Big Balloons
Air Date 3rd October 2008
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Big Balloons is the fifth episode of the sixth series which was broadcast on 3rd October 2008. It was written by Rebecca Stevens.


Pat is asked to deliver helium balloons to celebrate the reopening of Pencaster Town Hall. When the balloons are accidentally released and P.C. Selby floats away, Pat has to make a daring rescue attempt in his helicopter.

Featured CharactersEdit


  • PAT 1
  • PAT 2
  • PAT 3
  • PAT 6
  • Ted's Lorry
  • Ted's Boat
  • Greendale Rocket


  • Greendale
  • Pat House
  • Ted's Workshop and Mill
  • The Church
  • Greendale Station
  • The Vets
  • Pencaster
  • Special Delivery Service Sorting Office
  • Pencaster Town Hall
  • Pencaster Market Square
  • Pencaster Harbour
  • Ted's Garage
  • Pencaster Station
  • River Penn


  • Lewis MacLeod as Pat and Ben
  • Melissa Sinden as Jess and Bonnie
  • Carole Boyd as Mrs. Goggins, Sarah and Charlie
  • Janet James as Julian, Lauren and Lucy
  • Angela Griffin as Lizzy
  • Ken Barrie as Ted, P.C. Selby and the Reverend Timms
  • Kulvinder Ghir as Bill and Ajay
  • Archie Panjabi as Nisha and Meera

Goofs Edit

  • At the start of the episode Jess is able to hold the balloons down and stop them floating away, but later on the balloons are able to carry the weight of P.C. Selby!
  • Despite the title suggesting that the balloons will be big, the only balloons seen are fairly normal in size.
  • When Reverend Timms is worried about Pat being late, the time on his watch reads ten to two.
  • P.C. refers to the River Penn as a lake.

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