Bob the Builder
Bob the Builder is a British-American television program for children. It is broadcast on the BBC and around the world. It was first broadcast on November 28, 1998. It is developed by Hit Entertainment for BBC Television.
|Bob the Builder|
|Created by||Keith Chapman|
|Directed by||Steven Feldman, Fred Holmes, Brian Mack, Liz Whitaker (Ep 1)|
Sarah Ball, Brian Little
|Voices of||Neil Morrissey|
|Theme music composer||Paul K. Joyce|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of series||19|
|No. of episodes||250 (+10 specials) (list of episodes)|
|Executive producer(s)||Kate Fawkes|
|Camera setup||Single camera (1998), Multi-camera (2004-2009)|
|Production company(s)||Hot Animation (1998-2007)|
SD Entertainment (Ready, Steady, Build!)
|Original network||CBeebies (UK) |
Nick Jr. (US, 2001–2004)
PBS Kids (US, 2005–2015)
|Picture format||4:3 (series 1)|
16:9 (series 2–present)
|Original release||Original series:|
28 November 1998 – 28 September 2004
Project: Build It:
2 May 2005 – 3 October 2009
Ready, Steady, Build!:
5 August 2010 –
5 October 2011
The show is about the life of a builder named Bob, and his talking vehicles who help him fix things. Bob has a wife 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" and "Rock-A-Bye Your Bear". There is also merchandise which is based on the show.
- "Bob the Builder – Cast and Crew". TV.com. 28 November 1998. Archived from the original on 22 August 2011. Retrieved 10 June 2012.
- "Nick Jr. Parents--Play to Learn with Blue's Clues, Dora the Explorer, Little Bill and More!". Archived from the original on 20 December 2004.