ABC_For_Kids_(1993-1994)

ABC For Kids (1993-1994)

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This is a list of all the oddities found on most of ABC For Kids videos (e.g. titles on video covers not matching with the ones on labels or rating screens, absences of logos)

Contents

ABC for Kids

Bumper Collection

  • There is no ABC Video logo on the front cover

Club Video

  • The ABC Video logo is placed near the rating info

Favourites

  • There is no ABC Video logo on the front cover
  • The tape label says ‘ABC FOR KIDS - FAVOURITES’ but the rating screen says ‘ABC FOR KIDS FAVOURITES‘

Just For Fun

  • The label and rating screen say Just For Fun ABC For Kids
  • The DVD version has the ABC Kids Cool Kids ident rather than the ABC For Kids Promo
  • The DVD Back Cover Says That The Bananas in Pyjamas Episode is Rescue Rumba When in Fact it's Fix it Rat.

Live In Concert

  • The rating screen has the words in the title spaced out in different lengths
  • The 1994 reprint recycles the cover from the original release
  • The transition between the rating screen and Roadshow Entertainment logo on the 1994 version is abrupt unlike the original version
  • ABC Video logo and the 1993-1994 ABC For Kids trailer

Mixy Presents More Favourites

  • There is no ABC Video logo on the front cover

Video Hits

  • The tape label and rating screen says ‘ABC FOR KIDS’
  • The 1993 reprint recycles the rating screen from its original 1991 version
  • The 1993 version does not end with the Roadshow Entertainment Logo

Video Hits Volume 2

  • The tape label says ‘ABC FOR KIDS Vol 2’ but the rating screen says ‘ABC FOR KIDS - VOLUME TWO’
  • The 1994 reprint recycles the cover from the original 1992 release

Lots of Great Songs

  • The ABC Video logo on the spine is slightly off centre
  • ABC for Kids Promo and Wake Up Jeff Promo on the 1996 Reprint

Showtime

  • The transition between the G Rating Screen and ABC Video logo is abrupt

Art Attack

Art Attack

  • A World Of Entertainment For Everyone promo is used instead of the ABC For Kids promo
  • The transition between the ABC For Kids promo and Wake Up Jeff Promo on the 1996 reprint is abrupt

Volume 2

  • Same as it's predecessor
  • The transition between the ABC For Kids promo and Wake Up Jeff promo on the 1996 reprint is abrupt

Arthur

Arthur's Eyes

  • The ABC For Kids logo on the spine is slightly off centre

Arthur's Pet Business

  • ABC For Kids logo

Arthur Goes to Camp

  • The transition between the ABC Video Logo and ABC For Kids promo is abrupt

Arthur and the Crunch Cereal Contest

  • The ABC For Kids promo is absent since this is a Fun For Kids video

Arthur Makes The Team

  • The ABC For Kids promo is absent since this is a Fun for Kids Video

Babar

Elephant’s Best Friend

  • The tape label says ‘BABAR- ELEPHANT’S BEST FRIEND‘ but the rating screen says ‘BABAR- THE ELEPHANTS BEST FRIEND‘
  • The 1997 reprint recycles the cover from the original release

Elephant Express

  • The Roadshow Home Video logo was shown instead of the Roadshow Entertainment logo

The Gift

  • The Video Selection Australia logo is absent
  • The copyright date on the back cover says 1991 despite being released in 1992
  • The 1997 reprint has the same cover as the original print

The Missing Crown Affair

  • The tape label says ‘BABAR - THE MISSING CROWN AFFAIR’ but the rating screen says ‘BABAR - TO DUET OR NOT TO DUET / THE MISSING CROWN AFFAIR’
  • 1993 Reprint ABC for Kids 1993 1994

School Days

  • The transition between the rating screen and the Roadshow Entertainment logo is abrupt
  • The 1994 Reprint has the same cover as the original release

