Have you seen the Handy Manny Cartoon series? Did you know the names of the tools who are Manny’s friends? If you do, they are amazing as this is the first time on television which the tools being used in constructions and fixing have the ability to talk. Together with Handy Manny, they create a fantastic team and friendship. They help one another and they also help other people in their town which is really good for the children. The children will be able to learn different lessons in enjoyable ways. They will also learn on how to solve problems as they can see Manny and the tools use their initiative to find for solutions.
Handy Manny series started in 2006. This is new compared to other famous cartoon character like Mickey and Minnie mouse. However, this series has become a hit to children. Perhaps this is because Handy Manny portrays an easy going, calm, friendly, and helpful character. But he needs his tools in dealing with problems. They also solve problems that deal with moral lessons and surviving life's challenges.
Let's get to know the tools.
1. Pat is the hammer. He is slow in grasping jokes and other topics that they usually talk about. But he sees to it that he finishes his job properly on time.
2. Dusty is the saw. She is kind, caring, and affectionate to everybody.
3. Felipe is the Philip screwdriver. He feels insecure whenever there is a task which he is not needed since he is a specialized tool. He usually competes with turner.
4. Turner is the slotted screwdriver. He has a strong personality. Sometimes he has bad-temper when the task needs Felipe or the Philip screwdriver and not him.
5. Squeeze is the pliers. She is very jolly and positive in approaching life.
6. Stretch is the tape measure. She is a bit childish and she wants everything to be perfect. She usually tries to weigh things. This means she thinks of the outcomes before making a decision.
7. Rusty is the wrench. He always wants to follow rules. He is a good supporter.
8. Flicker is the flashlight who uses his ability to light things up.
Other characters are:
- Kelly- She runs and manages a hardware store. When Manny and the tools encounter problems, they run to Kelly. She is very smart and is willing to help.
- Mr. Lopart- is a nice guy who runs a store next to Manny's shop. He doesn't want to accept help from others because he thinks he can solve it alone. However, he is always getting in to trouble which needs him to call Manny and the tools for help.