- "I'm worried because I don't have anything to worry about!"
- — Mr. Worry
32 (UK and US)
July 3, 1978
- Colour: Dark Blue
- Shape: Round
- Gender: Male
- Personality: Concerned, Worried, Troubled, Anxious, Fear, Unpleasantness, Bad news
- Love: Unknown
- Friends: Little Miss Trouble, Mr. Impossible
- Relatives: Mr. Jelly and Little Miss Shy (possibly)
- Rivals: Little Miss Naughty, Mr. Mean
- Accent: Welsh
- Voice Actors: Arthur Lowe (1975-1978), John Alderton (1983), Gordon Peters (Mr. Men and Little Miss), Neil Crone (US dub)
Mr. Worry worries about everything. If it rains, he worries that his roof will leak, if there's no rain, he worries that all of his plants will die. He worries about the other Mr. Men, and he meets a wizard who suggests he make a list of all his worries and the wizard will make sure none of them happen. When there is nothing to worry about, Mr. Worry is happy for a week, until he is worried about not having anything to worry about!
- He is one of the few characters who care if Mr. Bump gets hurt. "Hey, I'm very worried about you, I'm worried that one of these days you might hurt yourself!"
- In the Little Miss TV series from the early 1980's, he had a Welsh accent.
- According to some translations, his name's literally Nervous.
- A random background character that looks like Mr. Worry made a cameo in "Boats" on the lifeboat, next to characters that look like Mr. Grumble & Mr. Greedy.
- In Little Miss Trouble, it is shown that Mr. Worry can be mean when insulted.
- The reason he is worried about plants dying is because he loves plants
- He likes to write out all his worries.
See Counterparts Wiki.
International publications & translations
Mr. Worry appears under the titles:
- Monsieur Inquiet (French)
- Don Preocupado (Spanish)
- Ο Κύριος Ανήσυχος (Greek)
- Hr. Bekymring (Danish)
- 걱정씨 (Korean)
- 煩惱先生 (Taiwan)
- Unser Herr Sorgenvoll (German)
- Mister Sorge (Second German Release)
- しんぱいしょうくん (Japanese)
- מר דאגן (Hebrew)
- Pan Zmartwiony (Polish)
- คุณกังวล (Thai)
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.
- Little Miss Naughty (on TV replacing Mr. Small)
- Little Miss Trouble (on TV only)
- Little Miss Somersault
- Little Miss Bad
- Mr. Birthday
- Happy Christmas, Mr. Worry! (TV)
- Little Miss Wise's Day Out at the Fun Fair (TV)
- A Big Surprise for Mr. Mean (TV)
- Mr. Worry and the Giant (TV)
- Little Miss Sunshine Brings a Smile (TV)
- Mr. Grumble Boils Over (TV)
- Little Miss Star the Leading Witness (TV)
- Mr. Skinny is Up the Spout (TV)
- Mr. Nonsense's Strange Illness (TV) (cameo)
- Little Miss Naughty Goes Skiing (TV)
- Mr. Small Finds a Job (TV)