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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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Country:

UK

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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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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

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 The Wrong Trousers (1993) See more »

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Brahms's Lullaby
(uncredited)
Composed by Johannes Brahms
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10 exclusive shorts of Britain's famous Inventor and Dog!
19 November 2005 | by emasterslakeSee all my reviews

These here are a collection of 2 minute shorts of Wallace and Gromit.

They were made 3 years before the movie and 6 years after the Close Shave.

What's cool about them is each one features a different new gadget.

A lot of the gadgets are cool looking too.

Still features Peter Sallis as Wallace. And Gromit is still a smart dog.

Sure each one is short, but if you see them all at once, that's like seeing a 20 minute short film.

There's at least one laugh to each of the shorts. Some of them might features something familiar from the 3 old shorts too.

This collection of shorts is a must see for all the die hard Wallace and Gromit fans out there.

These use to be shorts only shown in England, but now it's easier to see now that it's released on the new Wallace and Gromit DVD.

I give this collection an 8 out of 10.


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