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  • Here's the full transcript to Percy Takes The Plunge & Other Stories, a video released on July 19, 1991. Stories narrated by Ringo Starr in order: Percy Takes The Plunge, Percy's Ghostly Trick, Woolly Bear, Saved From Scrap, A New Friend For Thomas, Thomas' Christmas Party, and Thomas and The Missing Christmas Tree.

Characters

  • Thomas
  • Edward
  • Henry
  • Gordon
  • James
  • Percy
  • Toby
  • Donald and Douglas
  • Bill and Ben
  • Trevor
  • Sir Topham Hatt
  • Annie and Clarabel
  • Duck (does not speak)
  • Harold (does not speak)
  • Diesel (cameo)
  • BoCo (cameo)

Opening Previews

  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

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

Transcript

  • (We open this video with the Strand VCI FBI Warning)
  • (We then see the 1988-1992 Strand VCI Entertainment logo)
  • (The Britt Allcroft Presents logo is then followed)
  • (We soon see the Thomas Season 2 intro and we begin Percy Takes The Plunge)
  • Ringo Starr: One day, Henry wanted a rest, but Percy was talking to some engines. He was telling them about the time he had brave bad weather to help Thomas.
  • Percy: It was raining hard. Water swirled under my boiler. I couldn't see where I was going, but I struggled on.
  • Bill: Oh, Percy, you are brave.
  • Percy: Well, it wasn't anything really. Water's nothing to an engine with determination.
  • Ben: Tell us more, Percy.
  • Henry: What are you engines doing here?
  • Ringo Starr: Hissed Henry.
  • Henry: This shed is for Sir Topham Hatt's engines. Go away. Silly things.
  • Ringo Starr: Henry snorted.
  • Percy: They're not silly.
  • Ringo Starr: Percy had been enjoying himself.
  • Henry: They are silly and so are you. Water's nothing to an engine with determination. Huh.
  • Percy: Anyway.
  • Ringo Starr: Said cheeky Percy.
  • Percy: I'm not afraid of water, I like it.
  • Ringo Starr: He ran off to the harbour singing.
  • Percy: Once an engine attached to a train, was afraid of a few drops of rain.
  • Henry: No one ever lets me forget the time i wouldn't come out of the tunnel in case the rain spoiled my paint.
  • Ringo Starr: Huffed Henry. Thomas was looking at the board on the key.
  • Thomas: Danger. We mustn't go passed it.
  • Ringo Starr: He said.
  • Thomas: That's orders.
  • Percy: Why?
  • Thomas: Danger means falling down something.
  • Ringo Starr: Said Thomas.
  • Thomas: I went pass danger once, and fell down a mine.
  • Percy: I can't see a mine.
  • Ringo Starr: Said Percy. He didn't know that the foundations of the key had sunk. The rails now sloped down into the sea.
  • Percy: Stupid board.
  • Ringo Starr: Said Percy. Percy made a plan. One day, he whispered to the cars.
  • Percy: Will you give me a bump when we get to the key?
  • Ringo Starr: The cars had never asked to bump an engine before. They giggled and chattered about it.
  • Percy: Driver doesn't know my plan.
  • Ringo Starr: Chuckled Percy.
  • Cars: On, on, on!
  • Ringo Starr: Laughed the cars. Percy thought they were helping.
  • Percy: I'll pretend to stop at the station, but the cars will push me pass the board. Then I'll make them stop. I can do that wherever I like.
  • Ringo Starr: Every wise engine knows that you cannot trust freight cars.
  • Cars: Go on, go on!
  • Ringo Starr: They yelled, and bumped Percy's driver and fireman off the footplate.
  • Percy: Oh!
  • Ringo Starr: Said Percy, sliding pass the board. Percy was frantic.
  • Percy: That's enough!
  • Ringo Starr: Percy was sunked.
  • Sir Topham Hatt: You are a very disobeident engine.
  • Ringo Starr: Percy knew that voice.
  • Percy: Please, sir, get me out, sir, I'm truly sorry, sir.
  • Sir Topham Hatt: No, Percy, we cannot do that till high tide. I hope it will teach you to take care of yourself.
  • Percy: Yes, sir.
  • Ringo Starr: It was dark when they brought floating cranes to rescue Percy. He was too cold and stiff to move by himself. Next day, he was sent to the works on Henry's freight train.
  • Henry: Well, well, well!
