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A Grand Day Out (1989)

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.

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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

Gromit was named after the word "grommets", because Nick Park's brother, an electrician, often mentioned them, and Nick liked the sound of the word. 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 »

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[eating the moon]
Wallace: It's like no cheese I've ever tasted...
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Crazy Credits

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 The Office: Beach Games (2007) 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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