Rubbadubbers

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Rubbadubbers is a British stop-motion children's television series produced by HIT Entertainment. The series aired on the BBC in the United Kingdom and Nickelodeon in the United States (as part of the Nick Jr. block).

Series 1 (2003)[edit]

Tubb the Pirate [1.1][edit]

[Tubb and Finbar argue]
Tubb: I wasn't scared!
Finbar: Yes, you were!
Tubb: No, I wasn't!
Finbar: You Were! You were really scared after seeing that pirate hat back there!
Tubb: I WAS NOT!
Finbar: YOU WERE!
Tubb: Oh, if only I were a pirate, i would show you that i am never scared! If only I was as brave as you!

Terence's Double Trouble [1.2][edit]

[Terence is sad that he's different, and he's not like everybody else in the bathroom]
Terence: Oh, it's not fair. I'm completely different, unlike everyone else. They don't like playing my games! If only there was someone like me. If only I were this much fun all the time.

Reg the Monster [1.3][edit]

[Reg is happy to be alone]
Reg: If only you would leave me alone. Oh, yes, now I can finally complete my jigsaw puzzle, all by myself. If only we could all play together nicely.

Sploshy's Tail [1.4][edit]

[Sploshy is impressed by Winona's impressive tail trick. She wants to do it herself, only for her to suddenly realise that she doesn't have a tail]
Tubb: Yay, Winona!
Sploshy: Splish, Splash, Splosh, that was great! I loved it! Teach it to me so we can do it together!
Winona: Eek, eek, eek, eek, eek, eek, eek, eek, eek!
Sploshy: So, what do I do first?
Winona: Eek, eek, eek, eek, eek, eek, eek, eek, eek!
Sploshy: Go in a circle, like this? Then get up on my tail? Oh, I haven't got a tail!
Tubb: Then you can't do Winona's trick!
Sploshy: But I want to do Winona's trick! If only I had a tail! If only I didn't have a tail!

Tubb the Magician [1.5][edit]

[Tubb is happy that he's a magician, because now he can make things disappear with his wand]
Tubb: Hey, now that I'm a magician, I actually can make things disappear with my wand! Swimmin! If only I could make things disappear. If only I had shared my wand with you in the first place.

Deep Sea Reg [1.6][edit]

[Reg is delighted to be underwater]
Reg: Oh, if only, I could go underwater! Wow, swimming really is Swimmin! But how? Oh, if only I was back on dry land.
Note: During this scene, he says Tubb's catchphrase.

Scary Finbar [1.7][edit]

[Finbar is delighted to be the scariest shark alive]
Finbar: If olnly everyone was really scared of me. I'm the mighty SCARY shark, arr, arr, arr! If only we could get this net up.

Train Driver Tubb [1.8][edit]

[The Rubbadubbers are on the train]
Tubb: Whoo, whoo! Benjie and Sis's train is 'Swimmin!' All aboard! All aboard!
Sploshy: And, I heard them say, this train is carrying gold!
All: Gold?
Tubb:: Oh, if only this were a real train, then I can show you can that I can do everything! If only I had remembered to put all of the gold in the safe in the first place!

Sploshy of the Artic [1.9][edit]

[Sploshy is very hot, and wishes to be really cold]
Sploshy: It's so hot here, but I don't want to be hot, I want to be breezing! If only I was somewhere really cold. If only we didn't have to feed the polar bears!

Sploshybird [1.10][edit]

[Sploshy is delighted to be a bird]
Sploshy: If only everyone wanted me to make noise! Oh, I'm a bird and, I've got feathers! If only they'd thought of that before!

Terence of Arabia [1.11][edit]

[Terence is delighted to be somewhere without water]
Terence: If only I was somewhere really dry, then I can prevent myself from getting wet! No water and I'm dry!

Speedy Terence [1.12][edit]

[The Rubbadubbers are participating in a race]
Finbar: On your marks, get set, go! And here they go all the way along the bathroom! And whoever is the first to come back, wins a bubble bath ball!
Terence: A bubble bath ball! Hey, wait for me!
Finbar: Sploshy races ahead, with Tubb close behind!
Terence: Ha-ha-ha! Better hurry up, Reg!
Finbar: Amelia and Winona are neck in neck, coming to the first bend!
Terence: [gasps] Oh, look, some new toothpaste!
[Reg steps on the toothpaste, covering up Terence with it, in the process]
Reg: [laughs as Terence puts the toothpaste off of him] Better hurry up, Terence!
Finbar: And the mighty race, arr, arr, arr, arr, arr, is OVER!
Terence: Over! But I haven't finished yet! Oh, Who won?
Tubb: I did! I'm the fastest! Wa-hoo!
Terence: If only I was the fastest. If only I had realized that speed isn't as important as looking where you're going!

Amelia the Babysitter [1.13][edit]

[Amelia is the one that's in charge]
Amelia: If only I was in charge, then I can tell you what to do! Oh, it's never easy being in charge all of the time! Oh, if only I wasn't in charge!

Character catchphrases[edit]

Tubb: Swimmin!
Sploshy: Splish splash splosh!
Finbar: Arr arr arr!
Terence: You get my tie wet!
Winona: Squeak! Squeak! Squeak!
Reg: Rubbadubbers, Rubbadubbers, it's bathtime scramble!
Amelia: Here comes Amelia!

External links[edit]

Wikipedia
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Rubbadubbers quotes at the Internet Movie Database