Commercial Break: Stranger danger!

If you’ve ever had dealings with anyone aged under seven, you’ll know that 97% of the words that tumble out of their mouths are complete and utter bullshit.

That factual statistic is proven in this vintage public service announcement from the United States Of Americans when a bunch of kids are asked the simple question: ‘What is a stranger?’

The answers vary, but if you’re a punk rocker who drinks beer all day long or wear a brown or black jacket that covers your mouth, you’ve got very little chance of abducting these kids.

And don’t get us started on the codeword system that is plugged here. Any parent who tells their kid that they’re safe to go off with anyone who uses the word ‘baseball’ isn’t fit to look after a tube of Pringles let alone a little human…


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