A grinning monkey sitting in a tree dangles a lit firecracker from a fishing pole just over the head of an unwary turtle. Realizing that an explosion is pending, the turtle ducks and takes cover inside his shell just in time to avoid immolation from the explosion. As the scene changes to a picnicking all-American family, a voice-over explains that in order to survive an atomic attack, one must duck and cover.
Jason A. Cormier
Did You Know?
When the bomb goes off while Paul and Patty are walking down the street, the people in the background don't duck and cover at the same time. See more
Here's Tony going to his Cub Scout meeting. Tony knows the bomb can explode anytime of the year, day or night. He is ready for it. Duck and cover! Attaboy, Tony! That flash means: act fast.
Referenced in The Simpsons: Homer Defined
Bert the Turtle
Written by Leon Carr
and Leo Corday
Performed by Dave Lambert
Arranged by Dave Lambert
(uncredited) See more