Still more Monty Python | Adweek Still more Monty Python | Adweek
Advertisement

Still more Monty Python

Mtv_guiness_1All things Monty Python continue to make a comeback. We’ve already written about Monty Python’s Holy Grail ale and Hormel’s sponsorship of the musical Spamalot. Lately we’ve been noticing another trend—a fondness for Terry Gilliam’s style of animation. First came BBDO’s “Brilliant!” spots for Guinness, with the hyper 2-D Irishmen gushing over the notion of Guinness in a bottle. Now we get MTV promos by The Yard that feature an eccentric Victorian vaudevillian character, The Music Man, who preaches the goodness of “musical television” for the masses. We love Monty Python, too, and both campaigns are fun and high-energy, but pretty soon it’ll be time for something completely different.

—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