This was Britt Allcroft's first season as producer. It was also Angus Wright's first season as executive producer
The Norwegian version credits Michael Angelis as the narrator, even though it was re-dubbed in Norwegian.
In the Ukrainian version, Michael Angelis and George Carlin's voices can be heard in the background, as a dubbing track wasn't used. The first thirteen episodes have George Carlin's voice while the last thirteen episodes have Michael Angelis' voice. Angelis is also credited as narrator in the first 13 Season 3 episodes despite Carlin's narration in the background and the episode being redubbed.
This is the only season that has George Carlin's narration on VHS in New Zealand.
Model maker John Holmes did not receive credit for working on this season until late 1991.
Following the production of TUGS, this season would be the first to feature music played with Proteus 2 instruments.
At the very end of Michael Angelis' early narrations, the credits were shown with a still of the final shot of each episode. However, in the restored narrations, the credits were shown alongside a still of Thomas.