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DirecTV Chronicles the Consequences of Cable

From the minds behind the AgencySpy Hall and Oates tribute, Grey NY, come three new spots for DirecTV.

Fans of miniature fauna might be initially disappointed by a lack of tiny giraffes, but viewers will no doubt gain invaluable knowledge after watching any of these three ads. So, frustration with cable could eventually lead to being beaten by three less-than-reputable characters and left to die in a roadside ditch? Well, if you lose an eye after a racquetball takes a bad bounce, the rest certainly seems plausible. Lesson learned.

If you’ve ever seen a baby looking as though he or she is about to attend a Judas Priest concert, you know that something has probably gone awry in that poor child’s family. No grandparent wants to see their grandchild in a dog collar, do they? Hey, if this spot doesn’t convince people to switch to satellite, at least it can make some parents second-guess their child’s manner of dress. Credits, and a warning about taking in stray animals, follow after the jump.

Advertiser: DIRECTV
Spot Title: Stray Animals, Roadside Ditch, Dog Collar
Agency: Grey NY
President/CCO: Tor Myhren
Executive Creative Director: Dan Kelleher
Associate Creative Director: Doug Fallon
Associate Creative Director: Steven Fogel
Agency Executive Producer: Andrew Chinich
Agency Associate Producer: Lindsay Myers
Production Company (location): MJZ LA
Director: Tom Kuntz
Director of Photography: Emmanuel Lubezki
Editor (person & company): Gavin Cutler, Mackenzie Cutler
Assistant Editor: Ryan Steele
Sound Design: Sam Shaffer, Mackenzie Cutler
VFX: The Mill
VFX: Schmigital

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