Between the Lions Season 2
S02 E01Apr 2, 2001
The Sad Dad Apr 2, 2001 Bruno Kirby plays a Dad whose house is overrun by kids: ""There's hardly enough room to put on pants!"" he complains. Fed up with all this overcrowding, he decides to seek the advice of an old wise woman in town - who only adds to the problem!
S02 E02Apr 3, 2001
Humph! Humph! Humph! Apr 3, 2001 Lionel's friend, Gus, gets annoyed when Leona asks him to be her designated reader for the day -- because he can't read.
S02 E03Apr 4, 2001
The Good Seed Apr 4, 2001 Click the Mouse gets a computer virus that turns everything in the library into a total disaster area!
S02 E04Apr 5, 2001
Icarus's Wings Apr 5, 2001 The story of Icarus, the boy who made wax wings and flew too close to the sun, inspires Barnaby B. Busterfield to follow his dream of...flying! With help from Walter and Clay, of course.
S02 E05Apr 6, 2001
Zoop! Zoop! Apr 6, 2001 The story of Abiyoyo terrifies Leona, and it takes some cleverness on the part of her mother to help Leona beat her fear.
S02 E06Apr 9, 2001
Clickety-Clack, Clickety-Clack! Apr 9, 2001 Theo ""borrows"" the typewriter from the book ""Click-Clack Moo!"", and has a hard time letting it go when the cows want it back.
S02 E07Apr 10, 2001
Poetry Day Apr 10, 2001 It's Alice day in the library, which means everything has something to do with ""Alice's Adventures in Wonderland"", and the backward logic of the looking glass. Calloo Callay!
S02 E08Apr 11, 2001
Bobby the Hopping Robot Apr 11, 2001 Lionel's new toy, a hopping robot named Bobby, is a real tough job to put together. Lionel, Theo, Cleo, and just about everybody has a try at assembling the robot correctly -- but it still doesn't work! Who could've guessed Leona would come up with the solution!
S02 E09Apr 12, 2001
Teacher's Pet Apr 12, 2001 Cleo catches the ""I-Can't-Hear-or-Smell-or-Tell-if-Someone's-Sneaking-Up-On-Me"" Flu, right before she's scheduled to go and visit her old teacher.
S02 E10Apr 13, 2001
The Last Cliff Hanger Apr 13, 2001 Lionel is devastated (Shocked! Taken Aback! Apalled!) when he discovers that there will no longer be any new ""Cliffhanger"" books - since the author, Livingston Dangerously, has decided to call it quits. But being the devout ""Cliffhanger"" fan he is, Lionel decides to do something about this dire situation!
S02 E11Apr 16, 2001
Pebble Trouble Apr 16, 2001 Featuring the book ""Sylvester and the Magic Pebble"", in which a young donkey boy discovers a magic pebble in the woods, and somehow wishes himself to be a rock. His parents spend many months out looking for him, and eventually find him as the rock, and unknowingly transform him back into his old self!
S02 E12Apr 17, 2001
Oh, Yes, It Can! Apr 17, 2001 A storyteller visits the library one day, and tells an old story about a Yammering Yam and how it led to a whole series of unbelievable (but true) events for a farmer, a fisherman, and king.
S02 E13Apr 18, 2001
Five, Six, and Thistle Sticks Apr 18, 2001 Lionel's friend, Lenny - a fellow ""Cliffhanger"" aficianado - comes for a visit, after having since moved away. When he arrives at the library, however, Lionel finds out that Lenny doesn't like ""Cliffhanger"" anymore. That instead, he has taken a liking to a similar book hero, ""Justin Time""! Can Lionel and Lenny still be friends, even if they don't like the same things?
S02 E14Apr 19, 2001
Bug Beard Apr 19, 2001 In the story ""Bug Beard"", a woodcutter brings home a grubby, buggy old man he finds in the woods. His wife is not amused by the buggy old man, and so she sets about trying to clean him up. When the buggy man is finally all cleaned up, it turns out he just isn't his happy, dancing, singing old self. Can the Lions help?
S02 E15Apr 20, 2001
Trains and Brains and Rainy Plains Apr 20, 2001 Lionel gets a brainstorm after he hears Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain. What if he and Leona ride a train through the plain of the book?
S02 E16Apr 23, 2001
Quest, Quest, Quest! Apr 23, 2001 Babs Caplan is back with a new story, The Quest for the Chest. And once again, she doesn't get it right. Originally, there is no action in the story.GUIDING PRINCIPLE: Short E sound.
S02 E17Apr 24, 2001
The Spider and the Lie Apr 24, 2001 Lionel writes a Crime Story, which involves Leona, a slippery character named Monkey C. Monkeydew, a missing library card, and a spider.
S02 E18Apr 25, 2001
Why the Baboon's Balloon Went Ka-Boom! Apr 25, 2001 Theo wants to teach the cubs a lesson, which he finds in a book of concatenations called Because a Little Bug Went KA-CHOO! What Theo doesn't know is that, by pulling that book from the middle of a pile, a pen dropped to the floor, setting off a concatenation in the library. It culminates with a hot-air balloon's bursting.
S02 E19Apr 26, 2001
But, Mama, But ... Apr 26, 2001 Cleo is about to fly off to visit some newborn cubs. Leona feels she is able to spend a couple of days without her, but can she be sure> And what about everyone else? To ease everyone's feelings, Cleo (with eight minutes to go in the program) reads I Miss You, Stinky Face by Lisa McCourt; illustrated by Cyd Moore.
S02 E20Apr 27, 2001
Dreaming Shakespeare Apr 27, 2001 It's Shakespeare Day at the Library. Fanfares, flowery language and period costumes are the order of the day (Cleo is dressed as the female star of Antony and Cleopatra). A method actor is unable to play Romeo and Juliet because Juliet is sick. Maybe an exasperated hen can fill in.
S02 E21Apr 30, 2001
Rats Apr 30, 2001 After someone calls Leona a nasty name on the playground, a friend of the Lions', named Frank, tells a story about Rats, which shows that bad names can hurt just as much as sticks and stones.
S02 E22May 1, 2001
Tweet! Tweet! May 1, 2001 An intriguing theory from the book Bone Poems has got the cubs and pigeons thinking: Are birds the descendants of dinosaurs? Walter and Clay Pigeon take that prospect to an extreme. GUIDING PRINCIPLE: Double-e sound.
S02 E23May 2, 2001
Good Night, Knight May 2, 2001 A famous marionette team is preparing to tell the story of Orlando Furioso and his battle to rescue Angelica from the curse of Fallerina. It's a story Leona knows by heart, and she has more than a loving desire to see this play.
S02 E24May 3, 2001
The Chess Mess May 3, 2001 It's Alice Day at the library, and everyone is very involved in a page from Through the Looking Glass. Theo, a former whiz at chess, accepts Click's challenge to play a few matches. GUIDING PRINCIPLE: Short e sound.
S02 E25May 4, 2001
Stop That Chicken! May 4, 2001 Chicken Jane escapes from one of her books and ricochets around the library. Every so often, she writes her advice to characters in other books. GUIDING PRINCIPLE: Short o sound.