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  • Publicado em 8 Mar 2020
  • Coca-Cola's brand of bottled water, Dasani, was a flop in the UK after the public realised it was just filtered tap water. But the story's a bit more complicated than it might seem. | Drinking Dasani with Ashens: www.youtube.com/watch?v=c6Vhc...
    Thanks to Sally Le Page on camera! brclip.com/channel/UC9AU...
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  • Tom Scott
    Tom Scott  2 anos atrás +11945

    If you wish I'd drunk some of this: so do I! And you're in luck, because Ashens and I did just that over on his channel: brclip.com/video/c6VhcpwFZJM/video.html

    • Ricky Andrews
      Ricky Andrews 29 dias atrás

      water is good for people to drink it over 0 calories and 0 sugar

    • Narble 👑🎗
      Narble 👑🎗 Mês atrás

      A collaboration with ASHENS?

    • Lee Cooper
      Lee Cooper 2 meses atrás

      I filter my tap water twice before I drink it, Once through an In line filter that I connected up to the tap directly and then through a britas Filter and it tastes really good, that was because when I moved a little town outside Lincoln in the UK, the water tasted disgusting, like it was kept in an old pipe for a century, before I turned the tap on.

    • Another Comment
      Another Comment 2 meses atrás

      @Kizo Stuntin’ Everything on a "web" happens as designed. 🕷️👀

    • Another Comment
      Another Comment 2 meses atrás

      I imagine the presence of fda-approved Aborted Human Embryo Cells, back in 2012, could be a factor. Spring water remains unregulated, right?

  • Felix
    Felix Anos atrás +29185

    pov: you're slowly backpedaling away from a psychopath talking about water

    • Jaketheaxman
      Jaketheaxman 13 dias atrás +1

      POV: u right

    • ok_so_what
      ok_so_what 13 dias atrás

      haha

    • Fayklore
      Fayklore 15 dias atrás

      6:30 You try circling around him but realize you'd be cornered in his domain.

    • verx
      verx 15 dias atrás

      💀💀💀

    • Felix
      Felix 16 dias atrás

      @Enrique 💀

  • Elizabeth Lazuli
    Elizabeth Lazuli 7 meses atrás +2216

    There's a kind of pleasure in seeing a corporation as big as Cola-Cola completely failing at something, even if the media outrage was over nothing.

    • All Of The Boost
      All Of The Boost 21 hora atrás

      ​@Person Oisels everybody with half a brain knows where and what bottled water is. Fact is I buy bottled water because our tap water frequently becomes so chlorinated it makes me physically ill. So should I keep drinking the tap water than if it's a sin to buy bottled water?

    • George Emmons
      George Emmons 10 dias atrás +1

      You forgot about Coke Zero and New Coke? Didn't you and Dr. Pepper used to be a health drink, and original coke had cocaine. Coke is famous for ferking up but their to big to fail?🤑💵

    • gtas321
      gtas321 12 dias atrás

      @Person Oisels bottle water is like $4 for a 24 pack.

    • Patrick Wingard
      Patrick Wingard 19 dias atrás +2

      drinking dasani doesnt feel like drinking water.

    • Cory Zilligen
      Cory Zilligen Mês atrás +1

      @Person Oisels You mean where it says "Pure, *Still* Water"? I find the argument that anyone would interpret that to mean to spring water or underground mineral water to be dubious at best.
      notahotshot did not lie, at least not in the way you are implying. The bottle does not say *"Pure Water"* _anywhere_ -- it says "Pure, *Still* Water", both on the front and the back, which is notably different and hard to construe as misleading.

  • digify12
    digify12 5 meses atrás +478

    This video is a certified masterpiece. Its one straight near 10 minute take full of info and facts about something you didnt know you wanted to know, and the walk was perfectly timed with the speech to end up at the bottling plant. Absolutely perfect

    • Mish Koz
      Mish Koz 11 dias atrás

      @Cole Knowles
      There's no reason to be this rude.

    • Cole Knowles
      Cole Knowles 13 dias atrás

      its called rehearsing. good christ.

    • Cracker Jack
      Cracker Jack 13 dias atrás +2

      Based Niko enjoyer

    • Star Gazer
      Star Gazer 24 dias atrás

      Well, to be fair, he was actually taking baby steps next to the bottling plant for the entire 9 minutes, so the timing really wasn’t that hard.

    • Linepiece777
      Linepiece777 2 meses atrás +2

      @ALittleKitten Niko, from OneShot

  • Suakeli
    Suakeli 10 meses atrás +544

    They still promote bottled water in Finland with images of pure, clean nature. Finnish scientists sampled the bottled water and found 1000-10 000 times the amount of bacteria in the bottled water than in our tap water.
    I still have no idea why anyone would buy insanely expensive and stagnant water in Europe.

    • Just A Retro Gamer
      Just A Retro Gamer 17 dias atrás

      @Arandomcommenter Okay? Nobody really cares that you like drinking shitty water, and it really has nothing to do with this discussion about the Europe.

