The Best of Gordon is a Thomas & Friends US DVD Release featuring eight Season 1 episodes, two Season 2 episodes, five Season 3 episodes, and three Season 4 episodes narrated by George Carlin, five Season 5 episodes and four Season 6 episodes narrated by Alec Baldwin, two Season 7 episodes, four Season 8 episodes, one Season 9 episode, four Season 10 episodes, two Season 11 episodes, one Season 12 episode, one Season 13 episode, three Season 14 episodes, three Season 15 episodes, and three Season 16 episodes narrated by Michael Brandon, and two Season 17 episodes, one Season 18 episode, and one Season 20 episode narrated by Mark Moraghan, and four songs.


  1. Gordon Takes a Dip (George Carlin)
  2. Thomas Gets Tricked (George Carlin)
  3. Edward Helps Out (George Carlin)
  4. Henry to the Rescue (George Carlin)
  5. A Proud Day for James (George Carlin)
  6. Tenders and Turntables (George Carlin)
  7. Down the Mine (George Carlin)
  8. Whistles and Sneezes (George Carlin)
  9. Wrong Road (George Carlin)
  10. A Cow on the Line (George Carlin)
  11. Gordon and the Famous Visitor (George Carlin)
  12. The Trouble with Mud (George Carlin)
  13. Tender Engines (George Carlin)
  14. Trust Thomas (George Carlin)
  15. No Joke for James (George Carlin)
  16. Thomas Meets the Queen (George Carlin)
  17. A Bad Day for Sir Handel (George Carlin)
  18. Rusty Helps Peter Sam (George Carlin)
  19. A Better View for Gordon (Alec Baldwin)
  20. Gordon and the Gremlin (Alec Baldwin)
  21. Snow (Alec Baldwin)
  22. Thomas and the Rumors (Alec Baldwin)
  23. Bye George! (Alec Baldwin)
  24. Gordon Takes a Tumble (Alec Baldwin)
  25. Edward the Really Useful Engine (Alec Baldwin)
  26. Thomas and the Jet Engine (Alec Baldwin)
  27. Thomas, Percy, and the Squeak (Alec Baldwin)
  28. Gordon and Spencer (Michael Brandon)
  29. Best Dressed Engine (Michael Brandon)
  30. Squeak, Rattle, and Roll (Michael Brandon)*
  31. Gordon Takes Charge (Michael Brandon)
  32. You Can Do It, Toby! (Michael Brandon)
  33. Percy and the Magic Carpet (Michael Brandon)
  34. Respect for Gordon (Michael Brandon)
  35. It's Good to be Gordon (Michael Brandon)
  36. Seeing the Sights (Michael Brandon)
  37. Big Strong Henry (Michael Brandon)*
  38. Edward Strikes Out (Michael Brandon)
  39. Gordon and the Mechanic (Michael Brandon)
  40. Thomas and the Runaway Car (Michael Brandon)*
  41. Gordon Takes a Shortcut (Michael Brandon)
  42. Snow Tracks (Michael Brandon)
  43. O the Indignity (Michael Brandon)
  44. Thomas in Charge (Michael Brandon)
  45. Being Percy (Michael Brandon)
  46. Gordon and Ferdinand (Michael Brandon)
  47. James to the Rescue (Michael Brandon)
  48. Let it Snow (Michael Brandon)
  49. Bust my Buffers! (Michael Brandon)
  50. Express Coming Through (Michael Brandon)
  51. Sodor Surprise Day (Michael Brandon)
  52. Gordon Runs Dry (Mark Moraghan)
  53. The Frozen Turntable (Mark Moraghan)
  54. Old Reliable Edward (Mark Moraghan)
  55. Henry Gets the Express (Mark Moraghan)*

(*Followed by a song)


  1. Ode to Gordon (after Squeak, Rattle, and Roll)
  2. Accidents Will Happen (after Big Strong Henry)
  3. Come for the Ride (after Thomas and the Runaway Car)
  4. Engine Roll Call (after Henry Gets the Express)


  • Narrated by George Carlin, Alec Baldwin, Michael Brandon, and Mark Moraghan.
  • The Season 20 intro, cartoon sequence (2009-present), and Season 20 outro are used together.
  • Gordon Takes a Dip, Thomas Gets Tricked, Edward Helps Out, Henry to the Rescue, A Proud Day for James, Tenders and Turntables, Down the Mine, Whistles and Sneezes, Wrong Road, A Cow on the Line, Gordon and the Famous Visitor, The Trouble with Mud, Tender Engines, Trust Thomas, and No Joke for James with George Carlin are restored.
  • Gordon and Spencer and Best Dressed Engine with Michael Brandon have the revised music by Robert Hartshorne and Ed Welch.
  • The songs Ode to Gordon, Accidents Will Happen, Come for the Ride, and Engine Roll Call appear after the stories Squeak, Rattle, and Roll, Big Strong Henry, Thomas and the Runaway Car, and Henry Gets the Express.
  • Distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment.


  • Edward Strikes Out and Thomas and the Runaway Car are featured, but Gordon only plays a minor role in these episodes.

Opening Previews

  1. Anchor Bay FBI Warning
  2. Anchor Bay Entertainment logo (2004-2007)
  3. HiT Entertainment logo (2007)
  4. Thomas & Friends VHS/DVD Collection Trailer
  5. The Best of Gordon DVD Menu
  6. HiT Entertainment logo (2007)
  7. Britt Allcroft Presents logo
  8. Thomas & Friends: Making Tracks to Great Destinations logo
  9. Thomas & Friends Season 20 intro
  10. Cartoon sequence
  11. First few seconds of Gordon Takes a Dip

Closing Previews

  1. Last few seconds of Henry Gets the Express
  2. Engine Roll Call music video
  3. Thomas & Friends Season 20 outro
  4. HiT Entertainment logo (2007)
  5. Anchor Bay Entertainment logo (2004-2007)

Opening Credits

  • Based on The Railway Series by The REV.W.AWDRY
  • Created by BRITT ALLCROFT

Cover Art

Front Cover

  • Gordon in CGI

Back Cover

  • Left: Gordon and BoCo from "Wrong Road"
  • Center: Stanley and Gordon from "Gordon Takes a Shortcut"
  • Right: Gordon and Scruff from "O the Indignity"

Cover Color

  • Blue

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