Best of Edward is a Thomas & Friends DVD idea made by Pikachufreak and requested by YouTube user Thomas Home Video. Released in, it has two Season 1 episodes, four Season 2 episodes, one Season 3 episode, one Season 6 episode, one Season 7 episode and three songs.


  1. Edward Helps Out (George Carlin)
  2. Trouble In The Shed (George Carlin)
  3. Edward, Trevor and The Really Useful Party (George Carlin)
  4. A Cow On The Line (George Carlin)
  5. Bertie's Chase (George Carlin)
  6. Saved From Scrap (George Carlin)
  7. Edward's Exploit (George Carlin)
  8. Edward The Really Useful Engine (Alec Baldwin)
  9. Edward's Brass Band (Michael Brandon)


  1. Never Never Never Give Up (after Edward, Trevor and The Really Useful Party)
  2. The Whistle Song (after Saved From Scrap)
  3. Engine Roll Call (after Edward's Brass Band)

Bonus Features

  1. 3 DVD Games: Best of Edward Trivia, Edward's Word Fun and Edward's Repairs Game
  2. The Monster Under The Shed Read-Along
  3. Character Gallery
  4. Web Fun


  • Narrated by George Carlin, Alec Baldwin and Michael Brandon.
  • Release Date: January 23, 2007.
  • The Season 8-10 intro, engines puffing by sequence (2004-2008) and the Season 8-10 outro are used together.
  • Edward Helps Out, Trouble In The Shed, Edward, Trevor and The Really Useful Party, A Cow On The Line, Bertie's Chase, Saved From Scrap, and Edward's Exploit are restored.
  • Edward's Brass Band uses the redubbed music by Robert Hartshorne and Ed Welch.
  • Distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment.

Opening Previews

  1. Anchor Bay FBI Warning
  2. Anchor Bay Entertainment logo (2004-2007)
  3. HiT Entertainment logo (2001)
  4. Thomas and Friends DVD Collection Trailer
  5. Best of Edward DVD Menu

Closing Previews

  1. Last few seconds of Edward's Brass Band
  2. Engine Roll Call music video
  3. Thomas and Friends Season 8-10 outro
  4. HiT Entertainment logo (2004)

Opening Credits

  • Based on The Railway Series by The REV.W.AWDRY
  • Created by BRITT ALLCROFT
  • Directed by DAVID MITTON

Cover Art

Front Cover

  • Edward

Back Cover

  • Edward and Percy from "Trouble In The Shed"
  • Edward (happy) and Gordon (embarrassed) from "Edward The Really Useful Engine"

Cover Color

  • Light Blue

Running Time

  • 55 Minutes


  • Who's kind and intelligent with a number 2 on it? It's Edward! Join along with him as he guides you to all nine stories of kindness and smiles. Watch as Edward helps Gordon up on a hill, and then meets Percy for the first time. See how Bertie has to give chase to Edward, and find out when he hopes to meet a band himself. So climb on board Edward and take a ride with him around the Island of Sodor for miles of fun and excitement.

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