Rats is the twenty-first episode of Season 2 of Between the Lions, and episode 51 in total.
|Season 2, Episode 21|
|Air date||April 30. 2001|
Leona comes crying from the playground because she has been called a nasty name by her friend Tammy, while Frank the rat reads "Tales of the Irish Rats" to the family. Walter and Clay Pigeon parody the story titled "Cats!"
- Martha Reader and The Vowelles singing the fabulous short "a"-- "ah"-- sound in the word "hat". (Versions 1 and 2, with police or magician hat)
- Robots: hat, sat, cat
- Barnaby Busterfield and the Pigeons: Cats!
- Replaced Letter Songs: The Madison Cats (Versions 3 and 4) (EKA: The Sad Dad)
- Moby Duck: Flappy the fantastic white rabbit
- What's Your Name?: Short A (season 2 version 2) (EKA: The Last Cliff Hanger)
- 14 Karat Soul: Short A (rammalam) (Version 2) (EKA: Oh, Yes, It Can!)
- If You Can Read: at (Version 3) (EKA: The Sad Dad)
- Fred Says: rat, rattle
- Color Patterns: rattle, rat, rag, tag
- Gawain's Word: tag
- Rectangular Bugs: tag, tan, an, pan, pant, pants
- Dance in Smarty Pants! (Versions 4 and 5, with Bert)
- Barnaby Busterfield and the Pigeons (again): Cats! part 2
- Bert from Sesame Street makes a cameo in the segment "Dance in Smarty Pants" while later he is replaced with Elmo.
- We now know Leona has a friend named Tammy.
- The Robots said the word hat at the beginning of their sketch in this episode instead of making the sounds of the letter H, A and T.
- During the credits, Sesame Street is misspelled as Sesmame Street.