Bob the Builder gets a makeover but not many people are happy.
Bob the Builder gets a makeover but not many people are happy.

A new and improved Bob the Builder upsets fans

HE is the builder who can fix everything, including himself.

Bob the Builder has been given a makeover.

He is younger, thinner, taller, more fashion-forward and he has even upgraded his friends, but his admirers are not happy about the new and improved Bob.

Bob and friends are also leaving the village of Fixham to relocate to the buzzier Spring City.

 

Hit Entertainment, a division of Mattel, announced the changes on the weekend, coining the program's catch phrase:

"Can we fix it? Yes, we can!"

The children's series, which began in Britain in 1998, has been revamped to air in 2015 with a completely new cast as well as a new look.

 

Do you like the new look Bob the Builder?

This poll ended on 21 October 2014.

Current Results

Yeah, I think he looks cute

5%

I couldn't care either way as long as it keeps the kids entertained

15%

No, there is something about him that looks a bit creepy

78%

This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.



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