Thomas & Friends (series 10)

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Thomas & Friends (series 10)
Thomas and Friends DVD Cover - Series 10.jpg
DVD cover art
Country of origin United Kingdom
Broadcast
Original channel Five
Original run 2 October 2006 –
15 October 2006
Series chronology
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Series 9 (2005)
List of Thomas & Friends episodes

Thomas & Friends (previously known as Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends) is a children's television series about the engines and other characters working on the railways of the Island of Sodor, and is based on The Railway Series books written by the Rev. W. Awdry.

This was Jocelyn Stevenson's last series as executive producer.

Sharon Miller remained as script editor.

This article lists episodes from the tenth Series of this show, which was first broadcast in 2006. This series was narrated by Michael Angelis for the UK audiences, although Michael Brandon narrated the episodes for the US audiences. In fact, it was first broadcast in America under Brandon's narration.

Most episodes in this series have two titles: the original titles from the UK broadcasts are shown on top, while the American-adapted titles are shown underneath.

30-minute episode version[edit]

Starting with this series, all 30-minute episodes include only 2 mini-episodes.

The North American version includes closed captioning by WGBH media access group.


Episodes[edit]

# Total UK title (top)
US title (bottom)
Directed by Written by Original air date TV order
1 248 "Follow That Flour" Steve Asquith Sharon Miller 2 October 2006 (2006-10-02) 301a
Thomas decides to play hide-and-seek with James's flour truck, but the door falls open, and all the flour spills and leaves a trail behind him.
2 249 "A Smooth Ride" Steve Asquith Simon Nicholson 2 October 2006 (2006-10-02) 301b
Sir Handel starts to rattle and rock as he goes up hills, and does not want to tell the Thin Controller, fearing he will be sent back to the quarry. So he secretly has his friends help him.
3 250 "Thomas and the Jet Plane" Steve Asquith Abi Grant 3 October 2006 (2006-10-03) 302a
Jeremy the Jet Plane boasts to Thomas about being able to fly and see everything at once, making Thomas wish he was a jet plane, too.
4 251 "Percy and the Funfair"
"Percy and the Carnival"
Steve Asquith Abi Grant 3 October 2006 (2006-10-03) 302b
Percy is given the assignment of delivering coal while his friends get to help with a funfair, so Percy puts off his important coal delivery to help them.
5 252 "The Green Controller" Steve Asquith Sharon Miller 4 October 2006 (2006-10-04) 303a
The Fat Controller loses his voice, so Lady Hatt gives Percy the job of telling the engines what to do. But Percy, after refusing Thomas' help, mixes up all of the jobs and makes the others look silly.
6 253 "Duncan Drops a Clanger" Steve Asquith Paul Larson 4 October 2006 (2006-10-04) 303b
Duncan is taking a clock tower's bell to be polished, but the chiming distracts him on his journey, and he ignores the other Narrow Gauge engines' warnings about going slowly with it.
7 254 "Thomas' Tricky Tree" Steve Asquith Sharon Miller 5 October 2006 (2006-10-05) 304a
Duncan and Peter Sam claim that Thomas does not know what a Christmas Tree looks like, so the angry tank engine refuses help from the other, nicer Narrow Gauge engines.
8 255 "Toby's Afternoon Off" Steve Asquith Marc Seal 5 October 2006 (2006-10-05) 304b
Toby wants to spend his afternoon off at Farmer McColl's farm to see the animals, but he is given three jobs that his friends cannot help him with.
9 256 "It's Good to Be Gordon" Steve Asquith Abi Grant 6 October 2006 (2006-10-06) 305a
Gordon, close to setting a new record, uses up the coal that Henry needs, thinking it will make him faster. But Gordon feels guilty seeing Henry struggling later.
10 257 "Seeing the Sights" Steve Asquith Wayne Jackman 6 October 2006 (2006-10-06) 305b
Thomas is determined to show the tourists as many sights as possible, but he goes so quickly that he leaves behind passengers at all the stops.
11 258 "Fearless Freddie" Steve Asquith Simon Nicholson 7 October 2006 (2006-10-07) 306a
An old Narrow Gauge engine named "Fearless" Freddie returns and challenges Rheneas and Skarloey to a race. But when he sees he is not as fast as he once was, he cheats.
12 259 "Toby's New Shed" Steve Asquith Simon Nicholson 7 October 2006 (2006-10-07) 306b
Thomas offers to help repair Toby's holey roof, but he is not aware that Toby liked the holes, for the birds would build their nests and keep him company.
