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In a song that rhymes on a bell?
Don't despair in your lair
There are plenty of songs there
Where you can S - P - E - L - L

Compare Counting Song, Phone Number Jingle and Alphabet Song, sometimes overlaps with Spelling for Emphasis.

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  • Campfire songs presented by G.O.Y.A.:
    • "I am a C":
      I am a C, I am a C - H
      I am a C - H - R - I - S - T - I - A - N
      And I have C - H - R - I - S - T in my H - E - A - R - T
      And I will L - I - V - E - E - T - E - R - N - A - L - L - Y
    • "Let Me See You Get Down":
      D-O-W-N...Let me see you get down
  • Children's songs:
    • (The most current version of) "Bingo":
      B - I - N - G - O
      B - I - N - G - O
      B - I - N - G - O
      And Bingo was his name-o
    • Also, "Rattlesnake":
      S-N-A-K-E spells rattlesnake!
    • And the classic:
    • Wait, what about the Lollipop song?
      L-O-double L-I P-O-P
      Spells lollipop, lollipop
      B-U-B-B-L-E-G-U-M Spells bubble gum, bubble gum
    • The refrain to the song "Halloween":
      H-A-double L-O/W-double E-N, spells Halloween
    • "Now I know my ABC's/Next time won't you sing with me."
  • Marilyn Manson's "Burning Flag"
    We've got our A-B-Cs and our F-U-C-K
    • As well as (s)AIN'T
    I've got an 'F', and a 'C', and I got a 'K' too
    And the only thing that's missing is a bitch like 'U'
  • "A.k.a.i-d-i-o-t" and "T.H.E.H.I.V.E.S." by The Hives
    a.k.a i-d-i-o-t, don't know who the hell I'm supposed to be, i-d-i-o-t (a.k.a i-d-i-o-t).
    a.k.a i-d-i-o-t, yeah thats me, i-d-i-o-t (a.k.a i-d-i-o-t).
    We rule the world, this is our world [x2]
    T.H.E.H.I.V.E.S. [x4]
  • "Be Aggressive" by Faith No More (with cheerleaders singing along):
    Be aggressive! B-E aggressive! B-E A-G-G-R-E-S-S-I-V-E!
    • Which is from a cheerleading chant that predates the song.
  • "Beer Run" by George Jones and Garth Brooks.
    B Double E Double Are You In?
    • Same name, different lyrics, same spelling style: "Beer Run" by comedian Todd Snider.
  • "C-I-T-Y", by John Cafferty & the Beaver Brown Band.
  • "C-H-R-I-S-T-M-A-S," the classic Christmas song, originally released in 1948 by country crooner Eddy Arnold and covered by countless artists in every genre in the years since. Each letter in the word "Christmas" stands for personal, religious or sentimental meaning for the singer as he reflects on the holiday (e.g, "'C' is for the Christ Child, born upon this day").
  • "D.A.N.C.E" by Justice:
    Do the D-A-N-C-E
    1, 2, 3, 4, fight
    Stick to the B-E-A-T
    Get ready to ignite
    You were such a P-Y-T
    Catching all the lights
    Just easy as A-B-C
    That's how you make it right
  • The chorus of "Dangerous Animals" by Arctic Monkeys
    Makes my head pirouette
    More than I would be willing to confess
  • "D.I.S.C.O." by Ottawan:
    D-I-S-C-O! (x3)
    She is D-I-S-C-O!
  • "D - I - V - O - R - C - E" by Tammy Wynette, the classic lament of a failed relationship, married to the old trick of Censorship by Spelling:
    Our D-I-V-O-R-C-E
    Becomes final today
    Me and little J-O-E
    Will be going away
    And I love you both but this will be
    Pure H-E-double-L for me
    Oh how I wish that we could stop
    This D-I-V-O-R-C-E
    • Or the Billy Connolly version...
    His Q-U-A-R-A-N-T-I-N-E starts today
    Both my wife and my wee little dog
    Will soon be hauled away
    That's why I spell out all of these words
    So as my dog can't hear
    But I must admit
    That dog is acting Q-U-E-R queer
  • They Might Be Giants:
    • "Don't Let's Start" from their debut album:
      D, world destruction
      Over an overture
      N, do I need
      Apostrophe T, need this torture?
    • "S-E-X-X-Y" from Factory Showroom.
  • The suitably mental "F.E.E.L.I.N.G.C.A.L.L.E.D.L.O.V.E." by Pulp.
  • The Cure's "Fire in Cairo" spells the song title in the chorus. Repeatedly.
  • "Ghettomusick" by Outkast:
    G-h-e-t-t-o-m-u-s-i-c-k stay down
    O-u-t-k-a-s-t (oooh yeah) just know that we won't play round
  • "Glamorous" by Fergie:
    "G - L - A - M - O - R - O - U - S, yeah G - L - A - M - O - R - O - U - S"
  • "Gloria" by Them:
  • "Hollaback Girl" by Gwen Stefani.
    This shit is bananas.
  • "If You Seek Amy" by Britney Spears. Averted, but several watchdog media groups have accused the songwriters of structuring the lyrics so that the F-word can get around the censors — ergo, "if you seek Amy" is actually "F-U-C-K M-E!"
  • "The Jimbo Song" by Reverend Horton Heat.
    Chain drippin' wallet
    Above ground pool
  • "Lola" by The Kinks.
  • "R.O.C.K. in the USA" by John Mellencamp.
  • "L - O - V - E" by Nat King Cole:
    L is for the way you look at me
    O is for the only one I see
    V is very, very extraordinary
    E is even more than anyone that you adore can
  • Cole's lyrics might be referenced in "Love" by Mary J. Blige:
    Let's get you ready for the lovin' of a lifetime
    Our position is just to see what you can do
    Become a victim on the verge, of kickin ass now
    Just experience and you'll know what to do
  • "Loverman" by Nick Cave from Let Love In manages to make it seem sinister:
    L is for LOVE, baby
    O is for ONLY you that I do
    V is for loving VIRTUALLY everything that you are
    E is for loving almost EVERYTHING that you do
    R is for RAPE me
    M is for MURDER me
    A is for ANSWERING all of my prayers
    N is for KNOWING your loverman's going
    to be the answer to all of yours
  • "BLIMPHT" by Bill Oddie (in the third episode of the radio series "I'm Sorry I'll Read That Again") is decidedly less romantic
    B is for the beauty that I only see in you,
    L is for the laughter that I hear the whole night through,
    I is so infatuated with you, oh my dear,
    M is for the music that I hear when you are near,
    P is for the passion that I feel for you each day,
    H is for the horror if you ever went away,
    T is for the trust I put in you all else above,
    Put them all together now and that.... spells.... BLIMPHT!
  • M-I-S-S-I-S-S-I-P-P-I to remember how to spell the US state.
  • "Passion" by The Flirts.
  • "L-O-N-E-L-Y" by Bobby Vinton.
  • Beastie Boys' "Puttin' Shame in Your Game":
    We keep the party movin' till the broad daylight
    • This was a favorite trope of the Beasties, found in songs like "The New Style" ("B-E-A-S-T-I-E / What up, Mike D.?") and "Pass the Mic" ("I'm the A-D-R-O-C-K").
  • "M-O-T-H-E-R" by Howard Johnson:
    "M" is for the million things she gave me,
    "O" means only that she's growing old,
