WALLACE & GROMIT CHAT » WALLACE AND GROMIT FILM INFORMATION!
A Grand Day Out:
One night, Wallace and Gromit are relaxing in the living-room pondering where to go for the upcoming bank holiday. Wallace gets up to prepare tea with cheese and crackers, only to discover they are out of cheese. Making the most of their situation, Wallace decides they should go somewhere where there is plenty of cheese, ultimately choosing to go to the moon, since "everyone knows the moon is made of cheese." The two build a moon rocket in their basement they use a saw, a hammer, a drill and paint, complete with easy chairs and a wallpapered cabin. Once the two complete packing provisions for the journey, Wallace lights the rocket's fuse. With only a minute to go in the countdown, he discovers that they have forgotten to pack crackers. He rushes out of the rocket and hurries up to the kitchen to get crackers, making it back to the rocket a few seconds before the engine ignites. Even with the engine running, the rocket refuses to lift off (the rats in the basement are watching the whole thing and with the fire coming from the rocket they put on different kinds of glasses - they forgot the sunglasses). Gromit realizes he has forgotten to release the hand brake and does so, allowing the rocket to lift off.
Upon reaching the moon, which is indeed made of cheese, Wallace and Gromit set up a picnic. They try out the lunar cheese, trying to determine what kind it is, but realize it's like nothing they've ever tasted before. They decide to try another spot, where they find a mechanised storage facility, with exceptional television coverage and a strong resemblance to an oven, called "the Cooker". Wallace puts a coin into the machine, but nothing happens, so he and Gromit continue on their way. Once they’ve left, the Cooker grows robotic arms and springs to life. It discovers Wallace and Gromit’s picnic site; agitated by the mess, it cleans up the mess of dirty dishes. It then discovers a magazine advertising skiing holidays lying on the picnic blanket, and develops a desire to travel to Earth and go skiing. He then spots their rocket and is amazed by it. He gives them a parking ticket and is annoyed by an oil leak.
Shortly afterward, the Cooker notices Wallace. Aggravated by his littering, illegally-parked and leaky rocket, and unrestrained consumption of moon cheese, the Cooker approaches Wallace to bludgeon him with a truncheon. Just as Gromit notices the machine, it runs out of money and shuts down. The previously-oblivious Wallace notices the Cooker, decides to take the truncheon as a souvenir, and inserts another coin into the Cooker in exchange for the truncheon. As Wallace and Gromit leave for the rocket, the Cooker comes back to life. Realizing the rocket can take it to Earth where it can fulfill its dream of skiing, the machine chases after Wallace and Gromit, who, noticing the Cooker and thinking that it's angry with them for taking the cheese, prepare for an emergency takeoff 10 seconds At the same time, the Cooker breaks into the rocket with a tin cutter becase it cant climb the ladder since it has no feet only wheels Blundering about in the dark interior of the rocket,wallace then realizes that he fogot to lit the fuse the Cooker lights a match near the fuel tank, causing an explosion. The Cooker tries to hang on, but eventually is thrown across the lunar surface as the rocket launches, tearing off two strips of metal from the rocket. Initially crushed by its failure to get to Earth, the Cooker realizes it can use the two metal strips as a pair of skis. While happily skiing on the lunar surface, the Cooker waves goodbye to Wallace and Gromit, who return home. pictures of walace and gromit are then seen in the end credits the the beach ball that walace kicks up it doent come back dowen because there was no gravity
The Wrong Trousers:
The film begins at 62 West Wallaby Street on Gromit's birthday. After falling downstairs from his bed via a trapdoor in the ceiling (which also dresses him at the same time), Wallace is greeted with a large pile of bills. Meanwhile, Gromit subtly attempts to remind Wallace that it is his birthday. After surveying their depleted funds, Wallace lets slip that he has not forgotten Gromit's birthday after all and presents Gromit with a somewhat unwelcome gift of a dog collar, and a second present of a pair of ex-NASA robotic "Techno Trousers", designed to alleviate the burden of taking him for walks.
While Gromit is out on a "walk", Wallace decides that the only solution to their financial problems is to let the spare bedroom out. Thus, a lodger, a malevolent-looking penguin, comes to stay in the house, pushing Gromit out of his comfortable bedroom and winning Wallace's favour. Upset that the penguin has intruded on his relationship with his master, Gromit leaves home in the rain. Viewing his departure, the penguin goes to work on altering the Techno Trousers for his own means.
