History Series / BetweenTheLions

19th Mar '17 11:19:15 PM TheTrailblazerCritic
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** Captain Ahab and Captain Starbuck of the Moby Duck segments, who are unaware that the fabled duck is ''right behind them''.
14th Mar '17 4:30:28 PM TheTrailblazerCritic
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* ForTheEvulz: The Un-People seem to exist entirely on this trope.


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** The Lone Rearranger, who usually needs his partner to point out when it's time to do his job.
14th Mar '17 4:26:18 PM TheTrailblazerCritic
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* BigEater: The entire lion family when it comes to their meat.


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** Buster cannot seem to catch a break from Walter and Clay or the many other antics in the library. Even the Narrator doesn't leave him alone.


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* DumbBlonde: Babs, the aspiring author who often needs a lot of guidance to write her short stories given her odd choices.


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* FinishingEachOthersSentences: Walter and Clay Pigeon's main schtick, owing to their dim-witted nature.


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* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Happens in one episode during the story of a king and his faithful falcon who try to find their way home when they happen upon a stream. The king goes for water but when the falcon urges him not to, the king slays him with his sword. Upon realizing that the water had been tainted by a serpent, the king is left to mourn the friend he betrayed. Traumatized by the story, Leona tries to hide the book. When Lionel tries to stop her, she nearly hits him with it out of grief, before stopping to realize she nearly made the same mistake as the king.


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** Scot and Dot, who never think to get out of the way when danger approaches, forcing Chicken Jane to take the punishment for them.
** Walter and Clay Pigeon, who cannot finish a thought without the help of the other.
3rd Mar '17 7:43:37 AM WilliamRadarStorm
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%% commented out as ZeroContextExample * CaptainObvious: Cliff Hanger's theme.

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%% commented * {{Catchphrase}}: Scott and Dot's simultaneous "Thank you, Chicken Jane", spoken after she saves them from danger for the umpteenth time [[AmusingInjuries at great cost]].
** BorrowedCatchphrase: When Chicken Jane is thrown
out as ZeroContextExample * CaptainObvious: Cliff Hanger's theme.of her own book and into others, she provides similar assistance to Paul Revere and to Prince Charming (only with less injury in both cases), and both say the same thing verbatim. Later, when she lands in a cookbook and is almost cooked, the cook show host congratulates her for being an ingredient in much the same manner.


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* MediumAwareness: In the episode "Stop That Chicken", Chicken Jane manages to get into a Colonial America history book after a mild kerfuffle between Lionel and Leona. The first thing about Chicken Jane anyone points out is that she has a different art style from the rest of them.
12th Feb '17 9:47:14 AM squadallahthistle
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-->(as Leo is reading ''Literature/TheOldManAndTheSea'')\\
'''Leo:''' [[ComicallyMissingthePoint Oh, that poor fish]]!

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-->(as Leo Theo is reading ''Literature/TheOldManAndTheSea'')\\
'''Leo:''' '''Theo:''' [[ComicallyMissingthePoint Oh, that poor fish]]!
6th Feb '17 11:22:30 AM pgj1997
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*** Later seasons have numbers over a million for some of the books.
15th Jan '17 1:26:03 AM JMQwilleran
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* {{Tagline}} - "Get wild about reading."
6th Jan '17 8:32:08 PM MarkLungo
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''Between The Lions'' was a Creator/PBSKids show with puppet/marionette animal characters designed to teach reading. As the title suggests, the main characters are a family of lions who live in a library. The series, produced by WGBH Boston, ran from April 3, 2000 until November 22, 2010.

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''Between The Lions'' was a Creator/PBSKids show with puppet/marionette animal characters designed to teach reading. As the title suggests, the main characters are a family of lions who live in a library. The series, produced by WGBH Boston, UsefulNotes/{{Boston}}, ran from April 3, 2000 until November 22, 2010.



* AllJustADream: [[spoiler: Lionel's antlers turned out to be just that... To Leona.]]

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* AllJustADream: [[spoiler: Lionel's antlers turned out to be just that... To to Leona.]]



* BadlyBatteredBabysitter - Chicken Jane, as noted below.

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* BadlyBatteredBabysitter - BadlyBatteredBabysitter: Chicken Jane, as noted below.



* FoxChickenGrainPuzzle-Why, Farmer Ken's Puzzle, of course!

