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A Tasty Piece of Cheese / The Lion and the Mouse
Season 5, Episode 78
Air date June 6, 2005
Episode guide
Episode 77: Sylvester and the Magic Pebble / I Miss You, Stinky Face
Episode 79: Earl's Too Cool / When I Was Five

"A Tasty Piece of Cheese / The Lion and the Mouse" is the eighth episode of Season 5 of Between the Lions, and episode 78 in total.

Picture Segment Description
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COLD OPEN Theo raps about some words we'll see today.
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SCENE 1 Theo decides to teach Lionel an important lion lesson. He comes up to him, and asks if he can do a roar for him (when in reality, he just wants the porkchop in his mouth). But before he roars, Theo reads him The Fox and the Crow to describe his plan.
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SCENE 1 (cont'd) Lionel does his roar for his dad, and gives him the chop so he can open his mouth. However, Theo explained that he just wanted the chop. However, Lionel tells how he wanted to share his chop with his dad, and they eat it up.
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Insert The grey hand takes the "ch" from the word "cheese".
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Film Magnets: chair, cheese, chicken, chicks
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Film Real Kids: Kids Say Words That Begin with the Letters C-H [chicks, Choctaw, chess, chin, choo choo, chili, chest, cheese, Chief]
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Film Gawain's Word: chase (Version 2, with cheerleaders) (EKA: Grow, Mane, Grow!)
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Celebrity/Puppets A word from Mr. Al Roker: chilly (EKA: The Spider and the Lie)
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Puppets Theo and Cleo sing "We Choose to Cha, Cha, Cha!" (EKA: The Chap with Caps)
Insert "Now, twist your tongue around this one!" (Version 2) (EKA: Episode 11: To the Ship! To the Ship!)
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Film Tongue Twisters: Choppers Chop, Shoppers Shop (EKA: The Popcorn Popper)
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Cartoon Look It Up (EKA: A Shower of Stars/Two Moons and One Lagoon)
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Insert The grey hand puts the "ch" back from the word "cheese".
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SCENE 2 Theo and Lionel wonder who else likes to eat food.
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Cartoon The Information Hen answers their question by reading a chapter of It's a Pig's World.
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SCENE 2 (cont'd) The book makes Lionel hungry for cheese, so Theo puts out a huge chunk of cheese for them to eat.
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SCENE 3 Theo remarks how must lions don't love cheese, but he does. This reminds Lionel of The Lion and the Mouse, which Theo then reads.
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SCENE 3 (cont'd) Lionel doesn't want to eat the cheese as it may save his and Theo's lives, but then reveals he was just joking.
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Insert The grey hand takes the letter "l" from the word "little".
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Animation Notebook: line, lime, light
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Celebrity Fred Says: lighthouse (EKA: Good Night, Knight!)
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Film Real Kids (again): Kids Say Words That Begin with the Letter L [light, lily, lily pad, lime, Lionel, lollipop, lemon, lamp, lick, Leona]
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Cartoon The Un-People vs. The Re-People: locked (EKA: The Lost Rock)
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Puppets Theo, Cleo, Lionel, and Leona in Lions in Line Laughing
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Celebrity/Puppets India Arie: Love Is a Outlaw Word (EKA: Step by Step)
Puppets Heath the Thesaurus and the monkeys sings Ten Little Words (EKA: Good Night, Knight!/Stop That Chicken!)
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Insert The grey hand puts the "l" back from the word "little".
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SCENE 4/Cartoon Theo and Lionel finish off the cheese, and want to hear the "Food" chapter of It's a Pig's World again.
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SCENE 4 (cont'd) The lions are still hungry, so Theo whips out another block of cheese, and Lionel gets another chop.

Featured Stories

  • The Fox and the Crow (from Aesop's Fables)
  • The Lion and the Mouse (from Aesop's Fables)