The Farmer is stressed out and has had enough of the farm and it's inhabitants. He storms off for a break, suitcase in hand, only to reappear almost immediately, the same, but somehow different. The farm is transformed into a hippy commune where work and chores are abolished and the animals are encouraged to express themselves.
Shaun persuades Bitzer to take part in his game of Cricket but Bitzer is more worried about the condition of the pitch than the game. The resident moles, unhappy at the game taking place above their head get involved in a tit for tat with Bitzer which soon escalates to full scale war
The flock don't recognise Shaun when he loses one his most distinctive features. His old pal Bitzer helps him track down the lost thatch, but not before Shaun becomes very attached to one of the chickens
Bitzer is left with a mountain of work when the farmer is rendered incapable. Enter the farmhand who is more interested in his mobile phone than getting the task done. Shaun and Flock ensure that their friend Bitzer gets his own 'down time'
When one of the pigs attempts to make friends with Timmy, his cohort evict him as punishment for un-pig-like behaviour. The sheep take him into the barn, and attempt to transform him into the epitome of porcine sophistication, but do they really know who they have invited into their home?