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Down The Mine is a Thomas VHS/DVD idea made by Pikachufreak. Released in August 1998, it has five Season 1 episodes, one Season 2 episode, one Season 3 episode and one song.

Stories

  1. Down The Mine
  2. Edward Helps Out
  3. Edward, Trevor and The Really Useful Party
  4. James Learns A Lesson
  5. Foolish Freight Cars
  6. Thomas' Christmas Party
  7. Thomas and The Missing Christmas Tree

Song

  1. The Island Song (separate from the main feature on DVD)

Bonus Features

  1. Memory Fun Game (taken from Best of Percy)
  2. Character Cube (taken from Thomas and The Jet Engine)
  3. Web Fun

Notes

  • Narrated by George Carlin.
  • Release Dates: August 18, 1998 and May 21, 2002 (VHS) and February 7, 2006 (DVD).
  • The US Season 4 intro (version 2), nameplate sequence (1998-1999) and the Percy Takes The Plunge outro are used together.
  • The "Next Story Coming Up Soon!" logo is taken from the "Thomas Comes To Breakfast" 1998 VHS and the "A Big Day For Thomas" 1998 VHS.
  • The "Music Video Coming Up Soon!" logo is made from the "Next Story Coming Up Soon!" logo taken from the "Thomas Comes To Breakfast" 1998 VHS and the "A Big Day For Thomas" 1998 VHS.
  • The text is taken from the "Thomas and His Friends Get Along" 1998 VHS, the "Thomas Comes To Breakfast" 1998 VHS and the "A Big Day For Thomas" 1998 VHS.
  • The Island Song has no lyrics in the VHS version.
  • The ending sequence is from the 1993 version of Percy Takes The Plunge & Other Stories.
  • Distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment.

Trivia

  • The cover artwork for the 1998 version is based on the one from the Buzz Book entitled: Thomas Down The Mine.

Opening Previews

1998 VHS version

  1. Video Treasures Tracking Control
  2. Video Treasures FBI Warning
  3. Anchor Bay Entertainment logo (1998-1999)
  4. Britt Allcroft Presents logo
  5. Thomas and Friends US Season 4 intro (version 2)
  6. First few seconds of Down The Mine

2002 VHS version

  1. Anchor Bay FBI Warning
  2. Anchor Bay Entertainment logo (1999-2004)
  3. Britt Allcroft Presents logo
  4. Thomas and Friends US Season 4 intro (version 2)
  5. First few seconds of Down The Mine

2006 DVD version

  1. Anchor Bay FBI Warning
  2. Anchor Bay Entertainment logo (2004-2007)
  3. HiT Entertainment logo (2001)
  4. Thomas and Friends VHS/DVD Collection Trailer (2006)
  5. Down The Mine DVD Menu
  6. HiT Entertainment logo (2001)
  7. Britt Allcroft Presents logo
  8. Thomas and Friends US Season 4 intro (version 2)
  9. First few seconds of Down The Mine

Closing Previews

1998 VHS version

  1. Last few seconds of The Island Song
  2. Percy Takes The Plunge and Other Stories outro
  3. A Britt Allcroft Production logo
  4. Anchor Bay Entertainment logo (1998-1999)

2002 VHS version

  1. Last few seconds of The Island Song
  2. Percy Takes The Plunge and Other Stories outro
  3. A Britt Allcroft Production logo

2006 DVD version

  1. Last few seconds of Thomas and The Missing Christmas Tree
  2. Percy Takes The Plunge and Other Stories outro
  3. A Britt Allcroft Production logo
  4. HiT Entertainment logo (2004)

Opening Credits

  • THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE & FRIENDS
  • Based on The Railway Series by The REV.W.AWDRY
  • Adaptation by BRITT ALLCROFT
  • DOWN THE MINE
  • Told by GEORGE CARLIN
  • Directed by DAVID MITTON

Cover Art

Front Cover (1998)

  • Thomas sunk from "Down The Mine"

Back Cover (1998)

  • Top Left: Trevor (sad) and Edward (happy) from "Edward, Trevor and The Really Useful Party"
  • Top Right: James puffing up Gordon's hill from "Foolish Freight Cars"

Front Cover (2002 and 2006)

  • Top: Thomas (scared)
  • Bottom: Trevor and Bertie from "Edward, Trevor and The Really Useful Party"

Back Cover (2002 and 2006)

  • Top Left: James at the top of Gordon's Hill from "Foolish Freight Cars"
  • Top Right: Donald and Douglas from "Thomas and The Missing Christmas Tree"

Cover Colors

  • Pale Red (1998)
  • Cyan (2002 and 2006)

Running Time

  • 40 Minutes

Descriptions

1998 version

  • PEEP! PEEP!

2002 version

  • PEEP! PEEP!

2006 DVD version

  • PEEP! PEEP!

Nameplates

After Down The Mine

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

After Edward Helps Out

  • James
  • Thomas
  • Duck
  • Diesel
  • Edward
  • Percy
  • Harold
  • Trevor

After Edward, Trevor and The Really Useful Party

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

After James Learns A Lesson

  • Percy
  • Toby
  • Thomas
  • Duck
  • Diesel
  • Gordon
  • Henry
  • Harold
  • James

After Foolish Freight Cars

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

After Thomas' Christmas Party

  • Gordon
  • James
  • Duck
  • Diesel
  • Toby
  • Bertie
  • Terence
  • Harold
  • Trevor

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