Sheep in the Big City Created by The series was greenlit and would go on to broadcast for two seasons. He is nearly identical to Specific, but has sunglasses, shiny clothing, blue hair shaped into a ponytail, a gold tooth and three stars on his hat, as opposed to Specific's one star. The series' pilot first premiered as part of Cartoon Network's "Cartoon Cartoon Summer" on August 18, 2000. Sheep in the Big City is an American animated television series which ran on Cartoon Network for two seasons, from November 17, 2000 to April 7, 2002.. Farmer John wears a red hat along with a yellow shirt and blue overals. X-Agent successfully entraps Sheep but later changes his mind because he realizes that friendship with Sheep mattered more. Each product is usually of low quality, contrary to what one may think or painful. While Sheep goes into a fake sheep convention set up by the military wearing a mustache, Farmer John misses him, and hires the German Shepherd to bring Sheep home. Sheep in the Big City (2000-2002) is an original animated series from Cartoon Network in the mold of Rocky and Bullwinkle. With Kevin Seal, Ken Schatz, James Godwin, Stephanie D'Abruzzo. He's mistakenly called 'Mad Scientist' so often that, in one occasion, he complained about if out of habit when he was called 'Angry Scientist'. Despite his anthropomorphism, he cannot speak English. The first time the still is shown, it is in the episode "Baa-ck in time". On his uniform, he has 3 medals that look like exclamation marks, and one that looks like a question mark. Sheep catches the plates and starts spinning them hypnotizing General Specific and while this happens Farmer John appears and convinces Sheep to go pro with his plate spinning act. a Scotsman appears out of nowhere, saying, "Yes?". While Sheep goes into a fake sheep convention set up by the military wearing a mustache, Farmer John misses him, and hires the German Shepherd to bring Sheep home. Now Sheep is on the run from General Specific, who is assisted by his henchmen, Private Public, the Angry Scientist (who in the show is often wrongly referred to as "Mad Scientist"), a bunch of other military types, and the Plot Device. This episode is all about the nightmares of people in the Big City. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. 1. The fake advertisements are usually of products from Oxymoron with Victor the spokesperson promoting it. Another example of his annoyance is his "thanks" speech at the re-union, where he thanks for everything, including "air" and "silly shoes". Let's Be Heroes crossover special "Crossover Nexus", as one of the many Cartoon Network heroes that was summoned and defeated by Strike. Ben Plotz voiced by Ken Schatz. Swanky the Poodle voiced by Stephanie … ; Production Posse: Mo Willems worked on Sesame Street before making this show, and six actors who worked on Sesame Street did voices on Big City: Ken Schatz, Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Joey Mazzarino, Fran Brill, Jerry Nelson and Ruth Buzzi. Celebrity … Farmer John- Sheep's owner until Sheep left the farm. His grasp of English grammar is extremely limited. "[5] After graduating from New York University Tisch School of the Arts, Willems began making short films for Sesame Street and writing for The Muppets. Her name is a pun on the words "lease a rental". His name is a parody of oxymoron, a phrase in which an adjective that means the opposite of the noun that it describes is used (e.g. This was Cartoon Network's first original series produced by the animation studio Curious Pictures, who would later go on to produce Codename: Kids Next Door in 2002. Kevin SealJames GodwinKen SchatzStephanie D'AbruzzoMo WillemsChristine WaltersRuth BuzziBradley GlennFran BrillJoey MazzarinoJerry NelsonKen Schatz [2] It also features several unrelated sketches and shorts, similar to those from The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends. 'Sheep in the Big City' is sadly very much underrated now, especially when at the same there were longer-lasting and more popular shows airing more regularly. All the while, he has to avoid the attentions of a host of unwelcome characters — Lisa Rental and Swanky's owner, the sheep-hating Lady Richington, wielding a stainless-steel wig. The titular Sheep fled to the titular Big City in order to escape the sinister Secret Military Organization, who were seeking him to use in their sheep-powered ray gun. I am an ANGURY Scientist!! Specific always speaks through his clenched teeth. Fandom Apps Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. See? Kris Greengrove He also criticizes the television medium itself (such as the fact that two-thirds of the final episode of the first season was actually composed of dream sequences) and the script, occasionally ad-libbing when he does not quite understand the script. Angry Scientist: Not a watch, you imbeciliated general person! Sheep lives happily on a farm with his friends. His grasp of English grammar is extremely limited. Their names are Hector (voiced by. The series' pilot first premiered as part of Cartoon Network's "Cartoon Cartoon Summer" on August 18, 2000. Lee is also Specific's rival, and uses a goat-powered ray-gun. My Reason: Characters left: 140 I Don't Have A Reason / I'll Add One Later. He also criticizes the television medium itself (such as the fact that two-thirds of the final episode of the first season was actually composed of dream sequences) and the script, occasionally ad-libbing when he doesn't