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The Wrong Trousers (1993)

Wallace takes in a new lodger, a devious penguin. Sporting some techno-trousers, the penguin plans a grand theft, a plan that involves putting Wallace in danger.

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Nick Park
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Peter Sallis ... Wallace (voice)
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Storyline

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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From the Oscar-winning creator of Creature Comforts and A Grand Day Out. See more »


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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Aardman Animations

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 December 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Wrong Trousers See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby (as Dolby Stereo)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

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 »

Goofs

When Gromit is in the Techno-Trousers and painting the ceiling of the spare room (upside down), Wallace backs out into the upstairs hallway and bumps into Feathers. Feathers is not there until Wallace bumps into where he is supposed to be standing. See more »

Quotes

Wallace: [being marched down the side of a building in the techno-trousers, controlled by Feathers] That's quite enough! You'll be hearing from my solicitor about this! Ooh! Oh! Mind how you go! You can't go taking liberties like this! I'm a respectable citizen!
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Crazy Credits

During the opening credits sequence, we see the Techno-Trousers in silhouette. See more »

Alternate Versions

On children's television network, Sprout, all scenes of Feathers McGraw handling a gun is removed. Half of the train scene is removed due to Feathers McGraw shooting at Gromit. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Monsters, Inc. (2001) See more »

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Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Old Oak Tree
Written by Irwin Levine & L. Russell Brown
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Very funny
22 January 2004 | by rbverhoefSee all my reviews

Together with 'Wallace & Gromit: A Close Shave' and 'Wallace & Gromit: A Grand Day Out' this is one of the funniest things I have seen. The clay animation looks great, the stories are very ingenious and the jokes are great. If you get a chance to see this, please do so. You will have a great time.

I guess this one is the best from the three, although 'A Close Shave' comes close. You must see all three of them anyway, so it doesn't really matter.


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