  • Ringo Starr: Chuckled Henry.
  • Henry: Did you like the water?
  • Percy: No.
  • Henry: I am surprised. You need more determination, Percy. Water's nothing to an engine with determination you know. Perhaps you will like it better next time.
  • Ringo Starr: Percy is quite determined that they'll won't be a next time.
  • (A nameplate sequence happens and we begin Percy's Ghostly Trick)
  • (An owl hoots)
  • (The owl hoots once more and Edward's whistle blows)
  • Percy: And every year on a date of the accident, it runs again as a warning to others plunging into the gap, shrieking like a lost soul.
  • Thomas: Percy, what are you talking about?
  • Percy: The ghost train. Driver saw it last night.
  • Thomas and Toby: Where?
  • Ringo Starr: Asked Thomas and Toby.
  • Percy: He didn't say. Ooh, it makes my wheels wobble to think of it.
  • Thomas: Huh.
  • Ringo Starr: Said Thomas.
  • Thomas: You're just a silly little engine. I'm not scared.
  • Percy: Thomas didn't believe in your ghosts.
  • Ringo Starr: Said Percy next morning. His driver laughed.
  • Percy's Driver: Neither do I. It was only a pretend ghost story.
  • Ringo Starr: Percy was dissapointed. That evening, he came back from the harbor.
  • (Percy's whistle toots and an owl hoots)
  • Ringo Starr: Percy knew where he was. Even in the dark.
  • Percy: Crowe's farm crossing. We shant be long now.
  • Ringo Starr: He liked running at night. Rails hummed and the signal light showed green. But a broken cartload of lyme lay ahead. Sam the farmer had just gone for help.
  • (Percy crashes into the cart)
  • Ringo Starr: Percy broke the cart to smitherines. Lyme flew everywhere. He puffed quickly to the nearest signal box.
  • (Percy's whistle toots and sees Toby)
  • Ringo Starr: Percy's driver explained what had happened.
  • Signalman: I'll see to it.
  • Ringo Starr: Said the signalman.
  • Signalman: But you better clean Percy or people will think he's a ghost.
  • Ringo Starr: Percy chuckled.
  • Percy: Do let's pretend I'm a ghost and scare Thomas. That'll teach him to say I'm a silly little engine.
  • Ringo Starr: Toby promised to help.
  • (Toby puffs away)
  • Ringo Starr: Thomas was being oiled up for his evening train.
  • Toby: Percy's had an accident.
  • Ringo Starr: Cried Toby.
  • Thomas: Poor engine.
  • Ringo Starr: Said Thomas.
  • Thomas: Botheration! That means I'll be late.
  • Toby: They've cleared the line for you, but there's something worse.
  • Thomas: Out with it, Toby. I can't wait all evening.
  • Toby: I've just seen something.
  • Ringo Starr: Said Toby.
  • Toby: It looked like Percy's ghost. It said it was, was coming here t-t-t-to warn us.
  • Thomas: Huh. Who cares? Don't be frightened, Toby. I'll take care of you.
  • (Percy's whistle toots)
  • Percy: Peep, peep. Pip, pip, pip, peep. Let me in. Let me in.
  • Ringo Starr: Wailed Percy.
  • Toby: No, no. Not by the smoke on my chimney chim chill.
  • Percy: I'll chuff, and I'll puff, and I'll break your door in.
  • (The doors open)
  • Thomas: Oh dear.
  • Ringo Starr: Exclaimed Thomas.
  • Thomas: It's getting late. Oh, I have no idea. Oh, I must find Annie and Clarabel.
  • (Thomas' whistle toots as he comes in the station with Annie and Clarabel)
  • Ringo Starr: It was morning when Thomas returned.
  • Toby: Where have you been?
  • Ringo Starr: Asked Toby.
  • Thomas: Ah, well.
  • Ringo Starr: Said Thomas.
  • Thomas: I knew you'd be sad about Percy and I uh, I didn't like to intrude. I slept in the freight shed and...
  • (Percy's whistle toots and Edward's whistle blows)
  • Thomas: Oh, sorry. Can't stop. Got to see a coach about a train.
  • (Thomas' whistle toots and he puffs away)
  • Ringo Starr: Percy was not in the worst for his adventue, and was still enjoying himself enormously. He had heard everything.
  • Percy: Well, well, well. What do you know about that?
  • Toby: Anyone would think.
