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Lofty to the Rescue is the sixth episode of the second season.


Lofty is afraid of going over the bridge because of his fear of heights, but when Spud (who Lofty is afraid of) falls off the bridge and into a tree while playing with Scoop and Muck, Lofty has to overcome his fears and rescue him.


Voice Cast

UK and AUS

US and CAN


  • Wendy wears her usual outfit instead of her orange dress, it's a pair of blue pants.
  • Lofty cries for the first time.
  • Lofty is revealed to be afraid of heights, mice, and Spud.
  • This is the first appearance of Lofty's grabber.
  • This episode will be the last time Wendy wears her green, yellow and white suit jacket.
  • This episode was paired with "Runaway Roley" (Season 2) when it premiered on the Nick Jr. block.
  • This episode was the first time Bob had a ride on Roley.
  • This episode was the last time Wendy worked as a full-time secretary before she became a full-time builder.
  • This episode was the first ever Lofty dedicated Episode


  • Bob: (After Spud had caught Lofty's hook) Well done, Spud. (to Lofty) Okay, Lofty. (Lofty, with his eyes shut, moves Spud off the branch and safely onto the bridge)
  • Lofty: (with his eyes closed) Did, did I do it?
  • Bob: (chuckles off screen) Of course you did, Lofty. You can open your eyes now. (Lofty slowly opens his eyes.)
  • Spud: (Singing) Lofty's scared of heights! Scaredy cat, scaredy cat!
  • Scoop: Hey Spud! You leave Lofty alone.


  • On description of this episode on Netflix for The Best of Bob DVD says Dizzy the Cement Mixer swallowing her fears instead of Lofty.
  • When Lofty was going back to the yard because of Spud hurting his feelings, he has his grabber attached, but when he pulls into the yard he has his hook.
  • in US. When Lofty Says Wow. He Seemed to Look Sad.

In Other Languages

Language Name Meaning
Polish Dźwig Śpieszy na Ratunek Crane Rushes to the Rescue
Hungarian Colos a megmentő Lofty the Saviour
Greek Ο Ρούλης σώζει τον Φοβέρα Lofty Saves Awesome
French Coccigrue à la rescousse! Lofty to the Rescue!
Russian Лофти спешит на помощь Lofty to the Rescue
Japanese えらいぞロフティ Helluva I'll Lofty
German Heppo, der Retter Lofty, who Dishes
Dutch Liftie schiet te hulp Lofty Comes to the Rescue
Czech Lůďa zachráncem Lofty the Savior
Portuguese O Alturas Salva a Situação The Heights Saves Situation
Finnish Nosse Pelastajana Lofty to the Rescue

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