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Henry has lived on the Island of Sodor for many years and wouldn't want to live anywhere else. He likes every part of it, but there is one place that he enjoys visiting more than any other; this place is the forest. Henry remembers the day long ago when he and Toby had brought some new trees to be planted, and Terence and Trevor had helped to haul them into place.
One night, everything changes as a storm rages across the island. All the engines in the sheds are talking about the wind blowing outside the shed, except for Henry, who hoped that the wind would not harm the forest. By morning, the winds had gone, but severe damage had been done to the forest. Henry is sent to help Donald clear the line of trees. Henry feels very devastated by all the damage done in the forest, and now wonders what will happen to all the animals who have lived there.
Henry's trucks are loaded with logs to be taken to the timber mill, where they are to be turned into furniture and other things. Henry takes consolation in the fact the wood will be put to good use, but is still sad to lose part of the place that meant so much to him. Thomas and Toby feel sorry for Henry and wish there was something they could do to make things better again. Toby later meets The Fat Controller at the yards, who notices that the tram engine looks glum. Toby tells him and he and Henry are very sad about the trees, and that the forest was a special place to Henry. The Fat Controller tells Toby that he will soon put things right, and he then sends Toby to collect some trucks, loaded with small trees all ready for planting.
When Henry returns to the forest, he is surprised to see Terence and Trevor, busily helping workmen to plant the trees. Terence tells Henry that they're beginning again, and that the hillside will look better than ever before. Now when Henry stops by the forest, he can see the new trees growing strong and tall, and always, he is happy in his forest.
- Sir Topham Hatt
- Gordon (does not speak)
- Donald (does not speak)
- Trevor (does not speak)
- Douglas (cameo)
- Jem Cole (cameo)
- The Reverend W. Awdry is known for criticising this episode for its lack of reality. The major flaws he found was Henry's driver letting him visit the forest without alerting a signalman (Rule 55), paving the way for a severe crash with an unaware locomotive, and the number of trees so close to the line that could catch fire from a spark from an engine's funnel. Britt Allcroft, the episode's writer, countered the second flaw by claiming to have seen many other railways do the same thing.
- When James says "You know? ..." Henry's tender is missing.
- In the side view of Toby in the sheds his face is tilted.
- Sir Topham Hatt has a black car.
In Other Languages
|Spanish||El Bosque De Enrique||Henry's Forest|
|Norwegian||Skogen til Henry||Henry's Forest|
|Welsh||Coedwig Henry||Henry's Forest|
|German||Henry's Wald||Henry's Forest|
|Danish||Henrys Skov||Henry's Forest|
|Italian||La Foresta||The Forest|
|Finnish||Henrin Metsä||Henry's Forest|
|Slovenian||Henrikov Gozd||Henry's Forest|
|Greek||Το δάσος του Τσάρλι||Henry's Forest|
|Russian||Лес Генри||Henry's Woods|
|Ukrainian||Генрів Ліс||Henry's Forest|
|Romanian||Pădurea lui Henry||Forest of Henry|
|Dutch||Het Bos van Henry||Henry's Woods|
|Hungarian||Henry Erdeje||Henry's Forest|
|Polish||Las Henia||Henry's Forest|
|Slovak||Henryho les||Henry's Forest|
|Czech||Henryho les||Henry's Forest|
|Swedish||Skogen til Henry||Forest of Henry|
|Brazilian Portuguese||A Floresta de Henry||Henry's Forest|
|Thai||เฮนรี่รักป่า||Henry Loves the Forest|
Home Media Releases
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|#01||A Scarf for Percy||#10||The Trouble with Mud||#19||One Good Turn|
|#02||Percy's Promise||#11||No Joke for James||#20||Tender Engines|
|#03||Time for Trouble||#12||Thomas, Percy and the Post Train||#21||Escape|
|#04||Gordon and the Famous Visitor||#13||Trust Thomas||#22||Oliver Owns Up|
|#06||Thomas Gets Bumped||#15||Toby's Tightrope||#24||Heroes|
|#07||Thomas, Percy and the Dragon||#16||Edward, Trevor and the Really Useful Party||#25||Percy, James and the Fruitful Day|
|#08||Diesel Does it Again||#17||Buzz, Buzz||#26||Thomas and Percy's Christmas Adventure|
|#09||Henry's Forest||#18||All at Sea||Canceled:||Gordon Goes Foreign||