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* FoxChickenGrainPuzzle-Why, FoxChickenGrainPuzzle: Why, Farmer Ken's Puzzle, of course!



* LiteralCliffhanger - Cliff Hanger, who appears in a series of animated vignettes, and is even the subject of one or two episodes. His life is FailureIsTheOnlyOption in terms of actually getting off the cliff. (He does get off the cliff once, but he ends up following a sign that leads him right back onto it - in his defense, though, [[TooDumbToLive the sign CLEARLY said "Cliff"]]!)

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* LiteralCliffhanger - LiteralCliffhanger: Cliff Hanger, who appears in a series of animated vignettes, and is even the subject of one or two episodes. His life is FailureIsTheOnlyOption in terms of actually getting off the cliff. (He does get off the cliff once, but he ends up following a sign that leads him right back onto it - in his defense, though, [[TooDumbToLive the sign CLEARLY said "Cliff"]]!)



* [[PublicDomainArtifact Pandora's Box]]: One of the episodes was titled "Pandora's Box" and covered this story.
* ParentalBonus - Lots, being a Creator/{{PBS}} show.

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* [[PublicDomainArtifact Pandora's Box]]: One of the episodes was titled "Pandora's Box" and covered this story.
* ParentalBonus -
ParentalBonus: Lots, being a Creator/{{PBS}} show.



* PunctuatedForEmphasis - Cliff Hanger's "Can't. Hold. On. Much. LONGER!!!"

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* PunctuatedForEmphasis - PublicDomainArtifact: One of the episodes was titled "Pandora's Box" and covered this story.
* PunctuatedForEmphasis:
Cliff Hanger's "Can't. Hold. On. Much. LONGER!!!"



* StealthPun: The title is not only a pun on "between the lines", but it also refers to the fact that there are lion statues near the entrance of the library, which you must walk ''between'' to enter. This is a ShoutOut to the lions at the main library of the New York Public Library.

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* StealthPun: The title is not only a pun on "between the lines", but it also refers to the fact that there are lion statues near the entrance of the library, which you must walk ''between'' to enter. This is a ShoutOut to the lions at the main library branch of the New York Public Library.
6th Jan '17 8:24:23 PM MarkLungo
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-->Announcer Bunny here. Don't touch that remote! Here comes Between... THE LIONS!

''Between The Lions'' was a Creator/{{PBS}} kids' show with puppet/marionette animal characters designed to teach reading. As the title suggests, the main characters are a family of lions who live in a library. The series, produced by WGBH Boston, ran from April 3, 2000 until November 22, 2010.

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-->Announcer
->''"Announcer
Bunny here. Don't touch that remote! Here comes [[TitleScream Between... THE LIONS!

LIONS!]]"''

''Between The Lions'' was a Creator/{{PBS}} kids' Creator/PBSKids show with puppet/marionette animal characters designed to teach reading. As the title suggests, the main characters are a family of lions who live in a library. The series, produced by WGBH Boston, ran from April 3, 2000 until November 22, 2010.



* BreakingTheFourthWall - Leona, dressed as a doctor, in "Clickety-Clack, Clickety-Clack!," looks at the camera, saying "Oh, no! You know what we need... a miracle!"

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* BreakingTheFourthWall - BreakingTheFourthWall: Leona, dressed as a doctor, in "Clickety-Clack, Clickety-Clack!," looks at the camera, saying "Oh, no! You know what we need... a miracle!"



* ChuckCunninghamSyndrome: Prominent characters including Click, Walter and Clay Pigeon, among others vanish almost entirely from later episodes of the series.

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* ChuckCunninghamSyndrome: Prominent characters including Click, Walter and Clay Pigeon, among others others, vanish almost entirely from later episodes of the series.



* EverybodyCries: ..when everybody in the library was reading sad stories, no less.
-->''[as Leo is reading ''Literature/TheOldManandtheSea'']''\\

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* EverybodyCries: ..when EverybodyCries: When everybody in the library was reading sad stories, no less.
-->''[as -->(as Leo is reading ''Literature/TheOldManandtheSea'']''\\''Literature/TheOldManAndTheSea'')\\
27th Dec '16 7:11:24 PM JMQwilleran
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* [[PublicDomainArtifact Pandora's Box]]: One of the episodes was titled "Pandora's Box" and covered this story.
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