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Happy Ever After is the nineteenth episode of the fifth season.
One day, Percy is taking some cars to Brendam Docks when Terence, working in a field next to the line tells him "it's a nice day for it". Percy is confused as to what "it" is, to which Terence reminds him Mrs. Kyndley's daughter is getting married today which he remembers and continues on his way. Further up the line, Mrs. Kyndley waves him down: when Percy's driver asks her what's wrong, Mrs. Kyndley has forgotten the good luck package for her. Percy, confused, asks what it is: Mrs. Kyndley says it contains "something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue". She then asks if they can help, his driver states they'll see what they can do.
At Wellsworth, Percy stops to take on water and asks Edward about the good luck package and how to find it. He says they may be closer than he thinks and leaves to pick up the guests for the wedding.
Arriving at the docks, Percy looks around and finds a new set of buffers on a flatbed, saying it fits as "something new". His driver speaks with the Foreman, who lets them use it as well as borrow the flatbed, satisfying the criteria in "something new" and "something borrowed" for the package. Percy takes them and his cars to Tidmouth Hault, where while shunting his train into a siding, he finds Old Slow Coach, who he and Thomas saved from being scrapped, and uses her for the "something old" object. Now only needing "something blue", Percy questions where he can find it and finally meets a ribbon-adorned Thomas as the "something blue" in the Fishing Village, where the wedding will take place. With the package complete, Percy's driver reveals to Percy that Mrs. Kyndley has chosen him to be her special guest, much to his delight.
At the church, the bride and groom leave the church for the reception just as the engines arrive. The Fat Controller announces the Good Luck Package, all found by Percy and his crew. The delighted bride thanks the engines and gives Percy a kiss, much to Thomas' mirth as Percy blushes. Later that night, Percy declares he loves weddings while Thomas cheekily asks if the green engine enjoyed his kiss: Percy, embarrassed, pretends he's asleep.
- Old Slow Coach
- Sir Topham Hatt
- Mrs. Kyndley
- Mrs. Kyndley's Daughter
- James (cameo)
- Annie and Clarabel (cameo)
- Bridget Hatt (cameo)
- Farmer Finney (cameo)
- The Refreshment Lady (cameo)
- The Storyteller (cameo)
- Bulstrode (faceless; cameo)
- Tidmouth Hault
- Tidmouth Hault Sheds
- The Fishing Village
- The Sodor Inn
- Mrs. Kyndley's Cottage
- Brendam Docks
- The Church
- Norramby Church Station
- Bulstrode makes a cameo, however, his face and eye mechanism have been removed.
- Mrs. Kyndley has a different appearance than the one in Thomas' Christmas Party.
- This episode marks last of a several things:
- Terence's last speaking role to date.
- Old Slow Coach's last appearance to date.
- In a deleted scene, Percy is missing at the wedding.
- A reference to Thomas, Percy and Old Slowcoach is made in this episode.
- Annie and Clarabel are seen in their new coats of paint, which they do not receive until the next episode.
- Thomas, Old Slow Coach, and the new buffers all have a horseshoe on them, but the truck does not.
- When Thomas and Percy are at the wedding in some side shots, a gap can be seen between Thomas' eyes and his face mask.
- Percy's lamp disappears when he is at the docks.
- In the scene of Mrs. Kyndley waving the flag, she is wearing a yellow shirt and a green skirt. In the closeup shot of her, she is wearing a brown coat.
- When Percy puffs through Tidmouth Hault, his driver is not wearing his cap. Also, the back of his head and his body are missing.
In Other Languages
|Spanish||Por Siempre Felices||Happy Forever|
|Brazilian Portuguese||Sorte Viver Para Sempre||Live Luck Forever|
|French||Pour Toujours / Chance Pour Toujours (Québec)||Forever After / Luck Forever (Canada)|
|Norwegian||Lykkelig til Evig tid||Happy Ever After|
|Japanese||めでたし めでたし||Happy Ever After|
|Swedish||Slutet Gott, Allting Gott||Well That Ends Well|
|Welsh||Y Briodas||The Wedding|
|Polish||Żyli Długo i Szczęśliwie||They Lived Happily Ever After|
|Hungarian||A Szerencsecsomag||The Good Luck Package|
|Italian||E Vissero Felici e Contenti||They Lived Happily Ever After|
|Catalan||Sempre que una Acaba||A Forever Ending|
|Chinese||从此幸福快乐||Happily Ever After|
|Korean||행운의 선물||Luck Gifts|
|Danish||Det er så Yndigt||It Is So Lovely|
|Slovenian||Vso Srečo Ženin in Nevesta||Good Luck to the Bride and Groom|
|Russian||И жили они долго и счастливо||And They Lived Happily Ever After|
|Romanian||Fericiţi pe Vecie||Happy Forever|
|Slovak||Niekedy Šťastný||Ever Happy|
|Dutch||Een Voor Altijd Eindigend||A Forever Ending|
|German||Das Viel-Glück-Paket||The Good-Luck Package|
Home Media Releases
- New Thomas the Tank Engine 2 Vol.5
- The Complete Works of Thomas the Tank Engine 2 Vol.1
- I Love Thomas DVD Collection
- Fuss Today!