    • muurrarium
      muurrarium 26 dias atrás

      @よだ Leadpoisining is not cancer, it will kill you eventually, yes... (different symptoms though)

    • muurrarium
      muurrarium 26 dias atrás +1

      @roy k Then you fill your own bottle with nice, fresh, tasty tapwater.... it's a no brainer!

    • MrEx orius
      MrEx orius 28 dias atrás

      i just dont want to walk to the sink. tbh im just to lazy walk when i want to drink water usually i come home after work i take my 2 water bottles sit at my pc and game til i go to sleep

    • よだ
      よだ Mês atrás

      Well in Rural Ireland there are still lead pipes so... I'd rather Bacteria than cancer

  • ConfectioNerds
    ConfectioNerds 7 meses atrás +79

    I love your genuine wholesome reactions at the end when you nail it in one take or talk about something else that was happening in the background. It's authentic and adds to your already great delivery of clearly well researched and planned out content.

  • AJHedges
    AJHedges 2 anos atrás +66906

    Can we just take a moment to appreciate this monstrous 9 minute single take with many facts, names, and quotes

    • Matt Refghi
      Matt Refghi 28 dias atrás

      So good

    • M H
      M H Mês atrás

      True!! This guy has an incredible gift.

    • ADTV
      ADTV 2 meses atrás

      and all the cars

    • Connor McCreary
      Connor McCreary 2 meses atrás

      Without even being phased by the car horn

    • Larry Bethune
      Larry Bethune 2 meses atrás

      Robert Altman is alive and well!

  • foxotic
    foxotic 7 meses atrás +82

    I'm thoroughly impressed with how you are able to articulate yourself so well in one take like this. Something like this would take me weeks to put together in terms of delivery and pacing. Incredible!

  • themoley91
    themoley91 2 meses atrás +18

    when I was in Ireland this year, I noticed one of the brands of bottles of water I bought somewhere was produced by Coca Cola (Deep River Rock), and was shocked because it actually tasted like normal water instead of disgusting like Dasani. Clearly they can do it, they just choose not to in North America... bleh

  • Nathan Griffiths
    Nathan Griffiths 2 meses atrás +45

    I remember one of the UK water companies doing a marketing stunt where they bottled regular tap water and filled a supermarket aisle with the bottles. I think the whole aisle of water cost about 5 pounds or something. I never looked at bottled water the same way again, it truly is one of the greatest cons of our age.

    • Masketta Man
      Masketta Man 3 dias atrás

      In what sense is it a con?

    • Malik Ibi
      Malik Ibi Mês atrás +3

      Do you have a link for that?

  • Crilp Gaming
    Crilp Gaming 16 dias atrás +3

    When i went to Greece i was kinda surprised that there was no “purified water” just mineral and spring, to me i can feel the difference between purified and spring/mineral. Unless they are both ice cold, then it’s just cold water

  • G Pll
    G Pll 2 anos atrás +25540

    Pov: ur going for a walk and some stranger starts following you and lecturing you on a story about bottled water

  • Kathy L
    Kathy L Mês atrás +6

    2:31 I’m glad you brought that up because praising tap water standards in the U.S was done to discourage people from drinking bottled water more recently. Now we know to filter that and that our pipes don’t always follow those standards.

  • Daemon Burns-Waight
    Daemon Burns-Waight 2 meses atrás +10

    That was really well done! For nearly 7 minutes I was thinking 'he sure is covering some ground in this video', then he arrives at the place he's talking about as he's introducing it! Must have worked out how long it'd take to present and how far he'd have to walk for it to line up like that, it's a great idea and very well executed!

    • Rob
      Rob 24 dias atrás

      A few have commented on that. If you notice though, once they reach the Coca Cola plant their pace does pick up. Still nicely timed however

  • Eric Rountree
    Eric Rountree 7 meses atrás +5

    I love that 1) there are a bunch of random pieces of paper on the ground just before all the newspaper clippings start covering the screen and 2) there's a crushed Coke can on the ground just after all those (bad publicity) clippings disappear. Considering how well this video is timed, I wouldn't be surprised if those items were planned. Then again, it could be just happy randomness.

  • 司此雷
    司此雷 2 meses atrás +9

    Bottle water (wether is processed tap water or mineral water) is quite working well in Hong Kong because we folks might used up all the water in our bottle while wandering around or hiking and do need some ice cold refreshments when near a store.

  • Matt G
    Matt G 2 anos atrás +7354

    Posting to call out the fact that this was nearly ten minutes in a SINGLE TAKE and aside from the car horn, it's basically perfect. How Tom hasn't been snapped up to present major TV or film documentaries yet is amazing to me. It takes serious talent to deliver like that, for that long, entirely from memory. Bravo, sir!

    • sharpieman20
      sharpieman20 29 dias atrás

      He also almost dropped the bottle at one point

    • Dark Quintet
      Dark Quintet 2 meses atrás

      You like riding ppls jocks much?

    • Olordrin
      Olordrin 2 meses atrás

      @Ruben Ungerathen Exactly right. It's not talent. It's skill, hard work, planning, experience and charisma. Talent often implies a lack of need for skill and Tom's got skill in spades.

