Thomas Comes to Breakfast (renamed as Thomas Comes to Breakfast and Other Thomas Adventures, re-released as Pop Goes the Diesel in 2009) is a US and Canadian VHS/DVD featuring two first season episodes and six second season episodes narrated by George Carlin. This is distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment in 1998 and 2000 and was released on DVD in 2002 and 2009 with a song included. It was released as The Earliest Adventures of Thomas for Brazilian audiences and was released as The Visit of Thomas for Latin American audiences.
1998/2000 VHS, 2002/2009 DVD:
PEEP! PEEP! Thomas, Duck, Sir Topham Hatt and their friends have learned many lessons about behaving well together. They have selected their favorite stories to create this collection about the importance of good behavior.
Come along as Thomas shows off and finds himself an unwelcome guest in the stationmaster's house. See what happens when Diesel decides to make trouble between Duck and the other engines, and when Gordon tries sabotage -- and gets more than he bargained for! Climb aboard for these exciting tales from the Island of Sodor.
- Thomas Comes to Breakfast (Vol. 3)
- Pop Goes the Diesel (Vol. 5)
- Diesel's Devious Deed (Vol. 5)
- A Close Shave for Duck (Vol. 5)
- Gordon Takes a Dip (Vol. 5)
- Double Trouble (Vol. 4)
- A Cow on the Line (Vol. 4)
- Trouble in the Shed (Vol. 3)
- An Unexpected Visit
- Intrigue of Diesel
- An Unexpected Visitor
- Gordon, the Saboteur
- A Double Dose of Confusion
- The Accident of Edward
- The Strike
- The Visit of Thomas
- Diesel's Plot
- Gordon's Plan
- Edward's Accident
- Diesel Gives the Note
- A Close Shave for Duck
- Double Trouble
- A Problem for Sir Topham Hatt
Song (DVD only)Edit
- Character Gallery from Best of James
- On the back cover of the original VHS release, an image from Percy Takes the Plunge is used.
- On the front cover of the DVD and 2000 VHS release, an image from Trust Thomas is used.
- The end credits on this release are from the 1993 release of Better Late Than Never and Other Stories.
- On the back cover of the 2000 VHS and both DVD releases, the image of Henry on the bridge is mirrored.
- One version of this VHS was released with 1985/1987 intro and 1991 closing credits for each episode, as well as UK titles with US narrations.
- This DVD/VHS was awarded honors of outstanding achievement by Parent's Guide to Children's Media, Inc. in 1999.
- On the front cover of the 2009 release, an image from The World's Strongest Engine is used.
- In the Brazilian DVD, the episodes can be viewed in Portuguese, English and Spanish.
- The Starz version does not feature any nameboards, includes different title cards and A Close Shave for Duck is given its UK title.
- On the front cover of the original release, Tidmouth's canopy roof is missing.
- The Starz version calls Double Trouble "Double Take."