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Additional Credits
Additional Credits:
Will Ferrell, Jon Hamm, Olivia Wilde, Thomas Lennon, Robert Ben Garant, Masi Oka, Jordana Spiro, Linda Cardellini, Donald Faison
Written by Lauren Palmigiano, Chad Carter & Peter Koechley
Directed by Drew Antzis
Produced by Chris Bruss, Lauren Palmigiano, Laura Dawn of MoveOn.org & Peter Salett
Edited by Drew Antzis & Laura Dawn

The video opens with Jon Hamm stepping into the light from shadows.

Jon Hamm: Something terrible is happening.

Jon Hamm morphs into Will Ferrell.

Will Ferrell: Something terrible is happening.

The shot cuts to Donald Faison and Linda Cardellini.

Donald Faison and Linda Cardellini: Something terrible is happening.

The shot cuts to Masi Oka, Jordana Spiro, and Robert Ben Garant.

Masi Oka, Jordana Spiro, and Robert Ben Garant: Something terrible is happening.

The shot cuts to Will Ferrell.

Will Ferrell: Health insurance executives are getting a bad rap.

The shot cuts to Olivia Wilde.

Olivia Wilde: As the health care debate heats up...

Olivia Wilde morphs into Donald Faison.

Donald Faison: we need to remember who the real victims are.

The shot cuts to Jon Hamm.

Jon Hamm: Health insurance executives.

The shot cuts to Thomas Lennon.

Thomas Lennon: People are saying a lot of mean things about health insurance companies and their executives and it's gotta stop.

The shot cuts to Jordana Spiro.

Jordana Spiro: These great businessmen are American heroes.

The shot cuts to Will Ferrell.

Will Ferrell: So why is Obama trying to reform health care when insurance companies are doing just fine making billions of dollars of profit.

The shot cuts to Donald Faison.

Donald Faison: Obama why?

The words – Obama why – appear and then fade out. The shot cuts to Linda Cardellini.

Jordana Spiro: Insurance companies need our support because they keep our selfish priorities in check when we can't. 

Robert Ben Garant fades in next to Linda Cardellini.

Robert Ben Garant: Please, doctor, my daughter's dying. She needs medication. 

Olivia Wilde fades in between Robert Ben Garant and Linda Cardellini.

Olivia Wilde: Think about somebody else for once.

The shot cuts to Donald Faison.

Donald Faison: If my kid falls off his bike and breaks his leg, he should have to pay that money out of pocket. Out of his allowance.

The shot cuts to Jordana Spiro.

Jordana Spiro: How else is he going to learn not to fall off that bike?

The shot cuts to Will Ferrell.

Will Ferrell: And insurance companies are detail oriented enough to deny claims for things like typos. If you spell something wrong, do you really deserve surgery? I don't think so.

The shot cuts to Jon Hamm. 

Jon Hamm: Eighty percent of the American public support the public plan because it would give quality care people can actually afford. 

The shot cuts to Thomas Lennon.

Thomas Lennon: But, when you think about it, who's really supporting it, other than eighty percent of the American people? 

The shot cuts to Jordana Spiro.

Jordana Spiro: And the public option would make insurance companies lower their prices and give better service in order to “compete.”

The shot cuts to Donald Faison.

Donald Faison: What's so American about competition? 

The shot cuts to Jordana Spiro.

Jordana Spiro: The health insurance companies are huge.

The shot cuts to Jon Hamm.

Jon Hamm: They need to make big profits so they can afford to give their employees health insurance. 

The shot cuts to Olivia Wilde.

Olivia Wilde: Believe me, that stuff's not cheap.

The shot cuts to Thomas Lennon.

Thomas Lennon: It makes sense.

The shot cuts to Will Ferrell.

Will Ferrell: Insurance CEOs have a right to their American dream. 

The shot cuts to Masi Oka.

Masi Oka: And it's five houses.

The shot fades to Robert Ben Garant.

Robert Ben Garant: Private plane.

The shot fades to Linda Cardellini.

Linda Cardellini: Five hundred million dollars in your pocket.

The shot fades to Will Ferrell.

Will Ferrell: And a mini-zoo in your back yard for exotic animals like a white tiger and pygmy horses.

The shot fades to Olivia Wilde.

Olivia Wilde: Insurance companies offer you variety.

The shot cuts to Donald Faison.

Donald Faison: They can change the price of your plan at any time or stop covering you altogether. 

The shot fades to Jordana Spiro.

Jordana Spiro: Do you want to get rid of those options?

The shot cuts to Will Ferrell.

Will Ferrell: Join us in the fight to protect our insurance company profits. They've looked out for our best interests for so long. 

Will Ferrell, Olivia Wilde, Jon Hamm, Donald Faison, Jordana Spiro, Linda Cardellini, Masi Oka, Thomas Lennon, and Robert Ben Garant (in unison): Now we should look out for theirs. 

Thomas Lennon: And I'm not being sarcastic. Not at all. 

The shot cuts to the following text:

Call Congress:
Tell them we need 
a strong public health insurance option now.
(202) 224-3121

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