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* If you live in North America or anywhere else where Christmas is celebrated, expect to see [=PSAs=] from your local TV station wishing you a Happy Holidays. More often or not, they could end up playing a single ad nearly ''every single break'' during the entire month of December, even if Christmas is already over.

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* If you live in North America or anywhere else where Christmas is celebrated, expect to see [=PSAs=] from your local TV station wishing you a Happy Holidays. More often or not, they could end up playing a single ad nearly ''every single break'' during the entire month of December, even if Christmas is already over.over.
** The CBS affiliate WSEE in Erie, Pennsylvania is especially guilty of this trope during the holiday season, even after Christmas is over. There would be this one ad of a group of children wishing viewers to have a safe holiday season and it has been running for the past five years. Anybody who grew up in that part of the United States during that time will still have ''We Wish you a Merry Christmas'' or any other Christmas song etched into their brain from overexposure as it aired at least once nearly ''every single'' ad break, and on a few days, the ad aired ''three'' times within a 10-minute timestamp.


* A PSA for the National Science Foundation with a catchy song about science and technology ("astrology, biology, chemistry, zoology, science and technology!") was made in the 1980s, but apparently continued to play into the early 2000s.

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* A PSA for the National Science Foundation with a catchy song about science and technology ("astrology, biology, chemistry, zoology, science and technology!") was made in the 1980s, but apparently continued to play into the early 2000s.2000s.
* If you live in North America or anywhere else where Christmas is celebrated, expect to see [=PSAs=] from your local TV station wishing you a Happy Holidays. More often or not, they could end up playing a single ad nearly ''every single break'' during the entire month of December, even if Christmas is already over.


** A PSA starring actress Lalanie Vergara-Paras (Miranda from ''Series/LizzieMcGuire'') about what ahe does to stay healthy.

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** A PSA starring actress Lalanie Vergara-Paras (Miranda from ''Series/LizzieMcGuire'') about what ahe she does to stay healthy.

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** In 2006, Fox always played a PSA for The Foundation for a Better Life featuring "Beautiful" by Music/ChristinaAguilera during its Saturday morning shows. The PSA features a teenage girl trying to sit with popular girls in the cafeteria in a similar manner to ''Film/MeanGirls.''


* On airings of shows such as ''Anime/SailorMoon'' and ''WesternAnimation/MegaMan'' from 1995 to 1996, [[https://youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=idJoFq9nvi0 this NACME PSA]] starring Sinbad was frequently played. This also happened on other children's shows during the same timespan.

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* On airings of shows such as ''Anime/SailorMoon'' and ''WesternAnimation/MegaMan'' from 1995 to 1996, [[https://youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=idJoFq9nvi0 this NACME PSA]] starring Sinbad was frequently played. This also happened on other children's shows during the same timespan.


* Airings of ''Anime/SailorMoon'' in the US during its' original run from 1995 to 1996, [[https://youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=idJoFq9nvi0 this NACME PSA]] starring Sinbad was frequently played. This also happened on other children's shows during the same timespan.

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* Airings On airings of shows such as ''Anime/SailorMoon'' in the US during its' original run and ''WesternAnimation/MegaMan'' from 1995 to 1996, [[https://youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=idJoFq9nvi0 this NACME PSA]] starring Sinbad was frequently played. This also happened on other children's shows during the same timespan.


** A Partnership For A Drug-Free America PSA featuring a song telling kids that they can take many things, but that they should never take drugs. This one also aired frequently on a few other stations in the United States (especially in California) as late as fall 2009.

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** A Partnership For A Drug-Free America PSA featuring a song telling kids that they can take many things, but that they should never take drugs. This one also aired frequently on a few other stations in the United States (especially in California) as late as fall 2009.2009.
* A PSA for the National Science Foundation with a catchy song about science and technology ("astrology, biology, chemistry, zoology, science and technology!") was made in the 1980s, but apparently continued to play into the early 2000s.


** A PSA starring actress Lalanie Vergara-Paras about what ahe does to stay healthy.

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** A PSA starring actress Lalanie Vergara-Paras (Miranda from ''Series/LizzieMcGuire'') about what ahe does to stay healthy.


** An Operation Graduation ad in which a bus driver tries to prevent a boy from missing his bus.
** One that was local to the Massachusetts area was an ad featuring a song telling kids that they can take many things, but that they should never take drugs.

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** An Operation Graduation ad PSA in which a bus driver tries to prevent a boy from missing his bus.
** One that was local to the Massachusetts area was an ad A Partnership For A Drug-Free America PSA featuring a song telling kids that they can take many things, but that they should never take drugs.drugs. This one also aired frequently on a few other stations in the United States (especially in California) as late as fall 2009.


* Because of their refusal to run any ads for junk food, movies or [=DVDs=], qubo runs very few actual commercials. Thus, most of their ads tend to be public service announcements:

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* Because of their refusal to run any ads for junk food, food (save for Creator/ChuckECheese ads airing in the first two years of the NBC block), movies or [=DVDs=], qubo runs very few actual commercials. Thus, most of their ads tend to be public service announcements:



** Also common were [=PSAs=] that featured Disney characters, most commonly a ''WesternAnimation/{{Cinderella}}'' one about carseats.



* Airings of ''Anime/SailorMoon'' in the US during its' original run from 1995 to 1996, [[https://youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=idJoFq9nvi0 this NACME PSA]] starring Sinbad was frequently played. This also happened on other children's shows during the same timespan.

