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the Tin Hat sheep are sheep who appear in the episode Don't Forget the Diver


the sheep appear as the second diversion in Mainwarings plan to plant a bomb in the windmill Godfrey  found the sheep to start the diversion and Walker helped him with the diversion, Godfrey asked why they should put the tin hats on the sheep and Walker replied "Because when they see them coming, they wont know 'whether its' us dressed up as sheep or not"

The Verger spotted the two sheep and telephoned Captain Square and told him that the platoon were disguised as sheep with tin hats on, Square thinking this was a trick told the Verger to get off the line

Once Jones had reached the mill Square had spotted two sheep approaching and cried "By Jove the Verger was right, they are dressed up as sheep with tin hats on!"