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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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1993   1991   1989  
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
Olga Felgemacher Olga Felgemacher ...  Didi / ... 59 episodes, 1989-1993
Peter Baird Peter Baird ...  Grace the Bass (puppet) / ... 59 episodes, 1989-1993
Craig Marin Craig Marin ...  Rex Boy / ... 59 episodes, 1989-1993
Alan Semok Alan Semok ...  Tex Boy / ... 59 episodes, 1989-1993
Jonathan Freeman ...  Tito Swing / ... 58 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
Danielle Marcot Danielle Marcot ...  Becky 45 episodes, 1991-1993
Vanéese Y. Thomas Vanéese Y. Thomas ...  Grace the Bass 42 episodes, 1989-1993
Kenny Miele Kenny Miele ...  Grace the Bass (puppet) / ... 39 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:

29 January 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Shining Time Station See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

All of the machines seen in Schemer's Arcade were replicas of early twentieth century models. They included: the jukebox, the picture machine, a "Play Football" arcade game (like an early electric football game), a "Novelty Merchantman" (like a modern claw machine), a Steam Shovel game (1950s strategy game), "Grandma Horoscope Fortune Teller", a "Big Top" vending machine, and a coin-operated horse ride. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Schemer: Genius time!
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Connections

Followed by Shining Time Station: Second Chances (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Shining Time Station
Performed by Kevin Roth
Composed by Joe Raposo
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Shining Time Station
24 October 2006 | by robotwarsandrazerfan1See all my reviews

I loved watching Shining Time Station on PBS when I was really little. It is a shame that they eventually took it off of the air. It was educational, funny, and fun to watch. It taught kids, like me, about important lessons in life. I miss that show so much. I can still hear the theme song when I am in a quiet place and I think back to those good old days. I wish they would bring it back. It meant so much me and many, many others. I hope that someday soon they either bring it back on TV or they release the original episodes on VHS and DVD, the way they were shown on TV when they originally aired. Please, bring it back!


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