Today in Things You Should Probably Remember News:
- Don’t bother bears, drug dealers, or wasps.
- Don’t tempt piranhas, serial killers, or rattle snakes.
- Don’t eat rancid things or take bad medicine.
The Melbourne Metro just issued an almost unbearably cute cartoon PSA starring bean-shaped characters who die in these and other adorable ways. Their point? Don’t mess with trains. The spot’s folksy song, written by McCann executive creative director John Mescall, is catchy enough to stick with you all day–and it’s free on Metro’s accompanying website, DumbWaysToDie.
Why did the Metro feel the need to make this precious, violent PSA? According to a writeup by local affiliate WTVR, Australia’s second-largest city does not suffer from a shortage of stupidity: