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Engines To The Rescue Anchor Bay VHS cover

Engines To The Rescue is SuperMalechi's fan-fiction Thomas & Friends US VHS/DVD Release featuring one Season 6 episode and seven Season 7 episodes narrated by Michael Angelis. This is distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment and Strand VCI Entertainment in 2004, Strand Home Video in 2005, Time-Life Video in 2006, Video Treasures in 2007 and HiT Entertainment and Nick Jr in 2008.

Stories

  1. Gordon and Spencer
  2. Harold and The Flying Horse
  3. The Grand Opening
  4. It's Only Snow
  5. The Refreshment Lady's Stand
  6. Trusty Rusty
  7. Salty's Stormy Tale
  8. Something Fishy

Notes

  • Narrated by Michael Angelis.
  • Release Date: March 16, 2004.
  • In the Anchor Bay version, the Season 7 intro, nameplate sequence (1999-2000) and the Season 7 outro are used together.
  • In the Strand VCI/Time-Life/Video Treasures versions, the Season 7 intro, nameplate sequence (1990-1992) and the Season 7 outro are used together.
  • In the Blooper version, the Season 7 intro, nameplate sequence (1992-1994) and the Season 7 outro are used together.
  • In the Anchor Bay version, the text is taken from the "New Friends For Thomas" 2004 VHS.
  • In the Strand VCI/Time-Life/Video Treasures 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 & The Dragon" 1993 VHS.
  • In the Anchor Bay version, the "Story Coming Up Soon!" is made from the text taken from the "Best of Gordon" 2004 VHS.
  • In the Strand VCI/Time-Life/Video Treasures 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 & The Dragon" 1993 VHS, the "Daisy" 1993 VHS, the "James Goes Buzz, Buzz" 1994 VHS, the "Percy's Ghostly Trick" 1994 VHS and the "Thomas & His Friends Get Along" 1998 VHS.
  • Gordon & Spencer, Harold & The Flying Horse, The Grand Opening, The Refreshment Lady's Stand, Trusty Rusty, Salty's Stormy Tale and Something Fishy have the UK music.
  • First time Michael Angelis re-narrates Gordon & Spencer, Harold & The Flying Horse, The Grand Opening, It's Only Snow, The Refreshment Lady's Stand, Trusty Rusty, Salty's Stormy Tale and Something Fishy for America.
  • In the Strand VCI/Time-Life/Video Treasures versions, the opening credits muffle before Gordon & Spencer.
  • In the Strand VCI/Time-Life/Video Treasures versions, the nameplates muffle after Gordon & Spencer, Harold & The Flying Horse, The Grand Opening, It's Only Snow, The Refreshment Lady's Stand, Trusty Rusty and Salty's Stormy Tale.
  • In the Strand VCI/Time-Life/Video Treasures versions, the closing credits muffle after Something Fishy.
  • Running Time: 48 Minutes approx.
  • Distrubuted by Anchor Bay Entertainment.

Trivia

  • In the Anchor Bay version, after The Grand Opening, the nameplates are Bill & Ben, Donald & Douglas, Duck, Diesel, Daisy, BoCo, Harold and Trevor as the Thomas & Friends opening theme is heard.
  • The 2005 release, despite being distributed by Strand Home Video, still displays the Strand VCI logo in the opening.

Opening Credits

Anchor Bay version

  • THOMAS & FRIENDS
  • Based on The Railway Series by The REV.W.AWDRY
  • Created For Television by BRITT ALLCROFT
  • ENGINES TO THE RESCUE
  • Storyteller MICHAEL ANGELIS
  • Directed by DAVID MITTON

Strand VCI/Time-Life/Video Treasures versions

  • THOMAS & FRIENDS
  • Based on The Railway Series by The REV.W.AWDRY
  • Created For Television by BRITT ALLCROFT
  • GORDON AND SPENCER
  • Told by MICHAEL ANGELIS
  • Directed by DAVID MITTON

Blooper version

  • THOMAS & FRIENDS
  • Based on The Railway Series by The REV.W.AWDRY
  • Created For Television by BRITT ALLCROFT
  • GORDON & SPENCER
  • Told by MICHAEL ANGELIS
  • Directed by DAVID MITTON