    • Cheems Dog
      Cheems Dog 7 meses atrás

      @Lumioze coca colia

    • Lumioze
      Lumioze 7 meses atrás

      @Cheems Dog coca colia

  • Mario I/O
    Mario I/O 25 dias atrás +1

    I remember when restaurants here in Italy (a land of extremely good mineral waters) tried to sell "purified water" at the same price of mineral water. It lasted a couple of years then people started to refuse to pay.

  • Astarot Ash
    Astarot Ash Mês atrás +5

    "According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, for water to be labeled as mineral water, it must contain between 1,500 milligrams per liter of total dissolved minerals." Most Dasani bottles will say "Filtered water enhanced with Minerals." Unless you get actual Dasani mineral water.

  • letmejustsay
    letmejustsay 2 meses atrás +2

    Very interesting info and extremely well delivered. No pauses, cuts or errors. All the names and quotes memorized. Excellent.

  • Roland Young
    Roland Young 8 meses atrás +3

    Always so interesting, I love the snippets of history like this that you bring up for us to learn about, thank you. And these single takes are incredible pieces of art. Nice

  • SirGriefALot
    SirGriefALot Anos atrás +2766

    Wow, I'm super impressed that they timed an almost 7 minute walk to be able to turn the camera and have a shot of the factory at the exact right time.

    • MastaSquidge
      MastaSquidge Mês atrás

      Eh. They could have had a hundred meter margin of error on that.

    • David Dutch
      David Dutch 11 meses atrás

      26th take.

    • Eleven
      Eleven Anos atrás

      Yea me too

    • Jason Covert
      Jason Covert Anos atrás +1

      @Toby Groves No, because there isn’t an overbearing soundtrack drowning out Tom 🤪

    • eidith
      eidith Anos atrás +2

      Just walked round the place in a circle

  • Bri
    Bri Mês atrás +3

    Well I have never heard Only Fools and Horses classed as a "slow and old fashioned comedy". OFAH has been voted the greatest British sitcom of all time and the humour still resonates today, because people can relate to the humour. I find modern comedy bland and boring. Each to their own. Great video nonetheless. 👍

  • Sebastian Contreras
    Sebastian Contreras 2 meses atrás +4

    Dasani existed here in Colombia, but they didn't sell still water, but flavoured water.
    Probably because there are more established brands of bottlef water

  • Chloe Webb
    Chloe Webb 2 meses atrás +5

    I won’t even buy Dasani in the US.. but Coke has a monopoly on most theme parks and stadiums! If I have to get anything at our local theme park I’ll go into a restaurant and ask for tea. They don’t have many options other than soda. I tried drinking soda but at the end of the day you end up feeling dehydrated and sick. Dasani is designed to make you buy more and never satisfy your thirst.

    • Lazer
      Lazer 29 dias atrás

      Soda actually dehydrates you more. You'll want water but also replenish electrolytes. You can drink something like pedialyte or get them from food.

  • Geilosaurus
    Geilosaurus 2 meses atrás +2

    8:17 they kinda did the same thing in germany, they sell purified water, but without the added minerals as the region they get the water from has enough minerals. It's also called Vio instead of Disani

  • rice dawg
    rice dawg Anos atrás +6464

    Not only did the cameran walk backwards for 9 minutes and not only did Tom remember the entire script perfectly but they timed the "there" bit with the coca cola factory so perfectly. (6:28)

    • Oaknowledged
      Oaknowledged 4 dias atrás

      @Rubiks0505 you think he has good memorization skills but this is actually take 178 on day 5 of filming

    • Robert Paulson
      Robert Paulson Mês atrás +1

      He could have been 50m before or after and you would have barely known the difference

    • 4TrapeziumDinosaur
      4TrapeziumDinosaur Mês atrás

      @Bryce Number Generator yes

    • DaveFromWork
      DaveFromWork 2 meses atrás

      @Vere Absolutum B h

    • Tuslob Physics
      Tuslob Physics 2 meses atrás +1

      Reminded me of the greatest television shot in TV history (James Burke)

  • alwaysoutnumbered
    alwaysoutnumbered 5 dias atrás

    I was working at a nightclub filling the fridges, cleaning the lines etc. I remember when this ‘water’ came in. We must have had at least 2-3 pallets of the stuff.
    Less than a week later we were told to take it off the shelves and just bin it. Couldn’t bring myself to just throw it in the bin, so I emptied every single bottle down the sink. Made the bins a lot lighter too.

  • matt linthicum
    matt linthicum 3 meses atrás +4

    over here in America, I recall an episode of Saturday Night Live that had a bottled water ad. The water was from Lake Erie, which the US and Canadian border share, and the joke was; that it was polluted to the max. They went so far as to make the water... thick, like corn syrup, and containing beer can tabs and bits of plastic, ect.

  • zapinguin01
    zapinguin01 13 dias atrás

    I love how excited you get when you crank out these one-take wonders!

  • CLVN KLN
    CLVN KLN 8 meses atrás +3

    You structured this story incredibly well.

