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Toby's New Whistle is the eleventh episode of the thirteenth season.
Everyone on Sodor is in high spirits, except for Toby as his bell needs repairs. There are no spare bells at the Steamworks, so Toby must be fitted with a very loud and large whistle. James sees Toby's new whistle and comments that he once had one like that and mentions that it is one of the loudest whistles he had ever heard. But Toby is afraid to blow it, as he does not like very loud noises. The Fat Controller tells Toby that he must collect Lady Hatt from Knapford. Toby decides to go slow and steady, to avoid using his whistle. Gordon, however, is very annoyed at this, as Toby is delaying his express.
Toby is soon close to Knapford, when suddenly, he sees a herd of cattle blocking the line. Toby tried telling the farm workers, but they could not hear him. Then he tried to shove them off the rails with his cowcatcher, but nothing worked. Toby soon admits to Henrietta that they just might be trapped. Suddenly, Toby hears an engine's whistle. Toby knows that if he does not do something, the engine will have a serious accident. So, Toby, although nervous, blasts his whistle as loud as he can. The engine, Thomas, stops just in time. Thomas is very grateful and the two engines puff to Knapford. Suddenly, the Fat Controller arrives at a crossing and is very stern with Toby. Suddenly, Toby spots a fallen tree across the line ahead.
Then, who should come racing around the corner, but Gordon with the express! Toby whistles as loud and as long as he can. Gordon stops just in time, with his buffers just a few inches away from the tree. Gordon and the Fat Controller praise Toby. Soon, Toby's bell is mended and he is offered to keep the whistle also, but Toby declines, saying that his bell is all he needs to be useful.
- Sir Topham Hatt
- Lady Hatt
- Kevin (does not speak)
- Henrietta (does not speak)
- Edward (cameo)
- Charlie (cameo)
- Annie and Clarabel (cameo)
- This episode was shown in select US theatres in January 2010.
- James reveals that he used to have a three-chimed whistle.
- This is the last time Henrietta is referred to by name until the eighteenth season.
- This episode is similar to Percy's New Whistle. Both episodes have an engine getting a new whistle and they both have the engines name in the title. Both engines also warn Thomas that there is danger on the tracks.
- In the opening, the brake coach is in between the two other coaches of the express.
- In the shot from inside Toby's cab, he has no driver or fireman.
- When Gordon shouts, "Out of my way, Toby, you old steam tram!" the brake coach is in the middle of the express, but when Toby changes tracks, the brake coach is at the back.
In Other Languages
|Norwegian||Tobys nye fløyte||Toby's New Whistle|
|Dutch||De Nieuwe Stoomfluit||The New Steam Whistle|
|Japanese||トビーのあたらしいきてき||New Whistle of Toby|
|Swedish||Tobys nya ångvisslan||Toby's New Steam Whistle|
|Finnish||Topin Uusi Pilli||Toby's New Whistle|
|Indonesian||Peluit baru Toby||Toby's New Whistle|
|French||Le nouveau sifflet de Toby||Toby's New Whistle|
|Welsh||Chwiban Newydd Tobi||Toby's New Whistle|
|Turkish||Toby'nin Yeni Düdüğü||Toby's New Whistle|
|Greek||Η νέα σφυρίχτρα του Τόμπι||Toby's New Whistle|
|Italian||Il Nuovo Fischio di Toby||Toby's New Whistle|
|Czech||Tobyho nová píšťala||Toby's New Whistle|
|Portuguese||O Novo Apito de Toby||Toby's New Whistle|
|Russian||Молодчина Тоби||Well Done Toby|
|Hungarian||Toby és a gőzsíp||Toby and the Steam Whistle|
|Chinese||托比的新汽笛||Toby's New Siren|
|Korean||토비의 새 기적||Toby's New Miracle|
|Romanian||Noul Fluier al lui Toby||Toby's New Whistle|
|Serbian||Tobijeva nova zviždaljka||Toby's New Whistle|
|German||Tobys neue Pfeife||Toby's New Whistle|
|Polish||Nowy Gwizdek Tobika||Toby's New Whistle|
|Spanish||El Nuevo Silbato de Toby||Toby's New Whistle|
|Slovak||Tobyho nová píšťala||Toby's New Whistle|
|Catalan||El xiulet d'en Toby||Toby's New Whistle|
|Danish||Tobys nye fløjte||Toby's New Whistle|
|Thai||หวูดใหม่ของโทบี้||Toby's New Whistle|
Home Media Releases
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- Awesome Adventures - Vol. 1: Rescue Friends
- Thomas and the Runaway Kite
- Splish, Splash, Splosh