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The Oblongs is an American animated television series created by Angus Oblong and Jace Richdale. [1]

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Adult Swim

Adult Swim (stylized as and often shortened to) is the adult-oriented nighttime programming block of the American children's cable network Cartoon Network and programmed by William Street Productions.

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African Americans

African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa.

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Alcoholism, also known as alcohol use disorder (AUD), is a broad term for any drinking of alcohol that results in mental or physical health problems.

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Angus Oblong

Angus Oblong is the pen name of David Walker (born August 28, 1976), an American writer and illustrator best known as the author of Creepy Susie and 13 Other Tragic Tales for Troubled Children (1999) and the 2001 television series it spawned, The Oblongs.

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Animated sitcom

An animated sitcom is a subgenre of the sitcom that is animated rather than live action.

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A bidet is a plumbing fixture or type of sink intended for washing the genitalia, perineum, inner buttocks, and anus of the human body, and is typically installed in a bathroom.

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Billy West

William Richard Werstine (born April 16, 1952), known professionally as Billy West, is an American voice actor, comedian, singer, musician, songwriter and former radio personality who is known for his voice-over work in a number of television series, films, video games and commercials.

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Black comedy

Black comedy, also known as dark comedy or gallows humor, is a comic style that makes light of subject matter that is generally considered taboo, particularly subjects that are normally considered serious or painful to discuss.

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Bob Jaques

Bob Jaques is a Canadian animation director.

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A bra, short for brassiere (UK or), is a form-fitting undergarment suspender designed to support or cover the wearer's breasts.

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Cartoon Network

Cartoon Network (abbreviated as CN since 2004) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel owned by Turner Broadcasting System.

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Casting Society of America

The Casting Society of America (CSA), founded in Los Angeles, California, in 1982, is a professional society of about 700 casting directors for film, television and theatre in Australia, Canada, India, France, Germany, Ireland, Spain, Italy, the United Kingdom and the United States.

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Chain smoking

Chain smoking is the practice of smoking several cigarettes in succession, sometimes using the ember of a finished cigarette to light the next.

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Chastity belt

A chastity belt is a locking item of clothing designed to prevent sexual intercourse or masturbation.

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Child and family services

Child and family services is a government and/or non-profit organisation designed to better the well being of individuals who come from unfortunate situations, environmental or biological.

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A clique (AusE, CanE, or), in the social sciences, is a group of individuals who interact with one another and share similar interests.

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Conjoined twins

Conjoined twins are identical twins joined in utero.

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Creepy Susie and 13 Other Tragic Tales for Troubled Children

Creepy Susie and 13 Other Tragic Tales for Troubled Children is a 1999 collection of illustrated short stories written by Angus Oblong.

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Cyanoacrylates are a family of strong fast-acting adhesives with industrial, medical, and household uses.

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Deadpan, dry humor or dry wit describes the deliberate display of a lack of or no emotion, commonly as a form of comedic delivery to contrast with the ridiculousness of the subject matter.

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Death is the cessation of all biological functions that sustain a living organism.

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Debra Wilson

Debra Renee Wilson (born April 26, 1962), also known as Debra Wilson Skelton or Debra Skelton, is an American actress and comedian.

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A deformity, dysmorphism, or dysmorphic feature is a major abnormality in the shape of a body part or organ compared to the normal shape of that part.

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A disability is an impairment that may be cognitive, developmental, intellectual, mental, physical, sensory, or some combination of these.

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Driver's education

Driver's education, driver education, driving education, driver's ed, or driving tuition or driving lessons is a formal class or program that prepares a new driver to obtain a learner's permit or driver's license.

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Dysfunctional family

A dysfunctional family is a family in which conflict, misbehavior, and often child neglect or abuse on the part of individual parents occur continuously and regularly, leading other members to accommodate such actions.

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eBay Inc. is a multinational e-commerce corporation based in San Jose, California that facilitates consumer-to-consumer and business-to-consumer sales through its website.

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Eric Friedman

Eric Charles "Erock" Friedman (born June 28, 1984) is an American musician and songwriter, best known as the current touring guitarist and backing vocalist for Creed, as well as Tremonti, which is fronted by Alter Bridge and Creed lead guitarist Mark Tremonti.

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Extraterrestrials in fiction

Extraterrestrials, a common theme in modern science-fiction, also appeared in much earlier works such as the second-century parody True History by Lucian of Samosata.

