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Diesel's Devious Deed and Other Thomas Stories is a fan-fiction Thomas and Friends US VHS idea made by Pikachufreak. It was distributed by Strand VCI Entertainment in 1992, Strand Home Video in 1993, Time-Life in 1994, Video Treasures in 1995 and 1996, Britt Allcroft in 1996 and Anchor Bay Entertainment in 2002.

Stories

  1. Percy's Ghostly Trick
  2. Thomas, Percy and The Dragon
  3. Diesel's Devious Deed
  4. No Joke For James
  5. Old Iron
  6. Edward's Exploit
  7. Double Trouble

Notes

  • Narrated by George Carlin.
  • Release Date: February 27, 1992.
  • In the Strand VCI/Time-Life/1996 Video Treasures/Anchor Bay versions, the Season 2 intro, nameplate sequence (1990-1992) and the outro are used together.
  • In the blooper version, the Season 2 intro, nameplate sequence (1992-1994) and the outro are used together.
  • In the 1995 Video Treasures version, the US Season 4 intro (version 1), nameplate sequence (1992-1994) and the outro are used together.
  • In the Strand VCI/Time-Life/1996 Video Treasures/Anchor Bay versions, the "Next Story Coming Up!" logo is taken from the "Trust Thomas" 1992 VHS.
  • In the blooper version, the "Next Story Coming Up Soon!" logo is taken from the "Thomas Gets Bumped" 1992 VHS, the "Thomas, Percy and The Dragon" 1993, the "Daisy" 1993 VHS, the "James Goes Buzz Buzz" 1994 VHS, the "Percy's Ghostly Trick" 1994 VHS and the "Thomas and His Friends Get Along" 1998 VHS.
  • In the 1995 Video Treasures version, the "Next Story Coming Up Soon!" logo is taken from the "Rusty To The Rescue" 1995 VHS, the "Thomas and The Special Letter" 1995 VHS, the "Thomas and His Friends Help Out" 1996 VHS, the "The Gallant Old Engine" 1996 VHS, the "Thomas Meets The Queen" 1997 VHS and the "Races, Rescues and Runaways" 1999 VHS.
  • In the Strand VCI/Time-Life/1996 Video Treasures/Anchor Bay versions, the text is taken from the "Trust Thomas" 1992 VHS.
  • In the blooper version, the text is taken from the "Thomas Gets Bumped" 1992 VHS and the "Thomas, Percy and The Dragon" 1993 VHS.
  • In the 1995 Video Treasures version, episode 1 has the text taken from the "Rusty To The Rescue" 1995 VHS while episodes 2-7 have the text taken from the "Thomas Gets Bumped" 1992 VHS and the "Thomas, Percy and The Dragon" 1993 VHS.
  • In the Strand VCI/Time-Life/1996 Video Treasures/Anchor Bay versions, the nameplates muffle after Thomas, Percy and The Dragon and No Joke For James.
  • In the 1995 Video Treasures/blooper versions, there are two yellow slooshes after Diesel's Devious Deed, Old Iron and Edward's Exploit.
  • In the Strand VCI/Time-Life/1996 Video Treasures/Anchor Bay versions, the "THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE & FRIENDS" and "Based on The Railway Series by The REV.W.AWDRY" are taken from the Season 2 intro, while the "Told by GEORGE CARLIN" and "Directed by DAVID MITTON" are taken from the Season 3 intro.
  • The 1995 Video Treasures release feature new roman-font title cards. The title sequence is fixed as "Diesel's Devious Deed & Other Thomas Stories" and the credits are changed.
  • Distributed by Strand VCI Entertainment.

Trivia

  • In the end credits, a "Double Trouble" still picture is used.
  • The 1993 release, despite being distributed by Strand Home Video, still displays the Strand VCI logo in the opening.

Opening Previews

Strand VCI version

  1. Strand VCI FBI Warning
  2. Strand VCI Entertainment logo (1988-1992)
  3. Britt Allcroft Presents logo
  4. Thomas and Friends Season 2 intro
  5. First few seconds of Percy's Ghostly Trick

Time-Life version

  1. Time-Life FBI Warning
  2. Time-Life Video logo (1992-2001)
  3. Britt Allcroft Presents logo
  4. Thomas and Friends Season 2 intro
  5. First few seconds of Percy's Ghostly Trick

1995 Video Treasures version

  1. Video Treasures FBI Warning
  2. Video Treasures logo (1987-1997, still version, silent)
  3. Britt Allcroft Presents logo
  4. Thomas and Friends US Season 4 intro (version 1)
  5. First few seconds of Percy's Ghostly Trick

1996 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 and Friends Season 2 intro
  6. First few seconds of Percy's Ghostly Trick

Blooper version

  1. Britt Allcroft Presents logo
  2. Thomas and Friends Season 2 intro
  3. First few seconds of Percy's Ghostly Trick

Anchor Bay version

  1. Anchor Bay FBI Warning
  2. Anchor Bay Entertainment logo (1999-2004)
  3. Britt Allcroft Presents logo
  4. Thomas and Friends Season 2 intro
  5. First few seconds of Percy's Ghostly Trick

Closing Previews

Strand VCI version

  1. Last few seconds of Double Trouble
  2. Thomas and Friends outro

Time-Life version

  1. Last few seconds of Double Trouble
  2. Thomas and Friends outro

1995 Video Treasures version

  1. Last few seconds of Double Trouble
  2. Thomas and Friends outro
  3. A Britt Allcroft Production logo
  4. Video Treasures logo (1987-1997, still version, silent)

1996 Video Treasures version

  1. Last few seconds of Double Trouble
  2. Thomas and Friends outro
  3. Video Treasures logo (1987-1997, still version, silent)

Blooper version

  1. Last few seconds of Double Trouble
  2. Thomas and Friends outro

Anchor Bay version

  1. Last few seconds of Double Trouble
  2. Thomas and Friends outro

Opening Credits

Strand VCI/Time-Life/1996 Video Treasures/Anchor Bay versions

  • THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE & FRIENDS
  • Based on The Railway Series by The REV.W.AWDRY
  • PERCY'S GHOSTLY TRICK
  • Told by GEORGE CARLIN
  • Directed by DAVID MITTON

1995 Video Treasures version

  • THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE & FRIENDS
  • Based on The Railway Series by The REV.W.AWDRY
  • DIESEL'S DEVIOUS DEED & OTHER THOMAS STORIES
  • Told by GEORGE CARLIN
  • Directed by DAVID MITTON

Video Artwork

Front Cover (Strand VCI/Strand Home Video/Time-Life/Video Treasures versions)

  • Duck in tears from "Diesel's Devious Deed"

Back Cover (Strand VCI/Strand Home Video/Time-Life/Video Treasures versions)

  • Percy seeing the dragon at night from "Thomas, Percy and The Dragon"

Front Cover (Anchor Bay version)

  • Top: Duck (speechless) and Diesel (bored)
  • Bottom: Gordon, James and Henry (all angry) from "Diesel's Devious Deed"

Back Cover (Anchor Bay version)

  • Thomas and Percy from "Thomas, Percy and The Dragon"
  • Edward from "Edward's Exploit"

Cover Color

  • Magenta

Description

PEEP! PEEP! Join Thomas the Tank Engine and his friends on the Island of Sodor in all the adventures they have. See what happens when Diesel tells lies about Duck. Meanwhile Percy plays a ghostly trick on Thomas and Edward comes to James' rescue.

Hop on board for exciting and thrilling adventures with all your engine friends, with storyteller, George Carlin.

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