* EnsembleDarkhorse: Shaun the Sheep. So much so, that he got his own [[WesternAnimation/ShaunTheSheep spinoff series]], a [[WesternAnimation/TimmyTime spinoff of the spinoff]] and, eventually, [[TheMovie a movie]]!
* HilariousInHindsight: The morning after Shaun first enters the house, Wallace and Gromit discover the various things he's chewed and/or eaten. Mistaking the cause for mice, Wallace wonders if [[WesternAnimation/TheCurseOfTheWereRabbit he should get the pest control people in.]]
* TearJerker: The montage of Wallace and the sheep tearfully reading the papers documenting Gromit's trial and eventual incarceration.
** Gromit crying and slamming his fist on the table when he receives the jigsaw puzzle (later revealed to be [[spoiler: a secret message from Wallace]]).