Thomas The Tank Engine & Friends

10 Best Episodes of Thomas The Tank Engine & Friends - Season 2

The adventures of Thomas the Tank Engine and all of his engine friends on the Island of Sodor.

Written by Sophie and last updated on sep 14, 2022.

PS: The following content contains spoilers!

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Thomas The Tank Engine & Friends - S2E24

#15 - Ghost Train (Season 2 - Episode 24)

Percy tells Thomas and Toby a story about a ghost train. Thomas doesn't believe it and says Percy is a "silly little engine". Percy's Driver later tells him it wasn't true, it was on television. Later that night, Percy is on his way back from the Harbour when he crashes into a lime cart trapped on a crossing. Now white as a sheet, and with help from Toby, Percy heads off to find and scare Thomas...

The episode was rated 6.73 from 11 votes.

Thomas The Tank Engine & Friends - S2E11

#14 - Percy Takes the Plunge (Season 2 - Episode 11)


Percy brags that "Water is nothing to an engine with determination!" But he feels very foolish when he learns that you can't trust trucks and takes an unfortunate dip!

The episode was rated 6.73 from 15 votes.

Thomas The Tank Engine & Friends - S2E8

#13 - Duck Takes Charge (Season 2 - Episode 8)

Percy is ill of the bigger engines around ordering him about. The Fat Controller releases him to work at his new Harbour, and also brings in a new engine called Montague, but who prefers the name of "Duck". The big engines try and order Duck around as well, but Duck won't stand for it and together with Percy, he puts them in their place.

The episode was rated 6.81 from 16 votes.

Thomas The Tank Engine & Friends - S2E14

#12 - A Close Shave (3) (Season 2 - Episode 14)


Duck has been sent to work with Edward for a while, and tells Edward that the Fat Controller and the other engines all hate him. Edward says they don't, and asks Duck if he would like to help him work. Duck helps Edward pull a heavy goods train up Gordon's Hill, but the trucks break away and speed down the line. Duck manages to control them but a barber's shop is up ahead...

The episode was rated 6.87 from 15 votes.

Thomas The Tank Engine & Friends - S2E7

#11 - Percy & The Signal (Season 2 - Episode 7)

Percy has been playing tricks on the bigger engines, such as telling Gordon he is late for his train and telling James he mustn't leave the shed because an Inspector is coming to visit. Gordon and James want their revenge, and so come up with a plan to trick Percy, by brainwashing him with the ludicrous idea of "backing signals"...

The episode was rated 6.90 from 20 votes.

Thomas The Tank Engine & Friends - S2E6

#10 - Thomas & Trevor (Season 2 - Episode 6)


Trevor is getting bored, but Edward has good news. The Fat Controller wants Trevor to help with his new Harbour. Edward takes Trevor to the Junction, where the Traction Engine meets Thomas. Thomas takes him down to the Harbour, but has his doubts as to how useful Trevor can be since he doesn't run on rails. Thomas is soon pleasantly surprised.

The episode was rated 6.90 from 20 votes.

Thomas The Tank Engine & Friends - S2E5

#9 - Old Iron (Season 2 - Episode 5)

Some boys fiddle with James' controls and he trundles off down the line by himself. It is up to Edward to catch up with James and allow James' Fireman jump aboard the runaway engine and stop him.

The episode was rated 6.91 from 23 votes.

Thomas The Tank Engine & Friends - S2E9

#8 - Percy & Harold (Season 2 - Episode 9)


Percy is enjoying his new work at the Harbour. The line is near an airfield, where a boastful helicopter called Harold lives. He reckons that, "Railways are slow and quite out of date!" But Percy proves a point when he challenges Harold to a race...

The episode was rated 6.93 from 14 votes.

Thomas The Tank Engine & Friends - S2E22

#7 - Wrong Road (Season 2 - Episode 22)

Since the arrival of Boco, Gordon is upset when the Fat Controller allows branch line diesels to pull main line trains. Edward suggests that he should run on the branch for a change. Gordon thinks such an idea "vulgar", but little does he know that a run on the branch is quite unexpectedly in store that night...

The episode was rated 7.00 from 10 votes.

Thomas The Tank Engine & Friends - S2E1

#6 - Thomas, Percy & The Coal (Season 2 - Episode 1)


Thomas boasts of how his blue paintwork looks splendid. But he doesn't look so splendid when he gets covered in coal dust whilst working at the Coal Hopper! Percy laughs at his friend's accident, but it's not long before he has a mishap with coal too!

The episode was rated 7.00 from 33 votes.

Thomas The Tank Engine & Friends - S2E12

#5 - Pop Goes the Diesel (1) (Season 2 - Episode 12)

Duck is boasting about being Great Western and how useful he is, much to the annoyance of the others. Later, the Fat Controller introduces Diesel, a shunter who is "on trial". He asks Duck to show Diesel around, but Diesel says he doesn't need Duck. Duck leaves him to it and Diesel has an accident with some trucks. He thinks it's Duck's fault...

The episode was rated 7.17 from 12 votes.

Thomas The Tank Engine & Friends - S2E3

#4 - Bertie's Chase (Season 2 - Episode 3)


It's not a good day. Thomas' Fireman doesn't come into work, which means that Thomas can't deliver his passengers, which means that he can't make his connection with Edward, which means that this makes everyone late and cross. Bertie offers to take Thomas' passengers; but he has a field day of it when Edward, tired of waiting, steams away. The chase is on!

The episode was rated 7.29 from 28 votes.

Thomas The Tank Engine & Friends - S2E2

#3 - Cows (Season 2 - Episode 2)

Old Edward unknowingly loses part of his train due some bothersome cows who break out of their field and cause a coupling to come loose. He feels very cross when Henry and Gordon laugh about it and boast that cows wouldn't bother them. However, they'd reckoned without Bluebell the cow!

The episode was rated 7.39 from 28 votes.

Thomas The Tank Engine & Friends - S2E23

#2 - Edward's Exploit (Season 2 - Episode 23)


Henry, Gordon and James are teasing poor Edward about being too old and "how he should be preserved before it's too late." Duck and Boco tell them to "Shut up!" as "Edward's better than any of you!"; and during a serious breakdown on an important journey, Edward proves his worth once and for all.

The episode was rated 7.40 from 10 votes.

Thomas The Tank Engine & Friends - S2E26

#1 - Thomas & The Missing Christmas Tree (Season 2 - Episode 26)

The Fat Controller sends Thomas to fetch the Christmas Tree for the Christmas party, but on the way back he gets stuck under a big snowdrift. No-one knows what has happened to Thomas, so Donald & Douglas go out to look for him. Will Thomas get home in time?

The episode was rated 7.50 from 10 votes.

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