Better Late Than Never and Other Thomas Stories (with George Carlin) is a Thomas DVD idea made by Pikachufreak. Released in October 2008, it has two episodes from the first season and five from the second season. The DVD also includes Kids' WB episodes from the YTV Extras menu.


  1. Better Late Than Never
  2. Pop Goes The Diesel
  3. Diesel's Devious Deed
  4. A Close Shave For Duck
  5. Gordon Takes A Dip
  6. Down The Mine
  7. The Runaway

Bonus Features

  1. Sodor Memories
  2. YTV Extras
  3. Web Site Fun

YTV Extras on the DVD

  1. In The Pink (Pokemon)
  2. How Rikochet Got His Move Back and Heart of Lucha (Mucha Lucha)
  3. I'm Here To The Rescue (Hoop-a-Joop)
  4. Bully For Bethany (I Was A Teenage It Girl)
  5. The Unnatural (What's New, Scooby-Doo?)
  6. Curse of De Nile and Hawaii 33-1/3 (The Sylvester and Tweety Mysteries)
  7. The Breed (Static Shock)
  8. Lakitu Gets The Credit (Tetris Attack)


  • Narrated by George Carlin.
  • Release Date: October 14, 2008.
  • The Season 5 intro (2004 version), nameplate sequence (1990-1992) and the Season 6 outro are used together.
  • The "Next Story Coming Up!" logo is taken from the "Thomas Gets Tricked" 1990 VHS, the "James Learns A Lesson" 1990 VHS, the "Tenders and Turntables" 1990 VHS, the "Thomas Breaks The Rules" 1990 VHS and the "Better Late Than Never" 1991 VHS.
  • The text is taken from the "Roundhouse Rhythms" VHS.
  • All the episodes are restored.
  • Distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment.

DVD Opening Previews

  1. Anchor Bay FBI Warning
  2. Anchor Bay Entertainment logo (2008)
  3. HiT Entertainment logo (2007)
  4. Thomas and Friends DVD Collection Trailer
  5. Better Late Than Never DVD Menu

DVD Closing Previews

  1. Last few seconds of The Runaway
  2. Thomas and Friends Season 6 outro
  3. HiT Entertainment logo (2007)

Opening Credits

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

Closing Credits

Cover Art

Front Cover

  • Thomas and Bertie

Back Cover

  • Duck (horrified) and Diesel (bored) from "Diesel's Devious Deed"
  • Thomas sunk from "Down The Mine"

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