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Between the Lions 

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Live-action and animation blend together in this educational fantasy about a family of lions running a library filled with adventurous and musical books.

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Kathryn Mullen
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Anthony Asbury ...  Arty Smartypants / ... 30 episodes, 2000
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Lions Theo and Cleo and their cubs Lionel and Leona have many adventures at their library. Usually surrounding the many books within. Whether a daring story about Cliff Hanger, a vocabulary lesson from Chicken Jane, a song from the Monkey Pop-Up Theater and the Vowelles, as well as the lion family in a few zany skits of their own, such as Theo and Cleo as French chefs or Theo and Cleo as pop singers. There's no telling what can happen when you read...Between the Lions! Written by Dylan Self <robocoptng986127@aol.com>

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Official Sites:

PBS

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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 April 2000 (USA) See more »

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Boston, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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Stereo

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Color
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Lionel: Dad, if it's any consolation, I thought it would work too.
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At the beginning of every show before the opening sequence, Announcer Bunny pops up and shows us a small preview of what we'll see in the upcoming episode. Then, Cleo and Theo are heard reading off the sponsors and occasionally slipping in a few comments. See more »

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References The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (1981) See more »

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Enjoyable and educational
4 January 2002 | by Cristi555See all my reviews

My kids are now 5 and 3 and they both just love this show. They stop whatever they are doing and pay attention to the show. They love Gawain's Word, Chicken Jane, and the musical skits. We always let our kids watch this entertaining and well-written program. Even my husband and I have found tips that we didn't realize before regarding English grammar.


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