|Trains and Brains and Rainy Plains|
|Season 2, Episode 45|
|Air date||April 16, 2001|
|Written by||Joe Fallon|
|Directed by||Ted May|
Episode 44: Bug Beard
Episode 46: Quest! Quest! Quest!
Lionel and Leona cause an illustrated fire after making Click drag and drop a train into a book
Chalkboard: paint, pain, plain
Short Song: plain, brain, rain
Liza Jesse Peterson says a poem about ai
Colored Boxes: gain, pain, pail, nail, snail
Moby Duck: snail
Fred Says: hair
Sky Words: hair, fair, fail, rail, rain
Cleo sings Without an S
- In this episode, the library features a fire alarm system (which features horns and flashing red "FIRE" lights), which activiates when the "illustrated fire" ignites. But in all other episodes, the library has no fire alarm system.
- Cleo sings how bad things would be without the letter s. So how do you get the word shoe or stick?
- This is the third time Between the Lions used a former Reading Rainbow feature book. (The first two incidents involved the books (Imogene's Antlers and Abiyoyo).
Rita Moreno and Bill Cosby had performed a song about language without an S thirty years earlier on The Electric Company.