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As you'd expect, WesternAnimation is a rich source of [[FunWithAcronyms acronym humor]].
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* {{Fillmore}} had a ''fantastic'' satire of this. There was a nameless protester who held up a sign that said A.C.R.O.N.Y.M. It stood for "All Creatures Really Only Need Your Mercy."
* As referenced in this trope's explanation, ''WesternAnimation/{{COPS}}'', the [[TheEighties '80s]] cartoon about a futuristic police force whose name stood for '''C'''entral '''O'''rganization of '''P'''olice '''S'''pecialists.
** In the Venezuelan Spanish dub of the series, while the acronym is still the same, it was translated in Spanish as '''C'''omando '''O'''rganizado de '''P'''olicias '''S'''uperiores (Translated as '''O'''rganized '''S'''quad of '''S'''uperior '''C'''ops)
* ''WesternAnimation/DarkwingDuck'' parodied this with SHUSH, which did have a meaning, but it was so secret that nobody knew what it was. SHUSH's main antagonist was the evil counter-agency FOWL, The '''F'''iendish '''O'''rganization for '''W'''orld '''L'''arceny.
* In ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales'' there's an episode that takes place on a robot planet that's ruled by a HumongousMecha named '''M'''aster '''E'''lectronic '''L'''eader.
* Spoofed in an episode of ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'', when Mermaid Man's biggest villains (including his {{sidekick}}, who has done a FaceHeelTurn) form EVIL -- '''E'''very '''V'''illain '''I'''s '''L'''emons.
** In "The Great Patty Caper" when SpongeBob and Mr. Krabs are debating whether to add land salt or sea salt in the patties. Mr. Krabs brings up the acronym SCABS for '''S'''alt '''C'''omes '''A'''fter '''B'''arnicle '''S'''havings. Then he brings up the acronym LESIONS, but we never know what it means. Spongebob asks about PUSTUAL, then Mr.Krabs says "Heavens no! [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar That's disgusting...]]"
** Also spoofed in the informational video episode, in which the acronym POOP stood for '''P'''eople '''O'''rder '''O'''ur '''P'''atties.
** In trying to explain what "fun" means, ''Spongebob'' turns it into an acronym and [[ThatRemindsMeOfASong breaks out into song]].
** Don't forget C.O.B.B.U.T.K.S.B.S.P.O.T.R.A.O.O.B.A.T. (Citizens of Bikini Bottom United to Keep [=SpongeBob=] [=SquarePants=] Off the Road and out of Boats All Together)
** And The United Organization of Fish Against Things That Are Fun And Delicious, or TUOFATTAFFAD for short.
** Also Plankton's computer "wife", Karen.
-->'''Karen:''' "I'm your wife!"
-->'''Plankton:''' "You're a W.I.F.E., A '''W'''ired '''I'''ntegrated '''F'''emale '''[[TechnoBabble E]]'''[[TechnoBabble lectroencephalograph]]!"
*** And her back-up E.M.I.L.P, '''E'''mergency '''M'''other-'''i'''n-'''L'''aw '''P'''rogram.
* The TimeTravel device (and after it's used as such, MacGuffin) in ''WesternAnimation/DinoRiders'' was the '''S'''pace-'''T'''ime '''E'''nergy '''P'''rojector.
* The titular heroic organization on ''WesternAnimation/{{MASK}}'' stood for '''M'''obile '''A'''rmoured '''S'''trike '''K'''ommand. The criminal organization of that show, meanwhile, was the '''V'''icious '''E'''vil '''N'''etwork '''O'''f '''M'''ayhem.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' had '''F'''athers '''A'''gainst '''R'''ude '''T'''elevision in the episode "Bender Should Not Be Allowed On Television". ("And for what? A cheap laugh? That's not what '''F'''-'''A'''-'''R'''-'''T''' is about!" "No sir! Not us '''FART'''ers!")
** The show also had '''M'''ankind for '''E'''thical '''A'''nimal '''T'''reatment, and the UN-like interplanetary alliance known as the '''D'''emocratic '''O'''rder '''O'''f '''P'''lanets.
** A special feature on the ''Bender's Game'' DVD has the anti-piracy organisation '''D'''ownloading '''O'''ften '''I'''s '''T'''errible.
