Thomas and Friends - Season 13

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The thirteenth season of the television series aired in January and February 2010 in the UK and began airing in the US in September of 2010. From this season onwards, all footage was CGI-animated.

Michael Angelis and Michael Brandon narrated all twenty episodes, but, like Hero of the Rails, voice actors provided the voices for the characters.


  1. Creaky Cranky
  2. The Lion of Sodor
  3. Tickled Pink
  4. Double Trouble
  5. Slippy Sodor
  6. The Early Bird
  7. Play Time
  8. Thomas and the Pigs
  9. Time For a Story
  10. Percy's Parcel
  11. Toby's New Whistle‎‎
  12. A Blooming Mess
  13. Thomas and the Runaway Kite
  14. Steamy Sodor
  15. Splish, Splash, Splosh!
  16. The Biggest Present of All
  17. Snow Tracks
  18. Henry's Good Deeds
  19. Buzzy Bees‎‎
  20. Hiro Helps Out


  • Thomas
  • Edward
  • Henry
  • Gordon
  • James
  • Percy
  • Toby
  • Emily
  • Spencer
  • Rosie
  • Hiro
  • Victor
  • Diesel
  • Mavis
  • Rocky
  • Cranky
  • Kevin
  • Sir Topham Hatt
  • Lady Hatt
  • Dowager Hatt
  • Stephen Hatt
  • Bridget Hatt
  • Alicia Botti
  • Farmer McColl
  • The Mayor of Sodor
  • Farmer Trotter
  • The Maithwaite stationmaster
  • The Knapford stationmaster
  • Annie and Clarabel (do not speak)
  • Henrietta (does not speak)
  • Bertie (does not speak)
  • The Duke and Duchess of Boxford (do not speak)
  • The tree specialists (do not speak)
  • The little engines in the hills (mentioned)
  • Mr. Percival/The Thin Controller (mentioned)

Characters introduced

  • Charlie
  • Sir Lowham Hatt
  • Mr. Bubbles
  • Bridget Hatt's friends
  • The Birdwatcher
  • The Mainland Controller (mentioned)
  • The Mainland Engines (mentioned)


Actor Region Roles
Michael Brandon US/CAN Narrator, Mr. Bubbles
Martin Sherman US/CAN Thomas, Toby, Farmer Trotter
Kerry Shale US/CAN Sir Topham Hatt, Gordon, Kevin, Henry, James
William Hope US/CAN Percy, Edward, Charlie
David Bedella US/CAN Victor, The Duke Of Boxford, The Mayor Of Sodor
Jules De Jhongh US/CAN Emily, Rosie, Mavis, The Duchess Of Boxford,
Glenn Wrage US/CAN Spencer, Rocky, Cranky
Togo Igawa UK/AUS/US/CAN Hiro
Michael Anglies UK/AUS Narrator
Ben Small UK/AUS Thomas, Toby, The Maithwaite Staionmaster
Teresa Gallagher UK/AUS Emily, Rosie, Mavis, The Duchess Of Boxford
Jules De Jhongh UK/US/AUS/CAN Alica Botti, Bridget Hatt
Kerry Shale UK/US/AUS/CAN Diesel
Keith Wickham UK/US/AUS/CAN Dowager Hatt
Keith Wickham UK/AUS Percy, Edward, Gordon, Henry, James, Sir Topham Hatt, Rocky
Matt Wilkinson UK/AUS Spencer, Victor, The Duke Of Boxford, Kevin


  • This is the first season to exclusively use CGI.
  • From now on all episodes will be 10 minutes long, instead of 7.
  • The episodes, "Splish, Splash, Splosh!", "Playtime", "Slippy Sodor", and "Snow Tracks" were seen in select US theatres in November 2009.
  • "Thomas and the Runaway Kite", "Buzzy Bees", "Toby's New Whistle", and "The Biggest Present of All" were shown in select US theatres in January 2010.
  • "The Lion of Sodor", "Thomas and the Pigs", "Time For a Story", and "Hiro Helps Out" were shown in select US theatres in October 2010.
  • This was the second season not to feature the Skarloey Railway and its engines since their introduction, the first being Season 8.
  • Thomas was the main character in 13 out of 20 episodes, making this the most "Thomas-themed" season.
  • Several characters were left out of this season due to the CGI switch over.
  • Thomas's whistle now budges up and down every time he blows it.
  • Edward was the only Steam Team member to not have a leading role in an episode.
  • Harold and Trevor also appear in CGI during the Sodor Island intro.


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