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Thomas & The Special Letter & Other Stories is a Thomas US VHS Release featuring six Season 4 episodes narrated by George Carlin and one song. This was distributed by Strand VCI Entertainment in 1995 and 2002, Warner Home Video in 1995, Strand Home Video in 2000, Time-Life in 2001 and Anchor Bay Entertainment in 2007.

Stories

  1. Thomas & The Special Letter
  2. Home At Last
  3. Rock N Roll
  4. Steam Roller
  5. Toad Stands By
  6. Bowled Out

Song

  1. Don't Judge A Book By Its Cover

Notes

  • Narrated by George Carlin.
  • Release Date: August 15, 1995.
  • In the Strand VCI version, the UK Season 4 intro (version 1), nameplate sequence (1990-1992) and the UK Season 4 outro are used together.
  • In the Strand Home Video/Time-Life/Anchor Bay versions, the UK Season 4 intro (version 1), nameplate sequence (1992-1994) and the UK Season 4 outro are used together.
  • In the Polygram Video version, the US Season 4 intro (version 1), nameplate sequence (1995-1996) and the UK Season 4 outro are used together.
  • In the Strand VCI version, the text is taken from UK Season 4 episodes.
  • 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 & The Dragon" 1993 VHS.
  • In the Polygram version, the text is taken from the "Thomas & The Special Letter" 1995 VHS.
  • Distributed by Strand Home Video.

Opening Previews

1995 Strand VCI version

  1. Strand VCI Tracking Control
  2. Strand VCI FBI Warning
  3. Strand VCI Entertainment logo (1988-1992)
  4. Britt Allcroft Presents logo
  5. Thomas & Friends UK Season 4 intro (version 1)
  6. First few seconds of Thomas & The Special Letter

Warner Home Video version

  1. Warner Home Video FBI Warning
  2. Warner Home Video logo (1986-1997)
  3. Britt Allcroft Presents logo
  4. Thomas & Friends UK Season 4 intro (version 1)
  5. First few seconds of Thomas & The Special Letter

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 UK Season 4 intro (version 1)
  5. First few seconds of Thomas & The Special Letter

Time-Life version

  1. Time-Life FBI Warning
  2. Time-Life Video logo (1993-2001)
  3. Britt Allcroft Presents logo
  4. Thomas & Friends UK Season 4 intro (version 1)
  5. First few seconds of Thomas & The Special Letter

2002 Strand VCI version

  1. Strand VCI FBI Warning
  2. Strand VCI Entertainment logo (1988-1992)
  3. Britt Allcroft Presents logo
  4. Thomas & Friends UK Season 4 intro (version 1)
  5. First few seconds of Thomas & The Special Letter

Anchor Bay version

  1. Anchor Bay FBI Warning
  2. Anchor Bay Entertainment logo (1998-2004)
  3. Britt Allcroft Presents logo
  4. Thomas & Friends UK Season 4 intro (version 1)
  5. First few seconds of Thomas & The Special Letter

Closing Previews

1995 Strand VCI version

  1. Last few seconds of Don't Judge A Book By Its Cover
  2. Thomas & Friends UK Season 4 outro
  3. A Britt Allcroft Production logo

Warner Home Video version

  1. Last few seconds of Don't Judge A Book By Its Cover
  2. Thomas & Friends UK Season 4 outro
  3. A Britt Allcroft Production logo

Strand Home Video version

  1. Last few seconds of Don't Judge A Book By Its Cover
  2. Thomas & Friends UK Season 4 outro
  3. A Britt Allcroft Production logo
  4. Strand Home Video logo (1993-1994)

Time-Life version

  1. Last few seconds of Don't Judge A Book By Its Cover
  2. Thomas & Friends UK Season 4 outro
  3. A Britt Allcroft Production logo

2002 Strand VCI version

  1. Last few seconds of Don't Judge A Book By Its Cover
  2. Thomas & Friends UK Season 4 outro
  3. A Britt Allcroft Production logo

Anchor Bay version

  1. Last few seconds of Don't Judge A Book By Its Cover
  2. Thomas & Friends UK Season 4 outro
  3. A Britt Allcroft Production logo

Opening Credits

Strand VCI version

  • THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE & FRIENDS
  • Based on The Railway Series by The REV.W.AWDRY
  • THOMAS AND THE SPECIAL LETTER
  • Told by GEORGE CARLIN
  • Directed by DAVID MITTON

Warner Home Video version

  • THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE & FRIENDS
  • Based on The Railway Series by The REV.W.AWDRY
  • THOMAS & THE SPECIAL LETTER & OTHER STORIES
  • Told by GEORGE CARLIN
  • Directed by DAVID MITTON

Strand Home Video/Time-Life/Anchor Bay versions

  • THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE & FRIENDS
  • Based on The Railway Series by The REV.W.AWDRY
  • THOMAS & THE SPECIAL LETTER
  • Told by GEORGE CARLIN
  • Directed by DAVID MITTON

Cover Arts

Nameplates

Strand VCI version

After Thomas & The Special Letter

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

After Home At Last

After Rock N Roll

After Steam Roller

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

After Toad Stands By

After Bowled Out

Warner Home Video version

After Thomas & The Special Letter

  • Duke
  • Skarloey
  • Duncan
  • Rusty
  • Rheneas
  • Stepney
  • Peter Sam
  • George
  • Sir Handel

After Home At Last

  • Duke
  • Skarloey
  • Duncan
  • Rusty
  • Rheneas
  • Stepney
  • Peter Sam
  • George
  • Sir Handel

After Rock N Roll

  • Duke
  • Skarloey
  • Duncan
  • Rusty
  • Rheneas
  • Stepney
  • Peter Sam
  • George
  • Sir Handel

After Steam Roller

  • Duke
  • Skarloey
  • Duncan
  • Rusty
  • Rheneas
  • Stepney
  • Peter Sam
  • George
  • Sir Handel

After Toad Stands By

  • Duke
  • Skarloey
  • Duncan
  • Rusty
  • Rheneas
  • Stepney
  • Peter Sam
  • George
  • Sir Handel

After Bowled Out

  • Duke
  • Peter Sam
  • Sir Handel
  • Rheneas
  • Skarloey
  • Rusty
  • Stepney

Strand Home Video/Time-Life/Anchor Bay versions

After Thomas & The Special Letter

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

After Home At Last

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

After Rock N Roll

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

After Steam Roller

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

After Toad Stands By

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

After Bowled Out

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

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