If Educational Videos Were Filmed Like Music Videos

There's a reason music videos look strange. I could just talk about framerate, cuts and continuity... or I could get an actual music video director. And a leaf blower.
Directed by:
Sammy Paul icoepr
Produced by:
Cambria Bailey-Jones cambriabailey
Guy Larsen thisisguido
Director of Photography:
Ciaran O'Brien ciaranobrien
dodie isboths.info
Deepraj Singh
Annie Fox
Leanne Vincent
Liam Wallace
Production Design:
Guy Larsen
Christine Alexander
Camera Assistant:
Rachel Hutchings
Sammy Paul
Colour grade:
Ciaran O'Brien
Jenna Bailey-Jones
Michelle Martin
Gianluca Suppa
Xina Jailey
Special thanks to:
Grant Stevens
Bob Stevens
Jenny Stevens
Matt Parker
Maths Gear www.mathsgear.co.uk
ISboths Space London and the team
A Penny4 Production www.penny4.co.uk/
Maths Gear didn't actually pay for product placement in this video. The dice were surprisingly painful.
I'm at tomscott.com
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and on Instagram as tomscottgo


  1. Tom Scott

    Tom Scott

    2 árum síðan

    I thought about singing in this, then I thought better of it. Thanks to all the production crew who made this happen: pull down the description for full credits!

    • Cube Theory

      Cube Theory

      2 dögum síðan


    • Basmala Alkhalaf

      Basmala Alkhalaf

      14 dögum síðan

      we were so close to greatness

    • J Cruz

      J Cruz

      14 dögum síðan

      you really should've

    • Swarnil Pal

      Swarnil Pal

      20 dögum síðan


    • Boris Gleichmann

      Boris Gleichmann

      22 dögum síðan

      When you can make the comment have 000 at the end of the like count: *power*

  2. Victorianism


    Klukkustund síðan

    Can't wait for the album.

  3. 1n9


    18 klukkustundum síðan

    Love the cyclical narrative structure

  4. Lauren Dixon

    Lauren Dixon

    18 klukkustundum síðan

    Love when Dodie showed up!! What a lovely addition to an already great video!

  5. Mike


    19 klukkustundum síðan

    Tom Scott - Some Educational video (Official Music video)

  6. aroura skeatch

    aroura skeatch

    23 klukkustundum síðan

    um, when are they gonna drop the lyric video with the album version? I need to completely legally acquire this!

  7. RJ


    Degi Síðan síðan

    Besides the aspect ratio, what makes this video look so "music-video-y"? Like it looks crisp and the lighting is in such a way that only looks like in music videos

  8. Uncontrollable Sphere

    Uncontrollable Sphere

    Degi Síðan síðan

    It’s big brain time because it wouldn’t be marked for kids

  9. Moriel Kevin

    Moriel Kevin

    Degi Síðan síðan

    Yo someone make a beat for this

  10. Kate Kramer

    Kate Kramer

    Degi Síðan síðan

    This is hysterical. Brilliant.

  11. gunjan kadyan

    gunjan kadyan

    2 dögum síðan

    So annoying...but u worked hard

  12. britton 2399

    britton 2399

    2 dögum síðan

    The drop at 0:52 was SICK

  13. ReW {Playlists for the WorlD}

    ReW {Playlists for the WorlD}

    2 dögum síðan

    This gives out Lemoney Snicket vibes♥

  14. Creativity Toolkit

    Creativity Toolkit

    2 dögum síðan

    2 years later and this video just gets better

  15. typicalcitrus


    3 dögum síðan

    there are 2 types of music videos: - ones like these - life in technicolor ii idk what they were thinking with that music video

  16. jessiah marielle

    jessiah marielle

    3 dögum síðan

    dodie!! 😋

  17. Fernando Roberts

    Fernando Roberts

    3 dögum síðan


  18. Aliyyah


    3 dögum síðan

    And the comment section be like: If you're watching this in 2021, you're a legend!

  19. Yonael


    3 dögum síðan

    Tom Scott's midlife crysis.

  20. Jakob Müller

    Jakob Müller

    3 dögum síðan

    The beat is so catchy!

