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The Wrong Trousers (1993)

Wallace is used by a criminal penguin in a robbery involving mechanical trousers.

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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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17 December 1993 (USA)  »

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Wallace & Gromit: The Wrong Trousers  »

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Trivia

Gromit's birthday is February 12, indicated by the circling of the number 12 on the calendar and the month only having 29 days (it is also leap year). See more »

Goofs

The close-up on the box of spare track segments that Gromit picks up shows that all the segments must be straight. However, Gromit uses these segments to guide the train round a 180 degree curve and to slalom round the legs of the table and chairs. Watching frame by frame, Gromit pulls each time a short straight segment out of the box, but it ends up much longer (and curved when necessary) when put down. The box also doesn't seem to be getting emptier. See more »

Quotes

Wallace: [as he goes flying around the room] Don't worry, Gromit! Everything's under control!
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Crazy Credits

During the end credits sequence, the Techno-Trousers walk down the street, still stuck in a dustbin. The sun sets until the sequence fades to black. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Cash Trapped: Episode #2.24 (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Wallace & Gromit Theme
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Performed by Platinum Themes Pro
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Very funny
22 January 2004 | by See 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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