Bob the Builder

Bob the Builder

  • TV-Y
  • 1999
  • 21 Seasons
  • 5.5  (3,937)

The child oriented animated program, Bob the Builder helps young people deal with life's learning situations. A construction theme is used to demonstrate how to handle conflict and cooperation with others. Amiable socialization is an important skill children learn as they develop. As children develop through the formative first five years, this pre-school program entertains as well as teaches children ways to handle difficult situations in their little lives. These talking vehicles are an innovative way to grasp the attention of young viewers. Bob the contractor has friends who are all different kinds of construction vehicles. Once presented with a problem, Bob presents it to his friends and asks, Can we do it. His friends in turn answers back, Yes we can! This same question and answer jingle is part of the program's theme song. Bob's friends all have different attitudes that resemble how people look at problems. Scratch is a small digger is eager to impress what he can do. Gripper and Grabber are cranes that work together to solve problems. Tumbler is kind and gentle, but demonstrates strength. Although Flex likes to impress others, he will do his best to work together. Bristle is very tidy, but friendly. Splasher is the only vehicle that can perform on land and water. Packer the delivery truck is very enthusiastic and follows direction. Dodger the milk trucker works well in a group with his friends Packer and Scrambler. Scoop the digger accepts challenges and assumes leadership. Muck the digger/dump truck has some issues being messy and fear of the dark. Dizzy the cement mixer has a lot of clutter and doesn't mind living meagerly. Ridley the steam roller keeps everything happy by making up and singing songs. Lofty the crane always rises to keep things going. Ginny the small digger always likes to learn new things. Travis the tractor is always ready to help Bob with the problems he brings to the group. All the vehicles don't participate in every problem. The situations shows how there are different skills needed to resolve certain problems. Bob the Builder is a British television broadcast that is televised in over thirty countries.

