Creature Comforts: The Complete First Season
Creature Comforts was originally one of five short films from Aardman Animation's Lip Synch, a series commissioned for Channel Four television. The five short films were Peter Lord's War Story, Barry Purves's Next, Richard Goleszowski's Ident, David Sproxton's Going Equipped, and of course, Nick Park's Creature Comforts. It was Creature Comforts that went on to win the 1990 Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film, beating out Park's other nomination, A Grand Day Out.
Creature Comforts has made a comeback on British television, and in the fall of 2003, ITV aired a completely new animated series based on the short. The show has been seen by 9 million viewers in the UK (30% of the television audience), and its website registers some 10,000 hits per day (according to the Aardman website).
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