"Motorcycle! VROOM, VROOM!"
— Robby the Robot

Schemer's Robot is the fifth episode of the third season.


A tourist train is coming to Shining Time and Schemer prepares a tourist booth that has nothing to do with Shining Time. Schemer buys a robot to help him out, but the robot starts acting like a supermarket clerk, falls in love with the jukebox, and starts giving Schemer's things to the tourists for free. Schemer gives the robot to Barton Winslow after it falls in love with Barton's motorcycle.


Thomas Stories

Jukebox Band Segment Song

  • While Strolling Through the Park One Day


  • Dan Jones and Billy Twofeathers do not appear in this episode.
  • This is the third episode where the jukebox gets overflowed with nickels. The first two being Double Trouble and Is Anybody There?
  • Robby the Robot is a possible reference to another ficional robot with the same name.
  • In this episode, Barton Winslow enters the station on his motorcycle from the left side near the workshop, and exits near the robot on the right side below the arcade. This suggests that the station has alternate doors in/out of the building.