'The Muppet Show' Has an Epic Revival to Promote Warburtons' Giant English Muffin

Kermit, Swedish Chef, Fozzie and More Get Together to Promote 'Giant Crumpets'

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The Muppets have starred in plenty of ads (including a recent Super Bowl spot) but this spot, for U.K. bakery firm Warburtons, is the first we've seen that really recreates the spirit of the original "Muppet Show."

Created by WCRS and directed by Declan Lowney of Another Film Company, it's a two-minute long extravaganza that starts with Kermit the Frog visiting company CEO Jonathan Warburton to ask him if it's true they're introducing a "giant crumpet." Kermit's idea is to present "The Giant Crumpet Show," a full-on homage to "The Muppet Show" complete with the music and all your favorite characters. What's more, all the classic moments from the original shows are there -- from Fozzie Bear telling a terrible joke to Beaker setting fire to something and Miss Piggy trying to seduce the special guest star (Warburton) in his dressing room. Muppet fans will love it.

The spot broke this weekend during "The X-Factor" and promotes (if you hadn't guessed it) the brand's Giant Crumpets (a crumpet, for U.S. readers, is a little like an English muffin).

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Date
Nov 16, 2015
Agency:
WCRS
Client:
Warburtons
Executive Creative Director:
Billy Faithfull
Creative:
Andy Lee
Creative:
Jonny Porthouse
Production Company:
Another Film Company
Production Company:
Soapbox
Director:
Declan Lowney
Director:
Crash Davenport
Producer:
Richard Berman
Producer:
Simon Monhemius
Agency Producer:
Helen Powlette
Editing:
Stitch Editing
Editor:
Leo King
Post Production:
Finish
VFX Producer:
Louise Unwin
VFX Supervisor & Lead Flame:
Jason Watts
Color Grading:
Paul Harrison
Flame:
Andy Copping
Nuke:
Kayley Fernandes
CGI:
Alaric Holberton
CGI:
Kirsty Gillmore
Music Publisher:
Warner Chappell
Music Arrangement:
Eddy Mitchell
Sound Studio:
Grand Central Recording Studios
Sound Engineer:
Ben Leaves
Account Handling:
Louise Davidson
Account Handling:
Gemma Dodds
Account Handling:
Sally Borda
Account Handling:
Charlotte Robison
Account Handling:
Louis Lunts
Planning:
Liz Baines
Planning:
Angharad Thomas
Media Agency:
Mindshare
PR Agency:
freuds

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