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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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. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Schemer: Genius time!
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Referenced in Bad Movie Beatdown: Ghosts of Mars (2012) See more »

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Shining Time Station
Performed by Kevin Roth
Composed by Joe Raposo
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I miss this show!!!
31 December 2001 | by (Maryland, USA) – See all my reviews

When I was very little I remember going to my grandparents house for a visit often. I can remember very clearly watching "Shining Time Station" on there TV in the mornings. There was Barney, and Sesame Street but I clearly remember watching "STS". I couldn't believe it when it came off the air. I guess my kids will never have the same experience that I had from watching Thomas the Tank engine and all his friends and Mr. Conductor and his little whistle. The stories that Mr. C. told were a lot of fun to listen to. I really miss it and if you have any information on were I can buy "STS" videos anywhere than that would be wonderful. Go ahead and E-mail me.

(zcst) Esti H.


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