|A King and His Hawk|
|Season 1, Episode 25|
|Air date||May 5, 2000|
Episode 24: The Old Man
Episode 26: The Roar That Makes Them Run
A King and His Hawk is the 25th episode of Season 1 of Between the Lions.
On a day when all the patrons are reading sad books, Lionel reads "A King and His Hawk" to Leona. Leona is traumatized by the part where the king kills the hawk, so she tries to hide the book so nobody else will read it and get upset.
- Barnaby B. Busterfield III: crying
- Martha Reader and The Vowelles singing the short "i" sound in their zippy big hit "sing".
- Color Patterns: sing, sit, it (Versions 1 and 2)
- A word from fame broadway, actor and director Mr. Walter Bobbie: it (Versions 1 and 2, without music or without music and snapping fingers)
- Heath the Thesaurus sings Ten Small Words (Version 3) (EKA: Episode 15: There's a Fly in My Soup)
- Tiger Words: A Trip to Tripoli [trip, not trap] (Version 3) (EKA: Episode 03: Little Big Mouse)
- Fred Says: ing, sing
- Space: sing, sight, night (Versions 1 and 2)
- The Monkey Pop-Up Theater: There is No Need to Light a Night-Light (Version 2) (EKA: Episode 05: Shooting Stars)
- Sky with Spotlights: night, nick, ick, tick, tickle (Versions 1 and 2)
- What's Cooking? with Theo and Cleo: Tickled and Pickled Ribs (Versions 2 and 3, without music) (EKA: Episode 03: Little Big Mouse)
- Sam Spud: Par-Boiled Potato Detective: Real Jam [not real jim] (Version 2) (EKA: Episode 11: To the Ship! To the Ship!)
- Barnaby B. Busterfield III (again): the crying is over and this is the end
A King and His Hawk by Ingrid Ringling Singer
- This episode is unusual for a PBS Kids show in that it mentions death.
- The sky words segment has the same music on Sausage Nose.