Alltel “Letters to Santa”

The holiday season gives us all permission to be kids again, so when Alltel Wireless presents another stop-motion ad series that plays homage to the great animated Christmas TV classics, fans of those childhood favorites gleefully take notice. In this ad — one of three commercials touting the wireless network’s “My Circle” unlimited free calling plan this season — mischievous sales staffers from rivals like Sprint and AT&T steal Santa’s letters. “I just wrote, ‘You Stink,'” cracks one. Santa and the Alltel employee Chad come to the rescue and put the culprits to work in a certain workshop at the North Pole. This Campbell-Ewald effort is an entertaining diversion from what will surely be a season filled with spots touting sales
and low prices--Eleftheria Parpis