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. How Genghis Khan became a conquering emperor Trademark & Copyright of Cartoon Network To escape the clutches of the secret military organization, Sheep goes into a dance club which General Specific is not cool enough for. 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. 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. 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. He is never discouraged by his constant losses. Mo Willems is the voice of Angry Scientist in Sheep in the Big City. Her name is a pun as her main role in the stories is as a plot device. The series was greenlit and would go on to broadcast for two seasons. In one episode, he also developed the habit of throwing his subordinates into "The Pit" (a door, appearing out of nowhere under the characters' feet) (he once did it to the subordinate who asked him why he doesn't simply catch some random sheep and make the Sheep-Powered Ray Gun compatible to it), but later, finds out that this is a problem, when neither he nor Private Public can maneuver the helicopter properly, because Specific dropped the helicopter pilot into the Pit. The Angry Scientist (voiced by Mo Willems) often gets his hump busted for being an Angry Scientist rather than Mad, but he is the brains behind the organization, despite his extremely limited grasp of the English language (referring to it with the phrase "Why are you not my Englishness be understanding? In one episode, it is revealed that "Far" and "Mer" are actually Farmer John's first and middle name, not his job description. Angry Scientist voiced by Mo Willems. His real name is \"Fahr Mer John\". Mo Willems, Steve Oakes, Susan Holden, David Starr and Richard Winkler (for Curious Pictures)Linda Simensky, Jay Bastian and Khaki Jones (for Cartoon Network) He also makes cameos in some episodes. He is always right behind General Specific, and despite being much smarter, he would prefer to receive orders than give them. General Specific is the main antagonist of the series. The first time the still is shown, it is in the episode "Baa-ck in time". Angry Scientist VOICE. Lady Virginia Richington voiced by Stephanie D'Abruzzo and 1 other. His first name is Fahr because \"his parents wanted him to go far in life\". '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. in Series No. She also provides the voice of Lady Virginia Richington in the pilot but was replaced by Stephanie D'Abruzzo for the T.V. He has a big nose and a square face and green eyes. The show's most unusual characteristic is its frequent breaking of the fourth wall. 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. See? SHOW COMMENTS (0) Why Is This One Of Your Favorites? The Ranting Swede (voiced by Kevin Seal) is a Swedish man who rants about pianos, supermarkets, and a variety of other topics. Lee is also Specific's rival, and uses a goat-powered ray-gun. He works in a very clearly indicated secret headquarters. With Stephanie D'Abruzzo, James Godwin, Ken Schatz, Kevin Seal. A running gag in the show, for example, is that whenever a character exclaims "Great Scott!" According to Dirk and Sondra's reenacting of Farmer John's parents naming him, he was named "Far" after his father's desire to know how "far" he goes in life and "Mer" after a relative of Farmer John's father. 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". Tired of the Angry Scientist's failures, General Specific hires Doctor Oh No No No to help him capture Sheep. Directed by "It also features several unrelated sketches and shorts, similar to The Rocky & Bullwinkle Show. WARNING: Do NOT edit or otherwise alter: Edit YOUR cast list ONLY. Farmer John wears a red hat along with a yellow shirt and blue overals. My Reason: Characters left: 140 I Don't Have A Reason / I'll Add One Later. Created by Mo Willems. Then Sheep decided to live in the big city. Directed by Karen Villarreal, Bill Schultz, Mo Willems. His grasp of English grammar is extremely limited. The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends, New York University Tisch School of the Arts, "Eliciting a Sheepish Grin - Cartoon Network's campaign for Sheep in the City - Brief Article | Brandweek | Find Articles at BNET", "Talking in His Sheep: A Conversation with Mo Willems", "SHEEP IN THE BIG CITY | British Board of Film Classification", The Fantastic Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor, The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Sheep_in_the_Big_City&oldid=1001931023#ep22, 2000s American animated television series, American children's animated comedy television series, Short description is different from Wikidata, Pages using infobox television with editor parameter, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. 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. 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. With Kevin Seal, James Godwin, Ken Schatz, Stephanie D'Abruzzo. According to Dirk and Sondra's reenacting of Farmer John's parents naming him, he was named "Far" after his father's desire to know how "far" he goes in life and "Mer" after a relative of Farmer John's father. Page 4 of The Sheep In The Big City Episode Guide, which aired from 2000. She can be described as somewhat "empty headed", as she rarely contributes in certain situations. Sheep gets a job in a hip club as a waiter but soon General Specific finds him and almost knocks over the plates sheep was carrying. Sheep in the Big City is an American animated television series created by Mo Willems for Cartoon Network, and the 9th of the network's Cartoon Cartoons. He is always right behind General Specific, and despite being much smarter, he would prefer to receive orders than give them. Victor does not (or wishes not to) see the harmfulness and uselessness of his products. Fandom Apps Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. The Angry Scientist others. His rants appear at the end of every single episode, except the final one, which is done in reverse order. A sheep-like creature robs the town, while Sheep is blamed. [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. My Reason: Characters left: 140 I Don't Have A Reason / I'll Add One Later. 