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List of Bear in the Big Blue House episodes

Bear in the Big Blue House is a television program for young children produced for the Playhouse Disney channel by Mitchell Kriegman and The Jim Henson Company. It aired from 1997 until 2006 with 117 episodes plus a separate episode made exclusively for home media on September 3, 2002.

Series overview

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
126October 20, 1997 (1997-10-20)November 24, 1997 (1997-11-24)
239January 6, 1998 (1998-01-06)February 1, 1999 (1999-02-01)
326July 1, 1999 (1999-07-01)December 7, 1999 (1999-12-07)
Surprise PartySeptember 3, 2002 (2002-09-03)
418September 9, 2002 (2002-09-09)November 3, 2003 (2003-11-03)
58April 21, 2006 (2006-04-21)April 28, 2006 (2006-04-28)

Episodes

Season 1 (1997)

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
code
11"Home is Where the Bear Is"Chuck VinsonAndy YerkesOctober 20, 1997 (1997-10-20)101
22"Water, Water Everywhere"Chuck VinsonMitchell KriegmanOctober 21, 1997 (1997-10-21)102
33"Mouse Party"Hugh MartinP. Kevin StraderOctober 22, 1997 (1997-10-22)103
44"Shape of a Bear"Hugh MartinJason RootOctober 23, 1997 (1997-10-23)104
55"Picture of Health"Hugh MartinP. Kevin StraderOctober 24, 1997 (1997-10-24)105
66"Share, Bear"Hugh MartinAndy YerkesOctober 27, 1997 (1997-10-27)106
77"Why Bears Can't Fly"Hugh MartinAndy YerkesOctober 28, 1997 (1997-10-28)107
88"Falling for Fall"Hugh MartinAndy YerkesOctober 29, 1997 (1997-10-29)108
99"What's in the Mail, Today?"Hugh MartinP. Kevin StraderOctober 30, 1997 (1997-10-30)109
1010"Dancin' the Day Away"Mitchell KriegmanP. Kevin StraderOctober 31, 1997 (1997-10-31)110
1111"A Wagon of a Different Color"Mitchell KriegmanEllis WeinerNovember 3, 1997 (1997-11-03)111
1212"Dirt, I Love You So!"Mitchell KriegmanAndy YerkesNovember 4, 1997 (1997-11-04)112
1313"Music to My Ears"Hugh MartinPippin Parker and P. Kevin StraderNovember 5, 1997 (1997-11-05)113
1414"All Connected"Hugh MartinRobert LeightonNovember 6, 1997 (1997-11-06)114
1515"Summer Cooler"Hugh MartinP. Kevin StraderNovember 7, 1997 (1997-11-07)115
1616"The Big Little Visitor"Hugh MartinAndy YerkesNovember 10, 1997 (1997-11-10)116
1717"A Winter's Nap"Hugh MartinAndy YerkesNovember 11, 1997 (1997-11-11)117
1818"Working Like a Bear"Hugh MartinP. Kevin StraderNovember 12, 1997 (1997-11-12)118
1919"Magic in the Kitchen"Hugh MartinAndy YerkesNovember 13, 1997 (1997-11-13)119
2020"Spring Fever"Hugh MartinAndy YerkesNovember 14, 1997 (1997-11-14)120
2121"A Plant Grows in Bear's House"Hugh MartinLindsay AikensNovember 17, 1997 (1997-11-17)121
2222"Eat, Drink Juice and Be Merry"Hugh MartinP. Kevin StraderNovember 18, 1997 (1997-11-18)122
2323"Need a Little Help Today"Hugh MartinP. Kevin StraderNovember 19, 1997 (1997-11-19)123
2424"Lost Thing"Mitchell KriegmanMitchell KriegmanNovember 20, 1997 (1997-11-20)124
2525"Listen Up!"Mitchell KriegmanMitchell Kriegman, P. Kevin Strader and Andy YerkesNovember 21, 1997 (1997-11-21)125
2626"Friends For Life"Mitchell KriegmanMitchell KriegmanNovember 24, 1997 (1997-11-24)126

