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A Christmas To Remember is the first Bob the Builder special.


Bob and his friends have their work cut out to prepare for the town's annual Christmas concert and Bob's twin brother Tom is coming for christmas. But when Tom misses his ferry it's up to Wendy to save the day.


Characters Introduced


  • First appearance of the other Lazers, Banger (voiced by Noddy Holder from Slade) and John (voiced by Elton John).
  • First appearance of the Mayor, Bunty Ferguson. She was previously often mentioned by Mr. Bernard Bentley in many regular episodes.
  • Only appearances of Bob's fraternal twin brother Tom, Pogo the husky and Scoot the snowmobile.
  • This is the first and only time we see an airport and airplanes in bobsville
  • Just like Bob's White Christmas, in the North American version, all lines mentioning "Father Christmas" is removed and replaced with "Santa Claus".
  • This is the first time characters have been shown crying
  • This is the first and only time Bob cries on screen
  • This is the only time when Mr. Bentley last name was mispronounced.
  • This special features the hit Elton John song, "Crocodile Rock" and "Score" by Hans Zimmer.
  • This special marks the first appearance of Mr. Sabatini.
  • In the UK version, Mr. Bentley says, "Oh have you now and boiled eggs are running well we'll see about that young man", and the US version, Mr. Bentley says, "Oh, have you? And the moon's made of cheese. Well, let's see about that, young man".
  • This special features Bob, Tom, Spud, Elton John and Roley as the main characters.
  • This special was released between the seventh and eighth seasons in the US.

In Other Languages

Language Name Meaning
Spanish Una Navidad Inolvidable Unforgettable Christmas
Finnish Kaikkien Aikojen Joulu The Best Christmas in History