Charley (and David Lynch) says: Beware the rats and keep New York clean

While generally the US has chosen the path of friendly and/or informative public information films, occasionally it’s chosen to walk the same path as the UK and decided that scaring the crap out of people is the better option. In 1991, the city of New York decided to pick the nuclear option for an ad warning people of the dangers of dropping litter: it hired David Lynch to direct it.

You aren’t going to drop litter again after this.