Season 1 - Bystander Revolution (2014)
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Bystander Revolution (2014)

Country: USA

Genres: Documentary

Taglines: Take the power out of bullying

Director: Michael E. Wood, Ron Sylvester, Jeffrey McGovern

Writers:

Stars: Kenny Ortega, Salma Hayek, Anthony Robbins, Jason Collins, ...

Simple acts of kindness, courage, and inclusion anyone can use to take the power out of bullying.

Seasons:   2 - 1

Season 1 Series:

01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep1 - Kevin Spacey - Confronting Them


Ever notice how people try to stay out of a mean kid's way and will only talk about what a drag it is when he or she is not around? Find out how House of Cards star Kevin Spacey handles bullying behavior on the set.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep2 - Jared Leto - Owning Yourself


As a kid, actor and musician Jared Leto says he was pretty different himself. Find out what he has to say to kids who feel they don't fit in.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep3 - Michael J. Fox - Bystanders


How can you help someone who is bullied or stereotyped for their differences? Advice from actor Michael J. Fox, who lives with Parkinson's disease.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep4 - Elizabeth Banks - Cyber Hero


Think celebrities don't care about the mean comments people write about them online? Think again. Actress and producer Elizabeth Banks shares insight into how a kind post from anyone can make a difference to targets online.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep5 - Jamie Lee Curtis - Rumors


A friend tries to share some juicy gossip with you. What do you say? A solution from an award-winning actress who knows how it feels to be the target of rumors.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep6 - Akon - Stand by Them


How can you support someone during a bullying incident? A suggestion from singer / songwriter Akon.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep7 - Salma Hayek - Own Your Mistakes


What can you say when someone teases you about a mistake? Suggestions from actress Salma Hayek.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep8 - Demi Lovato - Cyberbullying


Recording artist Demi Lovato opens up about her difficult experience with cyberbullying. Find out how she thinks bystanders can help.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep9 - Shailene Woodley - In Their Shoes


What can you say if your group of friends is making fun of someone? What words can you use that won't get dismissed or laughed at? Fault in Our Stars actress Shailene Woodley has a suggestion.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep10 - Laura Dern - Citizens of Compassion


Why is it worth a little discomfort to help out when you see someone being mistreated? A story and advice from award-winning actress Laura Dern. . .
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep11 - Ansel Elgort - Block Them


Ever tempted to fight back online? Find out what Fault in Our Stars actor Ansel Elgort did to stop a kid who harassed him in high school-- and how he thinks the story might have ended if he'd taken the bait.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep12 - Lily Collins - Gay Slurs


Actress Lily Collins remembers a time when she stood up to a date who used a gay slur in conversation. Thoughts and advice on fears about confrontation.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep13 - Nina Dobrev - Feeling Different


What's great about being different? Advice from actress Nina Dobrev.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep14 - Jenna Elfman - Who's Left to Bully


Can you use peer pressure for good? Thoughts from actress Jenna Elfman.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep15 - Jason Collins - Wearing a Mask


Is there something about yourself that you are hiding from others? NBA player Jason Collins recalls his struggles being a closeted gay athlete, and shares his encouragement and advice.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep16 - Lawrence Kasdan - Heroes


How easy is it to be a hero in your own daily life? Thoughts from the award-winning screenwriter of Star Wars and Raiders of the Lost Ark. . .
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep17 - Tom Brady - Anti Bullying


Should players blame a teammate for a loss? How can you support someone who is being mistreated, either on or off the field? Advice from NFL player Tom Brady.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep18 - Melissa Joan Hart - Words Hurt


Words are like toothpaste. Hear the analogies actress Melissa Joan Hart uses to teach her kids about the power of words.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep19 - Rita Wilson - Speaking Up


What feels worse than the fear of speaking up? Thoughts from actress and singer Rita Wilson.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep20 - Billie Jean King - Social Media


How can you use social media to help? Suggestions from tennis legend Billie Jean King.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep21 - Chad Smith - Being Different


Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith talks about two key solutions he sees for kids who feel they don't fit in or are being bullied for their differences.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep22 - Missy Franklin - Tall Girl


Has anyone said something negative about you that has stuck with you for years? Find out what a boy in elementary school said about Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin, and what helped her change her mind about what it meant to her.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep23 - Olivia Holt - Isolation


How can you help someone you see feeling left out? Actress Olivia Holt shares a story of how one person made a difference for her.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep24 - Neil Gaiman - Different Is Good


Ever wish you could change something about yourself? A prediction from best-selling author and screenwriter Neil Gaiman.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep25 - John Green - Cyberbullying


