Bluey: episode guide

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Magic Xylophone

Episode 1.01
October 1, 2018
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

Dad uses Bluey as a pretend piano and Bingo begs to have a turn. When the siblings rediscover a magical xylophone which can freeze Dad in a position, Bingo gets upset that Bluey is not sharing the toy with her. Bluey learns that taking turns is an important part of playing.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad, Melanie Zanetti as Mum

Note: the voices of Bluey, Bingo and their friends are done by children of the production crew and are not credited

Hospital

Episode 1.02
October 2, 2018
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

Dad is admitted into an imaginary hospital, where Bingo is acting as the nurse and Bluey becomes the doctor. The doctors perform an operation on Dad to relieve him from his stomach pains, pretending that there is a cat stuck inside him that needs to be lured out.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad

Keepy Uppy

Episode 1.03
October 3, 2018
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

Bluey blows up her last balloon and plays a game of Keepy Uppy with Bingo; trying to keep the balloon in the air for as long as possible. The siblings call upon Dad to make the game more challenging, which leads to an outdoor chase to protect the balloon from popping on the grass.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad, Melanie Zanetti as Mum, Brad Elliot as Lucky's Dad

Daddy Robot

Episode 1.04
October 4, 2018
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

Bluey and Bingo summon Daddy Robot to tidy their playroom, with Dad pretending to follow their commands. However, when the robot malfunctions, Bluey and Bingo realise the importance of cleaning up their messes themselves.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad, Melanie Zanetti as Mum

Shadowlands

Episode 1.05
October 5, 2018
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

While on a picnic, Bluey plays a game of Shadowlands with Snickers and Coco, where they must travel across the park by only stepping on shadows. Bluey tries to teach Coco how to solve problems and follow the rules instead of taking shortcuts to make the game easier.

Cast: Melanie Zanetti as Mum, Hsiao-Ling Tang as Coco's Mum

The Weekend

Episode 1.06
October 6, 2018
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

Bluey and Bingo are excited to spend the weekend at home playing games with Dad. While Bingo is pretending to be a magical statue that mysteriously moves around, she finds a walking leaf insect, but is upset when Dad is too preoccupied with the game to notice her calling.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad, Melanie Zanetti as Mum

BBQ

Episode 1.07
October 7, 2018
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

Dad and Mum host a barbecue for guests Stripe and Trixie, while Bluey and Bingo roleplay their own barbecue with their cousins Muffin and Socks. Bingo is tasked with preparing the salad, and searches the garden for the best plants to use.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad, Melanie Zanetti as Mum, Myf Warhurst as Aunt Trixie, Dan Brumm as Uncle Stripe

Fruitbat

Episode 1.08
October 8, 2018
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

At bedtime, Bluey is disappointed that the day is over and is unwilling to go to sleep. She learns that fruit bats are nocturnal and wishes that she could become one herself to be able to stay awake during the night. She decides to dream of being a fruit bat instead.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad, Melanie Zanetti as Mum

Horsey Ride

Episode 1.09
October 9, 2018
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

Bluey forgets to put her special toy away when her cousins and Uncle Stripe come to visit, leading Socks to find the toy and insist on gnawing at it. The children decide to imagine that their parents are horses and stage a horse wedding to distract Socks from playing with Bluey's toy.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad, Melanie Zanetti as Mum, Myf Warhurst as Aunt Trixie, Dan Brumm as Uncle Stripe

Hotel

Episode 1.10
October 10, 2018
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

Bluey and Bingo run a pretend hotel at home, where Dad books a room for the night and asks not to be disturbed. The siblings intrude on their guest's night, but Bingo gets upset when Bluey is being bossy and makes all of the decisions with their game.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad, Melanie Zanetti as Mum

Bike

Episode 1.11
October 11, 2018
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

Bluey becomes discouraged while learning to ride a bicycle, and notices that her friends and family around her are also struggling with challenges of their own. She watches as they find the determination to overcome their obstacles and is inspired to persevere with her own goal.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad

Bob Bilby

Episode 1.12
October 12, 2018
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

Bingo is awarded with her kindergarten's class puppet, Bob Bilby, to take home for the weekend. Bluey and Dad help Bingo take photographs of Bob Bilby for the scrapbook, but when the family realises they are spending too much time using technology, they set out to make Bob Bilby's visit the most exciting one yet.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad, Melanie Zanetti as Mum, Ann Kerr as Mrs Retriever

Spy Game

Episode 1.13
October 13, 2018
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

During a community barbecue at the park, Bluey plays a game with her friends, pretending to be spies on a mission. When Bingo stops playing, Bluey senses the game starting to fall apart. Bluey realises her sister's importance to the team and persuades Bingo to rejoin the game.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad, Melanie Zanetti as Mum, Rich Jeffery as Mackenzie's Dad, Francis Stanton as Chloe's Dad, Sam Moor as Honey's Mum, Charlie Aspinwall as Honey's Dad

