A Day Off For The Mean Girls is the third episode of the second season of The New Adventures of Shining Time Station. It first aired on PBS Kids on November 18, 1998.


  • Ash is jealous when he hears that Lexi and her mean friends are having a day off. Mary, Kara, Mindy, Kazane, Stacy, Harry, Billy, and Mr. Conductors 1 and 2 seek help from Mr. Midcarda and Mr. Hasbeena, teachers of the Foremost Renowned International School of Lucha, who both agree to solve this problem. Schemer and Schemee, meanwhile, have to be confident to themselves, while Mr. King is at a meeting.


  1. Mr. Conductor 1 (George Carlin)
  2. Mr. Conductor 2 (Alec Baldwin)
  3. Stacy Jones (Didi Conn)
  4. Harry Cupper (Leonard Jackson)
  5. Billy Twofeathers (Tom Jackson)
  6. Horace Schemer (Brian O'Conner)
  7. Jordan Schemee (Jonathan Shapiro)
  8. J.B. King (Mart Hulswit)
  9. Ash Ketchum (Veronica Taylor)
  10. Mary (Kerry Williams)
  11. Kara Perkins (Lisa Ortiz)
  12. Mindy Lee (Bryn McAuley)
  13. Kazane Fujimiya (Jessica Hilbrecht)
  14. Lexi Bunny (Jessica DiCicco)
  15. Fiona Von Steig (Kate Micucci)
  16. Marie "Rogue" D'Ancanto (Meghan Black)
  17. Melanie "Mel" Blake (Stephanie Morgenstern)
  18. Brittney Wong (Minae Noji)
  19. Zuzu Boyle (Emily Jenness)
  20. Meilin Rae (Nicole Oliver)
  21. Malinda Doe (Jocelyne Loewen)
  22. Kendall Perkins (Emily Osment)
  23. Pacifica Northwest (Jackie Buscarino)
  24. Betty Hawkins (Janyse Jaud)
  25. Lorry Coutts (Candi Milo)
  26. Mr. Midcarda (Carlos Alazraqui)
  27. Mr. Hasbeena (Scott Menville)

Thomas Stories

  1. Henry's Special Coal
  2. The Flying Kipper


  1. The New Adventures of Shining Time Station theme song (the opening)
  2. Just Imagine (Jukebox Band version)
  3. It's Great To Be An Engine (shown in the Anything Tunnel)
  4. We Are W.I.T.C.H. by Marion Raven (the end theme)


  • This is the first time Lexi and Friends have a day off.
  • J.B. King is mentioned in this episode.
  • It is revealed that Mr. Midcarda and Mr. Hasbeena used to be mentors.
  • Kazane is shown to have a pet cat.
  • Misty and Brock are also mentioned in this episode.


  • (We open this episode with the Britt Allcroft Presents logo)
  • (We are then followed by the New Adventures of Shining Time Station theme song)
  • Man: Reach for the steam, reach for the whistle, going the railing road. Reach for the words, reach for the story, follow the rainbow sun. To a Shining Time Station, where dreams can come true, waiting there for you.
  • (The episode then opens with
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