  • Abdi Marmalade
    Abdi Marmalade 2 anos atrás +5894

    The fact that this video is one take, no stuttering and no teleprompter makes this video truly amazing.

    • allesindwillkommen
      allesindwillkommen 2 meses atrás +2

      There's nothing special about good public speaking skills. Just like any skill, you need practice and it can be learned the same way as ice skating or cooking. You can also memorize your speech like actors often do, and still sound smooth, natural and believable without a prompter. It is also obvious that his speech was thoroughly prepared beforehand

    • oluisira
      oluisira Anos atrás +1

      @Plotylty then your just lucky

    • You can't change your YouTube user name for 90 days
      You can't change your YouTube user name for 90 days Anos atrás

      you don’t know that for sure

    • Tuatarian
      Tuatarian 2 anos atrás

      @Video Game Animation Study oh wow, hi

    • skachor
      skachor 2 anos atrás +3

      And the timing to reach the bottling plant at just the right time

  • simon redstone
    simon redstone Mês atrás +5

    I remember it saying spunk on the bottles when they came out, teenagers brought them to school to mess with the teachers, everyone thought it was hillarious

  • Lincoln M
    Lincoln M 2 meses atrás +1

    I truly think this might be the best video on BRclip and for several reasons. Informative and remarkably Filmed in one take! And an insanely ironic story. I have too many questions.

  • alex greenwood
    alex greenwood 9 meses atrás +2

    Really interesting story thank you for the time you put to make this content 👍

  • Kevin Teachout
    Kevin Teachout 2 meses atrás

    I only just saw this and subscribed. Fantastic delivery, done in such a long running take. Great job. I'll be watching all of your stuff.

  • BennButters
    BennButters Anos atrás +6833

    It’s a miracle that Dasani didn’t fail everywhere, literally the only water you will hear people call bad

    • NGrainy
      NGrainy 11 dias atrás

      Copenhagen tap water is shite

    • bruh
      bruh 12 dias atrás

      arrowhead tastes worse imo

    • Relentless Gaming
      Relentless Gaming 15 dias atrás

      @Mike Linsdal 🧢

    • HXBES
      HXBES 20 dias atrás

      @MothWhoStealsCars no it IS true???? it LITERALLY has salt in ingredients list on the water bottle... SALT MAKES YOU THIRSTY

    • Staringcorgi6
      Staringcorgi6 21 dia atrás

      @MothWhoStealsCars make you thirsty to make you buy when at an amusement park which is why you bring water

  • graham bretman
    graham bretman Mês atrás +2

    The way the water companies in this country are being allowed to dump sewage into rivers we'll all probably have to hook up a water purifier to our taps

  • SorrowAndSufferin
    SorrowAndSufferin 2 meses atrás +3

    This reminds me of the story of how Walmart failed in Germany, only Walmart actually did a string of things wrong...

  • my Stuff
    my Stuff 5 meses atrás +1

    That was super interesting. I have never been a fan of Dasani water because they add Salt. I get bad heartburn if I drink it.

  • Alicia Hoverson
    Alicia Hoverson Mês atrás

    I'm from the US and never knew this happened. I've never liked the taste or price of Dasani. Very interesting video!

  • indigozulu9
    indigozulu9 2 anos atrás +2688

    I am weirdly impressed by the timing of the monologue with the panning reveal of the bottling plant. That would have been way too easy to mess up

    • Oxy Bright Dark
      Oxy Bright Dark 11 meses atrás

      I actually live round here! You can spin the camera and point at it from many places, because jts a massive building.

    • Diesel 8290
      Diesel 8290 Anos atrás +1

      The easiest way to do it i imagine is to start the monologue at the bottling plant and walk back until it’s all read, then start from that point?

    • Random PC-User
      Random PC-User Anos atrás +2

      I have the slight impression that they might have rehearsed the shooting a couple of times and figured things out that way.

    • Bryant Cordova
      Bryant Cordova Anos atrás +1

      I scrolled down the read the comments while the video was playing and just spoiled the surprise for myself :(

    • John Doe
      John Doe Anos atrás +16

      It is until you realize the building is enormous and there's a big stretch of sidewalk that you could just point at it.

  • TJayH
    TJayH 2 meses atrás

    I had a bottle of this like 20 years ago. It was aweful! I vowed to NEVER drink that crap again. I didn't know why or HOW a bottle of water could be SOOO bad.

  • baseballfan99
    baseballfan99 3 meses atrás +3

    I worked in a supermarket at the time and I remember it being literally poured down the sink.

  • NixxieNix
    NixxieNix 10 meses atrás +1

    I'd been wondering why I heard so much about dasani water from the internet without ever having heard of it before here in Australia. I guess the news from back then must've reached here too. Either that or they're just taco belling it.

  • Alan King
    Alan King 10 meses atrás +3

    I remember thinking quite clearly at the time, who buys bottled water anyway, they must be stupid, it's free out of the tap. To be honest, I still think that.

