7.9/10
372
4 user

A Sheep in the Deep (1962)

Ralph Wolf and Sam Sheepdog punch into work, with Sam guarding a flock of sheep against Ralph's attempts to snatch some mutton for dinner. Ralph uses a lull-a-bye record to put Sam to sleep... See full summary »

Directors:

Chuck Jones, Maurice Noble (co-director)

Writer:

Chuck Jones

Star:

Mel Blanc
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Animation | Family | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

In a spoof of TV's "Untouchables" Rocky and Mugsy chase "Elegant Ness" (Bugs) through the ACME cereal company.

Director: Friz Freleng
Stars: Mel Blanc, Ralph James, Julie Bennett
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

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.

Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Mel Blanc
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Wile E. Coyote tries to catch the Road Runner using a dynamite stick on a fishing pole, a Christmas present wrapping machine, and ACME Earthquake pills, which the Coyote discovers don't ... See full summary »

Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Mel Blanc, Paul Julian
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A hungry Ralph Wolf wants to swipe and eat some of the sheep in Sam Sheepdog's flock. Not only does Sam foil all of Ralph's schemes, but he turns up everywhere Ralph goes, even inside a whale's mouth.

Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Mel Blanc
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Foghorn Leghorn decides to take an egghead genius chick out to the woods to distract him from his long-haired atomic science books and teach him about such practical things as scouting and ... See full summary »

Director: Robert McKimson
Stars: Mel Blanc
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Ralph Wolf and Sam Sheepdog are friends, housemates and coworkers who become bitter enemies, but strictly while they're on the clock. A suit of armor, a skin diving outfit, a unicycle and a makeshift tank figure in Ralph's schemes.

Directors: Phil Monroe, Richard Thompson
Stars: Mel Blanc
Zip 'N Snort (1961)
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Wile E. Coyote tries to catch the Road Runner using a sling shot, a grenade in a toy airplane whose propeller detaches and leaves the plane behind, a cannon on a cliff ledge that gives way,... See full summary »

Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Mel Blanc, Paul Julian
Shishkabugs (1962)
Animation | Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A spoiled-rotten monarch orders royal chef Yosemite Sam to make "Hasenpfeffer", the basic ingredient of which is rabbit. When Bugs comes to the door asking to borrow some carrots, Sam decides to cook him.

Director: Friz Freleng
Stars: Mel Blanc
Apes of Wrath (1959)
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

The drunken stork loses his baby ape for Mr. and Mrs. Elvis Ape on a jungle island. So, he knocks out Bugs Bunny and delivers him instead.

Director: Friz Freleng
Stars: Mel Blanc, June Foray
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Bugs battles Wile E. Coyote. A ten billion volt electric magnet draws everything imaginable.

Directors: Chuck Jones, Maurice Noble
Stars: Mel Blanc
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Foghorn Leghorn, shivering at the thought of another cold winter in his dilapidated roost, decides to court the well-to-do Miss Prissy, but Prissy won't marry him unless he can prove he'll ... See full summary »

Director: Robert McKimson
Stars: Mel Blanc, Elvia Allman, Gladys Holland
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Wile E. Coyote finds a spy kit and uses its contents (sleeping gas, a mail bomb, explosive putty, and a gadget-filled spy car) in his unsuccessful attempt to catch the Road Runner.

Director: Robert McKimson
Stars: Paul Julian
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Ralph Wolf / Sam Sheepdog (voice)
Edit

Storyline

Ralph Wolf and Sam Sheepdog punch into work, with Sam guarding a flock of sheep against Ralph's attempts to snatch some mutton for dinner. Ralph uses a lull-a-bye record to put Sam to sleep and steals one of the sheep, but the lamb unzips itself to reveal someone very unexpected beneath! Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 February 1962 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kuppet kiksede See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The title is a play on the song "Asleep in the Deep". See more »

Alternate Versions

Some versions aired on TV omit the brief scene of Sam and Ralph smoking. See more »

Connections

Follows Ready, Woolen and Able (1960) See more »

Soundtracks

William Tell Overture
(uncredited)
Written by Gioachino Rossini
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »

User Reviews

 
Another good Ralph & Sam cartoon
8 October 2015 | by utgard14See all my reviews

The last of the Ralph Wolf & Sam Sheepdog shorts directed by Chuck Jones. The animation is that sketchy style Jones preferred in later years but it's not bad. The colors are lovely and the characters are drawn well. Good music from Milt Franklyn. Nice voice work from the great Mel Blanc. Make no mistake, though, there isn't much talking in this one. It's one sight gag after another as Ralph Wolf fails to steal the sheep. Predictable, perhaps, but also very funny. My favorite gag was probably the one where Ralph uses a jack to lift the ground Sam is sitting on. Where Jones came up with these ideas I'll never know but it's our good fortune he did. This is not the best of the Ralph & Sam series but it is an entertaining one.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 4 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed