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- “Okay, Charlie, I have a joke for you! How do you know when an engine is eating?"
"Errr, I don't know, Eddie. Tell me!"
"You hear it 'choo-ing'!"
"That's a good one, Eddie! You really are the most fun of all!”
- ―Edward telling Charlie a joke
Charlie and Eddie is the fourth episode of the fourteenth season.
Edward is given the job of taking the Fat Controller's car to the mechanic. Charlie arrives and tells Edward a joke. Edward does not laugh and Charlie remarks that Edward is too old to be a fun engine. Edward takes offense at this and is determined to prove Charlie wrong. Instead of going directly to Maron, Charlie and Edward take the Fenland Track because it is bumpy and fun.
When they finally arrive at Maron, Thomas tells Edward that the mechanic has just left on Bertie. Edward sees another opportunity to show Charlie how fun he can be and suggests that they chase after Bertie. Charlie thinks this is great fun, but Bertie soon outruns them. A worried Edward decides that it is best to contact the signalman to get a message to the mechanic, but Charlie tells him that it would not be fun. Edward then suggests taking the car to the Steamworks. Charlie likes this idea and they soon arrive at the Steamworks. Victor is away collecting parts, but Kevin tells Edward that they cannot mend cars at the Steamworks. Edward does not have any other option and insists that Kevin mend the car.
Edward and Charlie go back to the Steamworks later that day, but Kevin has not been able to fix the car. He has, however, placed a "funny funnel" on the car's roof. The Fat Controller arrives and is not pleased with what he sees: his car is still broken and he needs it for an important journey that evening. Edward has an idea, he suggests that Sir Topham and Lady Hatt could ride with him that evening and his car could be mended the following day.
The next day, Edward goes back to the Steamworks and collects the Fat Controller's mended car. In the end, Charlie agrees with his friend Edward that being really useful is fun too.
- Sir Topham Hatt
- Bertie (does not speak)
- Lady Hatt (does not speak)
- Henry (cameo)
- Gordon (cameo)
- James (cameo)
- Percy (cameo)
- Mavis (cameo)
- The Teacher (cameo)
- Victor (mentioned)
- Ben Small as Thomas
- Keith Wickham as Edward and the Fat Controller
- Matt Wilkinson as Charlie and Kevin
- Martin Sherman as Thomas
- William Hope as Edward
- Glenn Wrage as Charlie
- Kerry Shale as Kevin and Sir Topham Hatt
- Going by production order, this is the fifth episode of the fourteenth season.
- Stock footage from Percy's Parcel, The Early Bird and Misty Island Rescue is used.
- This is the second time Edward is referred to as "Eddie". The first time was Steady Eddie.
- Kevin mistakenly calls Edward "boss". This still stems from when Thomas took over as manager of the Steamworks in Steamy Sodor.
- A shortened version of the episode was uploaded to the shows' official page on the PBS Kids website. Mark Moraghan also re-narrated the episode.
- This episode marks Charlie's only appearance in the fourteenth season.
- When Charlie puffs into the Steamworks for the last time, neither his wheels nor his siderods move.
- When Edward is racing against Charlie, his red paintwork is gone, along with the number two on his tender.
- In several shots, Edward's bogie wheels are not turning.
- The first Nick Jr. airings had the first few minutes of the episode drowned out by Thomas, You're the Leader. The error was later corrected in 2012.
In Other Languages
|Czech||Charlie a Eddie|
|Danish||Charlie og Edward|
|Finnish||Kaarlo ja Eetu|
|French||Charlie et Eddie|
|German||Charlie und Edward|
|Greek||Ο Tσάπλι και Ο Έντι|
|Hungarian||Charlie és Eddie|
|Indonesian||Charlie dan Eddie|
|Italian||Charlie e Eddie|
|Norwegian||Charlie og Eddie|
|Polish||Karol i Edek|
|Romanian||Charlie și Eddie|
|Slovenian||Čarli in Edi|
|Spanish||Charlie y Eddie|
|Swedish||Charlie och Eddie|
|Welsh||Charli ac Edi|
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