    "T" is for the tears she shed to save me,
    "H" is for her heart of purest gold;
    "E" is for her eyes, with love-light shining,
    "R" means right, and right she'll always be,
    Put them all together, they spell "MOTHER,"
    A word that means the world to me.
    • Parodied in this Narbonic Sunday strip.
    • So subverted in MAD:
      M is for the Massive guilt she gave me;
      O is for the Outbursts that she had;
      T is for her Total domination;
      H is How she drove out dear old dad;
      E is for the Eunuch that she made me;
      R is my Respect she stripped away;
      Put them all together, they spell MOTHER —
      The reason I'm so fucked-up today!
    • Also subverted in an episode of the situation comedy Mama's Family, where in flashback a teenage Eunice shows up drunk at a church bazaar and, during a talent show, begins singing "M-O-T-H-E-R" with lyrics that insult and embarrass Mama, before Eunice is hauled out by security. note 
    • And again parodied in a Black Comedy kind of way Batman: Arkham City by Calendar Man:
      "M" was for the murderous look she gave me.
      "O" meant only that she was weak and old.
      "T" is for her terror as she fought me.
      "H" is for her heart that I now hold.
      "E" is for her eyes swiftly dimming.
      "R" means rot, and soon rotting she will be.
      Put them all together, they spell "MOTHER",
      A word that means a corpse to me.
      Happy Mother's Day, Mommy.
    • Also parodied in Ray Wylie Hubbard's "Up Against the Wall, Redneck Mother"note :
      "M" is for the mudflaps you give me for my pickup truck
      "O" is for the oil I put on my hair
      "T" is for T-bird
      "H" is for Haggard
      "E" is for eggs
      And "R" is for REDNECK!
  • Catatonia's 'Mother Of Misogyny':
    He was a mother of, mother of, mother of
    M-I-S-O-G-Y-N-Y, misogyny
  • William Shatner's "You'll Have Time":
    Y - O - U - apostrophe - R - E - G - O - double N - A - D - I - E die
    You are gonna diiiiiiiiiieeeeee!!
  • "ohmygodimonfire" by Logan Whitehurst:
    O - H - M - Y - G - O - D - I - M - O - N - F - I - R - E
    S - O - M - E - B - O - D - Y - P - U - T - M - E - O - U - T
    F - O - R - C - R - Y - I - N - G - O - U - T - L - O - U - D
    • Also used in "Robot Cat":
      Word to the R to the O to the B to the O-T-C to the A to the T
  • "Rag Mop" (sometimes spelled "Ragg Mopp" due to the lyrics):
    M-O-P-P Mopp mopp mopp mopp
    I say R-A
    R-A-G-G M-O-P-P, ragg mopp
    • And its parody:
    Oh, I say D
    I say D-O
    Team, team, team...
    • Here's another parody, relating to online gaming:
    I said Q-U
    Q-U-I-T Quit quit quit quit
    I said R-A
    R-A-G-E Q-U-I-T Ragequit!
  • "Respect" by Otis Redding, popularized by Aretha Franklin:
    R - E - S - P - E - C - T
    Find out what it means to me
    R - E - S - P - E - C - T
    Take care, TCB
  • "Saturday Night" by the Bay City Rollers:
    S! A! T-U-R! D-A-Y! Night!
    B-A-Y, B-A-Y,
    B-A-Y, C-I-T-Y,
    With an R-O-double-L, E-R-S,
    Bay City Rollers are the best!''
  • "Shopping", also by the Pet Shop Boys. This and "Minimal" above were mashed up together wonderfully during the 2006 tour.
  • Snoop Dogg often refers to himself in his songs as "S - N - double O - P" or "D - O - double G".
  • "Tennessee Girl" by Sammy Kershaw:
    I love that T-E-double N-E-double S-double E G-I-R-L.
  • "T-R-O-U-B-L-E" by Elvis Presley, later covered by Travis Tritt.
  • The not-often-played-on-the-radio intro to the Guess Who's "American Woman" takes its dear, sweet time spelling out the song's title.
  • Parodied in "Weird Al" Yankovic's "Albuquerque": "I said A! (A!) L! (L!) B! (B!) U! (U!)...........Querque! (Querqueeeeeee!)
    • From "Young, Dumb, and Ugly": "We got three-day stubble/Our name spells trouble:/T-R-U-B-E-L!"
    • Interestingly, Albuquerque, NM was the basis of another spelling song back in 1953, done by Ralph Flanagan and his Orchestra. It was a very minor hit.
  • "(I've Got a Gal in) Kalamazoo", by Glenn Miller and his Orchestra:
    K - A - L - A - M - A - Z - O - O - O - Oh what a gal...
  • V! A! C! A! T-I-O-N! In the summer sun!
    • Fun fact: Connie Francis recorded various foreign-language versions of this song, but they kept the spelling bit the same as the English version.
      • A completely separate spelling song called "V-A-C-A-T-I-O-N" was recorded by Puffy AmiYumi (well technically, just Yumi; it was recorded as a solo song that appeared on a double album called "solosolo")
  • "Microphone Fiend" by Eric B. & Rakim
    Cause I'm in E-F-F-E-C-T
    a smooth operator operating correctly
    • Also "Know Your Enemy"
      "The D88, the E, the F, the I, the A, the N, the C, the E
      A mind of a revolutionary
  • "Cheese and Onions" - The Rutles:
    Do I have to spell it out?
    C-H-E-E-S-E-A-N-D-O-N-I-O-N-S oh no-o-o...
    • Watch it with the animated video. It's awesome.
    • Also, in "Shangri-La". If you listen really, really hard, you can hear a background singer spelling out 'S-H-A-N-G-R-I-L-A' in the last verses. Then spoofed soon before fading out.
    La-dee-dah (S-H-A-N-G-R-I-L-A)
    Here we are
    In Shangri-La (L-E-X-I-C-O-G-R-A-P-H-E-R)
    La-dee-doo-dah (Lexicographer?!)
    La-dee-dah (Sorry, folks!)
  • "Jocko Homo":
    Are we not MEN?
    Are we not MEN?
    • And, of course, that same piece of the song used in Weird Al's "Polkas on 45".
  • Not a Rapper's Read a Book. (Link not worksafe!) R-E-A-D-A-B-O-O-Kaaayy!!
  • Let's not forget The B-I-B-L-E.
  • A song from Brite Music has lines like these:
    B-A-B-Y, that spells fun
    Because at our house we have one...
    It's easy, you see, when you can spell good as me...
    K-I-S-S spells "Hello" to me,
    H-O-M-E, Dad and Mommy,
    But most important is L-O-V-E: That spells Family!
  • "B.A.D." by W.A.S.P.:
    Bad, make your mom and daddy sad
    Bad, It's the bloody fix you do, the bloody fix you do
    • Also "L.O.V.E. Machine":
    L-O, V-E, All I need's my love machine
  • R.A.M.O.N.E.S. by Motörhead
    Misfits, twilight zone,
    R-A-M-O-N-E-S, R-A-M-O-N-E-S
  • 'A-U-S-T-R-A-L-I-A... Australia!'
  • Morningwood's "To The Nth Degree" involves a lot of spelling of the band's name:
    • They have another one. Their song "Everybody Rules" goes:
    Everybody rules!
  • "Washington, DC" by Magnetic Fields:
    T-O-N, baby, DC!
  • Lootpack's "On Point" has two full verses of spelling. It's taken to the point where I can't even post the lyrics. Just hear it yourself.
  • "Method of Modern Love" by Daryl Hall and John Oates