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* Airings of ''Anime/SailorMoon'' in the US during its' original run from 1995 to 1996, [[https://youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=idJoFq9nvi0 this NACME PSA]] starring Sinbad was frequently played. This also happened on other children's shows during the same timespan.timespan.
* The [=DiC=] Kids Network showed [[https://youtu.be/qvZPG3ZbRoI several [=PSAs=] constantly]]. Not counting the ones already listed above, they included the following:
** An PSA from The Foundation For A Better Life featuring the song "If You Believe" by Music/KennyLoggins.
** A United Cerebral Palsy PSA in which students think a boy's lunch choice is strange. This one also showed up frequently on AFN Kids.
** The Energy Hog ad featuring an exterminator trying to remove the titular animals.
** A Girl Scouts PSA about how to do well in math and science.
** A PSA based on ''WesternAnimation/{{Trollz}}'' in which Amethyst teaches Onyx about crossing the street.
** A PSA for the Women's Sports Foundation.
** A Smokey Bear PSA using clips from ''WesternAnimation/{{Bambi}}''. This PSA, along with a later version using clips from its' sequel, also frequently aired on qubo.
** A PSA for the Computer Sciences Coorporation.
** A PSA starring actress Lalanie Vergara-Paras about what ahe does to stay healthy.
** An Operation Graduation ad in which a bus driver tries to prevent a boy from missing his bus.
** One that was local to the Massachusetts area was an ad featuring a song telling kids that they can take many things, but that they should never take drugs.


* When they weren't showing an in-house "Cool Message for Kids" PSA or the Arbor Day Foundation PSA mentioned below, Creator/FoxKids would show [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bhzCv8TX6kY this McGruff the Crime Dog PSA]], [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x0V80KXHXFY this Dudley the Dinosaur PSA]] or [[https://vimeo.com/23111919 The Crayon Box That Talked]] at the end of their commercial breaks throughout its run. This practice lasted until the 2006-07 TV season.

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* When they weren't showing an in-house "Cool Message for Kids" PSA or the Arbor Day Foundation PSA mentioned below, Creator/FoxKids would show [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bhzCv8TX6kY [[https://youtube.com/watch?v=MN46Foe-DHA this McGruff the Crime Dog PSA]], [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x0V80KXHXFY this Dudley the Dinosaur PSA]] or [[https://vimeo.com/23111919 The Crayon Box That Talked]] at the end of their commercial breaks throughout its run. This practice lasted until the 2006-07 TV season.





* During airings of ''Anime/SailorMoon'' in the US during its' original run from 1995 to 1996, [[https://youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=idJoFq9nvi0 this NACME PSA]] starring Sinbad was frequently played. This also happened on other children's shows during the same timespan.

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* During airings Airings of ''Anime/SailorMoon'' in the US during its' original run from 1995 to 1996, [[https://youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=idJoFq9nvi0 this NACME PSA]] starring Sinbad was frequently played. This also happened on other children's shows during the same timespan.


* In the fall of 2001, ''Disney's One Too'' loved showing a ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'' PSA about sleep during every final ad break.
* During airings of ''Anime/SailorMoon'' in the US during its' original run from 1995 to 1996, a PSA about two boys trying to go through everyday life without using math was frequently played. This also happened on other children's shows during the same timespan.

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* In the fall of 2001, ''Disney's One Too'' loved showing a ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'' PSA about sleep during every final slot of the ad break.
* During airings of ''Anime/SailorMoon'' in the US during its' original run from 1995 to 1996, a PSA about two boys trying to go through everyday life without using math [[https://youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=idJoFq9nvi0 this NACME PSA]] starring Sinbad was frequently played. This also happened on other children's shows during the same timespan.


** This also happened during the death of Emperor Hirohito in 1989

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** This also happened during wasn't the first time this had happened. [=PSAs=] only aired for at least a week following the death of Emperor Hirohito in 19891989 and the Great Hanshin Earthquake in 1995.


** Rather [[NightmareFuel distressingly]] one of these was a cheerful cartoon song about being friendly and nice to your neighbours... in the middle of a crisis where people weren't even sure if their neighbours were going to be ''alive'' or not. Played over and over again. Yeah.

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** Rather [[NightmareFuel distressingly]] distressingly]], one of these was a cheerful cartoon song about being friendly and nice using "aisatsu", or grettings, to your neighbours... make the people in their neighbourhood happy. Keep in mind that this was during the middle of a crisis where people weren't even sure if their neighbours were going to be ''alive'' or not. Played over and over again. Yeah.not.
** This also happened during the death of Emperor Hirohito in 1989



** Another common AFN PSA was [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lMKNtc4RJHc Gofer Cakes]], which was so common that it played on the network into 2010, long after the mainland had stopped running the PSA. A local example of this would be [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SpOb_qSggGE this recycling PSA]] from the Okinawa AFN affiliate.



* People who lived in the United States and watched Saturday morning cartoons on broadcast networks the 80's, 90's or 2000's are likely to remember [[https://youtube.com/watch?v=v0hH-KPAr00 this PSA]] for the Arbor Day Foundation and it's catchy song. It even showed up on cable networks such as USA during their Cartoon Express block, and on [[Creator/ABCFamily Fox Family]] at the end of the final commercial break of the shows broadcast during their morning block. On some channels, the ad played every 30 minutes or even twice in the same break because the Arbor Day Foundation had bought so much airtime.

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* People who lived in the United States and watched Saturday morning cartoons on broadcast networks the 80's, 90's or 2000's are likely to remember [[https://youtube.com/watch?v=v0hH-KPAr00 this PSA]] for the Arbor Day Foundation and it's its' catchy song. It even showed up on cable networks such as USA during their Cartoon Express block, and on [[Creator/ABCFamily Fox Family]] at the end of the final commercial break of the shows broadcast during their morning block. On some channels, the ad played every 30 minutes or even twice in the same break because the Arbor Day Foundation had bought so much airtime.

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