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The learning segments were small educational videos which usually appeared between episodes on New Series DVDs and in television airings. Some of the segments are animated while the rest are live-action. The early animated segments were animated by Gizmo Animation Limited.

Season 8

  • Which Whistle Suits Thomas - Thomas has a broken whistle and chooses the right whistle that suits him. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Sounds, The Unexpected and Being Careful)
  • Sounds - What Sounds can you hear from Knapford Station, Harold and Thomas? (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Sounds)
  • Dot to Dot - Gordon (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Differences, Directons and Right Tracks)
  • Steamies and Diesels Sounds - The differences between steam engine and diesel sounds. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Differences, All Aboard with the Steam Team DVD; UK/AUS, Steamies vs. Diesels and Other Thomas Adventures; US)
  • Guess the Engine - Thomas, Henry and Toby are the engines that are being drawn. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Differences and New Friends, All Aboard with the Steam Team DVD; UK/AUS)
  • Guess the Engine - Percy (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Personality and The Unexpected)
  • Being Blue - Thomas travels along the rails finding what things are green, red and blue. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Personality, Peep! Peep! Hurray! Three Cheers for Thomas DVD; UK/AUS, Thomas' Sodor Celebration!; US)
  • Guess the Engine - James (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Listening, Experience and Good Turns, Tales from the Tracks DVD; UK, Track Stars DVD; US)
  • How Does Emily Get To the Station - Thomas tells Emily how to get to Cronk and she must remember each detail. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Listening)
  • Percy Pulls Out of the Station - Percy is pulling four trucks that go to a destination. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Listening and Pulling and Pushing, Peep! Peep! Hurray! Three Cheers for Thomas DVD; UK/AUS, Thomas' Sodor Celebration!; US)
  • Toby is Surprised to see... - Toby notices some surprising things as he chuffs along. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Surprises)
  • Surprise Destination - Thomas, Percy and Emily follow a maze of twisty tracks to find their surprise destinations. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Surprises and Mistakes, All Aboard with the Steam Team; UK)
  • Thomas is Huffing Out of the Station - Thomas is pulling four trucks that go to a destination. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Responsibility)
  • Thomas and the Mast - Thomas has to choose the right bridge to go under which can allow the boat's mast to go through. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Responsibility)
  • Delivering the Flour - Emily, Percy and Thomas take turns to deliver the flour. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Responsibility)
  • Thomas and Percy Play Hide and Seek - Thomas and Percy are playing hide and seek and Thomas needs to find Percy. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Determination)
  • Truck Trouble - Thomas and Percy try to think of a way to haul trucks. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Determination, Track Stars DVD; US, Tales from the Tracks DVD; UK)
  • Which Way Should Thomas and Emily Go? - Thomas and Emily need to get past each other. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Sharing and Being Careful, Tales from the Tracks DVD; UK, Track Stars DVD; US,)
  • Sharing - Edward helps Thomas, Henry helps Edward and the engines share their trucks. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Sharing)
  • Sharing Trucks - Thomas and Percy find a way to share their trucks with each other. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Sharing and Team Work)
  • Dot to Dot - Emily (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Patience, Team Work and Courage)
  • The Children Wait For Gordon - The children are at Maron Station to wait for Gordon to take them to school; other blue engines come past the station. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Patience)
  • Dot to Dot - Edward (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Difficulties, Believing and Presents and Prizes, It's Great to Be an Engine DVD; US and UK)
  • What Thomas Needs to do in the Winter - Thomas can be useful by doing what he does in the snow. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Difficulties and Thomas' Winter Tales)
  • Helping One Another - Harvey helps Annie and Clarabel, Edward helps Gordon and the engines and Bertie help out James. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Difficulties, Tales from the Tracks DVD; UK, Track Stars DVD; US)
  • Guess the Engine - Emily (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Confidence and Sight and Sound and Courage, Steamies vs. Diesels and Other Thomas Adventures DVD; US, All Aboard with the Steam Team DVD; UK/AUS)
  • What Makes Percy Feel Better? - Percy needs three things to make him better so he can take the children to the seaside. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Confidence)
  • Henry Huffs Out of the Station - Henry is pulling four trucks that go to a destination. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Helping and Being on Time; It's Great to Be an Engine DVD; US/UK)
  • Getting There - Thomas, Toby and James find which loads they will take. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Helping and Courage, Steamies vs. Diesels and Other Thomas Adventures; US)
  • Edward Helps Emily up Gordon's Hill - Emily needs help getting up Gordon's Hill with heavy coal trucks and Edward comes to help push her up. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Helping)
  • Painting James - Painting a picture of James (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Weather and Fun and Games)
  • How Does Thomas Get to the Timber Yards? - Toby tells Thomas how to get to the Timber Yards and he must remember each detail. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Weather)

Calling All Engines!