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. Willems would recall this in a 2001 interview, stating, "My desire as a kid was to find a way to be funny and draw. When sheep was born he apperently looked like a sheep acording to his formor owner farmer John. Sheep in the Big City is a American animated children's TV series. 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. | Codename: Kids Next Door, Mo Willems, Steve Oakes, Susan Holden, David Starr and Richard Winkler (for Curious Pictures). 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 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! Directed by Sue Perrotto, Tom Warburton. His name is also oxymoronic. Swanky is an odd-looking poodle with several clusters of pink fur around her body (which changed to dark lavender in Season 2). 26 (and 1 pilot) (list of episodes) He only bleats. "Sheep In The Big City" was created by Mo Willems and ran on Cartoon Network from August 2000 until April 2002, lasting for 2 seasons. Oxymoron is an ox who debuted in numerous "Phony Bologna" advertisements for the Oxymoron company. 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. The series' pilot first premiered as part of Cartoon Network's "Cartoon Cartoon Summer" on August 18, 2000. Warner Bros. Entertainment Wiki is a FANDOM Movies Community. 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. "), and on one occasion, he is called the 'Angry Chemist'. He mentions in one episode that he has a steel plate in his head. He once opened an anger management center where he taught people to become angrier. Swanky the Poodle (voiced by Stephanie D'Abruzzo) is a poodle and Sheep's love interest, who, luckily, gives Sheep some attention. Sheep presses a button on his remote to change the channel, which segues into the theme song. The series' pilot first premiered as part of Cartoon Network's "Cartoon Cartoon Summer" on August 18, 2000. When sheep was born he apperently looked like a sheep acording to his formor owner farmer John. Meanwhile, Lady Richington takes Swanky to the Greyhound Race Track. 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. General Specific voiced by Kevin Seal. His grasp of English grammar is extremely limited. Anthropomorphic “ Baa! Production company(s) The series follows a sheep named Sheep in his new life in "The Big City". 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. Ken Schatz as Ben Plotz. (just like the late. There are 81 cartoons in this animated television series. Sheep escapes through time to find a better life. 1 Appearance 2 Personality 3 Biography 4 Trivia 5 Gallery 6 Appearance General Specific is short and plump compared to the other soldiers. 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. However, the Doctor has own his agenda. Mo Willems. Funny Foreigner: The Ranting Swede, whose main shtick is that he makes hilarious complaints while speaking in a Swedish accent. Private Public gets a visit from his dad, General Public. „ ~ Sheep: Sheep is the titular main protagonist of Sheep in the Big City. Genre He was once accompanied by Holly Molly. He has brown shoes also. The dim-witted leader of the Secret Military Organization, Specific does his best to capture Sheep for his Sheep-Powered Ray Gun. The shaved parts of her body are thin and white. He also tells the viewer to "just go with it" when the script seems to make no sense. 2 1 Episodes 2 Cast 3 International versions 4 Title Translations Farmer John voiced by James Godwin and 1 other. 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. 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. Type of Hero. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends: House of Bloo's. At the time, the premiere of Sheep in the Big City was the highest-rated premiere for a Cartoon Network original series.[4]. Farmer John becomes a football player, while Sheep gets amnesia from a hit on the head. 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. Curious Pictures Private Public gets a visit from his dad, General Public. Ruth Ann Buzzi(born July 24, 1936) is an Americanactress,comedianandsinger. Farmer John- Sheep's owner until Sheep left the farm. General Specific: I already have one. General Specific hires X-Agent to befriend Sheep and entrap him so they can use him for the sheep powered ray gun. Sheep falls in love with a poodle called Swanky, and coincidentally, Swanky's owner hates sheep. 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'. Unfortunately, a Secret Military Organization, led by General Specific, needs Sheep for its Sheep-Powered Ray Gun (with a sheep-shaped hole in it). 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. Swanky is owned by Lady Richington. 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. Main Sheep in the Big City Cast. https://warnerbros.fandom.com/wiki/Sheep_in_the_Big_City?oldid=86013. Sheep in the Big City (2000 - 2002) ... Mo Willems as Angry Scientist. 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