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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Connections

Referenced in How It Should Have Ended: Mortal Kombat (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Care Bears Countdown
Written and Performed by John Sebastian
With the voices of Rory Block, Jasmine Veillette & Claudia Medusa
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Charming, enchanting and sadly....seemingly lost
21 October 2002 | by See all my reviews

The Care Bears seem to mean different things to different people, some hate them with a passion that is almost holy while others, like myself can look back at them and see the warm fuzzy memories of childhood. There are doubtlessly other variations between those two extremes, those just happen to be the two examples I've run across.

I have always loved the Care Bears, like so many of the cartoons of the eighties, the combined good animation (well at least good for the day), that has held up relatively well over the years, with interesting storylines that don't feature the violence and sheer stupidity that so many 'kids shows' do today. Even when the 'new care bears' was released (and it wasn't quite as good) Care Bears continued to actually teach kids something about life through it's cute little half-hour episodes...can you really say that about Barney and Friends or Teletubbies? Please.

Some of the episodes are still out on video, do yourself a favour and pick one up...a walk down memory lane never really hurt anyone.


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