Lionel and Leona read the "Mississippi Skip and his Pirate Ship" book in the library, then Lionel dresses up as a pirate and has a game to play called "Pirates for Boys", but Walter and Clay and Leona want to play, so he talks to his mom about it and they pretend to be boys.
|To The Ship! To The Ship!|
|Season 1, Episode 11|
|Air date||April 17, 2000|
|Written by|| Joe Fallon
|Directed by||Lisa Simon|
Episode 10: Lionel's Antlers
Episode 12: The Chap With Caps
Fred Says: rip
Gawain's Word: slip
Dr. Beatrice Berry: ship
Sky Words: ship, lip, rip, trip
Tiger Words: trip (EKA: Episode 03: Little Big Mouse)
Letter Bugs: trip, rip, ship (different color background)
Short Song: Sig, pig, jig (EKA: Episode 08: The Boy Who Cried Wolf)
Colored Boxes: it, hit, hip, ship, sh
Cleo sings "Shush"
Tongue Twister: seven selfish shellfish
Sam Spud: jam/jim
- Anne Bonney: (singing) Well, first ye need a ship / And then ye need a crew / And only a leaky, creaky ship and a nasty crew will do...
- Theo: Well now, hold on there a minute, captain. (snickers) You may just want to read about Anne Bonney.
- Cleo: She was a real pirate who lived a long time ago.
- Leona: She?
- Lionel: She?
- Theo: She!
- Lionel: Well, blow me down.
- Though the Mississippi Skip story and the book The Life of Anne Bonney were created for this episode of the program, Anne Bonny was, in fact, a real life female pirate.
- This is the first time when the What's Cooking and Sam Spud segments go together.
- Lionel will also read The Adventures of Mississippi Skip in a Season 6 episode.