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Fred Says is a frequently appearing segment on Between the Lions. Fred Newman appears on screen putting letters together to form words, often accompanied by quirky noises and sound effects.

Segments[]

Season 1[]

  1. bell (Pecos Bill Cleans Up the West)
  2. clock (The Lost Rock, Click, Clack, Moo/The Little Red Hen, Spicy Hot Colors/Yesterday I Had the Blues)
  3. rocket (The Lost Rock, It's Red! It's Green!/Joseph Has a Little Overcoat, River Story/Salmon in Alaska)
  4. tickle (Little Big Mouse)
  5. tee-hee (Farmer Ken's Puzzle, Earl's Too Cool/When I Was Five, Cliff Hanger, the Pheasant, and the Phone/Terrific)
  6. bark (Shooting Stars)
  7. shark (Shooting Stars)
  8. hen (The Hopping Hen, Red Hat, Green Hat, Click, Clack, Moo/The Little Red Hen)
  9. yell (The Hopping Hen, Bein' with You This Way/How to Be)
  10. achoo (Touching the Moon)
  11. balloon (Touching the Moon)
  12. jiggle (The Boy Who Cried Wolf, The Three Legged Pot/When Jabo Jammed)
  13. fuzz (Fuzzy Wuzzy, Wuzzy?)
  14. rip (To the Ship! To the Ship!)
  15. nap (The Chap with Caps, A Shower of Stars/Two Moons and One Lagoon)
  16. scrape (The Chap with Caps)
  17. box (Pandora's Box, The Fox and the Crow, Wings / What's in the Box?)
  18. hot (Pandora's Box, Pigs, Pigs, Pigs! / The Three Little Pigs, Angelina's Island/Chinese New Year)
  19. trick (Lionel's Great Escape Trick)
  20. fry (There's a Fly in My Soup)
  21. fly (There's a Fly in My Soup, Earl's Too Cool / When I Was Five, Mole and the Baby Bird / Owen and Mzee)
  22. lollipop (The Popcorn Popper, Be Bop, The Popcorn Popper/Oh, Yes, It Can!)
  23. fish (Something Fishy, Sausage Nose, Earl's Too Cool / When I Was Five, No One Told the Aardvark / Sea Horse, River Story/Salmon in Alaska, Fang)
  24. juggle (Hug, Hug, Hug!, It's Red! It's Green! / Joseph Had a Little Overcoat)
  25. ram (The Ram in the Pepper Patch, The Old Man)
  26. slam (The Ram in the Pepper Patch)
  27. peck (A Peck of Peppers, Pigs, Pigs, Pigs! / The Three Little Pigs)
  28. mud (The Lucky Duck, Three More Little Pigs/The Ants and the Grasshopper)
  29. ing/sing (A King and His Hawk, The Carrot Seed / The Empty Pot)
  30. bug (The Roar That Makes Them Run)
  31. quack (Piggyback, Piggyback)
  32. flapjack (Piggyback, Piggyback)
  33. glop/gloppy (The Fox and the Crow)
  34. buzz (Giants and Cubs)
  35. drop (Be Bop, The Carrot Seed / The Empty Pot)

Season 2[]

  1. an/banjo (The Sad Dad)
  2. beep (The Good Seed)
  3. zip (Icarus's Wings)
  4. moo/moose (Zoop! Zoop!, Sylvester and the Magic Pebble / I Miss You, Stinky Face)
  5. lipstick (Clickety-Clack, Clickety-Clack!)
  6. drain (Poetry Day)
  7. pop (Bobby the Hopping Robot)
  8. eat (Teacher's Pet)
  9. fast/faster/fastest (The Last Cliff Hanger)
  10. elephant (Pebble Trouble, No One Told the Aardvark / Sea Horse)
  11. clam (Oh, Yes, It Can!)
  12. bit/bite (Five, Six, and Thistle Sticks, Stone Soup / Bee-Bim Bop!, Pigs in Hiding/Stop That Pickle!)
  13. bug hug (Bug Beard, Bugs/Beetle Bop, Bug Alert)
  14. air/hair (Trains and Brains and Rainy Plains)
  15. jet (Quest, Quest, Quest!)
  16. smile (The Spider and the Lie, Good Night, Knight, Spicy Hot Colors/Yesterday I Had the Blues, Pigs in Hiding/Stop That Pickle!)
  17. doodle/noodle (Why the Baboon's Balloon Went Ka-boom!)
  18. drum (But, Mama, But..., Ruby Sings the Blues / The Camel Dances, Pablo the Artist/Dream Carver)
  19. squeak (Dreaming Shakespeare)
  20. rat/rattle (Rats!)
  21. squeeze (Tweet! Tweet!)
  22. lighthouse (Good Night, Knight, A Tasty Piece of Cheese / The Lion and the Mouse)
  23. stretch (The Chess Mess)
  24. robot (Stop That Chicken!)

