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This article is about the US/UK DVD release. You may be looking for the song or the German DVD.

It's Great to be an Engine is a UK/US VHS/DVD and a Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish and Arabic DVD featuring seven eighth season episodes and one song. It was also released under the title It's Great to be a Train for Danish, Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish Audiences. It was renamed It's Fantastic to be an Engine for the Finnish release, and It's Cool to be a Train for the Norwegian and Swedish releases. It was released under the title It's Great to be a Locomotive! for Romanian releases. It was released under the title Thomas and Friends - Volume 2 for Spanish audiences. It was released under the title Thomas' Best Contraption for Czech audiences.

Description

2004 UK:

Thomas & Friends are back with over 55 minutes of non-stop new stories and fun on the beautiful Island of Sodor. Brand new to video/DVD, It's Great to be an Engine includes 7 exciting stories plus interactive sections such as 'Dot To Dot', 'Henry Huffs Out Of The Station' and a new song to sing along to! Episodes on this video/DVD are:

2008 UK:

Thomas & Friends are back with over 55 minutes of non-stop stories and fun on the beautiful island of Sodor. 'It's Great To Be An Engine' includes 7 exciting stories plus interactive sections such as 'Dot To Dot', 'Henry Huffs Out Of The Station' and a song to sing along to! Episodes on this DVD are:

2004 US:

Magic carpets, rip-roaring races, snow, sleet, wind and trainloads of ice cream! Every season on the Island of Sodor brings new opportunities for adventure and discovery. And that means there is never a dull moment for Thomas and all the engines on Sir Topham Hatt's Railway. Will Emily get the timber to Farmer McColl in time to save the baby calves? Will Toby muster enough confidence to push Gordon up a hill? Maybe with a little encouragement from his friends. And will James learn that it's better to be useful than to be important? Watch and find out. Share in these timeless stories featuring seven of the island's classic characters, and you'll see why it's true that It's Great to be an Engine!

Danish/Finnish/Norwegian/Swedish

Thomas and his friends are back with new adventures from Sodor. Now we'll see when Gordon shall teach Percy, who usually shunts trucks, to pull coaches. But Gordon soon gets conceited about his own knowledge...


Episodes

UK/US/Rome

  1. Too Hot for Thomas
  2. Emily's Adventure *
  3. You Can Do it, Toby!
  4. Gordon Takes Charge **
  5. Edward the Great
  6. James Goes Too Far *
  7. Percy and the Magic Carpet

(*Followed by a Learning Segment)

(**Followed by a song)

Denmark

  1. A Warm Day
  2. Emily's Adventure
  3. You Can Do it, Toby!
  4. Gordon Takes Charge
  5. Edward the Great
  6. James Does an Important Job
  7. Percy and the Magic Carpet

Finland

  1. Thomas, A Hot Summer's Day
  2. Emily's Adventure
  3. You'll Be Great, Toby
  4. Gordon Teaches
  5. Edward Much
  6. James Goes Too Far
  7. Percy and the Magic Carpet

Norway

  1. Too Hot for Thomas
  2. Emily's Adventure
  3. You Can Do it, Toby
  4. Gordon Shows Off
  5. Edward the Great
  6. James Goes Too Far
  7. Percy and the Magic Carpet

Sweden

  1. Emily's Adventure
  2. Edward the Great
  3. James Goes Too Far
  4. You Can Do It Toby!
  5. Percy and the Magic Carpet
  6. Gordon Gives Lessons
  7. Thomas in Hot Air

Spain

  1. Emily's Adventure
  2. Thomas Saves the Day
  3. Edward the Great
  4. Percy and the Magic Carpet
  5. Don't Tell Thomas
  6. Gordon the Teacher
  7. Too Hot for Thomas

Czech

  1. Too Hot for Thomas
  2. Gordon Takes Charge
  3. James Goes Too Far
  4. You Can Do it, Toby!
  5. Edward the Great
  6. Percy and the Magic Carpet

Song

Learning Segments

  1. Dot to Dot - Edward
  2. Henry Huffs out of the Station

Bonus Features

UK

US

  • Read to Race
  • If Your Were An Engine...
  • Cargo Challenge
  • Character Gallery
  • Read Along 'The Special Delivery'
  • Sneak Peaks
  • Web Fun

Trivia

  • A photoshopped image from Toby's Windmill is on the 2008 rear sleeve of the UK DVD, with Toby's face changed from Sad to Happy.
  • This was the first UK Thomas VHS released in widescreen.
  • This is one of the few new series releases that doesn't have the Engine Rollcall in it.
  • On the Norwegian DVD, Gordon Takes Charge is renamed "Gordon Shows Off" and You Can Do it, Toby! doesn't have the exclamation mark.

Goofs

  • In the DVD menu, Annie and Clarabel's names are missing and Thomas is behind the fence at the platform when it should be behind him.
  • In one of the intermissions, Edward has Thomas' whistle sound.
  • The US trailers has a closeup of Gordon's whistle with the sound of Thomas'.
  • Michael Angelis is credited in the opening of the Norwegian DVD.

DVD Packs

UK

US

Arabic

Gallery

Trailer

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It's Great To Be An Engine - VHS And DVD Trailer

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