Do people ever say terrible things about you online? Find out what this best-selling author does when negative comments hurt his feelings.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep26 - Nat Wolff - Be Inclusive


Do you know a kid who has trouble socially and gets picked on for it? So did Fault in Our Stars actor Nat Wolff. Find out what he did, and what he suggests.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep27 - Wayne Gretzky - Bigger Kids


Hockey legend Wayne Gretzky was picked on for being smaller and younger than his teammates. Find out what he did.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep28 - Vanessa Marano - Bystander Friends


Actress Vanessa Marano shares her own experience as a bystander in school. Find out what worked for her.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep29 - Jillian Michaels - Bystanders


Are there small things you can do to help if you see someone being bullied? Tips from America's Health and Wellness Expert Jillian Michaels.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep30 - Jason Mraz - Gay Slurs


Your friend uses an anti-gay slur: what do you say? What words can you use to discourage it and do something to help change the culture? Suggestions from singer / songwriter Jason Mraz.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep31 - Kenny Ortega - Foster Kid


When laughter on the set of High School Musical turned mean, award-winning director and choreographer Kenny Ortega stepped in. Find out how he managed to help everyone involved.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep32 - Amanda Palmer - Internet


How much might you help with a few positive words online? Insight from singer / songwriter Amanda Palmer.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep33 - Danica Patrick - Those Words Can't Hurt Me


People say a lot of really mean things about her online. How does auto racing driver Danica Patrick handle it?
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep34 - Raghava KK - Contextualize


Negative comments. Hate mail. Find out how this world-famous artist and cartoonist deals with it.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep35 - Gavin de Becker - A Single Word


What are the universal warning signs in every student who commits a mass shooting? What simple actions stopped people who considered committing acts of violence? Insights from the leading expert on the prediction and management of violence.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep36 - Tony Robbins - Understand and Defend


Motivational speaker and author Tony Robbins shares a story and insights from his experience working with bullies and gang leaders.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep37 - George Stroumboulopoulos - Empathy


What class does this award-winning Canadian talk show host think every high school should teach?
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep38 - Sam Trammell - Talk to the Bully


What would happen if people focused more on trying to help the bully? Thoughts from True Blood star Sam Trammell.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep39 - Dr. Ruth - On Bullying


What can you say to someone who's teasing you? And should you get help if it's bothering you? Advice from world famous sex therapist Dr. Ruth Westheimer.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep40 - Colum McCann - Language


What words are stronger than the ones bullies use to hurt? Thoughts on the power of language from award-winning author Colum McCann.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep41 - Dr. Philip Zimbardo - The Bystander Effect


What keeps people from helping when others are being mistreated? Answers and a solution from a famous psychologist and expert on the Bystander Effect.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep42 - Kevin Spacey - Distractions


Can trying to imagine the feelings of others help you avoid regret? Advice from House of Cards star Kevin Spacey.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep43 - Jared Leto - Make Amends


Can you recover from a mistake? Is it too late to change yourself and your reputation? Advice from actor and musician Jared Leto.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep44 - Michael J. Fox - Suicides


What are the warning signs of a child who is struggling? Thoughts from parent, actor and author Michael J. Fox.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep45 - Elizabeth Banks - Fear vs. Love


How do you feel when you know in your gut that something is wrong? What happens when you overcome your fear about doing something to help? Thoughts from actress and producer Elizabeth Banks.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep46 - Jamie Lee Curtis - Share


Award-winning actress and author Jamie Lee Curtis draws on her experience with alcoholism and drug addiction to offer insight and a solution for those who are struggling.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep47 - Akon - Regret


Can bullying become a habit? Advice on change and avoiding regret from singer / songwriter Akon.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep48 - Salma Hayek - You Can Overcome


Have you made a mistake? Are you going through a hard time? Advice from actress Salma Hayek.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep49 - Demi Lovato - Save a Life


She was ganged up on in the locker room, then chased into hiding in a bathroom stall. A story and advice for bystanders and targets from multi-platinum recording artist Demi Lovato.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep50 - Shailene Woodley - Rumors


What's behind rumors and cyberbullying among teen girls? What can you think about before forwarding that catty message? Thoughts from Fault in Our Stars actress Shailene Woodley.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep51 - Laura Dern - Mr. Moh


What would happen if you were able to have no reaction, inside or out, to what a bully is saying about you? Martial arts wisdom from actress and parent Laura Dern.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep52 - Ansel Elgort - Middle School


Are you a frequent target for bullying at your school? So was Fault in Our Stars actor Ansel Elgort. Find out what he did that helped him through a really rough period.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep53 - Lily Collins - Rumors