    • M-E-T-H-O-D-O-F-L-O-V-E, it's the method of modern love
    • Same goes for Wu-Tang Clan's "Method Man", which samples the above song:
  • Y - M - C - A !
  • Megadeth's "Hook in Mouth"
    F is for fighting, R is for red
    Ancestors' blood in battles they've shed
    E, we elect them, E, we eject them
    In the land of the free and the home of the brave
    D, for your dying, O, your overture
    M, they will cover your grave with manure
    This spells out freedom, it means nothing to me
    As long as there's a P.M.R.C.
  • Mercyful Fate's "Nuns Have No Fun"
    Upon a cross a nun will be hanged, she will be raped by an evil man
    Knock spikes through her hands, things will come she won't understand
    You're a nun, you haven't had no fun, living your life as a virgin queen
    I'm gonna change it, and I'll get it done, tomorrow you won't be a virgin queen
    C. U. N. T.! That's what you are! You're C. U. N. T., yeah!
  • "Polysics Or Die!"
    P - O - L - Y - S - I - C - S
  • 3OH!3 and Katy Perry's "Starstrukk":
    L-O-V-E's just another word I never learned to pronounce.
    • ...although they actually say "love" in the previous line.
  • No Doubt's "Staring Problem."
  • Nickelback:
    • "S.E.X.":
      S is for the simple need,
      E is for the ecstasy,
      X is there to mark the spot, 'cause that's the one you really want!
    • In "Everything I Wanna Do", between the verses and the chorus, you can hear softly in the background the lines
      You and me sitting in a tree *-U-C-K-I-N-G.
  • Fergie's "Fergalicious" manages to do this somewhat, but manages to misspell an incredibly simple word in the song - specifically, "tasty" as "tastey".
  • No mention of S-S-S-S A-A-A-A F-F-F-F E-E-E-E T-T-T-T Y-Y-Y-Y?
  • Eddy Arnold's "C-H-R-I-S-T-M-A-S", covered by a lot of artists in the '50s.
    C is for the Christ child, born upon this day
    H for Herald angels in the night
    R means our Redeemer
    I means Israel
    S is for the Star that shone so bright...
  • 311's "Sick Tight"
    My name is Nick, H-E-X-U-M
    • And "Juan Bond", which spells out the song's title.
  • Aztec Camera's "How Men Are"
    P-E-R-S-P-E-C-T-I-V-E. It's no mystery.
  • "The Mark of the Gun" by Deathstars:
    Your life spells dead
    Well, the D is for destroy (under the gun)
    The E is for enforce (under the gun)
    A is for absolute (under the gun)
    And D is for darkness
    Dead (the mark of the gun)
  • Stupid, by The Sultans of Ping FC:
    You're stupid, S-T-U-P-I-D!
  • "Cactus" by The Pixies has a bridge where the band chants "P! I! X! I! E! S!"
    • When David Bowie covered it, that section became "D! A! V! I! D!"
  • The example above was inspired by "The Groover" by T. Rex, which begins with the band chanting "T! R! E! X!".
  • Elastica's word salady "How He Wrote Elastica Man" has a chorus of the band (and Mark E. Smith - the title is a Shout-Out to The Fall's "How I Wrote Plastic Man") chanting "E! L! A! S! T! I! C! A!" while Justine Frischmann adds more vocals acrostically (e.g. E! Extra special/L! Last chance).
  • From the extended club mix of "Safety Dance" by Men Without Hats:
    Safety! Dance!
  • Hot Chip has a rather weird one in "Over and Over", which is either just plain Word Salad or a brilliant statement about the stages of a relationship:
  • "L-I-F-E-G-O-E-S-O-N" by Noah and the Whale. Both the trope-example and title of the song.
  • Frank Sinatra's take on "Jingle Bells."
  • From the second verse of "Pump It" by the Black Eyed Peas:
    B-L-A-C-K-E-Y-E-D-P to the E
    Then the A to the S
  • "Super Eurobeat" by Dave Rodgers ft. Futura.
    S - 'Cause we are Super
    U - You gotta use it
    P - Is like a passion
    E-R - Euro
    E - You feel emotion
    U - Get up and down
    R - Because we are
    O - All right
    • As well as:
    S - It's only super
    U - It is up to you
    P - Play with me now
    E-R - Euro
    E - You gotta beat it
    U - Just take it easy
    R - A-Beat-C rules
    O - All right
  • Madonna's "Gimme All Your Luvin" includes a cheerleader-chant-like hook:
    L-U-V! Madonna!
    Y-O-U! You wanna!
    • Also "Rescue Me":
    R-E-S-C-U-E me, only you can rescue me.
  • Jay-Z's "Izzo (H.O.V.A.)"
    H to the izz-O, V to the izz-A
    • Also, "Money, Cash, Hoes" and its remix have verses that start out this way:
    (Jay-Z, in the original) J-A-Y, I flow sick!
    (DMX, in the original) D-M-X, and my dogs bite!
    (Memphis Bleek, in the remix) Ay yo, M-E-M-P-H-I-S Bleek!
    (Beanie Sigel, in the remix) Peep the kid from P-H-I-L-L-Y!
  • The Faint's "Tale Me to the Hospital" spells the last word of its title in increments.
  • Steel Panther chant the title of "Gold-Digging Whore" letter-by-letter. The E is delivered as something of an afterthought, since it doesn't fit in with the rhythm of the chant.
  • The Wizard Rock song "Draco and Harry" by The Whomping Willows:
    It's Draco and Harry sitting in a tree
    S - N - O - G - G - I - N - G
    It's Draco and Harry sitting in a tree
    F - A - L - L - I - N - G in love
  • Anal Cunt's "You're Gay". This line is repeated nine times throughout the whole song:
    ''Y - O - U - R - E - G - A -Y, YOU'RE GAY!"
    • It gets reprised in one of their later songs, "If You Don't Like the Village People, You're Fucking Gay"
  • "Think Fast" by The Fatal Flaw features backing vocalists doing a cheerleader chant about how we're all going to die someday:
    F-A-S-T that's the way
    A clock is just a bomb you see
    F-A-S-T don't delay
    running out for you and me
  • The backing vocals in Supernova's "Invasion" spell out the band's name.
  • Sam and Kirk McGee's "C-H-I-C-K-E-N Spells Chicken."
  • Yellow Magic Orchestra's Technopolis
    T-E-C-H-N-O-P-O-L-I-S, Tokyo
  • M.A.R.S.H.E.A.U.X. by Marsheaux, whose Looped Lyrics consist solely of the title.
  • MC Mr. Napkins' "The Aggressive Bee" parodies the "be aggressive" cheerleader chant, set up by the earlier line "I'm not trying to be his cheerleader":
    The bee's aggressive
    The bee, he's aggressive
    He's B-E-E A-G-G-R-E-S-S-I-V-E!
  • The Modern Lovers' "Girlfriend" combines this with Funetik Aksent (since Jonathan Richman elides the "d" in "girlfriend"):
    That's a girlfriend
    Said G-I-R-L-F-R-E-N
  • "Hell" from Squirrel Nut Zippers:
    Now the D and A and the M and the N
    And the A and the T and the I-O-N
    Lose your face
    Lose your name
    Then get fitted for a suit of flames!
  • "Hello L. O. V. E." by John Michael Montgomery.
  • "What Will You Do with M-E?" by Western Flyer. The son hears his dad spelling things out over the phone so the son can't figure out what's going on, leading the son to ask:
