In this Oscar-winning short film, Norman McLaren employs the principles normally used to put drawings or puppets into motion to animate live actors. The story is a parable about two people who come to blows over the possession of a flower. Film without words.
When Wallace takes Gromit to the park for a game of football he plays to win. Unfortunately he is constantly frustrated by Gromit's goalkeeping prowess. Wallace is forced to reveal his "Soccamatic", a circa 1938 penalty taking machine he recently purchased mail order from Preston North End FC.
It seems that Wallace has finally got the upper hand as balls whistle past the hapless dog. But Gromit has an ace up his sleeve...
A kid gets a used-car surprise: a Tron cycle! Young Indiana Jones finds treasure in his elementary school. Rom the Spaceknight meets his ultimate nemesis! Into the Blue gets a relevant skewering. Murky and Lurky make a gruesome discovery when they try to rob Rainbow Brite. Hulk Hogan busts out of prison camp in "Hogan's Heroes."
Skits: "Superman on Vacation", "Horton Hears a Jew!", "Forgetful Peter Pan", "Used Car Surprise", "Bomb Diffusing Robot", "Rainbow Brite Breaking & Entering", "Rom Spaceknight", "How Much is That Doggie?", "Into the Blue Skewering", "Murderous William Tell", "Missing Gauze", "When Pigs Fly", "Safety Blanket", "Young Indy", "Hogan's Heroes"