Billys Dad is a Fudge Packer

A Modern remake of an ‘Early Days PSA – Public Service Announcement Video)
Premiered at Sundance /w Robert Gant, Cady Huffman, Alex Borstein.

school’s out for the day and some of the gang is headed off to old mr. Johnson’s vacant lot to throw the ball around not today fellas Billy tells them I’ve got a homework assignment good job Billy with career day coming up Billy’s head is spinning with possibilities what kind of man will he become look Billy its sister Billy sometimes wishes he had things as easy as her all she has to worry about is being pretty and social and making a good wife someday come now Billy you know better than to compare yourself to a girl of course you’ll have to work harder this is the way things are because this is the way things should be [Music] now more than ever Billy’s determined to do a good job dad’s home Billy’s dad is a fudge packer at the local candy factory father needs to relax after a long and draining day mother tries her best to help him loosen up haha ah dad likes to do his own teabagging what’s that a knock at the back door yes father is always willing to accept visitors through his back door but mother has to remind him his work is done for the day she’ll take this one [Music] it’s Betty Henderson the brochures wife she’s arrived with the finishing touches for dinner she always knows just what mother needs Betty is very independent for a woman but it’s okay because her husband isn’t at home while he serves his country overseas Betty is minding the store delivering her goods to all the wives in the neighborhood nutritious things like eggs and avocados dinner’s almost ready and everyone helps out sister sets the table Billy pours the milk and while mother checks the bird Betty offers some helpful hints on using the turkey baster Oh be careful Billy you’ll spill on yourself before dinner say don’t you have homework to do mother likes Betty and is always open to a helping hand [Music] Oh Thank You says mother mother’s saving up Green Stamps to get sister some jewelry for her birthday boy will sister be surprised why she’s asked just about every boy in town to give her a pearl necklace Betty appreciates mother’s interest in stamp looking and decides to throw in a little extra knowing how close mother is to her final goal Betty is good at her job she has a knack for fulfilling the needs of each and every housewife on the block and now it’s time to enjoy a healthy supper no matter how long and hard a day dad’s had fudge-packing he’s never too tired to toss the salad dinnertime is family time a chance to share the events of your day [Music] why Billy that’s an important assignment what do you suppose you’re right about golly I don’t know when I grew up I’m not sure if I want to be a policeman or cowboy huh well when I was your age I was in exactly the same boat policeman or cowboy maybe yep construction worker or even an Indian it wasn’t until I was a few years older that I knew fudge-packing was right for me gee dad I guess I never really know what she didn’t work well father mentions that he rises at the crack of dawn he comes early five days a week to the creamy pleasures candy factory where as a head supervisor father has several men under him and likes to stay on top of things he knows there will be less friction if his men worked together as a well-oiled machine father is a courteous boss he knows mr. Stevens appreciates the gesture of having his stool pushed in but he also understands that it’s important to maintain his position and he must be a little rigid make sure that’s not dirty Sanchez [Music] yes father keeps a tight grip on things and in the end is satisfied each and every day and so young Billy that is my day hey dad do you think fudge-packing is for me too soon to tell Billy too soon to tell look for these other modern knowledge educational titles bullet imide wonder drug of the future why do we have colored people and there’s no room for that kind of thinking in a free country [Music] [Applause] [Music] [Applause] [Music] you

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