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This article is about the US DVD. You may be looking for the American titled episode, the Random House book, the Swedish DVD, or the German DVD.

Hooray for Thomas and Other Adventures is a US VHS/DVD featuring six seventh series episodes narrated by Michael Brandon and one song. It was distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment in 2005, and was later re-released by Lionsgate in 2009. Lionsgate released the title for digital download in 2013.


2005 VHS/DVD: PEEP! PEEP! You're invited to the celebration on the Island of Sodor! There are new stories and fun adventures around every bend. Watch as Thomas wins a medal for saving the day. Will Edward rescue the brass band in time? Can Peter Sam help find a new refreshment stand for the Refreshment Lady? Get ready for non-stop fun when Rheneas gives the school children a roller coaster ride on the tracks and Gordon wins the best-dressed competition. Let the celebration begin!


  1. Hooray for Thomas
  2. Edward's Brass Band
  3. The Refreshment Lady's Stand
  4. Rheneas and the Roller Coaster
  5. The Grand Opening
  6. Best Dressed Engine


Bonus Features

  • Character Gallery
  • Read-Along Story - The Great Race
  • "Counting Celebration" game
  • "Paint Party" game
  • "Fun with Shapes" game
  • Computer Fun - web fun and two coloring sheets


  • The DVD menu uses the original theme tune, as well as in the nameboards sequence in between the stories, making this release feature both the original theme tune and Engine Roll Call.
  • This is the first DVD with menus narrated by Michael Brandon.
  • On the VHS cover, Gordon is removed, and Thomas is moved a few inches back to make more room.
  • The menu appears after the program is finished.


  • The credits only acknowledge the titular episode's writer and original music, leaving out Robyn CharterisJames Mason and Polly Churchill for writing the other episodes, Robert Hartshorne for all the episodes' new scores and Ed Welch for title theme.
  • On the Amazon Prime Video promo cover Thomas is tilted.

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