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Tender Engines and Other Thomas Stories is a US fan-fiction Thomas VHS/DVD Release featuring three Season 1 episodes, one Season 2 episode and three Season 3 episodes narrated by George Carlin. This is distributed by Strand VCI Entertainment in 1994, Strand Home Video in 1996, Time-Life Video in 1997, Video Treasures in 1999 and Anchor Bay Entertainment in 2005. This is made by Pikachufreak.

Stories

  1. Tender Engines
  2. Escape
  3. Thomas Gets Tricked
  4. Oliver Owns Up
  5. Wrong Road
  6. Percy Runs Away
  7. Come Out Henry

Notes

  • Narrated by George Carlin.
  • Release Dates: June 18, 1994 (Strand VCI Entertainment), February 2, 1996 (Strand Home Video), August 19, 1997 (Time-Life Video), February 2, 1999 (Video Treasures) and January 25, 2005 (Anchor Bay Entertainment).
  • In the Strand VCI version, the Season 3 intro, nameplate sequence (1990-1992) and the UK Season 3 outro are used together.
  • In the Strand Home Video/Time-Life/Video Treasures/Anchor Bay versions, the Season 3 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.
  • 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 "Trust Thomas" 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 Season 3 episodes.
  • In the Strand Home Video/Time-Life/Video Treasures/Anchor Bay versions, the text for the end credits are taken from the "Daisy" 1993 VHS and the "James Goes Buzz, Buzz" 1994 VHS.
  • In the Strand VCI version, the opening credits muffle before Escape.
  • In the Strand VCI version, the nameplates muffle after Escape, Oliver Owns Up and Tender Engines.
  • In the Strand Home Video/Time-Life/Video Treasures/Anchor Bay versions, the nameplates echo after Thomas Gets Tricked and Wrong Road.
  • In the Strand Home Video/Time-Life/Video Treasures/Anchor Bay versions, the closing credits echo after Come Out Henry.
  • Distributed by Strand VCI Entertainment.

Summary

Trivia

  • In the Strand Home Video/Time-Life/Video Treasures/Anchor Bay versions, in the end credits, a "Come Out Henry" still picture is used.
  • 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
  • TENDER ENGINES
  • Told by GEORGE CARLIN
  • 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 3 Intro
  5. First few seconds of Escape

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 3 Intro
  5. First few seconds of Escape

Time-Life version

  1. Time-Life FBI Warning
  2. Time-Life Video logo (1992-2001)
  3. Britt Allcroft Presents logo
  4. Thomas & Friends Season 3 Intro
  5. First few seconds of Escape

Video Treasures version

  1. Video Treasures FBI Warning
  2. Video Treasures logo (1987-1997)
  3. Britt Allcroft Presents logo
  4. Thomas & Friends Season 3 Intro
  5. First few seconds of Escape

Anchor Bay version

  1. Anchor Bay FBI Warning
  2. Anchor Bay Entertainment logo (1999-2004)
  3. Britt Allcroft Presents logo
  4. Thomas & Friends Season 3 Intro
  5. First few seconds of Escape

Closing Previews

Strand VCI version

  1. Last few seconds of Come Out Henry
  2. Thomas & Friends UK Season 3 Outro

Strand Home Video version

  1. Last few seconds of Come Out Henry
  2. Thomas & Friends Outro
  3. Strand Home Video logo (1993-1994)

Time-Life version

  1. Last few seconds of Come Out Henry
  2. Thomas & Friends Outro
  3. Thomas & Friends Videos Trailer

Video Treasures version

  1. Last few seconds of Come Out Henry
  2. Thomas & Friends Outro
  3. Video Treasures logo (1987-1997, still version, silent)

Anchor Bay version

  1. Last few seconds of Come Out Henry
  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)

  • Gordon from "Wrong Road"

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

  • Oliver talking to Sir Topham Hatt from "Oliver Owns Up"

Front Cover (Anchor Bay version)

  • Top: Gordon (happy) and Henry (angry)
  • Bottom: Douglas from "Escape"

Back Cover (Anchor Bay version)

  • Percy racing up Gordon's Hill from "Percy Runs Away"
  • Edward and Gordon from "Wrong Road"

Nameplates

Strand VCI version

After Tender Engines

  • Thomas
  • James
  • Oliver
  • Bulgy
  • Edward
  • Percy
  • Toby
  • Bertie
  • Terence


After Escape

  • Thomas
  • James
  • Gordon
  • Henry
  • Oliver
  • Bulgy
  • Bertie
  • Terence

After Thomas Gets Tricked

  • Thomas
  • James
  • Gordon
  • Percy
  • Toby

After Oliver Owns Up

  • Thomas
  • James
  • Gordon
  • Henry
  • Edward
  • Percy
  • Oliver
  • Bulgy

After Wrong Road

  • Thomas
  • Oliver
  • Bulgy
  • Gordon
  • Henry
  • Edward
  • Percy
  • Toby
  • Bertie
  • Terence

After Percy Runs Away

  • Thomas
  • James
  • Gordon
  • Percy
  • Toby

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

After Tender Engines

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

After Escape

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

After Thomas Gets Tricked

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

After Oliver Owns Up

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

After Wrong Road

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

After Percy Runs Away

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

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