Thomas & Friends (1984– )
"Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends" (original title)

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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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Michael Angelis ...
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 Narrator (US) / ... (237 episodes, 2002-2013)
 The Fat Controller (UK) / ... (140 episodes, 2010-2016)


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


[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 »


Referenced in The Mole: Episode #6.16 (2013) See more »


Thomas the Tank Engine Theme
Composed by Mike O' Donnell & Junior Campbell
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my favorite childhood show a very good series
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Thomas the tank engine is one of my favorite shows as kid and still is its number 3 of my favorite shows after doctor who and the simpsons I just a really big fan of Thomas as kid used to get the toys and the hornby models used to make up my own storys about them I do a series about them know and got three bachmann Thomas models which are Thomas James and Edward and I am planing to do my own layout with my train models I used to have the dvds of this series I had classic storys of Thomas of season 1 2 3 4 and 5 I also had season 6 and the movie okay the show is about Thomas a talking train who works very hard and finds out about things my favorite characters are Herny Edward Terrence Duck Percy Duke and almost all of the characters this is a great show for kids see you don't have to grow up soon you can be a boy and a girl you can never be old for this show okay some teenagers like ones who think they are really cool are going to be bored with it but if you have been a fan of this series even as a kid you will love it this show is just great and is very well done I give this show a 10 out of 10 very good.

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