Gentle Ben (TV Series 1967–1969) Poster



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Followed by 

Gentle Giant (1967)
Gentle Ben (2002) (TV Movie)
Gentle Ben 2: Black Gold (2003) (TV Movie)

Referenced in 

Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In: Episode #2.5 (1968) (TV Episode)
mentioned during the news of the future
Blue Heat (1978)
TV show title mentioned by actor Ray Wells.
H.O.T.S. (1979)
mention of the bear starring on a T.V. show
Sanford: The Still of the Night (1980) (TV Episode)
Fred says the G stands for Gentle Ben when Cal fears Fred will be angry.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Catalina Caper (1990) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Hey, it's Ron Howard's brother!" Joel: "Ben..."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: King Dinosaur (1990) (TV Episode)
Crow (as a bear appears): "Ben!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gamera vs. Gaos (1991) (TV Episode)
Joel: "Ben! Ben!" ; Tom: "Kinda *looks* like Clint Howard."
The Adventures of Pete & Pete: Rangeboy (1993) (TV Episode)
Big Pete and his dad discuss "Gentle Ben."
The Simpsons: Homer Badman (1994) (TV Episode)
Fake animated clip on TV.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Amazing Transparent Man (1995) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Gentle Ben?"
The Critic: All the Duke's Men (1995) (TV Episode)
Jay says that on the next episode, Gentle Ben will maul Newt Gingrich
Boy Meets World: Security Guy (1997) (TV Episode)
Eric refers to the series.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Jack Frost (1997) (TV Episode)
Mike (as bears are shown): "Ben! Ben!"
The Simpsons: Lisa's Sax (1997) (TV Episode)
Referenced in Homer and Marge's rendition of "Those Were the Days"
Just Shoot Me!: Bravefinch (1998) (TV Episode)
Nina says the medication she uses includes pills given to Gentle Ben.
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Sabrina's Real World (1999) (TV Episode)
Sid Wolf mentions the show.
Angel: Sense and Sensitivity (1999) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Pangs (1999) (TV Episode)
Xander calls the bear, Gentle Ben
Nash Bridges: Bear Trap (2001) (TV Episode)
Nash calls a bear Gentle Ben.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Blood Ties (2001) (TV Episode)
Glory: "What I'm tryin' to noodle, is what in the world was the Slayer's little sis doin' here with Gentle Ben?"
The Lone Gunmen: Diagnosis: Jimmy (2001) (TV Episode)
Referenced in dialogue.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.64 (2005) (TV Episode)
Title character is correct response to $400 clue in "Small Screen Critters" category.
ER: Tell Me No Secrets... (2006) (TV Episode)
Ben is called "Gentle Ben"
Arrested Development: The B. Team (2013) (TV Episode)
Ron Howard mentions the show that starred his brother, Clint.

Featured in 

Paws, Claws & Videotape (2010) (TV Movie)
Clips shown and animal discussed

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