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Best of Thomas (with Ringo Starr) is a fanfiction Thomas US VHS/DVD Release made by SuperMalechi. It features three Season 1 episodes, one Season 2 episode, two Season 3 episodes, and two Season 4 episodes narrated by Ringo Starr and one song. This was distributed by Strand Home Video in 2001, Lyrick Studios in 2001, Time-Life in 2002, Video Treasures in 2002 and 2003, and Anchor Bay Entertainment on 2007 and 2014.

Stories

  1. Thomas Gets Bumped
  2. A New Friend For Thomas
  3. Thomas, Percy & The Dragon
  4. Thomas Saves The Day
  5. Trouble For Thomas
  6. Thomas & Stepney
  7. A Big Day For Thomas
  8. Thomas Meets The Queen

Song

  1. Really Useful Engine

Notes

  • Narrated by Ringo Starr.
  • Release Date: September 25, 2001.
  • In the Strand Home Video/Time-Life/2003 Video Treasures/Anchor Bay versions, the Season 3 intro, nameplate sequence (1992-1994) and the Season 5 outro are used together.
  • In the Lyrick Studios version, the Season 5 intro, segments of Thomas and the Season 5 outro are used together.
  • In the 2002 Video Treasures version, the US Season 4 intro (version 1), nameplate sequence (1992-1994) and the Season 5 outro are used together.
  • In the Strand Home Video/Time-Life/2003 Video Treasures/Anchor Bay versions, the text is taken from the "Thomas' Christmas Party" 1994 VHS.
  • In the Lyrick Studios version, the text is taken from the "Best of Thomas" 2001 VHS.
  • In the 2002 Video Treasures version, the text is taken from the "Rusty To The Rescue" 1994 VHS.
  • Distributed by Strand Home Video.

Trivia

  • In the Strand Home Video/Time-Life/2003 Video Treasures/Anchor Bay versions of the opening credits, the "THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE & FRIENDS" and "Based on The Railway Series by The REV.W.AWDRY" are taken from the Season 3 intro, while the "Told by RINGO STARR" and "Directed by DAVID MITTON" are taken from the Season 1 intro.

Opening Previews

Strand Home Video version

  1. Strand Home Video FBI Warning
  2. Strand Home Video logo (1993-1994)
  3. Britt Allcroft Presents logo
  4. Thomas & Friends Season 3 intro
  5. First few seconds of Thomas Gets Bumped

Lyrick Studios version

  1. Lyrick Studios FBI/Interpol Warning
  2. Lyrick Studios logo (1998-2001)
  3. Gullane Entertainment logo
  4. Britt Allcroft Presents logo
  5. Thomas & Friends Season 5 intro
  6. First few seconds of Thomas Gets Bumped

Time-Life version

  1. Time-Life FBI Warning
  2. Time-Life Video logo (1993-2001)
  3. Britt Allcroft Presents logo
  4. Thomas & Friends Season 3 intro
  5. First few seconds of Thomas Gets Bumped

2002 Video Treasures version

  1. Video Treasures FBI Warning
  2. Video Treasures logo (1987-1997, still version, silent)
  3. Britt Allcroft Presents logo
  4. Thomas & Friends US Season 4 intro (version 1)
  5. First few seconds of Thomas Gets Bumped

2003 Video Treasures version

  1. Video Treasures Tracking Control
  2. Video Treasures FBI Warning
  3. Video Treasures logo (1987-1997)
  4. Britt Allcroft Presents logo
  5. Thomas & Friends Season 3 intro
  6. First few seconds of Thomas Gets Bumped

2007 Anchor Bay version

  1. Anchor Bay FBI Warning
  2. Anchor Bay Entertainment logo (1998-2004)
  3. Britt Allcroft Presents logo
  4. Thomas & Friends Season 3 intro
  5. First few seconds of Thomas Gets Bumped

