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"Mailtime" (also known as Mail Song) is a song featured in nearly every episode of Blue's Clues with the exception of Blue's Big Musical, Blue Takes You to School, The Legend of the Blue Puppy, Skidoo Adventure, and The Fairy Tale Ball. It is sung at the beginning of every Mailtime Segment.

Characters Singing

Chorus Lyrics

US Lyrics

Chorus Singer 1: Mailtime...
Chorus Singer 2: mailtime...
Chorus Singer 3: mailtime...
Chorus Singer 4: mailtime...
Chorus in Harmony: MAIL TIME!

UK Lyrics

Child 1: Postime...
Child 2: postime...
Child 3: postime...
Children in Harmony: POST TIME!

Portuguese (Portugal) Lyrics

Chorus Singer 1: Chegou... (Arrived...)
Chorus Singer 2: Chegou... (arrived...)
Chorus Singer 3: Chegou... (arrived...)
Chorus Singer 4: Chegou... (arrived...)
Chorus: CORREIO! (MAIL!)

Magenta's Messages

Vocoded Chorus Singer 1: E-mail...
Vocoded Chorus Singer 2: e-mail...
Vocoded Chorus Singer 3: e-mail...
Vocoded Chorus Singer 4: e-mail.
Vocoded Chorus in Harmony: E-MAIL!

Usual Lyrics

US Lyrics

Steve/Joe/Josh: Here's the mail, it never fails
It makes me want to wag my tail
When it comes I wanna wail, MAIL!

UK Lyrics ("Posttime")

Kevin: Postman's here, the postman's here,
Letters come from far and near,
All year round they make me want to CHEER!

Portuguese (Portugal) Lyrics

Duarte: Chegou o Correio, (The mail arrived,)
Que bom que é quando chegou o correio, (How good it is when the mail arrives)
Chegou o Correio, QUE BOM! (The mail arrived, HOW NICE!)

Korea (Korean) Lyrics (Unfinished)

HyunShup: 친구들 편지가 오면 은, (When my friend's letters come)
떨리는 소리를 질러요 어 됐지요! (I shout a trembling sound!)

"Mailbox's Birthday"

Here's the mail. It never fails.
It makes me wanna wag my tail.
When it comes, I wanna wail...
All: Happy Birthday, Mail!

"Steve Gets the Sniffles"

Here's the mail. It never fails.
It makes me want to wag my tail.
When it comes I wanna wail,
(Steve starts to sneeze again, but stops and puts his tissue up his nose)
(Calm voice) Mail.

"Blue's ABCs"

Steve: Here's the...
Viewers: Mail.
Steve: It never...
Viewers: Fails.
Steve: It makes me want to wag my...
Viewers: Tail.
Steve: When it comes, I wanna...
Viewers: Wail.
Viewers and Blue: MAIL!

"Blue's Birthday" (Pin the Flag on Mailbox) [Note: the tune is similar as that in Mailbox's Birthday]

Mailbox: Pin the flag on Mailbox,
Pin the flag on Mailbox...
All: GO!

"What Does Blue Want to Do on a Rainy Day?"

Mailbox: I'm the mail.
Steve: You never fail.
Mailbox: I make you wanna...
Steve: Wag my tail.
Both: When it comes we wanna wail, MAIL!

"What Does Blue Want to Do on a Rainy Day?" (UK Version)

Postbox: I'll bring the post.
Kevin: From far and near.
Postbox: Letter's there.
Kevin: Letter's here.
Both: All year round they make us want to cheer!

"Animal Behavior!"

Steve: Bok Bok Bok, Bok Bok Bok Bok
Bok Bok Bok Bok Bok Bok Bok Bok
Bok Bok Bok Bok Bok Bok Bok, B'COK!

"Blue's Big Pajama Party"

Chorus (sleepy voice): Mailtime, mailtime, mailtime, mailtime, mailtime.
Steve (sleepy voice): Here's the mail, it never fails
Makes me wanna wag my tail
(louder) When it comes I wanna wail...
(quieter) Mail.

"Superfriends"

Here's the mail. It never fails.
It makes me want to wag my tail.
When it comes I wanna wail,
(trumpet sound)
(superhero voice): The mail's here!

"Puppets"

Steve: Here's the mail. It never fails.
It makes me want to wag my tail.
When it comes, I wanna wail,
Sock Puppet: MAIL! Always wanted to do that.

"Puppets" (UK Version)

Kevin: Post is here, the post is here,
Letters come from far and near,
All year round they make me wanna...
Sock Puppet: Cheer! Always wanted to do that.

"100th Episode Celebration"

Steve: Here's the mail, it never fails.
Joe: It makes me wanna wag my tail.
Steve: When it comes I wanna wail...
Joe: MAIL!

(Note: Steve has the Signs version, and Joe has the Patience version)

"Meet Polka Dots!"

Joe: Quack quack quack, quack quack quack quack.
Quack quack quack quack quack quack quack quack.
Quack quack quack quack quack quack quack...
QUACK!

