Cruelty to Cookies Promote AT&T GoPhone


For client AT&T, BBDO enlisted Aardman Productions, the folk responsible for Wallace and Gromit and Chicken Run, to put together this quaint little holiday ad. It's lighter and funnier than what we'd expect from AT&T, which bodes well, at least for Christmas.

In the spot, a gingerbread son (who sounds too old to be living at home) asks his dad (who's busy roofing) if he can have a GoPhone. Dad agrees. Shortly afterward, a giant human hand takes a chunk out of his house.

Aww. It's practically a cautionary tale.

by Angela Natividad    Dec- 7-07   Click to Comment   
Topic: Commercials, Good, Promotions   

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Dollars to donuts that's Steve Buscemi doing the voice of the dad.

Posted by: supercontroller on December 7, 2007 3:52 PM

And I'm pretty sure that's Norm McDonald doing the voice of the son.

Posted by: Maria on December 7, 2007 4:22 PM

I was instantly sure of Buscemi, but I actually thought the son was Jeff Bridges (Big Lebowski re-union!) until i just overheard the ad without watching. It HAS to be Norm. Great to hear him again.

Posted by: IM on December 15, 2007 12:54 AM

Yeah, I knew it was Buscemi, and thought it was Bridges at first too.

Posted by: Jason on December 24, 2008 12:32 AM