The first season aired in the UK from November 28, 1998 to February 21, 1999 on BBC. In the US the first season premiered in 2001 on Nick Jr. and was also later re-shown on Noggin in Spring 2003 and PBS Kids Sprout in late 2005.
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|"Scoop Saves The Day"|
|A dangerous thunderstorm causes havoc - roads are blocked, trees and telegraph lines are down, pipes are broken, fences are destroyed... can Bob and his team of machines repair the damage that the storm left behind?
|"Bob Saves The Hedgehogs"|
"Bob Saves The Porcupines"
|The friendly workman and his gang help the hedgehogs/porcupines to get across a busy road.
|"Pilchard In A Pickle"|
|Bob's pet cat Pilchard goes missing.
|"Muck Gets Stuck"|
|Muck gets stuck in the dark tunnel, so Bob and the others struggle to get him out.
|"Wendy's Busy Day"|
|Wendy steps in and takes over when Bob catches a cold.
|Bob makes himself a bugle out of some left-over bits of piping. None of the machines has the heart to tell him how awful it sounds, so they try hiding it.
|Bob takes part of in a line-dancing competition.
|"Travis Paints The Town"|
|Bob is called away from a job, leaving Roley alone with a paint machine and giving Spud the opportunity to get up to mischief.
|"Travis And Scoop's Race Day"|
|Travis and Scoop have a race.
|The gang prepare a special surprise for Bob's birthday.
|Spud decides to borrow Bob's ladder to climb an apple tree.
|Spud is worried that he may no longer be scary, and to make matters worse, he loses his nose.
|The team needs to finish constructing Farmer Pickles' barn and get the bales into it before the rain hits.|
- Bob (Scoop Saves the Day)
- Wendy (Scoop Saves the Day)
- Scoop (Scoop Saves the Day)
- Muck (Scoop Saves the Day)
- Dizzy (Scoop Saves the Day)
- Roley (Scoop Saves the Day)
- Lofty (Scoop Saves the Day)
- Pilchard (Scoop Saves the Day)
- Bird (Pilchard In A Pickle)
- Farmer Pickles (Travis Paints The Town)
- Travis (Bob Saves The Hedgehogs)
- Spud (Bob Saves The Hedgehogs)
- Mrs. Potts (Travis Paints The Town)
- Bunty Ferguson (mentioned)
- Mavis (Buffalo Bob) (mentioned)
- Marjorie (Buffalo Bob) (mentioned)
- This season marks the first appearance of Bob, Wendy, the first five machines, Pilchard, Bird, Farmer Pickles, Travis, Spud and Mrs. Potts.