Ad of the Day: KFC Makes the Holidays a Little Less Horrible With a Musical Extravaganza

BBH's Christmas spot

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For all the earnest and sappy Christmas ads out there, there's a countervailing trend toward presenting a more realistic view of the holiday season—i.e., that it's actually a very stressful time of year. This can make for good comedy, of course, and over in Britain, KFC has produced this year's grandest seasonal piss-take—a two-and-a-half-minute musical extravaganza that recommends uniting with yuletide enemies over a bucket of chicken and eating your holiday cares away.

The spot, from BBH London and Biscuit Filmworks director Tim Godsall, opens with a showdown in a store between angry moms.



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