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Engines to the Rescue is a UK/AUS VHS/DVD featuring seven seventh season episodes and one sixth season episode. It was released under the title Machines Save the Day for Welsh audiences.

Description

2004 UK/AUS

Thomas and Friends are back with 8 exciting new episodes never seen before on video/DVD. Join Thomas, Gordon, Harold, Spencer, Skarloey, Peter Sam, Arthur, Percy and the Fat Controller for more rescue-packed adventures on the Island of Sodor. Included on this video/DVD are:

2007 UK

Join Thomas, Gordon, Harold, Spencer, Skarloey, Peter Sam, Arthur, Percy and the Fat Controller for more rescue-packed adventures on the Island of Sodor. Included on this DVD are:

Episodes

  1. Gordon and Spencer - The Duke and Duchess come to the island with their own private engine Spencer.
  2. Harold and the Flying Horse - All the engines are getting ready for the vicar's fete, but Harold the Helicopter is feeling left out as he is on rescue duty and can't help.
  3. The Grand Opening - A new scenic line is opening on the island and the Fat Controller has told Skarloey off for always being late.
  4. It's Only Snow - It's winter and Thomas has a big Yule tree as a special delivery for the village, but his snowplough breaks.
  5. The Refreshment Lady's Tea Shop - The refreshment lady want to open a new tea shop, but she can't decide where to have the shop.
  6. Trusty Rusty - Rusty discovers a bridge that needs to be mended and warns all the other engines, but Duncan doesn't want to listen.
  7. Salty's Stormy Tale - Salty is upset when Thomas and Percy makes fun of him, but when the lighthouse lamp goes out in a storm, Salty saves the day with an idea that fixes the lamp.
  8. Something Fishy* - Arthur wants to work on the new route to the fishing village, but is to shy to ask. Thomas is asked to go take the fish to the docks. He runs into some soggy trouble on the way but help is at hand.

* Followed by Rubbadubbers episode

Bonus Features

Trivia

  • The episode selection plays Emily's theme taken from The Refreshment Lady's Tea Shop and the beginning of The Grand Opening is played as well. The extras selection also plays Spencer's theme.
  • This is the only Thomas & Friends UK DVD to have an episode from another show, asides from most HIT Children's Favourites releases.
  • Something Fishy is the only episode to not have a question for the Know Your Engine Quiz Game.
  • This is the first DVD in Australia to feature episodes in widescreen.
  • When the DVD Menu starts in the UK DVD, it plays both the opening and ending theme while the Australian release plays the opening theme twice.
  • When the DVD is played on TV, the linings on the episode selections are red while when played on the computer the linings are yellow.

DVD Packs

UK

AUS