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




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Complete credited cast:
Wallace (voice)
Wendolene (voice)


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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Release Date:

29 December 1995 (USA)  »

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Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?


The debut of Shaun the Sheep (2007), who would get his own animated spin-off. Wallace naming him Shaun is a play on the word 'shorn', when sheep get their fleece sheared. See more »


For the split second you see the reverse side of the first door Gromit flies through, the circle to be cut out by his propeller is clearly visible. See more »


Wendolene Ramsbottom: Oh, I want no more of this rustling. It wasn't so bad when it was just the wool, but... this is evil! Daddy didn't create you for this. You're supposed to protect me!
[Preston locks her away with Shaun on the back of the truck]
Wendolene Ramsbottom: Let me out! You're not turning me into dog meat!
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Crazy Credits

After the credits and the Aardman logo is shown, we hear sheep bleating. See more »


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Unique Mouths Still Make Me Laugh
1 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was the third in a series of three short BBC programs featuring Wallace and his pet dog Gromit. I thought the three films got better and better as went along, this being the best of the three.

There are some very clever and entertaining scenes in the 30-miunte movie. the color also was good - nice animation. Of course, it's only gotten better and better since these were made, capped off recently by a full-length Wallace & Gromit film.

I don't think I ever stop laughing looking at the mouths on Wallace and the woman he likes in this story. Wallace is a window cleaner and "Wendolene" is the object of his affections. Unfortunately, both the woman and her pet dog are not good "people." In fact, her pet dog, "Preston" frames poor Gromit for sheep-rustling and winds up in jail. Wallace must rescue him.

A subplot involves Wallace and his love of cheese. It's all silly, of course, but very entertaining and the best of the three short Wallace & Gromit animated films of the period (1989-1993), in my opinion.

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