Cone of Silence

Have you subscribed to Communication FUNdamentals’ RSS Feed?  Don’t miss a post! x On Monday I talked about the circumstances under which we need to remain silent.  On Wednesday, I shared just how to do so.  Today, I'd like to show you what happens when you need to maintain silence, but cannot find a way to do it.  Enjoy this Friday Funny You Tube video clip from the old TV show, Get Smart, starring Don Adams.  Here now is the Cone of Silence. *SUBSCRIBE HERE*: For Even More Communication Fun, FREE Gifts and Exclusive Offers! x


  • Carla

    This is a classic of 60s TV! Loved Get Smart and especially the Cone of Silence. My other “thing” of his was. . . “Don’t tell me _______.” Then they would tell him and he would say, “I asked you not to tell me!” There were so many good bits on that show. Thanks for the memories, JoJo!

  • jojosblog

    You’re welcome, Ray. Thanks for stopping by and sharing one of my favorite shows with me.

  • Ray Carroll

    Linked here from Cindy Holman’s blog. Love your blog. I grew up watching Get Smart. When I was in 3rd grade, I used to complain to my teacher, Mrs. Gray, that there was too much racket in the class and that we needed “cones of silence.” She really liked me and my creativity. One day, I came in and she had a desk for me set up in a corner of the room with a bulletin board set up next to it that said, “Cones of Silence.” Even better, she had set me up next to the girl in the class who I had a big crush on. Good ol’ Mrs. Gray. Thanks for the memory.

  • jojosblog

    No, I haven’t seen it. I loved Don Adams though, but I should see it.

  • Cindy Holman

    I LOVE this!! The cone of silence was my favorite! Did you see the remake movie with Steve Carroll? Oh my – the cone sequence SO FUNNY!!

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