Seasons 3 and 4[]

  1. spray/away (Hay Day)
  2. Rapping with Word Family with ig (Pigs Aplenty)
  3. Words with the Double E (What Parakeets Need, Wings / What's in the Box?)
  4. Words with the Double O (Too Cool)
  5. scratch (You Can't Catch Me!, The Popcorn Popper/Oh, Yes, It Can!)
  6. stuck (Huff and Puff)
  7. mouth (Out in Outer Space)
  8. Rapping Word Family with ell (Help!)
  9. toad/croak (Two Coats, One Goat and One Boat, The Goat in the Coat)
  10. ear/hear (Treats!)
  1. dark/star/stars (Art Party, My Dog is as Smelly as Dirty Socks/Just What Mama Needs)
  2. flake/flakes (Grow, Mane, Grow!)
  3. float (Three Goats, No Waiting)
  4. Rapping Word Family with est (Step by Step)
  5. slant (Dance in Smarty Pants)

Season 5[]

  1. star/stars (A Shower of Stars/Two Moons and One Lagoon)

Season 6[]

  1. jerk (Mrs. McNosh Hangs Up Her Wash/Knuffle Bunny)
  2. sticky (Mrs. McNosh Hangs Up Her Wash/Knuffle Bunny, I Don't Want a Birthday Party/Knuffle Bunny)
  3. shake (Sheep on a Ship/Mississippi Skip and his Pirate Ship)
  4. skid (Sheep on a Ship/Mississippi Skip and his Pirate Ship)
  5. yo-yo (Yo! Yes?/Very Loud, Very Big, Very Metal)
  6. vacuum (Yo! Yes?/Very Loud, Very Big, Very Metal, The Emperor's New Clothes/The Hungry Coat)
  7. fix/six (I'll Fix Anthony/Jamaica Louise James, Deep in the Swamp/Trosclair and the Alligator)
  8. saw (I'll Fix Anthony/Jamaica Louise James, Elephants Can Paint, Too!/Jamaica Louise James)
  9. goggles (Pete's a Pizza/Pygmalion)
  10. zipper (Here Come the Aliens/Abiyoyo)
  11. zoo/kazoo (King Midas/The Dirty Smelly King, Priceless Gifts/King Midas)
  12. rock/truck (King Midas/The Dirty Smelly King)
  13. horse (Cheesybreadville/Stolen Smells, Making Bread/Cheesybreadville)
  14. oil (Cheesybreadville/Stolen Smells)
  15. circus (The Coyote and the Rabbit/The Gingerbread Man, Trosclair and the Alligator/The Coyote and the Rabbit)
  16. giant (The Coyote and the Rabbit/The Gingerbread Man)

Season 7[]

  1. chimp (The Problem with Chickens/An Egg is Quiet)
  2. napkin (Bear Snores On/Night in the Country)
  3. look (How to Be a Good Dog/Not Afraid of Dogs)
  4. whoosh (Dear Mr. Blueberry/I Wanna Iguana)
  5. musical instruments (Violet's Music/What Instrument Does Alvin Play?)
  6. rope (Moon Rope/Welcome to the Moon)

Season 8[]

  1. wiggle (Are You a Snail?/Wonderful Worms)
  2. sip (Stone Soup / Bee-Bim Bop!)
  3. rooster (I Don't Want a Birthday Party/Knuffle Bunny)

Words by Fred Newman[]

  • oops - achoo
  • yuck - mud

Gallery[]

Season 1[]

Season 2[]

Seasons 3 and 4[]

Season 6[]

Season 7[]

Season 8[]

Trivia[]

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