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The Deputation and other Stories, also known as Volume 6 in New Zealand, is a UK/US/AUS/NZ VHS featuring ten second season episodes narrated by Ringo Starr and George Carlin (USA Only). It was later re-released in 1992 under the name Ghost Train and other stories in the UK and in 1994 Percy's Ghostly Trick and Other Thomas Stories.

Contents

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  1. Trivia
  2. Goofs
  3. Gallery

Episodes

UK/AUS/NZ

  1. The Deputation
  2. Thomas Comes to Breakfast
  3. Daisy
  4. Percy's Predicament
  5. The Diseasel
  6. Wrong Road
  7. Edward's Exploit
  8. Ghost Train/Percy's Ghostly Trick
  9. Woolly Bear
  10. Thomas and the Missing Christmas Tree

Bonus featuresEdit

DVDEdit

  • Character gallery
  • Thomas' Anthem karaoke song
  • "Who Am I?" Game

TriviaEdit

  • Some copies of the 1988 Australian release included a fan card.
  • The end of each episode on the 1991 Australian release has the Clearwater Features endboards cut.
  • The front cover of the New Zealand release features a photo from the cancelled episode The Missing Coach .
  • This was the last VHS released by Festival Records.
  • The packaging of the 2008 release glows in the dark.
  • The audio is echoed on the original Strand Home Video release in 1994. The echo restores the final music cue heard during Thomas and Percy's Mountain Adventure. The Strand Home Video version under the 1996 Video Treasures re-release feature the audio fixed.
  • The 1995 Video Treasures release feature new roman-font title cards. The title sequence is fixed as "Percy's Ghostly Trick", an extra name board sequence is added after the music video, and the credits are changed.

GoofsEdit

  • The front cover of the Australian re-release has a photo fromThomas, Terence and the Snow, but that episode is not on the video. The back cover also has a photo from Thomas' Christmas Party, but that episode is not on the video either.
  • On the back cover of the 1987 UK release, Thomas and The Missing Christmas Tree is referred to as "Thomas' Missing Christmas Tree".
  • On the back cover of the UK rerelease, The Diseasel is misnamed "The Diesel" and the T in Percy's Predicament is not in bold like the rest of the title.
  • The front cover of the UK rerelease features an image fromThe Runaway, but that episode is not on the video.
  • The front cover of the 1994, 1996  and 2007 releases show a picture from A Scarf for Percy, but that episode doesn't appear on this video.
  • The back cover of the 1994 VHS features an image from Henry's Forest, but that episode isn't on this video either.
  • The description references Thomas and the Missing Christmas Tree, but that episode isn't on this release.
  • The music in Woolly Bear is warped.
  • The subtitles misspell Sir Topham Hatt's name as "Sir Topham Hat".
  • In some releases the subtitles in Thomas' Anthem, Escape & Oliver Owns Up often misspell Duck's name to Doc or Dock
  • The credits misspell Shining Time Station as "Shinning Time Station".
  • In the 1995 ending credits, Junior Campbell was credited as an editor, Instead of John Wright
  • On the back cover of the 1996 release, most of the episodes are listed out of order.
  • On the back cover of the 1996 release and the front of the DVD release, the picture of Oliver and Toad was mirrored.
  • Some of the 1996 Video Treasures tapes feature the Strand Home Video logo instead of the Video Treasures logo, despite going bankrupt in 1995.
  • At the end of the 1995/1996 credits, the "Britt Allcroft Presents" logo is presented instead of "A Britt Allcroft Production."
  • The front covers of the 1992 and 1994 releases feature an image from The Runaway, but that episode is not on this release.
  • The front cover of the 1995, 1996, 1998  and 2004 releases show a picture from A Scarf for Percy, but that episode doesn't appear on the releases.

Opening Titles (UK/AUS/NZ Releases)

THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE & FRIENDS

BASED ON THE RAILWAY SERIES By The REV.W.AWDRY

THE DEPUTATION

Told By RINGO STARR

Directed By DAVID MITTON

Opening Titles (US 1992, 1993 and 1994 Releases)

THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE & FRIENDS

BASED ON THE RAILWAY SERIES By The REV.W.AWDRY

THE DEPUTATION

Told By GEORGE CARLIN

Directed By DAVID MITTON

Opening Titles (US 1995 Releases)

THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE & FRIENDS

BASED ON THE RAILWAY SERIES By The REV.W.AWDRY

Adaptation By BRITT ALLCROFT

PERCY'S GHOSTLY TRICK

Told By GEORGE CARLIN

Directed By DAVID MITTON

Opening Titles (US 1998 Releases)

THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE & FRIENDS

BASED ON THE RAILWAY SERIES By The REV.W.AWDRY

Adaptation By BRITT ALLCROFT

PERCY'S GHOSTLY TRICK

Told By GEORGE CARLIN

Directed By DAVID MITTON

Opening Titles (US 2004 Releases)

THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE & FRIENDS

BASED ON THE RAILWAY SERIES By The REV.W.AWDRY

Adaptation By BRITT ALLCROFT

PERCY'S GHOSTLY TRICK

Told By GEORGE CARLIN

Directed By DAVID MITTON

Opening Titles (US 2012 Releases)

THOMAS & FRIENDS

BASED ON THE RAILWAY SERIES By The REV.W.AWDRY

Adaptation By BRITT ALLCROFT

PERCY'S GHOSTLY TRICK

Told By GEORGE CARLIN

Directed By DAVID MITTON

Gallery

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