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The Birthday Express is a US, UK, Mexican and Canadian DVD featuring two twelfth series and two thirteenth series episodes.

Description

US

Unwrap your favorite episodes with this Thomas & Friends™ collection. Birthdays always come with surprises when your engine friends are geared up for the celebration. Percy must safely deliver a beautifully wrapped present, while Thomas encounters a mystery as he takes Sir Topham Hatt to the party. Full steam ahead for birthday fun!

UK

Unwrap your favourite episodes with this Thomas & Friends™ collection. Birthdays always come this surprises when your engine friends are geared up for the celebration. Percy must safety deliver a beautifully wrapped present, while Thomas encounters a mystery as he takes the Fat Controller to the party. Full steam ahead for birthday fun!

Episodes

  1. Percy's Parcel
  2. Double Trouble
  3. The Man in the Hills
  4. The Party Surprise
  5. Buzzy Bees (US and Netflix only)

Bonus features

US

  • Thomas' Birthday Special Game
  • Roary the Racing Car Bonus Episode - "Roary Takes Off"

UK

  • Down at the Station: Driver
  • Roll Along sing-a-long
  • Guess Who? - Percy

Trivia

  • Some US releases come with a free wooden whistle.
  • This release was shown on PBS Sprout for "Thomas' Birthday."
  • The back cover features images from Creaky Cranky and Wonky Whistle, although these 2 are not on this DVD, Wonky Whistle wasn't released in the US five days later.
  • The US release included a free copy of The Ultimate Diesel Guide.
  • Originally due for release on 11 July 2011 in the UK, the release date was pushed back to 16 January 2012 for unknown reasons. [1]
  • This is the only US DVD to date to feature episodes from both CGI and model eras.
  • The UK DVD features both the Series 12 and Series 13 openings and Engine Roll Call music videos.
  • The Roary the Racing Car bonus episode was reused in Team Up With Thomas.

Goofs

  • The back cover of the UK release does not list the "Guess Who?" puzzle as being included.
  • On the US release, Simon Spencer is not credited for producing the episodes, The Man in the Hills and The Party Surprise. He is instead credited as "creative producer."

DVD Packs

UK

  • 10 DVD Boxset (2015)
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