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Missing Ashima is the first episode of the first season of the Thomas & Friends spin-off series, The Adventures of Thomas the Tank Engine.

Plot

During the winter season, Thomas is missing his Indian friend, Ashima, like mad. His friends on Sodor, including his best friends Percy and Nia, try to cheer him up and make him feel better. But, will it work as planned?

Characters

  • Thomas
  • Gordon
  • James
  • Percy
  • Emily
  • Hiro
  • Nia
  • Rebecca
  • Victor
  • Diesel
  • Diesel 10
  • Mavis
  • Den
  • Dart
  • Paxton
  • Sidney
  • Annie and Clarabel
  • Kevin
  • Winston
  • The Fat Controller
  • Ant & Dec
  • Julia (MerseyGirls)
  • Norman (cameo)
  • Arry and Bert (cameo)
  • Edward (mentioned)
  • Henry (mentioned)
  • Toby (mentioned)
  • Rosie (mentioned)
  • Pingu (mentioned)
  • Tinky Winky (mentioned)
  • Dipsy (mentioned)
  • Laa-Laa (mentioned)
  • Po (mentioned)
  • Alice (MerseyGirls; mentioned)
  • Kate (MerseyGirls; mentioned)
  • Becky (MerseyGirls; mentioned)
  • Annie (MerseyGirls; mentioned)
  • Emily (MerseyGirls; mentioned)
  • Fey (MerseyGirls; mentioned)
  • Chelsea (MerseyGirls; mentioned)
  • Ashima (stock footage; does not speak)
  • Raul (stock footage; cameo)
  • Gina (stock footage; cameo)
  • Ivan (stock footage; cameo)

Cast

UK, AUS and NZ

  • Freddie Flintoff as the Narrator
  • John Hasler as Thomas
  • Keith Wickham as Gordon, Percy, Den and The Fat Controller
  • Rob Rackstraw as James
  • Teresa Gallagher as Emily, Mavis, Annie and Clarabel
  • Kerry Shale as Diesel
  • Matt Wilkinson as Diesel 10, Kevin and Winston
  • Steve Kynman as Paxton and Dart
  • Bob Golding as Sidney
  • Togo Igawa as Hiro
  • David Bedella as Victor
  • Yvonne Grundy as Nia
  • Rachel Miller as Rebecca
  • Anthony McPartlin as Himself
  • Declan Donnelly as Himself
  • Julia Charlie as Herself

US and CAN

  • Freddie Flintoff as the Narrator
  • Joseph May as Thomas
  • Kerry Shale as Gordon, Diesel and Kevin
  • Rob Rackstraw as James
  • Christopher Ragland as Percy
  • Jules de Jongh as Emily
  • Keith Wickham as Den and The Fat Controller
  • Teresa Gallagher as Mavis, Annie and Clarabel
  • Matt Wilkinson as Diesel 10 and Winston
  • Steve Kynman as Paxton and Dart
  • Bob Golding as Sidney
  • Togo Igawa as Hiro
  • David Bedella as Victor
  • Yvonne Grundy as Nia
  • Rachel Miller as Rebecca
  • Anthony McPartlin as Himself
  • Declan Donnelly as Himself
  • Julia Charlie as Herself

Trivia

  • This episode marks the first episode of the spin-off series all together.
  • This episode thus far has the most amount of mentions.
  • This episode marks the first of many things:
    • Diesel 10's first appearance in an episode since The Missing Christmas Decorations.
    • The first time that Ant, Dec and Julia appear in an episode.
    • Hiro's first appearance since Kenji on the Rails Again.
    • The first episode animated in full CGI by Xing Xing.
    • The first episode to be produced by HIT Entertainment and Mattel Television.
    • The first episode narrated by Freddie Flintoff in both English dubs.
    • The first episode of the franchise since the twenty-first series episode, Confused Coaches, to have a narrator in both English dubs.
  • This episode is solely based on the story from Deviantart. But, it has a few differences.