  • Diesel Engines and Steam Engines are Different - Differences between Steamies' and Diesels.
  • Banana Tricks - Thomas tries to choose which truck he should give to Diesel to trick him.
  • Which Engine for Which Job? - Thomas, Edward, Henry and Harvey are deciding which job they should do.
  • Which Way Should Thomas Go? - Thomas chooses the route to get his load to the Suspension Bridge.
  • Thomas Looks for Mavis - Thomas searches all over the island to look for Mavis.
  • Which Diesel Engine with Which Steam Engine? - Mavis helps Percy, 'Arry and Bert help Gordon and Daisy helps Toby.

Season 9

  • Who's Under The Coal Dust? - James (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Color and Believing)
  • Same Colour - The Steam Team find which of their paintwork colour matches with another. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Color)
  • Thomas and the Shapes Bridge - Thomas chooses which shape fits into which part on a bridge. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Caring, Milkshake Muddle DVD; US, On Track for Adventure DVD; UK)
  • Who can get to the Washdown? - Percy, Diesel and James all went to the wash down, but Emily is blocking their way. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Respect and Pushing and Pulling and Kindness, Come Ride the Rails DVD; US, Together on the Tracks DVD; UK/AUS)
  • Emily Respects - Emily learns to respect Gordon, Toby and Salty. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Respect, Come Ride the Rails DVD; US, Together on the Tracks DVD; UK)
  • Which Load for what Occasion? - Thomas has three loads to take to three parties. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Celebrations)
  • Guess the Engine - Gordon (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Celebration, Pushing and Pulling and Mistakes)
  • Which Toys to Take to the Children? - Thomas has to deliver three different toys to three groups of children. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Achievement)
  • Which Route Should Thomas Take? - Thomas needs to choose two routes to deliver eggs, chickens and a sail boat. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Achievement)
  • Changing Sounds - Thomas finds out the sounds that he makes differences. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Change)
  • What's New at the Station? - Spot the difference between the two pictures. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Change)
  • Getting to Bluff's Cove - The suspension bridge is closed, so Thomas needs to find a different way to get to Bluff's Cove. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Change)
  • Percy in the Dark - Percy tries to work out what is in the dark that he is in front of. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Night and Day)
  • Getting up Gordon's Hill - The engines need help going up Gordon's Hill.
  • Seeing in the Dark - Thomas needs to use the right item so he can go out at night.
  • What does Toby see? - Toby is puffing along his branch line and spots shadows of places and friends. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Believing and Adventures, Little Engines, Big Days Out DVD; UK/AUS, Tales from the Tracks DVD; US)
  • What Goes Here? - What objects would you come across at a special event. (Little Engines, Big Days Out DVD; UK/AUS, Tales from the Tracks DVD; US)
  • Which Load to Which Station - Thomas puts the right trucks to the right station for the children.
  • The Right Track - Thomas chooses the right tracks that suits his deliveries. (Milkshake Muddle DVD; US, On Track for Adventure DVD; UK)
  • Which Load for Which Route? - Thomas, Edward and James find which routes are suitable for their loads.
  • Percy Helps Thomas - The Sodor Suspension Bridge is closed, but with Percy's help, Thomas takes the children to school.
  • Dot to Dot - Thomas (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Being on Time and Adventures Come Ride the Rails DVD; US, Together on the Tracks DVD; UK)
  • Dot to Dot - Percy (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Fun and Games and Pulling Together)
  • Dot to Dot - Toby (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Hopes and Dreams and Kindness)
  • Dot to Dot - James (Little Engines, Big Days Out DVD; UK/AUS, Tales from the Tracks DVD; US)
  • What Makes Thomas Happy? - Thomas finds the thing that makes him most happiest of all. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Pride, Milkshake Muddle DVD; US, On Track for Adventure DVD; UK)
  • Which Engine with Which Job? - Gordon, Mavis and Percy find out what job they will have. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Pride and Good Turns, Milkshake Muddle DVD; US, On Track for Adventure DVD; UK)
  • Where Can Neville Find Salty? - Neville needs to find the right place where he can find Salty. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Lost and Found)
  • Fixing the Engines - Thomas, James and Gordon are at the repair yard and needs the right things to make them feel better. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Loyalty and Variety)
  • Being Kind - Edward lets Henry go to the water tower first, getting up Gordon's Hill and letting him pass a signal. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Loyalty, Come Ride the Rails DVD; US, Together on the Tracks UK/AUS)
  • What Can Cool Down Thomas? - Thomas needs something to cool him down. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Seasons)
  • Cool Down Delivery - Thomas tries to find a way to cool down the Fat Controller and the children. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Seasons, Little Engines, Big Days Out DVD; UK/AUS, Tales from the Tracks DVD; US)
  • Pride in their jobs - Gordon, Mavis and Percy need to see which way they are going to take a certain load. (Thomas' Milkshake Muddle DVD)

