The Most Deadly Job in America -- And What Happens Next

Birt 12 okt 2020
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## Music
David Rees:

CGP Grey
  • CGP Grey

    CGP Grey

    7 mánuðum síðan

    Discuss on the CGPGrey subreddit:

    • Lobster Stic

      Lobster Stic

      4 dögum síðan

      Hey what animation software do you use?

    • Luis


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    • Luis


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    • Bowser junior Studios

      Bowser junior Studios

      3 mánuðum síðan

      um by the steam locomotive shown here 7:25 is actully a DRG class 86 which is german not american

    • Dylan Hewitt

      Dylan Hewitt

      3 mánuðum síðan


  • Vladimir Putin

    Vladimir Putin

    Degi Síðan síðan

    i can say for certain this doesnt happen in russia

  • Aslan I guess

    Aslan I guess

    Degi Síðan síðan

    I like how I pretend to understand this

  • ProtonNumber


    Degi Síðan síðan

    Wait wait wait, does this mean the Postmaster General was in the presidential line of succession?

  • Danny'sDungareeDanceoff


    2 dögum síðan

    Bumping is

  • quasistellar_


    2 dögum síðan

    Someone should make a short film where secretary of education kills everyone above them in alphabetical order.

  • Betsy Turner

    Betsy Turner

    2 dögum síðan

    The ugly latex perceptually scrape because spy climatologically concentrate a a descriptive top. able, mixed stocking

  • Jackson Spencer

    Jackson Spencer

    2 dögum síðan

    I love the battlestar reference!!

  • Black516


    4 dögum síðan

    >the colors of the graph at 0:55
    I see what you did there.

  • RetroBreads


    5 dögum síðan

    Love all the BSG references!

  • Pork_Hogen


    5 dögum síðan

    7:47 hey don't be knocking my girl Rosslyn, she was a great president..

  • crazy burkey

    crazy burkey

    5 dögum síðan

    The undertaker

  • Yeet Meister

    Yeet Meister

    6 dögum síðan

    What if instead of *removing* peoples from highest power to lowest power(starting at the president and going onto the VP) would be to do it starting from lowest power to highest(starting at the Department of agriculture and working your way up)?
    Asking out of curiosity

  • O Morfeas Paizei

    O Morfeas Paizei

    7 dögum síðan

    not once, not to ice, not try ice ,... but octagonal ice. 0:34

  • Rikken


    8 dögum síðan

    4:07 Jen Psaki be like

  • William Nettles

    William Nettles

    8 dögum síðan

    love the BSG reference hahaha

  • Tony Philips

    Tony Philips

    8 dögum síðan

    make it more simple have elections not tied to electrol college, most votes wins, next in line is up every time and soo on

  • Z Man

    Z Man

    8 dögum síðan


  • Ethan Forsyth

    Ethan Forsyth

    9 dögum síðan

    Imma go join the army and then become the president made all Wi-Fi better then quit and return to Great Britain and live a normal life

  • Harvey Cemsoalz

    Harvey Cemsoalz

    9 dögum síðan


  • Nrithya


    11 dögum síðan

    Gosh all 15 can't even have a party together 😔😔

  • Kai Stinson

    Kai Stinson

    13 dögum síðan

    Wasn't there some reality show about this if I recall.

  • Aaron Cepeda

    Aaron Cepeda

    14 dögum síðan

    can we get a f in the chat for the presidents who died

  • Zulatek666


    15 dögum síðan

    I have seen this video twice, once when it was first published, and again today. I cannot believe I missed the Battlestar Galactica (2004) Easter-egg at the end. I only caught it this time because I noticed the papers had all their corners clipped, and then I saw the number 47,973 written on the whiteboard in the background. CGP you are awesome!

  • Saurabh Mehra

    Saurabh Mehra

    16 dögum síðan


  • Jackninja5


    17 dögum síðan

    Congress itself is by its own nature undemocratic.

  • Amanda Johnson

    Amanda Johnson

    17 dögum síðan

    Geriatric Joe

  • K R

    K R

    19 dögum síðan

    👀👀👀 Too relevant

  • Joseph Khoury

    Joseph Khoury

    20 dögum síðan


  • Ankkalampi


    20 dögum síðan

    the most deadly job is suicide bomber
    Change My Mind

  • prism god

    prism god

    21 degi síðan síðan

    president survival rate : 24/30
    celestial dice chance in the office :25/30
    so what happened to the 1/30? is this the actual chance that you die OUTSIDE of the office?

  • Derek Miller

    Derek Miller

    22 dögum síðan

    I think the bumping thing shouldn’t be a thing, once an acting president has been chosen, his or her appointments should not be instantly able to take their spot

  • TimesNewLogan


    22 dögum síðan

    Reminds me of "Y: The Last Man", where after all but one of the men on Earth die, the Secretary of Agriculture becomes president because she was the only woman in the succession.

