In 1997, Bear in the Big Blue House hit television screens for the first time. The children’s show, produced by Jim Henson Television, followed the story of a jolly, friendly bear, and his adventures with his pals Ojo, Tutter, Treelo, Pip, Pop, and Shadow.

Similar to other Henson productions, Bear in the Big Blue House was fun, colourful, and filled with heart. The show told engaging stories, aimed at capturing the imagination of young viewers, and featured songs and gags that would encourage audiences to be creative and expressive.

During its run, Bear in the Big Blue House proved very popular with children and parents alike. The series picked up a number of awards, including three Daytime Emmys and a Parent’s Choice Gold Award, and never failed to put a smile on the face of its target audience. But how many episodes of Bear in the Big Blue House were produced?

Image: ©Disney/The Jim Henson Company
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Bear in the Big Blue House ran for four seasons and one special. The show aired from 1997 to 2006 and within this time, a total of 118 episodes were produced.

The first episode was ‘Home is Where the Bear is’, which made its debut on October 20th 1997. The final episode was ‘This is Your Life, Bear’ which was broadcast on April 28th 2006. During its initial run, Bear in the Big Blue House was screened throughout the world. It was initially commissioned for Playhouse Disney, but due to its universal appeal the series popped on various channels around the globe, much to the delight of young fans.

Image: ©Disney/The Jim Henson Company
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There are many great Henson creations in existence, with The Muppets and Sesame Street being arguably two of the most popular. However, Bear in the Big Blue House certainly stood out as one of the best of the bunch, and even to this day it’s legacy lives on.

Those who have young children, and who are looking for something suitable to watch are advised to seek it out. Although the series is no longer airing new episodes, and hasn’t for quite some time, Bear in the Big Blue House continues to offer plenty of entertainment and educational value.

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List of Bear in the Big Blue House episodes

Image: ©Disney/The Jim Henson Company

Below is a list of every episode of Bear in the Big Blue House, presented season by season.

Season One

  • 1) Home is Where the Bear is
  • 2) Water, Water Everywhere
  • 3) Mouse Party
  • 4) Shape of a Bear
  • 5) Picture of Health
  • 6) Share, Bear
  • 7) Why Bears Can’t Fly
  • 8) Falling for Fall
  • 9) What’s in the Mail, Today?
  • 10) Dancin’ the Day Away
  • 11) A Wagon of a Different Color
  • 12) Dirt, I Love You So!
  • 13) Music to My Ears
  • 14) All Connected
  • 15) Summer Cooler
  • 16) The Big Little Visitor
  • 17) A Winter’s Nap
  • 18) Working Like a Bear
  • 19) Magic in the Kitchen
  • 20) Spring Fever
  • 21) A Plant Grows in Bear’s House
  • 22) Eat, Drink Juice and Be Merry
  • 23) Need a Little Help Today
  • 24) Lost Thing
  • 25) Listen Up!
  • 26) Friends For Life

Season Two

  • 27) Ooh Baby, Baby
  • 28) Raiders of the Lost Cheese
  • 29) The Big Sleep
  • 30) Clear as a Bell
  • 31) Good Times
  • 32) You Learn Something New Every Day
  • 33) Back to Nature
  • 34) The Ojolympics
  • 35) The Great Pretender
  • 36) It’s All in Your Head
  • 37) Oops, My Mistake
  • 38) Bear’s Birthday Bash
  • 39) Picture This
  • 40) The Big Blue Housecall
  • 41) Change is in the Air
  • 42) Look What I Made
  • 43) If At First You Don’t Succeed
  • 44) All Weather Bear
  • 45) I Built That!
  • 46) Tutter’s Tiny Trip
  • 47) Dance Fever!
  • 48) Afraid Not
  • 49) I Gotta Be Me!
  • 50) Buggin
  • 51) Love is All You Need
  • 52) It’s A Mystery to Me
  • 53) As Different as Day and Night
  • 54) Grandparents Just Want to Have Fun
  • 55) The Way I Feel Today
  • 56) You Go, Ojo!
  • 57) Scientific Bear
  • 58) Boys Will Be Boys
  • 59) I Was Just Thinking
  • 60) Wish You Were Here
  • 61) And To All A Good Night
  • 62) Call It A Day
  • 63) We Did It Our Way
  • 64) What’s the Story?
  • 65) When You’ve Got to Go!

Season Three

  • 66) Friends At Play
  • 67) Nothing to Fear
  • 68) Lost and Found
  • 69) The Senseless Detectives
  • 70) Halloween Bear
  • 71) You Never Know
  • 72) It’s All About You
  • 73) Woodland House Wonderful
  • 74) I’ve Got Your Number
  • 75) What’s Mine is Yours
  • 76) Bear’s Secret Cave
  • 77) Smellorama
  • 78) I For-Got Rhythm!?
  • 79) Wait For Me
  • 80) Morning Glory
  • 81) That Healing Feeling
  • 82) The Tutter Family Reunion
  • 83) Bats are People Too
  • 84) Words, Words, Words
  • 85) Let’s Get Interactive
  • 86) The Yard Sale
  • 87) The Best Thanksgiving Ever
  • 88) Read My Book
  • 89) Go To Sleep
  • 90 & 91) A Berry Bear Christmas

Special

  • 92) Bear in the Big Blue House Live! Surprise Party

Season Four

  • 93 & 94) Welcome to Woodland Valley
  • 95) Step by Step
  • 96) First Day at Mouse School
  • 97) Rockin’ Rocko
  • 98) When Harry Met Hallie
  • 99) Show and Tell
  • 100) Tutter Gathers Some Moss
  • 101) History, Herstory, Bearstory
  • 102) At the Old Bear Game
  • 103) The Amazing Skippy
  • 104) Let’s Hit the Road
  • 105) Appreciation Day
  • 106) Show Your Stuff
  • 107) The Great Bandini
  • 108) Big Blue Home of the Brave
  • 109) A Trip to the General Store
  • 110) A Strange Bird
  • 111) The View From You
  • 112) To Clean or Not to Clean
  • 113) Great Ball of Firefighters
  • 114) Grandma Flutter’s 100th Birthday
  • 115) Tutter’s First Big Sleepover Bash
  • 116) Volunteers of Woodland Valley
  • 117) Let It Go
  • 118) This Is Your Life, Bear
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