History Characters / ThomasTheTankEngine

16th Jan '17 9:17:55 PM DustSnitch
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* {{Badass}}: ''Tale of the Brave'', hoo boy. [[spoiler:Thomas thought Percy was on a departing ship and begged Cranky to stop it. Despite not knowing what was going on, Cranky caught it with his hook, and even though he nearly got pulled off, he still tried to hold it in place.]]
6th Jan '17 12:52:02 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* AmericanAccents: Their accents are different depending on the region. The US dub gives them American accents; whereas the UK dub gives them British accents.

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* AmericanAccents: UsefulNotes/AmericanAccents: Their accents are different depending on the region. The US dub gives them American accents; whereas the UK dub gives them British accents.
21st Dec '16 10:59:01 PM safind
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* AesopAmnesia: Despite being called out for her laziness, she reverts back to her old ways.

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* AesopAmnesia: Despite being called out for her laziness, she reverts back to her old ways.ways upon her reintroduction in Season 20.



* DarkIsNotEvil: Somewhat inverted. Like some diesels, she thinks that she is right up to date. At the same time, she friendly.

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* DarkIsNotEvil: Somewhat inverted. Like some diesels, she thinks that she is right up to date. At the same time, she is friendly.



*** She finally returns in ''WesternAnimation/SodorsLegendOfTheLostTreasure'', [[spoiler:being transferred over to the Arlesbergh Harbor-Harwick branch line for passenger duties]].

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*** She finally returns in ''WesternAnimation/SodorsLegendOfTheLostTreasure'', [[spoiler:being transferred over to the Arlesbergh Harbor-Harwick branch line for passenger duties]]. After that, she got four spotlight episodes in Season 20, and was seen in several other episodes as a supporting character.



* AllLovingHero: Is friendly to everyone, even Thomas, who only treats him coldly in response. Even so, Ryan greets and bids farewell to him with friendly remarks, and doesn't even care when Thomas reveals he could have stopped [[spoiler:the dynamite incident]].

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* AllLovingHero: Is friendly to everyone, even Thomas, who only treats him coldly in response. Even so, Ryan greets and bids farewell to him with friendly remarks, and doesn't even care when Thomas reveals he could have stopped [[spoiler:the dynamite incident]]. This continues throughout Season 20, when he takes on Daisy's jobs, albeit while doing his own, which exhausts him, as well as taking out Judy and Jerome after hearing how they've never been used for a long time.



* NiceGuy: Isn't even angry at Thomas for not warning him about something which [[spoiler: nearly got them killed by an explosion.]]

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* NiceGuy: Isn't even angry at Thomas for not warning him about something which [[spoiler: nearly got them killed by an explosion.]]
]] He also doesn't hold it against Daisy for exhausting him when she tries to pass off her work onto him.



* OutOfFocus: They were never used that much since Rocky and the Rescue Centre appeared. Sir Topham Hatt finds out about this and realizes that Rocky isn't the only crane to be used all the time.

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* OutOfFocus: Deconstructed. They were never used that much since Rocky and the Rescue Centre appeared. appeared, which they lament to Ryan. Sir Topham Hatt finds out about this after Daisy has an accident and realizes that Rocky isn't the only crane to be used all the time.
21st Dec '16 6:54:27 AM 313Bluestreak
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* AllOfTheOtherReindeer: Bill and Ben mock him for running on oil instead of coal. Turns out to be incredibly useful when Bill and Ben run out of coal and strand themselves.

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* AllOfTheOtherReindeer: Bill and Ben mock him for running on oil instead of coal. Turns out to be incredibly useful when [[LaserGuidedKarma Bill and Ben run out of coal and strand themselves.]]
8th Dec '16 1:07:40 PM cartoonfan945
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Added DiffLines:

** Though there are some engines in real life (like the LB&SCR D1) that do have water cannons during WWII.
7th Dec '16 6:30:39 PM cartoonfan945
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Added DiffLines:

* DisembodiedEyebrows: Connor has these.
7th Dec '16 9:15:44 AM 313Bluestreak
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!Daisy
--> "Feeble, feeble, feeble!? Let me-!"

--> Voiced by: Teresa Gallagher

--> Number: D1

--> Basis: British Railways Class 101 Bo-Bo

--> Built: 1960

A feisty diesel railcar brought in to help out while Thomas was being repaired.

