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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.

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Plot

Mr. Skinny has laid a bet that he can get fatter than Mr. Greedy, 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!

Characters

UK Voices

  • Geoffrey Palmer: The Narrator
  • Jill Shilling: Little Miss Trouble, Little Miss Scatterbrain, Little Miss Greedy, Little Miss Contrary
  • Gordon Peters: Mr. Greedy, Mr. Skinny

US Voices

  • Len Carlson: Mr. Greedy, Mr. Skinny
  • Alyson Court: Little Miss Trouble, Little Miss Scatterbrain
  • Catherine Disher: Little Miss Contrary
  • Judy Marshak: Little Miss Greedy
  • Ron Rubin: The Narrator

Trivia

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

Errors

  • It would have taken a lot longer than one day for Mr. Greedy to lose weight and become skinnier than Mr. Skinny.


Gallery

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Mr. Men and Little Miss Episodes
Season 1

Little Miss Splendid's Gift  • 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  • The Joke is On Little Miss Naughty  • 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

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