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The Wrong Trousers (1993)

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Wallace is used by a criminal penguin in a robbery involving mechanical trousers.

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Plasticine animation of Wallace and Gromit, inventors of all manner of useful devices. Gromit (a dog) finds himself being pushed out of his room and home by a new lodger who is actually a ruthless criminal (and a small penguin). The penguin is planning a robbery and needs to use Wallace and his mechanical remote controlled trousers to pull off the raid. However, Gromit is wise to the penguin and comes to the rescue. Written by Rob Hartill

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Nick Park had to use an orange filter on the end credits sequence so people could read them. He later regretted using that colour. See more »

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Position of the "Room to Let" sign (next to the blue sign) changes, as Gromit is reading the adverts. See more »

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Wallace: Cracking toast, Gromit!
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During the opening credits sequence, we see the Techno-Trousers in silhouette. See more »

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Referenced in Chicken Run (2000) See more »

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How Much is that Doggie in the Window
Written by Bob Merrill
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Fantastic, entertaining work of art, with no Hollywood smut
23 May 2001 | by (Utah) – See all my reviews

This is a clever picture that gets better the more times you watch it. The attention to detail is amazing. It makes you wonder over and over again - How did they do that?

I have this on DVD and enjoy taking time to check some segments out frame by frame to catch all the background details like book titles on the shelf and news paper headlines. It's enjoyable for youth and adults alike.


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