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The Wrong Trousers (1993)

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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Winner of the 1993 Academy Award for Best Animated Short. See more »


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Trivia

When Wallace is scaling the museum in his Techno-Trousers, we briefly see his feet reflected in a window. They were actually magnets painted green. See more »

Goofs

Gromit cuts out a piece of the box so he can spy on Feathers McGraw. When McGraw walks away later, the piece of the box is gone. See more »

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Wallace: Ah, well, it's no use prevaricating about the bush...
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Crazy Credits

During the end credits sequence, the Techno-Trousers walk down the street, still stuck in a dustbin. The sun sets until the sequence fades to black. See more »

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References Gremlins (1984) See more »

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The Honors March
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Written by John Philip Sousa
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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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