Ralph Wolf wants to steal sheep; Sam Sheepdog wants to stop him. Ralph's tricks include digging a tunnel, walking a tightrope, launching a guided missile, dressing as Little Bo Peep, shooting a cannon and growing Sam's hair.

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After they punch in for work, Ralph Wolf tries to steal Sam Sheepdog's flock of sheep using, among other methods, a highwire, a helicopter and a Bo Peep disguise. Written by Paul Penna <tterrace@wco.com>

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Followed by A Sheep in the Deep (1962) See more »

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Everybody's got a job to do
22 February 2016 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Another fun Chuck Jones short featuring Sam Sheepdog and Ralph Wolf. The formula is pretty simple: both characters clock in at work, then Ralph tries repeatedly to steal a sheep out from under Sam's watchful eye. It's a funny set-up that humanizes the animal characters, which is what Looney Tunes did best. Good music from Milt Franklyn. The animation is nice and colorful with some well-done action scenes. As with the rest in the series (which owed a lot to Jones' Road Runner & Coyote series), there are a lot of visual gags and most of them are great. My favorite is probably the Little Bo Peep gag, which never gets old. Anyway, a fun cartoon from an underrated series that I think most fans of old-school Looney Tune will enjoy.


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