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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Trivia

Brian O'Connor improvised much of his dialogue as Schemer. He also came up with the idea of his single hair curl, as well as the garish costuming that Schemer wore. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Schemer: Genius time!
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Connections

Featured in Rescue 911: Episode #5.16 (1994) See more »

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Shining Time Station
Performed by Kevin Roth
Composed by Joe Raposo
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A fond memory from my childhood.
24 December 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I loved this show (no kidding right) but it was extra special to me because I was and still am very picky about what I watch. Sure the characters got hammy once in a while but this show was great. Didi Conn, Brian O'Conner, Ringo Starr and Georger Carlin (R.I.P) were excellent. Stacy's nice but worried attitude, Schemer's jerk and childish attitude and Mr. Conductors funny and wise attitudes were real great. I don't know why but my favorite episode was the one with the Good Conductor and the Evil Conductor because of the hilarity that ensued. Overall I think that if you ever find a tape that you should definitely watch it, I own two myself.


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