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A Rookie and another Rookie is the tenth episode of Season 2

A Rookie and another Rookie
Season 2, Episode 10
Air date August 13, 2011
Written by HenryDashPaxton3000
Episode guide
James and the Express
Lessons Learned


Altough James is doing good, there was still need of another engine. Soon, an engine a female arrives and starts out like James. However, James now is a cleaner black. James and Emily work together with builds a crush. Soon two similar engines arrive. Spencer one of them eyes the girl and demands that no one shall go near her except him. Later, James is close to achiving his goal of red when Spencer jamms the points and bumps him off the rails and leaves him. Later Emily is waiting for her trucks when Spencer comes in. Emily yells at him so much is spits out what he did. Hatt hears him and sends him off to the Mainland again. James is soon rescued and he is soon to be red.


  • James
  • Emily
  • Spencer
  • Mallard (not named cameo)
  • Gordon (cameo)
  • Henry (cameo)


  • In a deleted scene James asks why Spencer bumped him.
  • In a deleted scene Rocky is shown puting James on the rails.
  • In a deleted scene the normal breakdown train puts James on the rails and James and Emily talk about Spencer and his rudeness.


  • Strangely Mallard never was named or talked.
  • The narrator states that Emily got the breakdown train but she didn't.