* BerserkButton: Daisy doesn't like being referred as "feeble".[[note]]Her response (shown above) is literally one of the few times in the series that a locomotive has ''physically threatened'' a human.[[/note]]
* LazyBum: Until The Fat Controller calls her out on it.
* MakeUpIsEvil: She does have makeup, but while not evil, she is rather vain and snobbish.
* QuicklyDemotedWoman: The last episode dedicated to her was back in season 4, and she made a brief non-speaking role in season 8.
** Subverted in the books; while she did disappear for the tenure the show adapted, she later reappeared with plenty of stories in the modern novels revolved around her. She also made more frequent appearances in the magazine series.
*** She finally returns in ''WesternAnimation/SodorsLegendOfTheLostTreasure'', [[spoiler:being transferred over to the Arlesbergh Harbor-Harwick branch line for passenger duties]].
* SpoiledBrat
* TertiarySexualCharacteristics: Her eyelashes and lipstick.
* WellExcuseMePrincess



* LazyBum: Until The Fat Controller calls her out on it.

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* LazyBum: Until She was this until The Fat Controller calls her out on it.it. Then as of "Ryan and Daisy", she reverts back to this.



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!Ryan
-->"My name is Ryan, and I'll be your engine today!"

-->Voiced by: Eddie Redmayne

A violet tank engine that arrives in ''WesternAnimation/SodorsLegendOfTheLostTreasure''. After helping to construct it, he now works on the Arlesburgh-Harwick Branch Line as a goods engine. Enthusiastic and kind, he works hard and wants to be liked by everyone.

* AllLovingHero: Is friendly to everyone, even Thomas, who only treats him coldly in response. Even so, Ryan greets and bids farewell to him with friendly remarks, and doesn't even care when Thomas reveals he could have stopped [[spoiler:the dynamite incident]].
* AttackAttackRetreatRetreat: [[spoiler:Finally decides to help Thomas in the climax and starts heading up to Knapford, but as soon as the pirate ship comes into view, he immediately starts reversing and screaming. And keeps doing that even when he gets [[IncrediblyLamePun roped]] into helping.]]
* ButtMonkey: Somehow keeps getting wrapped up in crises out of nowhere. In addition, Thomas hated him at first, but Ryan himself had no idea why.
* LovableCoward: As brave as he would like to be, Ryan has a tendency to panic in a crisis.
* NiceGuy: Isn't even angry at Thomas for not warning him about something which [[spoiler: nearly got them killed by an explosion.]]



!Ryan
-->"My name is Ryan, and I'll be your engine today!"

-->Voiced by: Eddie Redmayne

A violet tank engine that arrives in ''WesternAnimation/SodorsLegendOfTheLostTreasure''. After helping to construct it, he now works on the Arlesburgh-Harwick Branch Line as a goods engine. Enthusiastic and kind, he works hard and wants to be liked by everyone.

* AllLovingHero: Is friendly to everyone, even Thomas, who only treats him coldly in response. Even so, Ryan greets and bids farewell to him with friendly remarks, and doesn't even care when Thomas reveals he could have stopped [[spoiler:the dynamite incident]].
* AttackAttackRetreatRetreat: [[spoiler:Finally decides to help Thomas in the climax and starts heading up to Knapford, but as soon as the pirate ship comes into view, he immediately starts reversing and screaming. And keeps doing that even when he gets [[IncrediblyLamePun roped]] into helping.]]
* ButtMonkey: Somehow keeps getting wrapped up in crises out of nowhere. In addition, Thomas hated him at first, but Ryan himself had no idea why.
* LovableCoward: As brave as he would like to be, Ryan has a tendency to panic in a crisis.
* NiceGuy: Isn't even angry at Thomas for not warning him about something which [[spoiler: nearly got them killed by an explosion.]]
5th Dec '16 1:40:30 PM mrluntishysterical
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* TokenEvilTeammate: It's usually the narcissists Gordon and James.

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* TokenEvilTeammate: It's usually the narcissists Gordon and James. Downplayed, however, in that they are each more of a JerkAss than a straight out evil character.
4th Dec '16 9:20:24 AM cartoonfan945
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--> Voiced by: Teresa Gallagher (''SLOTLT and TGR only''),

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--> Voiced by: Teresa Gallagher (''SLOTLT and TGR only''),
only'') Tracy-Ann Oberman (''twentieth season onwards''),



A feisty diesel railcar brought in to help out while Thomas was being repaired. She became the promiement engine to take passangers of the Harwick line after being completed.

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A feisty diesel railcar brought in to help out while Thomas was being repaired. She became the promiement prominent engine to take passangers passengers of the Harwick line after being completed.
completed.

* AesopAmnesia: Despite being called out for her laziness, she reverts back to her old ways.



* DarkIsNotEvil: Somewhat inverted. Like some diesels, she thinks that she is right up to date. At the same time, she friendly.



* {{Retcon}}: They replace the original Breakdown Train.

