|Postman Pat and the Big Surprise|
|Air Date|| 29th May 1996 (UK)|
4th September 1997 (Australia)
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Pat does some gardening before work. When he tries to remove a weed, he sprains his back and Sara calls Dr. Gilbertson in. Pat needs a day in bed so Sara offers to take the post instead. Everyone is surprised to see Sara delivering the post instead of Pat. Sara has also forgotten something.
- Mrs. Goggins
- Reverend Timms
- P.C. Selby
- Doctor Gilbertson
- Miss Hubbard
- Granny Dryden
- George Lancaster
- Major Forbes (unseen)
- Sid (mentioned)
- Pat's House
- Post Office
- Thompson Ground
- The Church
- Intake Farm
- Ken Barrie as Pat, Ted, the Reverend Timms, P.C. Selby, Granny Dryden, Major Forbes, George Lancaster and the Main Narrator
- Carole Boyd as Sara, Mrs. Goggins, Dorothy, Doctor Gilbertson and Miss Hubbard
- This episode marks the last apperance of George Lancaster until Postman Pat the Movie.
- This is the only episode in which Pat doesn't wear his hat.
- Why could Mrs. Goggins not ask for Dorothy Thompson's carrot cake recipe through Pat?
- Sara says that folks are acting a bit peculiar, but so far the only one who is doing so is Dorothy Thompson.
- Major Forbes cannot be seen at the party even tough his voice can been heard somewhere in the lounge.