    Hey D-A-D-D-Y, I saw M-A-M-A cry
    Say you're not going away
    Is it because of me? Have I been B-A-D?
    Please, daddy, please, can't you see
    'Cause if you leave, what will you do with M-E?
  • Subverted in "I'm in Love with a Capital 'U'" by Joe Diffie:
    You got me feeling so G-U-D
    It's more better than I thought it would be
    Girl, you taught me things that I never learned in school
    I'm in love with a capital "U"
  • Television's "Friction" ends with Tom Verlaine spitting "F! R! I! C! T-I-O-N!"
  • Heavenly's "P.U.N.K. Girl", inevitably:
    P is for the Painful way she makes me feel some days
    U is for Utopia, the other times with her
    N is for the New wave dreams she had back in her teens
    K is for the Kid in her, my P.U.N.K. Girl
  • Gang Starr's "The Planet", which has this as the chorus:
    I'm gonna make it god dammit
    Out in B-R-double-O-K-Lyn, The Planet
    • "Mostly tha Voice" is another example:
    My religion is rap
    R-E-A-L-I-T-Y, G
    • Another song, "So Wassup?!" gives us:
    You say you're R-E-P-R-E-S-E-N-T-I-N-G?
    You're frontin', boy, come against me
  • Rapper Webbie had a song a while back called "Independent", where the chorus goes like this:
    I-N-D-E-P-E-N-D-E-N-T, do you know what that mean, man?
  • Frank Zappa's Mrs Pinky from Zoot Allures about a sex doll: "And it's P-I-N-K-Y, 69.94! Give her a try!''
  • "E Flat Boogie" by Trouble Funk, which doubles as a partial Singer Namedrop.
    T-R-O-U-B-L-E Flat Boogie!
  • "Marley Scratch" by Marley Marl and MC Shan, which spells out the name of Marley Marl, the DJ:
    Since you just heard how a DJ sound
    The name Marley Marl, I'm gon' break it down
    The "M" is for "Master of Scratch" and if the needle wants to slip, it's the needle he'll catch
    The "A" is a letter that you set apart; I wouldn't call his beats music, I would call it art
    The "R" just stands for the way he rock, which is 24/7, around the clock
    The "L" is for lyrics that I write, when put to his music, sounds out of sight
    The "E" is for every beat he makes, which sucka DJs persist to take
    Don't play with the "Y" cause it isn't a game, you ask "Why did he put the other DJs to shame?"
    After this, there shouldn't a story to tell, at the end of that, it's "M, A, R, L"!
  • Frank Sinatra's version of "Jingle Bells".
  • FT Island's self-titled song which repeatedly spells out their name in this manner:
    "F-T-I-S-L-A-N-D let's go!"
  • The Lonely Island song Spell It Out which as is to be expected is a parody which squicks out the "audience"
  • "Until Death (Do Us Part)" by Front 242:
    L-O-C-K space T-H-E space D-O-O-R space F-O-R-E-V-E-R
  • Mitch Miller's rendition of "You Tell Me Your Dream, I'll Tell You Mine".
    M-I-N-E, M-I-N-E, mine,
    I'll be T-H-I-N-E, T-H-I-N-E, thine,
    And I love you,
    I love you all the T-I-M-E, time.
    You are the B-E-S-T, B-E-S-T, best
    Of all the R-E-S-T, R-E-S-T, rest,
    'Cause I love you,
    I love you all the T-I-M-E, time.
  • "Loadsamoney" by Harry Enfield gives us an example of a misspelling song.
    What's that spell? Loadsamoney!
  • EVOL by Marina Diamandis.
    L-O-V-E, L-O-V-E
    (L-O-V-E, E-V-O-L)
    L-O-V-E, do ya love me?
    (L-O-V-E, love is evil)
  • "FRIENDS" by Marshmello and Anne-Marie is about an unwanted suitor not taking the hint that the singer just sees him as a friend. Thus the chorus is literally "spelling it out" for him:
    Haven't I made it obvious?
    Haven't I made it clear?
    Want me to spell it out for you?
  • "Dollhouse" by Melanie Martinez.
    I see things that nobody else sees
  • "Going Back To Cali" by The Notorious B.I.G. has a couple of lines spelling out his own name:
    Spell my name right, B-I, double-G, I-E
    I'ma spell my name one more time, check it
    It's the N-O-T-O-R-I-O
    -U-S, you just, lay down, slow
  • "Unity Rhumba" by Goodson & Vale.
    With a U, with an N, with an I-T-Y
    Unity, unity, ai-yi-yi
  • "Christmas Alphabet" by Dickie Valentine.
    C is for the candy trimmed around the Christmas tree,
    H is for the happiness with all the family,
    R is for the reindeer prancing by the window pane,
    I is for the icing on the cake as sweet as sugar cane,
    S is for the stocking hanging on the chimney wall,
    T is for the toys beneath the tree so tall,
    M is for the mistletoe where everyone is kissed,
    A is for the angels who make up the Christmas list,
    S is for the Santa who makes every kid his pet,
    Be good and he'll bring you everything in your Christmas alphabet!
  • "Word Up" by Cameo.
    Dial "L" for low...
    Come on, all you people say...
    W-O-R-D up - W-O-R-D up
  • "Ain't Nothin' Goin' On But the Rent" by Gwen Guthrie.
    Cause ain't nothin' goin' on but the rent
    You got to have a J-O-B if you wanna be with me
    Ain't nothin' goin' on but the rent
    You got to have a J-O-B if you wanna be with me
  • "The Love You Save" by The Jackson 5.
    S is for "Save it"
    T is for "Take it slow"
    O is for "Oh, no!"
    P is for "Please, please, don't go!"
  • "The Best Damn Thing" by Avril Lavigne has a bridge where she uses her name as an acrostic to spell out what she expects from a lover:
    Give me an A (always give me what I want)
    Give me a V (be very, very good to me)
    R (are you gonna treat me right?)
    I (I can put up a fight)
    Give me an L (let me hear you scream loud)
  • "W.O.M.A.N." by Etta James.
    I'm a W O M one A and a N
    A woman
    A woman
  • "W-O-M-A-N" by Johnny Cash.
    I just want to tell you baby, if I can I need my W-O-M-A-N
    A M-A-N needs a W-O for love or dirty boogie or the do-se-do
    And the F-E-M-A-L-E can turn a B-O-Y into a M-A-N
  • "I'm a Woman" written by Leiber and Stoller.
    'Cause I'm a woman!
    I'll say it again,
  • "Let's Get Serious" by Jermaine Jackson.
    Baby let's get serious
    Yeh, yeh, yeh, yeh, yeh, yeh, yeh, yeh, yeh, yeh
  • Bo Diddley:
    • "I'm a Man".
      I'm a man,
      I spell M-A-N... man.
    • "Cadillac" takes it to extremes by spelling out "Cadillac" every other line.
  • Shirley Bassey's "Burn My Candle".
    There's S for Scotch
    That's so direct
    And for straight and simple sex
    I for invitation to
    A close relationship with you
    N for nothing bad, no less
    S I N that's sin I guess
  • Al Green's "L-O-V-E".
  • The Pearls' "Guilty".
    You’re guilty, guilty, can’t get away
    ‘Cause you’re guilty, guilty, now hear me saying
  • Monyaka's "Go Deh Yaka".
    Spells Monyaka
    Write it pretty in the city, standing tall