After sleeping rough, Gromit hunts for suitable lodgings, noticing a police poster depicting the penguin with a rubber glove on his head and the caption "Have you seen this chicken?". Meanwhile, Wallace's normal morning routine is interrupted by the replacement of his expected trousers with the modified Techno Trousers. Trapped inside the robotic garments, Wallace is sent on an extended test run, driven by remote control, although he is unaware of the penguin's involvement. Gromit, seeing this spectacle, and having observed the penguin suspiciously measuring-up the exterior of the town museum, decides to sneak back into his old bedroom, uncovering the penguin's plans to steal a giant diamond from the museum using the trousers and Wallace as tools.
However, Gromit is too late to foil the plan and is forced to hide inside Wallace's bed, where he observes the penguin in his "chicken" disguise (a large red rubber glove on his head). Wallace, in a deep sleep after the day's misadventures, is unwittingly brought into the robbery by the penguin, and by nightfall breaks into the museum using the suction feet on the trousers to scale the wall and hang from the ceiling, avoiding the laser alarm system. Having successfully hooked the diamond, a loose ceiling tile puts the trousers off balance, causing the hook to set off the alarm. This wakes Wallace, who has no idea where he is. After escaping back to West Wallaby Street, the penguin reveals his identity to Wallace and locks him in a wardrobe.
Making for the door with the diamond, the penguin is confronted by Gromit with a rolling pin. The penguin then pulls out a pistol and forces Gromit into the wardrobe with Wallace, locking them inside. Being an expert with electronics, Gromit is able to override the Trousers' circuits and break open the doors. There then follows a fast chase aboard a train set, as Gromit attempts to stop the penguin escaping with the diamond, aided unsuccessfully by Wallace.
After the penguin's train is abruptly stopped by the trousers, he is caught and handed in to the police station. In his final scene, he has returned home to the zoo and is clinging furiously to the prison-like window bars. For catching Feathers McGraw, the pair are given a substantial reward, which pays off their debts.
Meanwhile, the trousers, unceremoniously consigned to the dustbin, walk off by themselves into the sunset.
A Close Shave:
At midnight a mysterious lorry stops by Wallace's and Gromit's house, allowing a small sheep the chance to escape. A dog tries to get out, but is pulled back inside the truck again, allowing the sheep to eat things around the house. This causes trouble the next morning for Wallace, who is pelted with porridge because of the sheep chewing on the cord of his breakfast machine. It is also revealed in this short that Wallace and Gromit are running a window-cleaning business; their work brings Wallace into contact with wool shop owner Wendolene Ramsbottom.
Wendolene's father left the wool shop to his daughter "along with his debts, and a few other things." Wallace also learns that he too, was an inventor. Wallace falls in love with Wendolene, but also gets them involved in a sheep-rustling scheme run by Wendolene's sinister dog Preston to provide Wendolene's wool. After coming home, Wallace and Gromit find their home to be in a mess, and discover that the culprit was the sheep who escaped from the truck. They decide to clean him up in Wallace's wash-o-matic, but due to a malfunction, the sheep gets sucked into another invention, Wallace's knit-o-matic, which shears him down. Wallace and Gromit decide to adopt the sheep, and name him "Shaun", after his mishap.
Jealous of Gromit, Preston frames him for the thefts and has him sent to a prison for life, but Wallace, Shaun and the sheep (who have been living with Wallace since Gromit's arrest) all stand on each others shoulders (with Wallace at the bottom) and cut through the bars of Gromit's cell with an electric buzz saw, setting him free. Accidentally, Wallace slips on a bar of soap and the stack of friends falls over backwards. Meanwhile, Wendolene becomes upset and angry and orders Preston to stop the sheep thefts but to no avail. Instead, Preston locks her in the back of truck with the intention of turning her (and the sheep) into dog food.
Wallace and Gromit give chase on their motorbike and sidecar, but they soon end up separated; Gromit flies off a 2,000-foot (610 m) drop ledge, but activates the sidecar's plane mode and flies safely on. He then attacks Preston's truck with Wallace's porridge machine held inside the plane. Wallace meanwhile attempts to free Wendolene and the sheep from the truck, but ends up trapped there himself. The truck drives through a secret door and into a large underground hideout, where Preston has built an exact copy of the knit-o-matic and wash-o-matic. He attempts to feed his captives into it.
With the help of signals from Shaun, Gromit locates the hideout and attacks Preston head on, firing at him with the porridge gun and flying into him. Shaun then pulls the nozzle to the knit-o-matic over Preston, sucking him into it and giving him a close shave. Midway through the process however, dents appear on the machine, which stops working. Wendolene then reveals that Preston is a robot dog built by her father, although he was created for good, he turned out evil.
Preston, now a completely robotic dog, advances on Wallace, Wendolene, and the sheep, before he is blinded by his coat being forcibly put back on him. His blundering leads to the group being lifted up towards Preston's Mutton-o-Matic, a dog food processor. Gromit then knocks Preston onto the conveyor belt leading to the machine, with Wallace and the others soon following. Shawn then swings in on an anvil, knocking Preston into the grinders of the machine, stopping it and destroying Preston.