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Fallopian tube

The Fallopian tubes, also known as uterine tubes or salpinges (singular salpinx), are two very fine tubes lined with ciliated epithelia, leading from the ovaries of female mammals into the uterus, via the uterotubal junction.

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Film Roman

Film Roman is an American animation studio owned by Waterman Entertainment, the production company of producer Steve Waterman.

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Girl Scouts of the USA

Girl Scouts of the United States of America (GSUSA), commonly referred to as simply Girl Scouts, is a youth organization for girls in the United States and American girls living abroad.

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Head teacher

The head teacher,See American and British English spelling differences headmaster, headmistress, head, chancellor, principal or school director (sometimes another title is used) is the teacher with the greatest responsibility for the management of a school, college, or, in the case of the United States and India, an independent school.

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Homosexuality is romantic attraction, sexual attraction or sexual behavior between members of the same sex or gender.

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Hula hoop

A hula hoop is a toy hoop that is twirled around the waist, limbs or neck.

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Jace Richdale

Jace Richdale is an American producer and writer.

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Jack Dyer

John Raymond Dyer Sr. OAM (15 November 1913 – 23 August 2003), nicknamed Captain Blood, was an Australian rules footballer who played for the Richmond Football Club in the Victorian Football League (VFL) between 1931 and 1952.

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Jean Smart

Jean Elizabeth Smart (born September 13, 1951) is an American actress.

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Jeannie Elias

Jeannie Elias (born August 23, 1954 in Montreal, Quebec) is a Canadian voice actress who has featured in animated films, shows and video games.

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Jill Soloway

Jill Soloway (born September 26, 1965) is an American television creator, showrunner, director and writer.

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Kelly Armstrong (politician)

Kelly Michael Armstrong is an American politician and a Republican member of the North Dakota Senate representing 36th district since 2013.

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Laraine Newman

Laraine Newman (born March 2, 1952) is an American comedian, actress, voice artist, and writer who was part of the original cast of NBC's Saturday Night Live.

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Lea DeLaria

Lea DeLaria (born May 23, 1958) is an American comedian, actress, and jazz musician.

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Leonard Dick

Leonard Dick is a television writer and producer who writes for The Good Wife.

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A lisp, also known as sigmatism, is a speech impediment in which a person misarticulates sibilants,. These misarticulations often result in unclear speech.

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Maurice LaMarche

Maurice LaMarche (born March 30, 1958) is a Canadian voice actor and former stand-up comedian.

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Methylphenidate, sold under various trade names, Ritalin being one of the most commonly known, is a central nervous system (CNS) stimulant of the phenethylamine and piperidine classes that is used in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy.

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Michelle Ruff

Michelle Suzanne Ruff is an American voice actress known for her work in anime and video games.

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Misandry is the hatred of, contempt for, or prejudice against men or boys.

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Mohawk Productions

Mohawk Productions is a television production company affiliated with television producer Bruce Helford.

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Motorized wheelchair

A motorized wheelchair, powerchair, electric wheelchair or electric-powered wheelchair (EPW) is a wheelchair that is propelled by means of an electric motor rather than manual power.

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Muteness or mutism is an inability to speak, often caused by a speech disorder or surgery.

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Narcolepsy is a long-term neurological disorder that involves a decreased ability to regulate sleep-wake cycles.

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Nine Network

The Nine Network (commonly known as Channel Nine or simply Nine) is a major Australian commercial free-to-air television network, that is a division of Nine Entertainment Co. with headquarters in Willoughby, a suburb located on the North Shore of Sydney, Australia.

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Pamela Adlon

Pamela Fionna Adlon (née Segall; born July 9, 1966) is an American actress, voice actress, screenwriter, producer, and director.

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Persistent vegetative state

A persistent vegetative state (PVS) is a disorder of consciousness in which patients with severe brain damage are in a state of partial arousal rather than true awareness.

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The placenta is an organ that connects the developing fetus to the uterine wall to allow nutrient uptake, thermo-regulation, waste elimination, and gas exchange via the mother's blood supply; to fight against internal infection; and to produce hormones which support pregnancy.

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Professional wrestling

Professional wrestling (often shortened to pro wrestling or simply wrestling) is a form of sports entertainment which combines athletics with theatrical performance.

