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“Worry wheels!"
"Fussy funnel!”
―Gordon and James to Percy

Percy Gets it Right is the second episode of the seventh series.


One autumn, Percy is puffing along Toby's old line with a train of tomatoes to take to market when he suddenly crosses over a wobbly section of track. His driver inspects the line and sees that the earth under the track is crumbling, which Percy decides to tell the Fat Controller about.

Later, Percy steams into the yard and announces that the track on Toby's line is wobbly. Gordon grumbles and tells him that the track being wobbly are like Toby and claims it's not important news and leaves. This Percy is briefly annoyed, as he thinks that Gordon does not want to listen to him.

Next, Percy tries to tell the Fat Controller, but he does not listen to him either, as he is too busy talking to Thomas; he wants Thomas to go and collect the prize bull from the farm on Toby's line, which prompts Percy to warn the Fat Controller that the line is wobbly, but he dismisses this, thinking that it is fine. Percy is briefly annoyed again and begins to think that at this point, nobody cares to listen to him.

Thomas collects the bull and sets off on his way. It is raining and the tracks are more wobbly than ever. Up ahead, a landslide occurs right in front of Thomas. He tries to stop, but runs into the soft dirt and gets stuck.

Later that night, Percy is worried that Thomas has not returned to the sheds yet. Gordon and James take no notice, but Percy's driver believes him and they set off to find Thomas. When they do, he finds Thomas buried under the dirt. The two friends are very happy to see each other and Percy pulls Thomas out and helps him get back home.

When they arrive at the station during the daytime, the Fat Controller is waiting. Thomas announces that Percy saved him, and even the bull agrees. The Fat Controller apologises to Percy and promises that everyone will do a better job of listening to him in the future, which Percy is very pleased to hear.





  • At the start, Percy's eyes are slightly wonky.
  • Percy stops after he has passed the loose rails, but his vans are still on them. When the guard puts warning flags out, they are out of the way.
  • When Percy arrives at the yard, he gains a truck.
  • Right after Gordon leaves, the lower part of Percy's smokebox has a few scratches on it.
  • Just before Thomas crashes into the dirt, his wheels are moving, but in the next shot when he crashes, they have suddenly stopped.
  • After Thomas crashes, his eyes are wonky.
  • Because stock footage is used, Annie and Clarabel appear in their old liveries.
  • During some of the shots of Percy worrying about Thomas at Tidmouth Sheds, his cab roof is raised.
  • When Percy leaves Tidmouth Sheds, a black box is attached to his cab.
  • As Percy is pulling Thomas to Maithwaite, Thomas' wheels are moving at a slower pace then Percy's.
  • When Thomas and Percy arrive at Maithwaite, a camera shadow can be seen.
  • The narrator says that Thomas' Driver puts the brakes on, but in the next scene, his wheels are still moving.
  • The bull's model is out of scale.


  • Percy: I've got important news - the tracks on Toby's line are wobbly!
  • Gordon: Huh! Old and wobbly just like Toby! That's not news! Can't stop to listen to your silly chatter! [leaves]
  • Percy: Gordon never listens to me.


  • [after hearing the news about Thomas and his mishap on Toby's line]
  • Gordon: Worry wheels!
  • James: Fussy funnel!


In Other Languages

Language Title
Chinese Mandarin 培西是正确的
Czech Percy má pravdu
Danish Percy på sporet
Dutch Percy Had Gelijk
Hungarian Percynek Igaza Van
Italian Percy ha Ragione
Japanese パーシーのいったとおり
Korean 퍼시의 경고
Polish Słuchajcie Piotrusia
Romanian Percy Îndreaptă Lucrurile
Russian Перси понимает правильно
Serbian Persi je u pravu
Swedish Percy gör rätt
Turkish Percy Doğru Yapıyor
Welsh Persi yn Llygad ei el

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