Mr. Conductor's Thomas Tales

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Mr. Conductor's Thomas Tales
Created by Britt Allcroft
Written by Sean Kelly
Directed by Steve Wright
David Mitton
Starring George Carlin
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 6
Running time 22 minutes
Original network PBS
Original release October 7 – November 11, 1996

Mr. Conductor's Thomas Tales was an American spin-off series of Shining Time Station. The series aired on PBS from October 7, 1996 to November 11, 1996. The plotlines, secondary to the five stories told by George Carlin in each episode, focused solely on Mr. Conductor. The stories were a mix of those not yet shown in any Shining Time Station episode. (most of them being the Thomas series' fourth season episodes), and the previous episodes (such as "Percy's Ghostly Trick"). A music video was also included at the end of each episode. All the episodes in this program were written by Sean Kelly.



1. Missing Whistles Stories:

  • Bulls Eyes
  • Train Stops Play
  • Percy's Ghostly Trick
  • Thomas, Percy & The Dragon
  • Special Funnel
  • Really Useful Engine (music video)

2. Wildlife Stories:

  • Four Little Engines
  • Trouble For Thomas
  • Toad Stands By
  • Thomas Saves The Day
  • Rusty Helps Peter Sam
  • Toby (music video)

3. Wish You Were Here Stories:

  • Thomas, Percy & The Mail Train
  • Mind That Bike
  • Home at Last
  • Rock 'n' Roll
  • Thomas & The Special Letter
  • Island Song (music video)

4. For the Birds Stories:

  • A Bad Day For Sir Handel
  • Steam Roller
  • Old Iron
  • Double Trouble
  • Bowled Out
  • Don't Judge a Book By Its Cover (music video)

5. Splish, Splash, Splosh Stories:

  • Passengers and Polish
  • Gallant Old Engine
  • Bertie's Chase
  • Peter Sam & The Refreshment Lady
  • You Can't Win
  • Gone Fishing (music video)

6. Paint the Town Red Stories:

  • Come Out, Henry!
  • Fish
  • Whistles and Sneezes
  • Henry & The Elephant
  • Bulldog
  • Let's Have a Race (music video)

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