Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends

Off the Rails - S1-E24

Other mistake: At the start Gordon's buffers are crooked.

Edward, Gordon and Henry - S1-E4

Other mistake: When Gordon leaves the station, he has two brake coaches, even though express trains are suppose to have one.

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Thomas Comes to Breakfast - S2-E18

Other mistake: The narrator said Thomas was feeling conceited, but Thomas had his sad face mask on instead.

Edward, Gordon and Henry - S1-E4

Other mistake: When Gordon is sent to the siding after breaking down, he passes the set of points needed to cross over to the other line.

Trusty Rusty - S7-E25

Other mistake: When the narrator says that Duncan ran out of coal in the bridge, there is coal in his bunker.

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The Old Bridge - S7-E4

Other mistake: The episode's title in the original PBS Broadcast version is "The Old Iron Bridge" but the bridge was made of wood.

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Dirty Objects - S1-E23

Other mistake: James passes a green signal, but there are tar wagons ahead.

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The Lion of Sodor - S13-E2

Other mistake: The narrator says that Thomas' driver puts syrup in the lion, but actually, Thomas fireman puts the syrup on the lion. This is identified by his moustache.

Bradford the Brake Van - S20-E5

Other mistake: A rock is floating in mid-air when Thomas goes up Gordon's Hill.

Mucking About - S20-E14

Other mistake: Oliver's arm is too tall to fit under the bridge.

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Toby and the Stout Gentleman - S1-E21

Other mistake: Toby passes the Post Windmill twice, but that is on Thomas' branch line.

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Mike's Whistle - S20-E10

Other mistake: Duck stops at Arlesburgh West Station for 5 seconds, which is not enough time to let passengers board his train.

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James and the Coaches - S1-E8

Other mistake: The narrator says that the fence was mended, but there is no fence and there never was.

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The Early Bird - S13-E6

Other mistake: Mavis and Cranky should've realised that Thomas woke them up the first time he blew his whistle.

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Cautious Connor - S20-E15

Other mistake: In the very first shot of Spencer, his coaches aren't textured.

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Season 20 generally

Other mistake: The Rev. W. Awdry is not credited in the title card of the episodes "Mike's Whistle", "Tit for Tat", and "Useful Railway." Only Andrew Brenner's name appears.

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The Way She Does It - S20-E20

Other mistake: In the Family Jr. airing, Davey Moore is not credited for writing the episode; Andrew Brenner is. This mistake was fixed in the UK airing.

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Mucking About - S20-E14

Other mistake: Thomas has 2 side rods when he crashes into the pile of dirt, and the duplicated side rod is moving despite Thomas having his brakes on.

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Henry Gets It Wrong - S12-E5

Other mistake: Henry was supposed to take Emily's trucks to the Coaling Plant, but he takes them to Knapford Yards instead. The narrator also refers to Knapford Yards as the Coaling Plant.

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Thomas' Train - S1-E5

Other mistake: When the Fat Controller is talking to the crew, the buffers on the first coach in front of Thomas is crooked.

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Pop Goes the Diesel - S2-E12

Plot hole: When Duck and Diesel leave the shed, Diesel follows Duck instantly, but the tracks they are on both lead to the turntable. As they are on different tracks to each other, it would be impossible for Diesel to follow Duck that quickly as the turntable could only be set to one track at a time.

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Sleeping Beauty - S4-E4

Duke: Excuse me. Are you a vandal? Driver told me vandals smash and break things.

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Down the Mine - S1-E25

Trivia: In the shot of Thomas leaving Knapford, his model from the original pilot cut is used. The scenery in Knapford is slightly different in this shot as well.

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