Three more films in the “Short Films by Short People” series have aired on the Splat and been uploaded to Youtube, so here’s more of my episode guide! I mean, how can you go wrong with a singing piranha, a talking eyeball, and crudely animated cgi sloths?
It seems like PSAs have always been more about beating you over the head with a message than actually informing or serving the public. Whether it’s somehow comparing your brain to an egg, or trying to scare the bejeezus out of you with a puppet that looks like Lou Reed (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQhFQJ4deNQ) they usually end up raising more questions than they answer. Here’s a rundown of some PSAs that I’ve always found to be bizarre, confusing, and poorly suited to whatever point they were trying to make- usually because they try to shoehorn in something that will appeal to kids.