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Creature Discomforts was a series of television advertisements produced by Aardman for the British disability charity Leonard Cheshire, released in 2008 in two batches. The first four highlight mobility issues, with the second four looking more generally at attitudes toward disability. The adverts are made in the same style as Creature Comforts, using animal characters and the voices of members of the public. The brand featured four returning guests and four new guests.

First series[]

  • Stick: A stick insect who walks with the aid of a stick. Guest star: Dominic Monaghan
  • Sweet Shop: A tortoise with a missing leg who walks with crutches. Guest star: Laurence Fishburne
  • Rubbish: A sausage dog with a dog wheelchair, a slug with a motorised chair and a hedgehog in a manual wheelchair. Guest star: Rory McCann
  • Watch Me: The sausage dog from "Rubbish" and a bull terrier in a manual wheelchair. Guest star: Jake Gyllenhaal

Second series[]

  • Lesson: A prawn in a wheelchair and a cat who is hard of hearing talk about other people's attitudes toward them. Guest star: Catherine Zeta-Jones
  • Love and Sex: A mouse and a rabbit talk about love and sex. Guest star: Cameron Diaz
  • Sneaking Up: A chameleon with a guide ladybird talks about being "sneaked up" on. Guest star: Halle Berry
  • Education: An owl in a wheelchair talks about having the confidence to re-enter education. Guest star: Katherine Heigl

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