** In "31st Century Fox", Bender starts a group against robot animal cruelty called, "'''B'''ender's '''A'''nimal '''R'''obot '''F'''ront."
** "Saturday Morning Fun Pit" has [[GIJoe G.I. Zapp's]] team go up against the terrorist group, Acronym, '''A''' '''C'''riminal '''R'''egiment '''O'''f '''N'''asty '''Y'''oung '''M'''en
* An episode of ''WesternAnimation/DextersLaboratory'' had Deedee and her friends, inspired by a [=McGruff=] knock-off at a school assembly, form a neighborhood watch club called "G.I.R.L. Squad", which purportedly stood for '''G'''lamorous '''I'''nvestigators '''R'''eady to '''L'''ick Crime.
* Used for the titles of [[OnceAnEpisode every episode]] of ''WesternAnimation/CodenameKidsNextDoor'' as an instance of IdiosyncraticEpisodeNaming. (Except for one of the two stories in the pilot episode.) In addition, every gadget used in KND has an acronym for a name (except the one episode that didn't have an acronym for a title), which is usually explained shortly after said gadget is introduced.
** Then there's "The Grim Adventures of the Kids Next Door", where this practice is lampshaded with the MANDROBOT ('''M'''onkeys '''a'''nd '''N'''ice '''D'''oggies '''R'''elax '''o'''n '''B'''ellies '''o'''f '''T'''urtles).
-->'''Mandy:''' "What kind of acronym is that?"
-->'''Numbuh 3:''' "Well, maybe if you weren't in such a rush, I could've come up with a better one."
** Another episode played with it by having Numbahs One and Two convinced (in an EpilepticTrees kind of way) that bras are a secret teenager weapon, inventing the acronym ("'''B'''attle '''R'''eady '''A'''rmor") on the spot. [[StrangeMindsThinkAlike Turns out they're 100% correct.]]
* One episode of ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' took an existing organization called "NAMBLA" ('''N'''orth '''A'''merican '''M'''an-'''B'''oy '''L'''ove '''A'''ssociation) and created another "NAMBLA" that stood for '''N'''ational '''A'''ssociation of '''M'''arlon '''B'''rando '''L'''ook-'''A'''likes.
* The main antagonist of ''WesternAnimation/{{Birdman}}'' was the terrorist organization F.E.A.R., which the characters could never seem to decide to pronounce letter-by-letter or just say "fear." Either way, it was never revealed exactly what F.E.A.R. stood for.
* The Irken invaders in ''WesternAnimation/InvaderZim'' are provided with "SIR"s, or '''S'''tandard-issue '''I'''nformation '''R'''etrieval units. Zim, ever getting the short end of the stick, received a "GIR" model. When asked what the 'G' stood for, GIR cheerfully replied that he didn't know, then began to beat himself on the head while giggling maniacally.
** WordOfGod says "GIR" doesn't stand for anything.
** In another episode, Professor Membrane invents a machine called a '''P'''erpetual '''E'''nergy '''G'''enerator.
* On ''WesternAnimation/TheBoondocks'', Huey explains in an interview that he is the creator of over a dozen radical leftist groups, including '''A'''fricans '''F'''ighting '''R'''acism and '''O'''ppression (AFRO), the '''B'''lack '''R'''evolutionary '''O'''rganization (BRO), and the '''B'''lack '''R'''evolutionary '''U'''nderground '''H'''eroes (BRUH).
* On ''WesternAnimation/TheVentureBrothers'', the Venture nanny robot H.E.L.P.eR. ('''H'''umanoid '''E'''lectric '''L'''ab '''P'''artn'''e'''r '''R'''obot; Apparently that acronym was so hard to match they had to put an "e" in for aesthetic reasons) and security robot G.U.A.R.D.O.
* One word: ''[[WesternAnimation/{{WITCH}} W.I.T.C.H.]]''. Born of Hay Lin jokingly writing down on her hand the initials of the group after they found out they had magic powers (according to Taranee and Irma, she had been poisoned by the ink of writing on her hand too many times).
