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"You can trust me, Bertie."
— Thomas, Trust Thomas


Trust Thomas and Other Stories retitled Trust Thomas is a US VHS/DVD featuring seven third season episodes narrated by George Carlin. It was distributed by Strand VCI Entertainment in 1991, Strand Home Video in 1992, Time-Life in 1994, and Anchor Bay Entertainment in 1995 and 2003. It was released on DVD in 2007.


1992/1994 VHS

PEEP-PEEP! Wonders and surprises on the Island of Sodor. On this ride, meet Mavis, a young diesel engine who puts Toby on the spot. Watch along as Percy keeps his promise, and as the engines help Henry rescue the forest. Laugh as Gordon gets splashed, and James' trick backfires.

Get on track for fun and adventure with Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends, Volume 6!

1995 VHS

PEEP! PEEP! All aboard. First stop - The Island of Sodor with Thomas and his friends. Bertie learns that he can trust an engine - especially if his name is Thomas. Mavis puts Toby on the spot and watch Terence and Trevor help Henry rescue the forest when a storm damages the trees.

Get your ticket and climb aboard for a magical ride!

2003 VHS/2007 DVD

PEEP! PEEP! Take a journey to the magical Island of Sodor, where fun and adventure lies around every bend. Hop aboard Thomas and see how he finds a new way to cross a river. Watch Toby as he trades his branch line for a tightrope, and help the engines replant Henry's favorite forest after a devastating storm.

Join your friend Thomas on what he says will be a fun and exciting trip --- and like the title says, you can always "Trust Thomas."


  1. Trust Thomas
  2. Mavis
  3. Toby's Tightrope
  4. No Joke for James
  5. Percy's Promise
  6. Henry's Forest
  7. The Trouble with Mud


Bonus Features



  • The 1992 release, despite being distributed by Strand Home Video, displays the Strand VCI Entertainment logo on the actual tape itself.
  • On the 1992 release, the Britt Allcroft logo jerks to the left.
  • The 1995 Anchor Bay release featuring the 1992 Strand VCI program does contain the Video Treasures logo.
  • The 1992 release featuring the 1993 program does not contain the Strand Home Video logo. It just starts off to the Britt Allcroft logo.
  • The DVD release has Percy's Promise out of sync, as it was taken from Thomas and His Friends Help Out.
  • The last few seconds of Mavis are cut out on the 1992 version of the release.
  • Because most episodes are taken from other videos on the DVD, the title card for Trust Thomas is played twice.
  • Both the 1992 and 1995 back covers miscopyright the film as 1985 and 1986, and the soundtrack as 1989, but both the film and soundtrack were done in 1991.
  • The DVD captions refer to the trucks yelling "On, On, On!" as "Un, Un, Un!"
  • The soundtrack for Trust Thomas is warped on the original tape.

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