The Replacement is the fifty-eighth episode of the fourth season.

The Replacement
Season 4, Episode 58
Air date January 20, 2012
Written by HenryDashPaxton3000
Directed by HenryDashPaxton3000
Episode guide
Edward, James, and the Mail
Thomas' Prank


One morning Henry's Driver AND Fireman Ted and Mike do not feel well, so The Fat Controller lets them rest until they feel better. Edward's Driver and Fireman promise to keep them well, so Edward gives them a ride. The Fat Controller orders for 2 extra Driver and Fireman. They come and light Henry's fire and go get more coal, but they don't know about Henry's Special Coal, Henry tries to tell them but they don't listen. They replace Henry's Special Coal Fire with a fire with Normal Coal. Henry begins to feel Stuffed Up. Percy has already shunted Henry's Coaches when he arrives, Percy notices something strange about Henry. Later, he stops at a Station to access too Edward's Line. Both Henry and Edward's Drivers and Fireman notice... Black Steam. Edward sends for Douglas and chases on to the next Station to stop Henry. Henry has stopped, he feels too ill to continue. The Fat Controller seizes the situation, and Henry's Driver and Fireman relight his Fire, The Fat Controller takes the Replacement for a meeting inside the Coach. Henry is just glad he has his official Driver and Fireman back.


  • Henry
  • Edward
  • Percy
  • The Fat Controller
  • Douglas (mentioned)


  • Henry's Fireman is revealed to be Mike. Edward's Driver is Charlie Sand and His Fireman is Sidney Heaver.
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