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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Series cast summary:
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 Stacy Jones / ... 65 episodes, 1989-1993
Brian Edward O'Connor ...
Alan Semok ...
 Tex Boy / ... 58 episodes, 1989-1993
Olga Felgemacher ...
Peter Baird ...
 Grace the Bass (puppet) / ... 57 episodes, 1989-1993
Craig Marin ...
 Rex Boy / ... 57 episodes, 1989-1993
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 Tito Swing / ... 55 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 ...
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Vanéese Y. Thomas ...
 Grace the Bass 44 episodes, 1989-1993
Danielle Marcot ...
Kenny Miele ...
 Grace the Bass (puppet) / ... 34 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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A fourth season was considered but George Carlin knew his schedule wouldn't allow him to continue full time as Mr. Conductor, the main character. So several made-for-TV movies were made to follow the third season (see Movie Connections). 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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One of the best series ever for kids
29 February 2000 | by 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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