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Rheneas and the Dinosaur is the tenth (twelfth in Australia) episode of the ninth season.
A dinosaur skeleton has been discovered and Thomas is bringing a photographer to the Transfer Yards. Mr. Percival calls his engines for a meeting and announces that he needs two careful engines to collect the dinosaur. Rheneas shunts his trucks carefully, but Skarloey, too excited about collecting the dinosaur skeleton, crashes into Rheneas' coal trucks. Mr. Percival is not pleased, but gives Rheneas another chance. Skarloey apologises for his carelessness, but Rheneas wants to prove to Mr. Percival that he can take the dinosaur skeleton on his own.
After taking a long, heavy train of coal trucks to the cottages, Rheneas is given the job to collect the dinosaur skeleton, though Mr. Percival is unsure about Rheneas doing it on his own. But Rheneas is very confident that he can do it, whilst Skarloey is told to collect empty trucks from the Timber Yards.
Rheneas goes to collect the dinosaur skeleton, only to discover how big it is. Still confident, Rheneas takes the dinosaur skeleton on his own - until he starts climbing the steep hill on the final approach to the Transfer Yards. Running out of puff, Rheneas slides back down the hill with the heavy dinosaur skeleton.
Soon Skarloey, en route to the Timber Yards, finds Rheneas blocking his path. Rheneas asks Skarloey to help him, but Skarloey is still upset that Rheneas refused to let him take the dinosaur skeleton. Rheneas admits that he prefers working with Skarloey rather than on his own, which makes Skarloey happy. So together, Skarloey and Rheneas get the heavy dinosaur skeleton to the Transfer Yards, just as Thomas arrives with the photographer.
- Mr. Percival
- Thomas (does not speak)
- The Photographer (does not speak)
- Peter Sam (cameo)
- Mighty Mac (cameo)
- Rusty (cameo)
- Stephen Hatt (cameo)
- Bridget Hatt (cameo)
- Transfer Yards
- Rheneas Viaduct
- Middle Station
- Culdee Fell Hill
- Brendam Docks
- Sodor Museum (mentioned)
- The model of the Tea Room before its restoration can be seen at the Transfer Yards when Rheneas leaves to get the dinosaur skeleton.
- Going by production order, this is the twelfth episode of the ninth season.
- The events of this episode were mentioned by Rheneas in Emily Saves the World.
- In a deleted scene, Rheneas and Skarloey are crossing the viaduct with the dinosaur in the other direction.
- When Skarloey bumps the trucks, he has paint on his nose.
- Michael Brandon stutters as he says "But when Rheneas arrived..."
- As Rheneas puffs out of Middle Station he seems to slow then speed up: this is due to a film cut.
- When Rheneas slows down on the hill the chain is dangling.
- When Skarloey stops behind the dinosaur, his crew has been replaced by a large metal box, most likely his battery box.
- The narrator said "...and he [Skarloey] buffered up to the flatbed to help his friend," even though the flatbed didn't have buffers, just a hook.
- Wooden Railway
- Take Along (discontinued)
- TrackMaster (discontinued)
- Capsule Plarail
- Magazine Stories - Rheneas and the Dinosaur (magazine story)
In Other Languages
|Norwegian||Rheneas og dinosauren||Rheneas and the Dinosaur|
|Japanese||レニアスときょうりゅう||Rheneas and the Dinosaur|
|Hungarian||Rheneas és a dinoszaurusz||Rheneas and the Dinosaur|
|Spanish||Rheneas y el Dinosaurio||Rheneas and the Dinosaur|
|Italian||Rheneas e il Dinosauro||Rheneas and the Dinosaur|
|Russian||Ренеас и динозавры||Rheneas and the Dinosaurs|
|Czech||Rheneas a dinosaurus||Rheneas and the Dinosaur|
|Gaelic||Rheneas Agus an Dinasair||Rheneas and the Dinosaur|
|Portuguese||Rheneas e o dinossauro||Rheneas and the Dinosaur|
|Finnish||Rasmus ja Dinosaurus||Rheneas and the Dinosaur|
|Romanian||Rheneas și Dinozaurul||Rheneas and the Dinosaur|
|German||Rheneas und der Dinosaurier||Rheneas and the Dinosaur|
|Polish||Radek i dinozaur||Rheneas and the Dinosaur|
|Slovak||Rheneas a dinosaurus||Rheneas and the Dinosaur|
|Chinese||雷尼斯和恐龙||Rheneas and the Dinosaurs|
|Korean||우리는 단짝||We Are Good Friends|
|Danish||Rheneas og dinosauren||Rheneas and the Dinosaur|
|Swedish||Reneas och dinosaurier||Rheneas and the Dinosaurs|
|Thai||เรเนียส์กับไดโนเสาร์||Rheneas and the Dinosaurs|
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