Opening Previews

Anchor Bay version

  • Anchor Bay FBI Warning
  • Anchor Bay Entertainment logo (1999-2003)
  • HiT Entertainment Logo (2001 Version)
  • Thomas & Friends Season 7 Intro

Strand VCI version

  • Strand VCI FBI Warning
  • Strand VCI Entertainment logo (1992)
  • Thomas & Friends Season 7 Intro

Time-Life version

  • Time-Life FBI Warning
  • Time-Life Video logo (1992-2001)
  • Thomas & Friends Season 7 Intro

Video Treasures version

  • Video Treasures Tracking Control
  • Video Treasures FBI Warning
  • Video Treasures logo (1987-1997)
  • Thomas & Friends Season 7 Intro

Blooper version

  • Thomas & Friends Season 7 Intro

Closing Previews

Anchor Bay version

  • Visit Thomas & Friends Website
  • Thomas & Friends Season 7 Outro
  • HiT Entertainment Logo (2001 Version)

Strand VCI version

  • Thomas & Friends Season 7 Outro
  • HiT Entertainment & Nick Jr logo

Time-Life version

  • Thomas & Friends Season 7 Outro
  • HiT Entertainment & Nick Jr logo
  • Thomas & Friends Video Collection Promo

Video Treasures version

  • Thomas & Friends Season 7 Outro
  • HiT Entertainment & Nick Jr Logo
  • Video Treasures logo (1987-1997)

Blooper version

  • Thomas & Friends Season 7 Outro
  • HiT Entertainment & Nick Jr logo

VHS Artwork

Front Cover (Anchor Bay version)

  • Top: Thomas and Arthur
  • Bottom: Percy from "Harold and The Flying Horse"

Back Cover (Anchor Bay version)

  • Thomas and Edward from "It's Only Snow"
  • Spencer racing pass Gordon from "Gordon and Spencer"

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

  • Thomas from "Harold and The Flying Horse"

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

  • Gordon from "Gordon and Spencer"
  • Peter Sam from "The Refreshment Lady's Stand"

Nameplates

Anchor Bay version

After Gordon and Spencer

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

After Harold and The Flying Horse

  • Thomas
  • Peter Sam
  • James
  • Rheneas
  • Edward
  • Percy
  • Toby
  • Duke
  • Terence

After The Grand Opening

  • Bill and Ben
  • Donald and Douglas
  • Duck
  • Diesel
  • Daisy
  • BoCo
  • Harold
  • Trevor

After It's Only Snow

  • Duck
  • James
  • Gordon
  • Rusty
  • Edward
  • Class 40
  • Toby
  • Bertie
  • Terence

After The Refreshment Lady's Stand

  • Thomas
  • Sir Handel
  • Gordon
  • Skarloey
  • Edward
  • Class 40
  • Toby
  • Rusty
  • Duncan

After Trusty Rusty

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

After Salty's Stormy Tale

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

Strand VCI/Time-Life/Video Treasures versions

After Gordon and Spencer

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

After Harold and The Flying Horse

  • Thomas
  • Harold
  • Trevor
  • Henry
  • Edward
  • Percy
  • Toby
  • Bertie
  • Terence

After The Grand Opening

  • Trevor
  • James
  • Gordon
  • Harold
  • Edward
  • Percy
  • Toby
  • Bertie
  • Terence

After It's Only Snow

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

After The Refreshment Lady's Stand

  • Thomas
  • James
  • Gordon
  • Harold
  • Edward
  • Trevor
  • Bertie
  • Terence

After Trusty Rusty

  • Thomas
  • Trevor
  • Gordon
  • Henry
  • Edward
  • Percy
  • Toby
  • Harold

After Salty's Stormy Tale

  • Thomas
  • James
  • Harold
  • Trevor
  • Edward
  • Percy
  • Toby
  • Bertie
  • Terence

Blooper version

After Gordon and Spencer

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

After Harold and The Flying Horse

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

After The Grand Opening

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

After It's Only Snow

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

After The Refreshment Lady's Stand

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

After Trusty Rusty

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

After Salty's Stormy Tale

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

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