Mr. Slow takes so long to do everything. It took him until New Year to open his Christmas presents, and until Easter to write his thank-yous. He tries to get a job. When he tried to be a news reporter,it took him until midnight to read the news. When he tried to be a taxi driver, he delayed Mr. Uppity in getting to the train station. The job he gets is as a steamroller driver.
International publications & translations
Mr. Slow appears under the titles
- Monsieur Lent (French)
- Unser Herr Langsam (German)
- Don Tranquilo (Spanish)
- Ο Κύριος Αργοκίνητος (Greek)
- Pan Niezguła (Polish)
- 慢吞吞先生 (Taiwan)
- ゆっくりくん (Japanese)
- 느려씨 (Korean)
- John Alderton (1983)
- Gordon Peters (1995-1997)
- Len Carlson (1997-1999)
- He is one of the few characters to have a moustache.
- He might be the oldest Mr. Men because he has a white moustache.
List of characters
This is a list of Mr. Men, Little Miss and other special characters that appear in this book.
Title character other appearances
This is a list of other books that the title character has appeared in.
- Mr. Busy (Mr. Slow appears in this book before his own)
- Mr. Brave
- Mr. Christmas
- Little Miss Scatterbrain (TV)
- A Very Happy Day For Mr. Happy (TV) (cameo)
- Mr. Slow Takes the Lead (TV)
- Mr. Silly's Silly Secret (TV)
- Thank Goodness For Mr. Slow (TV) (does not speak)
- Mr. Impressible Lesson (TV) (cameo)
- Little Miss Trouble and the Magic Paint (TV) (not named)
- Mr. Mean Hasn't a Penny Left (TV)
- The Mr. Men Show (cameo)
- Another victory for Little Miss Splendid (cameo)
- Mr. Clumsy in the Brains and the Brawn (cameo with no hat)
- Little Miss Wise's Crazy Day! (TV)