This show takes place at Shining Time Station, where all of the characters reside. Scheemer is a guy with a serious hair problem and is always coming up with new ideas on how to make money. When the kids come along, Mr. Train Conductor tells them a story about Thomas in a similar predicament that Skeemer is getting himself into. In the story Thomas and the rest of the trains in the train yard have to overcome some kind of dilemma. After the story, a moral is learned and Skeemer sees the error of his ways. Also, the original Mr. Train Conductor was the famous Ringo Starr from Beatles fame.