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The animated show ran for 65 episodes and six seasons, from 1985 until 1991. It began on NBC, moved to ABC and the finished in first-run syndication. The Gummi Bears series tells the tale of a group of bears who are the last of their kind, live deep in the woods, and hold the secret to the coveted Gummiberry Juice.
The theme song is typically a catchy, jaunty tune but Keys chose to cover it in a very dramamtic way. Here's the original and then Keys' performance from tonight.
What do you think? Which version do you prefer? Did you watch the animated series?
Jimmy Fallon continues to be the king of presenting quirky musical numbers. On Wednesday, he welcomed Alicia Keys to NBC’s Late Night, where the singer's rendition of the Gummi Bears theme song really sold the idea that candy-inspired bears will fight for what’s right, no matter what. Story: Alicia Keys on Voting for Obama, Her 'Hunger Games' Connection For those needing a refresher, Disney’s The Adventures of the Gummi Bears ran from 1985-1991 and chronicled the tales of seven bears endowed with magical abilities, such as the power to bounce really, really high thanks to special juice they drank. (No
- Aaron Couch
As Halloween approaches and candy lands in the hands of youngsters by the bagful, there's the slimmest of possibilities that some Hollywood producer will look at a Kit-Kat or a bag of Sour Patch Kids and think, "Hey, this should be a movie!" Think I'm crazy? Well it's happened already and it actually worked out pretty well for Disney. As the story goes, Disney CEO Michael Eisner found inspiration for an animated show when his young son asked for a particular type of candy. The show went on to become Disney's earliest successful animated series with a six-season run and 65 airings comprising some 95 episodes! Find out why this should be revisited after the jump. Hollywood! Adapt this: Disney's Adventures of the Gummi Bears. Today's installment of "Hollywood! Adapt This" will be a project skewed toward kids and candy; quite appropriate for the upcoming holiday, I think. The animated Gummi Bears »
- Dave Trumbore
3 items from 2012
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