"Magenta's Messages"

Joe: Here's e-mail. It never fails
It makes me want to wag my tail.
When it comes, I wanna wail,
E-MAIL!

"Animals in Our House?"

Here's the mail, it never fails.
(the lion roars)
It makes me wanna wag my tail.
(the monkey chatters)
When it comes, I wanna wail...
(the elephant trumpets)
MAIL!

"Playdates"

Mailbox: Here's the mail, it never fails
It makes me want to wag my tail
When it comes I wanna wail, MAIL!

"Joe's Clues"

Blue: Bow bow bow, bow bow bow bow.
Bow bow bow bow bow bow bow bow.
Bow bow bow bow bow bow bow...
BOW!

"Soccer Practice"

Here's the mail. It never fails.
It makes me want to wag my tail,
When it comes, I wanna wail,
Goal! I mean um... um...
Mail!

"Getting Healthy with Blue"

Josh: (sick voice) Here's the mail. It never fails.

It makes me want to wag my tail.
When it comes I want to wail, "A-choo! MAIL!"

"Blue's Night Before Christmas"

When I hear a mailbox sing,
A song that can mean just one thing
My tail is wagging full of cheer
It's Christmas and the MAIL IS HERE!


"The Ghost of the Living Room"

Josh: Here's the mail. It never fails.

It makes me want to wag my tail.
When it comes I want to wail, (Howls)

Trivia

  • The beginning chorus was not included in some episodes, such as "Playdates".
  • Steve's vocal range in this song is from B♭3 to A4.
    • Joe's spans from B♭3 to G4. Josh's vocal range does this too.
    • Duarte's vocals span from B♭2 to G3.
  • In "Magenta Comes Over", the beginning chorus was heard again when Mailbox returned (interrupting the chorus) to deliver a package to Steve, which had the 3rd clue (a camera).
  • In "Blue's Birthday", Steve blew his party horn at the end of the song when Mailbox came in.
  • In "Animal Behavior!", Steve clucks the Mailtime song like a chicken.
  • In 'Meet Polka Dots!", Joe quacks the Mailtime song like a duck.
  • In "Animals in Our House?", various animal sounds are heard before and after each verse:
    • Before the song: kookaburra laughter
    • "Here's the mail. It never fails.": lion roar
    • "It makes me want to wag my tail.": monkey chatter
    • "When it comes I wanna wail,": elephant trumpet
    • "Mail!": various bird calls including the kookaburra again
  • In some cases, there is a delay between the song and Mailbox's arrival.
    • In "Blue's Surprise at Two O'Clock!", Steve had to wait a second, then a minute, before Mailbox came in.
    • In "Blue's New Place", Mailbox was busy listening to music (specifically "Pin the Flag on Mailbox") and dancing near the tree outside that he forgot to deliver the mail. Steve and the viewers called to him to remind him.
    • In "The Baby's Here!", the phone (from Mr. Salt and Mrs. Pepper) rang before Steve sang "Mail!" at the end. Mailbox had to remind Steve to sing "Mail!" after the call.
    • In "Morning Music", Mailbox was asleep, so Joe woke him up the same way Steve got Mailbox to deliver the mail in "Blue's Surprise at Two O'Clock!".
  • In What Was Blue's Dream About?, Blue howls the last "Mail" in a really high note which Steve's voice can faintly be heard.
  • In 100th Episode Celebration, Steve and Joe sing the Mailtime song from Signs and Patience, in both episodes, Blue's modern singing was used, but in this episode, Blue's high singing sound effect was used.
  • Mailtime usually happens after discussing the 2nd clue, and sometimes before the 2nd clue is found.
  • In Weight and Balance, Occupations, Blue's Play, Shape Searchers, and Animals in Our House?, Blue's barking is muted out.
  • In Steve Gets the Sniffles, Steve doesn't yell out the word "mail", he almost did but he was almost going to sneeze again so he just says it calmly.
  • The five episodes without Mailtime: Blue's Big Musical, Blue Takes You to School, The Legend of the Blue Puppy, Skidoo Adventure, and The Fairy Tale Ball.
    • The latter three episodes had Mailbox absent.
  • In Blue's Show and Tell Surprise, the song was done at Blue's School instead of the living room.
  • This song is in the key of G major.
  • The Portuguese version is often known as "Shigo Correio Geemo!!!!" It's a common misconception.
  • The UK version is known as "Posttime".
  • In Blue's Night Before Christmas, the lyrics had been changed to make it a christmas theme.
  • In Mailbox's Birthday and Blue's Birthday, an instrumental party-themed version was used.
  • In What Does Blue Want to Do with Her Picture? and Periwinkle Misses His Friend, the tune was used during the credits.
  • Peter Griffin sang this song in an episode of Family Guy called "Meg Goes to College"
  • This is the only song to be used throughout the ENTIRE series, from the Pilot episode Blue Prints to the reboot.
  • In The Ghost of the Living Room, Josh howls like a wolf at the end of the "Mailtime" song instead of shouting "Mail!".

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