Table of contents
1 Bears in books
2 Bears in plays
3 Animated bears
4 Bears in film
5 Puppet bears
6 Bears in advertising
7 Bears in poetry
8 Bears on Television
9 Miscellaneous
10 See also

Bears in books

Bears in plays

Animated bears

Bears in film

  • Archie in Dr. Dolittle 2

Puppet bears

Bears in advertising

  • Cool, stylish bear in British Hofmeister Beer commercials of the 1970s. "For great lager, follow the bear".
  • the Hamm's Beer bear
  • Talking polar bear from British Fox's Glacier Mint commercials

  • Talking polar bear from British Cresta soft drink commercials of the 1970s
  • Polar bears from international Coca-Cola commercials
  • the Labatt's Blue bear
  • Grizzly bear in ad for Charmin toilet paper
  • "There's a bear in the woods. . ." Presumably representing the Soviet Union, this bear appeared in Ronald Reagan's campaign advertising.
  • Sugar Bear, mascot for General Foods Corporation's Post Sugar Crisp cereal.

Bears in poetry

  • Fuzzy wuzzy
was a bear
Fuzzy wuzzy had no hair
So Fuzzy wuzzy wasn't fuzzy, was he.
  • Bulgy
Algy saw the bear.
The bear saw Algy.
The bear was bulgy.
The bulge was Algy.

Bears on Television

  • Gentle Ben
  • Grizzly Bear companion to television's "Grizzly Adams"


  • Smokey the Bear, mascot of the U.S. Forest Service, who insist that his correct name is Smokey Bear. No the. "Remember, only YOU can prevent forest fires." (He is also only semi-fictional, as he was based on a "real" Smokey Bear.)
  • Gladly, the Cross-Eyed Bear, a mondegreen created from the misheard lyrics of a hymn (Gladly, the Cross I'd bear. . .). Used as the name of Baby Grumpling's teddy bear in British comic strip The Perishers.
  • Pooky, Garfield's cute huggable teddy bear.

See also