Thomas and Friends - Season 12

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The twelfth season of the television series aired in 2008. The twenty episodes were narrated by Michael Angelis in the UK and Michael Brandon in the US.


  • Thomas
  • Edward
  • Henry
  • Gordon
  • James
  • Percy
  • Toby
  • Duck
  • Donald and Douglas
  • Oliver
  • Ben
  • Emily
  • Murdoch
  • Neville
  • Rosie
  • Whiff
  • Stanley
  • Diesel
  • Mavis
  • Salty
  • Skarloey
  • Rheneas
  • Sir Handel
  • Peter Sam
  • Rusty
  • Duncan
  • Freddie
  • Mighty Mac
  • Toad
  • Hector
  • Bertie
  • Jack
  • Harold
  • Sir Topham Hatt
  • Lady Hatt
  • Dowager Hatt
  • Stepney (does not speak in UK version)
  • Arthur (does not speak)
  • Harvey (does not speak)
  • 'Arry and Bert (do not speak)
  • Annie and Clarabel (do not speak)
  • Henrietta (does not speak)
  • Rocky (does not speak)
  • Trevor (does not speak)
  • Alfie (does not speak)
  • Cranky (does not speak)
  • Jeremy (does not speak)
  • Miss Jenny (does not speak)
  • Sodor Brass Band (does not speak)
  • Bulgy (cameo)
  • Max or Monty (cameo)
  • Proteus (mentioned)
  • The Mayor of Sodor (mentioned)

Characters introduced

  • Colin
  • Hank
  • Flora
  • The Tree Specialists (do not speak)
  • Mr. Giggles (does not speak)
  • The Teacher (cameo)


  1. Thomas & The Billboard
  2. Steady Eddie
  3. Rosie's Funfair Special (Rosie's Carnival Special - US)
  4. Mountain Marvel
  5. Henry Gets It Wrong
  6. Heave Ho Thomas!
  7. Toby's Special Surprise
  8. Excellent Emily
  9. The Party Surprise
  10. Saved You!
  11. Duncan & The Hot Air Balloon
  12. James Works It Out
  13. Tram Trouble
  14. Don't Go Back
  15. Gordon Takes A Short Cut
  16. The Man In The Hills
  17. Thomas Puts The Breaks On
  18. Percy & The Bandstand
  19. Push Me, Pull You
  20. Best Friends


  • This is the first season to use CGI.
  • This is the last season to use models and clay faces. The clay faces are used in background shots.
  • This is the first season to have all of the human and animal characters in CGI.
  • This is the first season to only have twenty episodes.
  • This is TV series veteran Steve Asquith's final season.
  • This was the last season to have all of the characters voiced by the narrator.
  • This is the first season not to be shown in Japan.

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