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What's up with all the Rankin & Bass style ad campaigns this year?

There's the FoodTV "Season's Eatings" ad (in which pseudo-claymation FoodTV personalities look really creepy). There's the ABC Family ads featuring Santa and his elves. There's the Alltel guy. There's the one I only half-remember where Santa can't remember his line (it's "Ho! Ho! Ho!")


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Dec. 17th, 2007 05:16 am (UTC)
It's been retro for a while.

There's just so many of them this year...
Dec. 17th, 2007 06:36 am (UTC)
Are you counting the Mac/PC ad, too?
Dec. 17th, 2007 04:59 pm (UTC)
I'm betting someone made a Rankin&Bass animation module for one of the popular 3D programs last year and it's "too easy" to use.

I think the Rankin & Bass style jumped the shark when I saw the "I'm a PC - I'm a Mac" ad last night. Ick.
Dec. 17th, 2007 10:43 pm (UTC)
Glad to see I was not the only one
Yeah, I really noticed that too. The food channle one is REALLY off I mean I am not the biggest fan of Paula Deen, but clay Paula Deen, screw that!
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