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Rules and Regulations is a song from the fourth season. It was first featured on Thomas and the Best-kept Station Competition and was later released on Thomas' Train Yard Tracks. Originally, no music video was ever released of it for the fourth season. On 6 January 2016, it was released as a music video for Thomas' YouTube World Tour.

Lyrics

Season 4 version

As you go from day to day
Looking for a better way
And you think you've got it all under control
So you bend the rules a bit
As you try to make things fit
But you know you should be doing as you're told
Although sometimes you'll find it so hard
And the wrong way may seem easier
It doesn't matter who you are
Obey the rules and you'll go far
We all live by rules and regulations
Rules and regulations now
Isn't it a bore, isn't it a chore
Sometimes it's so hard remembering all those
Strict rules, codes, laws, all those stipulations
Rules and regulations now
But without those rules and regulations
Where would we be now
So you see you have to try and do the right thing every time
If you do, then you will come to the conclusion
That there is right and there is wrong
And the rules help you along
And they're really only there for your protection
Although sometimes you'll find it so hard
And the wrong way may seem easier
It doesn't matter who you are
Obey the rules and you'll go far
We all live by rules and regulations
Rules and regulations now
Isn't it a bore, isn't it a chore
Sometimes it's so hard remembering all those
Strict rules, codes, laws, all those stipulations
Rules and regulations now
But without those rules and regulations
Where would we be now
We all live by rules and regulations
Rules and regulations now
Isn't it a bore, isn't it a chore
Sometimes it's so hard remembering all those
Strict rules, codes, laws, all those stipulations
Rules and regulations now
But without those rules and regulations
Where would we be now!
(letters in bold were not in the music video)

YouTube World Tour version

As you go from day to day
Looking for a better way
And you think you've got it all under control
So you bend the rules a bit
As you try to make things fit
But you know you should be doing as you're told
Although sometimes you'll find it so hard
And the wrong way may seem easier
It doesn't matter who you are
Obey the rules and you'll go far
We all live by rules and regulations
Rules and regulations now
Isn't it a bore, isn't it a chore
Sometimes it's so hard remembering all those
Strict rules, codes, laws, all those stipulations
Rules and regulations now
But without those rules and regulations
Where would we be now?
So you see you have to try and do the right thing every time
If you do, then you will come to the conclusion
That there is right and there is wrong
And the rules help you along
And they're really only there for your protection
Although sometimes you'll find it so hard
And the wrong way may seem easier
It doesn't matter who you are
Obey the rules and you'll go far
We all live by rules and regulations
Rules and regulations now
Isn't it a bore, isn't it a chore
Sometimes it's so hard remembering all those
Strict rules, codes, laws, all those stipulations
Rules and regulations now
But without those rules and regulations
Where would we be now?

Characters

Episodes

Trivia

  • Mike O'Donnell has stated that music videos were made of That's What Friends Are For and Rules and Regulations for the fourth season. For unknown reasons, they were unreleased.
  • In the YouTube World Tour, the sixth verse is omitted.

In Other Languages

Language Name Meaning
Japanese きそくをまもって Observe the Rules

Home Media Releases

CDs

Gallery

Music Video

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