** The [[Creator/FourKidsEntertainment 4Kids]] dub of ''WesternAnimation/WinxClub'' made a pointed jab at ''W.I.T.C.H.'' when Stella wanted to call themselves "B.S.M.T.F.": "Beauty, style, magic, taste, and flair. And those are also the first letters in each of our names."
** When the previous team of Guardians is revealed, Hay Lin does it again, and gets C.H.Y.K.N. (pronounced "chicken"). She isn't fond of that revelation.
** In the comic book she does it again with the names of the main actresses in a musical whose plot (written by Will) is based on the first arc. The result? M.A.G.I.C.
* Also from the Jetix stable is ''A.T.O.M.'', standing for Alpha Teens on Machines.
* The episode "Monster Con" from ''WesternAnimation/TheLifeAndTimesOfJuniperLee'' features a secret government agency known as '''H'''umans for the '''A'''bolishment of '''M'''agic (HAM), which uses [[AppliedPhlebotinum high-tech equipment]] to see and capture monsters that are InvisibleToNormals.
** The episode "Sealed with a Fist" features '''L'''eague '''O'''f '''V'''illainous '''E'''vildoers (perhaps ''[[PhineasAndFerb Doofenshmirtz]]'' used to watch that cartoon) and '''H'''eroes '''A'''gainst '''T'''errible '''E'''vildoers. [[WildMassGuessing Will the O.W.C.A. ever be replaced with a group called H.A.T.E.-M.U.F.F.I.N.?]]
* An episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' had the '''C'''areer '''A'''ptitude '''N'''ormalizing '''T'''est.
** Apu earned his Ph.D. in computer science from the '''S'''pringfield '''H'''eights '''I'''nstitute of '''T'''echnology.
** One episode included Bart and Lisa ordering boxes from '''A'''merican '''S'''hipping '''S'''ervice.
** And this jewel: PPASSCCATAG: '''P'''roud '''P'''arents '''A'''gainst '''S'''ingles, '''S'''eniors, '''C'''hildless '''C'''ouples '''A'''nd '''T'''eens '''A'''nd '''G'''ays. According to Dr. Hibbert, it's a brain disease.
** That episode is "Marge vs. Singles, Seniors, Childless Couples and Teens and Gays". More known as "Marge vs. SSCCATAG" and/or "Marge vs. Everyone".
** Averted in an early episode with '''S'''pringfieldians for '''N'''onviolence, '''U'''nderstanding and '''H'''elping, which is both unfunny and without a double meaning.
** Krusty once hosted the '''[[UnfortunateImplications K]]'''[[UnfortunateImplications rusty]] '''[[UnfortunateImplications K]]'''[[UnfortunateImplications omedy]] '''[[UnfortunateImplications K]]'''[[UnfortunateImplications lassic]] -- ''at the Apollo Theater''. ProducePelting immediately followed (''after'' he {{lampshade|Hanging}}d the nasty abbreviation).
** '''P'''arents '''U'''nited against '''K'''rusty's '''E'''vil.
** "El Viaje Misterioso de Nuestro Jomer (The Mysterious Voyage of Homer)" had '''E'''lectronic '''A'''utomatic '''R'''obotic '''L'''ighthouse.
** To [[TheProfessor Professor Frink,]] nerd stands for '''N'''ot '''E'''ven '''R'''emotely '''D'''orky, "So thank you. Thank you for the compliment".
** At a sexual harassment seminar in the Nuclear Plant, the whiteboard in the background reads, "'''R'''ealize '''E'''ven '''S'''oft-core '''P'''ornography '''E'''ventually '''C'''auses '''T'''rouble."
** In "The President Wore Pearls", Principal Skinner unleashes operation SLAAAM: '''S'''o '''L'''ong '''A'''thletics, '''A'''rt '''A'''nd '''M'''usic.
** One episode shows that Martin Prince has a robot called, '''C'''hildlike '''H''' umanoid'''U'''rban '''M'''uchacho.
** Subverted with [[ChildHater Lindsey Naegle's]] anti-youth group, which had a pretty ''lame'' (and unnecessary) acronym for a name, SSCCATAGAPP ("Singles, Seniors, Childless Couples And Teens And Gays Against Parasitic Parents"). Of course, seeing as her goal was to deprive Springfield of all child-friendly things, maybe that was the point; she had NoSenseOfHumor and didn't like anyone else having it.
