The Best of the Special Attractions is a fan fiction US Thomas and Friends DVD release. It features three Season 3 episodes, two Season 4 episodes, two Season 5 episodes, one Season 6 episode, eight Season 7 episodes, five Season 8 episodes, seven Season 9 episodes, two Season 10 episodes, four Season 11 episodes, eight Season 12 episodes, three Season 13 episodes, two Season 14 episodes, two Season 15 episodes, and one Season 16 episode narrated by George Carlin, Alec Baldwin, Michael Brandon, and five songs.


  1. Gordon and the Famous Visitor (George Carlin)
  2. Thomas, Percy and the Dragon (George Carlin)
  3. Edward, Trevor, and the Really Useful Party (George Carlin)
  4. Thomas Meets the Queen (George Carlin)
  5. Special Attraction (George Carlin)
  6. Make Someone Happy (Alec Baldwin)
  7. Happy Ever After (Alec Baldwin)
  8. James and the Red Balloon (Alec Baldwin)
  9. Best Dressed Engine (Michael Brandon)
  10. The Grand Opening (Michael Brandon)
  11. The Refreshment Lady's Stand (Michael Brandon)
  12. Edward's Brass Band (Michael Brandon)
  13. Harold and the Flying Horse (Michael Brandon)
  14. The Runaway Elephant (Michael Brandon)
  15. Rheneas and the Roller Coaster (Michael Brandon)
  16. Hooray for Thomas (Michael Brandon)
  17. Thomas and the Circus (Michael Brandon)
  18. Thomas and the Tuba (Michael Brandon)
  19. Thomas and the Fireworks Display (Michael Brandon)
  20. Thomas Saves the Day (S8) (Michael Brandon)
  21. Don't Tell Thomas (Michael Brandon)
  22. Fish (S8) (Michael Brandon)
  23. Halloween (Michael Brandon)
  24. Spic and Span (Michael Brandon)
  25. Chickens to School (Michael Brandon)
  26. Thomas Tries His Best (Michael Brandon)
  27. Thomas and the Birthday Picnic (Michael Brandon)
  28. Thomas' Milkshake Muddle (Michael Brandon)
  29. Thomas and the Toy Shop (Michael Brandon)
  30. Tuneful Toots (Michael Brandon)
  31. Keeping Up with James (Michael Brandon)
  32. Percy and the Carnival (Michael Brandon)
  33. Thomas and the Colors (Michael Brandon)
  34. Dirty Work (S11) (Michael Brandon)
  35. Thomas and the Lighthouse (Michael Brandon)
  36. Smoke and Mirrors (Michael Brandon)
  37. Thomas and the Runaway Car (Michael Brandon)
  38. Duncan and the Hot Air Balloon (Michael Brandon)
  39. Rosie's Carnival Special (Michael Brandon)
  40. Push Me, Pull You (Michael Brandon)
  41. Thomas and the Billboard (Michael Brandon)
  42. The Man in the Hills (Michael Brandon)
  43. The Party Surprise (Michael Brandon)
  44. Mountain Marvel (Michael Brandon)
  45. Percy and the Bandstand (Michael Brandon)
  46. Double Trouble (S13) (Michael Brandon)
  47. Slippy Sodor (Michael Brandon)
  48. Percy's Parcel (Michael Brandon)
  49. Pop Goes Thomas (Michael Brandon)
  50. Pingy Pongy Pick Up (Michael Brandon)
  51. Up, Up and Away (Michael Brandon)
  52. Wonky Whistle (Michael Brandon)
  53. Sodor Surprise Day (Michael Brandon)


  1. The Red Balloon
  2. 5 New Engines in the Shed
  3. Surprises
  4. Party Time
  5. Engine Roll Call

Bonus Features

  • The Best of the Special Attractions Trivia Game
  • DVD Game: James' Connect the Dots
  • Hooray For Thomas Read Along
  • Character Gallery


  • Narrated by George Carlin, Alec Baldwin, and Michael Brandon.
  • The Season 16 intro, cartoon sequence (2009-present), and Season 16 outro are used together.
  • Gordon and the Famous Visitor, Thomas, Percy, and the Dragon, and Edward, Trevor, and the Really Useful Party are restored.
  • Best Dressed Engine, The Grand Opening, The Refreshment Lady's Stand, Edward's Brass Band, Harold and the Flying Horse, The Runaway Elephant, Rheneas and the Roller Coaster, and Hooray For Thomas with Michael Brandon have the revised music.

Front Cover

  • Top: Thomas and Percy in CGI with flags on their funnels
  • Bottom: Thomas and James in model version at Tidmouth Sheds happily watching the fireworks together from "Thomas and the Fireworks Display"

Back Cover

  • Thomas, Gordon, and Duck from "Gordon and the Famous Visitor"
  • Percy from "Percy and the Bandstand"
  • Thomas and Whiff from "Sodor Surprise Day"
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