  • Ringo Starr: Chuckled Toby.
  • Toby: That our Thomas had just seen a ghost.
  • (Another nameplate sequence happens and we begin Woolly Bear)
  • Ringo Starr: In the summer, the work crews cut the long grass along the tracks, raking it into heaps to dry in the sun. At this time of year, Percy stops where they have been cutting. The men load up his empty wagons and he pulls them to the staiton.
  • (The workmen chatter indistinctly. Percy's whistle toots)
  • Ringo Starr: Toby then takes them to the hills for the farmers to feed their stock.
  • (Toby's bell rings)
  • (Percy's whistle toots loudly)
  • Percy: Wheeeesh!
  • Ringo Starr: Percy gave a ghostly whistle.
  • Percy: Don't be frightened, Thomas.
  • Ringo Starr: He laughed.
  • Percy: It's only me.
  • Thomas: Your ugly fizz is enough to frighten anyone.
  • Ringo Starr: Said Thomas.
  • Thomas: You're like ugly, indeed.
  • Percy: I'm...
  • Thomas: A green caterpillar with red stripes.
  • Ringo Starr: Continued Thomas firmly.
  • Thomas: You crawl like one too.
  • Percy: I don't.
  • Thomas: Who's been late every afternoon this week?
  • Percy: It's the hay.
  • Thomas: I can't help that.
  • Ringo Starr: Said Thomas.
  • Thomas. Time's time, and Sir Topham Hatt relies on me to keep it. I can't if you crawl in the hay until all hours.
  • Percy: Green caterpillar indeed.
  • Ringo Starr: Fumed Percy. He set off to collect some hay to take to the habor.
  • Percy: Everyone says I'm handsome, or at least nearly everyone. Anyway, my curves are better than Thomas' corners. Thomas says I'm always late.
  • Ringo Starr: He grumbled.
  • Percy: I'm never late, or at least only a few minutes. What's that to Thomas? He can always catch up time further on.
  • Ringo Starr: All the same, he and his driver decided to start home early. Then came trouble.
  • (A treacle crate drops on Percy)
  • Ringo Starr: A crate of treacle was upset all over Percy. Percy was cross. He was still sticky when he puffed away.
  • (Percy puffs into the wind)
  • Ringo Starr: The wind was blowing fiercely.
  • Percy's Driver: Look at that!
  • Ringo Starr: Exclaimed the driver. The wind caught the piled hay, tossing it up and over the tracks. The line climbed here.
  • Percy's Driver: Take a run at it, Percy.
  • Ringo Starr: His driver advised. Percy gathered speed. But the hay made the rails slippery, and his wheels wouldn't grip. Time after time, he stalled with spinning wheels and had to wait until the line ahead was clear before he could start again.
  • (The wind continues blowing)
  • Ringo Starr: Everyone was waiting. Thomas seethed impatiently.
  • Thomas: 10 minutes late. I warned him, passengers will complain and Sir Topham Hatt...
  • Ringo Starr: Then they all saw Percy. The laughed and shouted.
  • (The people laugh at Percy)
  • Percy: Sorry I'm late.
  • Ringo Starr: Percy panted.
  • Thomas: Look what's crawled out of the hay.
  • Ringo Starr: Teased Thomas.
  • Percy: What's wrong?
  • Ringo Starr: Asked Percy.
  • Thomas: Talk about hairy caterpillars.
  • Ringo Starr: Puffed Thomas.
  • Thomas: It's worth being late to have seeing you.
  • Ringo Starr: When Percy got home, his driver showed him what he looked in a mirror.
  • (Percy is shocked when he sees himself in the mirror)
  • Percy: Bust my buffers. No wonder they all laughed. I'm just like a woolly bear. Please clean me before Toby comes.
  • Ringo Starr: But it was no good. Thomas told Toby all about it.
  • (The workmen get the hay off Percy)
  • Ringo Starr: Instead of talking about sensible things like playing ghosts, Thomas and Toby made jokes about woolly bear caterpillars and other creatures which crawl about in hay. They laughed a lot, but Percy thought they were really being very silly indeed.
  • (Another nameplate sequence occurs and we begin Saved From Scrap)
  • Ringo Starr: Sir Topham Hatt works his engines hard, but they are very proud when he calls them really useful.
  • Edward: I'm going to the scrap yard today.
  • Ringo Starr: Edward called to Thomas.
  • Thomas: What? Already? You're not that old.
