Postman Pat and the Spotty Situation
Air Date 16th September 2004
Previous Postman Pat the Magician
Next Postman Pat and the Greendale Movie
Postman Pat and the Spotty Situation is the seventh episode of Postman Pat Season 3. It was written by Gillian Corderoy.


When a nasty bout of chicken pox comes to Greendale, Pat has a busy day delivering calamine lotion to everyone who needs it.




  • Greendale
  • Pat's House
  • Post Office
  • Greendale Primary School
  • The Surgery
  • The Vicarage
  • The Church
  • Greendale Station
  • Mr. Pringle's House
  • Thompson Ground
  • The Bains House
  • Garner Hall
  • River Penn
  • Pencaster (mentioned)


  • Ken Barrie as Pat, the Reverend and Mr. Pringle
  • Melissa Sinden as Jess
  • Carole Boyd as Sara Clifton, Mrs. Goggins, Dorothy, Doctor Gilbertson, Sarah Gilbertson and Charlie
  • Janet James as Julian and Lucy
  • Archie Panjabi as Katy, Nisha and Meera
  • Kulvinder Ghir as Tom, Bill and Ajay


  • The children sing the Greendale Anthem.
  • Captain Zzapp is referred to as Zzapp Zero.


  • When the children are singing their song at the school, Mr. Pringle and Lucy have no eyebrows.
  • When dawn breaks through out the episode, the lights in the village are still on.
  • At the begining, Pat is at the post office at 7:50, but next day, he arrives there at 10:00.
  • When Pat is talking about Julian's chicken pox, he is looking at the camera instead of Mrs. Goggins.
  • Meera's voice sounds different when she thanks Pat for the hot water bottle.
  • At some points whilst Julian is writing, he coughs with Carole Boyd's voice and even slips back into Janet James' voice at one point.
  • The television set in Pat's house is not in its usual place.
  • When Pat is listening to the children at his front door, he has no eyebrows and Katy only has one.


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