Takeaway

Episode 1.14
October 14, 2018
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

Bluey and Bingo join Dad to collect his takeaway dinner, but must wait with him at the fast food restaurant until his order is completed. Dad tries to control his restless children while they wait, but ultimately realises that they should be allowed to have fun while they are still young.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad, Melanie Zanetti as Mum, Jasmine Moody as Takeaway Lady

Butterflies

Episode 1.15
October 15, 2018
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

Bingo feels intimidated by Bluey's friend Judo, while they are playing together; reenacting the life cycle of a butterfly. When Judo encourages Bluey to abandon her sister and play elsewhere, Bingo is saddened. Bluey returns to apologise and the three friends learn how to play together.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad

Yoga Ball

Episode 1.16
October 16, 2018
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

When Dad is spending the day working from home, Bluey and Bingo steal the yoga ball chair from his desk and insist that he play with them. Bingo feels disheartened when Dad is being too rough with her while playing games, and with Mum's help, she asks him to be more gentle.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad, Melanie Zanetti as Mum

Calypso

Episode 1.17
October 17, 2018
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

Calypso facilitates a day at school and assists the children as they all engage in imaginative play together. Among the various games, Bluey runs a pretend fish and chip shop and hires Indy to work as a waitperson, while Pretzel takes time to think of something to play.

Cast: Megan Washington as Calypso

The Doctor

Episode 1.18
October 18, 2018
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

Bluey works at an imaginary doctor's office, managing the appointments for Bingo while she pretends to be the doctor. Honey conjures up a pretend illness, but is disappointed when a long queue of walk-in patients take precedence over her in being attended to.

Cast: Melanie Zanetti as Mum, Dave McCormack as Dad

The Claw

Episode 1.19
October 19, 2018
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

Bluey and Bingo find a claw machine at a local complex and are disappointed when they are unable to win a prize. Mum and Dad create their own imaginary claw game at home to cheer them up, and Dad tries to teach the children a lesson in the process.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad, Melanie Zanetti as Mum

Markets

Episode 1.20
October 20, 2018
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

After a visit from the tooth fairy to reward a lost tooth, Bluey decides to spend the money she received at the local markets. Bluey searches the stalls for somewhere to make a purchase, but struggles to find an option that both she and Indy can enjoy together.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad, Melanie Zanetti as Mum, Myf Warhurst as Indy's Mum, Meg O'Donnell as Pony Lady, Daley Pearson as Poffertje Dog, Jake Bresanello as Toffee Apple Dog, Joff Buch as Busker, Joe Brumm as German Sausage Dog, Liana Wright as Juice Dog, Sam Moor as Honey's Mum

Blue Mountains

Episode 1.21
October 21, 2018
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

Bluey, Bingo and Mum roleplay a story about two sisters and a fairy who journey across the Blue Mountains. They use their hands as puppet characters and pretend that Dad is the mountains while he is having a nap. The characters encounter a suspicious fox when Dad awakes.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad, Melanie Zanetti as Mum

The Pool

Episode 1.22
October 22, 2018
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

Dad neglects to bring the important equipment when he leaves in a rush for Uncle Stripe's swimming pool with Bluey and Bingo. The trio struggle to enjoy the hot day without the equipment, which Mum later brings, teaching the family that boring tasks are still important.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad, Melanie Zanetti as Mum

Shops

Episode 1.23
October 23, 2018
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

Bluey and her friends set up a pretend shop for a roleplaying game. Mackenzie becomes frustrated when Bluey spends too long making up rules and deciding the details of the scenario. The friends learn how to assign suitable roles to each other in order to enjoy the game.

Cast: none

Wagonride

Episode 1.24
October 24, 2018
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

Bluey and Bingo ride in a wagon, pulled by their father, while on their way to the monkey bars. Bluey and Dad develop a strategy to prevent her agitation when he stops to talk to other adults. Bluey learns a lesson in patience by watching Bingo entertain herself.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad, Melanie Zanetti as Mum, Rich Jeffrey as Mackenzie's Dad, Hsiao-Ling Tang as Chloe's Mum, Daley Pearson as Rocko

Taxi

Episode 1.25
October 25, 2018
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

Bluey drives a pretend taxi. Dad and Bingo act as passengers being transported to the airport; while Mum provides the voice for the imaginary satellite navigation device. When the car breaks down, Dad is forced to run on foot in order to board his flight.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad, Melanie Zanetti as Mum

The Beach

Episode 1.26
October 26, 2018
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

