The Berenstain Bears 1985
The Bears

The Berenstain Bears is an Australian-American co-produced animated television series based on Stan and Jan Berenstain's Berenstain Bears children's book series, produced by Hanna-Barbera and Southern Star Productions. In the 2000s syndicated reruns, it was also produced by DIC Entertainment and distributed by Tribune Entertainment.

It aired on the United States from September 14, 1985 until March 7, 1987 on CBS with over 52 11-minute episodes in 26 half-hour shows produced. Each show consisted of two episodes, the first being an adaptation of one of the books, the second being an original story.

The series was nominated in 1987 for a Daytime Emmy award for Outstanding Performer in Children's Programming; it was also nominated that year for a Humanitas Prize in the category of Non-Prime Time Children's Animated Show.


  • Brian Cummings - Papa Q. Bear, Mayor Honeypot, Too Tall, Bigpaw, Jake, additional voices
  • Ruth Buzzi - Mama Bear, Grizzly Gran, Teacher Jane, Officer Marguerite, Queen Nectar, additional voices
  • David Mendenhall - Brother Bear
  • Christina Lange - Sister Bear
  • Josh Rodine - Cousin Freddy
  • Frank Welker - Raffish Ralph, Actual Factual, Weasel McGreed, Farmer Ben, Henchweasels, additional voices
  • Julian B. Wilson - Additional Male Voices
  • Marissa Mendenhall - Additional Female Voices

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List of Berenstain Bears (1985 TV series) Episodes