    Spells Monyaka
    Here to rock you in your city
  • Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes of TLC spells out her stage name in "Switch":
    This switch could be infinite
    I said L to da, E to da, F to the, T to da, E to the, Y
    Because I'm so fly
    Bring it back to the E
  • Happa-tai (Green Leaves)'s "Yatta!"
  • The Songs of Paddington's "P-A-D-D-I-N-G-T-O-N".
  • Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj's "Bang Bang".
    Uh, B to the A to the N to the G to the, uh (Baby, baby, baby, bae, ba—baby)
    B to the A to the N to the G to the, hey
  • "Diamonds and Pearls" by Prince:
    D to the I to the A to the M
    O to the N to the D to the pearls of love
    D to the I to the A to the M (To the M)
    O to the N to the D to the pearls of love
  • "Dat's De Way To Spell Chicken," a ragtime "coon" song from 1902.
  • Bobbie Gentry's "Mississippi Delta":
    M, I, double S, I, double S, I, double P, I
    M, I, double S, I, double S, I, double P, I
  • The Vocaloid song "Bitter Choco Decoration", played just before the final chorus:

  • "Oscar Mayer Bologna Song":
    My bologna has a first name
    It's O - S - C - A - R
    My bologna has a second name
    It's M - A - Y - E - R
    • Parodied in The Simpsons by a vintage commercial starring Rainer Wolfcastle. The bratwurst the song was about had a ridiculously long second name (Schnackenpfefferhausen).
  • The end of the Mister Softee jingle:
    The creamiest dreamiest soft ice cream
    You get from Mister Softee.
    For a refreshing delight supreme
    Look for Mister Softee.
    S-O-F-T Double-E, Mis-ter Softee.
  • "H-O-T-W-I-R-E,!"
  • The Free Credit Report song, or one of them, was like this. "F to the R to the E to the E to the C to the R to the EDIT..."
  • "Anything is possible! We're unstoppable! Me and my girls! (B-A-R! B-I-E!)"note 
  • "(There's always room for) J-E-L-L, O!"
  • "1-877-Kars-4-Kids, K-A-R-S Kars-4-Kids..."
  • From a few Reese's Puffs commercials: "R - double E - S - E - S, yes! P to the U - double F - S, yes!"