quite get the script. Now Sheep is on the run from General Specific, who is assisted by his henchmen, Private Public, the Angry Scientist (who in the show is often wrongly referred to as "Mad Scientist"), a bunch of other military types, and the Plot Device. Jay (voiced by Ken Schatz) is a man who, whenever Sheep or any other main character sees a sign, is first heard reading it aloud, and when the character turns to him, he raises his glasses and says something along the lines of "I like to read" or "Reading is funducational". When sheep was born he apperently looked like a sheep acording to his formor owner farmer John. Running time The other people in the commercials do not usually expect him to show up and often demand to know who he is when he does, but he never tells them. Swanky is Sheep's love interest in the series. General Specific cannot capture Sheep because of the new law put up by the mayor of the Big City. Distributor He, on one occasion, embellishes the storyline when he dislikes the ending. Mo Willems is the voice of Angry Scientist in Sheep in the Big City. Private Public voiced by James Godwin and 1 other. Mo Willems. In addition, Sheep has to come to grips with the Big City and trying to romance his love, Swanky the Poodle. - Share your reason with the rest of the community. Chris has a new season of Total Drama coming this way, but the big question for the producers is how to get the show back on everyone's mind. Sheep has a cameo role in the OK K.O.! He is constantly using pseudo-psychological talk, which is, in fact, extremely boring and instead of "helping", it forces the characters not to pay attention to him. Literal humor is also important to the show's style. When she and General Specific first met, she convinced him that Sheep was a dog by having Sheep obey her commands (not knowing her true colors back then, Sheep played along) and telling him Sheep was a sheep dog. Comments Add a Comment. https://warnerbros.fandom.com/wiki/Sheep_in_the_Big_City?oldid=86013. The first season was available on iTunes. With Kevin Seal, Ken Schatz, Jerry Nelson, Stephanie D'Abruzzo. Production company(s) Mo Willems. News Announcers: The duo of news announcers, one a neurotic, angry man called Hank (voiced by Ken Schatz) and the other a ditsy blond female called Betsy (voiced by Stephanie D'Abruzzo), who proclaim everything oh-so unrelated as a "related story". 2 Please help support BCDB with a donation or a subscription to the website. But ever since he got to the city he has had bad luck like being chased by the militery or trying to see Swanky the poodle … This occurs when the cast is done filming an episode and now Sheep and his manager have a lunch meeting with the head of the network. Mo Willems, Steve Oakes, Susan Holden, David Starr and Richard Winkler (for Curious Pictures)Linda Simensky, Jay Bastian and Khaki Jones (for Cartoon Network) Games Movies TV Video. (shows his watch) The big hand's on the 6, and the little hand's on the 2. 2. Sheep is turned into a human-sheep hybrid by a Genie to get in Swanky's new apartment. The Other Darrin: Lady Richington was voiced by Ruth Buzzi in the pilot episode, with Stephanie D'Abruzzo voicing her for the rest of the series. Literal humor is also important to the show's style. The show usually begins with a completely unrelated clip, which turns out to be a show that Sheep is watching. Sheep escapes through time to find a better life. Swanky is an odd-looking poodle with several clusters of pink fur around her body (which changed to dark lavender in Season 2). Sheep In The Big City Episode Guide -Curious Pictures, Page 2 by Big Cartoon DataBase is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. 22 minutes Willems would recall this in a 2001 interview, stating, "My desire as a kid was to find a way to be funny and draw. Sondra also jokingly suggested (albeit it's unclear if she said it on her own or if she was still acting as Farmer John's mother) that Farmer John could be named 'Elton'. General Specific (voiced by Kevin Seal) is the main antagonist of the series. He is a Scientist he invented Sheep Powered Ray Gun he is called Mad Scientist Accidentaly He is Smarter Like Private Public He is to be believe of European Decent He had at one time lazer pens that he was selling of the television. Sheep in the Big City. His inventions include the Sheep-Powered Ray Gun, the Clome, and a Time-Travel Bicycle (although Private Public flatly points out that if he can invent a time machine why can't he invent a ray gun that works without a sheep). Wikis. Robot Jones? 3. General Specific's name is an oxymoron. He also makes cameos in some episodes. Irv, the Studio Accountant (voiced by Joey Mazzarino) forces, in order to lower show expenses, the narrator to make the sounds himself and re-directs Sheep into escaping in the time machine because "so much time and money was put" into its building and re-construction. General Public (voiced by Jerry Nelson) is Private Public's father. Directed by ", one of the chapters was actually named "Some Pun on the Word 'Sheep'". With Kevin Seal, James Godwin, Ken Schatz, Stephanie D'Abruzzo. However, the Doctor has own his agenda. General Specific voiced by Kevin Seal. Sheep voiced by Kevin Seal. Contents. [5] Willems has stated that the work of Pablo Picasso has influenced his art style.