TV Promise (quasi-vow)

  1. a special type of oath made via satellite, where the parties can hear each other, but may not be able to see each other and might not hold up in a court of law

Examples: Dr. Stephen Colbert made a TV Promise to Eleanor Holmes Norton that he would come to D.C. once she and the other residents there get U.S. citizenshipEpisode #514

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