At the end of the film, Wendolene reveals that Preston was rebuilt with completely normal dog behavior. She visits Wallace; however when he invites her in to have cheese with him, he learns to his dismay that she cannot have any because it causes her to break out in a rash. A distraught Wallace decides to console himself with some cheese, only to find Shaun eating it.
As before, the 30 minutes are packed with sight gags and exaggerated physical comedy, as well as a few subtle film parodies. Voice acting was before the sole duty of Peter Sallis (the voice of Wallace), as Gromit is always silent. In 'A Close Shave', Wendolene was introduced as the second speaking character for the series, voiced by Anne Reid.
The Curse Of The Were Rabbit:
Tottington Hall's annual Giant Vegetable Competition is approaching. The winner of the competition will win the Golden Carrot Award. All are eager to protect their vegetables from damage and thievery by rabbits until the contest, and Wallace and Gromit are cashing in by running a vegetable security and humane pest control business, "Anti-Pesto".
However, they are faced with two problems: the first is Wallace's growing weight and the second is inadequate space for the captured rabbits. Wallace comes up with an idea — use his Mind Manipulation-O-Matic machine to brainwash the rabbits, allowing them to run freely without harming everyone's gardens. While performing the operation, he accidentally kicks the switch from Suck to Blow and a rabbit gets fused to wallace's head, somehow leaving them with a semi-intelligent rabbit who no longer has the appetite for vegetables, whom they name "Hutch". Soon the town is threatened by the "Were-Rabbit", a giant rabbit-like monster which eats vegetables of any size. During a chaotic yet hilarious town meeting, Anti-Pesto enters into a rivalry with Lord Victor Quartermaine to capture the Were-Rabbit and to win Lady Tottington's heart. After the first night of the Were-Rabbit, the townsfolk start to argue about what to do.
After a hectic night-time chase and a series of clues, Wallace and Gromit come to the theory that Hutch is the Were-Rabbit. Wallace is overjoyed however, because this technically means he has already captured the beast, and goes to tell the good news to Lady Tottington. Gromit instead discovers that the Were-Rabbit is, in fact, Wallace, suffering from the effects of the accident with the Mind Manipulation-O-Matic having caused him and Hutch to each take on aspects of the other; Hutch has gained Wallace's entire personality (right down to his liking for cheese) and even displays Wallace's knack for inventions and regularly repeats some of Wallace's old phrases (e.g. "I do love a bit of Gorgonzola!" or "I'm inventing mostly" ). Victor corners Wallace during the night, jealous of Lady Tottington's growing fondness for him because of his humane practice of pest control (whereas Victor thinks it's more effective to shoot and kill them). But then Wallace falls into the path of moonlight and transforms. Victor, having identified the Were-Rabbit, goes to Reverend Clement Hedges and gains access to "24-carrot" gold bullets - supposedly, the only things capable of killing a Were-Rabbit.
The next night, during the final showdown, Victor and his dog Philip capture Gromit, who subsequently escapes and decides to make the ultimate sacrifice by using the marrow he had been growing for the competition as bait for Wallace who, in his rabbit form, has burst in upon the vegetable contest, causing panic. Victor tries to shoot what is apparently the monster, but Gromit is one step ahead of him, using a rabbit costume he and Wallace had created prior to the discovery of the Were-Rabbit's true nature as a trap. Unfortunately, the marrow cannot keep Wallace's attention as Victor tries to take the golden carrot award from a distressed Lady Tottington (The only vaguely bullet-like object left to him after he exhausted the gold bullets provided by the vicar). Wallace ascends to the rooftops, holding a screaming Lady Tottington in his hand. Discovering his identity, she promises to protect him, only to be interrupted by Victor. Meanwhile, in a mid-air dogfight in toy aeroplanes, Philip chases after Gromit. Gromit forces his foe out of the air in a fiery crash and explosion - but Philip manages to hold on to Gromit's plane and the two grapple with each other. The fight rages on and in the end, Gromit releases Philip through the bomb doors and into a bouncy castle.
On the roof of Tottington Hall, Gromit's toy biplane circles Wallace, who clings onto the flagpole at the top of the building for dear life. Victor, wielding the Golden Carrot trophy inside a blunderbuss he finds at an antiques table at the fair, tries one last time to shoot Wallace, but Wallace is saved by Gromit, who grabs onto a rope from a flagpole and swings his plane into the path of the improvised bullet. Unfortunately, since it is a toy plane not intended for flying, when Gromit accidentally lets go of the rope, the plane begins to descend rapidly. Wallace jumps from the flagpole and catches the plane, thereby breaking Gromit's fall into the cheese tent below. Victor gloats, but is knocked unconscious by Lady Tottington, using a giant carrot. He falls into the tent too, where Wallace lies unconscious and seemingly dying of his injuries. To protect Wallace from the angry mob outside, Gromit dresses Victor up as the monster (using the marionette he used earlier as a lure for the Were-Rabbit), and throws him out of the tent. Philip, believing Victor to be the beast, bites his master, and the angry mob chases Victor away.
