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


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17 December 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Wallace & Gromit: The Wrong Trousers  »

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Trivia

In an effort to get Gromit out of the house, the penguin plays very loud music. One tune is "How Much is That Doggie in the Window?" and another is "Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree" which indicates that he's just been released from prison. See more »

Goofs

When Gromit is getting ready to go into the bathroom in the morning, Wallace passes him fully-clothed and says, "Lovely morning, Gromit." The next shot shows Wallace back in his bathrobe blow-drying his bald head. See more »

Quotes

Wallace: [upon falling into the techno-trousers] It's the wrong trousers! The wrong trousers!
[sees controls on trousers missing]
Wallace: What have you done with the controls, Gromit?
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Referenced in Wallace & Gromit's Grand Adventures: The Last Resort (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

How Much is that Doggie in the Window
Written by Bob Merrill
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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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