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Seasons
Snowman Scare
26. Snowman Scare
August 31, 2015
To solve problems and get things done with a positive attitude, Bob the Builder and pals dig, haul and build together! With friends like Muck the dump truck and Dizzy the cement mixer, Bob and his business partner Wendy live in an imaginative world full of new experiences.
New Years Spectacular
25. New Years Spectacular
August 31, 2015
To solve problems and get things done with a positive attitude, Bob the Builder and pals dig, haul and build together! With friends like Muck the dump truck and Dizzy the cement mixer, Bob and his business partner Wendy live in an imaginative world full of new experiences.
Aqua Ducks
18. Aqua Ducks
August 31, 2015
To solve problems and get things done with a positive attitude, Bob the Builder and pals dig, haul and build together! With friends like Muck the dump truck and Dizzy the cement mixer, Bob and his business partner Wendy live in an imaginative world full of new experiences.
Barn Building Bedlam
17. Barn Building Bedlam
August 31, 2015
To solve problems and get things done with a positive attitude, Bob the Builder and pals dig, haul and build together! With friends like Muck the dump truck and Dizzy the cement mixer, Bob and his business partner Wendy live in an imaginative world full of new experiences.
Canal Chaos
16. Canal Chaos
August 31, 2015
To solve problems and get things done with a positive attitude, Bob the Builder and pals dig, haul and build together! With friends like Muck the dump truck and Dizzy the cement mixer, Bob and his business partner Wendy live in an imaginative world full of new experiences.
A Heavy Load
15. A Heavy Load
August 31, 2015
To solve problems and get things done with a positive attitude, Bob the Builder and pals dig, haul and build together! With friends like Muck the dump truck and Dizzy the cement mixer, Bob and his business partner Wendy live in an imaginative world full of new experiences.
Jet Powered Scoop
14. Jet Powered Scoop
August 31, 2015
To solve problems and get things done with a positive attitude, Bob the Builder and pals dig, haul and build together! With friends like Muck the dump truck and Dizzy the cement mixer, Bob and his business partner Wendy live in an imaginative world full of new experiences.
Floating Away
13. Floating Away
August 31, 2015
To solve problems and get things done with a positive attitude, Bob the Builder and pals dig, haul and build together! With friends like Muck the dump truck and Dizzy the cement mixer, Bob and his business partner Wendy live in an imaginative world full of new experiences.
Scoop's Big Oops
12. Scoop's Big Oops
August 31, 2015
Cartoon adventures of builder Bob and his friends Travis, Scoop, Lofty and Dizzy.
Can't Runaway Runway
11. Can't Runaway Runway
August 31, 2015
Cartoon adventures of builder Bob and his friends Travis, Scoop, Lofty and Dizzy.
Dog Disaster
10. Dog Disaster
August 31, 2015
While Bob tries to find Cooper, Lofty and Leo accidentally destroy the dog obstacle training course they're supposed to be building.
Lofty's Playground Problem
9. Lofty's Playground Problem
August 31, 2015
Bob and the team build a wing to the elementary school, which means that the playground has to be downsized.
Bob the Builder
8. Bob the Builder
August 31, 2015
To solve problems and get things done with a positive attitude, Bob the Builder and pals dig, haul and build together! With friends like Muck the dump truck and Dizzy the cement mixer, Bob and his business partner Wendy live in an imaginative world full of new experiences.
Speedway Scoop
7. Speedway Scoop
August 31, 2015
Bob and the team build a spiral ramp to make the drive to a park more direct, but Scoop tries it out before it is completed.
Bobcat Bridge
6. Bobcat Bridge
August 31, 2015
When a bobcat cub is separated from his family by a busy road, Bob and the team build a wildlife corridor for animals to cross safely.
Grid Block
5. Grid Block
August 31, 2015
The Spring City traffic light poles fall down, causing a traffic jam.
Bob's First Build
4. Bob's First Build
August 31, 2015
To solve problems and get things done with a positive attitude, Bob the Builder and pals dig, haul and build together! With friends like Muck the dump truck and Dizzy the cement mixer, Bob and his business partner Wendy live in an imaginative world full of new experiences.
Fess Up or Mess Up
3. Fess Up or Mess Up
August 31, 2015
To solve problems and get things done with a positive attitude, Bob the Builder and pals dig, haul and build together! With friends like Muck the dump truck and Dizzy the cement mixer, Bob and his business partner Wendy live in an imaginative world full of new experiences.
Grand Marshal Bob
2. Grand Marshal Bob
August 31, 2015
To solve problems and get things done with a positive attitude, Bob the Builder and pals dig, haul and build together! With friends like Muck the dump truck and Dizzy the cement mixer, Bob and his business partner Wendy live in an imaginative world full of new experiences.
A-mazing Maze
1. A-mazing Maze
August 31, 2015
Leo is put in charge of building a maze at Fixham Castle while Bob and Wendy work elsewhere. Scoop encourages Leo to make the maze more difficult, and when the vehicles test it, they all get lost. Leo uses a drone to guide the wayward vehicles out.
A-mazing Maze/Grand Marshal Bob
101. A-mazing Maze/Grand Marshal Bob
January 2, 2018
Leo is put in charge of building a maze at Fixham Castle while Bob and Wendy work elsewhere. Scoop encourages Leo to make the maze more difficult, and when the vehicles test it, they all get lost. Leo uses a drone to guide the wayward vehicles out./ Bob is made Grand Marshall of the big parade, and
Fess Up or Mess Up/Bob's First Build
102. Fess Up or Mess Up/Bob's First Build
January 4, 2018
Muck takes Whizzer, a robotic vehicle Leo's built for a robo-racing competition, with him as the team builds the track. The unpredictable toy causes mayhem, but also makes everyone realize the seating in the space isn't ideal and they rebuild it./Muck accidentally collapses Bob's first build- an ol
Grid Block/Bobcat Bridge
103. Grid Block/Bobcat Bridge
January 8, 2018
Dizzy is so enthralled with the new traffic lights and how they boss around/control cars, she ends up trying to tell everyone else how to do their jobs, instead of doing her own, which makes the traffic light poles all fall down like dominoes!/Scoop discovers a bobcat cub separated from its family b
Speedway Scoop/New Years Spectacular
104. Speedway Scoop/New Years Spectacular
January 10, 2018
The team build a ramp that will help people get to a bird-watcher's park. Scoop is so eager to be a champion and race down it, that he creates chaos on the build. To make amends Scoop becomes a "champion" worker and the job is completed on time./Bob and the team build a stage for the New Year's Eve
Parrot Talk/Lofty's Playground Problem
105. Parrot Talk/Lofty's Playground Problem
January 11, 2018
While building an aviary, Scoop misunderstands that parrots don't actually converse, and he mistakenly releases the birds from their cage. The team manages to get the birds back by imitating the sound of the birds' squawk with their brakes./The team need to demolish a playground when they're doing
Dog Disaster/Can't Runaway Runway
106. Dog Disaster/Can't Runaway Runway
January 15, 2018
The team need to demolish a playground when they're doing a school reno. Saffi loves the elephant slide and asks Lofty to save it. He hides it on the roof, but creates structural damage. This gives Bob the idea to put the playground on the roof!/Lofty gets stuck on a newly-paved runway just as Leo
Scoop's Big Oops/Floating Away
107. Scoop's Big Oops/Floating Away
January 17, 2018
Scoop's idol, Ace, is paying more attention to newbie Shifter when they're building a wind farm. Scoop tries to get Ace's attention but ends up causing disaster. They work together to finish the build and Scoop learns about teamwork./Muck falls asleep on the job after staying up late, and ends up
Jet Powered Scoop/A Heavy Load
108. Jet Powered Scoop/A Heavy Load
January 19, 2018
While building a Test Facility for Mei, Scoop can't help but try out a rolling treadmill. It causes a jet engine to ignite, sending him and Bob on a wild ride! Bob manages to shut it down, and Scoop learns that work and play don't mix./Bob, Jenny Dobbs and Two-Tonne are taking a pregnant elephant,
Canal Chaos/Barn Building Bedlam
109. Canal Chaos/Barn Building Bedlam
January 23, 2018
Lofty doesn't understand the instructions for building a new canal, makes a big mistake, and dents Mr. Bentley's boat. Lofty apologizes and learns the correct way to do the job as the team makes repairs. Mr. Bentley is able to go on his vacation!/Bob and his team are asked to build two barns, and w
Aqua Ducks/Snowman Scare
110. Aqua Ducks/Snowman Scare
January 25, 2018
While the team build an aqueduct, Muck ends up being accidentally 'imprinted' by ducklings, who think he's their mother. When the site of their nest is endangered, Muck must find a way to save the nest and get the ducklings back to their mother./Rocky is convinced Town Hall's collapse is the work of
Talking Loud and Clear/Tunnel Trouble
111. Talking Loud and Clear/Tunnel Trouble
January 26, 2018
Lofty wants to impress co-worker Cherry, so, on Two-Tonne's advice, he changes the way he acts. But Whizzer arrives and ruins Lofty's plans. In the end, Cherry likes Lofty better, not for trying to impress her, but for acting like himself./In trying to show up Norm, a mega-machine, Scoop causes a ca
Bob The Builder: Busy Bob & Silly Spud
Bob The Builder: Busy Bob & Silly Spud