On a family trip to the beach, Mum decides to go for a walk by herself. When Bluey wants to join her, she follows her mother's footsteps along the shore and enjoys the sights along the way. While walking alone for the first time, she tries to be brave, and eventually catches up to her mother.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad, Melanie Zanetti as Mum, Layne Beachley as Surfer

Pirates

Episode 1.27
April 1, 2019
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

Bluey, Bingo and Missy pretend to be pirates on the hamock swing at the park playground. Missy is frightened of the journey on the imaginary ship, but faces her fear to rescue her friends from the inside stomach of a whale.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad, Melanie Zanetti as Mum

Grannies

Episode 1.28
April 2, 2019
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

Bluey and Bingo dress up as grandmothers, but disagree on if grandmothers are able to perform the floss dance or not. Bluey proves that they are not by video calling Nana, but when this upsets Bingo, Bluey decides to teach Nana the dance so that Bingo will keep playing.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad, Melanie Zanetti as Mum, Chris Brumm as Nana, Ian McFadyen as Bob

The Creek

Episode 1.29
April 3, 2019
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

Dad takes Bluey, Bingo and Mackenzie to the creek after they grow tired of the local playground. Bluey struggles to appreciate the beauty of the natural world surrounding her, until they arrive at the water. Bluey learns to step out of her comfort zone and try new things.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad

Fairies

Episode 1.30
April 4, 2019
Writer: Joe Brumm
Story: Lorin Clarke
Director: Joe Brumm

When the family suspects that their house has been invaded by fairies, Bluey, Bingo, Dad and Mum go on a hunt to search for and capture the invisible creatures. Dad accidentally hurts Bingo's feelings and makes it up to her by outsmarting the fairies.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad, Melanie Zanetti as Mum, Brad Elliot as Lucky's Dad

Work

Episode 1.31
April 5, 2019
Writers: Claire Renton, Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

Bluey and Bingo roleplay a day at work. Dad acts as the boss of a drainpipe factory and hires Bluey and Bingo after their successful interviews. The day takes a turn when Bluey takes control of the company and fires Dad for his breach of the strict no dancing rules.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad, Melanie Zanetti as Mum

Bumpy and the Wise Old Wolfhound

Episode 1.32
April 6, 2019
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

When Bingo is sick and in the hospital, she receives a video from Bluey; a short film she has made with Dad and the family. The story is about a young dog called Bumpy who gets sick and her owner, Barnicus, who supports her through the period of difficulty.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad, Melanie Zanetti as Mum, Claire Renton as Doctor, Charlotte Nicdao as Nurse, Dan Brumm as Uncle Stripe, Myf Warhurst as Aunt Trixie

Trampoline

Episode 1.33
April 7, 2019
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

Dad plays on the trampoline with Bluey and Bingo before he has to leave for work. The girls devise a plan to get him to stay; pretending to feed him breakfast on the trampoline. Before leaving, Dad tells Bluey that she has an important job too; to continue making up games.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad, Melanie Zanetti as Mum

The Dump

Episode 1.34
April 8, 2019
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

Dad takes Bluey and Bingo on a car trip to the dump to throw away rubbish. Bluey asks Dad a range of questions on the way and he proclaims that he knows everything. But when they arrive, Bluey is saddened to learn that he is throwing away her old drawings.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad

Zoo

Episode 1.35
April 9, 2019
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

Bluey and Bingo set up a pretend zoo at home in the backyard, with Bluey acting as the zookeeper who takes Bingo and Mum on a tour around the grounds. Bluey must devise a plan to catch the baboon (Dad) when he escapes the enclosure and takes Bingo along with him.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad, Melanie Zanetti as Mum

Backpackers

Episode 1.36
April 10, 2019
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

Bluey, Bingo, Muffin and Socks roleplay a pretend backpacking adventure around the backyard. The children become the backpacks as Mum and Dad are tasked with carrying them around while exploring their holiday destination.

Cast: Melanie Zanetti as Mum, Dave McCormack as Dad

The Adventure

Episode 1.37
April 11, 2019
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

Bluey plays with Chloe and pretends to be a horse as she accompanies the princess on an imaginary adventure to find food at the family farm. The friends swap roles and adopt a variety of personas as they save the kingdom from an evil queen.

Cast: Francis Stanton as Chloe's Dad

Copycat

Episode 1.38
April 12, 2019
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

Dad wakes to find Bluey copying his every move. While the pair are playing outside, Bluey finds an injured budgie. They take the bird to the vet and learn that it has died. When they get home, Bluey reenacts the events with Bingo to cope with the budgie's death.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad, Melanie Zanetti as Mum, Stephanie Bendixsen as Vet Corgi

The Sleepover

Episode 1.39
April 13, 2019
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

Bluey and Bingo's cousin Muffin arrives for a sleepover in an extremely tired state. Uncle Stripe explains that Muffin is transitioning from her daily naps. The sisters stay up late and play a game with Muffin, before helping her get to sleep when they realise she is exhausted.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad, Melanie Zanetti as Mum, Dan Blumm as Uncle Stripe

Early Baby

Episode 1.40
April 14, 2019
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

When Rusty and Indy's two separate games at Bluey's playgroup come into conflict, the groups explain their different activities to each other. After sharing, the friends find common ground with their games, and Rusty and Indy decide to play together.

