Thomas' Useful Stories is a US Blockbuster exclusive VHS containing two previously released VHS tapes.
PEEP! PEEP! Thomas and his friends have learned many lessons about behaving well and lending a helping hand. They have selected their favorite stories to create this special collection all about helping out and the importance of good behavior. Climb aboard for these exciting tales from the Island of Sodor.
- Edward Helps Out
- Foolish Freight Cars
- Thomas, Percy and the Mail Train
- Thomas Breaks the Rules
- Down the Mine
- Percy's Promise
- Trouble in the Shed
- Donald and Douglas
- Saved from Scrap
- Bertie's Chase
- Thomas and Percy's Mountain Adventure
- Thomas Comes to Breakfast
- Pop Goes the Diesel
- Diesel's Devious Deed
- A Close Shave for Duck
- Gordon Takes a Dip
- Double Trouble
- A Cow on the Line
- The back cover features an image from No Joke for James, which is taken from the front cover of "Thomas and His Friends Help Out."
- Some copies do not include Trouble in the Shed in the 'Thomas Comes to Breakfast' portion. This is because that episode is already on the Thomas and His Friends Help Out portion. However, the nameboard sequence is still left between A Cow on the Line and the end credits.
- Some copies use the entire opening portion to Thomas Comes to Breakfast with no echo.
- This VHS came out the same day Cranky Bugs and Other Thomas Stories was first released.
- On the "Thomas Comes to Breakfast" VHS episodes portion, the audio overlaps.
- The "Thomas Comes to Breakfast" portion lacks the opening
- On the back cover, Saved From Scrap is titled "Served From Scrap."