It's been a long time since the little green monsters of Gremlins have appeared anywhere — too long — so thanks to the Mars company for giving them a chance in their newest Snickers bar commercial, airing in the U.K. and France. And extra credit for using an old-school latex puppet instead of CG!

Here's a making-of video for the commercial as well, because Gremlins are awesome.

Sadly, this is a close as we've come in the last 20 or so years to getting Gremlins 3 — although since the next Gremlins movie will almost certainly be a reboot without original director Joe Dante, this is probably for the best.

[Via Fear.net]