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  • Between the Lions (1999–2011)
  • TV-Y
    TV Series | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Between the Lions (1999–2011)
TV-Y
TV Series | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

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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Seasons
11   |   10   |   9   |   8   |   7   |   6   |   5   |   4  | …   See all
Creators
Kathryn Mullen (created by) (writer) | Norman Stiles (created by) (editorial director) (writer) | Christopher Cerf (writer) (created by) | Lou Berger (created by) | Michael K. Frith (created by) (writer)
Head writer
Norman Stiles (created by) (editorial director) (writer)
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Sep 30, 1999

Release date (First episode)
Apr 3, 2000 (United States)

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Cast

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80 cast members
Name Episodes Known for
Anthony Asbury
Lionel / Lionel Lion / Arty Smartypants / Watson Lionel / Lionel Lion / Arty Smartypants / Watson   See fewer
129
Jennifer Barnhart
Cleo / Grey Hand / Information Hen (segment: "Information Hen") / Monkey Singer / Swami Marmy (segment: "The Great Smartini") Cleo / Grey Hand / Information Hen (segment: "Information Hen") / Monkey Singer / Swami Marmy (segment: "The Great Smartini")   See fewer
129
Peter Linz
Theo / Heath the Thesaurus / Announcer Bunny / Announcer Bunny (segment "Bertice Berry" and "The Great Smartini") / Gawain Theo / Heath the Thesaurus / Announcer Bunny / Announcer Bunny (segment "Bertice Berry" and "The Great Smartini") / Gawain   See fewer
129
Fred Newman
Self / The Golf Announcer / Self (segment: "Fred Says") / The Golf Announcer (segment "Tiger Words") Self / The Golf Announcer / Self (segment: "Fred Says") / The Golf Announcer (segment "Tiger Words")   See fewer
95
75
54
Ruth Westheimer
Dr. Ruth Wordheimer / Dr. Ruth Wordheimer (segment: "The Word Doctor with Dr. Ruth Wordheimer") / Ruth Westheimer (segment: "The Word Doctor with Dr. Ruth Wordheimer") Dr. Ruth Wordheimer / Dr. Ruth Wordheimer (segment: "The Word Doctor with Dr. Ruth Wordheimer") / Ruth Westheimer (segment: "The Word Doctor with Dr. Ruth Wordheimer")   See fewer
28
Noel MacNeal
Lionel Lionel   See fewer
20
Chris Phillips
Cliff Hanger Cliff Hanger   See fewer
16
Stephen Scott Scarpulla
Bunny-Season Announcer Bunny-Season Announcer   See fewer
10
7
Tim Lagasse
Arty Smartypants / Barnaby B. Busterfield III / Arty Smartypants (segment: "The Great Smartini") / Barnaby B. Busterfeild III / Fuzzy Wuzzy / … See more Arty Smartypants / Barnaby B. Busterfield III / Arty Smartypants (segment: "The Great Smartini") / Barnaby B. Busterfeild III / Fuzzy Wuzzy / Gus / Larry the Lost Rock   See fewer
6
Michael K. Frith
Announcer Bunny (segment "Bertice Berry") / Cliff Hanger Narrator / Sam Spud / Sam Spud (segment: "Sam Spud: Par-Boiled Potato Detective") / Sir "et" / The Lion Announcer Bunny (segment "Bertice Berry") / Cliff Hanger Narrator / Sam Spud / Sam Spud (segment: "Sam Spud: Par-Boiled Potato Detective") / Sir "et" / The Lion   See fewer
4
Alison Fraser
Babs Caplan Babs Caplan   See fewer
4
Heather Asch
Clay Pigeon / Click / Girl Monkey / The Mouse Clay Pigeon / Click / Girl Monkey / The Mouse   See fewer
3
Tyler Bunch
Walter Pigeon / Dr. Nitwhite (segment "Dunderhead Lab with Dr. Nitwhite and Watson") Walter Pigeon / Dr. Nitwhite (segment "Dunderhead Lab with Dr. Nitwhite and Watson")   See fewer
3
Jim Napolitano
Additional Roles Additional Roles   See fewer
3
3
2
Faith Prince
Lady Esther Lady Esther   See fewer
2
Kate Berner
Monica Maxwell (segment: "The Un-People vs. The Re-People") Monica Maxwell (segment: "The Un-People vs. The Re-People")   See fewer
2
2
2
Bruno Kirby
Sad Dad / Self Sad Dad / Self   See fewer
2
2
2
Misha Gonz-Cirkl
Actress Actress   See fewer
2
Caroll Spinney
Big Bird Big Bird   See fewer
1
1
1
Joe James
The Librarian The Librarian   See fewer
1
James Patrick Lockett
BTC Announcer BTC Announcer   See fewer
1
1
Nicki Richards
Martha Reader Martha Reader   See fewer
1
Christopher Cerf
Larry / Self Larry / Self   See fewer
1
Babi Floyd
Sock / Vowells Announcer Sock / Vowells Announcer   See fewer
1
1
1
Paulette McWilliams
Fonix Lead Singer: (segment: "Fonix") Fonix Lead Singer: (segment: "Fonix")   See fewer
1
Elisabeth Withers-Mendes
Fonix Backup Singer: (segment: "Fonix") Fonix Backup Singer: (segment: "Fonix")   See fewer
1
Sharon Bryant
Fonix Backup Singer: (segment: "Fonix") Fonix Backup Singer: (segment: "Fonix")   See fewer
1
Trevor Heins
Library Child Library Child   See fewer
1
1
Emilio Delgado
The Ram The Ram   See fewer
1
Marilyn Sokol
Strange Old Lady Strange Old Lady   See fewer
1
1
1
1
Rick Lyon
Actor Actor   See fewer
1
Kim Carrell
Library Patron Library Patron   See fewer
1
1
Ossie Davis
Woodcutter Woodcutter   See fewer
1
Ruby Dee
Woodcutter's Wife Woodcutter's Wife   See fewer
1
David Garrison
Count Chester the Congested Count Chester the Congested   See fewer
1
Denny Dillon
Old Lady Old Lady   See fewer
1
1
Michael McGrath
Lester the Jester Lester the Jester   See fewer
1
1
1
Reg E. Cathey
King Ray King Ray   See fewer
1
Paul Benedict
Fay's Father Fay's Father   See fewer
1
Matt Vogel
Rumpelstiltskin Rumpelstiltskin   See fewer
1
Martin P. Robinson
Grandpa Lion Grandpa Lion   See fewer
1
1
1
Lisa Buckley
Monkey Monkey   See fewer
1
1
Carmen Osbahr
Sierra Sierra   See fewer
1
Keri Horn
Kayree the Cajun Hound Dog Kayree the Cajun Hound Dog   See fewer
1
1
James J. Kroupa
Walter Pigeon (2001) Walter Pigeon (2001)   See fewer
Paul McGinnis
Puppeteer Puppeteer   See fewer
BJ Guyer
Puppeteer Puppeteer   See fewer
Richard O'Connor
Gold Knight Gold Knight   See fewer
David Matthew Feldman
Puppeteer Puppeteer   See fewer
Scott Dodson
Silver Knight Silver Knight   See fewer
Charles Reese
Joe, The Mailman (uncredited) Joe, The Mailman (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Nicole Brown
Swing Dancer (uncredited) Swing Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
1
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