Witches Potion

  • Tape Label BABAR Witches Potion and Rating screen BABAR Witches Potion

Special Delivery

  • ABC Video Logo

Badjelly the Witch

  • The copyright date says 2001 despite being released in 2002
  • The inlay shows videos aimed at older children (ages 6-12) rather than preschoolers (ages 5 years and under)

Bananas in Pyjamas

Beat Box

  • The ABC Video logo on the back cover is just the word VIDEO which is all caps

Big Parade

  • The Rating info is placed in the centre
  • The ABC Video logo on the spine is slightly off centre

Birthday Special

  • The tape label says ‘BANANAS IN PYJAMAS BIRTHDAY SPECIAL’ but the rating screen says ‘BANANAS IN PYJAMAS- BIRTHDAY SPECIAL’
  • The 1994 reprint has a 1992 copyright date
  • The 1994 reprint has the same opening master as the original release

Bumping And A Jumping

  • The rating screen logo is three and a half seconds instead of the usual ten seconds

Dress Ups

  • The 1998 reprint has the same cover as the original release

Hiccups

  • The 1997 reprint has the same opening master as the original release

It’s Music Time

  • There is no ABC Video logo on the front cover
  • The 1998 reprint recycles the cover from the original release

Show Business

  • The transition between the rating screen and the Roadshow Entertainment logo is abrupt
  • The 1997 reprint has the same opening master as the original release
  • The 1994 reprint has the same cover as the first release
  • The 1997 reprint has no ABC Video logo on the front cover

Singing Time

  • There is no ABC Video logo on the front cover
  • The inlay shows a picture of Dress Ups even though it didn't get released until September 8th

Surf’s Up

  • The tape label on the original release says ‘BANANAS IN PYJAMAS - SURF’S UP’ but the rating screen on that release says ‘BANANAS IN PYJAMAS SURF’S UP’ with the title being off centre. The release with the Dance Mix clip had the title in the centre but still had the same words with the hyphen added between ‘PYJAMAS‘ and ‘SURF’S’ but the tape label for that release says ‘BANANAS IN PYJAMAS - SURF’S UP With Dance Mix Clip’
  • The catalog number appears before the Roadshow Warning Scroll
  • The ABC For Kids promo and Wake Up Jeff promo on the 1996 reprint

Wish Fairies

  • The tape label says ‘BANANAS IN PYJAMAS WISH FAIRIES’ but the rating screen says ‘BANANAS IN PYJAMAS - WISH FAIRIES'

Special Delivery

  • Rat in A Hat's Name And Voice Actor's Name Wasn't Credited in The Backcover
  • ABC for Kids Promo and Wake Up Jeff Promo on the 1996 Reprint

Bear in the Big Blue House

Bear's Birthday Bash

  • The copyright date on the back cover says 2001 despite being released in 2002

Music To My Ears

  • The header font on the label is in a different font

What's The Story

  • The copyright date on the back cover says 2001 despite being released in 2002

Blinky Bill

Blinky and the Red Car

  • Two different rating screens for this video exist but both have the tape label saying ‘BLINKY BILL BLINKY AND THE RED CAR / BLINKY BILL THE TEACHER‘. One rating screen says ‘BLINKY BILL THE LITTLE RED CAR / BLINKY BILL THE TEACHER’ while the other one says ‘BLINKY AND THE RED CAR / BLINKY BILL THE TEACHER’
  • The copyright date on top of the warning says 1994 despite being released in 1995

Blinky Bill and the Lost Puppy

  • The tape label and rating screen says ‘BLINKY BILL The Lost Puppy’ with the latter in all uppercase
  • The Rating Screen has a different heading front

Blinky Bill and the Winter's Tale

  • The ABC For Kids promo is absent

Down on the Farm

  • The ABC Video logo on the back cover is slightly different to the one on the front cover and spine

Blinky Bill’s Favourite Cafe

  • The Roadshow Entertainment logo is absent at the end

Mayor Blinky Bill

  • The ABC For Kids logo is on the bottom under the catalog number instead of on the top
  • There is no ABC For Kids logo on the front cover

