The Knights of Can-A-Lot
Series 8, Episode 15
Air Date March 11th, 2003 (UK)
Previous A Christmas To Remember
Next Snowed Under

The Knights of Can-A-Lot, also known as The Knights of Fix-A-Lot for American audiences, is the second Bob the Builder special. It is also the finale of the eighth season.


Bob's father Robert makes a surprise to welcome Bob, Wendy and the gang to help Dr. Mountfinchett repair a castle when Robert pretends to be Bob the Builder and take all the glory. Will the castle be finish and will Bob and his Dad get along?


Characters Introduced


  • Spud: Books, books and more books. No sign of any armor.
  • Librarian: Excuse me...
  • Spud: AAAAAGGGHHH!!!
  • Readers: SSSSSHHHHHH!!
  • Librarian: Sorry! So sorry! Didn't mean to startle you. But can I help? (Jingles her earring) Are you looking for something in particular?
  • Spud: Uh. I'm looking for armor. Knights of old and stuff.
  • Librarian: Oh, yes. Of course. Most interesting subject. But do you think-- Well, it's a rule in the library to keep, you know, quiet.
  • Spud: (In usual loud voice) Quiet?! Why's that?!
  • Readers: SSSHHHH!! SSSSSHHHH!!
  • Librarian: Sorry! So sorry! Because there are people trying to read.
  • Spud: Well, then they've come to the right place. You can't move for books. Books, books, books, books... AND MORE BOOKS!!!!!!!
  • Reader: SSSHH!!
  • Librarian: SSSSHHHH!!
  • Spud: Oh!
  • Librarian: SSSHHH!!
  • Spud: (Quietly) Heh, heh.

Outfits Worn By everyone In the end

  • Dr. Mounfitchet-Queen
  • Asorted Bobsvilve People-Medieval people
  • Mrs. Percival-Queen
  • Mrs. Potts-Medieval Woman
  • Farmer Pickles-Medieval Man
  • Bob the Builder-Prince
  • Wendy-Princess
  • Robert-Knight
  • Dot-Queen
  • Mr. Bentley-Medieval Man
  • Mrs. Bentley-Queen
  • Mr. Sabatini-Medieval Man
  • Mr. Beasley-Juggler
  • The Machines-Knights
  • Spud-Knight


  • The words "Ye Ende" appear, kind of like a language of "The End".
  • Bob asks Robert to stop calling him "Bobby" because it bothered him. But in Robert and Dot's later appearances, Robert continues to call his son "Bobby", and that doesn't bother him at all.
  • First appearance of The Librarian.
  • First appearance of Dr. Florence Mountfitchet.
  • First appearance of Bob's parents, Robert and Dot.
  • This special takes place between the eighth and ninth seasons.
  • Travis does not appear in the special.
  • When the machines get their knight names, In the UK version where Muck is male, he gets called Sir Dump a Lot while in the US version where Muck is female, she gets called Lady Dump a Lot.
  • Farmer Pickles makes a cameo appearance in this episode.
  • This is the only time Bob's parents make an appearance in the Original Series.


  • April 8th, 2004 (Australia DVD and VHS)
  • August 16th, 2004 (Australia television debut)

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Bob The Builder The Knights Of Fix A Lot (2003)43:13

Bob The Builder The Knights Of Fix A Lot (2003)

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