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Shining Time Station 

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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3   2   1  
1993   1991   1989   Unknown  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Didi Conn ...  Stacy Jones / ... 65 episodes, 1989-1993
Brian Edward O'Connor Brian Edward O'Connor ...  Schemer / ... 65 episodes, 1989-1993
Alan Semok Alan Semok ...  Tex Boy / ... 58 episodes, 1989-1993
Olga Felgemacher Olga Felgemacher ...  Didi / ... 57 episodes, 1989-1993
Peter Baird Peter Baird ...  Grace the Bass (puppet) / ... 57 episodes, 1989-1993
Craig Marin Craig Marin ...  Rex Boy / ... 57 episodes, 1989-1993
Jonathan Freeman ...  Tito Swing / ... 55 episodes, 1989-1993
George Carlin ...  Mr. Conductor / ... 45 episodes, 1991-1993
Tom Jackson ...  Billy Twofeathers / ... 45 episodes, 1991-1993
Ari Magder Ari Magder ...  Dan Jones 45 episodes, 1991-1993
Erica Luttrell ...  Kara Cupper 45 episodes, 1991-1993
Vanéese Y. Thomas Vanéese Y. Thomas ...  Grace the Bass 44 episodes, 1989-1993
Danielle Marcot Danielle Marcot ...  Becky 45 episodes, 1991-1993
Kenny Miele 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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Genres:

Comedy | Family | Fantasy

Certificate:

TV-G | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA | Canada | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 February 1989 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The series was aired by PBS in 1990 to introduce Thomas the Tank Engine to American television. Reruns aired on Fox Family (previously The Family Channel) in 1998 and 1999. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Schemer: Genius time!
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Connections

Referenced in Difficult People: Pledge Week (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

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 MisterWhiplashSee 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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