Wallace and Gromit have run out of cheese and this provides an excellent excuse for the animated duo to take their holiday on the moon, where, as everyone knows, there is ample cheese.
From the Oscar-winning creator of Creature Comforts.
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Did You Know?
Although nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film, A Grand Day Out lost, ironically to another one of Nick Park's creations, Creature Comforts
(1989). See more
When rushing to get in the ship the first time, Wallace kicks away the paint-stained ladder, which falls to the ground as they take off. Yet when they land on the moon, they use the same paint-stained ladder to get in and out of the ship. See more
Eeh, these bank holidays. It's a problem to decide. Tell you what, Gromit lad!
[Gromit suddenly awakens
Let's have a nice hot cup of tea, hmm?
[walks out of the room
Kettle should've boiled by now.
At the end of the credits, we see the ball which Wallace kicked continuing to float upwards. See more
On children's television network, Sprout, scene of the cooker igniting the rocket has been heavily edited. The cooker climbs into the rocket, but we do not see him breaking a pipe, spilling rocket fuel, nor lighting the matches, igniting the rocket. The rocket just blasts off with no explanation. See more
Followed by A Matter of Loaf and Death