A Proud Day for James and Other Adventures is a Thomas and Friends US VHS/DVD idea made by BiggestThomasFan. It features one Season 1 episode, one Season 2 episode, three Season 3 episodes, three Season 4 episodes, and one Season 5 episode and a song. The DVD version also features a bonus episode from Season 6.


  1. A Proud Day for James (Ringo Starr)
  2. All at Sea (George Carlin)
  3. Sleeping Beauty (George Carlin)
  4. One Good Turn (George Carlin)
  5. A Close Shave for Duck (Ringo Starr)
  6. Time for Trouble (George Carlin)
  7. Train Stops Play (George Carlin)
  8. Mind That Bike (George Carlin)
  9. Busy Going Backwards (Alec Baldwin)


  • James the Really Splendid Engine (Separate from main feature on DVD)

Bonus Features

  • DVD Game: James' Connect-the-Dots Fun (Taken from James and the Red Balloon and Other Thomas Adventures)
  • Bonus Episode: The World's Strongest Engine
  • 4 Read-Along Stories:
    • Edward's Day Out
    • Edward and Gordon
    • The Sad Story of Henry
    • Edward, Gordon and Henry
  • Character Gallery


  • Narrated by Ringo Starr, George Carlin and Alec Baldwin.
  • Distributed by Shout Factory.
  • The episodes on the main feature are based on the ones seen on the German VHS/DVD, Full Steam Ahead!.
  • A Proud Day for James, All at Sea, One Good Turn, A Close Shave for Duck and Time for Trouble are restored.
  • The nameboards after A Proud Day for James, One Good Turn and Train Stops Play are Thomas, James, Gordon, Henry, Edward, Percy, Toby, Bertie and Terence.
  • The nameboards after All at Sea, A Close Shave for Duck and Mind That Bike are Bill and Ben, Donald and Douglas, Duck, Diesel, Daisy, BoCo, Harold and Trevor.
  • The nameboards after Sleeping Beauty, Time for Trouble and Busy Going Backwards are Duke, Peter Sam, Sir Handel, Rheneas, Skarloey, Rusty and Stepney.
  • The character gallery on this release is similar to the one on Percy Saves the Day, except it features the following characters:
    • Thomas
    • Percy
    • Henry
    • Duke
    • Stepney
    • Oliver
    • Bill
    • Ben
    • Duck
    • Toad
    • Gordon
    • James
    • Sir Topham Hatt
    • Caroline
    • Edward
    • Toby
    • Bertie

DVD Artwork

Front Cover

  • Top: James
  • Bottom: Duck buffering up to Edward's train at Wellsworth from "A Close Shave for Duck"

Back Cover

  • Top Left: Toby, Thomas, Percy and Stepney from "Train Stops Play"
  • Top Center: James and Sir Topham Hatt at Maron from "A Proud Day for James"
  • Top Right: Bill and Ben crossing the Three Tier Bridge from "One Good Turn"

Cover Color

  • Scarlet

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