  • Funta's "S-U-K-I" for Popotan's end credits.

    Asian Animation 
  • In the Simple Samosa episode "Doctor D", Samosa, Jalebi, and Vada block Dhokla on social media for annoying them so much, leading to him becoming a celebrity called Doctor D. When the three finally find Dhokla again, they show that there's no hard feelings by singing a song where they spell the word "dost" (Hindi for "friends"). The original Hindi lyrics say that D is for "Dhokla", O is for "omelet", S is for "special", and T is for "tasty", which is changed to the following in the first English dub (the second one translates the original lyrics):
    Samosa: F for forever, R for relations!
    Jalebi: I for immortal, E for enjoyment!
    Vada: N for neverending, D for dear!
    Samosa: S is for special!

  • "'Cause I'm a Blonde" from Earth Girls Are Easy:
    'Cause I'm blonde
    'Cause I'm a blonde
    'Cause I'm a blonde
    B-L-... I don't know!
  • "Ode to a Rat" from Heidis Song:
    R is for your rotten disposition
    O is for the odours that you spread
    D is for the dirt, your happiest condition
    And E is for your evil eyes of red
    N is for the nausea you keep causing
    T is for the trap - we won't go into that
    Put them all together, they read rodent
    Just another fancy name for rat
  • The Rescue Aid Society's anthem from Disney's The Rescuers:
    R - E - S - C - U - E
    Rescue Aid Society
    Heads held high, touch the sky
    You mean everything to me
  • Santa Claus Conquers the Martians:
    You spell it S - A - N - T - A - C - L - A - U - S
    Hooray for Santy Claus!
  • The song "Unclefucker" from South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut ended with an homage to the title song from Oklahoma
    Uncle fucker, that's U-N-C-L-E-FUCK YOU! Uncle fucker! (Suck my balls!)
  • "Turtle Power" for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990) :
    T-U-R-T-L-E Power!
    T-U-R-T-L-E Power!
    T-U-R-T-L-E Power!
    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles!
  • "C-A-T Spells Cat" from Daddy Long Legs.
  • "Sugar Rush" from Wreck-It Ralph:
    S - U - G - A - R! Jump into your racing car!
    It's a Sugar Rush! Sugar Rush!
  • In Matilda, Miss Honey uses these to teach complicated spelling words; they treat the letters as people's names or initials. "Mrs. D, Mrs. I, Mrs. F-F-I, Mrs. C, Mrs. U, Mrs. L-T-Y!"
    Miss Trunchbull: Why are all these women married?
  • The tail end of "Nobody Else But You" from A Goofy Movie dips into spelling.
    But when I start to sink,
    Hey, I'd rather go down...
    With nobody else, but...
    Y - O - U!
  • "Did I Mention" from Descendants.
    My love for you is ridiculous, ridiculous
    My love is R-I-D-I-C-U-L-O-U-S, R-I-D-I-C-U-L-O-U-S
    It's ridiculous, just ridiculous
  • These cut lyrics in "Gaston" from Beauty and the Beast, courtesy of LeFou.
    And his name's G-A-S... T...
    G-A-S-T-O... Oh!
    • Lampshaded in the live-action remake where he misspells Gaston and then goes on to point out that he's actually illiterate.

  • In Matilda, Miss Honey teaches the children this song to spell "difficulty", to which Miss Trunchbull scoffs "Why are all these women married?".
    Mrs D, Mrs I, Mrs FFI,
    Mrs C, Mrs U, Mrs LTY.

    Live-Action TV 
  • The "Harrigan" song (see Theatre) was altered to spell 'Gilligan'.
    Dorothy and Rose: [when they're testing out songs to enter a contest with] "M-I-A, another M, I, M-I-A-M-I spells 'Miami Beach'!"
    Blanche: ...girls.
  • Theme of The Mickey Mouse Club ("M - I - C - K - E - Y - M - O - U - S - E")
    Why? Because we like you!
    • Also parodied on the episode of Muppets Tonight guest starring Cindy Crawford. K-E-R (Are we having fun yet?) M-I-T (That's a swell university.) F-R-O-G
  • "The Waffle Song" from MST3K:
    W is for the many Ways that you're served
    A is for the Admiration you deserve
    F because you're Fluffy! you're Flaky and Fun!
    and F is for the Flavor that is second to none
    L is for how Light you are, you melt in my mouth
    and E is for Eggs!
    • "The Creepy Girl Song", also from MST3K:
      C is for that feeling of uncertainty for not quite knowing what ethnic group you're from,
      R is for the gifts you give me every time you smile.
      the first E is for, uh, well, I don't really know, but
      the second E is really a grammatical thing, 'cause otherwise it would be 'Crepy Girl' and where would that leave us?
      the P is definitely NOT for platonic, and
      Y? Because I love you! Myyy Cree-hee-eepy Gi-irl!!
  • Whose Line Is It Anyway? had a Song Styles in the style of The Village People, where the cast parodied Y.M.C.A. This led to Wayne Brady misspelling the name of the audience member, Howard.
    Wayne: H - O - R - W - A - R - D
  • In a 1984 episode of Saturday Night Live newscaster Edwin Newman, making a guest appearance, did a bit pointing out how many American states have very generic-sounding state songs, usually including a spelling of the state's name at some point.
    • A 2004 episode featured a parody of a infomercial for a country music compilation disc called "Country Roses" that includes a track called "Here We Go Again"
      I guess I'll have another A-B-O-R-T-I-O-N
  • The game show version of Monopoly used a Thematic Theme Tune that had a repeated "M-O-N-O-P-O-L-Y". The first two O's were sung by a woman who... well, sounded like she was having a big O.
  • Horrible Histories' Rosa Parks song includes the lines:
    We organised a boycott of public transportation
    To win R-E-S-P-E-C-T and force new legislation
    Dreamed of the day the USA had no implementation
    Of S-E-G-R-E-G-A-T-I-O-N (Spells "Segregation"!)
  • K-I-D-S! Kids Incorporated! ("We're gonna have fun!", etc.)
    • Along with two other instances that also appear in the theme song.
  • A show from Peru called Nubeluz did this in the the theme song in the English language pilot:
    Ay-oh-ay! Ay-oh-ah! N-U-B-E-L-U-Z!
  • " 'C' Is For Cookie" by Cookie Monster from the Sesame Street Greatest Hits Album Sesame Street: Platinum All-Time Favorites.
  • The Sunny Side Up Show has "Chica is Her Name O," a variant of "B-I-N-G-O."
  • A Series of Unfortunate Events (2017) gives us "It's the Count", describing several qualities Count Olaf supposedly has:
    The "C" is for courageous, just another word for brave.
    "O!" Oh my god, what a very handsome knave.
    "U!" Unbelievable good looks and brains and heart.
    "N!" For the knowledge, 'cause I'm very, very smart.
    "T!" For the talent, which is such a crucial factor
    When you're handsome and good-looking and the world's greatest actor.

