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The learning segments were small educational videos which usually appeared between episodes on New Series DVDs and in half hour 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, All Aboard with the Steam Team DVD; UK/AUS)
  • Dot to Dot - Gordon (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Differences, Directons and Right Track)
  • 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 Fun and Games)
  • 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, with each truck carrying something that starts with the letter P. (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 Trundles Out of the Station - Thomas is pulling four trucks that go to a destination, with each truck carrying something that starts with the letter T. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Responsibility and Thomas' Winter Tales)
  • 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)
  • Being on Time - 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 Good Friends)
  • 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, with each truck carrying something that starts with the letter H. (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!

Calling All Engines! is the only special known to use the TV series learning segments it was mostly just filler and later specials don't do this anymore

  • 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)
  • Getting to the Washdown - Percy, Diesel and James all went to the wash down, but Emily is blocking their way. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: RespectPushing and Pulling and KindnessCome 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 Which Party? - Thomas has three loads to take to three parties. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Celebrations and Pulling Together)
  • Guess the Engine - Gordon (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Celebration, Pushing and Pulling and Mistakes)
  • Which Load to Which Station? - Thomas has to deliver three different toys to three groups of children. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Achievement and Presents and Prizes)
  • 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, Milkshake Muddle DVD; US, On Track for Adventure DVD; UK)
  • 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 Percy tells Thomas another way to Bluff's Cove so Thomas can take the children to school. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Change)
  • Seeing in the Dark - Thomas needs to use the right item so he can go out at night. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Night and Day)
  • 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)
  • What is Thomas Thinking of? - Thomas puffs out clouds of steam while he is thinking of something or someone.(PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Shapes and Presents and Prizes)
  • Which Load For Which Route? - Thomas, Edward and James have narrow, wide and tall loads and needs to find the right route. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Shapes)
  • 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)
  • Job Destinations - Edward, Gordon and Henry finds out which Jobs they will have. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Lost and Found and Being on Time)
  • Dot to Dot - Thomas (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Lost and Found, Being on Time and AdventuresCome Ride the Rails DVD; US, Together on the Tracks 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)
  • Dot to Dot - James (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse: Bravery and Doing Your Best, Little Engines, Big Days Out DVD; UK/AUS, Tales from the Tracks DVD; US)
  • Knowing What to do? - The engines needs to know how to be careful in the snow, going down Gordon's Hill and in the fog. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Bravery)
  • 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)
  • Getting up Gordon's Hill - The engines need help going up Gordon's Hill. (Tales from the Tracks DVD; US)
  • 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)
  • Who Respects Whom - Toby, Gordon and Edward respects each other.
  • Arthur's Tricky Travels - Arthur has to pick up special coal for Henry, but various objects block his path

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)
  • How are Thomas and Percy Different? - There are a few differences about Thomas and Percy and one thing that are the same about them. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Connections)
  • Who Can Take Them? - The Fat Controller and his wife must arrive at Alicia Botti's concert in time. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Connections)
  • What's Found Where? - Percy and Toby learn about the water tower and coal loader. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Connections)
  • New Parts for James - James needs some new parts, but where do they go? (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Clues)
  • Who will Percy See? - Percy needs to figure out who's coming out of the tunnel. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Clues)
  • Who's Under The Coal Dust? - Emily (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Clues, and Sight and Sounds, Carnival Capers; US)
  • Help From Your Friends - Edward helps Emily, Bill and Ben help Mavis and Arthur helps Thomas. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Friendship, Carnival Capers DVD; UK and AUS)
  • Guess the Engine - Edward (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Friendship, and Variety)
  • 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: Special Days and Being Careful)
  • Which Outfit for which Occasion? - Thomas needs to take Sir Topham Hatt to three parties and needs to know where to go first by the outfit he's wearing. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Special Days)
  • Dot to Dot - Jeremy is the new friend that is being drawn out. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Special Days and New Friends, Carnival Capers DVD; UK and AUS)
  • 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: Old and New and Hopes and Dreams)
  • Percy's Story - Percy has broken down, but Thomas finds an idea to tell a story to him, using things around him. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Imagination, Carnival Capers; UK and AUS)
  • Mavis as a Steam Engine - Mavis imagines what she would look like if she was Emily - (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Imagination and Doing Your Best)
  • Which Friends is in Which Shed? - Thomas is trying to find Gordon, Emily and James in the Shed (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Imagination, Carnival Capers DVD; US)
  • Which Track for Henry? - Henry needs to get to the lake and the castle. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Navigation and Right Tracks)
  • Over the Bridge - Toby must collect some workmen and take them to the forest. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Navigation and Right Track)
  • Right Sized Engine for the Job - Harvey and Rocky decide which jobs they have to do. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Big and SmallCarnival Capers DVD; US)
  • Emily Huffs Out of the Station - Emily is pulling four trucks that go to a destination. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Big and Small and Right Track)
  • Which Engine Should go to Which Building? - Percy, Edward and Henry find out which place they're going to. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Big and Small)
  • Toby's Favourite Place - Toby finds the place where he loves to visit. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Places Favorite Places )
  • Emily at the Seaside - Emily finds what things she can see on the seaside. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Favorite Places)
  • Diesels and Steamers - The differences between steam engine and diesel engines. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: The Way I See It)
  • What is Henry Thinking of? - Henry puffs out clouds of steam while he is thinking of something or someone. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: The Way I See It and Good Friends)
  • What Does Harold See? - Harold sees one of his friends from below and finds out who it is. PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: The Way I See It and The Unexpected)
  • Which Load for Rosie? - Rosie is trying to find a load that she can pull. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: StrengthCarnival Capers DVD; US)
  • Clever Percy - Percy finds an easy way to do his jobs. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Strength and Experience)
  • Dot to Dot - Percy (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Discovery, Fun and Games and Pulling Together)
  • Up and Down the Hill - Freddie must puff slow or fast down and up the mountain hill. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Discovery)
  • Percy's Treasure - Percy must find the track to the treasure. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Discovery, Directons and AdventuresCarnival Capers DVD; UK and AUS)
  • Dot to Dot - Toby (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Discovery, Hopes and Dreams and Kindness)
  • Where Is Salty's Favourite Place to Work? - Salty finds the place where he loves to work. (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Feelings)
  • Happy or Sad - Are Gordon, Percy and James sad or happy? (PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Feelings and Hopes and Dreams)
  • Old Route, New Route - Thomas must find the right track.

The Great Discovery

These segments were planned to be used in the special much like Calling All Engines! But for some reason they were taken out and are now seen as bonus features on the DVD.

  • 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 full of stone.
  • Thomas Puzzle Parts - Thomas needs to have the right parts to replace his snapped coupling rod, cracked funnel and dented dome.

CGI Series

Guess Who? Puzzles

Other

"Unknown"

  • Being Repainted - Thomas, James and Henry need new coats of paint.(PBS/Nick Jr./Treehouse Airing: Variety)
  • Pulling Coaches - Gordon, James and Toby decide which coaches they should pull.
  • Who's Going Where: Thomas, Percy and Toby are taking children somewhere and a flag on their coach shows where they should go.

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)

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