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)
Ari Magder ...
 Dan Jones (45 episodes, 1991-1993)
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 Kara Cupper (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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Trivia

Brian Edward O'Connor improvised much of his dialogue as Schemer. He also came up with the idea of his single hair curl, as well as his garish costuming (which he staid belonged to his father). In fact, O'Connor improvised so much during filming that he was eventually given credit for Additional Material. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Schemer: Genius time!
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Connections

Referenced in George Carlin: You Are All Diseased (1999) See more »

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Shining Time Station
Performed by Kevin Roth
Composed by Joe Raposo
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A Timeless Childrens Show
1 June 2002 | by (Michigan, USA) – See all my reviews

What else can be said about this show? It was educational, entertaining, and most of all classic. I LOVED this show when I was a toddler, and even if I saw it today, I would still be entertained and enlightened. The Thomas the Train segments were also inspirational. If only the childrens shows of today were like that!


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