Bob the Builder
Bob the Builder is a British-American television program for children. It is broadcasted on the BBC and around the world. It was first broadcast on April 12, 1999. It is developed by Hit Entertainment for BBC Television.
|Bob the Builder|
|Also known as||Bob the Builder: Project: Build It (series 10–16)|
Bob the Builder: Ready, Steady, Build! (series 17–18)
|Created by||Keith Chapman|
|Directed by||Sarah Ball |
|Voices of||Neil Morrissey|
|Theme music composer||Paul K. Joyce|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of series||18|
|No. of episodes||250 (+10 specials) (list of episodes)|
|Executive producer(s)||Kate Fawkes|
|Camera setup||Single camera (1999-2004)|
|Production company(s)||Hot Animation (1999–2008)|
SD Entertainment (Ready, Steady, Build!)
|Picture format||PAL (series 1–9)|
HDTV 1080p (series 10–18)
|Original release||Original series:|
12 April 1999 – 20 December 2004
Project: Build It:
2 May 2005 – 26 August 2008
Ready, Steady, Build!:
12 April 2010 –
5 October 2011
The show is about the life of a builder named Bob, and his talking vehicles and machines who help him fix things. Bob has a partner named Wendy and a cat named Pilchard. The slogan of the show is "Can we fix it? Yes we can!".
There are albums of songs from Bob the Builder. Out of these songs, there are 2 number 1 hits, "Can We Fix It?" and "Mambo No. 5". There is also the number 81 hit "Big Fish Little Fish". There is also merchandise which is based on the show.
In 2015, a Bob the Builder 2015 series aired on Cartoonito and Channel 5's Milkshake block. In 2018, it left Cartoonito. In 2021, it left Channel 5 as it has since ended its run. Two years after the 2015 series ended, The original Bob the Builder aired on Qubo but Qubo ceased operations on February 28, 2021. A new titled Bob the Builder reboot series is to be announced.
- ↑ "Bob the Builder – Cast and Crew". TV.com. 12 April 1999. Archived from the original on 22 August 2011. Retrieved 10 June 2012.
- ↑ http://www.chartstats.com/artistinfo.php?id=9384
- ↑ http://www.chartstats.com/songinfo.php?id=34140