The third season of Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends would have aired between 1991-1992 on citv for the UK and in 1993 on PBS for the US with the third season re-airing on the Fox Family channel in 1997. Michael Angelis narrated all UK episodes with George Carlin narrating all US episodes. This season would have included a total of 30 four minute and thirty second standard gauge stories.

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  1. A Scarf for Percy
  2. Percy's Promise
  3. Gordon Goes Foregin
  4. Time for Trouble
  5. Gordon and the Famous Visitor
  6. Thomas Gets Bumped
  7. Thomas, Percy and the Dragon
  8. Diesel Does It Again
  9. Henry's Forest
  10. The Trouble with Mud
  11. No Joke for James
  12. Thomas, Percy and the Mail Train
  13. Trust Thomas
  14. Mavis
  15. Toby's Tightrope
  16. Edward, Trevor and the Really Useful Party
  17. James Goes Buzz Buzz
  18. All at Sea
  19. One Good Turn
  20. Tender Engines
  21. Donald's Duck
  22. Super Rescue
  23. Escape!
  24. Great Western
  25. Bear With Me
  26. Oliver Owns Up
  27. Bulgy
  28. Heroes
  29. Percy, James and the Fruitful Day
  30. Daisy and the Porter

Extended Episodes/Specials

  1. Thomas and Percy's Christmas Adventure (1992) (24 minute special; see Trivia section)
  2. Thomas and the U.K. Trip (1992) (Japan only)


Returning Characters

  • Thomas
  • Edward
  • Henry
  • Gordon
  • James
  • Percy
  • Toby
  • Duck
  • Donald and Douglas
  • Bill and Ben
  • Diesel
  • Daisy
  • BoCo
  • Annie and Clarabel
  • Henrietta
  • Terence
  • Bertie
  • Trevor
  • Harold
  • Sir Topham Hatt
  • The Little Boys
  • The Vicar of Wellsworth
  • Jeremiah Jobling (not named)
  • Stephen Hatt (cameo)
  • Bridget Hatt (cameo)
  • Lady Hatt (cameo)
  • Mrs. Kyndley (cameo)
  • Jem Cole (cameo)
  • Farmer Trotter (cameo)
  • Farmer Finney (cameo)
  • The Storyteller (cameo)

Characters Introduced

  • Oliver
  • Big City Engine
  • Flying Scotsman
  • Bear
  • D199
  • Mavis
  • Toad
  • Isabel and Dulcie
  • Alice and Mirabel
  • Bulgy
  • The New Signalman
  • The Railway Foreman
  • The Quarry-master
  • The Porter
  • Bulgy's Friend (mentioned)


  • This is the first season to be narrated by Michael Angelis in the UK.
  • This would be the last season to air on Shining Time Station before the TV Series would start airing as 4 episode 24 minute blocks in the US.
  • The episodes would have aired in order on Shining Time Station.
  • Thomas, Percy and Toby's home would remain at the branch line sheds from this season onward. BoCo and Bear take Thomas and Percy's places at Tidmouth Sheds.
  • Donald and Douglas would have kept their nameplates on their smoke boxes during this season through the rest of the model series.
  • Daisy would retain her role in the TV Series adaption of Mavis as in the original Railway Series story.
  • Thomas and Percy's Christmas Adventure would have been an extended 24 minute episode. The US version would mostly use the UK script (despite the Sir Topham Hatt edits) with the holiday remaining Christmas.

Episode Changes

  • Mavis - Daisy would replace Diesel's role.
  • Tender Engines - Flying Scotsman would retain a larger role.
  • Escape! - Isabel would have been with Oliver and Toad.

Other Episode Notes

  • Super Rescue - Based on the RWS story; Percy and BoCo would make minor appearances.
  • Great Western - Based on the Sodor the Early Years story with the same name but in 4:30 min length; the episode would start at 2:54 with Duck puffing along his branch line.
  • Bear With Me - Based on the Sodor the Early Years story, Little Western but in 4:30 min length.
  • Daisy and the Porter - Original Idea; Appearing: Oliver, Toad, Daisy, BoCo, Bear, the porter.

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