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The Best of James is a UK DVD featuring two restored first season episodes and one restored second season episode narrated by Ringo Starr and four restored third season episodes, one fifth season episode, one sixth season episode, one seventh season episode, two eighth season episodes, one ninth season episode, one tenth season episode, one twelfth season episode, two thirteenth season episodes, two fourteenth season episodes, and one fifteenth season episode narrated by Michael Angelis.


Thomas is often seen with the No. 5 red engine, James! He has a fine scarlet coat and thinks of himself as a Really Splendid Engine. To celebrate the friendship between Thomas and James enjoy 20 fantastic James episodes, from the classic live action to the all new animation.

Bust my buffers it's James!


  1. James and the Coaches
  2. James and the Express
  3. Old Iron
  4. Buzz, Buzz
  5. No Joke for James
  6. Percy, James and the Fruitful Day
  7. Time for Trouble
  8. James and the Trouble with Trees
  9. James and the Red Balloon
  10. James and the Queen of Sodor
  11. James Goes Too Far
  12. James Gets a New Coat
  13. Keeping Up with James
  14. James the Second Best
  15. James Works it Out
  16. Tickled Pink
  17. Steamy Sodor
  18. James in the Dark
  19. Toby and the Whistling Woods
  20. James to the Rescue



  • The back cover features an image from the thirteenth season episode, Thomas and the Pigs even though the episode is not featured.


  • Steamy Sodor and Toby and the Whistling Woods are featured on the DVD, but James only plays a minor role in those episodes.

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