Monday, March 21, 2016

Easter Theatre: Bunnies don't lay eggs, do they? (Of course not!) (1970's)

The other day, a caller to The Record's Sound Off column asked on behalf of his 5 year old daughter how the Cadbury Creme Egg bunny can sound like a chicken. Well, first, a history lesson is in order.

Cadbury, now part of Hershey's, at least in the US, introduced the creme eggs as a seasonal treat in 1971, but its origins date back to the UK a decade prior. Being that we're talking about a television commercial here, the chicken's clucking is dubbed in. Actor Mason Adams narrates the following ad:

With Easter being this Sunday, I thought I'd share.

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