Piggyback Piggyback is the 27th episode of Between the lions

Piggyback Title
Piggyback, Piggyback
Season 1, Episode 27
Air date May 9, 2000
Written by Joe Fallon
Directed by Lisa Simon
Episode guide
Episode 26: The Roar That Makes Them Run
Episode 28: The Fox and the Crow
Picture Segment Description
Book title
SCENE Lionel and Leona are about to have their own tongue bath, as they read "The Dirty Smelly King", Leona wants to go first, but Lionel says he's old enough to have his own bath, as he goes around with his own back in fast motion but he prefers to have it done by Cleo.
Pullout -0
Insert The grey hand pulls out the word family "ack"
MATV pack
Muppets Martha Reader and The Vowelles: pack
Un People Packed
Cartoon The Un People: unpacked/repacked (EKA:Episode 24: The Old Man)
Cartoon Lighted Patterns: pack/quack
Celebrity Fred Says: quack
Cartoon Replaced Sky Words: quack, pack, sack, smack
Muppets Gawain's Word: smack
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Song What's Your Name: Short A (EKA:Episode 10: Lionel's Antlers)
Piggyback Song
Insert/ Song Leona and Theo make up a brand new song called "The Piggyback Song" while footage of animals do piggybacks.
SCENE episode 27


Leona wants to have another piggyback on Theo, but Lionel thinks she can't and is jealous, so Lionel goes to play soccer.
Subtraction Animate
Cartoon Stage Words: back, lack, lick, lit, light
Monkey-Theatre No Need To Light
Muppets The Monkey Pop-up Theatre: "There is no need to light a night light" (EKA: Episode 05: Shooting Stars)
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Cartoon Letter Bugs: light, lip, lap,
Arty-ap blends
Muppets Arty Smartypants: lap, clap, flap, flapjack (EKA: Episode 12: The Chap With Caps)
Celebrity Fred Says: flapjack
Tongue Twist Short A
Film Tongue Twisters: Nat's knapsack strap snapped
Johnny Vowelles At
Muppets Johnny Consonanti and The Vowelles: at
Chicken Jane- Fat Cat
Cartoon Fun with Chicken Jane and the fat cat (EKA: Episode 05: Shooting Stars)
Denice Graves- that chant
Celebrity Denice Graves: that
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Cartoon Outer Space: that, than, then, hen, when
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Cartoon Who's Here (EKA: Episode 06: The Hopping Hen)
Insert The grey hand puts "ack" back in it's place
Chapter 2 -


Leona wants to play soccer with Theo, but he has to work at the library, so Leona and Theo read the rest of the story, so the king's feet still get dirty when he wears shoes!!, Leona now wants to take a break on piggybacks, so she also can ride on his back anytime, so she goes to play soccer.
Piggyback Announcment
Piggyback with Pigeons
Insert Busterfield is glad that piggyback time is over, but Walter and Clay are still doing it, and now it's non-stop!


  • This is the only episode where Lionel is shown naked without clothes, completely naked. Although, he's only naked in the beginning, then he has his grey hat an green and white striped shirt through the rest of the episode.


Piggyback, Piggyback

Piggyback, Piggyback

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