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Buzzy Bees is the nineteenth episode of the thirteenth season.
One morning, Thomas arrives at Brendam Docks. He is to take bee hives to Farmer Trotter and Hiro is to deliver flowers to Farmer McColl. Hiro is very stern and tells Thomas to take the bees through the woods. But Thomas thinks that the woods are very boring and takes the route along a large meadow instead. The bees escape however and will not come back to the hives, as they are too busy with the flowers in the meadow. Thomas decides to borrow Hiro's flower truck that Hiro had left at Farmer McColl's to lure the bees back. However, the bees start to swarm around Thomas, much to his dismay. Hiro meets Thomas at a junction and tells Thomas that his truck of flowers had gone missing. Thomas tells Hiro the whole story and vows to put the trouble right. Thomas collects the hive truck and couples it up to the flower truck. Then he takes the loads and the bees, who are still buzzing around him, through the cold and dark forest. The bees return to their hives, as a result of this and Thomas delivers them to Farmer Trotter. He then returns the flowers to Farmer McColl, apologises to Hiro and promises to take his advice from now on.
- Farmer Trotter
- Gordon (cameo)
- James (cameo)
- Percy (cameo)
- Emily (cameo)
- Cranky (cameo)
- Sir Topham Hatt (mentioned)
- Farmer McColl (mentioned)
- McColl Farm
- Brendam Docks
- Sodor Shipping Company
- Whistling Woods
- Whistling Woods Junction
- Farmer Trotter's Pig Farm
- The Coal Hopper
- This episode was shown in select US theatres in January 2010.
- This episode is frequently bundled with digital downloads or Netflix versions of various Thomas DVDs.
- Thomas' problem is similar to James' from the third season episode, Buzz, Buzz.
- In the first shot of the harbour, Hiro's tender is not rendered properly, as it is transparent.
- Wooden Railway - Thomas and the Buzzy Bees 2-pack
- Take-n-Play - Thomas and the Bees
- Books - Buzzy Bees
- Magazine Stories - Buzzy Bees
In Other Languages
|Norwegian||Travle som bier||Busy as Bees|
|Welsh||Gwenyn Prysur||Busy Bees|
|Spanish||Abejas Zumbadoras||Bees Buzzing|
|Greek||Εργατικές μέλισσες||Hardworking Bees|
|Italian||Api Ronzanti||Buzzing Bees|
|Russian||Озорные пчёлки||Naughty Bee|
|Hungarian||A zümmögő méhek||The Buzzing Bees|
|Korean||벌들의 기차여행||The Train Journey of Bees|
|Indonesian||Lebah yang Sibuk||Busy Bee|
|Romanian||Albinele Bâzâitoare||Bees Buzzing|
|Portuguese||Abespinhas Atarefadas||Busy Beehives|
|Serbian||Zaposlene pčele||Employees Bees|
|Czech||Pilná včelka||Hardworking Bee|
|German||Emsige Bienen||Industrious Bees|
|Slovak||Pilná včielka||Diligent Bee|
|Catalan||Abelles fins a les celles||Bees to the Eyebrows|
|Danish||Et slidsomt bijob||A Laborious Secondary Job|
|Swedish||Flitiga bin||Diligent Bees|
Home Media Releases
- Animals Aboard!
- Thomas and the Runaway Kite
- A Very Thomas Christmas (digital download only)
- Up, Up and Away! (DVD) (digital download only)
- Curious Cargo (digital download only)
- Rescue On the Rails (digital download only)
- Merry Christmas, Thomas! (digital download only)
- Thomas in Charge! (Netflix only)
- Sticky Situations (digital download only)
- The Birthday Express (Netflix only)
- Thomas and the Runaway Kite