Thomas & Friends Season 3
S03 E01Sep 13, 1991
A Scarf For Percy Sep 13, 1991 The Island of Sodor is in the grips of winter. Percy, complaining about his funnel being cold, wishes for a long, woolly scarf to keep it warm. He soon knows why engines never wear scarfs when he has a surprise collision with a baggage trolley...
S03 E01Sep 12, 1991
A Scarf for Percy / Percy's Promise Sep 12, 1991 Percy dreams for a warm scarf around his funnel on a cold Sodor day. When his cheekiness causes trouble, Percy accidentally gets his wish. Percy also wishes to take passengers instead of freight cars. Thomas lets Percy pick up his passengers from the beach. When a terrible storm comes, Percy battles through the countryside to keep his promise to Thomas and deliver everyone safely to the station.
S03 E02Sep 14, 1991
Percy's Promise Sep 14, 1991 It's holiday time and the Vicar's Sunday School is spending the day at the seaside. Percy promises Thomas that he'll get Annie, Clarabel and the children home safe and sound; but floods spell disaster for the little engine until...
S03 E03Sep 20, 1991
Time For Trouble Sep 20, 1991 The Fat Controller feels that Gordon is being worked too hard and so decides to give him a rest and let James take his place for a while: This makes James feel proud and boastful. However, his bragging soon fades when he has an unexpected run in with Toby, who has run out of water on the Main Line.
S03 E04Sep 24, 1991
Gordon & The Famous Visitor Sep 24, 1991 As a reward for his hard work, Duck is given his own branch line; he starts boasting endlessly about it and Donald teases his that he quacks "as if he laid an egg!" So Duck's driver and fireman decide to play a trick on Donald - with "quacking" results!
S03 E05Sep 29, 1991
Donald's Duck Sep 29, 1991 After helping some children out of a sticky predicament, Thomas gets behind his timetable and is very late. Then things go from bad to worse when his Branch Line gets damaged by hot weather and has to be closed whilst it is being repaired. Bertie the Bus offers to takes Thomas' passengers while he shunts in the yard; and this makes the little engine worry that his passengers will forget about him.
S03 E06Oct 2, 1991
Thomas Gets Bumped Oct 2, 1991 Everyone is excited at the arrival of the celebrity engine, 'City Of Truro' - all except Gordon, who sniffs at the fact that C.O.T. is a "domeless engine". However, when trying to break C.O.T.'s world record, he receives total humiliation thanks to a teasing wind.
S03 E07Oct 7, 1991
Thomas, Percy & The Dragon Oct 7, 1991 Percy teases Thomas about the time that he got scared in "Ghost Train". But one afternoon, Percy gets stuck in a siding after a points failure and has to spend the night there, where he encounters a terrifying dragon! But will anyone believe him?
S03 E07Oct 7, 1991
Percy and the Dragon Oct 7, 1991 On the Island of Sodor,even the bravest of engines sometimes get scared. Why take Percy - - he said that he's not scared of anything. What do you think? Help Thomas use the carnival Chinese Dragon to play a little joke on Percy.
S03 E08Oct 12, 1991
Diesel Does It Again Oct 12, 1991 Duck and Percy are exhausted with the extra work in the harbour so the Fat Controller sends for another engine to help them. What a shock they receive when it turns out to be Diesel!
S03 E09Oct 17, 1991
Henry's Forest Oct 17, 1991 Henry's favourite place on Sodor is the forest; he loves the trees, the animals and the peaceful nature sounds. He is heartbroken when storms damage the trees and the broken timber gets cut up and turned into furniture. Luckily, help is at hand...
S03 E10Oct 21, 1991
The Trouble With Mud Oct 21, 1991 Gordon is smothered in mud, but refuses to be cleaned. So the Fat Controller, as punishment for disobeying orders, orders him to pull trucks, whilst James looks after the Express. But in the end, after Gordon helps James, he learns that "Having a wash down is essential to every engine."
S03 E11Oct 30, 1991
No Joke For James Oct 30, 1991 When Gordon annoys James by saying he's not as important as him, James decides to get revenge by telling Thomas that the Fat Controller wants James to pull the express and that Gordon should pull the trucks. Confusion ensues...
S03 E12Nov 2, 1991
Thomas, Percy & The Post Train Nov 2, 1991 Thomas and Percy pull the Post Train most nights. When the trains start to run late though, the future of the Post Train is put in jeopardy as the Post Office decide to start using Harold instead. Luckily a special passenger - and some strong winds - save the day.
