Mr. Busy is the thirty-eighth book in the Mr. Men series by Roger Hargreaves.

Mr. Busy
  • Color: Blue
  • shape: Jelly Bean
  • Gender : Male
  • Hair: None,
  • Family :  Mr. Rush (distant cousin)
  • Friends: Everyone
  • Rivals: None
  • Occupation:Varies
  • Species:Shaped Human
  • Release date: 1978
  • Love: Working a lot
  • Dislikes: Being lazy.
  • Height: About 6 and a half feet tall
  • Weight: Above Average
  • Job: Can't stop getting off of his feet.
  • Features: Brown Top Hat
  • Voice Actors: Gordon Peters (1995-1997), Neil Crone (1997-1999)


Mr. Busy can't stop rushing around, always up to something, never sitting still.
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Mr. Busy in the Books

International publications & translations

Mr. Busy appears under the titles

  • Monsieur Rapîde (French)
  • Don Ocupado (Spanish)
  • Meneertje Druk (Dutch)
  • 빨라씨 (Korean)
  • 勤勞先生 (Taiwan)
  • Ο Κύριος Πολυάσχολος (Greek)
  • Unser Herr Schnell (German)
  • Bay Hýzlý (Turkish)
  • いそがしくん (Japanese)
  • Hr. Effektiv (Danish)

List of characters

This is a list of Mr. Men, Little Miss and other special characters that appear in this book.

  • Mr. Slow (In fact, this book is chronologically before his, so he appears in this book before his own)

Voice Actors

  • Gordon Peters (1995-1997)
  • Neil Crone (1997-1999)(US)


  • He may be related to Little Miss Busy, but there is no proof
  • He appeared (alongside Mr. Clever and Mr. Wrong) in an Intercity advert made in 1996.
  • In one episode of Mr. Men and Little Miss, Miss Chatterbox asked him if he was related to Mr. Rush who was himself related to Mr. Fussy.


  • White Rabbit (Disney, both are too busy to talk to someone),
  • Sonic the Hedgehog (Sonic series, both are blue and busy),
  • Rabbit (Winnie the Pooh, both are busy),
  • Johnny Appleseed (Melody Time, both are busy),
  • Henry (Thomas the Tank Engine, both are busy)
  • Practical Pig (The Three Little Pigs, both are busy),
  • Winston (Oliver and Company, both are busy and wear blue)
  • Professor Membrane (Invader Zim, both are busy),
  • Brum (Namesake series, both are busy)
  • Gordon (Thomas the Tank Engine, both are blue and really busy)
  • Pauly Falzoni (Fat Pizza, both are busy with things)
  • Fix-it Felix Jr. (Wreck-it Ralph, both wear blue and are busy)
  • Harvey (Thomas and Friends, both are busy)
  • Soundwave (Transformers, both are blue and busy)
  • Buzz (Timbuctoo, both are busy)
  • Thomas (Thomas and Friends, both are blue and busy)
  • Puffa (TUGS, both are busy)
  • Benny the Cab (Who Framed Roger Rabbit, both are busy)
  • Responsible Rabbit (Sweet Pickles, both are always busy)

Title character other appearances

This is a list of other books that the title character has appeared in.

  • Mr. Grumble
  • Mr. Slow (mentioned)
  • Mr. Lazy (As a human) (he appears in this book before his own)
  • Little Miss Naughty (he was replaced by Mr. Jelly on TV)
  • Little Miss Wise
  • Little Miss Princess (mentioned, but not seen)
  • A Very Happy Day For Mr. Happy(TV)(cameo)
  • Mr. Small's Big Dream (TV)
  • Little Miss Wise's Crazy Day (TV)
  • Hello, Pizza Express (Mr. Busy)(TV)
  • Mr. Greedy Goes To a Dinner Party (TV)
  • Mr. Tickle saves the day (TV)(cameo)
  • Little Miss Star goes to Jolly Wood (cameo)


See also

External links

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Mr. Men Mr. Tickle · Mr. Greedy · Mr. Happy · Mr. Nosey · Mr. Sneeze · Mr. Bump · Mr. Snow · Mr. Messy · Mr. Topsy-Turvy · Mr. Silly · Mr. Uppity · Mr. Small · Mr. Daydream · Mr. Forgetful · Mr. Jelly · Mr. Noisy · Mr. Lazy · Mr. Funny · Mr. Mean · Mr. Chatterbox · Mr. Fussy · Mr. Bounce · Mr. Muddle · Mr. Dizzy · Mr. Impossible · Mr. Strong · Mr. Grumpy · Mr. Clumsy · Mr. Quiet · Mr. Rush · Mr. Tall · Mr. Worry · Mr. Nonsense · Mr. Wrong · Mr. Skinny · Mr. Mischief · Mr. Clever · Mr. Busy · Mr. Slow · Mr. Brave · Mr. Grumble · Mr. Perfect · Mr. Cheerful · Mr. Cool · Mr. Rude · Mr. Good · Mr. Nobody · Mr. Marvelous · Mr. Adventure
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