  21. Budrose


    3 dögum síðan

    i love dodie

  22. Free Coke

    Free Coke

    3 dögum síðan

    I know this is supposed to be a representation of every music video, but this is literally a frame by frame of the Sweet Escape music video

  23. Yanker that sanker

    Yanker that sanker

    4 dögum síðan


  24. Karan


    4 dögum síðan

    My life was completed lie😑

  25. Guillermo Yelo

    Guillermo Yelo

    4 dögum síðan

    ...and suddenly a wild Dorothy appeared

  26. Jonas


    4 dögum síðan

    I am so confused by this video and i love it

  27. Catherine Juan

    Catherine Juan

    4 dögum síðan

    an unexpected dodie :)

  28. Ini Adewumi

    Ini Adewumi

    4 dögum síðan

    Someone auto tune this 😂

  29. Amir Seifert

    Amir Seifert

    4 dögum síðan

    This is so confusing

  30. Rishi Chugh

    Rishi Chugh

    5 dögum síðan

    So when you originally recorded the audio, you spoke "this microphone isn't even plugged in"? You knew you'll be recording it again?

  31. Mizo animations

    Mizo animations

    5 dögum síðan


  32. Rishen Reni

    Rishen Reni

    5 dögum síðan

    2:21 I see Tom Scott looks like a K-pop singer

  33. BrockStar Games

    BrockStar Games

    5 dögum síðan

    You forgot something *VEVO*

  34. batpoolismax4


    5 dögum síðan

    i’m intrigued.

  35. Mati Jozef

    Mati Jozef

    5 dögum síðan

    You can mute the audio and it'll actually look like a music video

  36. Ashutosh Kumar

    Ashutosh Kumar

    6 dögum síðan

    you're a weird guy, dude!

  37. ralf dsouza

    ralf dsouza

    6 dögum síðan

    U mix it up, it's music video made like educational

  38. Lucky Dude

    Lucky Dude

    6 dögum síðan

    This is the most meta thing I have ever seen in my life. Period !!!!

  39. XetCentEra


    6 dögum síðan

    And then we have the : "wHo'S lIsTeNiNg To ThIs LeGeNd In 2021?"😢

  40. Without a Name

    Without a Name

    6 dögum síðan


  41. Heinglerfish


    6 dögum síðan

    What...? I thought it was building up to the song😂! That was actually a great video!

  42. Anau Naga

    Anau Naga

    6 dögum síðan

    I cant get this on itunes.... I cant... LIKE HELL, IM GETTING IT ON ITUNES

  43. SART


    7 dögum síðan

    Can’t wait for the genius lyrics analysis

  44. # lakewood20

    # lakewood20

    7 dögum síðan

    I didn’t expect the pencil dive. Nice touch

  45. Luis Argueta

    Luis Argueta

    7 dögum síðan

    This was probably my favorite video from Scott.

  46. Joachim Janke

    Joachim Janke

    7 dögum síðan

    Tom: blablablah Me: Humming along

  47. Jason Karim

    Jason Karim

    7 dögum síðan


  48. TheProteanGirl


    7 dögum síðan

    This guy looks really young and really old at the same time, it's uncanny.

  49. Memes Heaven

    Memes Heaven

    7 dögum síðan

    ohh no

  50. TheRetroDragon Yope

    TheRetroDragon Yope

    7 dögum síðan

    This is widely entertaining. It has done its purpose.

  51. Fiona McGuinn

    Fiona McGuinn

    7 dögum síðan


  52. Matthew


    7 dögum síðan


  53. Justin van Zuilekom

    Justin van Zuilekom

    7 dögum síðan

    Didn't know you knew Dodie.

  54. Flame Riddle

    Flame Riddle

    8 dögum síðan

    I've seen this video a couple of times already and only just now realized that dodie starred in it

  55. natalia sanchez

    natalia sanchez

    8 dögum síðan

    Quarantine really brought us together to this throqback and legendary song, didn't it?

  56. Crowned Stay

    Crowned Stay

    8 dögum síðan

    :( hope math like this

  57. TJ Trapz

    TJ Trapz

    8 dögum síðan

    I’m glad I came across this channel 🤣

  58. Fadh Fadhlullah

    Fadh Fadhlullah

    8 dögum síðan

    All of this guys ask how good song is when i can't found the video either the song

  59. markedhayden7


    8 dögum síðan

    Huh I was confused

  60. Christian Herrig

    Christian Herrig

    8 dögum síðan

    it actually made me laugh and thought me something about music videos! Now do a real lecture like this!

  61. Afonso Luiz Dilda Bucco

    Afonso Luiz Dilda Bucco

    8 dögum síðan




    9 dögum síðan

    I knew something seemed off with the mouth

  63. Maxx B.

    Maxx B.

