The Invisible People Who’ve Been Running Your Life For Decades

The voice-over on this ad is a joke. But also, maybe it kinda isn’t? After all, without unions, we’d have to drive our own garbage to the dump and our kids would probably be drinking pee from the water fountains. - Carolyn Silveira

"This is a vintage "joke reel" from a local television station. This version never aired, of course, since it's an overdub. It came from a VHS tape of all kinds of parodies the staff made and was only distributed among local friends.

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