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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Did You Know?
Gromit's birthday is February 12, indicated by the circling of the number 12 on the calendar and the month only having 29 days (it is also leap year). See more
During the train chase, Feathers McGraw fired his revolver 7 times without reloading. Most revolvers only carry 6 rounds. See more
Ah, well, it's no use prevaricating about the bush...
During the opening credits sequence, we see the Techno-Trousers in silhouette. See more
Referenced in A Close Shave