  • Ringo Starr: Replied Thomas cheekily. Thomas was only teasing.
  • (Edward goes to the scrap yard)
  • Ringo Starr: The scrap yard is full of rusty old parts and machinery. The are broken into pieces, loaded into cars, and Edward pulls them to the steel works where they are melted down and used again. Today, there was a surprise waiting for Edward in the yard. It was a traction engine.
  • Edward: Hello.
  • Ringo Starr: Said Edward.
  • Edward: You're not broken and rusty. What are you doing here?
  • Trevor: I'm Trevor. They're going to break me up next week.
  • Edward: What a shame.
  • Ringo Starr: Said Edward.
  • Trevor: My driver says I only need some paint, polish and oil to be as good as new. But my owner says I'm old-fashioned.
  • Ringo Starr: Edward snorted.
  • Edward: People say I'm old-fashioned, but I don't care. Sir Topham Hatt says I'm a useful engine. What work did you do?
  • Trevor: My owner would send us from farm to farm. We threshed corn, hauled logs and did lots of other work. The children loved to see us.
  • Ringo Starr: Trevor shut his eyes, remembering.
  • Trevor: Oh, yes. I like children.
  • Ringo Starr: Edward set off to the station.
  • Edward: Broken up, what a shame. Broken up, what a shame. I must help Tevor, I must.
  • Ringo Starr: He thought of all his friends who liked engines. But strangely, none of them would have room for a traction engine at home.
  • Edward: It's a shame, It's a shame.
  • Ringo Starr: He hissed. Then...
  • Edward: Peep-peep! Why didn't I think of him before?
  • Ringo Starr: There, on the platform was the very person.
  • Vicar: Hello, Edward. You look upset. What's the matter, Charlie?
  • Ringo Starr: He asked the driver.
  • Edward's Driver: There's a traction engine in the scrap yard, Vicar. He'll be broken up next week. Jem Cole says he never drove a better engine.
  • Edward: Do save him, sir. He saws wood and gives children rides.
  • Vicar: We'll see.
  • Ringo Starr: Replied the Vicar. Jem Cole came on Saturday.
  • Jem Cole: The reverend's coming to see you, Trevor. Maybe he'll buy you.
  • Trevor: Do you think he will?
  • Ringo Starr: Asked Trevor hopefully.
  • Jem Cole: He will when I've lit your fire and clean you up.
  • Ringo Starr: The Vicar and his two boys arrived that evening. Trevor hadn't been so happy for months. He chuffered about the yard.
  • Vicar: Show your paces, Trevor.
  • Ringo Starr: Said the Vicar.
  • (Trevor goes backwards)
  • Ringo Starr: Later, he came out of the office, smiling.
  • Vicar: I've got him cheap, Jem. Cheap.
  • Jem Cole: Do you hear that, Trevor?
  • Ringo Starr: Cried Jem.
  • Jem Cole: The reverend saved you and you live in the vicarage now.
  • Trevor: Peep-peep!
  • Ringo Starr: Whistled Trevor. Now, Trevor's home is in the vicarage orchard. And he sees Edward every day. His paint is spotless and his brass shines like gold. Trevor likes his work, but his happiest day is the church fair. With a wooden seat bolted to his bunker, he chuffers around the orchard, giving rides to children. Long afterwards, you will see him shut his eyes, remembering.
  • Trevor: I like children.
  • Ringo Starr: He whispers happily.
  • (Another nameplate sequence happens and we begin A New Friend For Thomas)
  • Ringo Starr: Trevor the Traction Engine, enjoyed living in the vicarage orchard. Edward came to see him every day. But sometimes, Trevor didn't have enough work to do.
  • Trevor: I do like to keep busy all the time.
  • Ringo Starr: He sighed one day.
  • Trevor: And I do like company, especially children's company.
  • Edward: Cheer up.
  • Ringo Starr: Smiled Edward.
  • Edward: Sir Topham Hatt has work for you at his new harbor. I'm to take you to meet Thomas today.
  • (Trevor's whistle toots)
  • Trevor: Oh!
  • Ringo Starr: Exclaimed Trevor happily.
  • Trevor: A harbor. The seaside. Children! That will be lovely!
  • (Edward's whistle toots and Trevor to the yard)
  • Ringo Starr: Thomas was on his way to the harbor with a trainload of metal pilings. They were needed to make the harbor warf firm and safe.