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The pun, also called paronomasia, is a form of word play that exploits multiple meanings of a term, or of similar-sounding words, for an intended humorous or rhetorical effect.

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Puppy love

Puppy love (also known as a crush, calf love or kitten love) is an informal term for feelings of romantic or platonic love, often felt during childhood and adolescence.

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Pyromania is an impulse control disorder in which individuals repeatedly fail to resist impulses to deliberately start fires, in order to relieve tension or for instant gratification.

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In physics, radiation is the emission or transmission of energy in the form of waves or particles through space or through a material medium.

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Redistribution of income and wealth

Redistribution of income and redistribution of wealth are respectively the transfer of income and of wealth (including physical property) from some individuals to others by means of a social mechanism such as taxation, charity, welfare, public services, land reform, monetary policies, confiscation, divorce or tort law.

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Scott Buck

Scott Randall Buck is an American television writer.

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Season finale

A season finale (British English: last in the season; Australian English: season final) is the final episode of a season of a television program.

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Sex education

Sex education is the instruction of issues relating to human sexuality, including emotional relations and responsibilities, human sexual anatomy, sexual activity, sexual reproduction, age of consent, reproductive health, reproductive rights, safe sex, birth control and sexual abstinence.

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Sklar Brothers

Farrell Randal "Randy" Sklar and Jason Nathan Sklar (born January 12, 1972), professionally known as the Sklar Brothers, are American identical twin comedians and actors.

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Snob is a pejorative term for a person that believes there is a correlation between social status and human worth.

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Social commentary

Social commentary is the act of using rhetorical means to provide commentary on issues in a society.

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Social stratification

Social stratification is a kind of social differentiation whereby a society groups people into socioeconomic strata, based upon their occupation and income, wealth and social status, or derived power (social and political).

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Speech-language pathology

Speech-language pathology is a field of expertise practiced by a clinician known as a speech-language pathologist (SLP), also sometimes referred to as a speech and language therapist or a speech therapist. SLP is considered a "related health profession" along with audiology, optometry, occupational therapy, clinical psychology, physical therapy, and others.

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Spinster is a term used to refer to an unmarried woman who is older than what is perceived as the prime age range during which women should marry.

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Standard-definition television

Standard-definition television (SDTV or SD) is a television system which uses a resolution that is not considered to be either high- or enhanced-definition.

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Surreal humour

Surreal humour (also known as absurdist humour), or surreal comedy, is a form of humour predicated on deliberate violations of causal reasoning, producing events and behaviours that are obviously illogical.

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Suspenders (American English, Canadian English) or braces (British English, Australian English) are fabric or leather straps worn over the shoulders to hold up trousers.

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TBS (U.S. TV channel)

TBS is an American basic cable and satellite television channel owned by Turner Broadcasting System.

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Teletoon is a Canadian English-language Category A specialty channel owned by Corus Entertainment that broadcasts animated programming.

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Tetra-amelia syndrome

Tetra-amelia syndrome (tetra- + amelia), also called autosomal recessive tetraamelia, is an extremely rare autosomal recessive congenital disorder characterized by the absence of all four limbs.

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The WB

The WB Television Network (commonly shortened to The WB and short for Warner Bros.) was an American television network that was first launched on broadcast television on January 11, 1995, as a joint venture between the Warner Bros. Entertainment division of Time Warner and the Tribune Broadcasting subsidiary of the Tribune Company, with the former acting as controlling partner.

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They Might Be Giants

They Might Be Giants (often abbreviated as TMBG) is an American alternative rock band formed in 1982 by John Flansburgh and John Linnell.

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Tsar (Old Bulgarian / Old Church Slavonic: ц︢рь or цар, цaрь), also spelled csar, or czar, is a title used to designate East and South Slavic monarchs or supreme rulers of Eastern Europe.

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Undergarments are items of clothing worn beneath outer clothes, usually in direct contact with the skin, although they may comprise more than a single layer.

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Vincent Waller

Vincent Waller (born September 30, 1960) is an American writer, artist, animator, storyboard artist, and technical director.

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The vulva (wrapper, covering, plural vulvae or vulvas) consists of the external female sex organs.

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Warner Bros. Television

Warner Bros.

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Will Ferrell

John William Ferrell (born July 16, 1967) is an American actor, comedian, producer, and writer.

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Xena is a fictional character from Robert Tapert's Xena: Warrior Princess franchise.

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