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Creature Comforts 

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Stop-motion animated series with a cast of animals, sound-biting on a specific topic each episode, such as creatures' sporting adventures, Christmas, and visits to veterinarians. The show ... See full summary »

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Nick Park
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2006   2005   2003  
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The Great British Public The Great British Public ...  Various 26 episodes, 2003-2006
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Stop-motion animated series with a cast of animals, sound-biting on a specific topic each episode, such as creatures' sporting adventures, Christmas, and visits to veterinarians. The show satirizes modern man on the street and documentary interviews, responding to unseen questioners. The voices of the characters, such as recurring dog and cat duo Trixie and Captain Cuddlepuss, are supplied by everyday people speaking varied regional accents, credited as The Great British Public. The creatures are portrayed in their own habitats. Creature Comforts was originally a short film, then a series of highly popular commercials, later a U.S. series. Written by David Stevens

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All the dialogue is taken from unscripted, unrehearsed interview footage with anonymous members of the public. All characters and situations were therefore created to fit the voices, unlike other animation in which it is usually the other way round. See more »

Quotes

[episode - The Garden]
The Mole: They're about number one on the hit list are slugs, crawling and sliming across leaves and eating, you know, not very good, you can follow them, you see these silvery trails.
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Crazy Credits

Every episode ends with three or four more short scenes shown in intervals between the end credits. See more »

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Referenced in Knowing (2009) See more »

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highly original, check it out
4 December 2005 | by serval26See all my reviews

I had been a fan of Wallace and Gromit and the original Creature Comforts short for ten years when I stumbled across the first season DVD of the SERIES Creature Comforts on amazon.com. I, of course, promptly bought it and this series is remarkable.

These characters had me laughing, in fact I had to pause it a few times so I wouldn't miss anything. The conversations are brilliant. I especially love it when the animals will discuss certain anxieties like in the bird episode when the crows are talking about the fear of heights or when the iguana at the pet shop is lamenting about when her friends are plucked away and never seen again.

My favorite characters are Terry the octopus (that ice cream cone!), the pigs, the racing greyhound, that crazy blackbird and the wise hound. But I'm sorry, Edward the woodpecker blows them all away! His mannerisms are downright hysterical. Sometimes the creatures' conversations are funny, sometimes they're a little sad, but all of them have soul. Pick up the DVD if you haven't yet.


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 October 2003 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Eläimellistä menoa See more »

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Aardman Animations See more »
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(26 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.78 : 1
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