The tenth season of the television series was first broadcast in 2006. The twenty-eight episodes were narrated by Michael Angelis in the UK and Michael Brandon in the US.

Episodes Edit

Screenshot UK title (top)

US title (bottom)

Original UK

release date

Episode number #
"Follow that Flour" 4th September 2006 #01
Thomas takes a truck of flour, which James was meant to take.
"A Smooth Ride" 4th September 2006 #02
Sir Handel returns from the quarry, but is afraid he will be sent back when he starts bumping.
"Thomas and the Jet Plane" 5th September 2006 #03
Thomas meets a jet plane named Jeremy.
"Percy and the Funfair"

"Percy and the Carnival"

5th September 2006 #04
Percy wants to be part of a funfair.
"The Green Controller" 6th September 2006 #05
Lady Hatt appoints Percy to give the engines orders as the Fat Controller has lost his voice, but Percy only causes confusion.
"Duncan Drops a Clanger" 6th September 2006 #06
Duncan transports a church bell, but due to his carelessness, loses it for a bit.
"Thomas' Tricky Tree" 7th September 2006 #07
Thomas cannot find the Christmas tree.
"Toby's Afternoon Off" 7th September 2006 #08
Toby wants to visit the farm after finishing his jobs, but is given more work to do.
"It's Good to be Gordon" 8th September 2006 #09
Gordon takes Henry's coal to make him go faster, leaving Henry to break down.
"Seeing the Sights" 8th September 2006 #10
Thomas races from place to place and leaves passengers behind at each stop.
"Fearless Freddie" 9th September 2006 #11
Freddie realises he is ageing after resorting to cheating in a race with Skarloey and Rheneas.
"Toby's New Shed" 9th September 2006 #12
Toby is upset when the birds roosting in his shed are made homeless when his shed is renovated. Thomas puts things right.
"Edward Strikes Out" 10th September 2006 #13
Edward prejudices a new crane called Rocky, but eats his words after Rocky helps Gordon after an accident.
"Topped Off Thomas" 10th September 2006 #14
While racing Spencer, Thomas blows the Fat Controller's top hat away and is told to find it again.
"Which Way Now?" 11th September 2006 #15
Rusty rushes workmen so he can take the Fat Controller around the Skarloey Railway.
"Thomas and the Shooting Star" 11th September 2006 #16
Thomas gets lost whilst searching for a shooting star.
"Big Strong Henry" 12th September 2006 #17
Henry tries to prove he is the strongest engine on the railway.
"Sticky Toffee Thomas"

"Sticky Taffy Thomas"

12th September 2006 #18
Thomas wants to wear a costume for the costume party.
"Wharf and Peace" 13th September 2006 #19
Skarloey is startled at the wharf and is too scared to return.
"Thomas' Frosty Friend" 13th September 2006 #20
A snowman-shaped balloon attaches itself to Thomas' bunker.
"Emily and the Special Coaches"

"Emily and the Special Cars"

14th September 2006 #21
Gordon is getting new coaches for setting a speed record, but Diesel thinks he is special too and out of spite steals them.
"Thomas and the Colours"

"Thomas and the Colors"

14th September 2006 #22
Thomas tries to convince James to give him the job of pulling the Sodor football team.
"Thomas and the Birthday Mail" 15th September 2006 #23
Thomas is annoyed when a new tank engine, Rosie, harasses and follows him.
"Duncan's Bluff" 15th September 2006 #24
Duncan cheats in a race with James.
"Missing Trucks"

"Missing Cars"

16th September 2006 #25
Rheneas' good deed of helping Skarloey causes trouble.
"Thomas and the Treasure" 16th September 2006 #26
Thomas goes looking for treasure, following clues told by Salty.
"James the Second Best" 17th September 2006 #27
James is upset when Edward is chosen to appear on a railway poster.
"Thomas and Skarloey's Big Day Out" 17th September 2006 #28
Thomas takes Skarloey to the Works, but delays to show him the sights, and disaster strikes.