* ''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated'' has a train invented by Professor Sumdac called the "'''F'''ully '''A'''utomated '''R'''apid '''T'''ransit '''S'''ystem". According to the series creators this was ''entirely unintentional''.
** This was lampshaded during a script-reading where Sumdac showed off his "'''B'''i-directional '''U'''nified '''T'''ransit '''T'''erminal, which would let the Autobots get back to Cybertron by putting a ''crack'' in space. Everyone else makes several veiled jokes about it, while Sumdac apparently remained entirely oblivious.
** Lugnut's MegatonPunch was given a name in the fandom before later being made official. It's called the '''P'''unch '''O'''f '''K'''ill '''E'''verything.
** ''TransformersShatteredGlass'' has a KillSat called the '''G'''lobal '''O'''rbital '''D'''efense '''S'''atellite; the control transmitters of which are located at the '''B'''urpleson '''A'''ir '''Force''' '''B'''ase.
** ''WesternAnimation/TransformersPrime'' had the nuclear device called the '''D'''ynamic '''N'''uclear '''G'''eneration '''S'''ystem, which was constantly referred to, [[TheComicallySerious with completely serious delivery]], "the dingus".
** Also from Prime is the terrorist organization, M.E.C.H. What the acronym stands for is currently unknown.
** Another one from Prime is C.Y.L.A.S. ('''C'''ybernetic '''L'''ife '''A'''ugmented by '''S'''ymbiosis). A life support system made from Breakdown's remains.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheFantasticFour1978'' animated series replaced the Human Torch with the "'''H'''umanoid '''E'''xperimental '''R'''obot, '''B'''-type, '''I'''ntegrated '''E'''lectronics", or "H.E.R.B.I.E."
* ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'' had fun acronyms for things such as the villainous '''W'''orldwide '''E'''vil '''E'''mpire, or "WEE" and the counter-agency '''G'''lobal '''J'''ustice, or "GJ".
** And since this is ''Kim Possible'', there was [[LampshadeHanging lampshading]]:
--->Gemini: The Worldwide Evil Empire, also known as WEE. It's an acronym.
--->Ron Stoppable: Acronym. Hmm, yeah, that's a school word. I should know this.
--->Gemini: I am Gemini!
--->Ron Stoppable: Dude, I am Virgo, but what's your name?
--->Gemini: Gemini!
--->Ron Stoppable: Oh, it's an acronym! Oh-kay!
** And then we have the one college Kim's dad applied to: '''MIST''': '''M'''iddleton's '''I'''nstitute of '''S'''cience and '''T'''echnology.
* WesternAnimation/{{Stripperella}}'s favourite charity is '''A'''nimals '''N'''eed '''U'''niversal '''S'''upport, which she [[IncrediblyLamePun plugs at every opportunity]].
* The leader of the ''Spacecats'', the '''D'''isembodied '''O'''mnipotent '''R'''uler of '''C'''ats, was perpetually oblivious about how his name abbreviated.
--> "What a DORC."
* ''WesternAnimation/TheSecretShow'' had the good guys UZZ and the bad guys THEM, while what UZZ stands hasn't been revealed THEM stands for The Horrible Evil Menace.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheWeekenders'' gave us this [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar little gem]]:
--->'''Carver''': I'm C.A.R.P! It stands for '''C'''ool '''A'''nd '''R'''adically '''P'''opular.
--->'''Tino''': Good thing you didn't want to be '''C'''ool, '''R'''ich '''A'''nd '''P'''opular.
--->'''Carver''': Why?
* ''WesternAnimation/TotallySpies'' can't avoid this either. There is an organization called '''L'''eague '''A'''iming to '''M'''enace and '''O'''verthrow '''S'''pies, even after Terrence found out what the acronym was, he kept it anyway.
** He felt the name was appropriate after hearing the pathetic plans the villains had, but what can one expect from a bunch of idiots that are so {{Genre Blind|ness}} that not only do they put the heroes in overly elaborate death traps, [[TooDumbToLive in subsequent encounters that keep making that same mistake.]]
