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
Winner of the 1993 Academy Award for Best Animated Short.
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In an effort to get Gromit out of the house, the penguin plays very loud music. One tune is "How Much is That Doggie in the Window?" and another is "Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree" which indicates that he's just been released from prison. See more
When Wallace is being dressed by the machine in the morning, it puts his sleeves on first, then his shirt and cardigan combination. When Gromit is sitting in the seat later, the machine puts on the shirt and cardigan first and the sleeves afterwards. See more
No more lodgers - more trouble than they're worth!
During the opening credits sequence, we see the Techno-Trousers in silhouette. See more
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