Songs Edit

  • Doing it Right
  • Favourite Place
  • H is for Harold
  • Navigation
  • There's Always Something New
  • Responsibility
  • Strength

Characters Edit

  • Thomas
  • Edward
  • Henry
  • Gordon
  • James
  • Percy
  • Toby
  • Harvey
  • Emily
  • Spencer
  • Diesel
  • Mavis
  • Salty
  • Skarloey
  • Rheneas
  • Sir Handel
  • Peter Sam
  • Duncan
  • Mighty Mac
  • Rusty
  • Bertie
  • Harold
  • Cranky
  • Sir Topham Hatt
  • Lady Hatt
  • Stephen Hatt
  • Bridget Hatt
  • Farmer McColl
  • Mr. Percival
  • The Chinese Dragon
  • Annie and Clarabel (do not speak)
  • Henrietta (does not speak)
  • The Duke and Duchess of Boxford (do not speak)
  • The Photographer (does not speak)
  • The Storyteller (cameo)
  • Bill and Ben (cameo)
  • Molly (cameo)
  • Trevor (cameo)
  • Bulgy (cameo)
  • George (cameo)
  • Jem Cole (cameo)
  • Farmer Trotter (cameo)
  • Refreshment Lady (cameo)
  • Tom Tipper (cameo)
  • Cyril the Fogman (cameo)
  • The Lighthouse Keeper (cameo)
  • Duck (music video cameo)
  • Neville (music video cameo)
  • 'Arry and Bert (music video cameo)
  • Diesel 10 (music video cameo)
  • Terence (music video cameo)
  • Elizabeth (music video cameo)
  • Tiger Moth (music video cameo)
  • Jeremiah Jobling (music video cameo)
  • The Tailor (music video cameo)
  • Arthur (learning segment)
  • Dennis (learning segment)
  • Alicia Botti (learning segment)
  • The Mayor of Sodor (learning segment)

Characters introduced Edit

  • Rosie
  • Freddie
  • Rocky
  • Jeremy
  • "Dusty" Dave
  • The Admiral
  • Mrs. Percival (does not speak)
  • Alice (does not speak)

Half hour format Edit

In the season 10 airing on Nick Jr. in the UK, PBS in the US and Treehouse in Canada, two season 10 episodes were paired along with a segment called "Sodor's Special Places" involving one of the locations on the Island of Sodor. In the US, they started adding the opening when Thomas' crew gets him ready for another days work and an ending when Thomas' crew cleans him after a days work in the PBS airings as it was used in the UK during the Season 9 airings on Nick Jr. in 2005.

Being Reliable Edit

  • Follow that Flour
  • Learning Segment: Where is Henry's Coal?
  • Sodor's Special Places: Knapford Station (part 1)
  • Song: Doing it Right
  • Learning Segment: How Does Thomas Feel?
  • A Smooth Ride

Connections Edit

  • Thomas and the Jet Plane
  • Learning Segment: How are Thomas and Percy Different?
  • Sodor's Special Places: Gordon's Hill
  • Learning Segment: Who Can Take Them?
  • Learning Segment: What's Found Where?
  • Percy and the Funfair/Percy and the Carnival 

Clues Edit

  • The Green Controller
  • Learning Segment: New Parts for James
  • Sodor's Special Places: Sodor Suspension Bridge and other Bridges
  • Learning Segment: Who Will Percy See?
  • Learning Segment: Who's Under the Coal Dust? - Emily
  • Duncan Drops a Clanger 

Friendship Edit

  • Thomas' Tricky Tree
  • Learning Segment: Help From your Friends
  • Sodor's Special Places: Farmer McColl's Farm
  • Song: H is for Harold
  • Learning Segment: Guess the Engine: Edward
  • Toby's Afternoon Off

Special Days Edit

  • It's Good to Be Gordon 
  • Learning Segment: Who Should Take the Telegraph Pole?
  • Sodor's Special Places: The High Hills (Part 1) 
  • Learning Segment: Which Outfit for which Occassion?
  • Learning Segment: Dot to Dot - Jeremy
  • Seeing the Sights

