Shining Time Station (1989–1993)

Too Many Cooks 

Schemer accidentally uses cocoa powder rather than chili powder in a sandwich spread recipe for the mayor of East Shemp. The mayor demands a new version of it by lunchtime, so Stacy and the... See full summary »

Director:

Gregory Lehane

Writers:

Britt Allcroft (creator), Brian Edward O'Connor (additional material by) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Ringo Starr ... Mr. Conductor
Didi Conn ... Stacy Jones
Leonard Jackson ... Harry Cupper
Nicolle Rochelle Nicolle Rochelle ... Tanya (as Nicole Leach)
Brian Edward O'Connor Brian Edward O'Connor ... Schemer (as Brian O'Connor)
Jason Woliner ... Matt
Peter Baird Peter Baird ... Grace the Bass (puppet)
Jonathan Freeman ... Tito Swing
Craig Marin Craig Marin ... Rex Boy
Olga Felgemacher Olga Felgemacher ... Didi (as Olga Marin)
Alan Semok Alan Semok ... Grace the Bass (puppet)
Vanéese Y. Thomas Vanéese Y. Thomas ... Grace the Bass (voice) (as Vanesse Thomas)
Wayne White ... Tex Boy
Jerome Dempsey ... The Mayor of East Shemp
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Storyline

Schemer accidentally uses cocoa powder rather than chili powder in a sandwich spread recipe for the mayor of East Shemp. The mayor demands a new version of it by lunchtime, so Stacy and the kids assist Schemer in preparing the sandwich spread. Written by Anonymous

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comfort | See All (1) »

Genres:

Comedy | Family | Fantasy

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Release Date:

21 May 1989 (USA) See more »

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Trivia

This would be the last episode to debut stories from Series 1 of Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends, until Whistles & Sneezes appeared in the Season 2 episode Achoo. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Conductor: You ride the water, you wait for the fish, and you learn to be patient. Well, wish me luck.
Matt: You should take Schemer fishing with you.
Mr. Conductor: Oh, I don't think so, Matt. He'd scare away the fish. He scares *me* away.
Tanya: But don't you think Schemer needs to learn to be patient?
Mr. Conductor: I should say so.
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Soundtracks

The Ballad of Casey Jones
Composed by Wallace Saunders and T. Lawrence Seibert
Performed by Olga Felgemacher
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