Shining Time Station

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PBS (ended 1997)

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Shining Time Station is a railroad station located in the Indian Valley. The station master is Stacy Jones and there were two engineers. In season 1, the engineer was Henry "Harry" Cupper. He was replaced in season 2 by Billy Twofeathers. There is also an arcade with a Jukebox. The owner of the arcade is the humoristic Schemer who likes to play tricks on people. An 18-inch man named Mr. Conductor lives in a painting on the station wall. He was played by Ringo Starr in the first season, but when his character left to go to the North Pole in the Christmas special, he was replaced by his cousin, played by George Carlin. George Carlin and he played his cousin Mr. Conductor who would replace him at the station in the second season and stay there for the entire run of the show. He goes to the Island of Sodor and tells stories about Thomas the Tank Engine. The kids who come to the station are Matt, Tanya, Dan, Kara, and Becky. Shining Time Station is a comedy series which teach lessons about life. It is based on musical (Juke Box Band) and Thomas The Tank Engine & Friends presentations. The Juke Box Band are small puppets who play a large variety of music ranging from folk, country, ballad to rock. "Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends" is an art masterpiece. It shows movie clips of miniature trains on an island with beautiful special effects that are similar to real life.moreless
George Carlin

George Carlin

Mr. Conductor (1991-1993)

Ringo Starr

Ringo Starr

Mr. Conductor (1990-1991)

Didi Conn

Didi Conn

Stacy Jones

Tom Jackson

Tom Jackson

Engineer Billy Twofeathers (1991-1993)

Bobo Lewis

Bobo Lewis

Midge Smoot

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Categories

Animation, Kids, Suspense

Themes

childlike sense of wonder, for the child in you, educational goals, cultural institutions, Infants & Toddlers