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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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Winner of the 1993 Academy Award for Best Animated Short. See more »


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Trivia

In one scene, Gromit is reading "The Republic" by Pluto. The actual author is Plato; Pluto is Mickey Mouse's dog. See more »

Goofs

During the train chase Gromit and Wallace cross McGraw's way Gromit puts a segment over the existing track. It's clear when the carriages between Gromit and Wallace pass that the new track is on top of the old one rather than a cross-track piece. After Wallace snatches the locomotive, McGraw left on a little platform on 4 wheels goes smoothly over the new crossing rather than "tripping" over the crossing rails on top of his track. Even after McGraw makes a turn and reveals the crossing behind for 2 frames you can see the new rails are still lying on top of his track. See more »

Quotes

Wallace: It's the wrong trousers Gromit, and they've gone wrong!
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Crazy Credits

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


Soundtracks

Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 (Allegro)
(uncredited)
Written by Johann Sebastian Bach
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Fantastic, entertaining work of art, with no Hollywood smut
23 May 2001 | by (Utah) – See all my reviews

This is a clever picture that gets better the more times you watch it. The attention to detail is amazing. It makes you wonder over and over again - How did they do that?

I have this on DVD and enjoy taking time to check some segments out frame by frame to catch all the background details like book titles on the shelf and news paper headlines. It's enjoyable for youth and adults alike.


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