TURKEY OF THE WEEK

Francesca Newland finds Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO’s ad for BT very irritating: ’It’s not the concept of using ET that grates, it’s this execution which seems hurriedly glued together. The ET puppet looks weird, its voice is even worse. The Millennium Dome seems to have been chucked in for no reason, and the cute little boy can’t act.

Francesca Newland finds Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO’s ad for BT very

irritating: ’It’s not the concept of using ET that grates, it’s this

execution which seems hurriedly glued together. The ET puppet looks

weird, its voice is even worse. The Millennium Dome seems to have been

chucked in for no reason, and the cute little boy can’t act.



If this campaign’s going to be appearing on our screens as much as Bob

Hoskins did, I can only hope it improves.’