2014 Anchor Bay version

  1. Anchor Bay FBI Warning
  2. Anchor Bay Entertainment logo (2004-2007)
  3. Britt Allcroft Presents logo
  4. Thomas & Friends Season 3 intro
  5. First few seconds of Thomas Gets Bumped

Closing Previews

Strand Home Video version

  1. Last few seconds of Really Useful Engine
  2. Thomas & Friends Season 5 outro
  3. www.thomasthetankengine.com logo
  4. Strand Home Video logo (1993-1994)

Lyrick Studios version

  1. Last few seconds of Really Useful Engine
  2. Thomas & Friends Season 5 outro
  3. www.thomasthetankengine.com logo
  4. Lyrick Studios logo (1998-2001)

Time-Life version

  1. Last few seconds of Really Useful Engine
  2. Thomas & Friends Season 5 outro
  3. www.thomasthetankengine.com logo

2002 Video Treasures version

  1. Last few seconds of Really Useful Engine
  2. Thomas & Friends Season 5 outro
  3. www.thomasthetankengine.com logo
  4. Video Treasures logo (1987-1997, still version, silent)

2003 Video Treasures version

  1. Last few seconds of Really Useful Engine
  2. Thomas & Friends Season 5 outro
  3. www.thomasthetankengine.com logo
  4. Video Treasures logo (1987-1997, still version, silent)

2007 Anchor Bay version

  1. Last few seconds of Really Useful Engine
  2. Thomas & Friends Season 5 outro
  3. www.thomasthetankengine.com logo

2014 Anchor Bay version

  1. Last few seconds of Really Useful Engine
  2. Thomas & Friends Season 5 outro
  3. www.thomasthetankengine.com logo
  4. Anchor Bay Entertainment logo (2004-2007)

Opening Credits

Strand Home Video/Time-Life/2003.Video Treasures/Anchor Bay versions

  • THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE & FRIENDS
  • Based on The Railway Series by The REV.W.AWDRY
  • THOMAS GETS BUMPED
  • Told by RINGO STARR
  • Directed by DAVID MITTON

Lyrick Studios version

  • THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE & FRIENDS
  • Based on The Railway Series by The REV.W.AWDRY
  • Adaptation by BRITT ALLCROFT
  • BEST OF THOMAS
  • Storyteller RINGO STARR
  • Directed by DAVID MITTON

2003 Video Treasures version

  • THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE & FRIENDS
  • Based on the Railway Series by the REV.W.AWDRY
  • THE BEST OF THOMAS
  • Told by RINGO STARR
  • Directed by DAVID MITTON

Front Cover

Back Cover

Nameplates

Strand Home Video/Time-Life/Video Treasures/Anchor Bay versions

After Thomas Gets Bumped

  • Thomas
  • James
  • Gordon
  • Henry
  • Edward
  • Percy
  • Toby
  • Bertie
  • Terence

After A New Friend For Thomas

  • Thomas
  • James
  • Gordon
  • Henry
  • Edward
  • Percy
  • Toby
  • Bertie
  • Terence

After Thomas, Percy & The Dragon

  • Thomas
  • James
  • Gordon
  • Henry
  • Edward
  • Percy
  • Toby
  • Bertie
  • Terence

After Thomas Saves The Day

  • Thomas
  • James
  • Gordon
  • Henry
  • Edward
  • Percy
  • Toby
  • Bertie
  • Terence

After Trouble For Thomas

  • Thomas
  • James
  • Gordon
  • Henry
  • Edward
  • Percy
  • Toby
  • Bertie
  • Terence

After Thomas & Stepney

  • Thomas
  • James
  • Gordon
  • Henry
  • Edward
  • Percy
  • Toby
  • Bertie
  • Terence

After A Big Day For Thomas

  • Thomas
  • James
  • Gordon
  • Henry
  • Edward
  • Percy
  • Toby
  • Bertie
  • Terence

After Thomas Meets The Queen

  • Thomas
  • James
  • Gordon
  • Henry
  • Edward
  • Percy
  • Toby
  • Bertie
  • Terence

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