Bear in the Big Blue House (1997– )

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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 »

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Series cast summary:
Noel MacNeal ...
 Bear (9 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Tutter (8 episodes, 1997-1998)
Vicki Eibner ...
 Ojo (8 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Treelo (8 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Luna (8 episodes, 1997-1998)
Tara Mooney ...
 Shadow (7 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Bonnie Bunny, additional puppeteer (6 episodes, 2002-2003)
James J. Kroupa ...
 Otto (4 episodes, 1998)
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 Jack the Dog (2 episodes, 1999)
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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

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Bear: He was busy measuring things to see if they fit into his mousehole.
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Not Sesame Street but warm, engaging and good for preschool kids
27 December 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

For readers that think I have slowly started to crumble into a world of watching television for the sake of seeing colourful images moving, I must clarify that I came to The Bear a year ago as part of helping out some friends. A young family stayed with me in my house and they included two children of about 2 and 3 years old. Each morning as I was eating breakfast, the children would be merrily watching the Bear on channel 5 and joining in with his fun. So, from their critical point of view the show certainly appears to have worked – but they cannot type so damn them and damn their opinions.

Watching it as an adult I must admit that it is a good product that has the strengths of the genre but has none of the major weaknesses that you would associate with something like Barney. Bear is actually quite a warm character and he has a bit of personality behind him rather than just churning out phrases and corny clichés. The fact that the other characters are pretty good also helps as, although they are cute of course, they are not so sickly that I ever feared becoming diabetic from just watching it. It has a nice warm feel to it and Bear approaches the audience like a kindly Uncle rather than doing patronising baby talk. It isn't quite Sesame Street but it has more of that feel than the dreaded dinosaur. The characters all look good and are well delivered (although Shadow as an idea is just plain creepy if you ask me) and the voice work matches it all well.

Overall this is an enjoyable show for pre-school kids that can be watched by adults without getting annoying in the way that some others do. Like I said, not Sesame Street but effective nonetheless.


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