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Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends 

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 ...
 Narrator (UK) / ... 336 episodes, 1991-2012
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 Narrator (US) / ... 239 episodes, 2002-2012
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 The Fat Controller (UK) / ... 199 episodes, 2010-2017
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 Sir Topham Hatt (US) / ... 174 episodes, 2010-2017
Matt Wilkinson ...
 Cranky (UK) / ... 140 episodes, 2010-2017
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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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In 1953, a previous attempt was made to adapt "The Sad Story of Henry" for television, but this was unsuccessful. This was because the model of Henry derailed and a human hand had to place it back on the rails. 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 »

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Referenced in Dexter: Surprise, Motherfucker! (2012) See more »

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Thomas the tank engine
4 August 2006 | by See all my reviews

I speak not only as a thomas the tank engine fan, but as a rail enthusiast and volunteer on a preserved railway, that thomas the tank engine is the best children's stories based on railways of all time. as i am myself a railway worker, i have been introduced to tasks and jobs that have been accurately included and described in thomas the tank engine, although the later stories are a bit of a disappointment to me as they seem to lack the element of the original railway knowledge and enthusiasm. but they are still very good stories and i will certain to say that i will indeed introduce thomas the tank engine to my children, and then the real thing of course as i have been. it did surprise me how real the stories really are, as many incidents and situations included in the stories are based on real locomotives and situations in the railway world, most children's stories are completely fiction and totally deny the gratitude and the commendation that they deserve for creating the 21st century possible. thank you reverand awdry for making my railway life a reality.


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