  • Fat Yoshi
    Fat Yoshi 2 anos atrás +11140

    POV: You are slowly being backed into a corner whilst being lectured on bottled water

    • Sarcofaygo
      Sarcofaygo Anos atrás

      This is such a British experience

    • Retro Dragon
      Retro Dragon Anos atrás +1

      @3bmugen As if likes are anything to fuss about

    • salty2024
      salty2024 Anos atrás

      🤣

    • Ben ________
      Ben ________ Anos atrás +2

      Tom's trousers were added digitally in post.......now are you scared?

    • snakes
      snakes Anos atrás

      What Crittals Corner?

  • Klip One
    Klip One 10 meses atrás

    Every single video I watch of yours, I think to myself. This is what I could have done with life if I chose not to smoke.

  • Luna Koala
    Luna Koala 10 meses atrás +2

    In Germany we did have BonAqua from 1998 to 2018, which was tapwater also.
    So coke tapwater already made it to Germany before the UK Dasani disaster.
    Apparently it's still sold in scandinavian countries.

  • Hajde
    Hajde 22 dias atrás +1

    "can't live without spunk" is going to be my new life motto

  • Jeffrey Evans
    Jeffrey Evans 2 meses atrás +1

    I always just called it dishonest water because it literally made me sick every time I swallowed that mess.

  • Outside
    Outside 2 anos atrás +2702

    Toms trying to flex on us with his one take 9 minute walking monologue but we're all here marveling at how the camera person walked backwards and even crossed a road without falling over and kept a good shot

    • Willy Foo
      Willy Foo 2 anos atrás

      Nah.. it's so perfect it was green screen with a teleprompter! *jk*

    • John Early
      John Early 2 anos atrás +3

      I assumed it was a drone flying in front of him, never thought it might be another person holding a camera. I thought Tom did all his work solo.

    • sirBrouwer
      sirBrouwer 2 anos atrás +6

      @cvnic they are there to give us a hand

    • cvnic
      cvnic 2 anos atrás +5

      @Oarqvs Rodte i might not be seeing the obvious here, but what is the purpose of that pair of gloves?

    • Cadentopia
      Cadentopia 2 anos atrás +2

      they could just have a camera mounted on the back of them, or walked sideways

  • OK Hotrodder
    OK Hotrodder Mês atrás +1

    In the US, when I order bottled water, and the server brings me any brand that is city water, I ask them why they didn't just bring me tap water. Then when I ask for certain brands, they say they don't have them. At ball games, they always push the bottled city water and try to say other water cost too much. Really? Spring or well water, isn't hardly any more expensive when you calculate the quantity versus cost, but the benefits greatly out weighs the city water. They are just selling you a lie.

  • Manc Yank
    Manc Yank 2 meses atrás

    I use to work near University of Manchester and one lunch time someone was in the street giving out these bottles. I got one and tried it. It was terrible! One student said it tasted like someone had washed their feet in it!

  • Chris B
    Chris B 9 meses atrás +1

    They sold the very same tap water as "Bonaqa" in Germany until 2018 and are still selling it as "Bonaqua" in Scandinavia.

  • Tyler Louis
    Tyler Louis 2 meses atrás +1

    Personally I try to filter my tap water through a gravity filter, it tastes off if I don't. But, when that's not an option I like the taste of Dasani.

    • Zoe Zzzarko
      Zoe Zzzarko 19 dias atrás

      Same. I love the taste of dasani only. Idk why... but any other water tastes so foul to me

  • boobbbers
    boobbbers 2 anos atrás +4749

    People are talking about Tom's "one take" ability but nobody's mentioning his ability to wear a red shirt and grey hoodie for the past 5+ years.

    • Roy Johnson
      Roy Johnson 2 anos atrás

      Aren't we all.

    • BuildYourOwnBass
      BuildYourOwnBass 2 anos atrás

      No Targets in the UK 😝

    • xabc1
      xabc1 2 anos atrás

      Work uniform??????

    • boobbbers
      boobbbers 2 anos atrás +1

      @swingstylez I've been subscribed to him for years, I guess that video is one of the few I missed!

    • Josh Wilder
      Josh Wilder 2 anos atrás +4

      @Hanakooh Yes, some day we'll get a behind the scenes tour of Tom's flat, and see a closet full of red tee-shirts and grey hoodies.

  • Tara Joyce
    Tara Joyce 2 meses atrás +10

    From US. We know it's tap water with added minerals in the manufacturing plant. That's how much we trust our tap water. A contaminated batch most likely tastes like the water we've been drinking our entire lives. I have to say they nailed the taste if you're from the Ohio Valley.
    Take into consideration our health care is for profit. Healthy people aren't profitable.

  • Zack
    Zack 3 meses atrás +1

    I think it is crazy that in places with good tap water it is legal to sell plastic bottles of water I’m not worried about paying a lot for tap water I’m worried about how much plastic people are using when they have clean water already

  • Jesse Bowen
    Jesse Bowen 2 meses atrás +1

    Bottled water used to be uncontrolled. Now its illegal to market it as natural spring water unless it actually is drawn from a spring. If its filtered tap from a public source it must be labeled

  • Nigel Stewart
    Nigel Stewart 2 meses atrás +1

    I don't think I've seen Dasani in Australia either. This video seems to be the explanation for that!

