4 September 2008 (UK)
Mountain Marvel is the fourth episode of the twelfth season.
Peter Sam rushes to finish his jobs in order to hear a tale about Proteus from the famous storyteller, Miss Marvel. During this, he stumbles across a neglected statue of Proteus and vows to hide it until the ceremony. This results in a disaster, but Peter Sam figures out a way to fix everything by getting his friends to help and make it in time for the storytelling - complete with the statue on display.
- Peter Sam
- Mighty Mac
- Mr. Percival
- The Engineer
- Miss Marvel (does not speak)
- Skarloey (cameo)
- Rheneas (cameo)
- Sir Handel (cameo)
- Rusty (cameo)
- Farmer Trotter (cameo)
- The Ginger-haired Boy (cameo)
- Thomas (mentioned)
- Proteus (mentioned; seen as a statue)
- This episode marks Mighty Mac's last speaking role to date.
- This is the last episode until Luke's New Friend that does not feature any members of the Steam Team.
- When Peter Sam discovers the statue of Proteus, his milk churns disappear.
- When Mighty Mac first meets Peter Sam, a steam platform is visible on the track next to him.
- When Peter Sam crashes into the buffers, you can see something on the ground which was used to make thetrucks lift up into the air.
- When Peter Sam crashes into the buffers the junction's layout changes from what it was earlier in the episode.
- When Mighty Mac leaves to tell Mr. Percival about the statue, there is no steam coming from Mac's funnel. Also, Freddie is derailed.
- Proteus' magic lamp is missing from the statue, and it also has different pistons from Proteus' appearance in The Magic Lamp.
- In the last shot of Rusty, part of a face marker is visible under his chin. These markings were used to indicate where the engines' faces should be during production of the twelfth season.
- When Peter Sam pulls the statue away, the flatbed is derailed.
In Other Languages
|German||Peter Sams Entdeckung||Peter Sam's Discovery|
|French||La légende de Protéus||The Legend of Proteus|
|Spanish||Maravilla en la montaña||Marvel at the Mountain|
|Italian||La Meraviglia delle Montagne||The Marvel of the Mountains|
|Portuguese||Maravilha da Montanha||Wonder Mountain|
|Indonesian||Keajaiban Gunung||Wonders Mount|
|Romanian||Minunăția din Munți||The Wonder of Mountains|
|Polish||Górski Bohater||Mountain Hero|
|Czech||Překvapení z hor||Surprise from the Mountains|
|Slovak||Prekvapenie z hôr||Surprise from the Mountains|
Home Media Releases
- Heave Ho Thomas!
- The Complete Twelfth Series