A Big Day For Thomas and Other Stories (with Ringo Starr) is a fan-fiction Thomas VHS/DVD Release featuring seven Season 1 episodes narrated by Ringo Starr. This is distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment in 2008. This is made by Pikachufreak.


  1. A Big Day For Thomas
  2. Percy Runs Away
  3. Thomas Breaks The Rules
  4. Henry's Special Coal
  5. The Flying Kipper
  6. Trouble For Thomas
  7. Toby The Tram Engine


  1. Toby (DVD only)
  2. Sir Topham Hatt (DVD only)

Bonus Features

  • Bonus DVD Game: Sodor Spelling Game
  • Character Gallery
  • Bonus Episode: Stepney Gets Lost (Narrated By Alec Baldwin)


  • Narrated by Ringo Starr.
  • Release Date: October 14, 2008.
  • This is the Ringo Starr version of A Big Day For Thomas and Other Stories.
  • The Season 5 intro, nameplate sequence (2000-2005) and the Season 7 outro are used together.
  • The "Next Video Coming Up Soon!" logo is taken from the "Make Someone Happy" 2000 VHS, the "Salty's Secret" 2002 VHS, the "Percy's Chocolate Crunch" 2003 VHS, the "James and The Red Balloon" 2003 VHS, the "Thomas' Snowy Surprise" 2003 VHS, the "Best of Gordon" 2004 VHS, the "New Friends For Thomas" 2004 VHS, the "Thomas and The Jet Engine" 2004 VHS and the "Hooray For Thomas" 2005 VHS.
  • The Music Video Coming Up Soon logo is taken Races Rescues and Runaways 1999 VHS
  • The text is taken from the "Thomas and The Jet Engine" 2004 VHS.
  • The words "Ringo Starr Edition" are below the other words "A BIG DAY FOR THOMAS".
  • Distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment.


  • The "Storyteller George Carlin" logo is replaced with the "Storyteller Ringo Starr" logo.
  • The back cover shows a picture from "Train Stops Play", but that episode doesn't appear on the video.

Opening Credits

  • Based on The Railway Series by The REV.W.AWDRY
  • Adaptation by BRITT ALLCROFT
  • Told by RINGO STARR
  • Directed by DAVID MITTON

DVD Artwork

Front Cover

  • Top: Toby and Thomas
  • Bottom: Percy in the bank from "Percy Runs Away"

Back Cover

  • Toby, Thomas, Percy and Stepney from "Train Stops Play"
  • Toby passes the windmill from "Toby The Tram Engine"

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