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The Complete Series 5, previously The Complete Fifth Series is a UK/Australian VHS/DVD containing all twenty-six fifth series episodes narrated by Michael Angelis. It was released on VHS in 2002 and was later released on DVD in 2004 in the Classic Collection box set and released separately in 2007 by VCI. It was re-released on DVD in 2010 and 2012 by HiT Entertainment. In Australia, ABC for Kids released the DVD in 2006.

Description

2002 Single VHS

All aboard for this special edition classic collection of Thomas and Friends stories. Join Thomas, together with his friends Edward, Gordon, Henry, James, Bertie, Percy, Toby and The Fat Controller on the Island of Sodor in this fun packed classic collection of 26 episodes on one video.

2002 Double VHS

All aboard for this special edition classic collection of Thomas & Friends stories. Join Thomas, together with his friends Edward, Gordon, Henry, James, Bertie, Percy, Toby and The Fat Controller on the Island of Sodor in this fun packed classic collection of 26 episodes with not one but TWO videos.

2004 DVD

All aboard for this special edition classic collection of Thomas & Friends stories. Join Thomas, together with his friends Edward, Gordon, Henry, James, Bertie, Percy, Toby and The Fat Controller on the Island of Sodor in this fun packed classic collection.

26 classic episodes not to be missed!

2010 DVD

Watch all 26 classic episodes from Thomas & Friends Series 5 in this special collection. Climb aboard as Thomas meets the new crane, Cranky, working at the docks. Meanwhile Toby, Sir Topham Hatt and his grandchildren make an exciting discovery at a remote part of the Island.

26 classic episodes not to be missed!

2012 DVD

Watch all 26 classic episodes from Thomas & Friends™ Series 5. Climb aboard as Thomas meets Cranky, the new crane working at the docks. Meanwhile Toby, The Fat Controller and his grandchildren make an exciting discovery at a remote part of the Island.

Episodes

  1. Cranky Bugs
  2. Horrid Lorry*
  3. A Better View for Gordon*
  4. Lady Hatt's Birthday Party
  5. James and the Trouble with Trees
  6. Gordon and the Gremlin*
  7. Bye George!*
  8. Baa!
  9. Put Upon Percy*
  10. Toby and the Flood
  11. Haunted Henry
  12. Double Teething Troubles
  13. Stepney Gets Lost
  14. Toby's Discovery*
  15. Something in the Air*
  16. Thomas, Percy and Old Slow Coach
  17. Thomas and the Rumours
  18. Oliver's Find*
  19. Happy Ever After
  20. Sir Topham Hatt's Holiday*
  21. A Surprise for Percy*
  22. Make Someone Happy
  23. Busy Going Backwards
  24. Duncan Gets Spooked*
  25. Snow
  26. Rusty and the Boulder

(* = The episode(s) is present on no other UK releases in the case of DVDs)

Trivia

  • This was the last complete series to get released on VHS.
  • The DVD was released in 2004 in the Classic Collection boxset before being released individually in 2007.
  • The original UK VHS was released both as a single cassette and double cassette release.
  • The front and back covers of the VHS have images from Trust Thomas, Rock 'n' Roll and Duck Takes Charge.
  • The 2012 release features the restored version of the opening of the intro and the HiT Entertainment logo is shown after the credits.
  • The front cover of the 2012 DVD features Thomas on a CGI landscape.
  • The back cover of the 2012 DVD features an image from Thomas and the Storyteller.
  • The back cover of the Australian double pack features a picture from the tenth series episode, Thomas and the Jet Plane.
  • The images of Thomas from Trust Thomas, James from James and the Trouble With Trees, Toby from Toby and the Flood, Percy from Duck Takes Charge and Skarloey and Rusty from Rock n Roll are also used on The Very Best of Thomas & Friends.

Goofs

  • On the UK VHS inner sleeve, the episode description of "Bye George!" states that George had his wheels and front roller removed when he got his comeuppance; but this never happened in the episode,
  • On the 2004 DVD:
    • The subtitles for Haunted Henry read "a mist strolls in" rather than "a mist rolls in."
    • The footage contains some black dots appearing strangely. This is not seen on VHS releases.

DVD Packs

UK

AUS

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