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Percy Takes The Plunge & Other Stories is a different version made for Strand VCI/Strand Home Video/Time-Life/Video Treasures. Released in July 1991, it has seven Season 2 episodes.

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. Bertie's Chase
  7. Percy and The Signal

Notes

  • Narrated by Ringo Starr.
  • Release Date: July 19, 1991.
  • The Season 2 intro, nameplate sequence (1990-1992 in SVCI, 1992-1994 in SHV/TLV/VT) and the outro are used together.
  • 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 VCI version, while the "Next Story Coming Up Soon!" logo is taken from the "Thomas Gets Bumped" 1992 VHS, the "Thomas, Percy and 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 and His Friends Get Along" 1998 VHS in the Strand Home Video, Time-Life, Video Treasures versions.
  • The Strand VCI Entertainment version had the text 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 while the Strand Home Video/Time-Life/Video Treasures version have this taken from the "Thomas Gets Bumped" 1992 VHS and the "Thomas, Percy and The Dragon" 1993 VHS.
  • In the ending sequence, a "Percy and The Signal" still picture is used.
  • In the Strand VCI version, the text for the end credits 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, while the Strand Home Video/Time-Life/Video Treasures versions use this from the "Thomas Gets Bumped" VHS and the "Thomas, Percy and The Dragon" 1993 VHS.
  • This is the first time that Ringo Starr narrates Bertie's Chase and Percy and The Signal for US audiences.
  • Distributed by Strand VCI Entertainment.

Opening Previews

Strand VCI Entertainment 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
  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
  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
  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 Entertainment version

  1. Last few seconds of Percy and The Signal
  2. Thomas and Friends outro

Strand Home Video version

  1. Last few seconds of Percy and The Signal
  2. Thomas and Friends outro
  3. Strand Home Video logo

Time-Life version

  1. Last few seconds of Percy and The Signal
  2. Thomas and Friends outro

Video Treasures version

  1. Last few seconds of Percy and The Signal
  2. Thomas and Friends outro
  3. Video Treasures logo

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 Bertie from "Bertie's Chase"

Cover Color

  • Green

Running Time

  • 35 Minutes

Description

  • PEEP! PEEP! All Aboard for

Nameplates

Strand VCI Entertainment version

After Percy Takes The Plunge

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

After Percy's Ghostly Trick

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

After Woolly Bear

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

After Saved From Scrap

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

After A New Friend For Thomas

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

After Bertie's Chase

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

Strand Home Video/Time-Life/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 Bertie's Chase

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

See Also

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