Between the Lions

Something Fishy

Season 1, Ep 17, Aired 4/25/00
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  • Episode Description
  • Lionel is excited when a package arrives at the library containing several new books, including the next adventure in the Cliff Hanger series. Normally, Leona shies away from this series because she finds it derivative and predictable. She's excited about this newest adventure, which contains an eagle. Leona hopes to soar like an eagle and learns something about eagles from the book that she never knew before.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Peter Linz

    Theodor "Theo" Lion

  • Fred Newman

    Himself / Golf Announcer

  • Chris Phillips

    Cliff Hanger

  • Anthony Asbury

    Lionel Lion

  • Kathryn Mullen

    Leona Lion

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (4)

    • Theo: Time for dinner, son. Lionel: Oh, no, no, no. No time for dinner. Cleo: Oh, it's always time for dinner.

    • Lionel: Cliff Hanger's just a made-up story. A real eagle's not going to think you're a real fish. Leona: Yes he is, yes he is, and he's going to come out of this book and pick me up and I'm going to fly. You'll see.

    • Announcer: Buster is not ticklish. Buster: Ah, accuracy in the media. You saw it here first.

    • Lionel: (reading 'Cliff Hanger' story Suddenly, Cliff sees an eagle, flying high above the cliff. Leona: I'm an eagle! I'm an eagle! Lionel: (clears throat) Leona: Sorry.

    Notes (2)

    • Cleo is the designated reader for this episode.

    • The delivery box in the beginning of the program is labeled "SpedEx." One assumes they are not related to "FredEx" in a later episode.

    Allusions (1)

    • Leona: (sings) I am eagle, see me fly…
      The song "I Am Eagle" is tied to Helen Reddy's "I Am Woman" and its original take-off, Mimi Kennedy's "I Am Dog."

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