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Lots of episodes but flawed production
on 7 January 2005
Yes, it has lots of episodes, which makes it good value for money. My daughter loves to watch it, which is good. However, the DVD's production could have been better.
Why are the episodes not in chronological order? This is particularly annoying in the case of the two included 'diesel' episodes. In terms of story, the first immediatly follows the second, but on this DVD the second is episode number 5, while the first is episode number 14. Why? Furthermore, if you read the books, this is clearly a series of 3 episodes, but the last in the series is not included on the DVD, which leaves the story hanging in the middle.
Finally, the 'boulder' episode is unspeakably awful. Poor Rev. Awdry must be spinning in his grave. Thank goodness my daughter finds it frightening so I don't have to watch it.