Detective Blinky

  • The tape label says ‘DETECTIVE BLINKY/BLINKY BILL’S WEDDING PARTY’ but the rating screen says ‘BLINKY BILL - DETECTIVE BLINKY/BLINKY BILL‘S WEDDING PICNIC’
  • The 1996 Reprint has the same cover as the original release

Blinky Bill Rescues the Budgie

  • The Transition between the warning scroll and the ABC Video logo is abrupt
  • The tape label says BLINKY BILL BLINKY RESCUES THE BUDGIE BLINKY BILL FUN RUN but the Rating screen says BLINKY BILL - BLINKY RESCUES THE BUDGIE/BLINKY BILL’S FUN RUN

Bob the Builder

Mucky Muck

  • The header font on the label is in a different font

Snowed Under

  • The colour G rating logo says "The Following Feature is Rated"

Brum

Brum and the Lost Kitten

  • The tape label says ‘BRUM AND THE LOST KITTEN AND OTHER STORIES‘ but the rating screen just says ‘BRUM AND THE LOST KITTEN’

Brum and the Marching Band

  • The copyright date on the top of the warning on the back cover says 1995 despite being released in 1996
  • The title on the tape label is off centre

Brum and the Robbers

  • The tape label says ‘BRUM AND THE ROBBERS AND OTHER STORIES’ but the rating screen says ‘BRUM AND THE ROBBERS, AND OTHER STORIES’
  • The 1996 Reprint has the same cover as the first release
  • The transition between the ABC For Kids promo and Wake up Jeff promo on the 1996 Reprint is abrupt

Brum at the Seaside

  • The tape label says ‘BRUM AT THE SEASIDE AND OTHER STORIES’ but the rating screen says ‘BRUM GOES TO THE SEASIDE‘

Brum to the Rescue

  • The tape label says ‘BRUM BRUM TO THE RESCUE & OTHER STORIES’ but the rating screen says ‘BRUM - BRUM TO THE RESCUE AND OTHER STORIES’
  • The catalog number has a different font
  • The 1996 Reprint has the same cover as the original release

Brum and the Helicopter Rescue

  • The G rating symbol in the rating screen is off centre

Bump

My First Video

  • There's no ABC For Kids logo on the spine or on the front cover.

A Bunch of Munsch

  • The ABC Video logo on the spine is Slightly off centre

The Busy World of Richard Scarry

The Best Mistake Ever

  • The copyright date on the back cover says 1995 despite being released in 1996

The Busiest Firefighters Ever

  • The copyright date on the back cover says 1994 despite being released in 1995

Sergeant Murphy's Day Off

  • The ABC Video logo is used at the top of the spine instead of the ABC For Kids logo which is weird for a 1997 video

The Treasure Hunt

  • The title on the tape label is three lines rather than two

The Talking Bread

  • The title on the tape label is slightly off centre
  • ABC for Kids Promo and Wake Up Jeff Promo on 1996 Reprint

Classic Kids TV

  • ABC Video logo

Don Spencer

Don Spencer For Kids

  • The transition between the rating Screen and the Roadshow Entertainment Logo on the 1993 reprint is abrupt
  • The transition between the ABC Video logo and the 1993-1994 ABC For Kids trailer on the 1993 reprint is also abrupt

Feathers Fur or Fins

  • The 1994 reprint has the same cover as the original release

Thumbs Up Australia

  • The tape label says ‘DON SPENCER’S THUMBS UP! AUSTRALIA’ but the rating screen says ‘DON SPENCER THUMBS UP! AUSTRALIA‘
  • The Roadshow Entertainment logo is absent at the end

Escape from Jupiter

  • A World Of Entertainment For Everyone promo is used instead of the ABC For Kids Promo
  • The transition between the ABC For Kids Promo and Wake Up Jeff Promo on the 1996 reprint is abrupt