  • Edward: Hello, Thomas.
  • Ringo Starr: Said Edward.
  • Edward: This is Trevor, a friend of mine. He's a traction engine.
  • Ringo Starr: Thomas eyed the newcomer doubtfully.
  • Thomas: A what engine?
  • Ringo Starr: He asked.
  • Trevor: A traction engine.
  • Ringo Starr: Exclaimed Trevor.
  • Trevor: I run on roads instead of rails. Can you take me to the harbor, please? Sir Topham Hatt has a job for me.
  • Thomas: Yes, of course.
  • Ringo Starr: Replied Thomas. But he was still puzzled. Workmen coupled Trevor's car to Thomas' train. And soon, they were ready to start their journey.
  • (Thomas' whistle toots and puffs away)
  • Trevor: I'm glad Sir Topham Hatt needs me.
  • Ringo Starr: Called Trevor.
  • Trevor: I don't have enough to do sometimes, you know. Although I can work anywhere. In orchards, on farms, in scrap yards, even at harbors.
  • Thomas: But you don't run on rails.
  • Ringo Starr: Puffed Thomas.
  • Trevor: I'm a tracion engine. I don't need rails to be useful.
  • Ringo Starr: Replied Trevor.
  • Trevor: You wait and see.
  • Ringo Starr: When they reached the harbor, they found everything in confusion. Cars have been derailed, blocking the line. And stone slabs lay everywhere.
  • (Thomas and Trevor arrive at the harbor)
  • Thomas' Driver: We must get these pilings past.
  • Ringo Starr: Said Thomas' driver.
  • Thomas' Driver: They are essential. Trevor, we need you to drag them around this mess.
  • Trevor: Just the sort of job I like.
  • Ringo Starr: Replied Trevor.
  • Trevor: Now you'll see, Thomas. I'll soon show you what traction engines can do.
  • Ringo Starr: Trevor was as good as his work. He dragged the pilings clear with chains, and towed them into position.
  • Trevor: Who needs rails?
  • Ringo Starr: He muttered cheefully to himself.
  • (Thomas' whistle toots and Trevor's whistle toots)
  • Ringo Starr: Later, Thomas brought Annie and Clarabel to visit him. Thomas was most impressed.
  • Thomas: Now I understand how useful a traction engine can be.
  • Ringo Starr: The coaches were full of children. Trevor gave them rides along the harbor. He liked this best of all.
  • (Trevor's whistle toots and children chatter indistinctly)
  • Annie: He's very kind.
  • Ringo Starr: Said Annie.
  • Clarabel: He reminds of Thomas.
  • Ringo Starr: Added Clarabel. Everyone was sorry when it was time for Trevor to go.
  • (Thomas' whistle toots)
  • Ringo Starr: Thomas pulled him to the junction. A small tear came into Trevor's eye. Thomas pretended not to see. He whistled gaily to make Trevor happy.
  • Thomas: I'll come and see you if I can.
  • Ringo Starr: He promised.
  • Thomas: The vicar will look after you and there's plenty of work for you now at the orchard. But we may need you again at the harbor someday.
  • Trevor: That would be wonderful.
  • Ringo Starr: Said Trevor. That evening, Trevor stood remembering his new friend, Thomas, the harbor, and most of all, the children. Then he went happily to sleep in the shed at the bottom of the orchard.
  • (Another nameplate sequence occurs and we begin Thomas' Christmas Party)
  • Ringo Starr: It was Christmas on the Island of Sodor. All the engines were working hard. Thomas and Toby were busy carrying people and parcels up and down the branch line.
  • (Toby's bell rings)
  • Ringo Starr: Everyone was happy. Only the coaches, Annie and Clarabel were complaining.
  • Annie and Clarabel: It's always the same before Christmas.
  • Ringo Starr: They groaned.
  • Annie and Clarabel: We feel so full. We feel so full.
  • Thomas: Oh, come on.
  • Ringo Starr: Said Thomas.
  • Thomas: Where's your festive spirit? Chistmas day is almost here.
  • Ringo Starr: By the side of the track, was a lonely little cottage with a familiar figure waving to them.
  • Thomas: It's Mrs. Kyndley.
  • Ringo Starr: Whistled Thomas.
  • Thomas: Peep-peep! Happy Christmas.
  • Ringo Starr: Thomas always felt better for seeing her.