** There's also the main organization '''W'''orld '''O'''rganizatin '''O'''f '''H'''uman '''P'''rotection, which a villain try to change the past nearly turned into '''W'''orld '''O'''rganizatin '''O'''f '''H'''arming '''P'''eople. Another episode had a group called G.O.O.P.E.R, which later revealed to be an acronym for '''G'''lobal '''O'''rganization '''O'''f '''P'''ilfering '''E'''xtraterrestrial '''R'''esources, and [[IdiotPlot apparently nobody but the members of the group knew this.]]
** This often (but not always) happens with the girls' gadgets. The most recurring one is the "UPWATI"[[note]]"Up-what-y?" "Not 'up-what-y', 'UPWATI'."[[/note]], or '''U'''nderwater '''P'''ower '''W'''alking '''A'''pperatus '''T'''hat's '''I'''nconspicuous.
* Played with every which way in ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'':
** The episode "Interview with a Platypus," with Dr. Doofenshmirtz planning to flood Danville so everyone will have to buy his latest invention: the '''B'''uoyancy '''O'''perated '''A'''quatic '''T'''ransport (Pronounced "BOE-at"). Perry thwarts this plan by opening the '''M'''etropolitan '''O'''val '''A'''quatic '''T'''rench at just the right moment.
-->''That spells moat'' [pronounced properly] ''I never realized that'' -Doofenshmirtz {{lampshad|eHanging}}ing for us ''[[BetterThanABareBulb again]]''
** From "Backyard Aquarium":
-->"Say hello to the '''P'''latypus '''S'''ecret '''A'''gent '''A'''rrival '''I'''n '''O'''rder '''T'''o '''F'''oil '''M'''y '''E'''vil '''P'''lot '''C'''apture-inator! Or as I like to call it, my P.S.A.A.I.O.T.F.M.E.P.C.-inator." and "Behold! The '''H'''ot '''D'''og '''V'''endor '''R'''evenginator! Or, my H.D.V.R., er, er, inator. I have to work on my acronyms." -Doofenshmirtz, again lampshading this trope
** Subverted with Perry's spy agency, "The Agency" officially O.W.C.A (pronounced in a similar fashion to orca) or "The '''O'''rganization '''W'''ithout a '''C'''ool '''A'''cronym." [[CatchPhrase Yes, Yes they did]] just go meta with their lampshading, somewhat of a RunningGag.
*** "Owca" is Polish for "sheep", so it kinda makes sense as a name for an agency that hires exclusively animals as its agents.
** "Comet Kermillian" gives us Dr. Doofenshmirtz's '''S'''teak '''C'''ontainment '''U'''nit, pronounced "SKUH"... And then later on "SKOO".
** Doofenshmirtz's unfortunately named evil organization known as the '''L'''eague '''O'''f '''V'''illainous '''E'''vildoers '''M'''aniacally '''U'''nited '''F'''or '''F'''rightening '''I'''nvestments in '''N'''aughtiness. '''L.O.V.E.M.U.F.F.I.N.''' [[Radar/PhineasAndFerb Getting even more crap past the radar since 2007!]]
** In "Moon Farm" Perry gets in Doofenshmirtz's home through a '''C'''entral '''A'''ccess '''T'''hreshold door. Doofenshmirtz really needs to just realize a cat door for what it is. See also the BO-AT above.
** Vanessa's mom says she'll meet her at "feh". Turns out she was referring to the '''F'''reight '''E'''mergency '''H'''arbor. ItMakesSenseInContext sort of.
** "The Secret of Success" gives us a whole slew of them from a stereotypical college preparedness workshop:
*** ''B.L.A.R.F.'': '''B'''e '''L'''iving '''A'''lways '''R'''eally '''F'''ocused
*** ''N.A.R.G.'': '''N'''ever '''A'''bandon '''R'''ealizing Your '''G'''oals, which Candace notes should be N.A.R.Y.G.
*** There's also ''F.R.E.E.P.O.'', but we never find out what it means.
* The Canadian cartoon ''WesternAnimation/LeagueOfSuperEvil'', aka L.O.S.E. The show's premise is of the comical {{Villain Protagonist}}s and their constant failure to conquer their own neighborhood.
