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Noddy and the Useful Rope
Season 2, Episode 2
Noddy and the useful rope Ep
Air date April 12, 1994 (UK)

October 12, 1998 (US)

Written by Julia Allen and Chris Allen
Directed by Brian Little
Episode guide
Noddy and the Missing Hats
Noddy Loses his Bell

Noddy and the Useful Rope, retitled Noddy's Useful Rope in American releases, is the second episode in the second season of Noddy's Toyland Adventures that was first aired on 12th April 1994.


Noddy gets a rope from Mr. Tubby and uses it to run various errands in the day for Mr. Jumbo and others.

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  • When Noddy is polishing his car as fast as he could, Mr. Tubby Bear comes along and gives him a rope to use, he is then seen at the station alongside Mrs. Tubby Bear and Miss Pink Cat when Noddy dropped off Mr. Jumbo which he was meeting his brother at the seaside and saw Dinah Doll with a huge crate full of books.


  • Based on the stories by Enid Blyton
  • Story written by Julia and Chris Allen
  • Voices by Susan Sheridan and Jimmy Hibbert
  • Music Composed and Performed by Paul K. Joyce
  • Animated by Sue Pugh, Stuart Sutcliffe and Paul Couvela
  • Puppet Makers: Noel Baker, Marcia Pidgeon, Colin Batty, Peter Saunders, Peter Bentley, Bridget Smith, Ian MacKinnon and Stuart Sutcliffe
  • Sets and Props by Rick Kent, Chris Keogh, Jeff Spain, Paul Simpson, Richard Sykes and Pippa Greenwood
  • Costumes Made by Clare Elliott and Geraldine Corrigan
  • Art Director: Bridget Appleby
  • Assistant Designer: Graham Maiden
  • Model Camera and Lighting by Joe Dembinski
  • Edited by Jane Hicks
  • Dubbing Mixer: John Wood
  • Directed by Brian Little
  • Produced by Jackie Cockle
  • Executive Producers: Theresa Plummer-Andrews, Brian Cosgrove and Mark Hall
  • Produced for BBC Children's International by Cosgrove Hall Productions Limited
  • Based on the 'NODDY' books by Enid Blyton
  • © BBC Enterprises 1993

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Finnish Niksu ja hyödyllinen köysi