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Snowed Under: The Bobblesberg Winter Games is the third special of the series along with being the finale of the Original Series.

Plot

Bob and the gang leave their home town of Bobsville and head for its snowy and mountainous twin town, Bobblesberg. Bobblesberg is hosting the Winter Games and Bob is asked to build a magnificent log cabin for Bobsville's mayor. Wendy is busy practising for the skiing event, so Bob appoints Scoop as second-in-command to help prepare for the Winter Games. Meanwhile, Scarecrow Spud is a secret stowaway. Benny, a special digger comes to the team's aid when the rest of the special machines are snowed under. When Muck, Dizzy and Roley are assigned to help Scoop with his build, that's when his cranky side rears its hideous head. Oh No..... Can they fix it in time? Let's hope so.....

Characters

Characters Introduced

Cast

UK and Australia


US and North America

Locations

Bloopers

Snowed Under: The Bobblesberg Winter Games is the only special to have bloopers. On the UK DVD of the special, the bloopers are called 'Funny Bits and Bobs'. Each blooper is complete with either a sound of a slide whistle or laughing from the any of the Bob the Builder characters.

  • The machines are cheering that they got everything done in time but Eli starts to skate and he does the splits. Everyone laughs including Spud who is offscreen.
  • A scene of John being amazed by Wendy's stunt with Kathy looking from the studio is shown but a snowman appears behind him Kathy laughs. The sound of a slide whistle is heard.
  • Mr. Beasley is seagull watching at the docks but his glasses are up and everything is blury. Four seagulls land and Mr. Beasley gets poop on his glasses. Offscreen, someone's laughing is heard.
  • Kathy, John and the cameraman are on the chair lift. Laughing from someone offscreen is heard.
  • Bob is spray painting the log cabin but his paint sprayer is not working properly he taps at it but he gets paint on his goggles and his hardhat. The sound of a slide whistle is heard.
  • Spud rolls down the hill and turns into a snowball. Laughing from someone offscreen is heard.
  • John's cell phone rings he forgets to open the buttons cover but he then opens it it turns out to be his mother. Kathy asks him if it's his mother, he hangs up and Kathy puts her head down. Offscreen, someone's laughing is heard.
  • Zoomer says "Zoom, Zoom, Zoom, Zoom". Then, he gets snow on the camera. The sound of a slide whistle is heard.
  • Wendy is skiing then she falls down and she says "Ow hey ooh aah ouch!". She loses her helmet and she falls on her back. Scoop says "Wendy are you okay?" and Wendy says "Yes". The sound of a slide whistle is heard.
  • Scoop is trying to smooth the ice rink but the ice smoother flips over it falls into the water. Scoop gets it out. Offscreen, someone's laughing is heard.
  • Muck is doing the snowboarding scene but the board breaks and he/she runs into Scoop. Offscreen, someone's laughing is heard.
  • Bob is cutting the log in two but his chainsaw is not working properly. The sound of a slide whistle is heard.
  • Spud is doing his ski jump but the glasses break then his nose gets bent and falls off. Offscreen, someone's laughing is heard.
  • Two children are on a frozen lake practicing their ice-skating and they fall over. Laughing from Spud, who's offscreen, is heard.

Trivia

  • Going by the original production order, this special marks the latest of a few things:
  • Bob wears Wendy's goggles when riding Zoomer and cutting the bark off the log and cutting the log in two but when spray painting the log cabin he wears his goggles.
  • Bird does not appear in this special.
  • This is the second time Bob wears a mask over his mouth and nose so he won't smell spray paint. The first time was Hamish's New Home, the third time was Lofty the Star.
  • This is the second time Bob wears his sweater the first time was A Christmas To Remember (Series 5).
  • This is the first special which features Scoop as the main character and possibly the only special in the franchise that shows Scoop's negative emotions toward Muck, Dizzy, Roley, even to himself.
  • This is the second time we see Scoop crying. The first time being Scoop's In Charge, yet tears were hardly visible.
  • Scoop is revealed to be emotional as of he cried at least seven times through out the movie.
  • This Is the second time Wendy wears her red sweater the first time was A Christmas To Remember.
  • Bob uses goggles for Protective eye wear because he left his visor at home and he wears his separated ear protectors for protective ear wear because he left his ear protectors at home.
  • Wendy would later use a caulk gun in a Bob the Builder Ready, Steady, Build! episode.
  • A Honda Oddysey can be seen on the ferry at Bobington Harbour.
  • This special marks Jana Von Strudel only onscreen appearance in the series to date.
  • This special takes place between the ninth and tenth series.
  • Going by UK releases, this is the final stop-motion production to be part of the Bob the Builder: Original Series and also the final stop-motion production to use the original US dub voice cast which will be changed starting with Bob's Big Plan.
  • In the US, this special is called Snowed Under: The Bobblesberg Winter Games.
  • When the machines are at the end of the medal ceremony, in the UK dub, the crew was silent, but in the US dub, the crew was erupting in loud cheers.
  • This is the only special to have bloopers on its DVD extras.
  • This is the first special to have a scene in which the machines recieve medals. The second one being Race to the Finish.
  • Footage of the ship leaving from Bobington Harbour would later be used as stock footage for the episode, The Three Musketrucks (Series 14).
  • This is Benny & Zoomer's only appearance in the Original Series.
  • This is the only episode/special with Benny to feature the original US voice cast.