* The [[WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfTheGalaxyRangers Galaxy Rangers]] work for the '''B'''ureau of '''E'''xtra'''T'''errestrial '''A'''ffairs.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Gargoyles}}: [[CanonDiscontinuity The Goliath Chronicles]]'' had a pro-integration group called '''P'''eople for '''I'''nterspecies '''T'''olerance. What made it brilliant was the fact that their enemies were called the Quarrymen.
* The Canadian show ''The Wrong Coast'' had a sketch that combined ''S.W.A.T.'' with ''Antiques Roadshow'' to create '''S.W.A.T.A.W.A.T.A.T.A.A.''': '''S'''pecial '''W'''eapon '''A'''nd '''T'''actics '''A'''s '''W'''ell '''A'''s '''T'''he '''A'''bility '''T'''o '''A'''ppraise '''A'''ntiques
* ''WesternAnimation/RockosModernLife'' had an episode in which Heffer shows Rocko his ticket to the '''A'''ll '''S'''cottish '''S'''how. The acronym-making first letters are large red capitals, bigger and colored differently than the rest of the letters.
* In the origin story episode of ''WesternAnimation/PinkyAndTheBrain'', when Project B.R.A.I.N., (Biological Recombinant Algorithmic Intelligence Nexus) the gene-splicing program that gave Pinky and Brain their intelligence, appears to have failed, the military superior to the scientist working on the program angrily tells him that he'll now be working on "Project B.R.A.W.N." When asked, he says that he doesn't know what it's for; he just made up the acronym on the spot.
** In "Das Mouse", while commandeering a submarine, Brain asks Pinky to randomly change the radar signal beacon letters so that they couldn't be followed. Naturally, Pinky changes it to "NARF", unfortunately a government facility translates it to '''N'''uclear '''A'''ttack '''R'''eadiness '''F'''ormation.
** '''T'''he '''H'''orde of '''E'''cumenical '''Y'''odelers is a [[BrotherhoodOfFunnyHats secret society]] consisting of world leaders. [[NonIndicativeName They don't actually yodel]].
* ''WesternAnimation/TheMarvelousMisadventuresOfFlapjack'' featured the main characters in a runaway trolley. Cut away down the harbor to the resident GadgeteerGenius showing off his latest ramp-like invention: "I call it R.A.M.P.! Radical Ascension--"Then the trolley smashes right through it.
** He also created M.U.S.L. (pronounced "muscle"), short for '''M'''agical '''U'''nder '''S'''ea '''L'''air.
* In ''WesternAnimation/InspectorGadget'' the criminal organization MAD either stood for '''M'''ean '''A'''nd '''D'''irty or the '''M'''alevolent '''A'''gency of '''D'''estruction. It was never officially revealed what the name stood for, or even if it was an acronym at all.
** Prior to that the ''Tom Of T.H.U.M.B.'' segment of the 1966 ''King Kong'' cartoon ('''T'''iny '''H'''uman '''U'''nderground '''M'''ilitary '''B'''ureau) had a criminal organization called "MAD" which meant '''M'''aladjusted, '''A'''nti-social and '''D'''arn mean.
* Played with in ''WesternAnimation/DonkeyKongCountry'', as K. Rool describes his latest weapon, the '''K.'''Rool to '''C'''rystal '''C'''oconut and '''B'''ack '''M'''issile.
--->'''K.Rool''': I call it the KCC-BM!
--->'''Klump''': Um, "cuss-boom?" I think you need to recruit a few more vowels, sire!
--->'''K.Rool''': You idiot...
* During World War II, [[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes Warner Brothers]] animators produced a series of shorts for soldiers to educate and inform them on military matters. The cartoons starred the "world's worst soldier", Private Snafu. S.N.A.F.U. is of course a military acronym; '''S'''ituation '''N'''ormal, '''A'''ll '''[[strike:F]]'''[[strike:ucked]] '''F'''ouled '''U'''p.
* In the [[WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles2003 2003]] ''Franchise/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles'' series, one episode had a bunch of lunatics called '''H'''umans '''A'''gainst '''T'''he '''E'''xtraterrestrials.
