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11 September 1971 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Animated series centering on three bears who live in a zoo. Every now and then they try to sneak out of the zoo... See more »
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Let's split... See more (7 total) »

Cast

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Daws Butler ... Hair Bear (3 episodes, 1971)

William Callaway ... Square Bear (3 episodes, 1971)

Paul Winchell ... Bubi Bear (3 episodes, 1971)
John Stephenson ... Eustace P. Peevly (3 episodes, 1971)
Joe E. Ross ... Botch (3 episodes, 1971)
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Series Directed by
Joseph Barbera (2 episodes, 1971)
William Hanna (2 episodes, 1971)
 
Series Writing credits
Joel Kane (1 episode, 1971)
Heywood Kling (1 episode, 1971)
Howard Morganstern (1 episode, 1971)
Joe Ruby (1 episode, 1971)

Ken Spears (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Joseph Barbera .... producer (2 episodes, 1971)
William Hanna .... producer (2 episodes, 1971)
Alex Lovy .... associate producer (2 episodes, 1971)
 
Series Original Music by
Ted Nichols (1 episode, 1971)
 
Series Production Design by
Iwao Takamoto (1 episode, 1971)
 
Series Production Management
Victor O. Schipek .... production supervisor (1 episode, 1971)
 
Series Art Department
Cullen Blaine .... story director (2 episodes, 1971)
Brad Case .... story director (2 episodes, 1971)
Earl Klein .... story director (2 episodes, 1971)
Lewis Marshall .... story director (2 episodes, 1971)
George Singer .... story director (2 episodes, 1971)
Paul Sommer .... story director (2 episodes, 1971)
Warren Tufts .... story director (2 episodes, 1971)
 
Series Sound Department
Peter Aries .... sound reader (2 episodes, 1971)
Earl Bennett .... sound effects editor (2 episodes, 1971)
Bill Getty .... sound director (2 episodes, 1971)
Wayne Hughes .... sound effects editor (2 episodes, 1971)
Richard Olson .... sound director (2 episodes, 1971)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Charles Flekal .... camera operator (2 episodes, 1971)
Norman Stainback .... camera operator (2 episodes, 1971)
Marshall Valdez .... camera operator (2 episodes, 1971)
Roy Wade .... camera operator (2 episodes, 1971)
 
Series Animation Department
Izzy Ellis .... animator (4 episodes, 1971)
Hugh Fraser .... animator (4 episodes, 1971)
Bob Goe .... animator (4 episodes, 1971)
Jerry Hathcock .... animator (4 episodes, 1971)
Kenneth Muse .... animator (4 episodes, 1971)
Don Patterson .... animator (4 episodes, 1971)
Tom Ray .... animator (4 episodes, 1971)
Vive Risto .... animator (4 episodes, 1971)
Lloyd Vaughan .... animator (4 episodes, 1971)
Carlo Vinci .... animator (4 episodes, 1971)
Frank Andrina .... animator (2 episodes, 1971)
Roman Arambula .... layout artist (2 episodes, 1971)
Fernando Arce .... background artist (2 episodes, 1971)
Ed Barge .... animator (2 episodes, 1971)
Daniela Bielecka .... background artist (2 episodes, 1971)
William Butler .... background artist (2 episodes, 1971)
Philip DeGuard .... background artist (2 episodes, 1971)
Lee Dyer .... animator (2 episodes, 1971)
Jerry Eisenberg .... layout artist (2 episodes, 1971)
Jim Fletcher .... layout artist (2 episodes, 1971)
Robert Gentle .... background artist (2 episodes, 1971)
Robert Givens .... layout artist (2 episodes, 1971)
Jan Green .... layout artist (2 episodes, 1971)
Roberta Greutert .... ink and paint supervisor (2 episodes, 1971)
Gary Hoffman .... layout artist (2 episodes, 1971)
Homer Jonas .... layout artist (2 episodes, 1971)
Charles A. Nichols .... animation director (2 episodes, 1971)
Cathy Patrick .... background artist (2 episodes, 1971)
Walt Peregoy .... background artist (2 episodes, 1971)
Curt Perkins .... background artist (2 episodes, 1971)
Morey Reden .... animator (2 episodes, 1971)
Joel Seibel .... layout artist (2 episodes, 1971)
Terry Slade .... layout artist (2 episodes, 1971)
Grace Stanzell .... layout artist (2 episodes, 1971)
Takashi .... layout artist (2 episodes, 1971)
Don Watson .... background artist (2 episodes, 1971)
Robert 'Tiger' West .... xerographer (2 episodes, 1971)
 
Series Editorial Department
Larry C. Cowan .... editorial supervisor (1 episode, 1971)
William E. DeBoer .... negative consultant (1 episode, 1971)
Joed Eaton .... post-production (1 episode, 1971)
 
Series Music Department
Pat Foley .... music editor (2 episodes, 1971)
Ted Nichols .... musical director (2 episodes, 1971)
 
Series Other crew
Frank Paiker .... technical supervisor (1 episode, 1971)
Iraj Paran .... titles (1 episode, 1971)
 

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Runtime:
30 min (16 episodes)
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1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono | Mono (RCA Sound Recording)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The full names of the zookeepers are Eustace P. Peevly and Lionel J. Botch.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in All-Star Comedy Ice Revue (1978) (TV)See more »

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5 out of 19 people found the following review useful.
Let's split..., 20 August 2004
Author: Tyrone_Smollox from UK

Nothing about this weird addition to the Hanna-Barbera canon made sense. The bears had an invisible motorbike, which they hopped on seemingly at will. As a child, I found this confusing and weird, and not very funny at all. The inside of the bears' cave was spartan and 'realistic', until buttons were pressed and it turned into an ultra-modern pad with a fridge, a TV and lavish beds. This wasn't funny either, just a bit of contrived 'hi-tech' business that now seems so embarrassingly dated, as passe as jet-pack travel and monorails. One set piece I remember was one of the bears holding a switched-on vacuum cleaner in the air, explaining "this is my solution to the pollution", before one of the keepers jammed the nozzle on his nose. But his nose didn't stretch, it turned into a spear-shaped appendage which he then used to pick up rubbish. WHAT?! The bottom line is, this series was a ragbag of surreal ideas and low-brow comedy that didn't gel, let alone make one single scrap of sense. Nobody's finest hour.

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