13 260 "Big Strong Henry" Steve Asquith Simon Nicholson 8 October 2006 (2006-10-08) 307a
Henry wants to prove he is as strong as Gordon by pulling as many trucks as possible, but he only gets in a wreck and proves he is sillier.
14 261 "Sticky Toffee Thomas"
"Sticky Taffy Thomas"
Steve Asquith Paul Larson 8 October 2006 (2006-10-08) 307b
Thomas spends too much time daydreaming about what he will wear to a costume party that he winds up taking a tanker full of toffee, and soon crashes it by mistake.
15 262 "Which Way Now?" Steve Asquith James Mason 9 October 2006 (2006-10-09) 308a
Rusty rushes the workmen putting up signs in order to meet the Fat Controller. However, because they were rushed, all the signs point in the wrong directions.
16 263 "Thomas and the Shooting Star" Steve Asquith Abi Grant 9 October 2006 (2006-10-09) 308b
When a shooting star is due to appear and the power company's generator breaks, Thomas takes longer routes to still see the star. But it gets too late and dark, and he gets lost.
17 264 "Edward Strikes Out" Steve Asquith Sharon Miller 10 October 2006 (2006-10-10) 309a
Gordon and Edward think Rocky the Crane is useless without an engine. But when Edward's load of pipes spill and cause Gordon to crash, Rocky has a chance to prove his worth.
18 265 "Topped Off Thomas" Steve Asquith Sharon Miller 10 October 2006 (2006-10-10) 309b
As Thomas races Spencer, he blows the Fat Controller's top hat away. To make up for it, he tries to chase the wind as it carries it across the Island.
19 266 "Wharf and Peace" Steve Asquith Abi Grant 11 October 2006 (2006-10-11) 310a
After Skarloey is startled at the Wharf, he is convinced that he is a "scaredy engine". He spends the day sulking, but shows bravery by not even trying.
20 267 "Thomas' Frosty Friend" Steve Asquith Sharon Miller 11 October 2006 (2006-10-11) 310b
Thomas sees the children surrounding a giant snowman balloon, but the wind causes it to blow away, and its cords get caught on Thomas' buffers, making him wonder why it won't stop following him.
21 268 "Emily and the Special Coaches"
"Emily and the Special Cars"
Steve Asquith James Mason 12 October 2006 (2006-10-12) 311a
Emily is collecting Gordon's new coaches, but she gets into a fight with Diesel on the way. So Diesel steals the coaches and makes Emily chase him down.
22 269 "Thomas and the Colours"
"Thomas and the Colors"
Steve Asquith Marc Seal 12 October 2006 (2006-10-12) 311b
Thomas is jealous of James, who is pulling the Sodor Football Team for the second year in a row. He does all he can to try to get the job for himself, including cruelly ruining his decorations.
23 270 "Thomas and the Birthday Mail" Steve Asquith James Mason 13 October 2006 (2006-10-13) 312a
Thomas is frustrated when a new tank engine named Rosie follows him around. But as he tries to avoid her, he takes a route that is about to be hit by a landslide.
24 271 "Duncan's Bluff" Steve Asquith Paul Larson 13 October 2006 (2006-10-13) 312b
Duncan bets James that he can deliver coal faster than James can bring it to the Wharf. But when Duncan realises he is too small, he cheats and hides the leftover trucks.
25 272 "Missing Trucks"
"Missing Cars/Missing Freight Cars"
Steve Asquith Wayne Jackman 14 October 2006 (2006-10-14) 313a
Rheneas tries to surprise his sad friend Skarloey by taking his trucks for him. But he leaves them alone for too long, and they go missing, making Skarloey sadder.
26 273 "Thomas and the Treasure" Steve Asquith Marc Seal 14 October 2006 (2006-10-14) 313b
Thomas is determined to find the treasure that Salty spoke of, despite the other engines ridiculing him. But, he chooses to skip his job in order to search.
27 274 "James the Second Best" Steve Asquith Paul Larson 15 October 2006 (2006-10-15) 314a
James is jealous of Edward when he is chosen for a poster instead of him. Determined to be as good as Edward, he winds up working too hard and wrecks Edward's poster.
28 275 "Thomas and Skarloey's Big Day Out" Steve Asquith Paul Larson 15 October 2006 (2006-10-15) 314b
Thomas decides to cheer Skarloey up by taking him on a tour of the Island. None of the sights surprise him, though. And, Thomas does not pay attention to the old coupling on Skarloey's flatbed truck, or the steepness of Gordon's Hill.

Characters[edit]

New[edit]

  • Mrs. Percival (A Smooth Ride)
  • Jeremy (Thomas and the Jet Plane)
  • Fearless Freddie (Fearless Freddie)
  • Rocky (Edward Strikes Out)
  • Rosie (Thomas and the Birthday Mail)
  • The Admiral (Thomas and the Treasure)

Recurring character cast[edit]

References[edit]