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Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends 

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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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Cast

Series cast summary:
Michael Angelis ...  Narrator (UK) / ... 336 episodes, 1991-2012
Keith Wickham ...  Gordon (UK) / ... 245 episodes, 2009-2020
Michael Brandon ...  Narrator (US) / ... 239 episodes, 2002-2012
Kerry Shale ...  Gordon (US) / ... 211 episodes, 2009-2020
Teresa Gallagher ...  Annie and Clarabel (UK & US) / ... 191 episodes, 2010-2020
Matt Wilkinson Matt Wilkinson ...  Cranky (UK) / ... 156 episodes, 2009-2020
William Hope ...  Edward (US) / ... 141 episodes, 2010-2020
John Hasler John Hasler ...  Thomas (UK) / ... 139 episodes, 2015-2020
Joseph May ...  Thomas (US) / ... 139 episodes, 2015-2020
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Storyline

The series is set in the fictional island of Sodor, located in the Irish Sea. Sodor is depicted as located in Cumbria, near the historical town of Barrow-in-Furness Thomas the Tank Engine is an anthropomorphic steam locomotive, with a design loosely based on the LB&SCR E2 class (1913-1963). Thomas and his associates work at the North Western Railway, the main standard gauge rail network of Sodor. The series focuses on their work relationship. Written by Dimos I

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Release Date:

29 January 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends See more »

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

No single character appears in every episode, not even Thomas. 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 broadcast in the UK, 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 »

Connections

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Soundtracks

Thomas the Tank Engine Theme
(uncredited)
Composed by Mike O' Donnell and Junior Campbell
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A classic series!
25 May 2000 | by action-6See all my reviews

Thomas the tank engine is a real classic series. The series is about a group of trains on an island. The railroads, the trains and the scenery are all very well-made, and it is worth seeing some episodes just for that. I remember watching the series when I was a kid, and I still still like to watch an episode now and then.


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