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* NonindicativeName: It has been noted that a minority of the songs actually qualify as "rock", per se. Most are straight pop, but a few lean more toward jazz, blues, gospel, etc.

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* NonindicativeName: MusicGenreDissonance: The series has a NonIndicativeName. It has been noted that a minority of the songs actually qualify as "rock", per se. Most are straight pop, but a few lean more toward jazz, blues, gospel, etc.


* "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vmYVWJ82dQQ Interplanet Janet]]" (Science Rock, Ahrens) - She's a galaxy girl! Another notoriously catchy tune, about... an alien softball team exploring our solar system. No, really. "She travels like a rocket with her comet team/And there's never been a planet Janet hasn't seen!"

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* "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vmYVWJ82dQQ com/watch?v=MGgajx1pGPU Interplanet Janet]]" (Science Rock, Ahrens) - She's a galaxy girl! Another notoriously catchy tune, about... an alien softball team exploring our solar system. No, really. "She travels like a rocket with her comet team/And there's never been a planet Janet hasn't seen!"


* EarWorm: Many songs, to varying extent. To quote "Lucky Seven Sampson"...
-->''You'll wake up tomorrow\\
You'll be glad that I came\\
Cause you'll be singing\\
One of the songs that I sang!''



** Everyone in "Ready Or Not, Here I Come", as that song is about multiplying by 5.

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** Everyone in "Ready Or or Not, Here I Come", as that song is about multiplying by 5.

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* SmartPeopleWearGlasses: Subverted in "Unpack Your Adjectives". The protagonist sees a boy wearing glasses and a boy without them, and labels the glasses-wearer with a "brainy" sign and the other boy with a "dumb" sign. Then, the boy without glasses spouts a complex math equation, and the protagonist switches the signs.

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* HoistByHerOwnPetard: In "A Noun is a Person, Place, or Thing," a Mrs. Jones sends her dog to bark at the protagonist and her younger brother [[ForTheEvulz for no explained reason]]. They feed the dog a bone, and the [[HeelFaceTurn dog turns on Mrs. Jones]].

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* EarWorm: Many songs, to varying extent. To quote "Lucky Seven Sampson"...
-->''You'll wake up tomorrow\\
You'll be glad that I came\\
Cause you'll be singing\\
One of the songs that I sang!''

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** Several of the names on the different selections in the voting booth in "I'm Going to Send Your Vote to College" are the names of the show's creators.


* OverlyLongName: Rufus Xavier and Rafaella Gabriela Sarsparilla and Albert Andreas Armadillo.

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* OverlyLongName: OverlyLongSpanishName: Rufus Xavier and Rafaella Gabriela Sarsparilla and Albert Andreas Armadillo.

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* AnthropomorphicPersonification: Seen frequently. Most notably in "Tyrannosaurus Debt", where the National Debt is portrayed by a blue Tyrannosaurus Rex with stars and red stripes.


Episodes initially fell under one of four headings, in order of production: Multiplication Rock, Grammar Rock, America Rock (history, mostly released around the 1976 American Bicentennial) and Science Rock. 1983 saw an earnest but ill-fated attempt at Computer Rock (''aka'' Scooter Computer & Mr. Chips) and in 1995/96 the original team reunited for the much more successful Money Rock. In addition, two new Grammar Rock segments ("Busy Prepositions" and "The Tale of Mr. Morton") were added. The shorts continued airing, now part of the ''Main/OneSaturdayMorning'' block, until 2000. In 2002 the team reunited again to produce two new America Rock segments ("I'm Gonna Send Your Vote to College" and "Presidential Minute") as a MilestoneCelebration. In 2009, yet another reunion produced Earth Rock, about environmental issues.

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Episodes initially fell under one of four headings, in order of production: Multiplication Rock, Grammar Rock, America Rock (history, mostly released around the 1976 American Bicentennial) and Science Rock. 1983 saw an earnest but ill-fated attempt at Computer Rock (''aka'' Scooter Computer & Mr. Chips) and in 1995/96 the original team reunited for the much more successful Money Rock. In addition, two new Grammar Rock segments ("Busy Prepositions" and "The Tale of Mr. Morton") were added. The shorts continued airing, now part of the ''Main/OneSaturdayMorning'' ''Creator/OneSaturdayMorning'' block, until 2000. In 2002 the team reunited again to produce two new America Rock segments ("I'm Gonna Send Your Vote to College" and "Presidential Minute") as a MilestoneCelebration. In 2009, yet another reunion produced Earth Rock, about environmental issues.

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* ExtraDigits: "Little Twelve-Toes" has six fingers on each hand, and six on each foot.


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* FourFingeredHands: Most ''Schoolhouse Rock'' characters are drawn with four fingers, with a few exceptions.
** The prince from "I Got Six" has six rings on each finger, by multiplying 6 by 10 to get 60.
** Everyone in "Ready Or Not, Here I Come", as that song is about multiplying by 5.
** Noah and his son have five fingers when multiplying 2 by 10 to get 20.
** Little Twelve-Toes, from the song of the same name, has six digits on each hand/foot.


All of the classic ''Schoolhouse Rock'' shorts are now available on {{DVD}} - save one installment of "Scooter Computer," which was thought lost until 2013, when it finally emerged on YouTube. The newer Earth Rock set is also available as a separate release.

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All of the classic ''Schoolhouse Rock'' shorts are now available on {{DVD}} UsefulNotes/{{DVD}} - save one installment of "Scooter Computer," which was thought lost until 2013, when it finally emerged on YouTube.Website/YouTube. The newer Earth Rock set is also available as a separate release.

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-->''[[TheStinger Darn! That's the end!]]''

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