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Races, Rescues and Runaways
and Other Thomas Adventures
Director(s)

David Mitton

Producer(s)

Britt Allcroft
David Mitton

Starring

Alec Baldwin

Music by

Mike O'Donnell
Junior Campbell

Distributor

Anchor Bay
Entertainment

Lionsgate

Released

August 10th,
1999 (VHS)
July 23rd,
2002
2009 (DVD)

Runtime

38 mins

Preceded by

Cranky Bugs and
Other Thomas Stories

Followed by

10 Years of Thomas

Races, Rescues and Runaways and Other Thomas Adventures is a US VHS/DVD featuring six fifth season episodes narrated by Alec Baldwin and one song. The DVD release also featured an extra song. It was rereleased on DVD in 2009 by Lionsgate. It was also released for Digital Download by Lionsgate in 2014.

Description

1999 VHS:

PEEP! PEEP! All aboard for all new stories featuring some of the best races, rescues, and runaways with Thomas and his friends! Life on the Island of Sodor is never boring - Sometimes when the engines are in trouble, they rely on their friends to Race to the Rescue. Watch what happens to Percy when some runaway freight cars cause near disaster. Cheer on Harold as he comes to the aid of troubled Toby, and help Henry out of a "fishy" situation. Hop aboard and get ready for non-stop excitement!

2002 DVD:

PEEP! PEEP! All aboard for all new stories featuring some of the best races, rescues, and runaways with Thomas and his friends! Life on the Island of Sodor is never boring - Sometimes when the engines are in trouble, they rely on their friends to Race to the Rescue. Watch what happens to Percy when some runaway freight cars cause near disaster. Cheer on Harold as he comes to the aid of troubled Toby, and help Henry out of a "fishy" situation. Get ready for nonstop excitement!

Hop aboard for miles of DVD smiles with Thomas and the rest of your Island of Sodor friends!

Episodes

  1. Toby and the Flood
  2. Put Upon Percy
  3. Horrid Lorry
  4. Bye George!
  5. Something in the Air
  6. Oliver's Find

Songs

  1. Accidents will Happen (Separate from main feature on DVD)
  2. Come for the Ride (DVD only)

Trivia

  • This is the only DVD and one of two VHS releases to feature the Post Van's nameboard sequence.
  • This was the last digital release by Lionsgate.
  • The VUDU digital release includes some alternative title cards, along with extra episodes from Cranky Bugs & Other Thomas Stories with the title cards customed in the intro shot of Thomas going under the bridge.
  • On the iTunes release, there are no intermissions.

Goofs

  • The audio towards the end of Put Upon Percy skips on the VUDU release.
  • The episodes from Cranky Bugs & Other Thomas Stories on the VUDU release are out of sync.
  • An image from Lady Hatt's Birthday Party is used as the preview image on the mobile version of the Google Play store, but that episode is not on this release.
  • The 2009 release, distributed by Lionsgate, plays the Anchor Bay logo.

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