For almost a couple of years now, I’ve been crowing about the joys of “Shaun the Sheep,” Aardman Animation’s “Wallace & Gromit” spin-off series on British television—until now available on Region 1 DVD only in one-disc collections of six to eight episodes. Now at last all 40 episodes of the first season of “Shaun the Sheep” are available in a two-disc edition from Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment. If you’ve been holding out, now is the time to discover the joys of Shaun.
The seven-minute episodes feature a Sheep named Shaun (get it?), originally introduced in the third “Wallace & Gromit” short, A Close Shave, as part of a flock on a small English farm with a trio of mischievous pigs, a...READ MORE