A Grand Day Out

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A Grand Day Out with Wallace and Gromit, later marketed as A Grand Day Out, is a 1989 British stop-motion animated short film directed and animated by Nick Park at Aardman Animations in Bristol. In the film, Wallace and Gromit spend a bank holiday by building a homemade rocket to the Moon to sample cheese.

The short premiered on November 4 1989, at the Bristol Animation Festival at the Arnolfini Gallery in Bristol. It was first broadcast on December 24 1990, Christmas Eve, on Channel 4.

Directed by Nick Park. Produced by Rob Copeland. Written by Nick Park and Steve Rushton.
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[first lines]
Wallace: Eee, these bank holidays. It's a problem to decide. Tell you what, Gromit lad!
[Gromit wakes up]
Wallace: Let's have a nice hot cup of tea, hm? [walks out of the room] Kettle should have boiled by now.

Wallace: No cheese, Gromit. Not a bit in the house.

Wallace: Gromit, that's it! Cheese! We'll go somewhere where there's cheese!
[Wallace looks at "Cheese Holidays" magazine, then out window]
Wallace: Everybody knows the moon is made of cheese...

Wallace: 60 seconds to blast off! Unlock the doors!

Wallace: No crackers Gromit! We've forgotten the crackers!

[Wallace is eating the moon]
Wallace: It's like no cheese I've ever tasted. Let's try another spot.

[The machine doesn't work]
Wallace: Come on, stupid...
[The machine still doesn't work]
Wallace: [stunned slightly] Oh!

Wallace: [referring to "The Cooker"] Oh! Daylight robbery! They always nick your money. Flippin' machines. Come on, Gromit.

Wallace: Oh no! Oh! The fuse! You forgot to light the fuse! Ah!

Wallace: Set coordinates for 62 West Wallaby Street.



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