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Wallace And Gromit's Cracking Contraptions

BBC One comedy. 10 episodes (1 series) in 2002. Stars Peter Sallis.

Series 1

1. Shopper 13

First broadcast: Monday 30th December 2002

Wallace invents a remote controlled shopping trolley in order to get his cheese, but will a large Edam prove too much for it?

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2. The Autochef

First broadcast: Monday 30th December 2002

Breakfast is Wallace's favourite meal, but why make it yourself when you can get a robot to do it for you.

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3. A Christmas Cardomatic

First broadcast: Monday 30th December 2002

Wallace's latest machine saves time and effort in regards to making and buying lots of Christmas cards. If only he was aware of the wonderful view outside rather than making Gromit pose for him in a robin costume.

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4. The Tellyscope

First broadcast: Monday 30th December 2002

In order to spare Gromit the trouble of walking to the television set, Wallace comes up with an usual remote control device.

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5. The Snowmanotron

First broadcast: Monday 30th December 2002

It's the annual snowman building competition in West Wallaby Street, and Wallace is sure that his new snowman making machine will see him become victorious.

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6. The Bully Proof Vest

First broadcast: Monday 30th December 2002

On dark and scary nights, it is often best to get some form of protection. Wallace's latest device may be the perfect burglar deterrent - provided it is aimed in the right direction.

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7. The 525 Crackervac

First broadcast: Monday 30th December 2002

Gromit normally finds himself having to sweep up Wallace's cracker crumbs, so his master builds a vacuum cleaner with a cracker sensor.

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8. The Turbo Diner

First broadcast: Monday 30th December 2002

In order to save time and effort in clearing the table after meals, Wallace creates a coin-operated machine in order to make life easier.

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9. The Snoozatron

First broadcast: Monday 30th December 2002

When you eat as much cheese as Wallace, getting to sleep can be tricky. His latest creation allows him to drop off, but it involves having to wake Gromit.

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10. The Soccamatic

First broadcast: Monday 30th December 2002

Annoyed by Gromit's goalkeeping abilities, Wallace buys a machine from Preston North End in order to make scoring goals easier. Can Gromit find a way to even things out?

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