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* DisapproingLook: When the moles laugh at the sheep's nakedness, the jackalope gives them stink eye to make them shut up.

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* DisapproingLook: DisapprovingLook: When the moles laugh at the sheep's nakedness, the jackalope gives them stink eye to make them shut up.


* DisapproingLook: When the moles laugh at the sheep's nakedness, the jackalope gives them stink eye to make them shut up.
* DudeNotFunny: The jackalope stands up for the sheep against his insensitive friends who laugh at his predicament.



* DudeNotFunny: Some moles find the lamb's newfound nakedness hilarious. Seeing this, the Jackalope gives them a glare until they shut up.


* DudeNotFunny: Some moles find the lamb's newfound nakedness hilarious. Seeing this, the Jackalope gives them stink eye until they shut up.

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* DudeNotFunny: Some moles find the lamb's newfound nakedness hilarious. Seeing this, the Jackalope gives them stink eye a glare until they shut up.


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* YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre: The jackalope helps the sheep restore his faith in himself.

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* YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre: The jackalope helps the sheep restore his faith in himself.himself.

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* FearsomeCrittersOfTheAmericanFolklore: One of the main characters of the short is the most iconic of these critters, a jackalope.

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* FearsomeCrittersOfTheAmericanFolklore: FearsomeCrittersOfAmericanFolklore: One of the main characters of the short is the most iconic of these critters, a jackalope.

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* FearsomeCrittersOfTheAmericanFolklore: One of the main characters of the short is the most iconic of these critters, a jackalope.
* GentleGiant: The jackalope is far larger than the sheep, and is very nice and friendly.


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* NiceGuy: The jackalope, when seeing a poor sheep crying, stops and gives him a pep talk out of pure kindness.


* TimeSkip: A time skip cuts from the newly confident sheep, bounding away in the summer sun, to winter and the sheep still bounding, having grown a new wool coat in the interim.

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* TimeSkip: A time skip cuts from the newly confident sheep, bounding away in the summer sun, to winter and the sheep still bounding, having grown a new wool coat in the interim.interim.
* YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre: The jackalope helps the sheep restore his faith in himself.


A sheep lives on a sheep ranch somewhere in the American West. He loves to dance, and his graceful dancing makes him popular with all the other animals. Unfortunately, one day the young sheep is taken away and shorn of all his wool. The young sheep, who is laughed at by all the other animals, loses his confidence and can no longer dance. That is, until a friendly jackalope gives the sheep a pep talk.

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A sheep lives on a sheep ranch somewhere in the American West. He loves to dance, and his graceful dancing makes him popular with all the other animals. Unfortunately, one day the young sheep is taken away and shorn of all his wool. The young sheep, who is laughed at by all the other animals, loses his confidence and can no longer dance. That is, until a friendly jackalope {{jackalope}} gives the sheep a pep talk.



* BlitheSpirit: The jackalope.

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* BlitheSpirit: The jackalope.{{jackalope}}.





Received a December 2003 screening to qualify it for the Oscars, properly debuted in November 2004 when it played in theaters in front of ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles''. Bud Luckey, who made this short, provided the voice of Rick Dicker the relocation guy in ''The Incredibles''.

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Received ''Boundin''' received a December 2003 screening to qualify it for the Oscars, and it properly debuted in November 2004 2004, when it played in theaters in front of ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles''. Bud Luckey, who made this short, provided the voice of Rick Dicker the relocation guy in ''The Incredibles''.
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* SeldomSeenSpecies: Shows a burrowing owl burrowing in and out of its hole.
* TalkingToHimself: Bud Luckey plays every speaking role (Narrator, lamb, jackalope) along with writing and co-directing the short.

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* SeldomSeenSpecies: Shows The film shows a burrowing owl burrowing in and out of its hole.
* TalkingToHimself: Bud Luckey plays every speaking role (Narrator, lamb, jackalope) along with writing and co-directing the short.
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* BlitheSpirit: The jackalope.
* EmpathicEnvironment: It's dark and rainy when the humans shear the lamb, but it becomes sunny again when the jackalope shows up.


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* NamelessNarrative: We just get species names.


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* TalkingToHimself: Bud Luckey plays every speaking role (Narrator, lamb, jackalope) along with writing and co-directing the short.

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* RhymesOnADime: The whole story is narrated as a rhyming poem.

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* {{Narrator}}: Bud Luckey narrates the story. This is a rare example of a Pixar theatrical short that averts SilenceIsGolden and/or MimeAndMusicOnlyCartoon; ''Lava'' is another.

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* GrayRainOfDepression: The formerly sunny scene turns instantly to black clouds and pouring rain as the rancher's hand enters the screen and snatches the sheep. The rain continues to pour as the newly and completely shorn sheep is tossed back onto its rock, and glumly contemplates its new reflection in a puddle of water. Then a literal beam of light from the sun heralds the arrival of the jackalope.
* {{Narrator}}: Bud Luckey narrates the story. This is a rare example of a Pixar theatrical short that averts SilenceIsGolden and/or MimeAndMusicOnlyCartoon; ''Lava'' is another.another.
* OffIntoTheDistanceEnding: The jackalope, having helped the little sheep, goes bounding away, as the moles follow.
* SeldomSeenSpecies: Shows a burrowing owl burrowing in and out of its hole.
* TimeSkip: A time skip cuts from the newly confident sheep, bounding away in the summer sun, to winter and the sheep still bounding, having grown a new wool coat in the interim.

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''Boundin''' is a 2003 animated short film (five minutes) by Creator/{{Pixar}}, one of the WesternAnimation/PixarShorts. It was written and directed by Bud Luckey.

A sheep lives on a sheep ranch somewhere in the American West. He loves to dance, and his graceful dancing makes him popular with all the other animals. Unfortunately, one day the young sheep is taken away and shorn of all his wool. The young sheep, who is laughed at by all the other animals, loses his confidence and can no longer dance. That is, until a friendly jackalope gives the sheep a pep talk.

Received a December 2003 screening to qualify it for the Oscars, properly debuted in November 2004 when it played in theaters in front of ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles''. Bud Luckey, who made this short, provided the voice of Rick Dicker the relocation guy in ''The Incredibles''.

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* DudeNotFunny: Some moles find the lamb's newfound nakedness hilarious. Seeing this, the Jackalope gives them stink eye until they shut up.
* {{Narrator}}: Bud Luckey narrates the story. This is a rare example of a Pixar theatrical short that averts SilenceIsGolden and/or MimeAndMusicOnlyCartoon; ''Lava'' is another.

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