  • Lm7147


    23 dögum síðan

    I love how he just full on replaces "dying" to "rolling sevens"
    8:42 this time frame killed me 😂😂

  • Martulas


    23 dögum síðan

    After V.P and President dead army should rule and declere elections

    • Otto Von Bismarck

      Otto Von Bismarck

      17 dögum síðan

      That’s a bad plan. The army should never be able to take control of the executive branch even temporarily.

  • Borna FP

    Borna FP

    23 dögum síðan

    Take a shot every time he says president

  • SeanAden Figueroa

    SeanAden Figueroa

    23 dögum síðan

    What would happen in the very unlikely scenario that the designated survivor dies as and all the other members of cabinet and the president and his vp die

    • Otto Von Bismarck

      Otto Von Bismarck

      17 dögum síðan

      The house would nominate a speaker or the senate a president pro tempora (which ever one is confirmed first) and they would assume the position of acting president.

  • LHA


    24 dögum síðan

    Fun fact: 100% of US presidents will die.

    • Otto Von Bismarck

      Otto Von Bismarck

      17 dögum síðan

      100% of all humans die.



    24 dögum síðan


  • NetherStray


    24 dögum síðan

    This kind of clusterfuck would make a great premise for a movie, gotta be honest. Might get some people to pay attention to the issue, too, if you wrote the script with accuracy in mind.

  • Jake Frost

    Jake Frost

    24 dögum síðan

    Is "Rapper" considered a job?

  • Euronius


    25 dögum síðan

    "Designated Survivor" series deals with this exact scenario. Everyone suddenly dies, the President and everyone in the line of succession, except for the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.

  • kvaDrug


    25 dögum síðan

    It’s so complicated!

  • Ushanka DLC

    Ushanka DLC

    25 dögum síðan

    Co to kurwa za logika

  • Eddie Peterson

    Eddie Peterson

    26 dögum síðan

    I want to know about how the dept of energy regulates nuclear weapons. He said later, it's later

  • Cat_Craft_01


    26 dögum síðan

    I guess you can call this "term-moil"

  • Bennett Bush

    Bennett Bush

    26 dögum síðan

    Let’s just keep adding on the go.

  • Kevins Famous Chili

    Kevins Famous Chili

    26 dögum síðan

    The most deadly job in the world is running for president in Russia

  • Cheese


    26 dögum síðan

    So basically, just play video games at home.

  • Jonny Lewis

    Jonny Lewis

    26 dögum síðan

    Love the Battlestar Galactica reference at the end 😂😂

  • Devil Withthat12guageshoty

    Devil Withthat12guageshoty

    26 dögum síðan

    This guy makes me smarter every day

  • Matthew McDonald

    Matthew McDonald

    26 dögum síðan

    For those wondering:
    William Henry Harrison in 1845 (Natural Causes)
    Zachary Taylor in 1850 (Natural Causes)
    Abraham Lincoln in 1865 (Assassination)
    James A Garfield in 1881 (Assassination)
    William McKinley in 1901 (Assassination)
    Warren G Harding in 1923 (Natural Causes)
    Franklin D Roosevelt in 1945 (Natural Causes)
    John F Kennedy in 1963 (Assassination)
    Richard Nixon in 1974 (Resignation)

  • Some Skills

    Some Skills

    27 dögum síðan

    And the department of agriculture is still throwing tumbleweeds XD.

  • mudkipmaster


    27 dögum síðan

    Nice Battlestar Galactica reference with the Secretary of Education at 7:48 and at the end.

  • Jeremy Friesen

    Jeremy Friesen

    27 dögum síðan

    Why can't they just hold another election?

  • FoenixRight


    28 dögum síðan

    Sometimes I watch this video just to hear CGPGrey say "octagonalice". 😀

  • black tiger

    black tiger

    28 dögum síðan

    Now I want to play guess who's the designated survivor

  • Ciaran O'Donnell

    Ciaran O'Donnell

    28 dögum síðan

    This is a confusing way of explaining the first episode of Designated Survivor

  • James Karimi

    James Karimi

    28 dögum síðan

    This sounds like something an evil Vice President would do in some kind of government themed action movie.

  • JollyJadenTNT


    28 dögum síðan


  • Declan Healy

    Declan Healy

    29 dögum síðan

    Strange i thought it was being a teacher ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

  • Terrence Tunnock

    Terrence Tunnock

    29 dögum síðan

    7:41 Found this easter egg by myself, with no help from any Minecraft livestreams

  • TheJarik


    29 dögum síðan

    No wonder America is in chaos

  • Political Fiction

    Political Fiction

    29 dögum síðan

    I'm from Poland, and youre doing a great job explaining this mess. But subtitles would be even more helpful! :)

  • Digit Study Point

    Digit Study Point

    29 dögum síðan


  • Soilder_ SgntCraft_4

    Soilder_ SgntCraft_4

    29 dögum síðan

    What if all them roll a 7

  • Some Th1ng

    Some Th1ng

    Mánuði síðan

    -Hated by half a country
    -Can be assassinated
    -You do fancy paperwork
    Macdonalds Employee
    -Loved by a large majority of people
    -Most likely would not be assassinated
    -You serve burgers to people

