The reason Cranky is so grumpy is because he is kept working day and night without rest. Cranky loves teasing the engines and has an intense dislike for Salty's stories. He rarely pays attention to tact due to his perpetual bad temper.
Cranky is a Luffing Jib tower crane.
Cranky is painted olive with black and brown pulleys amongst his mechanism and two work plates on each side that read "CRANKY".
- Season 11: Fergus' Day Off
- Season 12: The Mavis Matrix (not seen) and The Mystery Train
- Season 13: It's Good To Be Belle, Rust or Bust (cameo) and How Gator Stole Christmas
- Season 14: Henry Gets Stumped (cameo), Hiro and the Heat Wave
- Season 15: Harvey's Happy Accident, Nightmare on Sodor (fantasy; does not speak)
- Season 16: Bulstrode Barges In, Marion Had a Little Lamb
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