Season 2 (1998–1999)

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
code
271"Ooh Baby, Baby"Mitchell KriegmanClaudia SilverMay 20, 1998 (1998-05-20)201
282"Raiders of the Lost Cheese"Mitchell KriegmanAndy YerkesJanuary 6, 1998 (1998-01-06)202
293"The Big Sleep"Mitchell KriegmanAndy YerkesJanuary 13, 1998 (1998-01-13)203
304"Clear as a Bell"Mitchell KriegmanP. Kevin StraderJanuary 13, 1998 (1998-01-13)204
315"Good Times"Lisa SimonClaudia SilverJanuary 20, 1998 (1998-01-20)205
326"You Learn Something New Every Day"Lisa SimonNoel MacNealJanuary 20, 1998 (1998-01-20)206
337"Back To Nature"Lisa SimonClaudia SilverJanuary 27, 1998 (1998-01-27)207
348"The Ojolympics"Lisa SimonChris MooreJanuary 27, 1998 (1998-01-27)208
359"The Great Pretender"Lisa SimonChris MooreFebruary 3, 1998 (1998-02-03)209
3610"It's All in Your Head"Lisa SimonP. Kevin StraderFebruary 3, 1998 (1998-02-03)210
3711"Oops, My Mistake"Mitchell KriegmanChris Moore and Claudia SilverFebruary 10, 1998 (1998-02-10)211
3812"Bear's Birthday Bash"Mitchell KriegmanAndy YerkesDecember 9, 1998 (1998-12-09)212
3913"Picture This"Mitchell KriegmanLindsey AikensDecember 13, 1998 (1998-12-13)213
4014"The Big Blue Housecall"Mitchell KriegmanChris MooreDecember 14, 1998 (1998-12-14)214
4115"Change is in The Air"Dean GordonP. Kevin StraderDecember 22, 1998 (1998-12-22)215
4216"Look What I Made"Dean GordonChris MooreDecember 24, 1998 (1998-12-24)216
4317"If At First You Don't Succeed..."Jim MartinClaudia SilverFebruary 16, 1998 (1998-02-16)217
4418"All Weather Bear"Dean GordonP. Kevin Strader and Andy YerkesFebruary 23, 1998 (1998-02-23)218
4519"I Built That!"Jim MartinChris MooreFebruary 27, 1998 (1998-02-27)219
4620"Tutter's Tiny Trip"Jim MartinClaudia SilverMarch 2, 1998 (1998-03-02)220
4721"Dance Fever!"Mitchell KriegmanClaudia SilverMarch 9, 1998 (1998-03-09)221
4822"Afraid Not"Mitchell KriegmanMitchell KriegmanMarch 16, 1998 (1998-03-16)222
4923"I Gotta Be Me!"Mitchell KriegmanMitchell KriegmanDecember 20, 1998 (1998-12-20)223
5024"Buggin'"Mitchell KriegmanP. Kevin StraderMarch 27, 1998 (1998-03-27)224
5125"Love Is All You Need"Mitchell KriegmanMitchell KriegmanApril 1, 1998 (1998-04-01)225
5226"It's A Mystery To Me"Mitchell KriegmanP. Kevin StraderApril 1, 1998 (1998-04-01)226
5327"As Different as Day and Night"Dean GordonP. Kevin StraderApril 8, 1998 (1998-04-08)227
5428"Grandparents Just Want to Have Fun"Dean GordonLindsey AikensApril 8, 1998 (1998-04-08)228
5529"The Way I Feel Today"Richard A. FernandesAndy YerkesApril 15, 1998 (1998-04-15)229
5630"You Go, Ojo!"Richard A. FernandesClaudia SilverMay 6, 1998 (1998-05-06)230
5731"Scientific Bear"Dean GordonClaudia SilverNovember 30, 1998 (1998-11-30)231
5832"Boys Will Be Boys"Mitchell KriegmanP. Kevin StraderNovember 30, 1998 (1998-11-30)232
5933"I Was Just Thinking"Mitchell KriegmanP. Kevin StraderDecember 1, 1998 (1998-12-01)233
6034"Wish You Were Here"Mitchell KriegmanClaudia SilverDecember 1, 1998 (1998-12-01)234
6135"And To All A Good Night"Mitchell KriegmanNoel MacNeal and Mitchell KriegmanDecember 2, 1998 (1998-12-02)235
6236"Call It A Day"Mitchell KriegmanLindsey Aikens, Mitchell Kriegman, Chris Moore,
Claudia Silver, P. Kevin Strader and Andy Yerkes
December 2, 1998 (1998-12-02)236
6337"We Did It Our Way"Richard A. FernandesP. Kevin StraderDecember 3, 1998 (1998-12-03)237
6438"What's The Story?"Mitchell KriegmanMitchell Kriegman and Andy YerkesDecember 3, 1998 (1998-12-03)238
6539"When You've Got to Go!"Mitchell KriegmanMitchell KriegmanFebruary 1, 1999 (1999-02-01)239

