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“There's no such thing as luck. If you think positively then good things will happen then you'll have a good day.”
―Gina

Thomas' Not-So-Lucky Day is the ninth episode of the twenty-fourth series.

Plot

Thomas is having bad luck with his deliveries and does not know what to do. Gina and Mia tell him that there is no such thing as luck and that Thomas will soon get better. Lorenzo, however, tells Thomas to follow his superstitious advice and Thomas finds that this works. When he gets to the station, he tells Gina about his experiences. Gina and Mia tell him that it was not luck that helped him, but thinking positive.

Characters

Locations

Cast

UK

US and CAN

  • Joseph May as Thomas
  • Anna Francolini as Gina
  • Vincenzo Nicoli as Lorenzo and Beppe
  • Flaminia Cinque as Ester
  • Montserrat Lombard as Mia

Trivia

  • Gina references the events of Mines of Mystery.
  • This episode marks last and only of a few things:
    • Gina, Lorenzo, Beppe, Ester and Mia's last appearances, as well as their only appearances in the twenty-fourth series.
    • The last appearance of Italy overall, as well as its only appearance in the twenty-fourth series.
    • The only episode in which the date is explicitly mentioned, apart from episodes which take place on holidays.
  • This marks first of a few things:
    • The first episode directed by Ian Cherry, who served as an assistant director in the previous eight episodes of this series.
    • The first episode since Wild Water Rescue not directed by Dianna Basso, though she was still involved with production of this episode as consulting director.
  • The plot is similar to the eleventh series episode, Henry's Lucky Day and the seventeenth series episode, Percy's Lucky Day.
  • This episode was never aired in Germany and South Korea.
  • In the Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian and Baltic Russian dubs, the UK dub can be heard in the background as a dubbing track was not used.

Goofs

  • Gina's crew is missing from her cab in the first scene.

In Other Languages

Language Title
Dutch Thomas Z'n Ongeluksdag!
Estonian Toomase õnnetu Päev
Hebrew היום חסר המזל של תומס
Italian Superstizioni e Portafortuna
Japanese うんがわるいトーマス
Latin American Spanish El Día de Poca Suerte de Thomas
Latvian Tomasa Neveiksmīgā Diena
Lithuanian Nesėkminga Tomo Diena
Polish Pechowy Dzień Tomka
Russian Неудачный день

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