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Granpuff & Other Thomas Stories is a Thomas VHS idea made by Thomas Home Video. Released in February 1995, it has eight Season 4 episodes and one song.

Stories

  1. Rusty To The Rescue
  2. Thomas and Stepney
  3. Granpuff
  4. Sleeping Beauty
  5. Toad Stands By
  6. Thomas and The Special Letter
  7. Thomas Meets The Queen
  8. Special Attraction

Song

  1. Thomas' Anthem

Notes

  • Narrated by George Carlin.
  • Release Date: February 21, 1995.
  • The US Season 4 intro, nameplate sequence (1995-1996) and the UK Season 4 outro are used together.
  • 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.
  • The "Music Video Coming Up Soon!" logo is taken from the "Rusty To The Rescue" 1995 VHS, the "Thomas and The Special Letter" 1995 VHS, the "The Gallant Old Engine" 1996 VHS and the "Thomas Meets The Queen" 1997 VHS.
  • The text is taken from the "Rusty To The Rescue" 1995 VHS.
  • There are fade transitions after Rusty To The Rescue, Thomas and Stepney, Granpuff, Sleeping Beauty, Toad Stands By, Thomas and The Special Letter, Thomas Meets The Queen and Special Attraction.
  • Distributed by Video Treasures.

Trivia

  • The back cover shows a picture from "Train Stops Play", but that episode doesn't appear on the video.

Opening Previews

  1. Video Treasures Tracking Control
  2. Video Treasures FBI Warning
  3. Video Treasures logo (1987-1997, still version, silent)
  4. Britt Allcroft Presents logo
  5. Thomas and Friends US Season 4 intro
  6. First few seconds of Rusty To The Rescue

Closing Previews

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

Opening Credits

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

Closing Credits

  • Television Stories by BRITT ALLCROFT and DAVID MITTON
  • Director of Photography TERENCE PERMANE
  • Art Director ROBERT GAULD GALLIERS
  • Models Supervisor STEVE ASQUITH
  • Camera Crew DAVID WATKINS & NIGEL PERMANE
  • Gaffer MICHAEL FLYNN
  • Programme Management TELEVISION SUPPORT SERVICES & GRAEME MacARTHUR
  • Production Co-ordinator NADINE SCHOEN
  • Chief Model Maker MARTIN GASKELL
  • Special Effects Model Maker DAVID EVES
  • Specialist Model Makers PETER EVES
  • Model Crew CONRAD AYLING, KEVIN HARRIS, GARETH HUTCHINSON, JENNIE DE NAEYER & JOHN PIPER
  • Figurines JOHNATHAN SAVILLE
  • Stagehands ADAM COOK & LEIGH GROSCH
  • Lighting Equipment Supplied by LEE LIGHTING LTD.
  • Periscope Lens Supplied By GRIP HOUSE LTD.
  • Sound Effects and Dubbing THE FAMILY CHANNEL STUDIOS
  • Dubbing Mixer MIKE ERANDER
  • Post Production Facilities DEAN STREET POST
  • Editor JOHN WRIGHT
  • Music Composed and Performed By MIKE O'DONNELL and JUNIOR CAMPBELL
  • Made At SHEPPERTOWN STUDIOS, LONDON, ENGLAND
  • Processed By TECHNICOLOR
  • Executive Producer ANGUS WRIGHT
  • Producers BRITT ALLCROFT and DAVID MITTON
  • A BRITT ALLCROFT PRODUCTION
  • Films @BRITT ALLCROFT (Thomas) Limited 1995
  • Soundtrack @BRITT ALLCROFT (Thomas) Limited 1995 for "SHINING TIME STATION"

Cover Art

Front Cover

  • Duke in his shed from "Sleeping Beauty"

Back Cover

  • Toby, Thomas, Percy and Stepney from "Train Stops Play"

Cover Color

  • Brown

Running Time

  • 45 Minutes

Description

  • PEEP! PEEP!

Nameplates

After Rusty To The Rescue

  • Duke
  • Peter Sam
  • Sir Handel
  • Rheneas
  • Skarloey
  • Rusty
  • Stepney

After Thomas and Stepney

  • Duke
  • Peter Sam
  • Sir Handel
  • Rheneas
  • Skarloey
  • Rusty
  • Stepney

After Granpuff

  • Duke
  • Peter Sam
  • Sir Handel
  • Rheneas
  • Skarloey
  • Rusty
  • Stepney

After Sleeping Beauty

  • Duke
  • Peter Sam
  • Sir Handel
  • Rheneas
  • Skarloey
  • Rusty
  • Stepney

After Toad Stands By

  • Duke
  • Peter Sam
  • Sir Handel
  • Rheneas
  • Skarloey
  • Rusty
  • Stepney

After Thomas and The Special Letter

  • Duke
  • Peter Sam
  • Sir Handel
  • Rheneas
  • Skarloey
  • Rusty
  • Stepney

After Thomas Meets The Queen

  • Duke
  • Peter Sam
  • Sir Handel
  • Rheneas
  • Skarloey
  • Rusty
  • Stepney

After Special Attraction

  • Duke
  • Peter Sam
  • Sir Handel
  • Rheneas
  • Skarloey
  • Rusty
  • Stepney

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