S03 E13Nov 5, 1991
Trust Thomas Nov 5, 1991 Hop aboard Thomas and see how he finds a new way to cross a river. Watch Toby as he trades in his branch line for a tightrope, and help the engines replant Henry's favorite forest after a devastating storm.
S03 E13Nov 5, 1991
Trust Thomas Nov 5, 1991 James is groaning because he has to deliver trucks to the quarry. Gordon tells him that he should pretend to be ill so he doesn't have to do the job. Thomas soon pulls in and offers to deliver the trucks instead and so the two big engines slyly agree. Later, Thomas unfortunately doesn't realise that trouble is ahead just down the line and he wouldn't have been put in such a situation if it weren't for Gordon and James...
S03 E14Nov 11, 1991
Mavis Nov 11, 1991 Mavis is a young diesel engine who is starting work at the quarry. Unfortunately her way of shunting is a lot different from Toby's and he gets annoyed. A bit of false encouragement from Diesel gets Mavis into trouble.
S03 E15Nov 24, 1991
Toby's Tightrope Nov 24, 1991 Mavis is told that she is not allowed anywhere near Toby's line, so when the trains get bigger she develops a plan for the trucks to push her there. But Toby accidentally takes those trucks and they decide to push him instead. As Toby speeds down the line, he realises that the bridge ahead is collapsing and he knows that he can't stop in time!
S03 E16Nov 29, 1991
Edward, Trevor & The Really Useful Party Nov 29, 1991 The Vicar is having a garden party so that he can raise money for a seaside trip for the children. Trevor is the star attraction, but Edward wishes he had something to do to help out too. In the end he helps the vicar with the posters advertising the party. Meanwhile, Bertie is teasing Trevor about being old, but Trevor has the last laugh when Bertie gets into a sticky situation.
S03 E17Jan 2, 1992
Buzz, Buzz Jan 2, 1992 James is chatting to Trevor about some bees who Trevor is looking after. Boco warns them to not to annoy the bees, which annoys James. The next day, some bees escape from the station and cling onto James' warm boiler... and refuse to let go!
S03 E18Jan 8, 1992
All At Sea Jan 8, 1992 Duck wishes he could sail to far away lands but Percy tells Duck he'd rather stay on his dry rails. So, when Duck helps Harold out in an emergency situation, he decides that Percy is right and that he would be much happier on his own rails.
S03 E19Jan 11, 1992
One Good Turn Jan 11, 1992 Bill and Ben are sent to the big yard by the Fat Controller to help the other engines with important goods. They work well but when it comes to going onto a turntable for the first time, things get out of hand.
S03 E20Jan 31, 1992
Tender Engines Jan 31, 1992 The Fat Controller invites a visitor to Sodor - an engine with 2 tenders! Henry gets jealous of this and thinks he should have more tenders. Duck offers to give Henry his tenders - but they don't quite turn out to be what Henry expected...
S03 E21Feb 7, 1992
Escape! (Part 1) Feb 7, 1992 Douglas attempts to rescue a frightened engine called Oliver, and his brakevan, Toad, from the place all steam engines fear to go - THE OTHER RAILWAY!
S03 E22Feb 24, 1992
Oliver Owns Up (Part 2) Feb 24, 1992 The story about Oliver's rescue soon goes around the island, and the other engines compliment Oliver about how clever he is. This gets him rather big-headed until the trucks teach him a lesson...
S03 E23Mar 6, 1992
Bulgy Mar 6, 1992 A doubledecker bus called Bulgy thinks he knows a shortcut to get to the Big Station quicker but doesn't go far when he ends up becoming stuck beneath a rail bridge.
S03 E24Sep 10, 1992
Heroes Sep 10, 1992 At the docks, the Troublesome Trucks play tricks on and confuse Bill & Ben which makes them late to deliver the coaches for Gordon's Express, making him very late indeed. The next day, a rockslide threatens the quarry and only Bill & Ben are the ones who can save the workmen in danger...
S03 E25Oct 28, 1992
Percy, James & The Fruitful Day Oct 28, 1992 Percy and James soon learn that pride comes before a fall when they have a rather bad day that involves fruit.
S03 E26Dec 25, 1992
Thomas & Percy's Christmas Adventure Dec 25, 1992 It's Christmas time on the Island of Sodor and Thomas is looking forward to delivering letters and parcels to his friends in the towns and villages. But it's been snowing again and one of the villages has been snowed up. It's up to Thomas, Percy, Harold and Terence to help save the day!