Signing Time Wiki
Advertisement
Main

Zoo Train
Zoo train title card.png
Airdate February 26, 2006
Season 1
Episode 9
Previous The Great Outdoors
Next My Day

The Zoo Train (or simply just Zoo Train) is a Signing Time! episode from season one. It aired on PBS Kids in the United States on February 26, 2006. It was the ninth episode of the first season aired in the United States.

Characters

Summary

Alex, Leah, Hopkins, and Rachel teach ASL signs for animals often seen at the zoo.

Songs

Note: This is based on the album's track list.

  1. Signing Time! Theme
  2. Zoo Train
  3. Walkin' Through the Zoo
  4. Guess What I Am
  5. In the Water
  6. Zoo Train (reprise)

Plot

Intro - Rachel welcomes Alex, Leah, Hopkins, and the viewers to sing and sign with us.

This is Rachel's favorite song.

Rachel signs the words rhinoceros, bat, seal, panda, hippopotamus, zebra, tiger, and lion in American Sign Language.

Rachel signs the words monkey, kangaroo, camel, gorilla, crocodile, elephant, penguin, and giraffe in American Sign Language.

Rachel signs the words starfish, shrimp, lobster, crab, octopus, dolphin, whale, and shark in American Sign Language.

After the song is over, Rachel waves goodbye to the viewers and the episode ends.

The end credits roll with the song playing: "Zoo Train".

Signing Time! ABCs: Rachel signs the letters A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, and Z in American Sign Language.

Sign Review

  1. Rhinoceros
  2. Bat
  3. Seal
  4. Panda
  5. Hippopotamus
  6. Zebra
  7. Tiger
  8. Lion
  9. Monkey
  10. Kangaroo
  11. Camel
  12. Gorilla
  13. Crocodile
  14. Elephant
  15. Penguin
  16. Giraffe
  17. Starfish
  18. Shrimp
  19. Lobster
  20. Crab
  21. Octopus
  22. Dolphin
  23. Whale
  24. Shark

Trivia

  • This is the last episode to feature a 2005 different font style.
  • This is the second and final episode without a child narrating the title card. The first was in "Everyday Signs".
  • This is the 9th episode of the series.
  • This is the only episode to premiere in February 26, 2006.
  • This episode is upside down before Rachel signs "bat".
  • Rachel Coleman hangs upside down like a bat.
  • The scene that does this is where Alex and Leah see the bats hanging upside down on their branches.
  • This is the 9th appearance of Rachel Coleman.
  • This is the 9th appearance of Alex and Leah.
  • All 24 animals are rhinoceros, bat, seal, panda, hippopotamus, zebra, tiger, lion, monkey, kangaroo, camel, gorilla, crocodile, elephant, penguin, giraffe, starfish, shrimp, lobster, crab, octopus, dolphin, whale, and shark.
  • This is the only episode to listen to zoo animal sounds.
  • This is the 6th appearance of Hopkins the Frog.
  • The signs are rhinoceros, bat, seal, panda, hippopotamus, zebra, tiger, lion, monkey, kangaroo, camel, gorilla, crocodile, elephant, penguin, giraffe, starfish, shrimp, lobster, crab, octopus, dolphin, whale, and shark.
  • The DVD Menu and end credits playing in the background is the Zoo Train song.
  • The Signing Time! Theme, Zoo Train, Walkin' Through the Zoo, Guess What I Am, and In the Water songs of this episode were featured in the Come Sing with Us, Volumes 7-9 CD album.

Gallery


Series 1 Episodes
My First Signs | Playtime Signs | Everyday Signs | Family, Feelings, and Fun | ABC Signs | My Favorite Things | Leah's Farm | The Great Outdoors | Zoo Train | My Day | My Neighborhood | Time to Eat | Welcome to School
Advertisement