  • Alyssa Stewart
    Alyssa Stewart Mês atrás

    I wish the USA had such strict laws about chemicals in our food and drinks, etc. as Europe in general. Y’all got it goin on over there!

  • sami2503
    sami2503 7 meses atrás

    I live near Buxton and the tap water is amazing, it's like you are getting the best quality mineral water straight through the tap. Travelled to many places and nothing compares to it. Even London's water is horrible to me compared to Buxton.

  • Pamela Homeyer
    Pamela Homeyer 2 meses atrás +2

    Some of the regional bottled water in America comes straight from underground Springs in the mountains. The counterpart spring water in the mountains of the Italian Alps is the best water. But yes I would not buy Coca-Cola water because they are depleting the drinking water of local residents across America

  • Gerald
    Gerald 2 meses atrás

    Im lucky I live in the adirondack foothills. Springs literally everywhere with naturally high PH and so full of minerals, your nails and teeth get harder within days if you go without it for a bit then drink it. It leaves a white powder when evaporated and makes everything in the gardens grow perfect. Even the well water is spring water most of NY

  • Abbreviated Reviews
    Abbreviated Reviews 2 anos atrás +4236

    Some people praised 1917 for it's long shots, but Tom Scott showed us all how it's done.

    • 1stNightingale
      1stNightingale 2 anos atrás +4

      Just to clarify 1917, is not a single take. But it is made to look like that. It's a continuous scene to the audience, it was 1000's of scenes to the makers who used special effects or clever cuts to make it seem continuous.

    • Randomicus
      Randomicus 2 anos atrás

      the long shots were edited to look that way

    • shrokbouf
      shrokbouf 2 anos atrás

      Watch the move Victoria if you want to see a good movie that's shot in one single take.

    • Darien West
      Darien West 2 anos atrás

      Unlike 1917, Tom Scott told everyone a story that we wanted to hear.

    • Jacob Webb
      Jacob Webb 2 anos atrás

      Watch Joyner Lucas's behind the scenes music video for ADHD

  • Anthony Unwin
    Anthony Unwin 2 meses atrás

    Such professionalism, we had a warning for the car horn (much appreciated btw) but the presenter who wasn’t aware of it didn’t even flub a line as if the incident didn’t happen.
    If that was me the next minute wouldn’t have been from script, it would have been edited out or there might have at least been a few more beeps. Good one, you must have nerves of steel.

  • Montesama314
    Montesama314 9 meses atrás

    I didn't know about Wasabi. I also didn't know a person was capable of walking backwards with this level of consistency.

  • Jamie McLaughlin
    Jamie McLaughlin 2 meses atrás

    I remember this well. You're right; it was the tabloids being jerks as usual. Our papers here are why we can't have nice things. For example Dasani.

  • Ardyneus
    Ardyneus 2 meses atrás +1

    The problem is that my family only buys Dasani and Aquafina.
    I’m not sure how water could taste different. I’m already gulping multiple bottles of Dasani every day, and I’ve recently came back from a trip in Deutschland. Das Wasser sind gleich. Ich habe Leitungswasser in Deutschland versucht, aber es hat gut geschmeckt.

  • Austin Farley
    Austin Farley Anos atrás +8273

    I just love it when Tom gets excited about doing 1 take.

    • Ser Garlan Tyrell
      Ser Garlan Tyrell Anos atrás +17

      If you've ever tried to film something to camera, especially largely from memory... You'd be that stoked too.

    • Mozzy 1O®
      Mozzy 1O® Anos atrás +1

      Austin Farley.. ur a witness huh?

    • philosophy
      philosophy Anos atrás +4

      @Scott King 🤓🤓🤓

    • Help this asian.
      Help this asian. Anos atrás

      @pizzabob yuh

    • pizzabob
      pizzabob Anos atrás +183

      @Scott King it’s not really a surprise just a cool thing

  • Deborah Nickrand
    Deborah Nickrand 4 meses atrás

    I am disabled, and my tap water is unsafe to drink. This water (Dasani) is available nearby, so, it is what I drink, and am thankful.

  • carfish
    carfish 2 meses atrás

    It’s crazy how much influence film and television can have

  • Tommy Boy3
    Tommy Boy3 9 meses atrás

    Just remember, over here in the USA we have brominated vegetable oil in our soda while it’s said that it’s banned in the UK and EU.

  • 𝒩𝒶𝑜𝓂𝒾 𝒦𝑒𝓁𝓁𝓎 🌼

    How in the world did he film all of this in one take, without stuttering once

  • Avery the Cuban-American
    Avery the Cuban-American 2 anos atrás +3866

    “It’s basically Coke without the syrup” you’re not wrong

    • Danni C
      Danni C 2 anos atrás

      Aye aye, where are ye getting all this time to comment on everything?

    • Snahl Hug
      Snahl Hug 2 anos atrás

      @Beanie Pollard you can, if you have a contract that includes a soda dispenser. You hook a CO2 tank, water supply and syrup on the back/bottom of the unit.

