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Rock-a-Bye Bear (1952)

Approved  |   |  Animation, Family, Comedy  |  12 July 1952 (USA)
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Spike gets a job running the house for a hibernating bear. Only problem is that same bear is VERY noise-sensitive, and Spike's got a rival that wants his job.

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Dog pound proprietor / Joe Bear (voice)
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Storyline

Spike gets a job running the house for a hibernating bear. Only problem is that same bear is VERY noise-sensitive, and Spike's got a rival that wants his job. Written by Reidar Lyng <groucho@phc.chalmers.se>

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12 July 1952 (USA)  »

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Björn i ide  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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After the bear kicks Spike his scarf disappears and remains missing for the rest of the cartoon. See more »

Quotes

Joe Bear: [shouting at Spike from across the room from his bedroom door] GOOD NIGHT!
[Joe then slams the door shut]
Spike: [softly] Good night.
[Joe runs out of the bedroom and gets in Spike's face]
Joe Bear: [shouting at Spike] SHUT UP! QUIET! I SAID, QUIET! What's the matter? You deef or something?
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Too painful to watch!
8 May 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

What happened to the Barney bear we all loved? This sure as hell ain't him! That's what happens when they took Fred Avery's chain off - he goes nuts! Barney bear, a usually even tempered benign character is reduced to a drooling slobbering monster with no face other than a hole filled with teeth. I don't care if he IS trying to sleep, his violent outbursts and brutal nature are totally out of place and out of character here. I don't find any redemption in this positively awful film. It's something you'd expect from the likes of John K or other punks that take the medium and turn it to crap. This film would shoehorn well into the "new wave" of contemporary animation where "mean" and "cruel" are considered hip and cool! Not only is it not funny or clever in any way, it's just a waste of good animation.


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