- Network: PBS
- Series Premiere Date: Sep 14, 1985
- Starring: Ruth Buzzi, David Mendenhall, Christina Lange
Based on the fantastic and best-selling book series, The Berenstain Bears, written by Jan and Stan Berenstain, brings you a cartoon television series that stems from cartoons which aired from 1985 to 1987 on CBS Saturday mornings.
After a number of NBC television specials between 1979 andBased on the fantastic and best-selling book series, The Berenstain Bears, written by Jan and Stan Berenstain, brings you a cartoon television series that stems from cartoons which aired from 1985 to 1987 on CBS Saturday mornings.
After a number of NBC television specials between 1979 and 1983, it finally became a series adapted from selective texts. Later, many of the episodes were released on VHS (1988-1989), and was reformatted in the early 1990's, along with one LaserDisc of the Berenstain Bears cartoon, before that technology took a backseat to the superior DVD format.
The Berenstain Family Papa Q. Bear, a woods bear, who always helps others, sharing his wisdom, but also has a bad tamper with troubling situations. Mama Bear is a great quilter, and is a great problem solver. Brother Bear has interests in dinosaurs and he loves to play soccer, while Sister Bear is an expert at jump-roping and is Lizzy Bruin's best friend. Honey Bear is introduced later in the book series as a new family member of the Berenstains. Grizzly Gran is the grandmother who gives good advice and treats, and Grizzly Gramps is the grandfather of Brother and Sister Bear and father of Papa. Cousin Fred is the son to Dot and Ed, and Brother's best friend.
Friends of the Cubs Lizzy Bruin is the sister to brother, Barry and best friends with Sister Bear. Brother and Sister's friend, Bigpaw is feared by many, as Queenie McBear is a student at Bear Country School. She is a sister to twin brothers, and the daughter of the owner of a Real Estate agent. Babs Bruno, Anna and Millie are also friends of the Cubs.
The School Jane, Bob, Honeybear, and Hrizzmeyer are some of the teacher's at Bear Country. Honeycomb is the principal at the school, while Grizzly Gus is the kids' bus driver. Jane is the Scout Leader of the Cubs, while Dr. Wise Old Owl is the Bear Scouts' faithful friend.
Villians Too Tall Grizzly, always up to no good with his gang members, Vinny, Smirk, and Skuzz, as another villian is on the loose. This is a con man named, Raffish Ralph/Ripoff Ralph
Other Farmer Ben is an award-winning farmer, alongside his wife, Mrs. Ben, who enjoys cooking and works very hard. Actual Factual is an intelligent professor who works at the Bearsonian Institution, while Gert Grizzly is a doctor, and Maguerite is a police officer. The mayor, Honeypot is the husband to Mrs. Honeypot, and Mrs. Grizzle is Brother and Sister's favorite babysitter. Neighbors of the Bear family are Mr. Skunk and Miz McGrizz.This way to Bear Country.
You'll know when you're there.
As soon as you enter,
You'll feel like a bear.
A great grizzly bear,
A Berenstain Bear!
We are the Berenstain Bears
Mama, Papa, Sister, Brother
We appreciate each other
We live in a split-level tree
Mama, Papa, Sister, and me!
Snug as bugs in our split-level tree.
Here are more Berenstain Bears:
Actual Factual, Big Paw, Raffish Ralph,
Horace T. Honeypot, I'm the Mayor.
Lots, lots more - bears galore!Version # 2:Somewhere deep in Bear Country
Live the Berenstain Bear family
They're kind of furry around the torso
They're a lot like people only more-so (CHORUS):
The bear fact is that they're just like you and me
The only difference is they live in a tree
The Berenstain BearsWhen things go wrong as things might do
The Berenstain Bears will find a way through
Mama, Papa, Sister and Brother will always be there for each other (CHORUS):
The bear fact is that they can be sweet as honey
Sometimes you'll find they might be just plain funnyThe Berenstain Bears (repeat 1x)… Expand
- Genre(s): Comedy, Animation, Kids
- Season 1 premiere date: Sep 14, 1985
- Episode Length: 30
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