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The Bear Who Slept Through Christmas (1973)

While the rest of the world is getting ready for Christmas, all the bears in Bearbank are getting ready to sleep... except for Ted E. Bear. Ted gets curious about Christmas so he learns the meaning from Santa Claus himself.
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Santa Claus (voice) (as Robert Holt)
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Weather Bear (voice)
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Honey Bear (voice)
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Caryn Paperny ...
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Ted Edward Bear (voice)
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Patti Bear (voice)
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While the rest of the world is getting ready for Christmas, all the bears in Bearbank are getting ready to sleep... except for Ted E. Bear. Ted gets curious about Christmas so he learns the meaning from Santa Claus himself.

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Followed by The Great Bear Scare (1983) See more »

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Good King Wenceslas
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Written by John M. Neale and Thomas Helmore
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Great Christmas Special!
16 December 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is my absolute favorite Christmas special. I have not gone a year without watching it. There are several stories about bears not wanting to hibernate through Christmas. But this one is unique and not one of the others holds a candle to it. I have a VHS but would love a DVD. This special is cute, funny, and catchy. Ted is my favorite character ever (aside from Mickey). In fact, I still have a plush Ted E. Bear that I got when I was one for Christmas. I wouldn't give up my Teddy for anything! I seem to be the only person out there who has one of these bears. My poor Ted lost his clothes and bow-tie. But he looks great for being almost 30 years old!


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