Shooting Stars
Season 1, Episode 5
Air date April 7, 2000
Written by Joe Fallon
Episode guide
Farmer Ken's Puzzle
The Hopping Hen
Shooting Stars is the fifth episode of Between the Lions.


Leona is waiting for the meteor shower.
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Segments Edit

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Fonix: The A-R Song

Fred Says: bark

Letter Bugs: bark, ark, art

Arty Smartypants: art, smart, smarter, smartest

The Adventures of Cliff Hanger: Cliff Hanger and the Wish Upon a Star

Sea Words: meat, mat, pat, part, park, shark

Fred Says (again): Shark

Gawain's Word: Shark

Sea Words (again): shark, park, part, pat, fat, fight, night

The Monkey Pop Up Theatre: "There is no need to light a night light"

Replace Sky Words: night, fight, fat, cat (different music added)

Fun with Chicken Jane: Chicken Jane and the Fat Cat

Space Words: cat, pat, part, park, shark

Sam Spud: raw hamburger/raw humbarger

Denice Graves: the


  • Busterfield: I want you to know that I had nothing to do with that little lion cub seeing the meteor shower. I do not take credit for it, in spite of the fact that someone might want to give me credit... even a small award... maybe a cookie?
  • Leona and Lionel: (singing) Meat loaf and liver and bacon, too / Raining down on me and you.
  • Leona: (singing) Look, here comes a mutton chop / With lots of gravy smeared on top.
  • Leona: (regarding Theo and Cleo) Oh no, Lionel. They're asleep again. Standing up.
  • Theo: This isn't going to be easy. Lions need a good, solid 22 hours of a sleep a day.
  • Leona: But mommy and daddy said it was a meat shower!
  • Lionel: Ha ha ha ha ha!
  • Leona: This is a disappointment I don't think I'll ever get over. ... Okay, I'm over it.
  • Cleo: Lionel?
  • Lionel: Hmm?
  • Cleo: Are you ready to not go to bed tonight?
  • Lionel: Yes, ma'am!


  • This is the first episode, since in which Martha Reader and The Vowelles have not been shown.
  • This is the only episode when the grey cursor hand didn't pull out a target vowel sound, it just pointed at the word star to look at the "ar" ending instead.
  • This is the only episode where Click doesn't appear in.

Video Edit

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Shooting Stars

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