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. "Mr.Conductor"was portrayed first by Ringo Starr and later by George Carlin..Didi Cahn was the station master"Stacy Jones"..The puppetry was presented by "Flexitoons Co"(supervised by Craig and Olga Marin and Alan Sezmok).