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Stories and Stunts is a series of online videos featuring merchandise of the characters on a homemade diorama-style background in the middle of a plot point. The videos are narrated by children, and unlike past videos, the characters interact with the narrator. Homemade figurines were also used as minor human characters, much like the Thomas Creator Collective, which it replaces. The first video was uploaded to the official YouTube channel on 31 August 2019.

Thomas in the City

Thomas in the City is the first Stories and Stunts video, uploaded on 31 August 2019.

Plot

During a passenger round in the big city, Thomas gets caught up in a race with Bulstrode.

Characters

Merchandise

Trivia

  • Throughout the video, a remix of Thomas' original theme can be heard.
  • Thomas' drawbridge jump is similar to his jump over Vicarstown Bridge in The Great Race.
  • Much of the footage is sped up during the race, with the stunts being filmed in slow motion.

Goofs

  • As Thomas tells the narrator his job, he passes a set of points with one side having no buffers despite being a dead end. The footage is also mirrored as his lamp is on the left-hand side, and for a split-second, his number is backwards.
  • When Thomas leaves the station, his wheels move before he actually departs.
  • Emily is missing her tender during a transition.
  • Fishing line is visible throughout many of the movement scenes.
  • For a split second, Rebecca's tender is missing and she has a open wagon in its place.
  • When Bulstrode meets up with Thomas, James' tender can be seen on its side, and there are wooden tracks piled beside Cranky. Cranky also has tracks leading underneath him that end without buffers.
  • Adhesive can be seen in front of Thomas' rear wheel and behind his funnel whenever he talks to Bulstrode.
  • The drawbridge opens all the way, but when Thomas jumps it, the halves are farther apart, and the pieces are only raised by a fraction.
  • During the race, as Thomas is jumping onto tracks on skyscrapers, he lands with his rear wheels derailed.

Video

Thomas' Mountain Run

Thomas' Mountain Run is the second Stories and Stunts video, uploaded on 7 September 2019.

Plot

Thomas' joyride through the mountains gets jeopardised when his loud singing creates an avalanche.

Characters

Merchandise

Trivia

  • The boulders and building at the top of the mountain are from the TrackMaster "Cave Collapse Set."

Video

Gordon's Tall Tales

Gordon's Tall Tales is the third Stories and Stunts video, uploaded on 14 September 2019.

Plot

Gordon tells the other engines about a loop-de-loop track that some engines weren't able to pass by. However, Thomas, on the other hand thinks that he can manage it.

Characters

Merchandise

Trivia

  • A cat appears during Charlie's loop attempt and the final scene.
  • A snippet of Thomas' original theme can be heard after the Steam Team head for the loop.

Goofs

  • At the start, Hurricane could be seen with Lexi's chassis and Emily's tender.
  • When Gordon tells his stories, he is on the roof with no clear way to get up there and Thomas, James, Percy and Emily are not on the track. The tender engines are also missing their tenders.
  • Adhesive and visible fishing line can be seen whenever the engines move.
  • The loop track is clearly meant for a diecast car range and the James model in the sequence is missing the tender. Victor also has his rear wheels derailed.
  • When everyone reacts to Thomas' declaration, the turntable has visible adhesive patches.
  • When Thomas jumps the loop, the others are off the track and while adhesive is seen on Percy's boiler, Gordon's has clay. Thomas also has adhesive below his coupling when he goes down towards the loop (some can also be seen on the track before he drops). Adhesive can also be seen on Gordon's wheels towards the end.
  • Diesel 10 makes chuffing noises when he goes on the loop de loop track, despite him being a diesel locomotive and not a steam locomotive.

Video

Thomas the Explorer

Thomas the Explorer is the fourth Stories and Stunts video, uploaded on 21 September 2019.

Plot

Thomas and his nervous sidekick Percy explore the old forest to find the loudest whistle ever.

Characters

Merchandise

Trivia

  • The title is reminescint of Dora the Explorer.

Goofs

  • Percy's TrackMaster model has a Henry/Flying Scotsman chassis during the first half of the video. Due to this, he has six wheels instead of four.
  • When Percy lands after falling through the trapdoor, he lands with his front wheels derailed, which the set obscures.
  • The vines in real life would've snapped under the weight of Thomas and Percy.
  • Visible adhesive and fishing line can be seen whenever Thomas and Percy move while stationary.
  • The fallen tree has a track built into the trunk, which also has no tracks leading to it before Thomas tries to jump it (which again are obscured).
  • The hill only has one track near the top, but at the cliff, it gains a second row, both of which don't end in buffers.
  • The whistle has visible fishing line when thrown.
  • Percy's mouth is smaller than the whistle's lip.
  • Thomas has visible adhesive under his magnet near the end. He also manages to turn around without track.