Season 10

  • Where is Henry's Coal? - Henry needs some Special Coal, so looks for the place where he can get it. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Being Reliable)
  • How Does Thomas Feel? - Is Thomas happy or sad? (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Being Reliable)
  • Help From Your Friends - Edward helps Emily, Bill and Ben help Mavis and Arthur helps Thomas. (Carnival Capers; UK and AUS)
  • Who's This? - Percy must recognise James and Mavis.
  • Who Can Take Them?/Long Journey - The Fat Controller and his wife must arrive at Alicia Botti's concert in time.
  • Percy's Treasure - Percy must find the track to the treasure. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Directons, Carnival Capers; UK and AUS)
  • Happy or Sad - Are Gordon, Percy and James sad or happy? (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Hopes and Dreams)
  • Join the Dots - Jeremy is the new friend that is being drawn out. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: New Friends)
  • Emily at the Seaside - Emily finds what things she can see on the seaside.
  • Over the Bridge - Toby must collect some workmen. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Right Tracks)
  • Mavis as a Steam Engine - Mavis imagines what she would look like if she was Emily - (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Doing Your Best)
  • Toby's New Shed - A new shed is being built for Toby and it needs the right roof and door. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Hopes and Dreams)
  • Old Route, New Route - Thomas must find the right track.
  • Which Load For Which Route? - Thomas, Edward and James have narrow, wide and tall loads and needs to find the right route.
  • What is Henry Thinking of? - Henry puffs out clouds of steam while he is thinking of something or someone. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Good Friends)
  • Pulling Coaches - Gordon, James and Toby decide which coaches they should pull.
  • Who Should Take the Telegraph Pole? - Gordon, Edward and Emily are finding out who's flatbed is better suited to take a telegraph pole. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Being Careful)
  • What Does Harold See? - Harold sees one of his friends from below and finds out who it is. PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: The Unexpected)
  • Who's Under The Coal Dust? - Emily (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Sight and Sounds,' Carnival Capers; US)
  • What is Thomas Thinking of? - Thomas puffs out clouds of steam while he is thinking of something or someone.(PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Presents and Prizes)
  • Toby's Favourite Place - Toby finds the place where he loves to visit.
  • Where Is Salty's Favourite Place to Work? - Salty finds the place where he loves to work.
  • Percy's Story - Percy has broken down, but Thomas finds an idea to tell a story to him, using things around him. (Carnival Capers; UK and AUS)
  • Toby and the Workmen - Toby needs to take the workmen to the Forest.
  • Which Track for Henry - Henry needs to get to the lake and the castle. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Right Tracks)
  • New Parts for James - James needs some new parts, but where do they go?
  • What's Found Where? - Percy and Toby learn about the water tower and coal loader.
  • Clever Percy - Percy finds an easy way to do his jobs. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Experience)
  • Right Sized Engine for the Job - Harvey and Rocky decide which jobs they have to do. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Big and Small, Carnival Capers; US)
  • Diesels and Steamers - The differences between steam engine and diesel engines. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: The Way I See It)
  • Which Load for Rosie? - Rosie is trying to find a load that she can pull. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Strenght, Carnival Capers; US)
  • Up and Down the Hill - Freddie must puff slow or fast down and up the mountain hill. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Discovery)
  • Special Places on Sodor - Suspension Bridge and other bridges
  • Special Places on Sodor - Farmer McColl's Farm
  • Special Places on Sodor - Gordon's Hill
  • Special Places on Sodor - The Narrow Gauge Railway (Part 1)
  • Special Places on Sodor - The Narrow Gauge Railway (Part 2)
  • Special Places on Sodor - Brendam Docks (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Happy or Sad)