Feral TV

Feral Peril

  • The ABC Video logo on the back cover and spine is slightly different to the one on the front cover

Feral TV - Feral Home Videos

  • The ABC For Kids logo on the spine is slightly off centre

The Ferals

An Explosion Of Talent

  • The tape label says ‘THE FERALS AN EXPLOSION ON TALENT / DOUBLE TROUBLE‘ but the rating screen says ‘THE FERALS’
  • ABC for Kids Promo and Wake Up Jeff Promo on the 1996 Reprint

Mixy Mania

  • The tape label says ‘THE FERALS - MIXY MANIA / RATTY RATTY BANG BANG’ but the rating screen says ‘THE FERALS - MIXY MANIA’
  • ABC for Kids Promo and Wake Up Jeff Promo on the 1996 Reprint

Ferry Boat Fred

Fred the Floating Zoo

  • The copyright date on the back cover says 1992 despite being released in 1993 in addition to using the late 1992 structure
  • The 1994 reprint recycles the cover from the original release
  • ABC Video logo and the 1993-1994 ABC For Kids trailer on the 1994 reprint is also abrupt

Fimbles

Get the Fimbling Feeling

  • The tape shell is orange instead of black

Let's Find the Fimbles

  • The tape shell is orange instead of black

Fireman Sam

Fire Safety Special

  • The 1994 reprint recycles the cover from the original release
  • The tape label says Fireman Sam - Fire Safety Special but the rating screen on the 1994 reprint says Fireman Sam's Fire Safety Special
  • ABC Video logo and the 1993-1994 ABC For Kids trailer on the 1994 reprint is also abrupt

Lost Cat

  • The 1997 reprint has the same cover as the first release

Snow Business

  • The Roadshow Entertaiment logo on the back cover does not have a byline
  • The 1994 reprint recycles the original cover

A Spot of Bother

  • The 1998 reprint recycled the opening from its original release in which at the end has the 1996 Roadshow Entertainment logo
  • The 1994 and 1998 Reprints have the same cover as the first release
  • The title on the 1994 label is off centre

Trevor's Boot Sale

  • The rating text on the front cover is further away from the symbol

Franciscus Henri Sings ’I’m Hans Christian Andersen’

  • The tape label says ‘FRANCISCUS HENRI SINGS ‘I’M HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN’ AND OTHER SONGS’ but the rating screen says ‘FRANCISCUS HENRI NURSERY RHYMES’
  • ABC Video logo and the 1993-1994 ABC For Kids trailer

Funnybones

  • The transition between the ABC For Kids promo and Wake Up Jeff promo on the 1996 reprint is abrupt

Gillian Eastoe's Extra-Awesome Intergalactical Expedition

  • The transition between the rating screen and ABC Video Logo is abrupt
  • The rating screen says GILLIAN EASTOE’S - EXTRA-AVESOME INTERGALACTIAL EXPEDITION but the tape label says GILLIAN EASTOE’S EXTRA-AWESOME INTERGALACTICAL EXPEDITION

Hairy Maclary

  • The transition between the NZ on Air Logo and the Roadshow Entertainment logo at the end is abrupt

The Hoobs

Hello

  • ABC For Kids logo

The Hooley Dooleys

Keep on Dancing

  • The ABC For Kids promo appears at the very end after the ABC Video logo

Roll Up! Roll Up!

  • The tape label says THE HOOLEY DOOLEYS ROLL UP ROLL UP but the rating screen says HOOLEY DOOLEYS ROLL UP ROLL UP
  • Many copies have the header font on the label which is in a different font but rare copies uses the normal header font

Horrible Histories

Terrible Tudors and Vicious Vikings

  • The inlays shows videos for preschoolers even though it is made for older children

Johnson and Friends

Best of Friends

  • The transition between the ABC For Kids promo and the rating screen is abrupt

Sock Soup

  • The ABC For Kids promo was shown despite being a Fun For Kids tape

The Toy Orchestra

  • There is no ABC Video logo on the front cover
  • 1996 reprint ABC for Kids promo and Wake Up Jeff promo

