''Series/SesameStreet'' was the only show that didn't have this happen.
* Creator/KidsWB used this as well to show promos in the late 90's. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T-2awfupywQ Here's an example]] from an airing of ''WesternAnimation/{{Histeria}}.
22nd Dec '17 11:07:02 AM mimitchi33
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* Creator/PBSKidsSprout played this trope straight, but they squeezed the credits to inform viewers of the next program and what program would be on afterwards.

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* Creator/PBSKidsSprout played this trope straight, but they squeezed straight by squeezing the credits for half their length to inform viewers of the next program and what program would be on afterwards.
22nd Dec '17 10:55:37 AM mimitchi33
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* An odd variation happens whenever ABC runs the ''ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}}'' specials in an hour-long block. While the first special has its' credits shown in it's entirety because there's usually a scene over them, the second one has split screen credits with a promo at the top, and the special's name and credits for that special on the bottom. Most holiday specials also run split-screen credits, but this trope is surprisingly averted whenever ''Disney/OlafsFrozenAdventure'' airs on the network, which shows the full credits due to their length.

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* An odd variation happens whenever ABC runs the ''ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}}'' specials in an hour-long block. While the first special has its' credits shown in it's entirety because there's usually a scene over them, the second one has split screen credits with a promo at the top, and the special's name and credits for that special on the bottom. Most holiday specials also run split-screen credits, but this trope is surprisingly averted whenever ''Disney/OlafsFrozenAdventure'' airs on the network, which shows network.
* Creator/PBSKidsSprout played this trope straight, but they squeezed
the full credits due to their length.inform viewers of the next program and what program would be on afterwards.
22nd Dec '17 10:52:28 AM mimitchi33
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* An odd variation happens whenever ABC runs the ''ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}}'' specials in an hour-long block. While the first special has its' credits shown in it's entirety because there's usually a scene over them, the second one has split screen credits with a promo at the top, and the special's name and credits for that special on the bottom. Most holiday specials also run split-screen credits, but this trope is surprisingly averted whenever ''Disney/OlafsFrozenAdventure'' airs on the network, which shows the full credits due to their length.
13th Dec '17 1:30:50 PM TIGHazard
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* [=CBBC=] (at least when it aired on [=BBC=] One) almost always got its credits squashed - often into an area as small as 1/4 by 1/4 of the screen (seriously) - just so that the broadcasters could give an extra 20 seconds for the linking announcer to ramble on uselessly during. (When this first started, they used said time to air competitions for the audience. It continued on after the competitions were stopped during 2006) This got so bad at one point that even the children who watched these programs began to write in to complain about not being able to see the credits (which was rude to both the actors ''and'' the film crews, who never got their due credit). [=CBBC=]'s response to this? [[{{Irony}} They squeezed the credits of even more programs, so that the continuity announcer could read out the letters from the children who were complaining about the practice of credit squeezing.]] [[KickTheDog And then the announcer actually started mocking the kids for wanting to see the credits.]]
** CBBC Saturday Morning show ''Series/DickAndDomInDaBungalow'' literally cut away from the credits of the cartoons it was broadcasting [[https://youtu.be/fBj3TozZ-MY?t=53m3s as seen here]]. Plus, they didn't even show the credits in the corner of the screen. (And no, they didn't show the credits at the end of the programme while theirs were running - ''which didn't get squeezed'')

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* [=CBBC=] (at least when it aired on [=BBC=] One) almost always got its credits squashed - often into an area as small as 1/4 by 1/4 of the screen (seriously) - just so that the broadcasters could give an extra 20 seconds for the in-vision linking announcer to ramble on uselessly during. (When this first started, they used said time to air competitions for the audience. It continued on after the competitions were stopped during 2006) This got so bad at one point that even the children who watched these programs began to write in to complain about not being able to see the credits (which was rude to both the actors ''and'' the film crews, who never got their due credit). [=CBBC=]'s response to this? [[{{Irony}} They squeezed the credits of even more programs, so that the continuity announcer could read out the letters from the children who were complaining about the practice of credit squeezing.]] [[KickTheDog And then the announcer actually started mocking the kids for wanting to see the credits.]]
** CBBC Saturday Morning show ''Series/DickAndDomInDaBungalow'' literally cut away from the credits of the cartoons it was broadcasting [[https://youtu.be/fBj3TozZ-MY?t=53m3s as seen here]]. Plus, they didn't even show the credits in the corner of the screen. (And no, On some occasions they didn't show did air them, but only if the cartoon on the other channel (it was shown on BBC One and the CBBC Channel at the same time, with the cartoons being different due to rights reasons) was longer.
** Bizarrely, CBBC had three different ways of airing credits.[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PwMgVh2ytrE The breakfast block on BBC Two aired
the credits at in full]]. [[https://youtu.be/C_0DDyuT2m8?t=8m31s The afternoon block on BBC One would squeeze for the end of the programme while theirs were running - ''which in-vision announcer to talk over, except BBC created programmes didn't get squeezed'')squeezed]]. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IeaTcNcHnvQ The third way was to air the credits on a screen behind (or next to) the presenter during the weekend or holiday blocks]]. These three ways carry on to this day on the digital channel, depending on the time of day.



*** BBC programmes in peak (prime) time are usually squashed so that titles and stills from three upcoming shows on BBC networks can be shown. Just occasionally averted by wildlife programmes.
*** Programmes on the BBC tend to be longer than those on commercial networks. A 30-minute show on the BBC lasts about that long compared to around 20 minutes on ITV etc, where they need room for adverts at the bookends and during, so there is still limited time between shows.

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*** BBC programmes in peak (prime) time in are usually squashed so that titles and stills from up to three upcoming shows on BBC networks can be shown. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6y4sJmRae5Q Like this.]] Just occasionally averted by wildlife programmes.
*** BBC now follow the Creator/{{Channel 4}} idea above. Leave enough blank space so when they get booted over to the left hand side, nothing is lost. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NaBF7AQ7UvE See this.]]
*** Programmes on the BBC tend to be longer than those on commercial networks. A 30-minute show on the BBC lasts about that long (29 minutes) compared to around 20 minutes on ITV etc, where they need room for adverts at the bookends and during, so there is still limited time between shows.shows.
* The Creator/{{ITV}} network required that all their shows have generic credits, so they could be shoved into a corner of the screen about a 1/3 wide, which if done right, was surprisingly readable. They also required a itv.com/[show] website address to be visible at the bottom at all times too. This wasn't a problem for the ITV plc owned franchises of England and Wales, and the UTV franchise in Northern Ireland also didn't mind, simply covering it up with their own u.tv/[show] address. But STV Group owned franchises in Scotland? They took offence to that itv.com address and decided to squeeze the credits into a corner of the screen about 1/8 wide, just so they could display their own s.tv/[show] address in the rest of the screen. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RBAgNcJPOx8 Which made them impossible to read]]
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