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Bob's Big Plan is the pilot episode of the first spin-of, Bob the Builder: Project: Build It.


Bob enters a competition to design a town, and decides to make his design as environmentally as possible, only to discover, when he wins the contest, the prize is the job of building it.


Voice Cast

United Kingdom & Australia

North America




  • This is both an episode along with being a 22-minute special.
  • Even though this is an episode of Project: Build It, the UK version uses the opening and credits from the Original Series while the US version uses the opening and credits from Project: Build It.
  • This is the first production to use the new series music.
  • Most of the US dub voices are changed starting with this episode.
  • This special/episode marks the first of several things:
  • This episode marks the latest cameo appearance of Molly and Jenny to date.
  • The US DVD contains more content than the UK DVD.
  • This was the last episode to feature Bob and the construction vehicles living in Bobsville.
  • This is the fourth time Bob and Wendy share a hug.
  • In the US dub:
  • It is unknown whether fans of the show (mostly the viewers who grew up with the Original Series and transitioned to Project: Build It) wondered why Bob, Lofty, Spud and Mr. Bernard Bentley's voices suddenly changed without an explanation at the beginning of Project: Build It. And why they suddenly chose to use Spud and Mr. Bentley's voices from the UK dub for the remainder of the US dub when Alan Marriott still remained in the US dub as Scoop and Travis.

In Other Languages

Language Name Meaning
Czech Bořkuv velký plán Bob's Grand Plan
Hebrew בוב בונה את העיר הירוקה Bob Builds the Green City
Finnish Peten Suuri Suunnitelma Bob's Big Plan