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The Dark is a Season 1 episode in The Mr. Men Show.


Mr. Bump bumps his way around Little Miss Helpful's unlit basement; Little Miss Scary scares up some late night TV; and a live swamp creature cannot diminish Mr. Stubborn's streak of denial.


  • Mr. Bump and Miss Helpful's Plot: Mr. Bump needs a job by Miss Helpful to change her bolted light bulb, and Mr. Bump did, but fails and falls down the stairs. He uses a ladder and gets it, but as it is done, the ladder creaks and the light bulb smashes. Then Mr. Bump is lifted by a crane and falls down the stairs, and it turns there's another light in the basement, at the end, he shoos a giant spider.
  • Mr. Nervous' Plot: Mr. Nervous thinks he's in a big forest, but really he's in Mr. Nosy and Mr. Small's cabin. (Not in the UK)
  • Mr. Persnickety and Mr. Messy's Plot: Mr. Persnickety and Mr. Messy watch Miss Scary's Late Night Scare Fest, but Mr. Messy forgets that he's extra messy when he's scared. Mr. Persnickety has the channel changed and Mr. Messy decides to go home. He starts to think it was just TV only to sees Mr. Bounce (still wearing one of Miss Scary's masks) bounce pass him. Scared out of his mind, he runs back to Mr. Persnickety's house.
  • Mr. Stubborn, Mr. Quiet and Mr. Grumpy's Plot: Mr. Quiet, Mr. Stubborn and Mr. Grumpy go on a boat trip, in a swamp where a swamp creature dwells, Mr. Stubborn thinks it's a frog or a turtle or a duck rather than a swamp creature until it emerges from the water and brings Mr. Stubborn underwater with it and presumably eats him offscreen . Mr. Quiet says 'it was really nice knowing you, Mr. Stubborn". Mr. Stubborn is then seen on the stomach of the swamp creature still objecting its existence.


The characters turn off the light in the bathroom.

  1. Mr. Happy brushes his teeth, and his reflection shows up in the mirror after turning off the light.
  2. Mr. Strong admires himself in front of the mirror, and turns off the light, but makes a hole in the wall due to his strength.
  3. Mr. Small washes his hands and tries to turn the light off, so he jumps to get the switch, but he only got himself swinging up and down.
  4. Mr. Scatterbrain turns the light off, but sees the Dillydale Swamp Creature wearing his hat on the reflection.


Voice Cast[]


  • Jo Wyatt
  • Simon Greenall
  • Rob Rackstraw
  • Lewis MacLeod - Mr. Stubborn


  • Joseph J. Terry - Mr. Fussy
  • Prudence Alcott - Little Miss Calamity
  • Susan Balboni - Little Miss Scary
  • Peter Rida Michail - Mr. Messy
  • Sam Gold - Mr. Grumpy & Mr. Bounce
  • Katie Leigh - Little Miss Helpful
  • Godfrey - Mr. Stubborn
  • Paul Greenberg - Mr. Bump and Mr. Quiet
  • Phil Lollar - Mr. Small & Mr. Strong


The transcript for "The Dark" can be found here.


  • This is Mark Risley's favourite episode of season 1.
  • This marks the only time for two things:
    • The only time where Mr. Nosey and Mr. Small wake up Mr. Nervous from his daydream.
    • The only appearance of Little Miss Helpful's Dance Video.

Dub edits[]

  • The light on Mr. Small's bumper is different in both regions. In the US version, the light turns off to a simple black colour. This is not present in the UK dub.


  • When the chair in MSLNSF is knocked over, Miss Scary puts it up and it was near the window on the right, but in the next cut of the TV, the position of her chair is in the middle again.


The Dark Title Card

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