Old and New Edit

  • Fearless Freddie 
  • Song: There's Always Something New 
  • Sodor's Special Places: The Quarry
  • Learning Segment: Toby's New Shed
  • Toby's New Shed

Imagination Edit

  • Big Strong Henry
  • Learning Segment: Percy's Story
  • Sodor's Special Places: The Seaside
  • Learning Segment: Mavis is a Steam Engine
  • Learning Segment: Which Friends is in Which Shed?
  • Sticky Toffee Thomas/Sticky Taffy Thomas

Navigation Edit

  • Which Way Now?
  • Song: Navigation
  • Learning Segment: Which Track for Henry?
  • Sodor's Special Places: Tidmouth Sheds (Part 1)
  • Learning Segment: Over the Bridge
  • Thomas and the Shooting Star 

Big and Small Edit

  • Edward Strikes Out
  • Learning Segment: Right Sized Engine for the Job
  • Sodor's Special Places: Tidmouth Sheds (Part 2) 
  • Learning Segment: Emily Huffs Out of the Station
  • Learning Segment: Which Engine Should go to Which Building?
  • Topped Off Thomas

Favourite Places Edit

  • Wharf and Peace
  • Learning Segment: Toby's Favourite Place
  • Song: Favourite Places  
  • Sodor's Special Places: The High Hills (Part 2)
  • Learning Segment: Emily's Favourite Place
  • Thomas' Frosty Friend 

The Way I See It Edit

  • Emily and the Special Cars 
  • Learning Segment: Diesels and Steamers
  • Sodor's Special Places: Knapford Station (part 2)
  • Learning Segment: What is Henry Thinking of?
  • Learning Segment: What Does Harold See?
  • Thomas and the Colours

Strength Edit

  • Thomas and the Birthday Mail
  • Learning Segment: Which Load for Rosie?
  • Song: Strength
  • Sodor's Special Places: The Coaling Plant
  • Learning Segment: Clever Percy
  • Duncan's Bluff 

Discovery Edit

  • Missing Trucks/Missing Cars
  • Learning Segment: Dot to Dot - Percy
  • Learning Segment: Up and Down the Hill
  • Sodor's Special Places: Brendam Docks (Part 1) 
  • Learning Segment: Percy's Treasure
  • Learning Segment: Dot to Dot - Toby
  • Thomas and the Treasure

Feelings Edit

  • James the Second Best
  • Learning Segment: Where Is Salty's Favourite Place to Work?
  • Song: Responsibility
  • Sodor's Special Places: Brendam Docks (Part 2) 
  • Learning Segment: Happy or Sad?
  • Thomas and Skarloey's Big Day Out

Trivia Edit

  • This and Season 20 are the only seasons to have twenty-eight episodes, which makes them currently the longest seasons in the show's history.
  • This is the only season to date not shown in Australia. Instead, it was released directly to DVD.
  • This was Jocelyn Stevenson's last season as executive producer.
  • This was the last season filmed in standard definition and on DigiBeta.
  • Thomas was the main character in almost half of the episodes,

thirteen out of twenty-eight to be exact, making this the second most "Thomas-themed" season, right after the thirteenth season.

  • In the first airing of this season on the international channel, JimJam TV, only 26 episodes aired.
  • This is the first season in which 'Arry and Bert do not appear since their introductions in the fifth season.
  • Most of the recent broadcasts on Nick Jr. have episodes or interactive segments either out of sync or with crossed over audio.
  • According to Abi Grant's website, Bulstrode was originally

intended to have a large scale model built for the wharf set, but due to budget constraints, this never happened.

  • A large-scale model of James was built for when he interacts with the Narrow Gauge Engines.
  • The US dubs of the following episodes have currently only been shown on television and have yet to appear on home video:
    • Thomas and the Jet Plane
    • Duncan Drops a Clanger
    • It's Good to be Gordon
    • Fearless Freddie
    • Toby's New Shed
    • Topped Off Thomas
    • Which Way Now?
    • Thomas and the Shooting Star
    • Sticky Taffy Thomas
    • Wharf and Peace
    • Emily and the Special Cars
    • James the Second Best
    • Thomas and Skarloey's Big Day Out