Gromit and Tottington tend to Wallace who, seconds later, breathes his last and morphs back into his human form. Gromit, the rabbits, and Lady Tottington are saddened by their loss, but Gromit is able to revive Wallace with a slice of Stinking Bishop cheese. Gromit, for his bravery and his "brave and splendid marrow", is awarded the (now somewhat battered) competition trophy, and Lady Tottington turns Tottington Hall's front garden into a wildlife refuge, where all the rabbits, including Hutch, can live in peace.
A Matter Of Loaf And Death:
Baker Bob is battered to death with his own rolling pin by an unseen assailant while baking a cake for his girlfriend, he is the latest of twelve bakers to be killed. Meanwhile, Wallace (Peter Sallis) and Gromit are running a "Dough to Door" delivery service from their bakery "Top Bun". On one such delivery, the duo save Piella Bakewell (Sally Lindsay), a former pin-up girl mascot for the "Bake-O-Lite" bread company, and her dog Fluffles, when the brakes on her bike appear to fail. After narrowly avoiding being eaten by a crocodile after they careen into the local zoo, Gromit becomes suspicious on learning that the bike was in perfect condition, but Wallace becomes smitten with Piella.
A whirlwind romance ensues, during which it is also shown that the nervous Fluffles is treated rather shabbily by Piella. Fluffles and Gromit also share a sensitive moment. Piella gives Wallace's house the "woman's touch". However, when she leaves her purse at the house, Wallace insists that Gromit return it. Thus, Gromit uncovers Piella's identity as the "Cereal Killer" and her plans to make Wallace her thirteenth victim, thus completing a "baker's dozen", and also that despite her lavish lifestyle, Fluffles has to sleep in an old cardboard box, covered with a tattered rag, implying years of abuse.
Despite Wallace being oblivious, Gromit attempts to thwart Piella by installing an airport-style metal detector in their home. After tricking Wallace into thinking that Gromit bit her, Piella almost succeeds at pushing Wallace to his death whilst a chained up Gromit can only watch, but she is thwarted by being struck by a bag of flour from Wallace's dough-mixing contraption. After an angry outburst against bakers, she leaves but returns a short time later to apologise with a large cake. Wallace says that it will do nicely for four o'clock tea. When Piella is leaving to attend to the absent Fluffles (who is "not well"), she tells him he will be getting a surprise. A worried Gromit follows her home only to be caught and imprisoned with Fluffles in a storeroom. Escaping in Piella's old Bake-O-Lite hot air balloon, they arrive at Wallace's house as he is lighting the candle.
After a struggle, the cake falls to the floor and the bomb inside is revealed. While attempting to dispose of the bomb, Wallace and Gromit are attacked by Piella, who rails against bakers and their baked products for ruining her figure and her career as the Bake-O-Lite girl and also causing her to retire due to her fatness and craving for bread and could not ride her own balloon anymore. While attempting to finish off Wallace, a battle ensues between Piella and Fluffles in a yellow forklift truck covered by giant oven mitts.
In the chaos, the bomb ends up in the back of Wallace's trousers. Gromit and Fluffles neutralise the explosion using a large amount of dough while Piella uses the distraction to leap onto her balloon and escape. However, owing to her weight, the balloon crashes into the crocodile pit at the zoo where she is eaten. Piella's ghost (her former thin self) waves goodbye to Wallace. Distraught by the violent death of her owner, Fluffles leaves, with both Wallace and Gromit depressed over their losses. Deciding to take their minds off things, they head out to deliver bread and find Fluffles standing in the driveway, uncertain as to what to do or where to go. She joins them in the van and the three drive off into the sunset.
the point of it was?
@CF My sentiments exactly.
I mean like what is there to even comment on?
CF and GLB, You took the words right out of my...keyboard.
glad it not just me who thinks the same lol^^^
we know what happens already ben
No, we're not being nasty.. Maybe it would just have been better placed on the "Your reviews" forum
Ben, like GLB said, we're not intending to be nasty, but it just seems a bit pointless. Everybody on here has seen the films and well, what are we mean't to comment about?
@glb@crackingtoast i agree
don,t be upset ben we know what already happens
There was no need to bump this kld....
Thanks Guys maybe It Was A Bit Pointless
Are you sure you wish to hide this message? You will not be able to read it again.
You will not be able to read it again.