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A Grand Day Out (1989)

Wallace takes a break from trying to decide on a holiday destination only to find he has no cheese for his crackers. The solution to both problems is a trip to the moon, with dog Gromit, because everybody knows the moon's made of cheese.

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Wallace and Gromit have run out of cheese and this provides an excellent excuse for the animated duo to take their holiday on the moon, where, as everyone knows, there is ample cheese. Written by Rob Hartill

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Trivia

The robot cooker's isolated presence is random and unexplained in the final film. It was in the remainder of a large population of characters that would inhabit the moon in the original script (which had to be omitted due to time and budget). In the final film, it simply exists, seemingly alone, though it's role as a parking meter attendant remains. See more »

Goofs

When rushing to get in the ship the first time, Wallace kicks away the paint-stained ladder, which falls to the ground as they take off. Yet when they land on the moon, they use the same paint-stained ladder to get in and out of the ship. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Wallace: Eeh, these bank holidays. It's a problem to decide. Tell you what, Gromit lad!
[Gromit suddenly awakens]
Wallace: Let's have a nice hot cup of tea, hmm?
[walks out of the room]
Wallace: Kettle should've boiled by now.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the credits, we see the ball which Wallace kicked continuing to float upwards. See more »

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Followed by Wallace & Gromit's Cracking Contraptions (2002) See more »

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Wallace and Gromit rocks
22 August 2000 | by (Arendal,Norway) – See all my reviews

"A Grand Day Out" was the first animation movie with Wallace and Gromit,it is not the best but still very cool.

One day when Wallace and Gromit run out of cheese they get this crazy idea,they want to travel to the moon to get cheese(because the moon is made of cheese and I hope everyone knows that) they build a moon rocket and travel to the moon.Well on the moon they set off to get cheese but get in trouble.

"A Grand Day Out" is a very cool animation-flick,it is very short though,only about 25 minutes.The animation can sometimes be very funny-looking(especially when Wallace talks).If you liked "A Grand Day Out" I will recommend you to see the two others Wallace and Gromit movies,they are better and longer.

9/10


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