Dinosaur Tracks

  • The transition between the ABC Video logo and ABC For Kids Promo is abrupt

The Birthday Present

  • The ABC Video Logo on the spine is slightly off centre

Buried Treasure

  • ABC Video logo

Koki

A Day At The Movies

  • The ABC For Kids promo is absent since this is a Fun For Kids tape

Here Comes Koki

  • ABC Video logo

The Legend Of White Fang

Leap Of Danger

  • The copyright date on the top of the warning on the back cover says 1995 despite being released in 1996

Lift Off

EC and the Lift Off Kids

  • The Roadshow Entertainment logo is absent at the end.
  • The Roadshow Entertainmet Logo on the back cover is placed above the warning instead of beside it

EC, Nipper and Aku

  • The transition between the rating screen and the Roadshow Entertainment logo is abrupt
  • The 1994 Reprint recycles the original cover

EC, Poss and Kim

  • The transition between the warning scroll and ABC Video logo is abrupt

Imagine EC and Me

  • The ABC Video Logo on the spine is lower than it usually is

Lizzie’s Library

Booksy and the Bushfire Brigade

  • The tape label and rating screen say ‘LIZZIE’S LIBRARY‘
  • ABC for Kids Promo and Wake Up Jeff! Promo on 1996 Reprint

Possums Don’t Wear Boots

  • The tape label says ‘LIZZIE’S LIBRARY “Possums Don’t Wear Boots” But the rating screen says ‘LIZZIE’S LIBRARY - POSSUMS DON’T WEAR BOOTS’

The Little Lulu Show

The Little Lulu Show

  • The copyright on top of the warning says 1997 despite being released in 1998

The Magical Adventures of Mumfie

  • The label say "THE MAGICAL ADVENTURES OF MUMFIE", but the rating screen says "THE MAGIC ADVENTURES OF MUMFIE"
  • ABC for Kids Promo and Wake Up Jeff Promo 1996 Reprint

Miffy

Miffy Goes Flying

  • The tape label just says MIFFY

Miffy at the Zoo

  • ABC for Kids Promo And Wake Up Jeff Promo on the 1996 Reprint

Miffy in the Snow

  • The copyright date on top of the warning says 1995 despite being released in 1996

Lullaby of Stars

  • The ABC For Kids promo is absent since this is being a Fun For Kids tape

Good Morning Everyone

  • The ABC For Kids promo is shown despite being a Fun For Kids tape

Hide & Seek

  • The ABC For Kids promo is absent despite being a Fun For Kids tape

At the Seaside

  • ABC for Kids Promo

Mike Jackson's Concert for Little Kids

  • The transition between the Rating Screen and Roadshow Entertainment Logo is abrupt  
  • The tape label says MIKE JACKSON'S - CONCERT FOR LITTLE KIDS but the rating screen says "MIKE JACKSON - CONCERT FOR LITTLE KIDS" 

Noddy

Noddy and the Kite

  • The tape label says ‘NODDY - Noddy and the Kite’ but the rating screen says ‘NODDY - AND THE KITE’
  • The New Zealand release doesn't have the ABC Video logo

Noddy the Champion

  • The rating screen has a different heading font
  • The 1998 reprint has the same cover as the original release
  • The New Zealand release does not have the ABC Video logo

Peter Combe

Peter Combe Plays Chopsticks

  • The 1993 reprint has the same cover as the 1991 release
  • The transition between the ABC for Kids promo and rating screen is abrupt
  • The transition between the ABC Video logo and the 1993-1994 ABC For Kids trailer on the 1993 reprint is abrupt

The Very Funny Peter Combe Video Show

  • The 1994 reprint has the same cover as the original release

Peter Ustinov Reads the Orchestra

  • The Regular ABC Video promo from 1991-1994 appears instead of the 1993-1994 ABC For Kids promo
  • The Roadshow Entertainment logo ends abruptly in the opening
  • The Roadshow Entertainment logo is absent at the end
  • ABC for Kids Promo and Wake Up Jeff Promo on 1996 Reprint