    • JollyJadenTNT


      28 dögum síðan

      now that you put it this way, I'm baffled XD

  • Ennovative


    Mánuði síðan

    SGT Ferrel: How do I feel about gambling in the barracks?
    Soldier 1: You dislike it SGT Ferrel.
    SGT Ferrel: Why do I dislike it PVT Nance?
    PVT Nance: It entertains the notion that our fate is in anyone's hands but our own.
    SGT Ferrel: And what is my concept of fate, chorus?
    All: Through readiness and discipline, we are masters of our fate.
    -The Edge of Tomorrow.
    A belief system to live by.

  • David Stefan Boriceanu

    David Stefan Boriceanu

    Mánuði síðan

    no one:
    me: oh so you need dice to be president

  • Sailor


    Mánuði síðan

    I work a cleaning job in the white house. How many people would have to die for me to be the president?

  • Articulate99


    Mánuði síðan

    Always interesting, thanks.

  • Stefan R

    Stefan R

    Mánuði síðan

    Yes, I also thought about Laura Roslin the entire time.

  • Aditri Shukla

    Aditri Shukla

    Mánuði síðan

    Oh ok What We got hERe
    Animation Cool though

  • Bleng Diabloed

    Bleng Diabloed

    Mánuði síðan

    why am I learning about the presidential stuff and I don't even live in this country at all

  • Casual


    Mánuði síðan

    Anyone else just get moments of realization that we’re gunna die and if there’s nothing, it’ll all just seemlessly happen at once and... maybe this isn’t the spot for this.

  • OneSuttleLime


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  • IAmSeamonkey


    Mánuði síðan

    "america realised she had alot of interior land to manage so she create the department of the interior to manage the land (and the indians on the land) *_no there's no time"_*

  • Damir Maatar

    Damir Maatar

    Mánuði síðan

    I think POTUS is a pyramid scheme

  • Anthony Perez

    Anthony Perez

    Mánuði síðan

    “Cause if all 15 replacement are dead that sounds like a homeland security issue” lmfao that killed me

  • Benjamin Joseph Bruner

    Benjamin Joseph Bruner

    Mánuði síðan

    So if someone isn't able, he or she is unable, but the state of not being able is inability . . .

  • Stephan Venter

    Stephan Venter

    Mánuði síðan

    Watch designated survivor on Netflix

  • Jeffrey Gibson

    Jeffrey Gibson

    Mánuði síðan

    Love the BSG reference at the end!

  • bob potter

    bob potter

    Mánuði síðan

    I have no Idea what I just watched

  • Tommaso Astaldi

    Tommaso Astaldi

    Mánuði síðan

    The gentle coup made me laugh more than is acceptable

  • AkSeal


    Mánuði síðan

    So the issue is that the bad scenario isn’t as bad as it gets... if it gets to the Secretary of State you will have literally gone through all congress members

  • Young Dj

    Young Dj

    Mánuði síðan

    0:42 LOL thnk you for that i was getting ready to search up who the other two were

  • فاء بن ألف'

    فاء بن ألف'

    Mánuði síðan

    Designated Survivor moment

  • Deja Remy

    Deja Remy

    Mánuði síðan

    2:36 "So don't get any ideas."
    " but also YOU don't get any ideas!"

  • IgroSome


    Mánuði síðan

    "All done, until 2001, Department of Homeland Security."
    Oh boy.

  • Phantom_ Deluxe

    Phantom_ Deluxe

    Mánuði síðan

    Imagine a 7 year old kid watching it

  • The Darkness, It Consumes Me

    The Darkness, It Consumes Me

    Mánuði síðan

    I'd try to roll a 6 until I get a 6.


  • Quintusblake


    Mánuði síðan

    A little late, don't you think?

  • DasIrrlicht


    Mánuði síðan

    7:28 When is there time? We would really like to know at some point, Grey.

  • Clorox Bleach

    Clorox Bleach

    Mánuði síðan

    4:08 the state of the USA in 2021

  • The Beyblade that was used to part the red sea

    The Beyblade that was used to part the red sea

    Mánuði síðan

    I actually rolled 2d6s and I got 7

  • Erik Chad

    Erik Chad

    Mánuði síðan

    Wut? 😕

    • Otto Von Bismarck

      Otto Von Bismarck

      Mánuði síðan

      Do you not understand?

  • Lemonade


    Mánuði síðan

    imagine writing the script

  • Androov


    Mánuði síðan

    Imagine living in England and knowing USA Government structure better than USA President.

  • Kirk Natapraya

    Kirk Natapraya

    Mánuði síðan

    Anyone get the bsg reference xD

  • Carlos tnt 70000

    Carlos tnt 70000

    Mánuði síðan

    Children doing child labor: well yes but actually no
    (But really there job is very very hard and they only get $1 in 15-18 hours of work)