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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 makers of Chicken Run. See more »


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Official Sites:

Aardman Animations

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 December 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Wallace & Gromit: 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

When Wallace is scaling the museum in his Techno-Trousers, we briefly see his feet reflected in a window. They were actually magnets painted green. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

[last lines]
Wallace: Ah, but I do like a bit of gorgonzola!
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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

References A Grand Day Out (1989) See more »

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Happy Talk
Performed by Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II
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Who knew?
13 March 2000 | by SSmith-5See all my reviews

If you had told me that sitting for 30 minutes watching bits of clay would be entertaining, I would have said you were mad.

But you would have been right.

Thanks, Nick Park, for making this old man feel like a kid again.


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