  • Thomas: Christmas just wouldn't be Christmas without Mrs. Kyndley.
  • Ringo Starr: When work was over, Thomas went to see the other engines. All their coats have been polished.
  • Gordon: Huh.
  • Ringo Starr: Said Gordon.
  • Gordon: Just look at us. Your driver will have to work fast to get you as smart as us.
  • Thomas: Never mind that.
  • Ringo Starr: Replied Thomas.
  • Thomas: I've something important to say. Do you realize it's a whole year since Mrs. Kyndley saved us from a nasty accident? Do you remember when she was ill in bed and...
  • Edward: Yes, of couse.
  • Ringo Starr: Interrupted Edward.
  • Edward: You told us how she waved her red dressing gown out of her window to warn you about a landslide ahead.
  • Percy: And you and Toby gave her presents.
  • Ringo Starr: Percy joined in.
  • Percy: And Sir Topham Hatt sent her to Bournemouth to get better.
  • James and Henry: But.
  • Ringo Starr: Said James and Henry together.
  • James and Henry: The rest of us have never thanked her properly.
  • Thomas: Exactly.
  • Ringo Starr: Said Thomas.
  • Thomas: So now I think we should all give her a special Christmas party.
  • (The engines' whistles toot)
  • Ringo Starr: Everyone was getting very excited. The drivers felt sure that Sir Topham Hatt would agree. As indeed, he did. The engines were all busy making plans when silence fell. Sir Topham Hatt had bad news.
  • Sir Topham Hatt: The weather's changed badly. Mrs. Kyndley is snowed up. Toby says he'll help to rescue her. You must help too, Thomas. There's no party unless you do.
  • Ringo Starr: Thomas hated snow, but he said bravely.
  • Thomas: I'll try, sir. We must rescue her, we must.
  • Sir Topham Hatt: There's a good engine. You and Toby will manage splendidly.
  • Ringo Starr: Thomas charged the snowdrifts fiercely. Sometimes he swept them aside, sometimes they stuck fast and the men had to loosen them.
  • (Thomas and Toby arrive at the cottage)
  • Ringo Starr: But at the cutting near the cottage, they could go no further.
  • Thomas' Fireman: Look at that.
  • Ringo Starr: Exclaimed Thomas' fireman.
  • (The cottage was covered with snow)
  • (Thomas' whistle toots)
  • Thomas: Peep-peep-peep. Here we are.
  • Ringo Starr: Whistled Thomas. An answering wave came from an upstairs window. Then they heard a familiar sound.
  • (Terence comes by)
  • Thomas: That's Terence.
  • Ringo Starr: Said Thomas.
  • Thomas: He's come to help too.
  • Ringo Starr: Sure enough, Terence had a snowplow and was working hard to clear a path for the railway line and safety.
  • (Terence backs up)
  • (Percy takes away the brakevan)
  • Ringo Starr: At long last, the rescue was complete. Percy took the tired workmen home. Terence said goodbye to Mrs. Kyndley, and promised to take care of her cottage as he watched them all set off.
  • (Toby's bell rings and Thomas' whistle toots as they puff away)
  • Ringo Starr: The engines made good time. No more snow had fallen. The yard was dark. Thomas' heart sank. Suddenly, all the lights went on. What a marvelous sight awaited Mrs. Kyndley.
  • Sir Topham Hatt: Well done.
  • Ringo Starr: Said Sir Topham Hatt.
  • Sir Topham Hatt: I'm really proud of you all.
  • Ringo Starr: Mrs. Kyndley especially thanked the smaller engines.
  • Mrs. Kyndley: Thomas and Toby are old friends.
  • Ringo Starr: She said.
  • Mrs. Kyndley: And now, Percy. You are my friend too.
  • Ringo Starr: Percy was very pleased.
  • Percy: Three cheers for Mrs. Kyndley.
  • Ringo Starr: He called.
  • (The engines' whistles toot)
  • All: Peep-peep-peep.
  • Ringo Starr: They all whistled.
  • (Bertie's horn honks)
  • All: We wish you a Merry Christmas, we wish you a Merry Christmas, we wish you a Merry Christmas, and a Happy New Year.
  • (The engines' whistles toot)
  • Ringo Starr: Thomas the Tank Engine and his friends thought it was the best Christmas ever. And Mrs. Kyndley could think of nowhere she would rather live than here with them on the Island of Sodor.
