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Percy Takes The Plunge & Other Stories is a Thomas VHS idea made by Thomas Home Video. Released in September 1991, it has one Season 1 episode and six 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. Thomas' Christmas Party
  7. Thomas and The Missing Christmas Tree

Notes

  • Narrated by Ringo Starr.
  • Release Date: September 10, 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 versions, 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 versions, 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 VCI 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 the Strand Home Video/Time-Life/Video Treasures versions, the text is taken from the "Thomas Gets Bumped" 1992 VHS and the "Thomas, Percy and The Dragon" 1993 VHS.
  • In all versions of the ending sequence, a "Thomas and The Missing Christmas Tree" still picture 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.
  • This video contains the full Ringo Starr narration of Thomas and The Missing Christmas Tree.
  • Distributed by Strand VCI Entertainment, and later Strand Home Video, Time-Life, and Video Treasures.

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

  • THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE & FRIENDS
  • Based on The Railway Series by The REV.W.AWDRY and CHRISTOPHER AWDRY
  • Directed by DAVID MITTON
  • Produced by BRITT ALLCROFT
  • Music Composed and Arranged by MIKE O'DONNEL & JUNIOR CAMPBELL
  • Art Director BOB GAULD GALLIERS
  • Lighting Cameraman TERRY PERMANE
  • 1st Assistant Director STEVE ASQUITH
  • Models and Sets Penicott Payne & Lillie Ltd.
  • DBP Models and Effects
  • Albatross Models & Effects Bernard Carr
  • Editors MICHAEL DIXON & REBECCA DE BURGH MOUND
  • Films @BRITT ALLCROFT (Thomas) Ltd. 1985, 1986
  • Soundtrack @BRITT ALLCROFT (Thomas) Ltd. 1989 for "SHINING TIME STATION"

Cover Art

Front Cover

  • Percy sunk from "Percy Takes The Plunge"

Back Cover

  • Edward and Trevor at the Orchard from "A New Friend For Thomas"

Cover Color

  • Orange

Running Time

  • 35 Minutes

Descriptions

Strand VCI/Strand Home Video/Time-Life versions

  • PEEP! PEEP!

Video Treasures version

  • PEEP! PEEP!

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/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

Video

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