Season 3 (1999)

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
code
661"Friends At Play"Mitchell KriegmanClaudia SilverJuly 1, 1999 (1999-07-01)301
672"Nothing to Fear"Mitchell KriegmanClaudia SilverJune 2, 1999 (1999-06-02)302
683"Lost And Found"Mitchell KriegmanClaudia SilverJune 2, 1999 (1999-06-02)303
694"The Senseless Detectives"Dean GordonAndy YerkesJuly 19, 1999 (1999-07-19)304
705"Halloween Bear"Mitchell KriegmanP. Kevin StraderOctober 21, 1999 (1999-10-21)305
716"You Never Know"Dean GordonLindsey AikensJune 9, 1999 (1999-06-09)306
727"It's All About You"Richard A. FernandesAndy YerkesJune 9, 1999 (1999-06-09)307
738"Woodland House Wonderful"Richard A. FernandesP. Kevin StraderJune 16, 1999 (1999-06-16)308
749"I've Got Your Number"Richard A. FernandesP. Kevin StraderJune 16, 1999 (1999-06-16)309
7510"What's Mine Is Yours"Dean GordonClaudia SilverJune 23, 1999 (1999-06-23)310
7611"Bear's Secret Cave"Dean GordonP. Kevin StraderJune 23, 1999 (1999-06-23)311
7712"Smellorama"Dean GordonClaudia SilverJune 30, 1999 (1999-06-30)312
7813"I For-Got Rhythm!?"Mitchell KriegmanMitchell KriegmanJune 30, 1999 (1999-06-30)313
7914"Wait For Me"Mitchell KriegmanNoel MacNealJanuary 2, 1999 (1999-01-02)314
8015"Morning Glory"Mitchell KriegmanMitchell KriegmanJanuary 2, 1999 (1999-01-02)315
8116"That Healing Feeling"Mitchell KriegmanP. Kevin StraderJanuary 9, 1999 (1999-01-09)316
8217"The Tutter Family Reunion"Mitchell KriegmanP. Kevin StraderJanuary 9, 1999 (1999-01-09)317
8318"Bats are People Too"Richard A. FernandesClaudia SilverJanuary 16, 1999 (1999-01-16)318
8419"Words, Words, Words"Dean GordonClaudia SilverJanuary 16, 1999 (1999-01-16)319
8520"Let's Get Interactive"Richard A. FernandesAndy YerkesSeptember 6, 1999 (1999-09-06)320
8621"The Yard Sale"Dean GordonJoey MazzarinoSeptember 6, 1999 (1999-09-06)321
8722"The Best Thanksgiving Ever"Dean GordonP. Kevin StraderNovember 20, 1999 (1999-11-20)322
8823"Read My Book"Richard A. FernandesAndy YerkesNovember 13, 1999 (1999-11-13)323
8924"Go To Sleep"Mitchell KriegmanMitchell Kriegman and Andy YerkesSeptember 27, 1999 (1999-09-27)324
90–9125–26"A Berry Bear Christmas"Mitchell KriegmanMitchell KriegmanDecember 7, 1999 (1999-12-07)325-326

