Pass It On®

Reach

Often dubbed the "most fun" of FBL's spots to shoot, "Reach" was filmed on a beautiful day. The two actors were indeed cruising down the open road. In the close-up shots of the guys in their Jeep, however - as with most similar shots of people in cars - the Jeep was actually being towed. Cameras were mounted on a camera trailer alongside of the vehicle.

Randy Bachman, the singer/songwriter of "Takin' Care of Business", was excited about the spot, and the two actors played off of each other very well. The concluding line - "Saved the day!" - was unscripted. It came naturally to the actor, the director liked it, and the team decided to keep it.

Video Transcript

Passenger: Whoa, dude!
Passenger: You thinkin’ what I’m thinkin’?
Music: “People see you havin’ fun…”
Driver: Yeah, I’m going to cut the gap
Music: “just a-lying in the sun…”
Passenger: Yeah...(laughs)…sweet!
Passenger: I’m gonna get it, I’m gonna get it. I’m going in…
Music: “it’s the work that we avoid, and we’re all self employed…
Music: “We love to work at nothing all day…
Passenger: Whew!
Music: “and we’ve been takin’ care of business, it’s all right…
Music: “takin’ care of business, and working overtime.”
Anncr: Integrity…pass it on. A message from The Foundation for a Better Life.
Passenger: Saved the day (laughing)
Super: Integrity…pass it on. The Foundation for a Better Life

Integrity. Pass It On!

COMMENTS


Charles Thompson SEPTEMBER 30, 2018
Surprise ending. People are good.

Juan Caceres from Chile JANUARY 9, 2018
Excellent video it's really inspiring

Anonymous OCTOBER 27, 2017
I love the way you can be nice.

Keep Left, Pass Right from On the Left JUNE 14, 2017
so people with integrity drive on the left... did I miss something?

Lindalva from Brazil MAY 21, 2017
Those videos always bringing us simple and great lessons! These commercials are really great!!!