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Two Creature Comforts
DVD sets to be won!
A little birdy tells us that, this month, Aardman Animation are releasing
the complete second series of "Creature Comforts" as a DVD box-set
(RRP £19.99). And to celebrate its timely arrival, The Hound has two
fab copies to give away...
Each set contains all 12 episodes of this cracking show, plus the
half-hour Christmas Special, and they're bundled together with a
barnyard's-worth of animated extras!
A comfortable hit!
Who'd have thought that lightning could strike thrice?
Back in 1991, Nick Park and the Aardman team surprised and delighted
us with their Oscar-winning film depicting a series of vox-pops with
enunciating animals, whose dialogue was lifted directly from the street.
It spawned an equally-successful advertising spin-off, and then, a decade
later a brand-new series arrived on ITV.
But third time around, there was a subtle shift in tone. Rather than
concentrate on the over-bites and expression, the tv series dropped
in on an array of ever-more incredible critters, in ever-more ludicrous
scenarios. We moved from sofa-dwelling cats and dogs to seaside
flotsam, single-cells organisms, extra-terrestrials and beyond.
And yet, however outlandish the creature or location, they all had
an instant familiarity and 8.5m of us tuned in to watch the animated
But if series one of "Creature Comforts" was a hoot, well, watch out
for a fourth lightning strike, because series two is even better, as we
roam the globe, and discover if bald eagles ever feel self-conscious,
what makes pigs feel sexy, and what exactly, do our furry friends
make of our Christmas festivities?
"Creature Comforts Series II" is released on DVD, 6th November 2006
and episodes in the box-set include:
Beast in Show Animals in the 'Hood Bed Time
The Brood Sport! Self Image
Pet Hates Monarchy Business Communication
Impressions Animal Magnetism Safari Park
+ half-hour bonus Merry Christmas Everybody.
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THE SMALL PRINT
Prizes go to the first two entries drawn after the closing date.
Winners agree to having their names and country of location included on this web site.
Names and addresses of entrants will not be disclosed to any third parties, or used for
any marketing purposes.
The DVDs are identified as Region 2 discs, compatible with UK machines.
Please check you can play these discs before entering the Giveaway.
Creature Comforts is rated PG in the United Kingdom.
Sorry, but we can not replace faulty or incompatible discs.
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