    • Januzai Ramli
      Januzai Ramli 2 anos atrás

      I used to come across you a lot on Drew Binsky's videos

    • B Kailua
      B Kailua 2 anos atrás

      Or very light beer.

    • Salter
      Salter 2 anos atrás

      Hello gamer

  • GetTheLedOut
    GetTheLedOut Mês atrás +1

    I kept waiting for the ingredient that only Casino contains. And no one notices or realizes why they're compelled to drink more..
    Dasani is the only water with salt on the nutritional value label.
    So, while quenching your thirst it also dehydrates you
    Hence continuing to purchase more.
    Just as pretzels and peanuts are in bars. Food to help absorb alcohol while making you even more thirsty and purchasing more alcohol

  • heppel101
    heppel101 3 meses atrás

    Bonaqua was a Coca Cola owned table water brand, so they did this in Germany and other countries in the EU. Bonaqua was sold as table water and as still water. Tasted awful and bland.

  • Hayley Gray
    Hayley Gray Mês atrás

    I remember being told it was contaminated by benzene at the time and avoiding it based on that.

  • PoopBro420
    PoopBro420 Mês atrás

    This video is mind-blowing and I'm not even talking about the information being given. It's cool to see a professional at work

  • Binky
    Binky 2 anos atrás +1450

    It always makes me happy to see Tom's "one take" celebrations, but what really impressed me was the camerawork. Not only did they keep Tom in centre frame while moving backwards for the full 9 minutes (and particularly while crossing the driveway), they made space for the graphics to appear when Tom mentioned them.

    • Thomas Vlaskamp III
      Thomas Vlaskamp III 2 anos atrás

      I too was impressed by the camerawork. I tell you what, keeping someone in frame while moving is tough. Doing it while walking backwards, next to a road, with cars honking? That's a special set of skills

    • Jim Groth
      Jim Groth 2 anos atrás

      @Tahlia Kaye in this case or usually?

    • Tahlia Kaye
      Tahlia Kaye 2 anos atrás

      @Jim Groth *her

    • descentplayer
      descentplayer 2 anos atrás

      I assumed that it was a camera drone set to keep a certain distance away.

    • Jim Groth
      Jim Groth 2 anos atrás

      Usually there's a person walking ahead of the cameraman, leading him the right way, guiding over obstacles and so on.

  • usual suspect
    usual suspect Mês atrás +1

    I've always (ass)umed that ALL "bottled water" is just municipal water. Labelled as Purified Mountain Spring Water. To be honest, Dasani to me is the WORST tasting bottled water EVER!!!

  • Connor B
    Connor B 8 meses atrás

    Being from Florida I grew up with our tap water which is pumped from artesian wells which are naturally sulfurous but also the most plentiful source of fresh water in the American south. But I never notice it until family from anywhere outside of Florida complains about it

  • Melon_Cauli99
    Melon_Cauli99 8 meses atrás

    Here in Scotland the idea of paying for water unless you're going to the gym is ludicrous like Tom said.

  • RoboTurkeyNinja
    RoboTurkeyNinja 2 meses atrás

    As much as we complain about the rain here in Scotland, there’s never been a drought and there’s more than enough clean drinking water.

  • President Obama
    President Obama 2 anos atrás +4572

    I didn’t search for this. There’s nothing that would indicate that I would want this.
    But I like it.

    • happyfacefries
      happyfacefries Anos atrás

      You neglected Flint!

    • ReffaDay
      ReffaDay Anos atrás +1

      So Obama, how did you get that peace prize, when you dropped a bomb in the middle east every 14 seconds?

    • Scarlett Soul
      Scarlett Soul Anos atrás

      @Everything Cubed
      Lmao I live in the us. I wish we could get it from our tap to, but god the water tastes like poison even if you boil it. Sometimes I'm scared to even cook and wash my hands with the same water I wouldn't drink...

    • Scarlett Soul
      Scarlett Soul Anos atrás

      @Everything Cubed
      Lmao I live in the us. I wish we could get it from our tap to, but god the water tastes like poison even if you boil it. Sometimes I'm scared to even cook and wash my hands with the same water I wouldn't drink...

    • Ronald W. Reagan
      Ronald W. Reagan Anos atrás +2

      @The Southern stabber ayyyyyyy!!!!!!!! Bush and Obama!!!!!!

  • TescoSniffer
    TescoSniffer 10 meses atrás +3

    Imagine just trying to walk to school and Tom Scott follows you talking about water

  • Attorney IRL
    Attorney IRL 8 meses atrás

    It all makes sense except one part: when would they add calcium chlorine in reverse osmosis treatment? Isn't it supposed to eliminate it?

  • Nerd Made
    Nerd Made Mês atrás

    There is one reason to buy the more expensive bottles of water (over cheap bottles, not over tap). The generic brands often save money by using bottles that aren't BPA free. Whether or not BPA is a health risk is up for debate, but it definitely is an environmental risk.

  • Katana2097
    Katana2097 21 dia atrás

    I've never even heard of Dasani. Coke sells Pump and Kiwi Blue here in New Zealand. Dasani must really be _that_ bad.

