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Off The Air
Off the Air is a series of Quarter Hour Shorts on [adult swim]. It's essentially a series of animated (and sometimes live-action) shorts centered on a particular theme. That being said, the shorts tend to be very bizarre.

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  • Book Ends: Every episode sans "Animals" usually has footage from an earlier segment (often the first) appear at the end.
  • Deranged Animation: Pretty much the main staple of the series.
  • Does This Remind You of Anything?: The opening segment of the episode "Body" features a close-up view of the human nasal passages and throat. To say it looks like a certain part of female anatomy would be an understatement.
  • Getting Crap Past the Radar: "Hair" managed to air a short depicting real male and female pubic hair up close. While the episode was rated TV-MA, it's still a first for Adult Swim.
  • Lawyer-Friendly Cameo: The episode "Color" features the music video for "Datamosh" by Yung Jake, which includes footage from a Justin Bieber music video. The edit shown in the episode replaces Bieber's image with a stock photo of a Bieber-ish teen.
  • Mind Screw: The series in general. A few shorts have something of a cohesive plot, though.
  • Stock Footage: A good number of shorts is pretty much old footage from documentaries and TV shows.
  • The Cameo: Space Ghost has appeared in every episode barring "Animals", usually as a Funny Background Event. Zorak also appears in "Colors" and "Nightmares", and in the latter, both of them along with Moltar appear during the credits.
    • Gerald appears in (fittingly) "Hair".

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