EW Staff
November 08, 1996 AT 05:00 AM EST

Four days after the video release of the Oscar-winning animated short A Close Shave, director Nick Park left its plasticine stars, Wallace and his dog, Gromit, in a New York taxi, sparking a news-making search. But the cabbie returned the models two days later, in time for a video press party. Whew!

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