"Americans like the British kind of quirkiness and the strange accent. They find it kind of cute or something, with a certain charm.""Gromit was the name of a cat. When I started modeling the cat I just didn't feel it was quite right, so I made it into a dog because he could have a bigger nose and bigger, longer legs.""I'm always there at home thinking of Wallace and Gromit ideas.""If you respect the audience enough, they can take onboard many things.""There is something about the Australian psyche that seems to like films that are slightly offbeat.""We can do things that we never could before. Stop-motion lets you build tiny little worlds, and computers make that world even more believable.""When we first sold the Wallace and Gromit shorts to America, people suggested we get rid of the strange British accents and put clear American voices on them, and we held out."