"In 1973, the Navy made a 20-minute animated movie warning sailors—in graphic detail—about the dangers of venereal disease," says TPM. "The plot: The annual Communicable Disease of the Year Awards sees a huge upset when Venereal Disease, represented by the syphilis-carrying Count Spirochete, wins the coveted Fourth Horseman award over diphtheria and smallpox. It's such an upset, in fact, that the host must explain in great, cringe-worthy detail, the history, science and symptoms of syphilis."