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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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Trivia

The rubber glove that Feathers uses to cover his head has only 4 fingers (as is common in animation) despite the fact that Wallace and all humans in other Wallace and Gromit films have 5 fingers on each hand. See more »

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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 »

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Wallace: Ah, well, it's no use prevaricating about the bush...
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During the opening credits sequence, we see the Techno-Trousers in silhouette. See more »

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Featured in Chaplin Today: City Lights (2003) See more »

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Performed by Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II
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28 March 2005 | by (Isle Of Bute , Scotland) – See all my reviews

This is a touching story . When Gromit found himself second to Wallace's affection I thought my heart would break . Poor Gromit , poor poor Gromit as he packs his bags and leaves the house my heart was breaking and the tears were flowing down my cheeks .

Did I mention that Gromit is a plasticine dog in an animated movie ? No ? Believe me I'm not some bleeding heart animal loving do gooder - I'm a very prolific IMDb reviewer perhaps the most cynical one on this site and I was totally moved and entertained by this animated film . If I enjoyed it how can anyone else not enjoy it ?

THE WRONG TROUSERS is the second and best of the Wallace & Gromit shorts . As with Nick Parks other work the animation where animals have idiosyncratic humanized personalities is superb but its the script co- written by Park and former DOCTOR WHO scriptwriter Bob Baker that is so enjoyable . The plotting and character interaction makes it touching and exciting and even this childless cynic enjoyed every single moment of it

If you're a parent and are wondering how to keep the kids quiet for over an hour maybe you should show them an episode from the new DOCTOR WHO series followed by THE WRONG TROUSERS . If that doesn't work as family entertainment nothing will


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