Play School

All Together Show/At the Zoo

  • The tape label says 'PLAY SCHOOL ALL TOGETHER SHOW AT THE ZOO' but the rating screen says 'PLAY SCHOOL THE ALL TOGETHER SHOW AT THE ZOO'.
  • The 1993 reprint has its rating screen recycled from the original release
  • The Roadshow Entertainment logo is not seen at the end of the 1993 reprint
  • Tape label copyright date says 1990 despite being released in 1991

Everybody Sing

  • The warning info on the back cover is in a different font

Meets the Orchestra

  • There is no ABC Video logo on the back cover
  • The 1994 reprint has the same cover as the 1992 release

Out and About

  • The tape label says 'PLAY SCHOOL - Out and About' but the rating screen says 'PLAYSCHOOL OUT AND ABOUT'
  • The font catalog number on the spine is thicker

The Road Show

  • The transition between the rating screen and the Roadshow Entertainment logo on the 1993 reprint is abrupt
  • The transition between the ABC Video logo and the 1993-1994 ABC For Kids trailer on the 1993 reprint is also abrupt

Dinosaurs

  • The transition between the warning scroll and the ABC Video logo is abrupt
  • "Play School" is spelt as one word on the rating screen

Postman Pat

Postman Pat and the Big Surprise

  • There is two ABC Video logos on the back cover but none on the front cover

Postman Pat and the Toy Soldiers

  • The tape label says ‘POSTMAN PAT AND THE TOY SOLDIERS’ but the rating screen says ‘POSTMAN PAT & THE TOY SOLDIERS’
  • The 1993 reprint and 1994 reprint have the Roadshow Entertainment logo straight after the ABC for Kids promo and before the rating screen instead of straight after the rating screen
  • The rating screen in the 1993 reprint is recycled from the original release
  • The Roadshow Entertainment logo is absent at the end of the 1993 reprint
  • Some copies of the 1993 reprint and 1994 reprint have the 1992 label
  • The 1994 reprint recycles the cover from the first 2 releases
  • The tape label of the 1994 Reprint says Postman Pat - The Toy Soldiers
  • The transition between the episodes on the 1994 version is abrupt
  • Some copies of the 1994 Reprint have the 1993 Label
  • The transition between the ABC Video logo and the 1993-1994 ABC For Kids trailer on the 1994 reprint is abrupt

Postman Pat In A Muddle

  • The ABC For Kids logo is on the bottom under the catalog number instead on the top
  • There is no ABC For Kids logo on the front cover

Postman Pat Takes a Message

  • The Video Selection Australia logo is absent
  • The tape label and rating screen say ‘POSTMAN PAT TAKES THE MESSAGE’
  • The 1994 reprint has the same cover as the first release

Postman Pat Takes the Bus

  • The 1994 reprint uses the first version of the 1992 Roadshow Entertainment logo rather than the second
  • The transition between the ABC Video logo and the 1993-1994 ABC For Kids trailer on the 1994 reprint is abrupt
  • The ABC Video logo is on the bottom under the catalog number instead on the top

Read Along With Postman Pat

  • It is rated E for exempt classification instead of G depending on for children ages 5 and under

Postman Pat And the Tuba

  • ABC for Kids Promo and Wake Up Jeff Promo 1996 Reprint

The Ratties

The Great Escape

  • The transition between the ABC Video logo and the VSA logo is abrupt
  • 1993 reprint

Sesame Street

Music Works Wonders

  • There is no ABC For Kids logo on the front cover
  • The Sesame Workshop logo is used on the top of the spine instead of the ABC For Kids logo

Kids Favourite Songs

  • The rating screen just says Sesame Street Favourites

Spider!

