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10 PSAs That Tried To Scare Us Away From Drugs, But Just Weirded Us Out

Ronald and Nancy Reagan spearheaded a campaign to educate the youth of America on the dangers of drugs back in the early 80s. Ultimately this lead to a massive increase of TV Public Service Announcements about drugs directed at kids, and the results were pretty... weird.

"This is your brain on drugs"

Yeah, actually, I do have a few questions.

Rachel Leigh Cook Breaks Stuff

This made me more scared of Rachel Leigh Cook than of ever trying drugs.

"I Learned It By Watching You!"

This could be good if the acting hadn't been straight up hilarious.

Stoned surgeon

I don't think this surgeon's high, I think he's just a psychopath.

A talking dog

Wait, smoking weed makes your dog talk? Damn, who wouldn't want that?!

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One that compares addiction to slavery. Yikes.

Real talk, this is in insanely poor taste.

Surfing monkey

This one's actually pretty funny, but not great as a warning.

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turles even got in on it

Like, totally bogus dude.

Pee-Wee Herman on crack

Seriously, this might have been effective if it hadn't been for the fact that Paul Reubens does the whole thing in character as Pee-Wee Herman!


I don't think the guy trying to sell you drugs is secretly a giant snake person.

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