FANDOM


The Runaway is a Thomas VHS/DVD idea made by Anchor Bay Entertainment in February 1998 and July 2000 on VHS, and in March 2004 on DVD. It has two Season 1 episodes, two Season 2 episodes, one Season 3 episode and two Season 4 episodes narrated by George Carlin, plus one song.

Stories

  1. The Runaway
  2. Wrong Road
  3. Rusty To The Rescue
  4. Thomas and Stepney
  5. Gordon Takes A Dip
  6. James Goes Buzz Buzz
  7. A Big Day For Thomas

Song

  1. Thomas' Anthem

Bonus Features

  1. Character Gallery
  2. Web Fun

Notes

  • Narrated by George Carlin.
  • Release Date: February 10, 1998 (original), July 25, 2000 (reprint) and March 16, 2004 (DVD).
  • The US Season 4 intro, nameplate sequence (1998-1999) and the Henry's Forest & Other Stories outro are used together.
  • The nameplates are taken from the "Thomas and His Friends Get Along" 1998 VHS.
  • Thomas' Anthem has no lyrics in both the VHS and DVD versions.
  • Distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment.

Opening Previews

1998 VHS version

  1. Video Treasures Tracking Control
  2. Video Treasures FBI Warning
  3. Anchor Bay Entertainment logo (1998-1999)
  4. Britt Allcroft Presents logo
  5. Thomas and Friends US Season 4 intro (version 2)
  6. First few seconds of The Runaway

2000 VHS version

  1. Anchor Bay FBI Warning
  2. Anchor Bay Entertainment logo (1999-2004)
  3. Britt Allcroft Presents logo
  4. Thomas and Friends US Season 4 intro (version 2)
  5. First few seconds of The Runaway

2004 DVD version

  1. Anchor Bay FBI Warning
  2. Anchor Bay Entertainment logo (2004-2007)
  3. HiT Entertainment logo (2001)
  4. Thomas and Friends VHS/DVD Collection Trailer
  5. The Runaway DVD Menu
  6. HiT Entertainment logo (2001)
  7. Britt Allcroft Presents logo
  8. Thomas and Friends US Season 4 intro (version 2)
  9. First few seconds of The Runaway

Closing Previews

1998 VHS version

  1. Last few seconds of Thomas' Anthem
  2. Henry's Forest and Other Thomas Stories outro
  3. A Britt Allcroft Production logo
  4. Anchor Bay Entertainment logo (1998-1999)

2000 VHS version

  1. Last few seconds of Thomas' Anthem
  2. Henry's Forest and Other Thomas Stories outro
  3. A Britt Allcroft Production logo

2004 DVD version

  1. Last few seconds of Thomas' Anthem
  2. Henry's Forest & Other Stories outro
  3. A Britt Allcroft Production logo
  4. HiT Entertainment logo (2003)
  5. DVD Digital logo

Opening Credits

  • THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE & FRIENDS
  • Based on The Railway Series by The REV.W.AWDRY
  • Adaptation by BRITT ALLCROFT
  • THE RUNAWAY
  • Told by GEORGE CARLIN
  • Directed by DAVID MITTON

Cover Artwork

Front Cover (1998)

  • Thomas (tired) from "The Runaway"

Back Cover (1998)

  • Top Left: Rusty and Stepney from "Rusty To The Rescue"
  • Top Right: James (with a swollen red nose) from "James Goes Buzz Buzz"

Front Cover (2000 and 2004)

  • Top: Thomas (tired)
  • Bottom: Bill, Ben and Gordon at the Harbor from "Wrong Road"

Back Cover (2000 and 2004)

  • Top Left: Stepney from "Train Stops Play"
  • Top Right: James, Duck and BoCo from "James Goes Buzz Buzz"

Cover Colors

  • Dark Blue (1998)
  • Red (2000 and 2004)

Running Time

  • 40 Minutes

Description

1998 version

2000 version

2004 DVD version

Nameplates

After The Runaway

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

After Wrong Road

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

After Rusty To The Rescue

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

After Thomas and Stepney

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

After Gordon Takes A Dip

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

After James Goes Buzz Buzz

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

After A Big Day For Thomas

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

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.