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A Close Shave (1995)

Wallace falls for Wendolene, a wool shop owner, while Gromit is framed for the sheep rustling.

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When Wallace and Gromit go over to wash windows, Wallace falls in love with a wool store owner named Wendolene. Meanwhile, Gromit is framed for killing sheep and is put in jail. So with help from the sheep and Wendolene, Wallace must get him out of prison. Written by Mike-2000

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The porridge gun shoots at Wallace, and some of it lands on the wall. In the next shot, the porridge is gone. See more »

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Wendolene Ramsbottom: I'm sorry about this.
Wallace: For what?
Wendolene Ramsbottom: Nothing. Just stay away from me, from my shop, and my silly, silly windows.
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After the credits and the Aardman logo is shown, we hear sheep bleating. See more »

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Edited into The Incredible Adventures of Wallace & Gromit (2001) See more »

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Wallace and Gromit Theme
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Highly enjoyable
22 October 2005 | by (Bath, England) – See all my reviews

'Wallace and Gromit: A Close Shave' is a short featuring the clay animation characters Wallace (an inventor) and Gromit (the inventor's pet dog, who seems to be smarter than the inventor and often the star of the show). This tale also features Sean the Sheep and a plot against Wallace and Gromit by a sheep thief.

This is another highly enjoyable episode. It is a rare breed of film that can entertain both adults and children alike. Children and adults will enjoy the imaginative sequences, lovable characters, comical events, and animation.

This is a must-see animation no matter what your age or gender is. There is something for everyone, and it is thoroughly enjoyable. Well done.


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