Goofs

  • When the machines leave the mountainpass Bob has his hardhat on when Jana is yodeling, it disappears. But it reappears when they meet up with Wendy.                                                                                         
  • When Jana is skiing and goes to the log cabin site, she has her sunglasses on when she tells the machines she needs the bobsleigh run for practice she's missing them.
  • When Bob is building the log cabin, he does not cut a hole for a door because in the next scene there is a door hole.
  • When eating breakfast, Wendy is missing her earrings.

Quotes

  • Muck: Hey! That looks like fun! (Muck digs out snow and throws it at Scoop, and the other machines laugh)
  • Scoop: It's not funny! We can't waste time playing games, Muck!
  • Muck: But, I thought you and Benny were having a snow fight! It was only a bit of fun.
  • Roley: Hey, hey, how about this one! (Roley starts trying to yodel, but doesn't see a mogul on the ground)
  • Scoop: ROLEY! LOOK OUT!
  • (But it was too late, he runs over the mogul)
  • Roley: Oh, oh no!
  • Scoop: You BIG clumsy lump!
  • (The machines gasp)
  • Roley: (heartbroken) Um, I'm really sorry, Scoop...
  • Dizzy: He's not a clumsy lump! It was an accident!
  • Muck: Yeah, Scoop! That's a horrible thing to say!
  • Scoop: Um, you're right. I'm sorry, Roley. I didn't mean it. It's just there's such a lot to do, we haven't got time to do things twice.
  • Roley: I know.
  • Benny: Hey, big banana. Why don't I teach Muck how to make a ramp, while you do the moguls?
  • Muck: Oh, yeah! That'll be fun!
  • Scoop: But-
  • Benny: Come on, let's go!

  • Scoop: QUIET! I'm trying to sleep! We're here to work, not have fun! It's not a holiday (vacation in US dub)!
  • Dizzy: But you won't let us do any work!
  • Roley: Yeah! That's a good point actually, Dizzy.
  • Scoop: Huh! Well, remember what you did to the ski run!
  • Roley: I said I was sorry!
  • Muck: Yeah! Everyone makes mistakes!
  • Dizzy: Even you, Scoop! You're not better then us! We're all good at different things, you know!
  • Muck: Yeah! That's why we're a team!
  • Scoop: Your, just a show-off, Muck! You couldn't wait to come back here and boast (brag in US dub), you don't want to be part of the team!
  • Muck: Well, if that's what you think, you won't be wanting my help tomorrow then!
  • Scoop: You got it! ("I guess I won't!" in US dub)
  • Muck: FINE BY ME!
  • (Scoop rushes off from the shelter, leaving a heartbroken Muck)
  • Lofty: Oh, um. Err?
  • Roley: Muck, can I have a word? ("can I talk to you?" in US dub) You're alright?
  • (Muck starts to cry)
  • Dizzy: Oh, poor Muck!

In Other Languages

Language Name Meaning
Slovene V snegu: Zimske igre v Mihovcah In The Snow: Winter Games in Bobblesberg
Latin Spanish Una Gran Nevada: Aventura en la Nieve A Big Snowfall: Adventure in the Snow
Japanese ウィンターゲーム Winter Games
Welsh Eira, Eira, Gemau Gaeaf Boblberg Snow, Snow, Bobblesberg Winter Games
Swedish Ute I Snön - Vinterspelen i Bobbisberg out in the snow - The Winter Games in Bobbisberg
French Enneigés - Les jeux d'hiver de bobblesberg Snowy - The Bobblesberg Winter Games
Polish Zasypani Śniegiem zimowe zawody w Śniegsburgu Snow-covered winter competition in Bobblesberg
Danish Ud i sneen Out in the snow
Norwegian Innesnødd : vinterlekene i Bobbelsberg Snow in: the Winter Games in Bobblesberg
German eingeschneit winterspiele in bobbelsberg snowed in winter games in bobblesberg
Dutch Ingesneeuwd ! : De Bobbelsberg winterspelen Snowed in ! : The Bobblesberg winter games
European Spanish Bajo La Nieve juegos de inverno de bobbelsberg Under The Snow Winter Games by bobbelsberg
Finnish lunta tupaan viiruvudren talvikisat snow in the room streak winter competitions
Czech pod sněhem under the snow
Greek ΠΑΙΧΝΙΔΙΑ ΣΤΗ ΧΙΟΝΙΣΜΕΝΗ ΠΟΛΗ Toys In the snowy city
Hungarian Behavazva Snowed in
Russian Занесенные снегом Covered with snow
Bob the Builder Episodes
Original Series
Specials
A Christmas To RememberThe Live ShowThe Knights of Can-A-LotSnowed Under: The Bobblesberg Winter Games
Project: Build It
Specials
Ready, Steady, Build!
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