    Newspaper Comics 
  • Played for Laughs in Calvin and Hobbes:
    S... For Stupendous!
    T... For Tiger, ferocity of!
    U... For Underwear, red!
    P... For Power, incredible!
    E... For Excellent physique!
    N... For... Um... Something... Hm, well, I'll come back to that...
    D... For Determination!
    U... For... Wait, how do you spell this? Is it "I"??

    Professional Wrestling 

  • Our Miss Brooks: In "Mr. Boynton's Parents", Miss Brooks is pleased to hear that Love Interest Mr. Boynton's parents find her so youthful. That is, until teachers' pets Walter Denton and Harriet Conklin arrive. To Miss Brooks' chagrin, the teenagers name her the Madison High School student's choice for "Mother away from Mother". After presenting her with a shawl the students bought for her, Walter Denton sings the song they wrote for her:
    Walter Denton:
    B is for the books she helps us study.
    R is she is righteous and so pure.
    O is for the fact that she's our buddy.
    The other O is likewise I am sure.
    K is for okay she rates about.
    S is for her sadly wrinkled brow.
    She's motherly just like Elsie the Cow.
    Miss Brooks we love you dearly!
    Miss Brooks:
    Miss Brooks
    That's me.
    (sob) I'll always be,
    Miss Brooks!

  • A jingle for Radio Caroline in its Buccaneer Broadcaster heyday:
    C!-A!-R!-O!-L-I-N-E! It's Caroline! Caroline! Car-o-line!

  • Occurs (predictably enough) in several of the songs in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.
  • Naturally, in Oklahoma!!:
    O - K - L - A - H - O - M - A!
  • "Harrigan" from the musical Fifty Miles From Boston:
    H - A - double-R - I - G - A - N spells Harrigan
  • "Schadenfreude" from Avenue Q ends with "S - C - H - A - D - E - N - F - R - E - U - D - E!"
  • "Tragedy" from P.D.Q. Bach's dramatic oratorio Oedipus Tex:
    Greek Chorus (in fugal counterpoint): T - R - A - G - E - D - Y, tragedy, oh, yeah...
  • "U.N.C.O.U.P.L.E.D." from Starlight Express.
  • "The Name's LaGuardia" from Fiorello!, in which the title character not only spells his name but informs voters that T-A-M-M-A-N-Y "spells tyranny like R-A-T spells rat" and sings a Yiddish verse spelling his name in Hebrew letters.
  • In the stage version of Mary Poppins, "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" is spelled not only in song, but in dance as well.
    S-U-P-E-R; C-A-L-I-F; R-A-G-I-L; I-S-T-I-C-E-X-P-I-A-L-I-D; O; C-I-O-U-S
  • The Most Happy Fella has a song about "big D, little A, double L, A, S," which, of course, spells Dallas.
  • Matilda has "School Song" where the alphabet is recited within a refrain, and ends with the younger children reciting the alphabet.
    So you think you're A-ble, to survive this mess by B-ing a prince or a princess
    You will soon C, there's no escaping trage-D!
  • "Lumbered" from Stop the World, I Want to Get Off:
    I've been L-U-M-B-E-R-E-D lumbered,
    And I don't L-I-K-E it one small bit.
    I'm too young to be a father;
    There are lots of things I'd rather be,
    Like working down a coal P-I-T pit!
  • Subverted in the opening number of the musical Leave It To Me!, in which reporters decline to spell the words "ambassador," "Moscow," "contributor," "administration" ("just put F.D.R."), "Soviet" and "Stalin."
  • "Song of Love" from Once Upon a Mattress:
    With a F and a R and a E and a D
    And a F-R-E-D, Fred!
  • Played with in the coda of "Free" from A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum:
    Hero: Free.
    Pseudolus: Sing it!
    Hero: Free!
    Pseudolus: Spell it!
    Hero: F-R-double—
    Pseudolus: No, the long way!
    Hero: F-R-E-E!
    Both: Free!
  • In The Musical of Golden Boy, "Don't Forget 127th Street" includes this parody of "M-O-T-H-E-R":
    H is for the heroin they sell here,
    A is for the alleys where kids play,
    R is for the rats that run pell-mell here,
    L is for the landlords far away,
    E is for the endless clean-up projects,
    M is for the mouldy roofs above.
    Put them all together, they spell Harlem,
    Oh yeah, the place that white folks think we love!
  • Hamilton has this in the first verse of "My Shot", itself a reference to The Notorious B.I.G.'s "Going Back To Cali":
    The plan is to fan this spark into a flame.
    But damn, it's getting dark, so let me spell out the name,
    I am the A-L-E-X-A-N-D
    -E-R, We are meant to be
    A colony that runs independently.
  • The SpongeBob Musical has two of these of Patchy's anti-anti-pirate Protest Song "Poor Pirates", the first at the beginning...
    Let me begin with a hearty ho ho,
    And a tale that nobody tells well,
    I've not come all the way from En-C-I-N-O
    To be treated like sewage that smells
    • And the second one, repeated frequently throughout the song.
    Poor Pirates,
  • "The Ballad of Sara Berry" from 35MM: A Musical Exhibition dives into this during the titular character's murder spree — the names of the victims and the resulting consequences spell out "prom queen".
    "P" is for Patricia drinking poisoned punch
    "R" is for Raquel dashed on a rock — crunch!
    "O" is what Anne said when Sara bludgeoned her brains
    And "M" is Marianna's marinated remains

    Video Games 

  • In "Carol of the Waa" by Brawl in the Family,
    W - A - L - U - I - G -
    I am the best, Waluigi!

    Web Animation 
  • Dragon Ball Z Abridged: Cell's Villain Song after he reaches his perfect form:
    P is for "Priceless", the look upon your faces
    E is for "Extinction", all your puny races
    R for "Revolution", which will be televised
    F is for how f**ked you are, now allow me to reprise
    E is for "Eccentric", just listen to my song
    C is for "Completion", that I've waited for so long!
    T is for the "Terror", upon you I'll bestow...

    My name is Perfect Cell. And I'd like to say
  • Homestar Runner:
    • Homestar's "love poem" in Strong Bad Email #195:
      M is for milk. The real stuff, not soy.
      A is for not-organic apples. Pesticides ahoy!
      R is raisins - they give me bad gas.
      Z is too hard, so at this one, I'll pass.
      I is for inchildas, and...

