Postman Pat and the Thunderstorm
Air Date 3rd March 2005
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Next Postman Pat and the Fancy Dress Party
Postman Pat and the Thunderstorm is the fifth episode of Postman Pat Season 4. It was written by Rebecca Stevens.


A thunderstorm in Greendale frightens Bonnie and she runs away. Pat goes to find Bonnie and Julian comes too to show how brave he is.



  • PAT 1
  • Ted's Lorry


  • Pat's House
  • Post Office
  • Thompson Ground
  • Greendale Farm
  • Greendale Station
  • Greendale Primary School
  • The Church
  • Garner Hall


  • Ken Barrie as Pat, Ted and Alf
  • Melissa Sinden as Jess and Bonnie
  • Carole Boyd as Sara, Mrs. Goggins and Mrs. Pottage
  • Janet James as Julian
  • Archie Panjabi as Meera


  • Going by production order, this is the sixth episode of the fourth season.
  • This is the first noting of Captain Zzapp's sidekick, Fizz Girl.
  • Stock footage from Postman Pat and the Greendale Rocket is used.


  • The clock in the post office stays on 7.30 through out the whole episode.
  • The episode looks more like it takes place at night rather than in a storm.
  • At one point when Mrs. Goggins calls for Bonnie, part of her head gets cut away.
  • When Pat is back at home, his van is not parked next to the house.
  • For some reason a close-up of the Greendale Station sign is shown at one point, even though it has nothing to do with anything in this episode.
  • When Pat drives back to Bonnie with her toy, Julian can be seen in the van even though he is still back at the tunnel with Ted.
  • Towards the end of the episode, PAT 1 is missing its rear numberplate whilst it is parked outside the house.
  • Sara should know that it is dangerous to use the telephone during a thunderstorm.
  • In some shots of the episode, the trees have no leaves, but in other shots, the trees have leaves.
  • How can the electricity go out if a telegraph pole gets hit by lightning?


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