Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends

Show generally

Continuity mistake: Despite Henry's issue from "Coal" in Season 1 being resolved after the crash in "The Flying Kipper", also in Season 1, Henry needed special coal again from "Thomas and the Magic Railroad" until Season 16.

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Bulgy Rides Again - S7-E19

Continuity mistake: When Bulgy is driving on the road next to the rails, Thomas can be seen pulling a train instead of being repaired at the foundry.

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Down the Mine - S1-E25

Continuity mistake: The sign says: "Danger - engines must not pass this board." When Thomas passes the board it says: "Danger - engines must not pass this point."

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Mucking About - S20-E14

Continuity mistake: Thomas appears to be damaged and dirty after his accident, but he is completely fine and spotless in the final scene. There is no way that Thomas was repaired and cleaned instantly.

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Thomas and the Trucks - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: When Thomas is organizing the trucks, in a second close-up of a truck, the background disappears in mid-sentence.

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James and the Red Balloon - S6-E15

Continuity mistake: When Percy arrives at the docks, he is carrying some freight cars. But when Thomas leaves the cars Percy was carrying disappear.

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Lady Hatt's Birthday Party - S5-E4

Continuity mistake: When George crashes, the Fat Controller falls into the ditch head first, but in the following shot he is sinking feet first.

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Emily's Rubbish - S11-E2

Continuity mistake: When Emily and Whiff pull the rubbish trucks away, Whiff is coupled up to Emily, and Emily is coupled up to the trucks. When they pull them away, their buffers are separate.

Cows - S2-E2

Continuity mistake: At the beginning, Edward is pulling 5 cattle trucks. When he approaches the cows, he is pulling 4 cattle trucks.

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Cows - S2-E2

Continuity mistake: Gordon's express train has 1 composite coach and 2 brake coaches when he passes through Wellsworth station. When he crosses the viaduct, he has 2 composite coaches and 1 brake coach.

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Cows - S2-E2

Continuity mistake: Gordon can be seen next to Edward when Edward says "two big engines afraid of a cow?", but Gordon should have been on the turntable.

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Thomas, Percy and the Coal - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: When Thomas is being covered in coal, he is dirty in some shots, but in other shots he is clean.

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Down the Mine - S1-E25

Continuity mistake: Gordon's connecting rods change position after he pulls Thomas out of the mine.

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Percy Runs Away - S1-E17

Continuity mistake: Before Percy runs away, his crew is out of the cab. But after Percy runs away from Gordon, his crew is back in the cab.

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Dirty Objects - S1-E23

Continuity mistake: In a close up of the tar wagons before James crashes into them, James disappears.

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Dirty Objects - S1-E23

Continuity mistake: James leaves Elsbridge Station with the brake coach at the rear. When James arrives at Knapford Station, the brake coach is in the middle.

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Whistles and Sneezes - S1-E20

Continuity mistake: When Henry sneezes at the boys, you can see that the boys got ashes on them before the smoke has even touched them yet.

The Afternoon Tea Express - S17-E26

Continuity mistake: In the shot of Stephen at the dairy, one of the trucks is in the front and the other one is at the back. But in the shot when Stephen is out and about, the first one is at the far back and the other truck is at the front, but later, the trucks go back to their original positions.

Thomas' Tall Friend - S14-E1

Continuity mistake: After Thomas goes to the docks, the giraffe's flatbed somehow changes tracks at the Animal Park.

Surprise, Surprise - S15-E11

Continuity mistake: When Thomas finds Percy, he is behind him; but later when they arrive at the Steamworks, Thomas is in front. The same thing happens with Edward.

Whistles and Sneezes - S1-E20

Continuity mistake: When Henry sneezes at the boys, in the shot of the boys with the smoke rising up, you can see that they already got ashes on them before the smoke had even touched them.

Thomas and the Trucks - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: Throughout most of the sequence where Thomas pulls the troublesome trucks, the trucks keep changing positions numerous times and many of the trucks disappear and reappear. Also, in a few scenes, there is only 1 truck or just 5 trucks.

Saving Time - S20-E13

Continuity mistake: Sir Handel was just near the turntable when Samson approaches the Blue Mountain Quarry, but a few shots later, Sir Handel has moved to a siding.

Kevin's Cranky Friend - S17-E1

Continuity mistake: Throughout most of the episode, Cranky's ladder is on the wrong side.

