In the fifth episode of the tenth series. Percy finds James at the washdown and tells him to be a busy bee........James gasps ... You mean I have to be painted yellow and black?!” James sports the Yellow and Black paint scheme from this story. Bachmann carefully reproduces your favorite Thomas & Friends™ characters in HO scale. All locomotives feature realistic faces with moving eyes, operating HO scale electric drive mechanisms, highly detailed plastic body shells, all-metal wheels, and international-style hook-and-loop couplers.