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Wallace & Gromit's Cracking Contraptions 

Wallace and Gromit try out a number of their latest inventions which rarely work as planned.

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Peter Sallis
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Peter Sallis ...  Wallace 10 episodes, 2002
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Wallace and Gromit try out a number of their latest inventions which rarely work as planned.

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English

Release Date:

15 October 2002 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Magnifika mackapärer See more »

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Aardman Animations See more »
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Stereo

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1.33 : 1
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In the short "The Tellyscope," the program that is on at first is "When Penguins Turn." This could be a reference to Feathers McGraw, the main villain of The Wrong Trousers (1993), another Wallace and Gromit short. See more »

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Follows A Close Shave (1995) See more »

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Brahms's Lullaby
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Composed by Johannes Brahms
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Short clips to help with the full-length film
22 October 2005 | by rebeljennSee all my reviews

These Wallace and Gromit short clips were originally broadcast over the BBC web site in 2002, and they featured Wallace demonstrating many different inventions to Gromit. These shorts were developed as a test (and to practice animation) before the full-length film was in production. They used these as a sort of training before making the film.

These short clips were enjoyable and clever in their own right. However, they are not very memorable. The only one that seems to stick with me in any way or form is Wallace and Gromit playing tennis with some sort of automatic tennis player.

Die-hard Wallace and Gromit fans and any fan of this technique of animation would enjoy these, but I would recommend the Wallace and Gromit shorts 'The Wrong Trousers' and 'The Close Shave' to anyone who hasn't seen Wallace and Gromit.


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