Pass It On®

About This TV Commercial

Civility binds us as a society. It denotes respect. It allows us to disagree without being disagreeable. Civility encourages different points of view. This message, which we feel is both timely and relevant, brings home this important concept in a town meeting that is entertaining and instructive.

Video Transcript

Man: Well, you're wrong!
Woman: I'm wrong!? You're the one that misrepresented the facts!
Man: I misrepresented the facts? Are you kidding?! Your proposal is ridiculous!
Woman: You have no right to call…
Man: You are the worst example of politics!
Woman: I stand for something!
Man: You flip flop!
Woman: I stand for something!
Man: Flip flopper, flip flopper!
Woman: Your proposal's ludicrous!
Man: My proposal will go exactly the way I say it will.
Woman: Over my dead body!
Girl: I think somebody needs a time out.
Man: I motion, that I be issued the time out.
Woman: Wow, me too.
Man: Yeah, for sure. You should get a time out.
Woman: I apologize.
Man: And I motion that we, uh, I, start showing more respect.

Civility, Pass It On.

That's the power of one.
One grain of sand can turn the tide,
One single spark can light the night.
One simple dream,
One gentle word,
One act of love from someone,
Can start a chain reaction.
It all begins in the heart,
In the power of one.

Civility. Pass It On!

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Can they just keep showing this commercial over and over and maybe send it to business's ethnic class's or meetings. Let's say even are town commerce.. It's a start..

Love These commercials. It's about time morals make a comeback in today's narrow minded society.
ErikEstrada, Garverville, NY

keep making more I love them the collage one I started crying
emma, la

All your commercials are GREAT !!! Keep up the good work.
Rita, Cincinnati,OH

Well done. I give it a "C" for Civility! (which in my mind is an "A") -
The C Plan, Natick, MA

Awesome video! Out of the mouths of babes! I wish EVERY politician in Washington, DC could see this one!
Carolyn Beville, Matoaca, VA

wow this is so touching and sends a huge message
audrey, killen/tx

and who said we can't learn from our kids. Fantastic commercial.
viki, prince Albert, sk

As my son's young Chemistry teacher told a group of Fairfax parents this week..."I tell my students, there is more to this world than what happens in this room." She wants to hear their views, issues and stories. It's not just about her agenda. She acts with civility and respects her students. Let's learn from differences and work from what we do agree on.
Carol Davis, Fairfax, VA

I guess you're never too old for a time out. Adults don't know how badly they deserve a time out sometimes.
Joan, Ohio

Wonderful message!!!
Brenda, Texas

Wao!!! This video take Us to a everyday's reflection. It is absolutely very instructive. Thanks a lot!!!
Ivelisse, Bronx

Fun commercial, yeah, but when was it made? Looks like it's from 25 years ago. Can't seem to find out. Reason I wondered is because the little girl looks so much like Ariana Clarice Richards did when she was in the 1990 movie Tremors (she was also in Jurrassic Park in 1993). I don't find anything about her having a daughter, thinking that might explain it being a contemporary commercial. I'm surprised no one else before me thought of this yet. I watch late night TV a lot and this commercial was shown again and I can't stop thinking it's very old not new. I just had to looks for info while I was thinking about it, maybe know once and for all. No such luck.
Bobby, Alabama

Wow, do we need to hear more of this !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Kerry, PA

Well done! What a wonderful way to get across a needed message.
Steve Piscitelli, Atlantic Beach, FL

this is really inspiring to me. Thank You so much
Zowie McBrayer, Conway South CArolina

you are right. it's better to light a candle than to curse the darkness!
john honold, syracuse ny

Great values, great comments to live your life.
tommy smith, 15maid marion,columbus,mississippi 39705grea

One of the best commercials I have seen in a long time. THANK YOU!

That little girl is a gift to the earth.
Ozzy, nc