Thomas & Friends: Races, Rescues & Runaways is a compilation of episodes from the Thomas the Tank Engine television series, based on the celebrated children's books by Rev. W. Awdry. The stories tell of the many exciting adventures shared by the cute, friendly, and sometimes mischievous steam trains of the Island of Sodor. Each episode in this collection focuses on a different engine. The episodes contained are titled: "Toby and the Flood," "Put-Upon Percy," "Horrid Lorry," "Bye George," "Something in the Air," and "Oliver's Find." Also included is the music video "Accidents Will Happen." These episodes teach children the values of being polite to others and of being careful about what they say. These stories feature eye-popping stop motion animation and captivating narration by Alec Baldwin. Any parent looking for a fun, family friendly way to entertain and educate their children will find something to like about Thomas & Friends: Races, Rescues & Runaways.