[5]. With Kevin Seal, Ken Schatz, James Godwin, Stephanie D'Abruzzo. This page was last edited on 22 January 2021, at 01:22. Sheep is the main protagonist in Sheep in the big city. He mentions in one episode that he has a steel plate in his head. [5] He would also work on Nickelodeon's short-form animated series The Off-Beats, which had a similar art style to Sheep in the Big City. If he acted as smart as he is, then he wouldn't get much face time in the show. Unlike the Ranting Swede, he speaks much more softly and nicely, and also explains how the people in Norway do not have too much to rant about. 1.1 Pilot (2000) 1.2 Season 1 (2000-2001) 1.3 Season 2 (2001-2002) Episodes Pilot (2000) Title Directed & Written by Original air date Production code Network In The Baa-ginning Mo Willems August 18, 2000 000 Cartoon Network: Season 1 (2000-2001) No. Ruth Ann Buzzi(born July 24, 1936) is an Americanactress,comedianandsinger. She has small, beady eyes and a black collar. Each product is usually of low quality (contrary to what one may think) or causes pain in some way. Animation turned out to be the best way for me to do that. Swanky the Poodle (voiced by Stephanie D'Abruzzo) is a poodle and Sheep's love interest, who, luckily, gives Sheep some attention. Curious Pictures X Agent becomes best friends with Sheep and, after feeling remorse for betraying Sheep, betrays Specific and becomes a Batman-like superhero. General Specific will get Sheep at any cost, and, knowing that the farm is at stake, Sheep is forced to leave for the big city. Great Scott (voiced by Ken Schatz) is a Scotsman, appearing after someone says the exclamation "Great Scott!" A running gag in the show, for example, is that whenever a character exclaims "Great Scott!" Angry Scientist (Sheep in the Big City) Nazz (Ed Edd n Eddy) Boris Badenov; Megan Allman; Gandhi (Clone High) Wendy Corduroy; Dale Gribble; Snidely Whiplash; Triana Orpheus; Major Doctor Ghastly; Kenny McCormick; Aunt Grandma; Summary. How Genghis Khan became a conquering emperor Trademark & Copyright of Cartoon Network While she may not look very intimidating, she has a severe hatred of sheep in general, and won't hesitate to pummel them into fluffy pulps with her stainless steel wig. Directed by Karen Villarreal, Bill Schultz, Mo Willems. He is always right behind General Specific, and despite being much smarter, he would prefer to receive orders than give them. Then Sheep decided to live in the big city. He is in love with Swanky the Poodle even though her owner hates sheep. His rants appear at the end of every single episode, except the final one, which is done in reverse order. Tired of the Angry Scientist's failures, General Specific hires Doctor Oh No No No to help him capture Sheep. Directed by Karen Villarreal, Tom Warburton. Angry Scientist VOICE. A girl named Lisa Rental saves Sheep from General Specific so that she can keep him as a pet. However, he might have to give up his friends. The Narrator is also a pivotal character, frequently interacting with the characters via voice-over (and sometimes directly, when other characters unexpectedly show up in his studio). Now Sheep is on the run from General Specific, who is assisted by his henchmen, Private Public, the Angry Scientist (who in the show is often wrongly referred to as "Mad Scientist"), a bunch of other military types, and the Plot Device. However, it was taken off of iTunes for unknown reasons. The series follows a runaway sheep named Sheep in his new life in "the Big City", where he tries to avoid a secret military organization. Farmer John's personality is best described that, in order not to kill any of his farm animals, he prepares water soup for the re-union. With Kevin Seal, James Godwin, Ken Schatz, Stephanie D'Abruzzo. Series creator Mo Willems began his career doing stage comedy in the 1980s, but he had also wanted to be an artist. Or else, if he didn't pretend to be stupid, then he'd get fired and wouldn't have a chance getting another show. Unfortunately, a Secret Military Organization, led by General Specific, needs Sheep for its Sheep-Powered Ray Gun (with a sheep-shaped hole in it). Created by Mo Willems, the bulk of the show follows a runaway sheep, Sheep, in its new life in "the Big City. Fish out of Water: Only one Sheep lives in the Big City. With an emphasis on more "sophisticated" (in particular, literal) humor, using multiple forms of rhetoric from the characters to the plots, it was more popular with older audiences. is said, it would cut to a still of Lisa Rental holding a phone. Sheep has already adjusted, and the Big City is now his familiar home. SHOW COMMENTS (0) Why Is This One Of Your Favorites? Sheep in the Big City (Episodes) | In The Baa-ginning | Cartoon Cartoons, Sheep | General Specific | Farmer John | Ben Plotz | Private Public | The Angry Scientist | The Plot Device | General Lee Outrageous | Lady Virginia Richington | Lisa Rental | X Agent | Oxymoron | Victor | Jay | Swanky the Poodle | Great Scott | News Announcers | Irv, the Studio Accountant | The Sombrero Brothers | The Ranting Swede | The Ranting Norwegian | General Public | Police Officers | The Judge, Cartoon Cartoons (Cartoon Cartoon Fridays/Cartoon Cartoon Fridays Big Pick Weekend/Cartoon Cartoon Weekend/Cartoon Cartoon Weekend Summerfest/Cartoon Cartoon Summer/The Cartoon Cartoon Show/Cartoon Cartoon Top 5/Cartoon Cartoon Primetime), What a Cartoon! The Ranting Norwegian (voiced by Kevin Seal) is a Norwegian man who doesn't know much about ranting but instead talks about a car he recently got, and appreciates things rather than ranting about them. 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