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Bob's Metal Detector is the second episode of the sixth season.


Bob buys a metal detector to try and look for treasure.


Voice Cast

United Kingdom & Australia

North America



  • Bobsville
  • Bob's Yard
  • Farmer Pickles' Farm
  • The Countryside
  • The Machine Wash


  • This episode marks the first appearance of the metal detector.
  • This episode marks the first time a machine wash is built.
  • This episode was paired with Wendy's Moving Company (Season 6) when it first premiered in the US.
  • The was the first episode of Season 6 to premier in the US.
  • This episode premiered on PBS Kids Sprout the same day as Nick Jr but only three years later in 2006.


  • (Lofty tries to pick up a roller but he starts to chuckle and drops it) Wendy: Lofty, what is it?
  • Lofty: (chuckles) It tickles.
  • Wendy: (laughing) Oh, Lofty! Oh, Lofty, you big goof!
  • Lofty: (tries to pick up the roller) It's making me...(chuckles so much he drops the roller)

In Other Languages

Language Name Meaning
Polish Bob Wykrywacz Metali Bob's Metal Detector
Russian Металлоискатель Боба Bob's Metal
Dutch Bob’s metaaldetector Bob's Metal Detector
German Bobs Metalldetektor Bob's Metal Detector
Czech Bořkův detektor kovu Bob's Metal Detector
Finnish Peten Metallinilmaisin Bob's Metal Detector