    9 dögum síðan

    we should do this to videos used for home schooling, maybe students will pay more attention? no, lets just send them back to school to also have a social life

  64. LSV Sivo

    LSV Sivo

    9 dögum síðan

    The ready grain rheologically wink because writer coincidingly join toward a pointless orchid. momentous, grubby gruesome payment

  65. Jagadish Gospat

    Jagadish Gospat

    9 dögum síðan

    He's probably batman's dad

  66. Seedr YT

    Seedr YT

    9 dögum síðan

    For some reason I find this funny

  67. Chris Riley

    Chris Riley

    9 dögum síðan

    Brilliant 👏🏼

  68. anxious socialist

    anxious socialist

    10 dögum síðan

    dramatically staring off into the distance is such a mood.

  69. Sybil Ann

    Sybil Ann

    10 dögum síðan


  70. Leon


    10 dögum síðan

    This is extremely big brain stuff

  71. Johanna Plöckl

    Johanna Plöckl

    10 dögum síðan

    I watched this video without any thought of seeing.. DODIE THERE IS DODIE OMG THE FEATURED ARTIST DODIE PLEASE HOW ARE EVERYWHERE I GO

  72. Коро Чан

    Коро Чан

    10 dögum síðan

    Please Make iT a sONG!!!!

  73. kurt gabbidon

    kurt gabbidon

    10 dögum síðan

    This video is fantastic.

  74. Mme. Kadesa

    Mme. Kadesa

    10 dögum síðan


  75. gsk


    10 dögum síðan

    This video fooled me with the word "Music"

  76. H Y

    H Y

    10 dögum síðan

    Put on 2x Top 10 rappers Eminem too scared to diss

  77. BmHenry


    10 dögum síðan

    my brain hurts

  78. Xander Williamsen

    Xander Williamsen

    10 dögum síðan

    Bruh this video had nothing to do with the title

  79. surmello.16


    11 dögum síðan

    dang its not a song:(

  80. Ben Rivers

    Ben Rivers

    11 dögum síðan

    You could’ve bought the wind machine and returned it the same way

  81. Ethan Forsyth

    Ethan Forsyth

    11 dögum síðan

    Some one remasters never gonna give you up to be a more aggressive one its so good

  82. Crippling Depression

    Crippling Depression

    11 dögum síðan

    This slaps

  83. Rkunic


    11 dögum síðan

    Why is this recommended to me 2 years later?

  84. DimaJeydar


    11 dögum síðan

    This is my favorite one. In two years I’ve returned to this video like three times.



    11 dögum síðan

    I would not have been surprised if his tuxedo were red.

  86. Daryl Baines

    Daryl Baines

    11 dögum síðan

    Jamiroquai busted!

  87. Andrew Jorlin

    Andrew Jorlin

    11 dögum síðan

    This is a bit disturbing but not as intelligent as i had hoped

  88. DaBeast34


    12 dögum síðan

    Somehow this reminds me of a United Airlines safety briefing

  89. dinosaurandnapkin


    12 dögum síðan

    It's called schoolhouse rock.

  90. last of the Timelords

    last of the Timelords

    12 dögum síðan

    This is an absolute bop. Love the dodie cameo

  91. Talha K

    Talha K

    12 dögum síðan

    Rename the video so that new people think this is a music video with music

  92. xclimatexcoldxx


    12 dögum síðan

    Lets get a remix version

  93. Harold Behm

    Harold Behm

    12 dögum síðan

    Tom: "Þis mic isn't even plugged in." Me: Looks like I've been living a lie þis whole time

    • Tech Help Portal Extras

      Tech Help Portal Extras

      10 dögum síðan

      @Joj Benedoot Yes we are bring back þe þ

    • Joj Benedoot

      Joj Benedoot

      11 dögum síðan

      Are we bringing back thorns?

  94. Nabha P

    Nabha P

    13 dögum síðan

    Next:- If Music And Educational Videos Filmed Like Political Video...?

  95. Anifco67


    13 dögum síðan

    If they were, I surely would not watch them.

  96. Kim Kyul

    Kim Kyul

    13 dögum síðan

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  97. Prabhjot Singh

    Prabhjot Singh

    13 dögum síðan

    I am here for only Doddleoddle

  98. Ying Yang Spinny Thang

    Ying Yang Spinny Thang

    13 dögum síðan

    0:25 sounds like a car company slogan

  99. kimi


    13 dögum síðan

    This song is straight up fire🔥

  100. Elizabeth Cabbage

    Elizabeth Cabbage

    13 dögum síðan

    This hurts my brain