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Pulling Together! is a UK VHS/DVD featuring eight seventh series episodes narrated by Michael Angelis. It was released under the title Machines Co-Extract for Welsh audiences.


Thomas & Friends are back with 8 exciting new episodes never seen before on DVD/video. Join Thomas, James, Percy, Bulgy, Bill and Ben, Fergus, Gordon, Arthur, Murdoch, Harvey, Salty, Duncan, Rusty and the Fat Controller for more fun-packed adventures on the Island of Sodor. Included on this DVD/video are:


  1. The Old Bridge - Skarloey is too frightened to cross the river after the bridge collapses, but when he needs to rescue his friend Rheneas, he soon puts on a brave face.
  2. Bulgy Rides Again - Bulgy the bus has been used as a chicken coop, but he is cleaned and put back on the road for passengers. However, they get cross when the chickens come back to their old home.
  3. Bill, Ben and Fergus - Bill and Ben disobey Fergus and decide 'to do things wrong' in the quarry, but their tricks leave Fergus trapped under a rock and they have to rescue him. Bill and Ben are sorry and decide 'to do things right' from now on.
  4. The Spotless Record - Thomas plays a trick to ruin Arthur's spotless record, but ends up being the one in trouble.
  5. Best Dressed Engine - Gordon thinks he is too grand to dress up for the May Day celebration, but he gets voted the best dressed engine when a colourful banner gets caught on his funnel.
  6. Fergus Breaks the Rules - When he is being sent to the smelter's yard, Fergus is afraid of being scrapped and runs away. But all is well when Thomas finds him and Fergus becomes the Pride of the Smelter's Yard.
  7. Peace and Quiet - Murdoch gets cross with the noisy engines as he loves peace and quiet. But after a day with noisy sheep, he is glad to be back with the other engines.
  8. The Runaway Elephant - Duncan shows off how fast he is, but ends up in a lake carrying an elephant statue. Fortunately it looks just right where it is.

Bonus Features


  • This is the last UK release of a few things:
    • The last to feature the Nick Jr. logo on the cover.
    • The last to feature the episodes in fullscreen on the VHS.
    • The last to feature the series theme composed by Mike O'Donnell and Junior Campbell in the DVD Menu.


  • The description for Fergus Breaks the Rules says that Fergus returned to become the pride of the smelters, but he is the pride of the Cement Works.

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