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* {{Retcon}}: OutOfFocus: They replace were never used that much since Rocky and the original Breakdown Train.Rescue Centre appeared. Sir Topham Hatt finds out about this and realizes that Rocky isn't the only crane to be used all the time.
4th Dec '16 9:00:37 AM cartoonfan945
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[[folder:Harwick Branch Line]]

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!Daisy
--> "Feeble, feeble, feeble!? Let me-!"

--> Voiced by: Teresa Gallagher (''SLOTLT and TGR only''),

--> Number: D1

--> Basis: British Railways Class 101 Bo-Bo

--> Built: 1960

A feisty diesel railcar brought in to help out while Thomas was being repaired. She became the promiement engine to take passangers of the Harwick line after being completed.

* BerserkButton: Daisy doesn't like being referred as "feeble".[[note]]Her response (shown above) is literally one of the few times in the series that a locomotive has ''physically threatened'' a human.[[/note]]
* LazyBum: Until The Fat Controller calls her out on it.
* MakeUpIsEvil: She does have makeup, but while not evil, she is rather vain and snobbish.
* QuicklyDemotedWoman: The last episode dedicated to her was back in season 4, and she made a brief non-speaking role in season 8.
** Subverted in the books; while she did disappear for the tenure the show adapted, she later reappeared with plenty of stories in the modern novels revolved around her. She also made more frequent appearances in the magazine series.
*** She finally returns in ''WesternAnimation/SodorsLegendOfTheLostTreasure'', [[spoiler:being transferred over to the Arlesbergh Harbor-Harwick branch line for passenger duties]].
* SpoiledBrat
* TertiarySexualCharacteristics: Her eyelashes and lipstick.
* WellExcuseMePrincess

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[[caption-width-right:275:Judy (left) and Jerome (right)]]
!Jerome and Judy
-->Voiced by: Tim Whitnall (Jerome), Teresa Gallagher (Judy)

Two breakdown cranes that help out with maintenance work and recover engines and trucks after accidents. They debut in ''WesternAnimation/TheAdventureBegins'', when Thomas uses them to rescue James.

* CanonForeigner: An interesting example; they take up the roles of the Breakdown Train cranes from the original story, which were not sentient.
* IdenticalTwinIDTag: Their name plates.
* MotorMouth
* {{Retcon}}: They replace the original Breakdown Train.
* SingleMindedTwins
* SirNotAppearingInThisTrailer: They're neither mentioned nor merchandised prior to the film's release.
* SleepyHead: The moment they're not needed, they fall asleep.
* SuddenlyVoiced
* ThemeTwinNaming: Both names start with "J" and are two syllables.
* UnexpectedCharacter: While it was known the film would be an adaption of ''Thomas the Tank Engine'', no one was expecting the Breakdown Train to be personified.

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A friendly dockyard diesel that works at Brendham Docks. Salty has lived through a lot in his life and has plenty of stories of his life at sea.

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\nA friendly dockyard diesel that works at Brendham Brendam Docks. Salty has lived through a lot in his life and has plenty of stories of his life at sea.



* SingleMindedTwins: So much so that when Bash and Dash are separated for too long, they get anxious and have trouble expressing themselves, as seen in ''Toby and Bash''.

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* SingleMindedTwins: So much so that when Bash and Dash are separated for too long, they get anxious and have trouble expressing themselves, as seen in ''Toby and Bash''. Subverted for Dash, as he doesn't have issues speaking sentences.



[[quoteright:275:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/16b6d3ecb0ce4978f152dda6079f2d28.jpg]]
[[caption-width-right:275:Judy (left) and Jerome (right)]]
!Jerome and Judy
-->Voiced by: Tim Whitnall (Jerome), Teresa Gallagher (Judy)

Two breakdown cranes that help out with maintenance work and recover engines and trucks after accidents. They debut in ''WesternAnimation/TheAdventureBegins'', when Thomas uses them to rescue James.

* CanonForeigner: An interesting example; they take up the roles of the Breakdown Train cranes from the original story, which were not sentient.
* IdenticalTwinIDTag: Their name plates.
* MotorMouth
* {{Retcon}}: They replace the original Breakdown Train.
* SingleMindedTwins
* SirNotAppearingInThisTrailer: They're neither mentioned nor merchandised prior to the film's release.
* SleepyHead: The moment they're not needed, they fall asleep.
* SuddenlyVoiced
* ThemeTwinNaming: Both names start with "J" and are two syllables.
* UnexpectedCharacter: While it was known the film would be an adaption of ''Thomas the Tank Engine'', no one was expecting the Breakdown Train to be personified.

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