Thomas The Tank Engine & Friends - Season 5

Weekdays 3:30 PM on ITV Premiered Oct 09, 1984 In Season




Episode Guide

  • Thomas & The Magic Railroad
    In Thomas' first big screen adventure, we switch between Sodor and the real world at Shining Time Station. Mr Conductor is able to go from one world to another via his golden magic dust, but Diesel 10 and his sidekicks Dodge & Splatter are out to destroy him and the engines of Sodor. The answer to everyone's problems lies in the Magic Railroad and a lost engine named Lady...moreless
  • Rusty & The Boulder
    Rusty & The Boulder
    Episode 26
    The Fat Controller has opened a new mine, and both the normal gauge and narrow gauge railways have tracks to it. An old boulder has had to be moved to make way for the mine, and Rusty is worried about it. Some time later the boulder is shaken loose and falls off the cliff it has been placed on and it chases Rusty down the line! Rusty manages to escape via a siding, but the boulder continues to thunder along! Back at the mine, Percy, with nowhere to run, sees the boulder up ahead, and it's heading straight for him...moreless
  • Snow
    Episode 25
    Thomas and Rusty are both trapped at a tunnel and can't go any further until the the heavy snow is cleared away that has fallen. So to pass the time, Rusty tells Thomas the story of how Skarloey was traveling through a ravine when an avalanche came down on him.
  • Duncan Gets Spooked
    Duncan Gets Spooked
    Episode 24
    Peter Sam is pulling some trucks, but when he has to stop to take on water, they use the opportunity to break away. The trucks are thrilled to be on their own - until they come to the ravine bridge and fall in. Peter Sam is told off and Duncan has great delight in teasing him. Rusty tries to stop this by telling the story of an engine who tried to cross the Old Iron Bridge but never made it to the other side due to loss of control. Duncan thinks this is a load of nonsense and puffs away, so the Driver and Fireman plan a trick to play on him for when they cross the bridge that night...moreless
  • Busy Going Backwards
    Toad the brake van is feeling glum as he is always seeing things sliding away from him and would like to go forward for a change. Oliver wants to help but doesn't know how. That afternoon, Oliver is pulling some trucks up Gordon's Hill, with Toad as his brake van. The trucks break away after a coupling snaps and now Toad is at the front of the train going forwards. Unfortunately he is on the Main Line with various possible disasters up ahead!moreless
  • Make Someone Happy
    Make Someone Happy
    Episode 22
    Mrs Kyndley is upset that her sister, who was coming to visit, isn't able to make it. The Fat Controller decides Mrs Kyndley needs cheering up and asks Harold and James to help out.
  • A Surprise For Percy
    Percy is pulling some trucks up a hill when the coupling between him and the first truck breaks. This causes the trucks to break away and roll down the line, and at a tremendous pace at that! Will Percy catch them in time before they cause even more of a disaster?moreless
  • Sir Topham Hatt's Holiday
    The Fat Controller, his wife and grandchildren go on holiday, but various incidents keep affecting their plans!
  • Happy Ever After
    Happy Ever After
    Episode 19
    Percy discovers from Mrs. Kyndley that her daughter is to be married "today" but has forgotten about the good luck package. Percy decides to try and help out with the problem.
  • Oliver's Find
    Oliver's Find
    Episode 18
    Oliver has to take the Post Train for the first time, and he gets lost on the way home. But what is it that he has found?
  • Thomas & The Rumours
    Harold is seen by the engines suspiciously flying around and think he's scouting the area so he can find ways to replace them. Thomas tries to find out the truth, but what does the children's playground have to do with it?
  • Thomas, Percy & Old Slow Coach
    Thomas and Percy discover Old Slow Coach, who is going to be scrapped. They want to save her, but aren't quite sure how. Later, the workmen's hut is burned down and the fire engines have to borrow water from Thomas' and Percy's tanks to put it out. But where will the workmen live now?moreless
  • Something In The Air
    Whilst waiting for his fish vans to be loaded up, a crate of fish is accidentally dropped on poor Thomas! On the way to the docks, Thomas notices that the coastal line is damaged, and on his arrival with the "Flying Kipper" trucks which are to be passed on for Henry to pull, Henry teases him about his fishy smell. Then when Henry heads off, the signalman is unaware till too late that he has accidentally switched the train onto the damaged coastal line, which won't be able to take Henry's weight for sure!moreless
  • Toby's Discovery
    Toby's Discovery
    Episode 14
    The Fat Controller and his grandchildren, Bridget and Stephen, discover an old castle as well as the mine where "the little engines once worked" whilst out on a trip with Toby and Henrietta. The Fat Controller decides to turn sites into tourist attractions, but Toby hears that the mine is haunted...moreless
  • Stepney Gets Lost
    Stepney Gets Lost
    Episode 13