Surprise Party (2002)

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
92"Bear in the Big Blue House Live! Surprise Party"Dean GordonMitchell KriegmanSeptember 3, 2002 (2002-09-03)
(home media)

Season 4 (2002–2003)

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
code
93–941–2"Welcome To Woodland Valley"Mitchell KriegmanMitchell KriegmanSeptember 9, 2002 (2002-09-09)401-402
953"Step by Step"Mitchell KriegmanClaudia SilverSeptember 16, 2002 (2002-09-16)403
964"First Day at Mouse School"Mitchell KriegmanAndy YerkesSeptember 17, 2002 (2002-09-17)404
975"Rockin' Rocko"Dean GordonP. Kevin StraderSeptember 20, 2002 (2002-09-20)405
986"When Harry Met Hallie"Tom GuadarramaDoug CordellNovember 4, 2002 (2002-11-04)406
997"Show and Tell"Dean GordonDoug CordellSeptember 18, 2002 (2002-09-18)407
1008"Tutter Gathers Some Moss"Dean GordonP. Kevin StraderSeptember 19, 2002 (2002-09-19)408
1019"History, Herstory, Bearstory"Dean GordonClaudia SilverSeptember 23, 2002 (2002-09-23)409
10210"At the Old Bear Game"Dean GordonNoel MacNealSeptember 30, 2002 (2002-09-30)410
10311"The Amazing Skippy"Dean GordonDoug CordellOctober 7, 2002 (2002-10-07)411
10412"Let's Hit The Road"Tom GuadarramaClaudia SilverSeptember 20, 2002 (2002-09-20)412
10513"Appreciation Day"Tom GuadarramaP. Kevin StraderJune 7, 2003 (2003-06-07)413
10614"Show Your Stuff"Dean GordonP. Kevin StraderOctober 27, 2003 (2003-10-27)414
10715"The Great Bandini"Tom GuadarramaClaudia SilverNovember 3, 2003 (2003-11-03)415
10816"Big Blue Home Of The Brave"Dean GordonP. Kevin StraderOctober 28, 2003 (2003-10-28)416
10917"A Trip to the General Store"Dean GordonClaudia SilverOctober 20, 2003 (2003-10-20)417
11018"A Strange Bird"Dean GordonDoug CordellOctober 6, 2003 (2003-10-06)418

Season 5 (2006)

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
code
1111"The View From You"Tom GuadarramaClaudia SilverApril 21, 2006 (2006-04-21)501
1122"To Clean or Not to Clean"Mitchell KriegmanP. Kevin StraderApril 22, 2006 (2006-04-22)502
1133"Great Ball of Firefighters"Tom GuadarramaP. Kevin StraderApril 23, 2006 (2006-04-23)503
1144"Grandma Flutter's 100th Birthday"Tom GuadarramaP. Kevin StraderApril 24, 2006 (2006-04-24)504
1155"Tutter's First Big Sleepover Bash"Mitchell KriegmanAndy YerkesApril 25, 2006 (2006-04-25)505
1166"Volunteers of Woodland Valley"Noel MacNealChris HoeyApril 26, 2006 (2006-04-26)506
1177"Let it Go"Mitchell KriegmanMitchell Kriegman and Claudia SilverApril 27, 2006 (2006-04-27)507
1188"This Is Your Life, Bear"Mitchell KriegmanAndy YerkesApril 28, 2006 (2006-04-28)508

International airings

The show was shown throughout the world including in the United Kingdom on five and Playhouse Disney UK, on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in Australia (April 3, 2000 - April 12, 2010) and on RTÉ Two in Ireland.

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