Oh, What A Tangled Web is the second episode of the second season.


Dan and Kara pretend to have jobs and tell Becky that she can have a party in the station. This causes them to run into trouble with Mr. King.


Thomas Stories

Jukebox Band Segment Song

  • Mama Don't Allow


  • In the Fox Family version, some scenes have been noticeably cut down or omitted all together:
    • The Juxebox Band segment was edited out completely.
    • Mr. Conductor's explanation of what happened to Duck after the story was trimmed down.
    • No Joke For James was omitted.
    • The scenes of Dan apologizing to Stacy and Kara apologizing to Billy were edited.
  • This episode reveals that there's a "Shining Time Community Theater" in town.
  • Mr. Conductor reveals another Indian Valley landmark: Swan Lake.
  • The camera angles used for the Jukebox Puppet Band performance in this episode are interesting as they give the viewer the perspective of looking at performers on an elevated stage.
  • The episode's title is often mistakenly attributed as being a line by Shakespeare. The line was actually written by Sir Walter Scott in 1808 for the poem Marmion. The relevant lines from the poem reads "Oh what a tangled web we weave; When first we practice to deceive".
  • This is the first appearance of Aurelio Padron as Felix Perez, owner and operator of the Perez Pronto Bus Company.
  • The Northern Star from 'Tis A Gift makes a return appearance but except Billy mentioned it as the "Highball Express".
  • When Dan receives a call from J.B. King, the voice heard on the other end is actually sped-up audio from a scene with Stacy and Harry from Promises, Promises.
  • Aurelio Padron joins the cast.
  • Both Thomas stories involve an engine playing tricks on others.