      Strong Bad: Homestar!
      Homestar: Yeah, what's up?
      Strong Bad: That's not a love poem! That is a lavishly produced grocery list!
    • "Rap Song" (accidentally feat. Peacey P), not to be confused with Crack Stuntman's Very Important Rap Song.
      Coach Z: R-A-P-S
      O-N-G, yes
      Yes, y'all, And you don't stap,
      Coach Z and Peacey P, cold rappity rap!
    • "Trogday 08" includes "The 'S is for Sucks' Dragon Song", which spells out the alphabet. However, only some of the letters got spelled out.
      Strong Bad: A long time ago, B-fore things got weird,
      Came a Dragon, a mighty dragon,
      that Everybody Feared
      Now G is for "giraffe", and H is for "Halloween"
      But I'm not Joking about this Kill-ill-Ling Machine, Na-na-na-na...
    • From the SBEmail "local news":
      Strong Bad: ♪ Ooooh,
      If you want it to be possessive, it's just I-T-S,
      But if it's supposed to be a contraction, then it's I-T-Apostrophe-S...
      Scalawag! ♫
  • Humorously inverted in the middle of a Sanity Slippage Song in Dr. Horrible.
    You people all have to learn/This world is going to BURN!/ BURN!/ It's two Rs. H-O-R-R- right/ BURN!

    Western Animation 
  • Animaniacs gives us Baloney's "Imagine Song"
    "I" is for "imagine"
    "M" is for "me"
    "A" is for the letter "a"
    "G" is for "gee"
    "I" is for..."imagine"
    "N" is for "nice"
    "E" is for "Egad!
    I said 'imagine' twice!"
    • And there's "The Acme Song"
    There's the "A", that's first,
    There's the "C", that's next.
    There's the "M", you're almost done,
    There's the "E", that's last, now spell it out,
    A-C-M-E that's fun!
    • Now backwards!
    There's the "E", that's last,
    There's the "M", that's next.
    There's the "C", you're almost done,
    There's the "A", that's first, what's first is last,
    E-M-C-A we're done!
  • The opening theme of The Emperor's New School.
  • From a Musical Episode of Rocko's Modern Life:
    R - E - C - Y - C - L - E Recycle!
    C - O - N - S - E - R - V - E Conserve!
    Don't you P - O - L - L - U - T - E
    Pollute the rivers sky or sea
    Or else you're gonna get what you deserve
    • Rocko eventually attempts to repeat this song to the corporate bigwigs at Conglomo, but he isn't familiar enough to remember the tune. The executives wonder why he's spelling everything.
  • Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: "M-I-C-K-E-Y, M-O-U-S-E!".
  • Done in Arthur for a spelling bee:
  • Subverted in The Simpsons, via a Throw It In:
    I am so smart!
    S - M - R - T!
    I mean S - M - A - R - T!
    • And this song from the "Little Miss Springfield" episode (which, perhaps for the best, we only get to hear the first few lines of):
      L, the losers in her wake
      I, the income she will make
      T is for her tooth-filled mouth
      T is for her tooth-filled mouth...
    • And the classic version of the baloney song.
      Young Rainier Wolfcastle: My bratwurst has a first name, it's F-R-I-T-Z. My bratwurst has a second name, it's S-C-H-N-A-C-K-E-N-P-F-E-F-F-E-R-H-A-U-S-E-N!
      • And Homer's version:
      My bologna has a first name, it's H-O-M-E-R. My bologna has a second name, it's H-O-M-E-R!
    • Everybody Hates Ned Flanders song:
    He's the man that I hate best!
    His name is Ned!
    It's a stupid name!
    Don't yell at Ned!
    His wife is dead!
    • When Bart retrieves his toy plane from the roof of the burlesque house:
    That's the way you spell success!
    • When Bart, Milhouse, Nelson, and Ralph form a boy band called The Party Posse, one of their songs goes:
    I saw you last night at the spelling bee.
    I knew right then that it was L-U-V.
    Cause I can no longer be a silent "G"
    I've gotta spell out what you mean to me.
  • From SpongeBob SquarePants:
    • The Campfire Song song.
      C.A.M.P.F.I.R.E.S.O.N.G. song
      C.A.M.P.F.I.R.E.S.O.N.G. song
      And if you don't think that we can sing it faster then you're wrong
      But it'll help if you just sing along...
    • The "F.U.N. Song"
      F Is For Friends who do stuff together
      U Is for U and me.
      N is for N-ywhere and N-ytime at all
      Down here in the deep blue sea
      • Plankton doesn't really get it.
      F is for Fire that burns down the whole town.
      U is for Uranium. BOMBS!
      N is for No survivors when you're-
  • Stunt Dawgs
    D is for Danger upon which we thrive.
    A is for Action makes it fun to be alive.
    W is for Wild things we always do.
    G is for Gross stuff that's really cool.
    And S...just makes it plural!
  • From the credits to Teen Titans,
    T-E-E-N T-I-T-A-N-S. Teen Titans. Let's Go!
  • Tiny Toon Adventures spoofed The Mickey Mouse Club with "The Buster Bunny Bunch", complete with "B-U-S-T-E-R B-U-N-N-Y" sequences in opening and closing theme songs.
  • The intro sequence for The Comic Strip and its sub-show Mini-Monsters had this.
  • Camp Lazlo
    And Lazlo was his name-o.
  • "Pluto's Judgement Day": "G-U-I!/L-T-Y!/Guilty! Guilty! Guilty!/Guilty! Guilty! Guilty!""
  • Phineas and Ferb has a number of these, including:
    You're B-U-S-T-E-D, you are busted!

    Those B-O-Y-S are just E-V-I-L!

    You're G-O-I-N-G D-O-W-N!

    We're talking I to the N to the T-I-M-A-T-E get together
    You take the "T" that's very deep in "Doofenshmirtz",
    The "E" from Karen the Cat,
    Harry's got an "A" in it and Maggie's got an "M",
    So we're a team, my friends, that's that.
    So "macaw" gives us a "W",
    We get an "O" from "ocelot" (That's me!)
    We get an "R" from Harry and a "K" from Karen,
    And teamwork's what we've got.
    That's right! Teamwork's what we've got!
  • The New Pink Panther Show in 1971 does this:
    So up with the curtain, now let's introduce the star,
    P-I-N-K P-A-N-T-H-E-R
  • "We're the Chipmunks! C-H-I-P-M-U-N-K!"
  • In the Futurama episode "The Honking", Bender sings a song that largely consists of spelling his name.
  • The last line of the Cyberchase theme song spells one half of the word "Cyberchase".
    The chase is on! Let's wait/And C-Y-B-E-R-chase!



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