When Shaun decides to take the day off and have some fun, he gets a little more action than he bargained for. A mix up with the Farmer, a caravan and a very steep hill lead them all to the Big City and it's up to Shaun and the flock to return everyone safely to the green grass of home.
Shaun is a sheep who doesn't follow the flock - in fact, he leads them into all sorts of scrapes and scraps, turning peace in the valley into mayhem in the meadow. Shaun and his pals run ... See full summary »
In the vast wasteland of trite garbage that is children's' programming this is a brilliant gem of a show. If we've been watching TV for more than an hour when this show comes on I'm probably more excited by it than my little girl.
Without a word of dialogue (ever!) the show imparts a rich narrative to which any kid, or any adult who remembers what it is to be a kid, can relate.
This show, more than any other, holds the key to good children's' programming: engage the children without driving the parents insane. This show is as fun for me as it is for my daughter.
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