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It's Shaun the Sheep!

The boys' favorite show at the moment is Shaun the Sheep (pictured above). It's also one of our favorite shows, as parents. If you have kids, or if you spend a lot of time around kids, you know how difficult it is to find a good kids show. Either the songs grate on your nerves (Barney, Teletubbies), teach questionable morals (Thomas the Tank Engine), or teach nothing at all (Spongebob). But Shaun the Sheep is hip, funny, worldly, clever and just plain fun. He solves problems, deals with inter-species issues, a dances the occasional jig.

If you have Netflix, watch it on instant or add it to your queue, whether you have kids or not!



Note: Claymation aficionados might know Shaun from Wallace & Gromit's A Close Shave. I loved that they named the sheep Shaun, both because it's such a human name and because with Wallace's British accent is sounds like "Shorn," you know as in a shorn sheep. So great!

Comments

blissful_e said…
Cool! We've loved Shaun ever since he featured in "A Close Shave", but I had no idea he had his own show.
JohnJohn said…
That's great! Shaun's the best.

Remember how Dr. Bieniek used to show Wallace & Gromit videos before Phys 23 lectures? I've been a fan ever since then.
mama mia said…
great way to start my morning!

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