Bear lives in a Big Blue House with several of his muppet friends: Treelo the lemur, Ojo the bear cub, Tutter the mouse, and Pip and Pop the otters. Every day bear uses his reassuringly ... See full summary »
Reviews
Popularity
3,906 ( 530)

On Disc

at Amazon

Episodes

Seasons


Years



4   3   2   1  
2006   2003   2002   1999   1998   1997  
6 wins & 21 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Rolie Polie Olie (TV Series 1998)
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Olie, his sister Zowie, and his best friend Billy live as robots and discover the values of friendship, family, and growing up to be a great kid.

Stars: Cole Caplan, Adrian Truss, Kristen Bone
Franklin (TV Series 1997)
Animation | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The popular children's books, written by Paulette Bourgeois, come alive in this television series about a turtle named Franklin. Each episode has a story of Franklin and his friends. You'll... See full summary »

Stars: Noah Reid, Elizabeth Saunders, Leah Renee
Bananas in Pyjamas (1992–2001)
Animation | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

The many adventures of full-size bananas, B1 and B2. They live on Cuddles Avenue which is also home to three Teddies (Amy, Lulu and Morgan) and a sneaky Rat-in-a-Hat.

Stars: Karina Kelly, Nicholas Opolski, Taylor Owyns
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A six year old girl has endless adventures with a tame beast and somewhat fussy pig in Nowhere Land meeting new friends and going to new places.

Stars: Kristen Bone, John McGrath, Tamara Bernier
Little Bill (TV Series 1999)
Animation | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A smart, inquisitive five year old boy called "Little Bill" explores what life is like with the help of his big imagination.

Stars: Gregory Hines, Xavier Pritchett, Phylicia Rashad
Clifford the Big Red Dog (2000–2003)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The adventures of a larger-than-life red dog on Bridwell Island.

Stars: John Ritter, Grey DeLisle, Cree Summer
Blue's Clues (1996–2007)
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Blue is a puppy who puts her paw prints on three clues. Steve has to deduce the clues (with the help of off-screen children) to figure out what Blue wants to do.

Stars: Steve Burns, Traci Paige Johnson, Seth O'Hickory
Little Bear (1995–2003)
Animation | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Based upon a series of children's books, a grizzly cub has many misadventures with his friends.

Stars: Kristin Fairlie, Andrew Sabiston, Jennifer Martini
Bob the Builder (TV Series 1999)
Animation | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Bob the Builder is the animated adventures of Bob and his machines. Working together to overcome various challenges they get the job done.

Stars: Rob Rackstraw, Kate Harbour, Neil Morrissey
Dragon Tales (TV Series 1999)
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Two children find a dragonscale, and have fun socializing with dragons.

Stars: Andrea Libman, Danny McKinnon, Ty Olsson
Postman Pat (TV Series 1981)
Animation | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

This classic children's series follows the adventures of everyone's favourite postman as he carries out his mail rounds in the village of Greendale.

Stars: Ken Barrie, Carole Boyd, Janet James
PB&J Otter (TV Series 1998)
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Peanut (the big brother), Jelly (his sister), and Baby Butter (their baby sister) Otter live on a houseboat on the shore of Lake Hoohaw, along with all of their friends. Whenever they get ... See full summary »

Stars: Adam Rose, Brook Jenell Slack, Gina Marie Tortorici
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Luna (108 episodes, 1997-2003)
...
 Ray the Sun (41 episodes, 1997-2002)
Edit

Storyline

Bear lives in a Big Blue House with several of his muppet friends: Treelo the lemur, Ojo the bear cub, Tutter the mouse, and Pip and Pop the otters. Every day bear uses his reassuringly shaggy presence to help solve problems and explore a different topic of the day (for instance "finding" or "helping"). He also frequently talks to his other friends, Shadow, who tells stories and sings nursery rhymes, and Luna the moon, who helps provide 'The Big Picture'. Written by Stephanie Paris

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Family | Musical

Certificate:

TV-Y | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

20 October 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bear en la gran casa azul  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

A Jim Henson show for preschoolers shown on Playhouse Disney in the late 90s to early 2000s. See more »

Quotes

Tutter: Oh, cheddar chunks! Oh, brie!
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Best Worst Movie (2009) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Great for the littlest of kids
8 September 2006 | by (Utah, United States) – See all my reviews

This is my 2-year-old's favorite show, hands down. It is also the one show that will hold my 6-month-old son's attention for very long. I don't know what he enjoys about the show, but he always gets a big grin on his face when he sees Bear.

This show teaches a lot more than just colors and shapes, Bear talks about sharing, taking turns, being clean and more. He is sweet without being sappy, the songs are memorable and fun without being annoying and the rest of the characters are peppy without being hyper. Most of all, I LOVE how kind everyone is to each other, how all the characters are polite, respectful and say please and thank you. Too many children's programs are leaning towards sassy, sarcastic characters who look down on and disrespect everyone else.

This is a show that my husband and I will sit down and watch with our kids. I even look forward to the "Shadow" stories because they usually make me laugh. And I admit that we spend a lot of time trying to figure out how the giant Bear puppet works! :)

Good job Bear. 5 stars from this happy mom!! * * * * *


3 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page