What can you say to your friends to stop the rumor and gossip habit? Solutions from actress Lily Collins.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep54 - Nina Dobrev - Pixie Haircut


When actress Nina Dobrev got a pixie hair cut in middle school, she was called a boy and taunted by classmates. Find out who stuck up for her and how.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep55 - Jenna Elfman - Goodness Travels Faster


What happens when you befriend a target? Advice from actress Jenna Elfman.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep56 - Jason Collins - Homophobia in Sports


NBA player Jason Collins shares his experience as a gay professional athlete, and thoughts on how changing reactions to slurs and stereotypes in the industry are affecting the culture.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep57 - Lawrence Kasdan - Be Decent


Has something small ever flipped your day from light to dark? Has anyone ever flipped it back again? Thoughts from the award-winning screenwriter of Star Wars and Raiders of the Lost Ark.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep58 - Melissa Joan Hart - Bullied


Actress Melissa Joan Hart was bullied as a teen because she was a late bloomer. Find out what would have made a difference to her during this tough time.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep59 - Rita Wilson - Stopping Rumors


Ever wonder what to say when a friend shares a rumor about someone you know? Find out how actress and singer Rita Wilson handles it.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep60 - Billie Jean King - Be a Protector


What can bigger kids do to help smaller kids and kids who are getting picked on? Solution from tennis legend Billie Jean King.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep61 - Chad Smith - Son's Bus Story


What can parents do to increase the odds that their kids will share problems with them? And how can they help when problems arise? A story and advice from Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep62 - Missy Franklin - Gossip


Rumors. How can you stop it when your friends bring them up? Ideas from Olympic swimmer Missy Franklin.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep63 - Olivia Holt - Rumors


What can you say or do when friends try to share gossip and rumors? Advice from actress Olivia Holt.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep64 - Neil Gaiman - Spitting Story


What can you do if you find yourself caught up in the cruel behavior of a crowd? A story and advice from best-selling author and screenwriter Neil Gaiman.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep65 - John Green - Good Internet


How can going online help you if you're feeling isolated by your differences at school? Advice from the best-selling author of The Fault in Our Stars, who is co-creator of the Nerdfighter Community.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep66 - Nat Wolff - Facebook


Find out what annoying thing actor Nat Wolff's parents did that helped keep him out of drama at school.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep67 - Wayne Gretzky - Be Inclusive


Hockey legend Wayne Gretzky offers advice to parents about teaching their children to be kind and inclusive.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep68 - Jillian Michaels - About Them


Why do people bully? Thoughts from America's Health and Wellness Expert Jillian Michaels.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep69 - Jason Mraz - Jason's Experience


Why share your personal bullying story? Thoughts from singer / songwriter Jason Mraz, and his own story of a childhood friend who bullied him verbally and physically.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep70 - Kenny Ortega - As a Gay Man


Director and choreographer Kenny Ortega expresses his pride in how much has changed for gay men and women in his lifetime and in his industry, and shares advice for those who are struggling.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep71 - Amanda Palmer - End the Hate


Ever noticed how much time you spend judging? Thoughts from singer / songwriter Amanda Palmer on what can happen when you stop.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep72 - Danica Patrick - England


What can you do when you know people are making fun of you behind your back? A story and solutions from auto racing driver Danica Patrick.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep73 - Raghava KK - Creativity and Exposure


What is the key ingredient in solutions for bullies, bystanders, and targets? Thoughts from a world-famous artist and cartoonist.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep74 - Gavin de Becker - Jeffrey and Mick


A tragic story of a violent revenge attack on a bully with plenty of followers. What could have helped? Reflections from the nation's leading expert on the prediction and management of violence.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep75 - Tony Robbins - Highschool Reunion


Motivational speaker and author Tony Robbins recounts his experience being bullied for being smaller and poorer. Find out which coping strategies he tried that he wouldn't recommend, and which ones helped.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep76 - George Stroumboulopoulos - Cyberbullying


How can conversation with friends help you deal with cyberbullying? Thoughts from award-winning Canadian talk show host George Stromboulopoulos.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep77 - Sam Trammell - Mob Mentality


Is there one kid at your school who gets picked on by almost everyone? Could it be just as easy to get the crowd to go along with something different? Thoughts from Fault in Our Stars actor Sam Trammel.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep78 - Colum McCann - Empathy


What would you see if you tried to imagine what was making your bully unhappy enough to mistreat you? Thoughts from award-winning author Colum McCann.
01 Oct 2014
S1, Ep79 - Dr. Philip Zimbardo - The Evil of Inaction


Ever feel yourself hesitate to help when someone is being mistreated? Insights on what is going on from a famous psychologist and founder of the Heroic Imagination Project.