Best of Thomas is a Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends DVD by Anchor Bay Entertainment containing episodes from the first, second, third and fourth seasons. The DVD was first released in 2001 and is narrated by George Carlin. Please do not edit without permission from User:ThomasSirHandel.


For over 50 years, the exciting adventures of Thomas the Tank Engine and his Island of Sodor friends have enchanted millions of people around the world. With his endearing grin, light-hearted attitude, and cheeky personality, Thomas has enriched the lives of generations of children.

Over the past year, we have received hundreds of thousands of letters, e-mails, and phone calls from fans who wanted to share with us their favorite Thomas stories. From this loyal support, we are proud to produce this first-ever DVD which includes 8 of your favorite Thomas adventures and remarkable bonus features that promote learning and fun for everyone!

Join Percy, James, Gordon, and the rest of your Sodor Friends as we celebrate the little blue engine who does really big things!


  1. Thomas Gets Tricked
  2. A Big Day for Thomas
  3. Trouble for Thomas
  4. Thomas Saves the Day (Season 1)
  5. Thomas and the Conductor
  6. A New Friend for Thomas
  7. Better Late Than Never
  8. Thomas Comes to Breakfast
  9. Thomas Gets Bumped
  10. Thomas, Percy and the Dragon
  11. Thomas and Stepney
  12. Thomas and the Special Letter
  13. Thomas Meets the Queen


  1. Really Useful Engine (Separate from main feature on DVD)
  2. Thomas' Anthem (DVD only)
  3. It's Great to be an Engine (DVD only)
  4. Let's Have a Race (DVD only)

Bonus Features

  • Thomas and the Dinosaur read-along story
  • "Harold the Helicopter" interactive CD rom game
  • Character Gallery
  • "What Color Am I?", "Find My Number", and "Which Engine Am I?" DVD games


  • An extended version of the original theme music is featured on the episode selection, sing-along and bonus features menus.
  • This is the first Episodic DVD in the US.
  • During Trouble for Thomas, as Thomas goes up the hill, a man can be faintly heard saying "Look out for the train".
  • The DVD does not end with the Really Useful Engine sing-along. It instead is an option from the sing-along menu.

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