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The fourth season of Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends would have premiered between 1994-95 on citv in the UK and between 1995-96 in PBS for the US with later re-shown on the Fox Family channel and Sprout. Michael Angelis narrated all UK episodes with George Carlin narrating all US episodes. This season would have included 26 episodes, but with a total of 52 short story segments.
Other Mid Sodor Railway Engines (indirectly mentioned)
Richard Robert Norramby (indirectly mentioned)
This season introduces the most characters to date.
The series would have remained on citv for the UK broadcast during the fourth and fifth seasons instead of moving to Cartoon Network (UK).
The episodes would have aired in chronological order in UK and US airings.
Callan Station would have been inroduced as the last station on the Little Western before Arlesdale instead of being part of the Misty Valley Branch. Instead the Misty Valley Branch would have been introduced in as a connection from Thomas' branch line to the Little Western in the sixth season.
The Splendid and the Spluttering, Gusts!, The Lone Wolf and Thieves would be based off Trainz stories by the Trainz user ShunterProductions, but only the stories would be in 4:30 minute length and the narrow gauge engines would be in their TV series liveries.
Mr. Percial would replace Sir Topham Hatt as controller of the Skarloey Railway during Seasons 4-7.
The Skarloey Railway sets would have been redressed when used for the Mid Sodor sets but redressed back before the production of the fifth season.
Toby's Windmill's themes for BoCo, Rheneas, Sir Handel, Peter Sam and Duke would have been composed and heard during this season started.
BoCo would reprise The Works Diesel's roles in the TV Series adaptions of Triple Header and Deep Freeze.
Rheneas would be absent during the episodes where he's suppose to be away at the works. Sir Handel would replace his cameo in the beginning of Rusty Helps Peter Sam.
Duke would be absent in the stories where he's not suppose to be re-discovered yet. Sir Handel would replace his cameo on the viaduct in Rusty Helps Peter Sam and Rusty would replace his cameo at the sheds in Special Funnel.
Sir Handel and Duncan would replace Skarloey and Rheneas at the end of Special Funnel when Peter Sam passes Rheneas Sheds. Rheneas would be absent in any other scenes where he appears.
Thomas' role in Rusty to the Rescue would be omitted. Percy and Douglas' discussion about the scrapyards would have been shown in Thomas & Stepney.
Terence Takes a Bath would have been added to the Toby, Trucks and Trouble story arc due to two of the stories from the book being adapted into one story for the TV series adaption.
Oliver Gets the Bird would be based on the annual story of the same name, except the TVS adaption would follow ShunterProductions' adaption of the story. Donald, Douglas, Toad, Alice, Mirabel, Isabel and Dulcie would also make appearances.
Edward and the River Rose would be based on the magazine story of the same name. BoCo, Bear, Bill, Ben and Trevor would also make appearances in the TVS adaption.
Thomas and the Special Letter would remain mostly the same, except Daisy and Bear would also make cameos during the engine parade in the beginning.