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Wings/What's in the Box?
Season 5, Episode 73
Air date May 2, 2005
Episode guide
Episode 72: The Carrot Seed / The Empty Pot
Episode 74: A Shower of Stars / Two Moons and One Lagoon

"Wings / What's in the Box?" is the third episode of Season 5 of Between the Lions, and episode 73 in total.

Picture Segment Description
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COLD OPEN Leona raps about some words we'll be seeing today.
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SCENE 1 Leona spots her brother tilting his chair backwards. She then remembers their mom's warning about leaning back in a chair, and then remembers her reading them Icarus's Wings, about a father and son flying with homemade wings.
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SCENE 1 (cont'd) Lionel still doesn't get the message, until a monkey leans too far back and falls over! Lionel then finally learns his lesson.
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Insert The grey hand removes the letter "W" from the word "Wings".
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Animation Computer or Laptop: wasp, watch, wolf, wall
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Film Real Kids: Kids Say Words That Begin with the Letter W [wall, wagon, water, watch, worm, woman, women, wink]
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Puppets Lionel, Leona, Cleo, and Theo in Lions Wiggling
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Celebrity Fred Says: Words with the Double E [weep, peep, beep, screech, wheeze] (EKA: What Parakeets Need)
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Puppets Tammy Lionette sings "W Trouble" (EKA: Farmer Ken's Puzzle)
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Insert The grey hand puts the "W" back in the word "Wings".
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SCENE 2 Leona wants Lionel to be her "Baby Icarus". Lionel agrees, when pigs fly! Leona then wonders if this is possible.
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Cartoon The Information Hen answers Leona's question by reading a chapter in "It's a Pig's World.
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SCENE 2 (cont'd) Leona points out that the pig in the book technically flew, so Lionel has to be "Baby Icarus".
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SCENE 3 The cubs find a box labeled "Pandora's Box". Theo then opens it, revealing the book Pandora's Box, which he then reads to the cubs.
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SCENE 3 (cont'd) After the book is done, Leona asks her father if she can have the box it came in.
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Insert The grey hand removes the letter "B" from the word "Box".
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Animation Sign: bee, bat as an animal, bat as a baseball bat, ball, box
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Celebrity Fred Says (again): box (EKA:Pandora's Box)
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Film Real Kids (again): Kids Say Words That Begin with the Letter B [basketball, baseball, beachball, boy, boat, banana]
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Cartoon The Adventures of Cliff Hanger: Cliff Hanger and the Bed (EKA: Pecos Bill Cleans Up the West)
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Puppets Arty Smartypants: Bug, But, Butter, Butterfly (EKA: The Lucky Duck)
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Cartoon The Un-People vs. The Re-People: buttoned (EKA: Fuzzy Wuzzy, Wuzzy?)
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Puppets Theo sings B and D Confusion (EKA: The Sad Dad)
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Insert The grey hand puts the "B" back from the word "Box".
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SCENE 4 Leona pretends the box is an airplane while the Information Hen re-reads the "Things that Fly" chapter of "It's a Pig's World".



Wings - What's in the Box?

Featured Stories[]

  • "Daedalus and Icarus" (Greek myth)
  • "Pandora's Box" (Greek myth)


  • Starting with this episode, the interior of the library looks much smaller. This is a result of the move of filming to Mississippi.