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"As long as it's not my pride, I can swallow anything!"
— Schemer
Sweet and Sour

Gregory Lehane


Nancy Chapelle


Wilson Coneybeare


George Carlin

Air date

November 22nd, 1991

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Sweet and Sour is the fifth episode of the second season.


The kids are selling lemonade and cookies. Schemer and Schemee encourage them to raise the prices and sell low-quality products. When Midge Smoot buys some cookies and finds out how awful they taste, she gets mad at Schemer.


Thomas Stories

Jukebox Band Segment Song

  • Eerie Canal


  • This is the first appearance of Schemee. It is also revealed that Schemee does not live in Shinning Time, but is merely visiting his Uncle Schemer.
  • Gina Wilkinson guest starred as a customer.
  • This was the only Season 2 episode to be released on video.
  • This is the second time that a reference is made to the Friends of the Flowering Cactus Ladies Auxiliary, the first being in the season 1 episode Too Many Cooks.
  • Jonathan Shapiro joins the cast.



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