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This popular series follows the adventures of Thomas the Tank Engine and all of his engine friends on the Island of Sodor.
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Series cast summary:
Michael Angelis ...  Narrator (UK) / ... 336 episodes, 1991-2012
Michael Brandon ...  Narrator (US) / ... 239 episodes, 2002-2012
Keith Wickham ...  The Fat Controller (UK) / ... 228 episodes, 2010-2020
Kerry Shale ...  Sir Topham Hatt (US) / ... 194 episodes, 2010-2019
Teresa Gallagher ...  Annie and Clarabel (UK & US) / ... 163 episodes, 2010-2019
Matt Wilkinson Matt Wilkinson ...  Cranky (UK) / ... 151 episodes, 2010-2019
William Hope ...  Edward (US) / ... 138 episodes, 2010-2019
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This popular series follows the adventures of Thomas the Tank Engine and all of his engine friends on the Island of Sodor.

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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

29 January 1989 (USA) See more »

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Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends See more »

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England, UK See more »

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Trivia

The series converted to computer-generated imagery in 2009. Until then, the series used live-action models. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Thomas: Well, bust my buffers!
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Crazy Credits

[UK version only] During the fifth season, Michael Angelis (the narrator) is not credited in the opening titles. See more »

Alternate Versions

When the first two series of "Thomas the Tank Engine" were released on video, some of the episodes were linked with a montage of each engine being surrounded by a crowd, with a name plate in front of them. See more »

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Engine Roll Call
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A Great Show For All Ages
24 July 2006 | by JemarusSee all my reviews

Even though Thomas the Tank Engine is aimed at children, adults can enjoy it just as much as kids. That is because unlike many children's shows today, Thomas the Tank Engine does not dumb the show down to ridiculously low levels. Children of all ages, even infants, can learn lots of things by watching this show...possibly even more so than the dumbed-down kids shows they have now. All the characters are fantastic, and the setting looks so realistic and well designed. Although the show's golden years are probably over, its new episodes are still relatively decent. May Thomas the Tank Engine live on for generations and generations!


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