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"Thank you, Trevor! You're not a stick-in-the-mud at all!"
"No. But you were, just for a little while.
— Bertie and Trevor

Edward, Trevor and the Really Useful Party is the sixteenth episode of the third season. In the US, it aired on the Shining Time Station episode, All's Fair in 1991 and aired on the last airing of Storytime with Thomas on fox family.


The Vicar is planning a garden party to fund a trip to the seaside for underprivileged children, Trevor will be the party's main attraction. Edward wants to help and the next day when the Vicar forgets to put posters up, Edward suggests putting them on him and his coaches. That attracts a lot of guests.

Bertie later teases Trevor about being old, but Trevor forgets all about it with the happiness of giving children rides at the garden party, despite the ground being soaked from rain during the night.

Bertie then arrives and parks on the field to drop off some passengers but then gets stuck in the mud due to not staying on the road like Trevor, fortunately Terence is also there and quickly helps to get him out. Once he is back on the road, Bertie apologises to Trevor for teasing him, and the party is a success. While the Vicar thanks Edward and his crew, Trevor goes to sleep that night, thinking happily about all the children who will now get to see the seaside.




  • The Marklin Engine makes an appearance as a scrap engine.
  • Diesel was to be in the story, but was removed for unknown reasons.
  • This is the last season 3 episode to include a "pilot narration".


  • Some versions of the US narration with restored versions has no music playing in the opening.
  • In the opening scene and some scenes of Bertie talking to Trevor, studio equipment is visible at the very top of the screen.
  • When Trevor circles around at the start, he runs over a plank of wood.
  • Edward's trucks derail when he pulls up at the scrapyard.
  • Bertie only thanks Trevor, even though it was Terence who had pulled him out of the mud.
  • During the close up of Bertie's wheels in the mud, he appears to let off steam, but in the next shot, the steam is gone.
  • Edward passes through Wellsworth twice.
  • The people at the garden party are standing on blu-tak or are attached to clear plastic bases.
  • When Edward puffs by Trevor, Edward's eyes are wonky.
  • When Trevor says " This will teach you a thing or two", Trevor's eyes are wonky.


In Other Languages

Language Name Meaning
Dutch Edward, Trevor en het nuttige feest Edward, Trevor and the Useful Party
Finnish Edward, Teppo ja Ylivertainen Virta ja Juhlat Edward, Trevor and the Unmatched Power and Celebrations
German Eine wirklich nützliche Party A Really Useful Party
Norwegian Edward, Trevor og den nyttige festen Edward, Trevor and the Useful Party
Welsh Y Ffair The Fair
Italian Rendersi utili Be Useful
Japanese トレバーとすてきなパーティー Trevor and the Splendid Party
Polish Tadek, Edek i przyjęcie Trevor, Edward and the Party
Hungarian Edward, Trevor és a kerti ünnepség Edward, Trevor and the Garden Party
Slovenian Edvard, Brane in res koristna zabava Edward, Trevor and Useful Party
Russian Эдвард, Тревор и действительно полезный вечер Edward, Trevor and the Really Useful Evening
Ukrainian Едвард, Тревор і по-справжньому корисна вечірка Edward, Trevor and the Truly Useful Party
Greek Ο Έντι, ο Τρέβορ και το πάρτι Edward, Trevor and the Party
Romanian Edward, Trevor și Petrecerea Edward, Trevor and the Party
Danish Edward, Trevor og den meget nyttige fest Edward, Trevor and the Very Helpful Celebration
Slovak Eduard, Trevor a veľmi užitočná slávnosť Edward, Trevor and the Very Helpful Feast
Czech Edward, Trevor a užitečná slavnost Edward, Trevor and Useful Feast
Swedish Edward, Trevor och den nyttige festen Edward, Trevor and the Charitable Party
Chinese 集艾德华特雷弗和非常有用聚会 Edward, Trevor and Set Very Useful Meeting
Thai เอ็ดเวิร์ดช่วยออกความคิดที่ดี Edward Helped Out a Good Idea
Korean 파티 Party

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Season 3
1. A Scarf for Percy 2. Percy's Promise 3. Time for Trouble 4. Gordon and the Famous Visitor 5. Donald's Duck
6. Thomas Gets Bumped 7. Thomas, Percy and the Dragon 8. Diesel Does it Again 9. Henry's Forest 10. The Trouble with Mud
11. No Joke for James 12. Thomas, Percy and the Post Train 13. Trust Thomas 14. Mavis (episode) 15. Toby's Tightrope
16. Edward, Trevor and the Really Useful Party 17. Buzz, Buzz 18. All at Sea 19. One Good Turn 20. Tender Engines
21. Escape 22. Oliver Owns Up 23. Bulgy (episode) 24. Heroes 25. Percy, James and the Fruitful Day 26. Thomas and Percy's Christmas Adventure
Canceled: Gordon Goes Foreign