  • blogabogey
    blogabogey 2 anos atrás +2250

    This guy was 10 secs off of 10 mins
    Careful, he’s a hero

    • Stanby Mode
      Stanby Mode 2 anos atrás

      @HonestlyAnnoying ur joking right?

    • Prisec
      Prisec 2 anos atrás

      HonestlyAnnoying the do, ads.

    • yammmit
      yammmit 2 anos atrás +2

      HonestlyAnnoying it does. it allows you to put mid-roll ads in the video so oftentimes people stretch their videos out to 10 minutes.

    • Jonathan PF
      Jonathan PF 2 anos atrás +4

      Oxy Bright Dark you probably have a hundred comments saying it but 10 min is the time needed to add your own ads, which would be mid roll ads

    • Joo Jingle
      Joo Jingle 2 anos atrás +5

      @mikethespike056 actually he's HonestlyAnnoying

  • lonely MILF's in your area

    You know if you ever really want Dasani but are in a place that doesn’t allow/provide it you can always just drop a couple of nickels in a regular water bottle and boom good to go

  • SmashingBangers
    SmashingBangers 2 meses atrás +5

    I remember the launch. They were laughed out of the country for having the audacity to think they could literally bottle tap water & sell it at a premium 😂😂😂

    • Go Fish
      Go Fish Mês atrás +1

      Yet, you have Italian Lete Acqua Minerale (Not to be mistaken with PepsiCo AquaMinerale) or Nestle's Vera, which are exactly that

  • dc ocz
    dc ocz 2 meses atrás

    I find it interesting that tape water is pure enough to drink yet for some reason a company felt they should somehow make it even purer. My thoughts now are, is our tape water pure, clean and drinkable enough?

    • Ellie
      Ellie 2 meses atrás +2

      It's more about taste (and a very heavy dose of marketing). You can buy branded bottled water anywhere in the country and it *should* taste the same, whereas you can move one county over and the local tap water tastes completely different to what you're used to.

  • J.P.S 🌹
    J.P.S 🌹 5 meses atrás

    I still remember Nestle wanted to own all the water supply in the world 😂😂😂 nutters, I'll never stop drinking my beloved Evian ❤️

  • Caleb Short
    Caleb Short 2 anos atrás +2179

    Hey we America’s will have you know our tap water has perfectly acceptable levels of lead and other heavy metals

    • kaiden munyer
      kaiden munyer Anos atrás

      @Reddo Deado I mean seeing how were on the brink of recession with are new Democrat administration running things I think his statement holds a little merit.

    • jep ulis
      jep ulis Anos atrás

      Wonder why? Now they can sell you bottled water.

    • jemberlou
      jemberlou Anos atrás +1

      It weirds me out whenever someone says their tap water is drinkable, or if they suggest that drinkable tap water is NORMAL-
      The tap water in the Midwest is discolored and sickening, I can’t imagine living in a place where the water out of the tap is clear and clean. Sounds crazy to me

    • Tuhljin Tampergauge
      Tuhljin Tampergauge 2 anos atrás

      Baka Biru He's obviously much better at it than you are. You aren't even TRYING to be logical. (But I suppose "it" in your mind is convincing illogical Internet-dwelling partisans like you rather than making good arguments.)

    • Tuhljin Tampergauge
      Tuhljin Tampergauge 2 anos atrás

      Reddo Deado How could a potentially correct statement (depending on context, especially what "my ideology" means) be the cause of problems when, clearly, it's often correct whereas your statement (you guys "ruin" "everything") is objectively not true?

  •  SICKS6SIX
    SICKS6SIX 3 dias atrás

    I filled up some Perreira water bottles with my tap water and give them to my neighbours saying id been given a crate of the stuff off some guy I did some work for. they drank it and all complained about upset stomachs and worse ! knowing my tap water was not as it should be I made up some excuses and we read the Perrier water bottle labels and to our amazement on the label was a warning that due to the high level of minerals and "other" elements some people may experience intestinal disturbances. . .I don't know if Perrier water still has that warning on the label but round about the time of the Christmas episode of fools and horses it did,
    PS great video, can you do one about the fools and horses' episode when Dell boy finds a nuclear fallout shelter THE RUSSIANS ARE COMING, one of the best episodes ever, having interactive television before anyone even had a mobile phone was amazing, I could do something one day and hey presto the BBC had it in a show as quick as you like, from long before you were even born I the ability to direct things at broadcasting house, imagine being 7 years old and being the controller of the BBC, too much power in my hands at such a young age. . . the last show should be good. . . keep watching it isn't over quite yet !

  • Wilde Sage
    Wilde Sage 9 meses atrás +1

    Respect on the one take, but double respect on having it paced perfectly to arrive at the destination right on time. Very cool.

  • Cosmodian Sagansfire
    Cosmodian Sagansfire 2 meses atrás

    Always seems weird bottled water sells anywhere there is decent water. It's got to be a massive co2 footprint compared to bottling the tap and cost that is extra. Humans are silly.

  • RocKITEman_2001
    RocKITEman_2001 8 meses atrás

    In other words, the demand for _Dasani water_ in the UK just DRIED UP almost overnight...😉