** The [[WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles2012 2012 cartoon]] turns Baxter Stockman's iconic mousers into '''M'''obile '''O'''ffensive '''U'''nderground '''S'''earch '''E'''xcavation and '''R'''etrieval '''S'''entries.
-->'''Leonardo:''' Seems kinda forced.
* ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'': Stan comes home and laments that everyone is making fun of him for having accidentally pooped in a neighbor's pool. And with the worst possible timing; Bullock just assigned him to the '''T'''actical '''U'''rban '''R'''esponse '''D'''ivision! He briefly flashes his coat showing the acronym before it dawns on him.
* One ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}'' episode where the government cancels recess in a poor attempt to boost test scores, they re-introduce it under the acronym '''R'''eversing '''E'''ffects of '''C'''ontinuous '''E'''ducational '''S'''tress '''S'''yndrome, or "reckess" as it is pronounced.
* ''WesternAnimation/YoungJustice'' gives us Professor Ivo's '''M'''obile '''O'''ptimal '''N'''eural '''Q'''uotient '''I'''nfiltrators. [[LampshadeHanging It apparently took him a long time to come up with an acronym for Monkey.]]
* ''WesternAnimation/AquaTeenHungerForce'' has a form of this: When asked what DNA stands for, Carl responds, "It stands for, '''D'''o '''N'''ot enter my pool, '''A'''ss-man'."
* On ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'' The Professor created the '''DY'''namic '''NA'''notechtronic '''MO'''nobot and '''B'''iogenetically '''E'''ngineered '''E'''xperimental '''B'''ipedal '''O'''rganism.
* ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures'' has the '''A'''dult '''C'''oalition '''A'''gainst '''F'''unny '''C'''artoons. Don't even try pronouncing it.
** Another episode revolved around a new robot student called '''C'''ybernetic '''L'''aser '''I'''onized '''D'''igital '''E'''ntity. Within the same episode, Monty buys a rival robot, '''S'''uper '''N'''ew '''I'''mproved '''D'''roid '''E'''radicator.
* One episode of ''WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyond'' revolves around a giant robot called the '''G'''alvanic '''L'''ifter '''M'''achine or GOLEM.
** Back in ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries'', there was HARDAC, which stood for '''H'''olographic '''A'''nalytical '''R'''eciprocating '''D'''igit'''Al''' '''C'''omputer
* An episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents'' shows that [[BabysitterFromHell Vicky]] is part of a group called '''B'''abysitters '''R'''aging '''A'''gainst '''T'''werps.
** In another episode, Timmy's enemies team up to form the '''L'''eague '''O'''f '''S'''uper '''E'''vil '''R'''evenge '''S'''eekers.
* ''WesternAnimation/TuffPuppy'' is fond of these, namely the names of headquarters.
** T.U.F.F. = '''T'''urbo '''U'''ndercover '''F'''ighting '''F'''orce
** D.O.O.M. = '''D'''iabolical '''O'''rder '''O'''f '''M'''ayhem
** G.L.O.O.M. = '''G'''enius '''L'''arry's '''O'''rder '''O'''f '''M'''ayhem
** F.L.O.P.P. = '''F'''iendish '''L'''eague '''O'''f '''P'''otential '''P'''erpetrators
* In ''WesternAnimation/TheAngryBeavers'' episode "Salmon Sez", the Beavers' dam is blocking a group of salmon from migrating, thus preventing them from spawning. Not knowing what "spawn" means, Daggett comes up with his own definition in acronym form: '''S'''mashing '''P'''roperty '''A'''nd '''W'''amping '''N'''orb. He then comes to the conclusion that the salmon want to "[[AccidentalInnuendo SPAWN [his] brother]] [[DeathBySex to death]]!"
* On ''Disney's WesternAnimation/{{Doug}},'' there's a competition to name the new school, and Doug's suggestion is '''L'''earning '''I'''s '''E'''ducational Middle School. It's not until he gets the acronym put on a sweatshirt for the competition that he realizes the UnfortunateImplications.
* In one episode of ''WesternAnimation/CodeMonkeys'', Dean's fraternity is revealed to be '''A'''lpha '''S'''igma '''S'''igma. It's possible that the fraternity picked the name solely for the acronym.
