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Mr. Skinny's Incredible Bet is the 17th episode of the third season of Mr. Men and Little Miss. It was first broadcast on 3 February, 1997.

Plot[]

When Little Miss Trouble lies to him about Mr. Greedy insulting him, Mr. Skinny has laid a bet that he can get fatter than him, but try as he might; he is incapable of eating more. He then has a brainwave and asks Mr. Tickle to call on Mr. Greedy and tickle him just as he is about to eat. By the next morning, Mr. Greedy has lost a lot of weight from running away from Mr. Tickle who was tickling him. Mr. Greedy is now indeed thinner than Mr. Skinny. Mr. Skinny has finally won his bet, but not as we might have imagined! What's more, he finally befriends Mr. Greedy and the two have breakfast together.

Characters[]

Voice Cast[]

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Transcript[]

The transcript for "Mr. Skinny's Incredible Bet" can be found here.

Trivia[]

  • This is one of the two episodes where Mr. Greedy becomes thin. The other episode was Little Miss Magic to the Rescue.
    • Mr. Greedy also became thin at the end of his story in the 1970's.
  • Mr. Skinny cries for the first time.

Errors[]

  • It would have taken a lot longer than one day for Mr. Greedy to lose weight and become skinnier than Mr. Skinny.
  • After Mr. Skinny talks to Mr. Greedy (after being tricked by Little Miss Trouble) and turning around and walking away, his nose turns the same color as his body and a different shape.
  • Mr. Skinny's bathroom walls are turquoise colored in this episode, but in the season 2 episode 'Mr. Skinny Is Up the Spout', his bathroom walls are pink and there is no mirror above the sink.
  • After Mr. Skinny ate two chips (French fries in the U.S dub) then cuts to the wide shot, the napkin that is around his neck disappeared.
  • Mr. Greedy's legs are missing when he walks up to the table.

Gallery[]

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Video[]

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US Dub

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Mr. Men and Little Miss Episodes
Pilot Episode Little Miss Splendid's Gift
Season 1 The Joke is On Little Miss Naughty | Hurry Mr. Rush...autumn is coming! | One day in the life of Mr. Perfect | Mr. Uppity's big house | Little Miss Busy takes a break | Mr. Mischief is caught at his own game | Little Miss Tidy loses a friend | Mr. Funny puts on a show | An unforgettable sunday for Miss Tiny | Mr. Chatterbox loses his voice | He...Hello Little Miss Shy | An Invitation for Mr. Messy
Season 2 Mr. Bump goes on a trip | Mr. Dizzy goes Doggy—sitting | What a choice for little Miss Fickle! | Happy Christmas Mr. Worry | Mr. Nosey Solves a Mystery | No food is no fun for Mr. Greedy | A Special Friend For Little Miss Lucky | Mr. Daydream Talks to the Stars | That's Enough, Little Miss Bossy | Mr. Forgetful...Hey waiter! | Mr. Jelly's Show of Bravery | Mr. Strong: King of the Circus | Mr. Nonsense Rows to the Moon | Little Miss Sunshine Brings A Smile | Mr. Fussy Takes a Well—Earned Break | Mr. Clumsy in the Brains and the Brawn | Mr. Brave Goes Ghost Hunting | Isn't Little Miss Trouble Kind... | A Week—End with Little Miss Contrary | Golly, Mr. Grumpy's Smiling | Mr. Lazy Can't Sleep Anymore | Mr. Small's Big Dream | Mr. Bounce Finds Paradise | What a Question, Little Miss Curious! | Little Miss Stubborn Goes Right to the Bitter End | Little Miss Greedy... Belle of the Ball | Mr. Tickle Saves the Day | Little Miss Wise's Crazy Day! | A Rival for Little Miss Somersault | Little Miss Star, the Leading Witness | Little Miss Late Beats Them All! | Mr. Skinny Is Up the Spout | That's Gratitude, Mr. Uppity! | Little Miss Neat Sees Spots | Mr. Grumble Boils Over
Season 3 Another Victory for Little Miss Splendid | A Surprise for Mr. Tall | Mr. Cheerful Doffs His Hat | Little Miss Scatterbrain Puts Everything in Turmoil | A Very Happy Day for Mr. Happy | Mr. Clever's Daft Bet | What a Mess, Little Miss Helpful! | Little Miss Tidy and the Winning Ticket | Mr. Dizzy Promises the Moon | Mr. Forgetful, the World's Best Actor! | Hello, Pizza Express? | Mr. Clumsy, Head Butler | Mr. Impossible's Lesson | Little Miss Star Goes to Jollywood | Mr. Clever's Invention | Little Miss Chatterbox Finds her Calling | Mr. Skinny's Incredible Bet | A Job for Little Miss Giggles | Little Miss Busy, D.I.Y Teacher | Little Miss Chatterbox Goes to Sea—Town | Mr. Lazy Takes an Afternoon Nap | Mr. Brave vs. Koko the Gorilla | Little Miss Naughty Goes Skiing | Little Miss Dotty Goes to Home Farm | Mr. Nonsense's Strange Illness | Mr. Mean hasn't a Penny Left | Little Miss Wise's Day Out at the Fun Fair | Mr. Grumble's Holiday | Little Miss Greedy's Strange Illness | Mr. Slow Takes the Lead | Mr. Strong Makes a Big Splash | Mr. Perfect Goes West | Little Miss Magic to the Rescue | Mr. Silly's Silly Secret | Mr. Chatterbox and the Parrot | Little Miss Late Finally Catches Up | Mr. Noisy, the music man | Mr. Muddle Goes Skating | Little Miss Helpful Goes to the Fair | Mr. Worry and the Giant | Mr. Greedy Goes to a Dinner Party | Little Miss Bossy Has a Busy Day | Mr. Bump Has an Accident | Mr. Small Finds a Job | Mr. Nosey Goes Fishing | Little Miss Trouble and the magic paint | It's Very Noisy for Mr. Quiet | Mr. Mischief Becomes an Artist | Lunch with Little Miss Tiny | Mr. Clever Flies His Kite | Thank Goodness For Mr. Slow | Little Miss Shy Goes to the Fair | A New House for Mr. Wrong | Happy Birthday Little Miss Scatterbrain | Mr. Jelly Goes Time—Travelling | A Big Surprise for Mr. Mean
Specials The Christmas Rescue | The Great Alphabet Hunt |The Christmas Letter
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