Be Bop
Season 1, Episode 30 (season finale)
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Air date May 12, 2000 (season finale)
Written by Joe Fallon
Episode guide
Episode 29: Giants and Cubs
Episode 31: The Sad Dad

"Be Bop" is the 30th and final episode of Season 1 of Between the Lions.

Picture/segement Description
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SCENE 1 Unusual music surrounds the library and Busterfield doesn't know what language it is.
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The dancing shoes step back inside the book and the lion family reads "Charlie Parker played Be Bop" and groovy inserts happen inside as they make up certain words. After reading the story, the overshoes come back out and they dance to the raga beat.
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Insert Busterfield is quite confused, and doesn't know who's playing the saxophone, so Theo explains it's Charlie Parker. Watler and Clay think the music is played by a man called Bird, "never leave you bird alone."
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Insert The grey hand takes out the letters o and p from "bop".
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Muppets The Vowelles: pop
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Muppets Dr. Nitwhite and Watson: mom, pop, wow (EKA: The Lost Rock)
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Animation Colored Patterns: pop, prop, drop
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Celebrity Fred Says: drop
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Cartoon The Adventures of Cliff Hanger: Cliff Hanger and the Big Banana Drop (EKA: The Chap with Caps)
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Cartoon Colored Patterns (again): drop, prop, pop, pot, tot
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Cartoon Replaced Words Song: tot, cot, not (EKA: Pandora's Box)
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Leona seems to be misspelling the words with "bop and "pop" since she's only 4 years old
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Insert Busterfield makes up a real sentence "the music sounded like please stop" and Walter and Clay Pigeon parody "Never leave your bird alone" Buster wants to know what "be bop" is, so Cleo explains, by making up different sentences, and the beat continues.....
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Celebrity Fred Says (again): lollipop (EKA: The Popcorn Popper)
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Cartoon Footprints: pop
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Muppets The Great Smartini: popping popcorn (EKA: The Lost Rock)
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Cartoon Footprints (again): pop, top, stop
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Celebrity/ Muppets The Word Doctor with Dr. Ruth Wordheimer: Stop/Hop (EKA: The Lost Rock)
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Celebrity Dr. Bertice Berry: bop
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Song What's Your Name?: Short O (EKA: The Lost Rock)
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Film Gawain's Word: hop (EKA: Pandora’s Box)
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Muppets The Vowelles: (again) hot
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Muppets What's Cooking? With Theo And Cleo: Hot Chop Cheese Drop Soup in a pot with no top (EKA:Pandora’s Box)
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Muppets Sam Spud: knock/knuck (EKA: Hug, Hug, Hug!)
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Cartoon The Un-People: locked/unlocked (EKA: The Lost Rock)
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Song "Rocket Doodle Doo" (sung by Chris Cerf) (EKA: The Lost Rock)
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Cartoon Footprints (yet again): rock, mock, mop, stop, bop
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Insert The grey hand puts "op" back in it's word place in "bop".
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The funky beat continues, and Busterfield can't make up a sentence fake, so the overshoes bounce on top of him and he finally gets the idea, never leave your cat alone. Meow.
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Insert Theo closes the episode out by saying "Oh Yeah." A full credit crawl follows. And so ends the 1st season of Between the Lions.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • One of the clips of Clay and Walter dancing while Buster is confused can be seen in the intro.
  • Also, clips of this episode including the Arty Smartypants skit can be seen in the PBS Kids Pinball bumper for the show. The clip of the intro seen in the bumper happens to be from this episode.

Video[edit | edit source]


Between The Lions Episode 30 Be Bop

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