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The Berenstain Bears Meet Bigpaw (1980)

It's Thanksgiving in Bear Country, and the Bear Family get nervous when Mama Bear thinks they've gotten a sign that the "Thanksgiving Legend of Bigpaw" is coming true. The legend says that ... See full summary »
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Papa Bear (voice)
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Bigpaw / Announcer (voice)
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Jonathan Lewis ...
Brother Bear (voice)
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It's Thanksgiving in Bear Country, and the Bear Family get nervous when Mama Bear thinks they've gotten a sign that the "Thanksgiving Legend of Bigpaw" is coming true. The legend says that when bears get greedy and don't share their harvest, Bigpaw will come to destroy Bear Country. Eventually, the bears all learn a lesson about who Bigpaw really is, and they celebrate the holiday. Written by Lizzie Modern

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Bigpaw speaks more intelligently, and appears more intimidating, than he did on the subsequent The Berenstain Bears (1985) series. See more »

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Followed by The Berenstain Bears Play Ball (1983) See more »

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For very undiscriminating 5-year olds
16 July 2009 | by (Marina del Rey, CA) – See all my reviews

Rip-off of 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' where a big beast comes down from above the snow-line to give the bears in town a hard time whenever they start acting greedy..... huh?

Created by Stan and Jan Berenstain. Maybe these two ought to make their own 'Peanuts' cartoon starring themselves as 'Charlie Brown' and his sister 'Sally'..... they could call it 'Pea-brains'. First aired in November of 1980; nothing but a 30-minute chip-shot attempt to manufacture a holiday 'special' to sell as the Thanksgiving equivalent to the Christmas season's 'Grinch'.

This one belongs in permanent hibernation.


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