Kevin's Cranky Friend - S17-E1

Continuity mistake: After Sir Topham Hatt leaves the docks, Henry disappears.

Diesel and the Ducklings - S20-E4

Continuity mistake: When Diesel keeps James and Gordon waiting, they are at the top of the hill, but a few shots later, they are at the bottom of the hill.

Coal - S1-E18

Continuity mistake: US Only: Henry reverses on to the siding, then he leaves it again. His tender also hits the station building.

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Thomas and Bertie - S1-E14

Continuity mistake: In a close up of Bertie, he has no driver.

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Something Fishy - S7-E15

Continuity mistake: Because of the production order, Murdoch appears at the sheds, but his introduction is 2 episodes later, in "Peace and Quiet." Spencer also appears at the sheds, but his introduction is 8 episodes later, in "Gordon and Spencer."

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Toby's Triumph - S11-E16

Continuity mistake: The children waving at Toby disappear after Toby puffs under the bridge.

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Toby's Triumph - S11-E16

Continuity mistake: Alicia Botti was annoyed by Toby's appearance. But in "Thomas, Percy, and the Squeak", she thought Percy being dirty was the proper appearance of a steam engine.

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James and the Coaches - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: James and Edward are on the mainline at first, but then they overrun the platform at Dryaw station, which is on Thomas' branch line.

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Big Belle - S15-E15

Continuity mistake: Gordon's Hill is much taller and steeper than it usually is. Also, when Belle reaches the other side of the hill, the tracks on the viewer's left disappear.

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Luke's New Friend - S17-E8

Continuity mistake: UK Only: When Luke is coupled up to Skarloey's train, he has 5 trucks and a white brake van. When the deer jumps in his cab, the brake van disappears. And when Luke is heading towards the Castle, he has a brown brake van.

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Henry's Hero - S17-E7

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the episode, Henry is pulling trucks and Hiro is pulling nothing. In the next shot, Henry is pulling nothing and Hiro is pulling flatbeds.

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All in Vain - S20-E11

Continuity mistake: When James passes Edward at Vicarstown, Edward's train does not have a brake van. But two shots later, it does.

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Thomas and the Trucks - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: When Thomas goes through Henry's tunnel, the first van in his train has one bogey. When he comes out, the van has two bogeys.

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Thomas and the Trucks - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: When Thomas leaves Knapford, there is a van in front of the brake van. When Thomas approaches Henry's tunnel, that van disappears.

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Thomas and Gordon - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: In a close up of Thomas when Gordon is pulling him, Thomas is not coupled up to Gordon's train.

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Thomas Puts the Brakes On - S12-E17

Continuity mistake: Thomas has a brake van when he arrives at the bridge. When Stanley, Thomas, Murdoch, and Rocky start looking for the bricks, the brake van disappears.

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Ol' Wheezy Wobbles - S16-E2

Continuity mistake: The narrator says that Dart had never seen the logging locos before, but he saw them 3 episodes ago.

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Santa's Little Engine - S17-E18

Continuity mistake: The sleigh leaves tracks in the snow behind when it slides down the hill. When Thomas races towards the sleigh, the snow tracks disappear.

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Percy Takes the Plunge - S2-E11

Continuity mistake: Percy tells Bill and Ben about the events of "Percy's Promise" but that is a Season 3 episode.

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Henry Gets It Wrong - S12-E5

Continuity mistake: When Salty gets blocked by the trucks, his face increases in size.

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Bulgy Rides Again - S7-E19

Continuity mistake: The mail van moves without a driver.

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Gordon and the Engineer - S11-E6

Continuity mistake: When Gordon is at the signal box, he drops off his coaches on his track and leaves. When he comes back with the mechanic, the coaches are gone.

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Middle Engine - S6-E14

Continuity mistake: Henry pushes Percy onto the coal tipper twice.

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Sodor Surprise Day - S16-E13

Continuity mistake: When Thomas hides behind the trucks, there are only 3. But in the next shot, there is a flatbed with a crate on it in front of the trucks.

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Stuck on You - S15-E14

Continuity mistake: When Thomas passes Gordon, Butch's magnet is attached to Thomas. In the next shot of Thomas, it isn't. And in the shot after that, the magnet is attached again.

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Wonky Whistle - S15-E17

Continuity mistake: When Thomas goes back to Maithwaite, Flynn's railway wheels are not touching the rails, but his tires are.