  • (Another nameplate sequence occurs and we begin Thomas and The Missing Christmas Tree)
  • Ringo Starr: It was two days before Christmas.
  • (Thomas' whistle toots)
  • Ringo Starr: Many children were expected on the Island of Sodor. All the engines were busy with the final preparations.
  • (Thomas' whistle toots)
  • Sir Topham Hatt: Our Christmas tree has arrived just in time. I want you to fetch it, Thomas. Duck can look after Annie and Clarabel until you back.
  • Thomas: Will we be all to sing carols too?
  • Ringo Starr: Asked Thomas.
  • Sir Topham Hatt: We'll see.
  • Thomas: It would be nice to sing carols again.
  • Ringo Starr: Sighed Thomas, as he set off on his important mission.
  • (Thomas whistle toots as he sets off to get the tree)
  • Ringo Starr: Thomas collected the tree safely, but large snowdrifts lay ahead.
  • (Thomas stops into the snowdrift)
  • Thomas: I mustn't be late.
  • Ringo Starr: He thought.
  • (Thomas' whistle toots)
  • Ringo Starr: Whistling bravely, Thomas tried to move. But he couldn't.
  • (A big pile of snow falls)
  • Ringo Starr: There was worse to come.
  • (The snow covers Thomas)
  • Ringo Starr: Poor Thomas was snowed under. Meanwhile, the other engines waited and waited.
  • (Donald, Douglas, Henry and Gordon's whistles blow)
  • Ringo Starr: They were grumbling about Thomas for being late.
  • Sir Topham Hatt: Silence! Thomas left the works safely, but snow has brought the telephone lines down. We must asume he is stranded.
  • Ringo Starr: The engines now felt sorry for Thomas.
  • (Donald and Douglas' whistles blow)
  • Ringo Starr: And cold, but confident, the twins set off to the rescue.
  • (The twins go find Thomas)
  • Ringo Starr: Suddenly, they came to the drift that was deeper than the rest.
  • (They hear a sound as it was like, "Help!")
  • Donald: Hush.
  • Ringo Starr: Said Donald.
  • Donald: I can hear something.
  • Douglas: Probably the wind.
  • Ringo Starr: Said Douglas.
  • (They hear it again)
  • Donald: No, listen.
  • Ringo Starr: Insisted Donald.
  • Voice: Over here.
  • (Donald and Douglas realize that it's Thomas)
  • Donald: Oh, it's Thomas. Come on. The poor wee engine must be frozen to the frames in there.
  • Ringo Starr: When the workmen arrived, it took some time to decide how to dig away the heavy drifts of snow. Thomas' driver and fireman, who had taken shelter at the nearby cottage, joined the rescue. At last, Thomas and the precious Christmas tree were free from the snowdrift.
  • (Donald and Douglas pull the snow-covered Thomas out of the drift)
  • (The wind blows the snow off of Thomas)
  • Ringo Starr: Then they set off once more to finish their long journey.
  • (Donald and Douglas' whistles blow)
  • (Thomas' whistle toots)
  • (Donald, Douglas and Thomas arrive just in time for the party)
  • Sir Topham Hatt: As a reward for all your hard work, you may go and enjoy the carols.
  • (The engines' whistles start to toot)
  • Sir Topham Hatt: Be quick, now.
  • Ringo Starr: At the big station, all was soon ready.
  • Sir Topham Hatt: One, two, three.
  • (The lights flash on)
  • Ringo Starr: Suddenly, like magic, the station was flooded with lights.
  • Sir Topham Hatt: Ladies, gentlemen and children, I give you three cheers for Thomas the Tank Engine, and all his friends who have made this occasion possible.
  • (Harold was in the sky, going around)
  • Ringo Starr: Suddenly, there was strange wirring sound. Percy and Toby smiled. They knew who it was.
  • (Harold starts to go down)
  • Ringo Starr: With landing lights shining brightly, Harold the Helicopter touched down gently in the snow. Bringing the greatest surprise of all, Father Christmas. Everyone cheered, and the party began.
  • (The "We Wish You a Merry Christmas" theme plays)
  • Thomas: It's no fun getting stuck in the snow.
  • Ringo Starr: Whispered Thomas to Percy.
  • Thomas: But it was worth it for this party. Happy Christmas, Percy. Happy Christmas, everyone.
  • (The story comes to a still and we go to the end credits)
  • (While they roll, the Thomas end theme plays)

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