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23rd Jul '16 7:53:49 AM WillBGood
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* Seed Animation Studios has a CGI in-house short, ''[[http://www.seedanimation.com/animation-production-company-CGI-character-short-film-farm-Freerange Freerange]]'', with farm animals merrily killing each other. Prominently featured: a sheep suicide bomber.

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* Seed Animation Studios has a CGI in-house short, ''[[http://www.seedanimation.com/animation-production-company-CGI-character-short-film-farm-Freerange com/studio/CGI-character-short-film-farm-Freerange Freerange]]'', with farm animals merrily killing each other. Prominently featured: a sheep suicide bomber.
17th Jul '16 4:53:45 PM TheBigBopper
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In RealLife, sheep generally do not [[StuffBlowingUp explode]] in remarkable numbers. This does not stop video games and other media from featuring exploding sheep. It's so prevalent that TheOtherWiki used to have an article about it. Of course, different species, barnyard or otherwise, have been shown to explode as well, but for some reason, writers and designers just like their exploding sheep.

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In RealLife, sheep generally do not [[StuffBlowingUp explode]] in remarkable numbers. spontaneously combust]], and if they did it would probably be a serious matter. This does not stop video games and other media from featuring exploding sheep.sheep for absurd comedy, because there's just something inherently silly about the idea having those placid woolly ruminants explode with a loud cry of "baa!". It's so prevalent that TheOtherWiki used to have an article about it. Of course, different species, barnyard or otherwise, have been shown to explode as well, but for some reason, writers and designers just like their exploding sheep.
22nd May '16 3:15:26 PM AgProv
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* Creator/JamesHerriot references an incident in the life of another vet where a cow exploded. Apparently due to a build-up of trapped internal gas and a careless cigarette. This may be an UrbanLegend in the vetinary profession.




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* In ''Series/TheLeagueOfGentlemen'', various animals inadvertently explode at the hands of the hapless Creator/JamesHerriot {{Expy}} vet. These range from a cow to a hamster.
19th Apr '16 2:24:17 PM Jhonny
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*** And then, of course, there is [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exploding_whale this]].
27th Mar '16 9:24:48 AM nombretomado
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* Threatened but averted in ''TheAndyGriffithShow'' when a goat who has eaten a load of dynamite shows up at the jail.

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* Threatened but averted in ''TheAndyGriffithShow'' ''Series/TheAndyGriffithShow'' when a goat who has eaten a load of dynamite shows up at the jail.
31st Jan '16 6:25:43 AM TheUnsquished
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[[AC:{{Music}}]]
* One British rock band was named Exploding Sheep.
29th Jan '16 7:48:15 AM DeisTheAlcano
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29th Jan '16 7:47:59 AM DeisTheAlcano
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->''"Sis boom bah! (Carnac rips the envelope open and removes a card) 'Describe the sound made when a sheep explodes.'"''

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->''"Sis boom bah! (Carnac [Carnac rips the envelope open and removes a card) card] 'Describe the sound made when a sheep explodes.'"''
16th Aug '15 8:02:58 AM SetsunasaNiWa
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* ''Film/BadTaste'' by Creator/PeterJackson features a gratuitous exploding sheep near the end. But given this was back in Jackson's gore and splatter fest days, you could just see it coming. Also things tend to explode [[CaptainObvious when hit by an RPG.]]

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* ''Film/BadTaste'' by Creator/PeterJackson features a gratuitous exploding sheep near the end. But given this was back in Jackson's gore and splatter fest days, you could just see it coming. Also things tend to explode [[CaptainObvious when hit by an RPG.]]



** Equally as bad for dead whales, which are [[CaptainObvious massive]]. There was one case of a small town being covered in whale guts and blubber because the gases inside the body built up pressure, causing it to explode while people were moving the body through town.

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** Equally as bad for dead whales, which are [[CaptainObvious massive]].massive. There was one case of a small town being covered in whale guts and blubber because the gases inside the body built up pressure, causing it to explode while people were moving the body through town.
12th Jul '15 4:48:00 AM Morgenthaler
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* The New Zealand film ''[[Film/BlackSheepTheMovie Black Sheep]]'' ends with the protagonists blowing up the infected sheep as they realize that sheep flatulence has created a potentially explosive situation.

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* The New Zealand film ''[[Film/BlackSheepTheMovie Black Sheep]]'' ''Film/BlackSheep2007'' ends with the protagonists blowing up the infected sheep as they realize that sheep flatulence has created a potentially explosive situation.
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