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Letters, numbers and other typographical symbols that talk.

Examples of Talking Typography include:


  • 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. Nightmare Fuel?

Live Action TV


  • 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 back-story.

Video Games

  • Most of the characters in Three in Three, 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.

Web Animation

  • Charlie the Unicorn: Brought to you by the incredible singing Letter Y.
  • Pixar Logo Gone Horribly Wrong!

Web Comics

Western Animation

  • The children's show Word World has animals that are made of CG letters.
  • Re Boot featured numerous numerals throughout Mainframe, most prominently 7, 8 and 9.
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