Floating Kart
Series 7, Episode 17
Air Date December 3, 2008 (UK)
March 3, 2015 (US)
Previous Dinosaur Hunt
Next A Sticky Situation

Floating Kart is the seventeenth episode of the seventh season. It was written by Andrew Brenner.


Norman makes a go-kart with items he collects around the town, some of which he borrows without asking permission, causing problems for others. On its first ride, he realizes he forgot to put brakes on his go-kart and goes off the harbour wall right into the sea! back at the station he gets an angry reprimand from Sam, telling him that saying sorry isn't getting him out of the situation this time and forces him to help Mike fix his van and do numerous jobs for other people too. Maybe that will teach Norman not to take things without asking in future!



  • Some bits of this episode are referenced in the 8th season episode Norman's Halloween Heist.
  • Moral: Don't take things that don't belong to you/ask permission first
  • This is one of the 4 episodes to have different titles in the U.K. and the U.S.
  • The U.S. title is "Floating Cart".


  • Sam never mentioned the fire station dummy going missing.
  • How did Fireman Sam know about the car accident at the Flood's house?

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