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Henry and the Elephant, formerly named The Gallant Old Engine and Other Thomas Stories, is a US and Canadian VHS/DVD release featuring six episodes from the fourth series which are narrated by George Carlin and one song. It was distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment on VHS in 1996, 1999 and 2000, and was re-released on VHS under the title Gallant Old Engine and Other Thomas Adventures in 2001. It was later released on DVD in 2008 and re-released on DVD by Lionsgate in 2009.

Description

1996 VHS

PEEP! PEEP! All aboard for the Island of Sodor and new stories from Thomas and his friends. Watch as Stuart and Falcon help out when Duke isn't feeling well. See how Henry frees an elephant that's stuck in his tunnel and cheer on Rheneas as he carries his passengers home safely during a big storm.

So join Thomas, Percy and all of your crew - they have loads of adventures waiting for you.

2001 VHS

PEEP! PEEP! Everyone's favorite #1 engine is back with more exciting stories from the Island of Sodor. Meet Bulstrode the Barge and find out how, even with his bad temper, he turned out to be really useful. Join in on the trick Stuart plays on Duke, and see how an elephant leaves Henry all washed up. So make sure your ticket is stamped and don't miss the train for another fun-filled adventure with Thomas and Friends.

DVD

Everyone's favorite #1 engine is back with more exciting stories from the Island of Sodor. Join in on the trick Stuart plays on Duke and see how an elephant leaves Henry all washed up. Make sure your ticket is stamped and don't miss the train for another fun-filled adventure with Thomas and Friends™.

Episodes

  1. Henry and the Elephant
  2. You Can't Win
  3. Special Attraction
  4. Passengers and Polish
  5. Gallant Old Engine
  6. Fish

Songs

Bonus Features

Trivia

  • On the cover of the 2001 release, a mirrored image from Steam Roller is used.
  • This and Rusty to the Rescue were the only DVD releases by Anchor Bay Entertainment to not to come with a booklet.
  • This is the last US DVD to be captioned by JR Media Services, Inc.
  • This VHS was released before the TV airing of Train Stops Play meaning the American and Canadian Audience may not who Caroline was during the Nameboards segments.
  • This is the only US VHS/DVD release to feature You Can't Win, Special Attraction, Passengers and Polish, and Gallant Old Engine.

Goofs

  • The description says "...Join in on the trick Stuart plays on Duke..." but Duke is actually the one who played the trick.
  • The 2001 cover shows Gordon without his middle lamp iron.
  • On the front cover of the DVD, one of Henry's lamp irons is missing.
  • On the back cover of the DVD, Sir Topham Hatt's Scrapbook is named Character Gallery.
US Home Video Releases

* VHS only

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