PBS NewsHour

'Thomas and Friends' introduces first character with autism

Clip: 09/28/2022 | 3m 12s | Video has closed captioning.

In recent decades, producers of movies, TV series and other forms of art have been trying not only to reach out to new audiences, but to make sure new audiences are represented in their stories. As Nicole Ellis reveals, 'Thomas and Friends' recently added its first character with autism.

Aired: 09/28/22

Rating: NR

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