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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 maker's name on the clock inside the spaceship is "Wulstan". This is Nick Park's middle name. See more »

Goofs

The packaging of the Crackers packets change color between being moved from the kitchen into the rocket. When upstairs, the packets are orange and the "Crackers" writing has white text against a black background. Before take-off, it is black writing against a gray background. See more »

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[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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On the end credits, a framed photograph of Wallace and Gromit changes from time to time, with the stars as a backdrop. See more »

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Referenced in Flushed Away (2006) See more »

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Oh my, this is so funny!
21 June 2004 | by (The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Nick Park has created such funny characters with Wallace and his faithful dog Gromit. This time, they run out of cheese and decide to get it on the moon, as 'everybody knows it's made of cheese'.

They make their own spaceship and finally make it to the moon, where the cheese doesn't really taste like anything and they have an encounter with a local robot, whose secret dream is it to ski (as we see in a lovely dream sequence with the W&G theme playing on the background, loved that!).

This short picture is so funny, I can recommend it to anyone. Maybe not as much though as the even more brilliant 'The Wrong Trousers'... oh heck, what am I talking, watch all the W&G right now! You'll be glad you did.

8/10.


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