Let's take a closer look, shall we? Rather than the subject being one-sided or biased towards one view point, there is a strong balance of opinions in the film, with some interviewees who are happy with their living situation, some who are not, and some who have a neutral opinion. A guard dog laments about his irregular shift patterns, an owl describes the type of job he wants, mice in a laboratory praise their workplace for its social atmosphere, and a maggot on a fishing hook explains why positivity is important at work. The Creature Comforts advertisements are cited as an early example of this phenomenon. There were cute moments, but it didn't strike me as terribly re-watchable, and definitely lacks even modest kid appeal. These features were rounded off by a gentle closing voiceover spoken by.
Real people are funnier than actors. Its remaining episodes were later premiered on Animal Planet in 2008 see below. Created by Country of origin United Kingdom Original language s English No. Regular characters The following characters are among those who make regular appearances throughout the series. It was definitely campy and I wouldn't recommend it for very young viewers. This led to a series. The animated characters were really goofy and kind of unusual and unique.
This made it difficult to recapture the spontaneity and innocence of the early Creature Comforts advertisements. The E-mail message field is required. In the first series, Muzulu and Toto are shown as performing monkeys sitting in a cage and wearing matching pink and blue outfits, but in the second series they are shown without their outfits and living in a forest with other wild monkeys. If you're about to buy this, just go ahead and get the complete series instead. This special episode was longer than the other episodes of the series, at 22 minutes instead of the usual 10. The polar bears were voiced by a family who owned a local shop, while the mountain lion was voiced by a Brazilian student who was living in the United Kingdom, but missed his home country.
A raven claims birds stay in the air through a mixture of happiness and magic, a falcon talks about the thrill of flying at great speed, four songbirds in a bird bath sing an upbeat melody, and a pigeon remembers when he surprised a family by accidentally falling through a skylight and into their kitchen. By contrast, a and an praise their enclosures for the comfort and security they bring, and a family of talk about both the advantages and disadvantages of zoos for the welfare of animals. She is often seen sitting by her owner's side, but the man's face is never shown on screen. It was produced as part of a series called for. The series gently mocks the constructed performance sometimes given by members of the general public when being interviewed for television and documentaries. It was created by Nick Park and Aardman Animations. I unfortunately did buy both, so one of my kids gets this as a stocking stuffer.
It was created by Nick Park and Aardman Animations. They don't work all that much. It was created by and. On 24 April 2008, picked up the first season of the American version. Check, check, check, check, checking one.
Unscripted and unashamedly funny, the British public once again speaks through the mouths of their plasticine counterparts. How do hampsters cope with indigestion? Creature Comforts Ornament Image info : Resolution:800x450 Size:81kB 11. This episode introduces recurring characters Trixie the dog and Captain Cuddlepuss the cat the series' most recurring characters , Anthony the pig, Clement the bloodhound, and Chappie the horse. Bare that in mind if the rating turns up less than 5. And why do dogs find Christmas unbearably emotional? From a scale from one to ten, I'd have to say six and a half for me.
Its remaining episodes were later premiered on Animal Planet in 2008 see below. In later years, however, members of the public became increasingly conscious of the potential uses of their vox pop interviews. These include a depressed , a Brazilian and a young who complain about the cold weather, the poor quality of their enclosures and the lack of space and freedom. The film shows various animals in a being interviewed about their living conditions. The selected interviewees spoke in a range of down to earth regional accents, and the overall effect was of natural conversation. Although lookalike animations became relatively commonplace in television advertisements, they were usually scripted and rarely possessed the painstaking attention to detail of the original advertisements.
They are the most recurring regular characters in the series. Pickles remembers when she tried to get a mistletoe kiss from a caretaker, Fluffy talks about the disappointment of getting a Christmas present you don't really want, a robin tries to remember the words to , and two of Santa's reindeer explain what they like about their job. Do yourself a favor and pick up a season collection instead---trust me, you'll be glad you did. The owner of Longleat, , features in this episode as the voice of a lion. Campaign's hall of fame : The 100 best British ads of the century. These include a depressed , a Brazilian and a young who complain about the cold weather, the poor quality of their enclosures and the lack of space and freedom. The initial result of their collaboration was three 30-second Creature Comforts advertisements, made in the same style as the original film.