THESE ARE SOLEY MY OPINIONS AND NOT FROM THE THOMAS & FRIENDS FAN BASE
Originally Written by
Adapted for Television by
Britt Allcroft and David Mitton
Rusty was a new diesel engine who was sent to the Skarloey Railway to help out with the other engines. As Peter Sam and Sir Handel were glad to see Rusty, Sir Handel wouldn't stop grumbling and started to bash the trucks around. Gordon saw this and told Sir Handel he could get out of the work if he's ill. So Sir Handel did. There was no time to explain, so Peter Sam, along with his coaches, took the trucks and so did Rusty. One day, Peter Sam was at the slate mines, but there was a problem. The loaded slate trucks thought he was Sir Handel and as the cable broke, the truck violently smashed into him causing him to be battered and broken. The Fat Controller knew Sir Handel pretended to be ill and wanted to give Gordon a piece of his mind. Rusty cleared the mess and purred home meeting up with Harold.
- The accident was spot on!
- Why would the trucks mistaken him as Sir Handel?
- Shame they didn't explain the whole reason of the incline.
The story did compare with the original story, but not the Harold and Rusty scenes. Plus, how would the trucks mistaken Peter Sam as Sir Handel? In the RWS they're all red and in the TVS, they are all different colours. Plus it was also a shame that their was not even more facts about the incline, sure they have a time limit, but it would be nice to give some info on the incline. Despite those two flaws, the accident was really spot on, shame Peter Sam was not pushed violently as mentioned in the story.