Listen to the Spider’s Song

  • The Roadshow Entertainment logo is absent at the end

Spot

Spot Goes to the Farm

  • The rating screen has a different header front
  • The transition between the rating screen and the Roadshow Entertainment logo is abrupt
  • The 1994 reprint recycles the cover from the original release
  • The ABC Video logo and the ABC For Kids promo on the 1994 reprint is abrupt

Spot's Magical Christmas

  • The transition between the Roadshow Warning Scroll and the ABC Video logo is abrupt

Thomas and Friends

Coal

  • There is no copyright date on top of the warning text
  • The 1997 reprint recycles the original cover but the episode list has red text
  • The 1997 label is the same as the original

The Deputation

  • There is no copyright date on top of the warning text
  • The 1994 reprint recycles the original cover tape

Escape

  • There is no copyright date on top of the warning text
  • The 1994 Reprint recycles the original cover

Happy Ever After

  • There is no ABC Video logo on the back cover
  • Britt Allcroft 1991 version of the logo with the 1986 copyright stamp

Percy and Harold

  • There is no copyright date on top of the warning text
  • The tape label says Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends - Percy and Harold and Other Stories but the rating screen says Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends - Percy and Harold
  • The title on the 1994 label is off centre

Playtime

  • There is no copyright date on top of the Warning Text
  • Britt Allcroft 1991 version of the logo with the 1986 copyright stamp.

Rescues On The Railway

  • The spine just have the words Thomas & Friends

Rock n Roll

  • There is no ABC Video logo on the spine
  • There is no copyright date on top of the warning text

Story and Song Collection

  • There is no ABC Video logo on the front cover
  • There is no copyright date on top of the warning text
  • The tape label says ‘THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE AND FRIENDS STORY AND SONG COLLECTION’ but the rating screen says ‘THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE Story and Song Collection’
  • The 1998 reprint has the same cover as the original release
  • Britt Allcroft 1991 version of the logo with the 1986 copyright stamp

Thomas and Gordon

  • There is no copyright date on top of the warning text
  • The 1994 reprint recycles the opening from the original 1991 release
  • Tape says 1994 reprint

Thomas and Stepney

  • There is no ABC Video logo on the spine
  • There is no copyright date on top of the warning text
  • The transition between the ABC For Kids promo and the Britt Allcroft logo is abrupt

Thomas and the Special Letter

  • There is no ABC Video logo on the spine
  • There is no copyright date on top of the warning text although a rare version does

Thomas, Percy and the Coal

  • The tape label says ‘THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE AND FRIENDS THOMAS, PERCY AND THE COAL’ but the rating screen on the 1991 release says "THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE AND FRIENDS PERCY AND THE COAL" while the rating screen on the 1993 reprint says "THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE THOMAS PERCY AND COAL"
  • There is no copyright date on top of the warning text on the 1991 and 1993 releases
  • The Roadshow Entertainment Logo is absent at the end of the 1993 reprint
  • The 1993 reprint has no Britt Allcroft logo after the Roadshow Entertainment logo

Time for Trouble

  • There is no copyright date on top of the warning text
  • The tape label says ‘THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE AND FRIENDS TIME FOR TROUBLE & OTHER STORIES‘ but the rating screen says ‘THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE & FRIENDS TIME FOR TROUBLE‘
  • The 1994 and 1998 reprints have the same cover as the original release
  • The 1994 and 1998 reprints recycle the rating screen from the original release.
  • The 1994 and 1998 reprint retains the label from the original release
  • The transition between the ABC Video Logo and the 1993-1994 ABC For Kids trailer on the 1994 reprint is abrupt

Troublesome Trucks

  • There is no copyright date on top of the warning text

Trust Thomas

  • There is no copyright date on top of the warning text
  • The 1994 reprint recycles the original cover
  • 1994 reprint label says THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE AND FRIENDS TRUST THOMAS

