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Rusty to the Rescue and Other Thomas Stories (sometimes known simply as Rusty to the Rescue) is a US and Canadian VHS/DVD release featuring 6 4th Season episodes narrated by George Carlin and 1 song. It was distributed by Video Treasures in 1995 and Anchor Bay Entertainment in 1996, who re-released the tape in 2003 and on DVD in 2008.

Description

1995 VHS

PEEP! PEEP! Next stop - The Island of Sodor for more Thomas adventures with new friends. Watch Rusty, the Small Diesel Engine, set off where only brave Diesels dare to go. Will the rescuers find Duke with a bang and reunite him with Stuart and Falcon? Sir Handel's bad temper gets him into trouble and Thomas tells Toby and Percy the story of how Duke became known as Granpuff. So join in the adventure with Thomas and his friends, in Volume 12 where the fun never ends.

1996 VHS

PEEP! PEEP! Next stop - The Island of Sodor for more Thomas and his friends. Watch Rusty, the Small Diesel Engine, set off where only brave Diesels dare to go. Will the rescuers find Duke with a bang and reunite him with Stuart and Falcon? Sir Handel's bad temper gets him into trouble and Thomas tells Toby and Percy the story of how Duke became known as Granpuff.

So join in the adventure with Thomas and his friends, where the fun and excitement never end!

DVD

Peep! Peep! Next Stop - The Island of Sodor with Thomas & Friends™. Watch Rusty, the Small Diesel Dngine, set off where only brave Diesels dare to go. Will the rescuers find Duke with a bang and reunite him with Stuart and Falcon? Join in the adventure with Thomas and his friends, where the fun and excitement never ends!

Episodes

  1. Granpuff
  2. Sleeping Beauty
  3. A Bad Day for Sir Handel
  4. Rusty Helps Peter Sam
  5. Rusty to the Rescue
  6. Thomas and Stepney

Song

Bonus Features

Trivia

  • This was the last Thomas and Friends DVD to be released by Anchor Bay Entertainment.
  • This was the 1st VHS to have the onscreen Video Treasures logo, though it is the 4th (and last) distributed by them, as they would change their name to Anchor Bay Entertainment in May 1995.
  • This is the 1st VHS in which the story featured in the releases' title is not the 1st story played.
  • The DVD version of this release has mono audio, while the original VHS has stereo audio.
  • On the front cover of the VHS, an image from the 4th Season episode, Home at Last is used.
  • On the back cover of the 2008 DVD release, images from the 7th Season episode, Trusty Rusty are used.

Goofs

  • On the front cover of the 2008 DVD release, Rusty has no wheels and grass is visible behind Rusty's driver yet Rusty appears to be part way in a shed. Steam is also seen coming from Rusty as well as in the main menu.

DVD Packs

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