The Best of Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends is a UK (English/Welsh) VHS release featuring eighteen second season episodes narrated by Ringo Starr. The Welsh release is narrated by John Ogwen.
At last - the very best of Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends on one fun-packed video. Children will love watching the adventures of their favourite engines in the eighteen super stories chosen for this collection. It's full steam ahead for Thomas the Tank Engine - climb aboard and join the fun!
- Thomas, Percy and the Coal
- Bertie's Chase
- Saved from Scrap
- Percy and the Signal
- Duck Takes Charge
- Percy and Harold
- The Runaway
- Percy Takes the Plunge*
- Percy's Predicament
- Dirty Work
- A Close Shave
- The Deputation
- Thomas Comes to Breakfast
- Edward's Exploit
- Ghost Train
- Woolly Bear
- Thomas and the Missing Christmas Tree
* Percy Takes the Plunge is replaced by Daisy on the Welsh release.
- This was the first UK VHS release to feature the Britt Allcroft logo without the accompanying music, however, the Welsh release included the music.
- The back cover of the English release features an image from Edward and Gordon.
- The double bill of Percy Takes the Plunge and Percy's Predicament was taken from a 1988 repeat on ITV.
- This was the last release by Pickwick Video.
- It's Welsh name is "Fideo Mawr Tomos Y Tanc a'i Gyfeillion", which translates to "Major Thomas The Tank Engine and Friends Video".