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Stop That Chicken! is the twenty-fifth and final episode of Season 2 of Between the Lions, and episode 55 in total.

Stop That Chicken!
Season 2, Episode 25 (season finale)
Stop That Chicken! Title Card.jpg
Air date May 4, 2001 (season finale)
Written by Sarah Durkee
Directed by Ted May
Episode guide
Episode 54: The Chess Mess
Episode 56: Hay Day


Chicken Jane flies out of her book into Colonial America, Sleeping Beauty, and Cook a Lot Like Me by Molly Stewpot.

Segments and Songs

  • Colonial America (with highlights; part 2)
  • Sleeping Beauty (with highlights)

Featured Story

Chicken Jane and the Pond

Spell the Words

b-e-l-l t-o-w-e-r

K-i-s-s h-e-r


Blending Words with the Others

b-e-ll t-ow-er

Say the Words

  • bell tower
  • Kiss her
  • jelly


  • Lionel: Mom, Dad, Leona, Look, look, look in the book.
  • Theo: She was on that page earlier.
  • Click: Oh, dear. She flew into "Cook a Lot Like Me" by Molly Stewpot.
  • Everyone: A a cookbook?!
  • Molly Stewpot: I need more jelly! What is the matter with you, people?


  • This is the last episode to feature the short "O" sound.
  • This is the last appearance of the word family "op".
  • This is the last episode until Pigs, Pigs, Pigs! / The Three Little Pigs where Peter Linz performs Theo. Tim Lagasse takes over for Seasons 3 and 4.
  • This is also the last time Kathryn Mullen performs Leona.
  • This is the only time a Fun with Chicken Jane book opened without the theme song, though this segment was previously featured with the theme song in Bobby the Hopping Robot.
  • This is the third episode that the gray hand grabs the letters from a segment; the first was The Hopping Hen, and the second was Five, Six, and Thistle Sticks.
  • Broadway actress Polly Adams guest stars as Molly Stewpot.
  • This episode was released on VHS on October 30, 2001, along with it's 24 other episodes.
  • This episode was released on reprint VHS on October 1, 2002, along with the other Season 2 episodes (excluding Dreaming Shakespeare).
  • This episode was released on the Complete Second Season 4-Disc DVD Boxset on September 2, 2008. Along with the other Season 2 episodes (excluding Dreaming Shakespeare).
  • This episode was last broadcasted on PBS in May 2009.



  • Anthony Asbury - Lionel Lion
  • Kathryn Mullen - Leona Lion
  • Peter Linz - Theo Lion, Heath the Thesaurus, Paul Revere, Announcer Bunny, Gawain, Prince, Monkey Student
  • Jennifer Barnhart - Cleo Lion, Monkey Student
  • Tim Lagasse - Barnaby B. Busterfield, Arty Smartypants, Sergeant Mark, Colonial soldier, Sir "olf"
  • Heather Asch - Click the Mouse, Girl Monkey, Clay Pigeon
  • Jim Kroupa - Walter Pigeon
  • Jim Napolitano - Monkey Student
  • Michael K. Frith - The Word Doctor announcer
  • Fred Newman - himself, Chicken Jane, Fred choir
  • Jack Berner - Scot
  • Kate Berner - Dot
  • Polly Adams - Molly Stewpot
  • Ruth Westheimer - Dr. Ruth Wordheimer
  • Paul Jacobs - Ollie the Ox singer, Spinning Monkey, If You Can Read singer, Monkey Student