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Thomas and Friends: Steamies vs. Diesels and Other Thomas Adventures
Thomas and Friends Steamies vs Diesels and Other Thomas Adventures
Actors: Michael Angelis, Michael Brandon, Alec Baldwin, Ringo Starr, George Carlin
Genres: Indie & Art House, Kids & Family, Television, Animation
NR     2004     1hr 7min

On the Island of Sodor, two kinds of engines help keep Sir Topham Hatt?s railway running smoothly ? steamies and diesels. But is the Island big enough for both? It?s not always easy for these engines to put aside their dif...  more »

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Actors: Michael Angelis, Michael Brandon, Alec Baldwin, Ringo Starr, George Carlin
Creator: Lindsey Dillion-Massey
Genres: Indie & Art House, Kids & Family, Television, Animation
Sub-Genres: Indie & Art House, Animation, Adventure, 3-6 Years, Family Films, Kids & Family, Animation
Studio: Lionsgate / HIT Entertainment
Format: DVD - Color - Animated
DVD Release Date: 05/18/2004
Release Year: 2004
Run Time: 1hr 7min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 3
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Terrible- Not like the other ones!!
(1 out of 5 stars)

"Please this DVD is very, very bad! When I saw the cover I thought is was going to be good. But when My child saw ths he Fell asleep!! The Engines do not look roght and they move very differently! Also the the opening where it says Thomas & Freinds-What??? That's not the song! Please I really am telling you DO NOT BUY THIS ONE! IT IS HORRIBLE:(!!"
It's okay
Cumulonimbus Harpe | Fresno, California, United States | 12/05/2004
(3 out of 5 stars)

"Wow!, HIT! Entertainment has changed Thomas alot, but the changes they made aren't all that bad. For example, the new theme song at first sounded pretty dumb but it soon grew on me. The only bad thing HIT! added were those ridiculous activites. I think even little kids will get bored of these silly things, they offer no form of actual learning fun and you can get envolved with them that much. Besides those activites, the stories were okay:

Sir Topham Hatt sends Thomas to help Mavis at the quarry. Thomas is surprised to see Diesel there. Diesel says that Sir Topham Hatt will soon scrap steamies and Thomas begins to worry. But will Thomas help all the diesels when they start breaking down due to bad fuel?

Henry wishes that he could pull the Express sometime instead of Gordon. The next day, Henry's wish has come true but Gordon ends up in the repair yard and Henry is afraid that it is his fault that that happened.

Gordon develops some new squeakng noises and when he has to take some children to the harbor, he is afraid that Sir Topham Hatt will hear his squeak and send him to the scrapyard.

Percy perfects his whistle to surprise 'Arry and Burt but his new whistle will soon get him in alot of trouble.

A pretty good video, but it could've been better. For instance, get rid of those ridiculous activites."
Thomas fans will love....but there is a definite change
Kristi McKnight | Bakersfield, CA | 08/06/2004
(4 out of 5 stars)

"I believe that Thomas has gone CGI. This video looks more like animation, and to me has lost the charm of the past movies that are obviously miniature trains on tracks. Everything looks brighter and the numbers and words are more crisp, but it's lost the uniqueness that it once had.

Of course my 2 and 4 year old boys love it...just like all the others, but I wish that it was filmed the old way."
Could hum the new theme all day^^
Steven Taranto | Confidental.^_^0 | 06/26/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I just love the changes they made on this vid.(Although,once again,the UK got 2 more epis than us!>_"