Video

Sir Topham Hatt Out of Control

Sir Topham Hatt Out of Control is the fifth Stories and Stunts video, uploaded on 28 September 2019.

Plot

Sir Topham's regular day is soon on an emergency rush when he realizes that Thomas and Nia are gonna crash into each other.

Characters

Merchandise

Trivia

  • A remix of Thomas' classic theme can be heard.
  • The engines are established to have 2-way radios, much like the engines of the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway.

Goofs

  • Tidmouth Sheds has no tracks leading to its Turntable.
  • Whenever Sir Topham Hatt moves, visible fishing line can be seen.
  • Emily's wheel is on the other side of her siderods before it falls off. It also has visible fishing line and signs of damage just before and after it falls off.
  • When Nia goes over the points, she runs over a rail that would lead to derailment in real life.
  • Owen can be seen pulling Salty up the incline, when in real life, Salty would be too heavy.

Video

Thomas and the Big Snooze

Thomas and the Big Snooze is the sixth Stories and Stunts video, uploaded on October 5, 2019.

Plot

Thomas accidentally oversleeps and has to hurry and wake the others.

Characters

Merchandise

Trivia

  • The sleeping engines' eyes were digitally edited.

Goofs

  • Thomas' track doesn't line up with the turntable when he and Gordon return to Tidmouth Sheds.
  • Thomas is on Gordon's track when he enters his berth, his own track disappearing. The tracks also aren't connected properly in other shots featuring the turntable.
  • Both Thomas and Gordon enter the sheds facing the back, but are facing the doors when they come out.
  • While Thomas claims he only has ten seconds, the stunt sequence is a lot longer.
  • Whenever anyone moves, visible fishing line can be seen.
  • Visible adhesive can be seen on Thomas' front magnet.
  • The track Thomas is on by the end of the video ends in barriers instead of buffers.

Video

Super Thomas to the Rescue

Super Thomas to the Rescue is the seventh Stories and Stunts video, uploaded on October 12, 2019.

Plot

Thomas the Superhero Tank Engine sets out on daring, exciting and dangerous rescue missions.

Characters

Merchandise

Trivia

  • The plot is like many other superhero shows.

Goofs

  • Thomas' powers don't include flight, which he did at the start.
  • Hurricane has Lexi's chassis and her tender at the end of his train.
  • James' model has red wheels, and is still splotchy in some areas even after Thomas cleans him.
  • Visible fishing line and adhesive are seen when an engine moves.

Video

Rebecca's Fright

Rebecca's Fright is the eighth Stories and Stunts video, uploaded on October 19, 2019.

Characters

Merchandise

Goofs

  • The layout is constantly inconsistent.

Video

Pirates of Sodor

Pirates of Sodor is the ninth Stories and Stunts video, uploaded on October 26, 2019.

Plot

Thomas and Percy's pretend pirate fight get into a heated cannon battle.

Characters

Merchandise

Trivia

  • Thomas and Percy were modified with Sharpie facial hair.

Goofs

  • Adhesive and fishing line can be visible at various points.
  • Hurricane has Lexi's chassis.

Video

Talented Thomas

Talented Thomas is the tenth Stories and Stunts video, uploaded on November 2, 2019.

Plot

Thomas gets his chance to perform in the circus when all the performers are sick. But what's his talent?

Characters

Merchandise

Trivia

Goofs

  • Adhesive and fishing line can be visible at various points.
  • Thomas' eyebrows are mismatched as he tries to juggle.
  • One track doesn't end in buffers.

Video

Diesel 10's Boulder Drop

Diesel 10's Boulder Drop is the eleventh Stories and Stunts video, uploaded on November 9, 2019.

Plot

Diesel 10 plots a trap to get payback on Thomas.

Characters

Merchandise

Trivia

Goofs

  • Adhesive and fishing line can be visible at various points.
  • Diesel 10 states that Thomas is stronger and faster than him, when it would be the other way around in real life.
  • Throughout the video, Diesel 10 is off the tracks.

Video

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