Shooting Stars
Season 1, Episode 5
Air date April 7, 2000
Written by - Joe Fallon
Episode guide
Farmer Ken's Puzzle
The Hopping Hen


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: star, start, 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"
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Replace Sky Words: night, fight, fat, cat
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Fun with Chicken Jane: Chicken Jane and the Fat Cat

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

Sam Spud: raw hamburger/raw hambarger

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!
  • Cleo: Good. Be sure your sister’s ready to not go to bed, too.
  • Lionel: Okay, ma’am! (grunts) Leona?

Songs Edit


  • 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.

Video Edit

Shooting Stars

Shooting Stars