Thomas Meets Barney


Barney, Baby Bop and BJ take a trip to Sodor and meet Thomas and his friends. Then, an evil diesel called Bowser arrives and kidnaps Sir Topham Hatt, threatening to rip him to shreds. Together, Thomas, Barney and all their friends defeat Bowser and save Sir Topham Hatt.


  • Release Date: April 27, 1996.
  • This is also a Thomas/Barney 80-minute crossover special.
  • First Thomas special to be a crossover of another series. In this case-Barney & Friends.
  • Barney has his 1995 costume and Season 3 voice.
  • Baby Bop has her 1996 costume and Season 3 voice.
  • BJ has his 1996 costume and Season 3 voice.
  • The Barney costume from Barney's Talent Show is used.
  • First apperence of both the 1996 Baby Bop and BJ costumes.
  • This is the 14th time Barney isn't seen coming to life, instead, he is seen going down the treehouse.
  • This is the 14th time Barney does not turn back to a doll, instead, after Baby Bop and BJ say "Bye" to Barney, Barney says "We've done a such good job stopping Bowser from destroying Sir Topham Hatt, with the help of Thomas the Tank Engine and his friends. Thanks for coming today, and remember, I love You". Then it fades to the end credits.
  • This movie uses the Season 3 Barney, Baby Bop and BJ costumes and voices and Season 3 playground, school and treehouse sets and the Thomas & Friends Season 4 models and sets.

Musical Directors

  • Joe Phillips
  • Mike O'Donnel
  • Junior Campbell

Featured Characters

Thomas and Friends

  • Thomas
  • Edward
  • Henry
  • Gordon
  • James
  • Percy
  • Toby
  • Duck
  • Donald & Douglas
  • Oliver
  • Wilbert
  • Sixteen
  • Sir Topham Hatt
  • Diesel (music video cameo)
  • Bill & Ben (cameo)
  • Mavis (cameo)
  • Stepney (cameo)
  • The Narrow Gauge Engines (mentioned)
  • Bowser the Scrap Diesel

Barney & Friends

  • Barney
  • Baby Bop
  • BJ


  1. Barney Theme Song
  2. The Welcome Song
  3. Let's Go on an Adventure
  4. The Island of Sodor Song
  5. Bowser's Song
  6. Let's Go to Save The Day
  7. We've Saved Sir Topham Hatt
  8. I Love You


  • Bowser: Here we are. Now, it's time for you to stay here!
  • (The engines and dinosaurs find Bowser)
  • Barney: Here he is!
  • Thomas: It's the end of you, Bowser!
  • BJ: Your terrors are coming to an end!
  • Gordon: And you must be destroyed!
  • Baby Bop: And you would be smashed to bits!
  • Duck: Time to stop you! Let's get that diesel!
  • (They push Bowser off the cliff)
  • Bowser: (screaming) NO!! (hits the ravine hard)
  • BJ: (laughs) That was a great job.
  • Thomas: You are right, BJ.
  • Barney: This is stu-u-pendous!
  • Sir Topham Hatt: (unties himself) Well done, all of you. You had defeated Bowser.

Thomas & Duck Save Sir Topham Hatt!


A big mean diesel named Diesel 5000 arrives on Sodor, and kidnaps Sir Topham Hatt and threatens to rip him to shreds! It's up to Thomas and Duck to go and rescue Sir Topham Hatt and destroy Diesel 5000.


  • US Narrator: Michael Brandon
  • UK Narrator: Michael Angelis.
  • First time a human is kidnapped by a giant diesel, in case-Sir Topham Hatt.


  • Thomas
  • Edward
  • Henry (cameo)
  • Gordon (cameo)
  • James (cameo)
  • Percy (cameo)
  • Toby (cameo)
  • Duck
  • Donald & Douglas
  • Oliver
  • Emily
  • Stepney
  • Sixteen
  • Annie & Clarebel
  • Diesel (music video cameo)
  • Arry & Bert (music video cameo)
  • BoCo (music video cameo)
  • Daisy (music video cameo)
  • Diesel 10
  • Splatter & Dodge (Dodge does not speak)
  • Diesel 5000 (cameo)
  • Sir Topham Hatt.

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