Best of Henry is a fanmade US Thomas & Friends VHS/DVD Release featuring five Season 1 episodes, one Season 2 episode, one Season 4 episode and one Season 5 episode narrated by Ringo Starr.


  1. Come Out Henry
  2. Henry To The Rescue
  3. Henry's Special Coal
  4. Henry & The Elephant
  5. The Flying Kipper
  6. Whistles & Sneezes
  7. Something in the Air
  8. A Cow On The Line


  • Narrated by Ringo Starr.
  • Release Date: April 20, 1999.
  • Distributed by Strand VCI Entertainment, later by Time-Life, Video Treasures and Anchor Bay Entertainment.


  • In the end credits, a "A Cow On The Line" still picture is used.
  • This marks the first video of the "Best of" series.


  • The 2000 release, despite being distributed by Strand Home Video, still displays the Strand VCI logo at the beginning.


PEEP PEEP! Who is chugging along the line with a number 3 on his tender? It's Henry! Join him in 8 of his adventures with magical storyteller Ringo Starr, as he takes you on a journey through them!

See how Henry refuses to come out of the tunnel till disaster strikes when Gordon breaks down and Edward cannot push the train through! Next, he is offered with special coal (known as Welsh coal). Next, he is to take the workmen to the tunnel to invesigate the blockage, which is a elephant! And don't forget, he goes into the sea after refusing to listen to Thomas and his crew's advice about the coast run!

Ride along with Henry the Green Engine in this video starring him!

Opening Credits

Opening Previews

Strand VCI version

Time-Life version

Video Treasures version

blooper version

Anchor Bay version

Closing Previews

Strand VCI version

Time-Life version

Video Treasures version

blooper version

Anchor Bay version

Video/DVD Artwork

Front Cover

  • Henry

Back Cover

  • Henry and Thomas from "Henry's Special Coal"
  • Edward and Henrt from "Whistles & Sneezes"
  • Henry in the water from "Something in the Air"

Cover Color

  • Lime Green

Picture seen in the front cover

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