    Stepney is bored, so the Fat Controller agrees to allow him to help out Mavis and Toby at the quarry for the day. He works well, but on the way home gets lost and ends up in the scrapyard, where diesels 'Arry and Bert take him for scrap!

  • Double Teething Troubles
    Bill and Ben need some help at the China Clay Pits, so the Fat Controller sends a diesel, Derek, to help them out. But Derek suffers from mechanical failures, "teething troubles", and as expected, this leads to difficulties...
  • Haunted Henry
    Haunted Henry
    Episode 11
    One evening, Henry has to take some trucks to the other end of the line, and everything is fine until he has to travel through a spooky section before a viaduct, of which Henry becomes convinced is haunted after experiencing quite some oddities...
  • Toby & The Flood
    Toby & The Flood
    Episode 10
    Toby has been sent to check the dam on the river. It has been raining heavily recently and there are worries the dam won't hold. After inspection, the dam starts to break up! Will Toby escape its wrath in time?
  • Put Upon Percy
    Put Upon Percy
    Episode 9
    Percy has been working very hard recently and feels put upon by this. The trucks find out and try to make him work even harder. Percy then takes them to the mine, but they break away and cause the mine to collapse. Will Percy escape the vicinity in time?
  • Baa!
    Episode 8
    The stations on the Island of Sodor are entering the "Best Dressed Station" competition. Percy agrees to help Maithwaite try and win by delivering fruit and vegetables to decorate the platform. On the way there with his special load, he has an unexpected run-in with a stray ram - however, the hungry creature later becomes Really Useful when some vandals strike at Maithwaite!moreless
  • Bye George!
    Bye George!
    Episode 7
    George the Steamroller is working around the island and as usual, is causing great problems for the engines. But this time, he just takes things too far. Will he receieve his just desserts?
  • Gordon & The Gremlin
    One morning, a special coach is being prepared to be coupled to Gordon to carry a V.I.P but unfortunately the turntable it is on becomes jammed. After Godon finally receives the coach after the turntable's repair, he puffs off to Kirkronan station to pick up the mystery person. But as he is now late, will he make it on time or will "gremlins" strike again?moreless
  • James & The Trouble With Trees
    James has recieved a new coat of paint and becomes too cocky, even to recognise the dangers trees could cause. However, he learns his lesson when his trucks cause trouble for him during wet weather.
  • Lady Hatt's Birthday Party
    It's Lady Hatt's birthday, and her husband, Sir Topham Hatt, is throwing a party for her. While driving on his way to Kirkronan where the party is being held, he accidentally runs into a large pothole in the road and this leads to all sorts of unexpected difficulties for the poor chap!moreless
  • A Better View For Gordon
    Gordon is to take important people to the opening of the new station at Kirkronan, but as he comes near his crew find that they can't stop him, and he's heading for the station wall, and fast...
  • Horrid Lorry
    Horrid Lorry
    Episode 2
    The engines are working really hard, and the Fat Controller thinks they need some help. He hires 3 lorries to help them, but the lorries are rude to the engines. The engines have the last laugh though when the lorries get into difficulties.
  • Cranky Bugs
    Cranky Bugs
    Episode 1
    At the docks, Thomas and Percy are working hard, but the new crane, Cranky, thinks little engines are useless - "bugs" he calls them. But that night some rough weather makes a tramper crash into the shed where Gordon, Henry, James and Duck are, trapping them inside. Cranky is then toppled over by the high winds. Who will save them all now?moreless
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