Let your tarantula hands do the walking | Adweek Let your tarantula hands do the walking | Adweek
Advertisement

Let your tarantula hands do the walking

Hands Ana at Spare Room alerts us to this odd new commercial from Saatchi & Saatchi Auckland for the New Zealand Yellow Pages. From the looks of it, the disembodied hand from The Addams Family escaped, found another disembodied hand and had dozens of disembodied hand kids, all of whom have a common goal: to scurry around like spiders, running errands for Yellow Pages users. Of course, this work is a throwback to the old “Let your fingers do the walking” campaign, which began in the early 1960s and featured its own hands walking around and finding stuff in the Yellow Pages. The new campaign’s tagline, “Does the finding for you,” is also an echo of the original.

—Posted by Tim Nudd

Get the The AdFreak Daily newsletter:

Thanks for signing up! Check your inbox for a confirmation email.

Topics:
Advertisement

Sign up for AdFreak Newsletters

About AdFreak

AdFreak is your daily blog of the best and worst of creativity in advertising, media, marketing and design. Follow us as we celebrate (and skewer) the latest, greatest, quirkiest and freakiest commercials, promos, trailers, posters, billboards, logos and package designs around. Edited by Adweek's Tim Nudd. Updated every weekday, with a weekly recap on Saturdays.

Click to Subscribe to AdFreak RSS