Teletubbies

Again Again

  • The ABC For Kids Promo is absent

Big Hug

  • The tape label is unique unlike other Teletubbies videos

Uh Oh! Messes and Muddles

  • The tape label is unique unlike other Teletubbies videos

Towser

  • The 2nd version of the Original VSA logo is used despite being released in 1991
  • The 1994 reprint has the same cover as the first release

Widget

Slime Sleuths

  • The tape label says ‘WIDGET - SLIME SLEUTHS’ but the rating screen says ‘WIDGET SLIME SLEUTHS’

Widget’s Great Whale Adventure

  • The tape label and rating screen just says ‘WIDGET’
  • The 1994 reprint has the same cover as the first release

Widget’s Walkabout

  • The tape label says ‘WIDGET - WIDGET’S WALKABOUT‘ But the rating screen says ‘WIDGET -WALKABOUT’
  • The 1994 reprint recycles the original cover

Great Barrier Thief

  • The 1994 Reprint has the same cover as the original release

The Wiggles

Big Red Car

  • The 2000 release uses the same opening previews as the original 1995 release
  • The transition between the ABC For Kids promo and the Wake Up Jeff promo on the 1996 reprint is abrupt

Space Dancing

  • The ABC For Kids promo is absent

Sailing Around The World

  • There is no ABC Video logo on the back cover
  • The G rating logo says "The Following Feature is Rated"

The Dorothy the Dinosaur and Friends Video

  • On an alternate cover, the ABC For Kids logo has no Lissajous Curves

The Wiggly Big Show

  • The transition between the Rating Screen and the ABC Video logo is abrupt

Toot Toot

  • The ABC Video logo is not seen at all on the original 1998 release
  • The ABC For Kids promo is shortened to feature only the main logo at the start

Wake Up Jeff

  • The 2000 release uses the same opening previews as the original 1996 release

Wiggle Time (1993)

  • The tape label says 'THE WIGGLES - WIGGLE TIME' but the rating screen says 'WIGGLE TIME THE WIGGLES VIDEO'
  • The 1996 reprint recycles the original cover ABC For Kids Promo and Wake up Jeff Promo

Wiggledance

  • The tape label says "WIGGLEDANCE", But the rating Screen says "THE WIGGLES Wiggledance"

Wiggle Bay

  • Some copies after the ABC For Kids promo uses the Space Dancing trailer other copies doesn't

Wiggly Wiggly Christmas

  • The G Symbol on the rating screen is slightly off centre

Yummy Yummy (1994)

  • There is no copyright date on the label
  • The 1996 reprint has the same cover as the original release
  • The transition between the ABC For Kids Promo and the Wake Up Jeff Promo on 1996 Reprint is abrupt

Franciscus Henri

OH NO! It's The Franciscus Henri Video

  • The transition between the warning scroll and the ABC Video Logo on the 1994 reprint is abrupt unlike the original release
  • the ABC Video logo and the 1993-1994 ABC For Kids trailer on the 1994 reprint is abrupt

The Boffins

The Boffins Volume One

  • The transition between the Roadshow Warning Scroll and the ABC Video logo is abrupt

The Boffins Volume Two

  • The Transition between the ABC Video logo and ABC For Kids promo is abrupt

The Boffins Volume 3

  • The ABC Video logo on the spine is slightly off centre

Budgie the Little Helicopter

Surprise, Surprise

  • The transition between the rating screen and ABC Video logo is abrupt

Who's a Clever Budgie

  • The transition between the ABC Video Logo and ABC For Kids Promo is abrupt

The Web

  • The transition between the ABC Video Logo and ABC For Kids Promo is abrupt


Tintin

Crab With The Golden Claws

  • There is no ABC Video logo on the front cover

The Secret of the Unicorn

  • There is No ABC Video logo on the Front cover
  • The font used for the title on the tape label is the same one used for the title on the cover


Cigars of the Pharaoh

  • No ABC Video logo


The Blue Lotus

  • No ABC Video logo
  • The word "Tintin" on the tape label is spelt as two words


Tintin In Tibet

  • No ABC Video logo
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