Shining Time Station (1989–1993)

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An American version of the popular British children's program. Every episode, the kids (and sometimes the adults, too) at Shining Time Station learn some special lessons about life and ... See full summary »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »
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 Stacy Jones / ... (65 episodes, 1989-1993)
Brian Edward O'Connor ...
 Schemer / ... (65 episodes, 1989-1993)
Alan Semok ...
 Tex Boy / ... (57 episodes, 1989-1993)
Olga Felgemacher ...
 Didi / ... (56 episodes, 1989-1993)
Peter Baird ...
 Grace the Bass (puppet) / ... (56 episodes, 1989-1993)
Craig Marin ...
 Rex Boy / ... (56 episodes, 1989-1993)
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 Tito Swing / ... (54 episodes, 1989-1993)
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 Mr. Conductor / ... (45 episodes, 1991-1993)
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 Billy Twofeathers / ... (45 episodes, 1991-1993)
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 Kara Cupper (45 episodes, 1991-1993)
Ari Magder ...
 Dan Jones (45 episodes, 1991-1993)
Danielle Marcot ...
 Becky (45 episodes, 1991-1993)
Vanéese Y. Thomas ...
 Grace the Bass (44 episodes, 1989-1993)
Kenny Miele ...
 Grace the Bass (puppet) / ... (32 episodes, 1991-1993)
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An American version of the popular British children's program. Every episode, the kids (and sometimes the adults, too) at Shining Time Station learn some special lessons about life and getting along with others from the miniature Mr. Conductor. The lessons are then illustrated in segments featuring Thomas the Tank Engine. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Comedy | Family | Fantasy

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The stationmaster is named "Stacy Jones", a reference to legendary train engineer Casey Jones. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Schemer: Genius time!
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Connections

Spin-off Schemer Presents: The World According to Me (1994) See more »

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Shining Time Station
Performed by Kevin Roth
Composed by Joe Raposo
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One of the best series ever for kids
29 February 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The Shining Time Station is a great series for kids. It showcases what is good in the world of trains and teaching lessons that are good for them. Also, the show can be funny at times. But of course, what brings the show to be one of the best is the acting by George Carlin as Mr. Conductor (he received a Emmy nomination for it). Entertaining and enlightening throughout.


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