Thomas the Tank Engine Wikia

Best Friends

6,030pages on
this wiki
This article is about the episode. You may be looking for the annual story or the DVD.
"Look at me, Thomas! I'm as shiny as a trumpet!"
— Percy
Best Friends

Steve Asquith


Simon Spencer


Anna Starkey


Michael Angelis
Michael Brandon
Pierce Brosnan
(original cut)

Air date

September 26th,
2008 (UK)
October 25th,
2008 (US)
November 25th,
2008 (AUS)

Previous episode

Push Me, Pull You

Next episode

Creaky Cranky

Best Friends is the twentieth episode of the twelfth season.


Neville informs Thomas and Percy that the brass band is coming for a special concert. Thomas suggests that if Percy wants to collect the band, he should go to the washdown. But while Percy is away, the Fat Controller arrives and asks Thomas to take the band. Thomas feels bad and tries to avoid Percy, but when he has to collect the band from Brendam, he is found by Percy. Thomas feels guilty and asks the Fat Controller to let Percy collect the band afterwards, and leaves to tell Percy of his plan. Percy and Thomas make up and agree to never keep secrets from each other again.





  • In the US narration, after Sir Topham Hatt tells Thomas his job, he says "thank you", but he mumbles.
  • A brakevan should have been added to Percy's train.
  • When Percy arrives at the docks, only Thomas' face is in CGI. Thomas' CGI face is not in the right position in that scene.

In Other Languages

Language Name Meaning
German Beste Freunde Best Friends
Japanese ベストフレンド Best Friend
Italian Il migliore amico The Best Friend



Around Wikia's network

Random Wiki