Toby the Tram Engine
- In "Dirty Objects", James mocks Toby's shabby paint. Toby has the last laugh in the conversation, which angers James.Toby: James, why are you red?
James: I am a splendid engine, ready for anything. You never see my paint dirty.
Toby: Oh! That's why you once needed bootlaces; to be ready, I suppose?
- In "Thomas Goes Fishing", Thomas' crew have this dialogue:The fireman: 🎵 There's a hole in my bucket, dear Liza, dear Liza! 🎵
The driver: Never you mind about Liza! You empty that bucket before you spill the water over me!
Henry the Green Engine
- "The Flying Kipper": The fireman caring too much about his cocoa.
Guard: You know, the Kipper is due.
- The conversation between the guard, the driver, and fireman.
Fireman: Who cares about the Flying Kipper? This is good cocoa!
Driver: Come on, fireman. Back to our engine.
Fireman: But I haven't finished my cocoa yet!
Fireman: You clumsy great engine! The best cup of cocoa I ever had and you bumped into me and you spilled it all!
- After Henry's crash, the fireman of the engine chew him out for spilling his cocoa while waving the cup in the air.
Gordon The Big Engine
- In "Off The Rails", we have the the song that the schoolboys sing after Gordon falls in the ditch:🎵 Silly old Gordon fell in a ditch,
Fell in a ditch, fell in a ditch,
silly old Gordon fell in a ditch,
all on a Monday morning! 🎵
- Before that, there's Henry waking up Gordon and calls him "fat face".
- Paint Pots and Queens has the painter telling off Henry for spilling his paint instead of causing him to fall off the ladder.
The Eight Famous Engines
- "Gordon Goes Foreign"
Gordon: Stupid thing! I have no patience!
- Gordon, Duck, and the foreign engine arguing over what the name of London's station is (and then James getting them to stop arguing).
Duck: Stupid yourself! London's Paddington! Paddington, you hear?!
James: Stop arguing! You make me tired. You both agree on something anyway.
Gordon: What's that?
James: That London is not Euston! Now shut up!
- In the ending, there's Gordon complaining they've changed London, the station wasn't King's Cross, it's St. Pancras.note
Duck and the Diesel Engine
- In "A Close Shave", the Barber tells off Duck for scaring his customer rather then crashing into the Barber Shop, then covering his face in shaving foam.
Barber: It's only an engine.
- He only got that far because Duck interrupted him tending to a customer by apologising. The customer even tried to look at what had happened, only for the barber to quietly turn his head back to continue his work as Duck sat halfway through the debris that was his shop.
Branch Line Engines
- "Thomas Comes To Breakfast" has the Station Master's Wife telling off Thomas for ruining the family's breakfast instead of destroying the wall.Station Master's Wife: You miserable engine! Just look what you've done to our breakfast! Now i shall have to cook some more!
Stepney the Bluebell Engine
- From the beginning of "Bluebells of England", Percy is singing about the bluebells, which Douglas finds it annoying.Douglas: If ye must sing, Percy, can't ye sing in tune?!
- The conversation between Culdee and Wilfred about Lord Harry after the latter aggressively told Culdee he was up to date only to later derail on the points moments later.Culdee: Wilfred, who is this wreck?
Wilfred: It's Lord Harry didn't you know?
Culdee: It looks like Lord Harry. It's as fat as Old Harry. But of course it can't be Lord Harry!
Wilfred: Why ever not?
Culdee: You see Lord Harry's an up-to-date engine. He can go twice our speed in "perfect safety".
Small Railway Engines
- Mike being teased by Bert and Rex in response to comments about Duck's whistle, which is jammed by a bit of egg that his driver and fireman were cooking with his steam.Mike: If engines can't whistle properly they shouldn't try.
Bert: Then why do you?
Mike: Why do I what?
Bert: Try to whistle of course.
Mike: Shut up! You're jealous. Mine (his whistle) is better than yours anyway.
Rex: Listen Mike. If I had a whistle like yours you know what I'd do?
Rex: I'd lose it.
- From "Tenders for Henry", we have this dialogue where Henry, James, and Duck assume some reasons why Gordon feels unhappy, much to his annoyance:Gordon: I'm not happy.
James: Your firebox is out of order. No wonder after all that coal you had yesterday.
Gordon: Hard work brings good appetite! You wouldn't understand!
Duck: I know! It's boiler ache. I warned you about that standpipe on the other railway, but you drank gallons.
Gordon: It's not boiler ache, it's—
Henry: Of course it is. That water's bad. It furs up your tubes. Your boiler must be full of sludge. Have a good washout, then you'll feel a different engine.
Gordon: Don't be vulgar!
- In the beginning of "Smokescreen", Henry suggests to Gordon to have a good sneeze to clear up his tubes. Gordon's response:Gordon: Certainly not! The Fat Controller wouldn't approve! He didn't like your sneeze, I seem to remember!
Wilbert the Forest Engine
- "Percy's Porridge": After Percy gets covered in porridge, his driver makes a remark about it, though Percy didn't think it was funny.Percy's driver: Oh dear. Well, Percy, you found out about porridge the hard way, haven't you? The thing is, you were supposed to eat it, not paddle in it!