Thomas and Friends - Season 2

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The second season of the television series aired in 1986. Ringo Starr narrated all twenty-six episodes in the UK as well as sixteen of them in the US, with George Carlin later re-narrating all of the episodes for the US.


  1. Thomas, Percy & The Coal/Double Trouble
  2. Cows/A Cow On The Line
  3. Bertie's Chase
  4. Saved From Scrap
  5. Old Iron
  6. Thomas & Trevor/A New Friend For Thomas
  7. Percy & The Signal
  8. Duck Takes Charge
  9. Percy & Harold/Percy Proves A Point
  10. The Runaway
  11. Percy Takes The Plunge
  12. Pop Goes The Diesel
  13. Dirty Work/Diesel's Devious Deed
  14. A Close Shave/A Close Shave For Duck
  15. Better Late Than Never
  16. Breakvan/Donald & Douglas
  17. The Deputation
  18. Thomas Comes To Breakfast
  19. Daisy
  20. Percy's Predicament
  21. The Diseasel
  22. Wrong Road
  23. Edward's Exploit
  24. Ghost Train/Percy's Ghostly Trick
  25. Woolly Bear
  26. Thomas & The Missing Christmas Tree


  • Thomas
  • Edward
  • Henry
  • Gordon
  • James
  • Percy
  • Toby
  • Annie and Clarabel
  • Henrietta
  • Bertie
  • Terence
  • Sir Topham Hatt
  • Stephen Hatt (cameo)
  • Jeremiah Jobling (cameo)
  • Mrs. Kyndley (cameo)

Characters introduced

  • Duck
  • Donald and Douglas
  • Bill and Ben
  • Diesel
  • Daisy
  • BoCo
  • Harold
  • Trevor
  • The Spiteful Brakevan
  • Jem Cole
  • The Vicar of Wellsworth


  • The Missing Coach was going to be an episode in this season, but it was cancelled and replaced by Thomas, Percy and the Coal.
  • All Norwegian narrations from this season credit Ringo Starr as the narrator.


  • Based on the Railway Series by: The Rev. W. Awdry
  • Adaptation by: Britt Allcroft
  • Told by: Ringo Starr, George Carlin
  • Directed by: David Mitton
  • Camera Crew Focus: Colin Davidson, Billy Malone, John Attwell
  • Camera Assistant: Paul Smith
  • Lighting Supplied by: Beams Film & TV Lighting Ltd, Lee Electric (Lighting) Ltd
  • Gaffer: Steve Dempsey
  • Model Engines: Pennicott Payne & Lillie Ltd
  • Models & Sets: D.B.P. Models & Effects, Albatross Models & Effects
  • Specialized Model Making: Bernard Carr
  • Electronics & Special Effects: Jamie Bowering
  • Camera Equipment & Computerized Lens Systems: Clearwater Features (1986) Ltd
  • Sound Studios Dubbing: Videosonics London Ltd
  • Telecine & Video Facilities: Video Bureau Ltd
  • Color by: Technicolor
  • Filmed at: Lee International Studios Plc, Shepperton
  • Production Assistant: Nasreen Khan
  • Lighting Cameraman: Terry Permane
  • Art Director: Bob Gauld-Galliers
  • First Assistant Director: Steve Asquith
  • Music Composed & Arranged by: Mike O'Donnell and Junior Campbell, Bluebird Themes
  • Editor: Rebecca De Burgh Mound
  • Producers: Robert D. Cardona, David Mitton
  • Executive Producer: Britt Allcroft

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