Scott Russo, who lives outside Sacramento, nudged the gate open just a bit, hoping to let one sheep in.
But the whole flock quickly followed — all 200 of them.
He tried everything he could to get rid of them, including his best impression of a sheep. His wife, meanwhile, hopped up and down on a trampoline in the hopes of scaring them off.
The sheep tried their best to oblige, but there was gridlock at the fence.
Finally, they all made their way out.