Wallace & Gromit's World of Invention

Better Safe Than Sorry

Series 1 - Episode 5 Better Safe Than Sorry

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Summary

The duo examine inventions that keep people safe, beginning with ejector seats - complicated contraptions that save the lives of a number of pilots each year. A pigeon fancier tests how unmanned drones work, and science reporter Jem Stansfield finds out how 1940s actress Hedy Lamarr's efforts to design a new torpedo guidance system laid the foundations for short-range wireless technology. Narrated by Ashley Jensen.

Cast & Crew

Narrator Ashley Jensen
Actor Peter Sallis
Reporter Jem Stansfield
Series Producer Rob Baker
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