Cast: Megan Washington as Calypso

Mums and Dads

Episode 1.41
April 15, 2019
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

Rusty and Indy have a disagreement about which parent should work while playing mums and dads, leading them to play separately. However, when they find that their friends have different ideas about how to play the game, the pair return to playing with each other again.

Cast: Megan Washington as Calypso

Hide and Seek

Episode 1.42
April 16, 2019
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

Bluey plays hide and seek with Bingo, Mum and Dad, but is quickly distracted by her toys, leaving her family hiding around the house undiscovered. When she slows down and focuses, Bluey remembers the game and successfully finds her family.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad, Melanie Zanetti as Mum

Camping

Episode 1.43
April 17, 2019
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

Bluey meets a French Labrador called Jean-Luc while on a camping trip with her family. The pair play together and build a camp site, but when Dad acts as a wild pig, the pair must find a way to communicate to combat the pig. Bluey is saddened when Jean-Luc leaves.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad, Melanie Zanetti as Mum

Mount Mumandad

Episode 1.44
April 18, 2019
Writers: Tim Bain, Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

Bluey and Bingo pretend that Mum and Dad are a mountain when they are tasked with playing a game without their parents' participation. Bluey races ahead to reach the summit while Bingo brings along a backpack to carry the climbing equipment.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad, Melanie Zanetti as Mum

Kids

Episode 1.45
April 19, 2019
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

During a visit to the supermarket, Bluey adopts the role of the parent while Dad must act as the child alongside Bingo. When he tries to fill the trolley with the groceries, Dad gets in trouble with Bluey for being a disobedient child.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad, Daley Pearson as Roko, Michael Griffin as Docket Boy, Joe Brumm as Customer, Charlotte Nicdao as Checkout Lady

Chickenrat

Episode 1.46
April 20, 2019
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

Before bed, Bingo loses her favourite cuddly toy. Mum helps Bluey and Bingo retrace their steps to find the lost item. The siblings recount their adventures as they remember playing with Dad, who was pretending to be a chickenrat creature.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad, Melanie Zanetti as Mum

Neighbours

Episode 1.47
April 21, 2019
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

Bluey builds a pretend house and gains some new neighbours when Bingo, Mum and Dad move into the street. Bluey must learn to get along with a difficult neighbour when Bingo invades her space and spills over onto her property.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad, Melanie Zanetti as Mum

Teasing

Episode 1.48
April 22, 2019
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

When Bluey teases Bingo, she argues that it is acceptable because Dad always teases her. The family recalls all of the times that Dad has made fun of them, but they ultimately learn that there is a difference between teasing and playing.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad, Melanie Zanetti as Mum

Asparagus

Episode 1.49
April 23, 2019
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

Dad tries to teach Bluey how to use manners while eating dinner at the dining table. However, when Mum gives Bluey a stick of asparagus which magically turns the family into animals, Bluey discovers the importance of manners while trying to control everyone.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad, Melanie Zanetti as Mum, Brad Elliot as Lucky's Dad

Shaun

Episode 1.50
April 24, 2019
Writer: John McGeachin, Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

Bluey and Bingo try to convince Dad to get a pet, but he insists that they already have a pet; a disobedient emu called Shaun. Dad's hand transforms into Shaun and the siblings learn how to look after their new pet by feeding, bathing and walking him.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad, Melanie Zanetti as Mum, Brad Elliot as Lucky's Dad

Daddy Putdown

Episode 1.51
April 25, 2019
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

While Mum is out for the night at a friend's baby shower, Dad must put Bluey and Bingo to bed as part of their evening routine. When the siblings are missing their mother, Bluey decides to set up a pretend baby shower of her own to take her mind off her anxiety.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad, Melanie Zanetti as Mum

Verandah Santa

Episode 1.52
December 12, 2019
Writer: Joe Brumm
Director: Joe Brumm

On Christmas Eve, Bluey learns that Santa only visits children who are well-behaved. During a game of Verandah Santa, she is bitten by Socks and becomes aggrieved. Failing to control her emotions, Bluey purposely excludes Socks from the game, before Mum and Dad teach her the importance of being kindhearted throughout the whole year.

Cast: Dave McCormack as Dad, Melanie Zanetti as Mum, Dan Brumm as Uncle Stripe, Myf Warhurst as Aunt Trixie