The Care Bears Family (1985–1988)
"The Care Bears" (original title)

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Series cast summary:
Dan Hennessey ...
 Brave Heart Lion / ... (57 episodes, 1985-1988)
Bob Dermer ...
 Grumpy Bear (57 episodes, 1985-1988)
Luba Goy ...
 Treat Heart Pig / ... (57 episodes, 1985-1988)
Melleny Brown ...
 Baby Tugs / ... (57 episodes, 1985-1988)
Billie Mae Richards ...
 Bright Heart Raccoon / ... (57 episodes, 1985-1988)
Pauline Rennie ...
 Grams Bear (57 episodes, 1985-1988)
John Stocker ...
 Mr. Beastly (46 episodes, 1986-1988)
Chris Wiggins ...
 No Heart (46 episodes, 1986-1988)
Jim Henshaw ...
 Tenderheart Bear (40 episodes, 1986-1988)
Sunny Besen Thrasher
(40 episodes, 1986-1988)
(40 episodes, 1986-1988)
Tracey Moore ...
 Cheer Bear / ... (33 episodes, 1987-1988)
Eva Almos ...
 Champ Bear / ... (30 episodes, 1985-1987)
(27 episodes, 1988)
Mairon Bennett
(27 episodes, 1988)
Abby Hagyard
(27 episodes, 1988)
Keith Knight
(27 episodes, 1988)
...
 Champ Bear (27 episodes, 1988)
Adam Simpson
(27 episodes, 1988)
(27 episodes, 1988)
(24 episodes, 1985-1986)
...
 Wish Bear (24 episodes, 1985-1986)
Patricia Black ...
 Share Bear (24 episodes, 1985-1986)
Laurie Waller-Benson
(24 episodes, 1985-1986)
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Quotes

Grumpy Bear: ...And Beastly, is still lagging around, some what.
Mr. Beastly: Sure, rub it in.
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Referenced in Van Wilder 2: The Rise of Taj (2006) See more »

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Care Bears Countdown
Written and Performed by John Sebastian
With the voices of Rory Block, Jasmine Veillette & Claudia Medusa
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Dazzling show
8 August 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

**** out of *****

4/5 9/10

They say that "The Care Bears" is aimed for little kids. But, if it is aimed for little kids, why did I like it? I'm a 11-year old and I known this show for within two years. And then I came up with a few thoughts such as "A great show, really funny and heartwarming, which gives a fantastic message for little kids". For me, a Tiny Pop fan myself, I was dazzled by how this show is presented, especially the plot, in the land of Care-a-lot a group of Care bears has funny adventures finding things out and having fun. But the evil Shrieky, Beastly and No-Heart will stop at nothing to get the Care Bears. Also, like I said, this show delivers a great message to young kids, that always be nice and respect your elders and always fight for what you believe in. It was a great inspiration to me too. The theme of the show is, of course, animation. And as well all know, this show was created in the late 80's and the animation is quite old and gloomy. Bit I'll let this one get away with it, because it was made over twenty years ago and I have to say, I quite liked the animation. Overall, it exceeds my expectations, a great education show for young kids and at the end of the show you always learn something.

CARE BEARS COUNTDOWN: 4 3 2 1! YIPPIE!! :)


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