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Percy Takes The Plunge and Other Thomas Stories is a fan-fiction Thomas VHS/DVD Release featuring one Season 1 episode and six Season 2 episodes narrated by Ringo Starr. This is distributed by Strand VCI Entertainment in 1991, Strand Home Video in 1996, Time-Life Video in 1997, Video Treasures in 1999, and Anchor Bay Entertainment in 2003. This is made by Pikachufreak.

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 Dates: January 23, 1991 (Strand VCI Entertainment), February 2, 1996 (Strand Home Video),  August 19, 1997 (Time-Life Video), February 2, 1999  (Video Treasures) and October 14, 2003 (Anchor Bay Entertainment).
  • In the Strand VCI version, the Season 2 intro, nameplate sequence (1990-1992) and outro are used together.
  • In the Strand Home Video/Time-Life/Video Treasures/Anchor Bay versions, the Season 2 intro, nameplate sequence (1992-1994) and 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 and "Percy Takes The Plunge" 1992 VHS
  • In the Strand Home Video/Time-Life/Video Treasures/Anchor Bay 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 and "Percy Takes The Plunge" 1992 VHS.
  • In the Strand Home Video/Time-Life/Video Treasures/Anchor Bay versions, the text 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 for the end credits are 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 and "Percy Takes The Plunge" 1992 VHS.
  • In the Strand Home Video/Time-Life/Video Treasures/Anchor Bay versions, the text for the end credits are taken from the Strand Home Video versions of Thomas Gets Tricked, James Learns A Lesson, Tenders and Turntables, Thomas Breaks The Rules and Better Late Than Never and Percy Takes The Plunge videos.
  • In the Strand Home Video/Time-Life/Video Treasures/Anchor Bay versions, there are two yellow slooshes before Percy Takes The Plunge.
  • In the Strand Home Video/Time-Life/Video Treasures/Anchor Bay versions, there are two yellow slooshes after Percy Takes The Plunge and Woolly Bear.
  • This is not confused with the 2008 DVD Release of Daisy & Other Thomas Stories.
  • Distributed by Strand VCI Entertainment.

Summary

Trivia

  • In the end credits, a "Thomas and The Missing Christmas Tree" still picture is used.
  • In the Strand VCI version, the nameplates after "Thomas' Christmas Party" are Thomas, James, Gordon, Henry, Edward, Duck, Diesel, Bertie, and Terence, as the Thomas & Friends opening theme is heard.
  • The 1996 release still had the Strand VCI logo on the spine despite being a Strand Home Video release.

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

Opening Previews

Strand VCI version

  1. Strand VCI FBI Warning
  2. Strand VCI Entertainment logo (1989-1992)
  3. Britt Allcroft Presents logo
  4. Thomas & 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 & 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 & 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 & Friends Season 2 Intro
  5. First few seconds of Percy Takes The Plunge

Anchor Bay version

  1. Anchor Bay FBI Warning
  2. Anchor Bay Entertainment logo (1999-2004)
  3. Britt Allcroft Presents logo
  4. Thomas & 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 & Friends Outro
  3. Thomas & Friends Videos Trailer

Strand Home Video version

  1. Last few seconds of Thomas and The Missing Christmas Tree
  2. Thomas & 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 & Friends Outro
  3. And Now The Special Presentation
  4. Thomas & Friends Videos Trailer

Video Treasures version

  1. Last few seconds of Thomas and The Missing Christmas Tree
  2. Thomas & Friends Outro
  3. Video Treasures logo (1987-1997, silent, still version)

Anchor Bay version

  1. Last few seconds of Thomas and The Missing Christmas Tree
  2. Thomas & Friends Outro
  3. Anchor Bay Entertainment logo (1999-2004)

Video Artwork

Front Cover (Strand VCI/Strand Home Video/Time-Life/Video Treasures versions)

  • Percy in the water from "Percy Takes The Plunge"

Back Cover (Strand VCI/Strand Home Video/Time-Life/Video Treasures versions)

  • Thomas and Toby from "Percy's Ghostly Trick"

Front Cover (Anchor Bay version)

  • Top: Henry and Percy
  • Bottom: Thomas, Edward and Trevor from "A New Friend For Thomas"

Back Cover (Anchor Bay version)

  • Percy from "Woolly Bear"
  • Thomas stuck in the snow from "Thomas and The Missing Christmas Tree"

Nameplates

Strand VCI version

After Percy Takes The Plunge

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

After Percy's Ghostly Trick

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

After Woolly Bear

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

After Saved From Scrap

  • Thomas
  • James
  • Diesel
  • Henry
  • Duck
  • Percy
  • Toby
  • Bertie
  • Terence

After A New Friend For Thomas

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

After Thomas' Christmas Party

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

Strand Home Video/Time-Life Video/Video Treasures/Anchor Bay versions

After Percy Takes The Plunge

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

After Percy's Ghostly Trick

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

After Woolly Bear

  • Thomas
  • James
  • Diesel
  • Henry
  • Duck
  • Percy
  • Toby
  • Bertie
  • Terence

After Saved From Scrap

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

After A New Friend For Thomas

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

After Thomas' Christmas Party

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

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