* From ''WesternAnimation/TheCritic'', during a meeting with Hollywood agents.
-->'''Agent:''' Jay, ever since we at '''P'''referred '''I'''nternational '''T'''alent '''B'''rokers merged with '''U'''nited '''L'''abor '''L'''eading '''S'''pecialists...
-->'''Jay:''' Pitbulls?
-->'''Agent:''' ''(turns around and looks at the giant P.I.T.B.U.L.L.S. sign)'' Hey look, that does spell pitbulls.
-->'''Agent 2:''' Well what do you know. Well we are aggressive.
-->''(Agents all laugh which quickly turn into dog-like growls.)''
* '''D'''iffusion, '''i'''nformation, et '''C'''ommunication: better (and later) known as [[Creator/DicEntertainment "D.i.C" (later "DIC")]].[[note]]The company was originally founded in France, hence the expanded French name. While the latter two are obvious, "diffusion" refers to broadcasting. The company eventually discontinued the original name, removing the periods in the process.[[/note]]
* ''WesternAnimation/GodzillaTheSeries'' had S.C.A.L.E. or '''S'''ervants of '''C'''reatures '''A'''rriving '''L'''ate to '''E'''arth, eco-terrorists believing the mutations living on Monster Island was just evolution saying humanity's time was up. Leader of said group was so outside her gourd that she wouldn't have minded being eaten by anyone of them.
** And of course there's also the FiveManBand known as H.E.A.T. or '''H'''umanitarian '''E'''nvironmental '''A'''nalysis '''T'''eam (originally proposed as High-performance Environmental Attack Team), and their RobotBuddy ButtMonkey, N.I.G.E.L. or '''N'''ext-millenium '''I'''ntelligence '''G'''athering '''E'''lectronic '''L'''iaison. Randy promptly lampshades with "Shouldn't that be 'NMIGEL'?"
** One of the MonsterOfTheWeek is called a Dragma, but its name's origins comes from [[spoiler:the '''D'''emocratic '''R'''esurgence '''A'''gainst a '''G'''lobal '''M'''echanized '''A'''rmageddon]].
* ''WesternAnimation/DangerMouse'': In "Journey To The Earth's 'Cor!", DM finds the room with the machine holding his car frozen in mid-air, inside a door marked "C.H.M.F.F.G.," which Penfold surreptitiously pronounces as "chimuffguh." DM says it's for '''C'''ar '''H'''olding '''M'''agnetic '''F'''orce '''F'''ield '''G'''enerator.
-->'''Penfold:''' Ooh. How'd you know that?
-->'''DM:''' [[MediumAwareness I read the script!]]
** "One Of Our Stately Homes Is Missing" had B.L.E.E.P., which was the '''B'''uilding '''L'''ocation and '''E'''mergency '''E'''xtradition '''P'''latoon.
* TOM, the host of ''{{Toonami}}'', is short for '''T'''oonami '''O'''perations '''M'''odule.
* The ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' episode "[=MMMystery=] on the Friendship Express" has Pinkie Pie guarding Mr. and Mrs. Cake's entry in the Equestrian National Dessert Competition, a cake known as the '''M'''arzipan '''M'''ascarpone '''M'''eringue '''M'''adness, or "MMMM" for short.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Archer}}'' works as a spy in I.S.I.S. for '''I'''nternational '''S'''ecret '''I'''ntelligence '''S'''ervice. Then there's their O.D.I.N. for '''O'''rganization of '''D'''emocratic '''I'''ntelligence '''N'''etworks.
* D.U.F.U.S., Dr. Quark's robot from the ''WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfSonicTheHedgehog'' episode, "Robotnik's Rival", stands for '''D'''esign '''U'''nit '''F'''lexible '''U'''nderling '''S'''ubstitute.
* The {{Wingdinglish}} inscription inside the titular artifact in ''Franchise/{{Bionicle}}: Mask of Light'' reads '''T'''echnic '''O'''rganic '''A'''pps One Destiny. Toa are the heroes of the ''BIONICLE'' world, and this was likely an EasterEgg referencing to the old "Six Heroes -- One Destiny'' tagline. Of course, when the characters read it, it becomes a long-winded text of made-up words.
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