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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 Danish/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 *

*Followed by a song


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


  • This DVD marked a few things:
    • The first classic series release in the United States not to feature a title card for the music video.
    • The last VHS and DVD release to use the first series character nameboard sequence, the second series character nameboard sequence, and the original 14 characters nameboard sequence (as seen on Thomas and His Friends Help Out) between each episode.
    • The first DVD with menus narrated by Michael Brandon.
    • The last US Anchor Bay Entertainment DVD release along to feature the classic theme tune in the menus. Starting with Percy Saves the Day and Other Adventures, which would be released the following summer of 2005, the menus would feature Engine Roll Call as the background music.
  • This is the second DVD not to have any trailers at the beginning, the first was Salty's Secret and Other Thomas Adventures.
  • Some Anchor Bay copies contain the Lionsgate disc.
  • 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.
  • The DVD menu appears after the program is finished.


DVD Packs

US Home Video Releases

* VHS only