Letters, numbers and other typographical symbols that talk.
- There was a clay-animated ad for Cadbury's Crunchie bars where a bar turned into the word "Crunchie". The letters didn't talk, though—they just ate each other.
- Gravity Falls: Journal 3: One of the alternate realities the Author mentions visiting is the "M Dimension", a place where everyone and everything is shaped like the letter "M". He found the place completely baffling, wondering how things like an M-shaped vacuum cleaner would even work. The locals' tendency to replace the first letter of every word with M, leading to sentences like "Mave a monderful mime", left him feeling "muicidal" by the time he was able to leave.
- Sesame Street had a number of skits that featured sentient letters and numbers.
- Part of the wave of 1980s Transformers knockoffs were a line of letters and numbers that turn into robots. There may not have been a backstory.
- Most of the characters in 3 in Three are letters and numbers living in an office computer, starting with the protagonist, Ms. 3.
- The Unown from Pokémon resemble the 26 letters of the Latin alphabet as well as a question mark and an exclamation point, but the only thing they can actually say are their own names.
- Darwinians in Darwinia are frequently referred to as "glyphs".
- Charlie the Unicorn: Brought to you by the incredible singing Letter Y.
- Pixar Intro Parody
- Tired of the fan pressure for a 'Sans fight', NCH Productions gives us an Undertale based Sans fight animation... starring fonts. As in, the fonts Comic Sans and Papyrus versus the more traditional fonts like Cooper, Tahoma, and Times New Roman, all led by Arial. It's all quite silly but still well done.
- A follow up animation parodies My Summer Car, starring Cooper as the stereotypical Finnish youth with nothing better to do.