Cravendale “Cats With Thumbs” Advert


Recently the British Television TV station Channel 4 showcased the 20 best adverts for 2011. 8,000 Channel 4 viewers were asked to vote for their favorite commercials. There were lots of interesting adverts featured on the show, including adverts from Heineken, Volkswagen, Weetabix, The Yellow Pages, Dior and a few other well-known brands in the UK.

Cranvendale-Cats-With-Thumbs Cravendale "Cats With Thumbs" Advert

The advert that viewers voted as their favorite stood out above them all though. The advert was for Cravendale Milk and was released in February of 2011. Cravendale is a brand of milk produced by Arla Foods (a company based in Leeds) in the United Kingdom. The advert features Bertram Thumbcat as its main protagonist and British actor Tim Curry as the narrator. The advert was also voted as the number 1 funniest commercial on the TV countdown special TBS’s Funniest Commercials of the Year 2011 in the United States.

I must admit that this is probably one of the cleverest and funniest TV adverts I’ve ever seen. This advert (which is entitled “Cats With Thumbs”) has had almost 5 million views on YouTube.

Two Words: Absolutely Brilliant. What do you think of this advert? Please comment on this post and let the readers of Running Wolf’s Rant know. Feedback is appreciated and welcome here. Feel free to check out other adverts in the Television category here. If you find something interesting, please share it with your friends on Facebook and Twitter. Remember: Sharing is Caring.

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