Trailer - 1 min 23 sec

Bob The Builder: Can We Fix It
Bob The Builder: Can We Fix It

Trailer - 1 min 11 sec

Bob The Builder: The Big Game
Bob The Builder: The Big Game

Trailer - 31 sec

Description

The child oriented animated program, Bob the Builder helps young people deal with life's learning situations. A construction theme is used to demonstrate how to handle conflict and cooperation with others. Amiable socialization is an important skill children learn as they develop. As children develop through the formative first five years, this pre-school program entertains as well as teaches children ways to handle difficult situations in their little lives. These talking vehicles are an innovative way to grasp the attention of young viewers.

Bob the contractor has friends who are all different kinds of construction vehicles. Once presented with a problem, Bob presents it to his friends and asks, Can we do it. His friends in turn answers back, Yes we can! This same question and answer jingle is part of the program's theme song. Bob's friends all have different attitudes that resemble how people look at problems.

Scratch is a small digger is eager to impress what he can do. Gripper and Grabber are cranes that work together to solve problems. Tumbler is kind and gentle, but demonstrates strength. Although Flex likes to impress others, he will do his best to work together. Bristle is very tidy, but friendly. Splasher is the only vehicle that can perform on land and water. Packer the delivery truck is very enthusiastic and follows direction. Dodger the milk trucker works well in a group with his friends Packer and Scrambler. Scoop the digger accepts challenges and assumes leadership. Muck the digger/dump truck has some issues being messy and fear of the dark. Dizzy the cement mixer has a lot of clutter and doesn't mind living meagerly. Ridley the steam roller keeps everything happy by making up and singing songs. Lofty the crane always rises to keep things going. Ginny the small digger always likes to learn new things. Travis the tractor is always ready to help Bob with the problems he brings to the group. All the vehicles don't participate in every problem. The situations shows how there are different skills needed to resolve certain problems.

Bob the Builder is a British television broadcast that is televised in over thirty countries.Bob the Builder is a series that is currently running and has 21 seasons (510 episodes). The series first aired on April 12, 1999.

Where to Watch Bob the Builder

Bob the Builder is available for streaming on the PBS website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Bob the Builder on demand at Apple TV+, Paramount+, Amazon Prime, Amazon, Vudu and The Roku Channel Free.

  • Premiere Date
    April 12, 1999
  • IMDB Rating
    5.5  (3,937)