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!



  1. Thomas, Percy and the Coal
  2. Cows
  3. Bertie's Chase
  4. Saved from Scrap
  5. Percy and the Signal
  6. Duck Takes Charge
  7. Percy and Harold
  8. The Runaway
  9. Percy Takes the Plunge
  10. Percy's Predicament
  11. Dirty Work
  12. A Close Shave
  13. The Deputation
  14. Thomas Comes to Breakfast
  15. Edward's Exploit
  16. Ghost Train
  17. Woolly Bear
  18. Thomas and the Missing Christmas Tree


  1. Thomas, Percy and the Coal
  2. Cows
  3. Bertie's Running Race
  4. Trevor
  5. Percy and the Signal
  6. Percy's New Friend
  7. Percy and Harold
  8. Help from Harold
  9. Daisy
  10. Percy's Dilemma
  11. Blame on Harm
  12. Talk of Predicaments
  13. Delegation
  14. Thomas in Trouble
  15. Edward Sport
  16. The Ghost
  17. Caterpillars
  18. Thomas and the Christmas Tree


  • 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 CiTV.
  • 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".


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