A Close Shave For Duck & Other Stories (Blockbuster Exclusive) is a fan-fiction Thomas VHS Release featuring two Season 2 episodes narrated by Ringo Starr and two Season 3 episodes narrated by George Carlin. This is distributed by Strand Home Video in 1996. This is made by SuperMalechi.
- A Close Shave For Duck (Ringo Starr)
- Woolly Bear (Ringo Starr)
- Gordon & The Famous Visitor (George Carlin)
- Thomas, Percy & The Mail Train (George Carlin)
- Narrated by Ringo Starr and George Carlin
- Release Date: September 2, 1996.
- The Season 2 intro, nameplate sequence (1992-1994) and the Thomas Gets Bumped & Other Stories outro are used together.
- The story cards are taken from the Strand Home Video of the "Better Late Than Never" video and the "Thomas Gets Bumped" 1992 VHS..
- This is only avaliable on Blockbuster Video.
- Distrubuted by Strand Home Video.
- During the opening credits, the title says "A Close Shave", the UK title for "A Close Shave For Duck".
- THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE & FRIENDS
- Based on The Railway Series By The REV.W.AWDRY
- A CLOSE SHAVE
- Told by RINGO STARR
- Directed by DAVID MITTON