Season 11

  • Fun Times with our Friends - Edward (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: New Friends)
  • Fun Times with our Friends - Henry (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Hopes and Dreams)
  • Fun Times with our Friends - James (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: The Unexpected and Variety)
  • Fun Times with our Friends - Diesel (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Believing)
  • Fun Times with our Friends - Percy (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Sight and Sound and Mistakes)
  • Fun Times with our Friends - Thomas (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Being on Time and Team Work)
  • Fun Times with our Friends - Toby (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Experience)
  • Fun Times with our Friends - Gordon (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Fun and Games and Doing Your Best)
  • Fun Times with our Friends - The Narrow Gauge engines (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Pushing and Pulling)
  • Fun Times with our Friends - Emily (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Directons)

The Great Discovery

  • Spot the Difference - Thomas and Stanley find out the three differences between them.
  • Tough Trucks - Thomas, Percy and Stanley must find a way to pull six trucks.
  • Thomas Puzzle Parts - Thomas needs to have the right part to be repaired.

Season 12

  • Thomas' Favourite Friends - Rosie and Molly (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Good Friends)
  • Thomas' Favourite Friends - Toby (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Being Careful)
  • Thomas' Favourite Friends - Henry (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Good Turns)
  • Thomas' Favourite Friends - Gordon (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Right Tracks)
  • Thomas' Favourite Friends - Neville and Dennis (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Courage)
  • Thomas' Favourite Friends - Harold and Jeremy (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Presents and Prizes)
  • Thomas' Favourite Friends - Edward (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Kindness)
  • Thomas' Favourite Friends - Diesel (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Pulling Together)
  • Thomas' Favourite Friends - The Narrow Gauge Engines (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Adventures)
  • Thomas' Favourite Friends - Percy (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Mistakes)

CGI Series

Guess Who? Puzzles

Other

"Unknown"

  • Being Repainted - Thomas, James and Henry need new coats of paint.(PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Variety)
  • Guess the Engine - Edward (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Variety)

Narrators

  • Michael Angelis (UK; eighth - twelfth season segments and Down at the Station)
  • Michael Brandon (US; eighth - twelfth season segments, Guess Who? Puzzles (2010-2012) and Down at the Station)
  • Ben Small (UK; Guess Who? Puzzles (2010-2012))
  • Keith Wickham (UK/US; Steamies vs. Diesels and Standard Gauge and Narrow Gauge)
  • Mark Moraghan (UK/US; Guess Who? Puzzles (2013 onwards))

Trivia

  • In the Guess Who Puzzles, Michael Brandon does not say "Did you guess?"

Goofs

  • In the "What Makes Percy Feel Better?" segment, Percy is mistakenly said to have a tender.
  • Towards the end of the "Surprise Destination" segment, Emily has Gordon's whistle sound.
  • In the "Fixing the Engines" segment, Gordon is missing his cylinders.
  • Stanley has brass buffers instead of silver.
  • In the Guess Who Puzzles, James has Gordon's whistle.

Gallery

Dot to Dot

Guess the Engine

Which Whistle Suits Thomas

Sounds

Steamies and Diesels Sounds

Being Blue

How Does Emily Get To the Station

Percy Puffs Out of the Station

Toby is Surprised to see...

Surprise Destination

Being on Time

Thomas and the Mast

Thomas and Percy Play Hide and Seek

Truck Trouble

Which Way Should Thomas and Emily Go?

Sharing

The Children Wait For Gordon

Helping One Another

What Makes Percy Feel Better?

Henry Huffs Out of the Station

Getting There

Edward Helps Emily Up Gordon's Hill

Painting James

How Does Thomas Get to the Timber Yards?

Calling All Engines!

What does Toby see?

What Goes Where

Who Respects Whom?

Changing Sounds

Same Colour

Where Can Neville Find Salty?

Emily Respects

What Makes Thomas Happy?

Being Kind

Cool Down Delivery

Where is Henry's Coal?

Toby's Favourite Place

Who Can Take Them?

Percy's Story

Help From Your Friends

Diesels and Steamers

Which load for Rosie?

Up and Down the Hill

Farmer McColl's Farm

Others

Computer

Segments

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