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Dinos and Discoveries is a UK, US, Canadian, AUS, Dutch, Taiwanese, Brazilian, French and Polish DVD containing six episodes from the eighteenth season.

DinosandDiscoveries

Description

All aboard for a roaring good time with Thomas and his friends! The engines are filled with wonder at the fantastical new sights and sounds on Sodor. Volcanoes sizzle and dinosaurs roar as the engines help the Earl with a special surprise. Marion experiences some dino daydreams, as Bill and Ben send Timothy on an expedition for a rainbow-coloured truck/colored car. Samsondiscovers his slip-ups cause confusion and delay, while Emilymarvels at her giant and worldly Special. It's time for big adventure and dino-sized fun with Thomas & Friends™!

Episodes

  1. Marion and the Dinosaurs *
  2. Millie and the Volcano *
  3. Timothy and the Rainbow Truck/Timothy and the Rainbow Car *
  4. Samson at Your Service *
  5. Emily Saves the World *
  6. Samson Sent for Scrap

*Followed by a Bonus Feature (UK Only)

Bonus Features

UK/AUS

  • Calling All Engines! - Diesel and Caitlin
  • Mr. Perkin's Storytime - Edward and Gordon
  • The Earl's Quiz - Kevin's Cranky Friend and Thomas and the Runaway Kite
  • Mr. Perkins' Postcards - The Shunting Yard
  • Who's That Engine - Gordon

US

  • Hey, Hey Thomas! sing-along song
  • Guess Who? puzzles - Marion and Samson

Trivia

  • The Dutch DVD release was going to be released for March 24th, 2015, but the date was pushed to May 26th.
  • This is the last US DVD to date, aside from the specials, to feature French narration as a language selection along with English and Spanish.  After this the US non-special DVDs only featured English and Spanish and did not feature French.
  • According to Ryan Hagan of SiF, the episodes in the DVD were going to be part of Season 19.
  • This DVD is used as Disc 2 of The Complete Series 18 DVD as a bonus disc.

Goofs

  • David Baas is mistakenly credited as the director during the opening of the UK and Australian DVDs.
  • In the end credits, William Middleton is credited for the Edward and Gordon illustrations, even though they were re-done by C. Reginald Dalby.
  • On the US DVD:
    • The Mr. Perkins segments are switched around.
    • Keith Wickham is credited twice.
  • On the back cover of the Australian DVD:
    • Annie's graphic is not aligned correctly so part of her frame appears to be missing.
    • It states that the release does not feature subtitles. However, subtitles are actually available on the disc.

Merchandise

Books

  • Thomas and the Volcano
  • Dinos and Discoveries/Emily Saves the World

Wooden Railway

  • Samson
  • Volcano Deluxe Set
  • Dino Fossil Delivery

Take-n-Play

  • Samson

TrackMaster

  • Samson

DVD Packs

UK

  • 10 DVD Boxset (2015)
  • Special Edition Box Set
  • The Complete Series 18 (Bonus disc)

US

  • The Adventure Begins and Dinos and Discoveries Double Pack

Dutch

  • 2 DVD Boxset
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