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Wonky Whistle - S15-E17

Continuity mistake: After Thomas stops near the bridge, he does not have a Wonky whistle.

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Fiery Flynn - S15-E20

Continuity mistake: When Flynn sprays Edward, the water goes over Edward, but somehow his driver gets wet. And when Flynn sprays Gordon, the water is seen hitting the platform and Gordon's tender. Later, the water is seen hitting one of the coaches.

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Thomas and Gordon - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Gordon approaches the station, in the two previous shots, the background changes from a close up of Gordon to a wide shot of Thomas and Gordon.

Something Fishy - S7-E15

Continuity mistake: Thomas was pushing 4 trucks and a brake van, but when the trucks are laughing at Thomas, there are 2 trucks and a brake van. A truck also gains a face.

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Something Fishy - S7-E15

Continuity mistake: The fisherman appears out of nowhere when he tells Thomas to enjoy the smell of the fish.

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Something Fishy - S7-E15

Continuity mistake: When Arthur is waiting for the fat controller to pick him to run the new line, in a wide shot of the sheds, Henry is very close to him, but in a close up of Aurthur, Henry has vanished and Gordon appears one line beside him.

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Season 1 generally

Continuity mistake: The engine sheds change design throughout season 1.

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Saved from Scrap - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: When Edward stops at the station, a close up of his whistle shows the sky is sunset dark, but when he arrives, it's bright daylight.

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Best Dressed Engine - S7-E22

Continuity mistake: When Gordon hits the apples, he just bangs into them, no damage, but in the next shot, the apples are visible and smashed and the cart is crushed and on its side.

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Thomas and the Trucks - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the episode, the order in the sheds is Henry, Thomas, Gordon, James and Edward. But, when Thomas is complaining, the order is now Thomas, Gordon, James, Edward and Henry.

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Trouble in the Shed - S1-E16

Continuity mistake: When Edward is pushing trucks over a turntable, when he stops, he is very close to the trucks, when the camera changes, he moves back a bit. (Note the tank the Fat Controller is standing on).

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Troublesome Trucks - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: When Thomas teases James about bootlaces, the background disappears in a close up of Thomas.

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Thomas and Gordon - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Gordon says "Yes, I will" the background disappears between shots.

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Thomas' Train - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: When the engines are laughing at Thomas, Henry's eyes are wonky.

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Edward, Gordon and Henry - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When Henry comes out of the tunnel, he's dirty, in the next shot, he's clean.

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Edward, Gordon and Henry - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When the Fat Controller is asking Henry to pull the train, Gordon vanishes.

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Edward, Gordon and Henry - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When Edward is sad, the background behind him disappears between shots.

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The Diseasel - S2-E21

Continuity mistake: When Bill and Ben notice their trucks are gone, there are guards in front of them, two shots later, there is no sign of the guards.

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The Diseasel - S2-E21

Continuity mistake: When Bill and Ben find Boco, there's a soup can on the left of the screen.

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Gordon Takes a Tumble - S6-E17

Continuity mistake: The amount of trucks Gordon is pulling repeatedly change.

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Edward, Gordon and Henry - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When Edward arrives and tries to push the coaches. In one shot of Gordon on the siding in front of Henry, Gordon's eyes go to his left without moving.

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Busy Going Backwards - S5-E23

Continuity mistake: After Toad avoids James, a works coach moves from in front of the points to behind the points.

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Thomas and Gordon - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: In the shot of Thomas stopping inside Knapford with his coaches, Henry is in his new shape.

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The Flying Kipper - S1-E19

Continuity mistake: When Henry leaves the docks, there's nothing on his footplate, but when he's out of the docks, there are suddenly 2 lamps on his footplate.

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Horrid Lorry - S5-E2

Continuity mistake: When Lorry 1 returns after falling into the sea, he is covered in algae and seaweed even though he wasn't submerged. He gains some more of it when Thomas sees him.

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The Early Bird - S13-E6

Continuity mistake: Thomas says that Mavis and Cranky never make mistakes, but they have in "Mavis" and "No Sleep for Cranky."

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Thomas and the Trucks - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: After Thomas organized the trucks, he is facing the trucks, then suddenly he is facing away from the trucks instantly.

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Toby's Discovery - S5-E14

Continuity mistake: When Toby comes up to the junction, the lever to the points isn't actually there. It is only seen in this episode in the shot showing where his fireman switches them.

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