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CBS Gets Cozy with "Creature Comforts"

I'm not sure how American audiences will take to the new docu-comedy series Creature Comforts , which launches tonight on CBS. Based on an Academy Award-winning film by Nick Park, creator of Wallace & Gromit , Creature Comforts is in fact a series of man-on-the-street interviews with members of the general populace. The audio tracks are then set to the humorous visual juxtaposition of claymation-based animals, ranging from dogs and cats to bees and giraffes. The UK version of the series aired on ITV and, as a huge Wallace & Gromit fan, I couldn't help but be enchanted with its home-spun wisdoms about the behaviors of (human) animals. Everyone has a place within Creature Comforts , from old married couples to slacker dudes to little children, and each gets their chance to stand on the (animated) soapbox, talking about topics ranging from relationships and sex, to doctors, lying, and vacations. The premiere episode alone features a virtual menagerie of no less than hors