Muppets, Inc. produced 13 ads for Ribena blackcurrant-flavoured soft drinks and fruit drink concentrate in the UK, from 1964 to 1966. 8 additional colour spots were produced in 1966. These ads featured Wilkins and Wontkins.
In one ad "Thinking Man's Coffee", Wontkins is sinking in a ocean.
- Wontkins: I'm sinking! I'm sinking! Save me!
- Wilkins: Have some Ribena Blackcurrant!
- Wontkins: Why?
- Wilkins: It's a thinking man's drink!
In another ad "Cannon", Wilkins is pointing a giant cannon at Wontkins.
- Wilkins: Okay buddy, What do you think of Ribena Blackcurrant?
- Wontkins: I never tasted it!
(Wilkins fires the cannon at Wontkins, blasting him away, Wilkins then points to the viewer)
- Now what do YOU think of Ribena?