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Percy Takes The Plunge & Other Stories is a US Thomas & Friends VHS idea made up by Pikachufreak. Released in July 1991, it has one Season 1 episode and six Season 2 episodes narrated by Ringo Starr.

Stories

  1. Percy Takes The Plunge
  2. Percy's Ghostly Trick
  3. Woolly Bear
  4. Saved From Scrap
  5. A New Friend For Thomas
  6. Thomas' Christmas Party
  7. Thomas and The Missing Christmas Tree

Notes

  • Narrated by Ringo Starr.
  • Release Date: July 19, 1991.
  • In the Strand VCI version, the Season 2 intro, nameplate sequence (1990-1992) and the outro are used together.
  • In the Strand Home Video/Time-Life/Video Treasures version, the Season 2 intro, nameplate sequence (1992-1994) and the outro are used together.
  • In the Strand VCI version, 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.
  • In the Strand Home Video/Time-Life/Video Treasures version, the "Next Story Coming Up Soon!" logo is taken from the "Thomas Gets Bumped" 1992 VHS and the "Thomas, Percy and The Dragon" 1993 VHS.
  • In the Strand VCI version, the text is taken from the
  • In the Strand Home Video/Time-Life/Video Treasures version, the text 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.
  • In all versions of the ending sequence, a still picture from "Thomas and The Missing Christmas Tree" is used.
  • In the Strand VCI version, the text for the ending sequence 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.
  • In the Strand Home Video/Time-Life/Video Treasures version, the text for the ending sequence is taken from the "Thomas Gets Tricked" 1993 VHS, the "James Learns A Lesson" 1993 VHS, the "Tenders and Turntables" 1993 VHS, the "Thomas Breaks The Rules" 1993 VHS and the "Better Late Than Never" 1993 VHS.
  • Distributed by Strand VCI Entertainment, and later by Strand Home Video, Time-Life and Video Treasures.

Trivia

  • In the Strand VCI version, the nameplates after Thomas' Christmas Party are Edward, James, Gordon, Percy and Toby as the Thomas and Friends opening theme is heard.

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 Takes The Plunge

Strand Home Video version

  1. Strand Home Video FBI Warning
  2. Strand Home Video logo (1993-1994)
  3. Britt Allcroft Presents logo
  4. Thomas and Friends Season 2 intro
  5. First few seconds of Percy Takes The Plunge

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 Takes The Plunge

Video Treasures version

  1. Video Treasures FBI Warning
  2. Video Treasures logo (1987-1997)
  3. Britt Allcroft Presents logo
  4. Thomas and Friends Season 2 intro
  5. First few seconds of Percy Takes The Plunge

Closing Previews

Strand VCI version

  1. Last few seconds of Thomas and The Missing Christmas Tree
  2. Thomas and Friends outro

Strand Home Video version

  1. Last few seconds of Thomas and The Missing Christmas Tree
  2. Thomas and Friends outro
  3. Strand Home Video logo (1993-1994)

Time-Life version

  1. Last few seconds of Thomas and The Missing Christmas Tree
  2. Thomas and Friends outro

Video Treasures version

  1. Last few seconds of Thomas and The Missing Christmas Tree
  2. Thomas and Friends outro
  3. 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
  • PERCY TAKES THE PLUNGE
  • Told by RINGO STARR
  • Directed by DAVID MITTON

Closing Credits

Cover Art

Front Cover

  • Percy sunk from "Percy Takes The Plunge"

Back Cover

  • Edward and Trevor at the scrapyards from "Saved From Scrap"

Nameplates

Strand VCI version

After Percy Takes The Plunge

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

After Percy's Ghostly Trick

  • Thomas
  • Duck
  • Gordon
  • Diesel
  • Edward
  • Percy
  • Toby
  • Bertie
  • Terence

After Woolly Bear

  • Thomas
  • James
  • Gordon
  • Henry
  • Duck
  • Diesel
  • Bertie
  • Terence

After Saved From Scrap

  • Thomas
  • James
  • Gordon
  • Henry
  • Edward
  • Percy
  • Duck
  • Diesel

After A New Friend For Thomas

  • Duck
  • Diesel
  • James
  • Gordon
  • Henry
  • Edward
  • Percy
  • Toby
  • Bertie
  • Terence

After Thomas' Christmas Party

  • Edward
  • James
  • Gordon
  • Percy
  • Toby

Strand Home Video, Time-Life and Video Treasures versions

After Percy Takes The Plunge

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

After Percy's Ghostly Trick

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

After Woolly Bear

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

After Saved From Scrap

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

After A New Friend For Thomas

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

After Thomas' Christmas Party

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

See Also

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