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)January 5, 1998 (1998-01-05)
239June 8, 1998 (1998-06-08)February 28, 1999 (1999-02-28)
326July 19, 1999 (1999-07-19)December 6, 1999 (1999-12-06)
Surprise PartySeptember 3, 2002 (2002-09-03)
426September 9, 2002 (2002-09-09)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 YerkesDecember 1, 1997 (1997-12-01)[1]116
1717"A Winter's Nap"Hugh MartinAndy YerkesDecember 3, 1997 (1997-12-03)[2]117
1818"Working Like a Bear"Hugh MartinP. Kevin StraderDecember 9, 1997 (1997-12-09)[3]118
1919"Magic in the Kitchen"Hugh MartinAndy YerkesDecember 12, 1997 (1997-12-12)[4]119
2020"Spring Fever"Hugh MartinAndy YerkesDecember 15, 1997 (1997-12-15)[5]120
2121"A Plant Grows in Bear's House"Hugh MartinLindsey AikensDecember 17, 1997 (1997-12-17)[6]121
2222"Eat, Drink Juice and Be Merry"Hugh MartinP. Kevin StraderDecember 22, 1997 (1997-12-22)[7]122
2323"Need a Little Help Today"Hugh MartinP. Kevin StraderDecember 26, 1997 (1997-12-26)[8]123
2424"Lost Thing"Mitchell KriegmanMitchell KriegmanDecember 29, 1997 (1997-12-29)[9]124
2525"Listen Up!"Mitchell KriegmanMitchell Kriegman, P. Kevin Strader and Andy YerkesDecember 30, 1997 (1997-12-30)[10]125
2626"Friends For Life"Mitchell KriegmanMitchell KriegmanJanuary 5, 1998 (1998-01-05)126

Season 2 (1998–1999)

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
code
271"Ooh Baby, Baby"Mitchell KriegmanClaudia SilverJune 8, 1998 (1998-06-08)201
282"Raiders of the Lost Cheese"Mitchell KriegmanAndy YerkesJune 1998 (1998-06)202
293"The Big Sleep"Mitchell KriegmanAndy YerkesJune 1998 (1998-06)203
304"Clear as a Bell"Mitchell KriegmanP. Kevin StraderJune 1998 (1998-06)204
315"Good Times"Lisa SimonClaudia SilverJune 1998 (1998-06)205
326"You Learn Something New Every Day"Lisa SimonNoel MacNeal1998 (1998)206
337"Back To Nature"Lisa SimonClaudia Silver1998 (1998)207
348"The Ojolympics"Lisa SimonChris Moore1998 (1998)208
359"The Great Pretender"Lisa SimonChris Moore1998 (1998)209
3610"It's All in Your Head"Lisa SimonP. Kevin Strader1998 (1998)210
3711"Oops, My Mistake"Mitchell KriegmanChris Moore and Claudia Silver1998 (1998)211
3812"Bear's Birthday Bash"Mitchell KriegmanAndy Yerkes1998 (1998)212
3913"Picture This"Mitchell KriegmanLindsey Aikens1998 (1998)213
4014"The Big Blue Housecall"Mitchell KriegmanChris Moore1998 (1998)214
4115"Change is in The Air"Dean GordonP. Kevin Strader1998 (1998)215
4216"Look What I Made"Dean GordonChris Moore1998 (1998)216
4317"If At First You Don't Succeed..."Jim MartinClaudia Silver1998 (1998)217
4418"All Weather Bear"Dean GordonP. Kevin Strader and Andy Yerkes1998 (1998)218
4519"I Built That!"Jim MartinChris MooreAugust 8, 1998 (1998-08-08)219
4620"Tutter's Tiny Trip"Jim MartinClaudia Silver1998 (1998)220
4721"Dance Fever!"Mitchell KriegmanClaudia Silver1998 (1998)221
4822"Afraid Not"Mitchell KriegmanMitchell KriegmanAugust 16, 1998 (1998-08-16)222
4923"I Gotta Be Me!"Mitchell KriegmanMitchell KriegmanAugust 15, 1998 (1998-08-15)223
5024"Buggin'"Mitchell KriegmanP. Kevin Strader1998 (1998)224
5125"Love Is All You Need"Mitchell KriegmanMitchell Kriegman1998 (1998)225
5226"It's A Mystery To Me"Mitchell KriegmanP. Kevin Strader1998 (1998)226
5327"As Different as Day and Night"Dean GordonP. Kevin Strader1998 (1998)227
5428"Grandparents Just Want to Have Fun"Dean GordonLindsey Aikens1998 (1998)228
5529"The Way I Feel Today"Richard A. FernandesAndy Yerkes1998 (1998)229
5630"You Go, Ojo!"Richard A. FernandesClaudia Silver1998 (1998)230
5731"Scientific Bear"Dean GordonClaudia Silver1998 (1998)231
5832"Boys Will Be Boys"Mitchell KriegmanP. Kevin Strader1998 (1998)232
5933"I Was Just Thinking"Mitchell KriegmanP. Kevin Strader1998 (1998)233
6034"Wish You Were Here"Mitchell KriegmanClaudia Silver1998 (1998)234
6135"And To All A Good Night"Mitchell KriegmanNoel MacNeal and Mitchell Kriegman1998 (1998)235
6236"Call It A Day"Mitchell KriegmanLindsey Aikens, Mitchell Kriegman, Chris Moore,
Claudia Silver, P. Kevin Strader and Andy Yerkes
1998 (1998)236
6337"We Did It Our Way"Richard A. FernandesP. Kevin Strader1998 (1998)237
6438"What's The Story?"Mitchell KriegmanMitchell Kriegman and Andy Yerkes1998 (1998)238
6539"When You've Got to Go!"Mitchell KriegmanMitchell Kriegman1999 (1999)[11]239

Season 3 (1999)

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
code
661"Friends At Play"Mitchell KriegmanClaudia SilverJuly 19, 1999 (1999-07-19)[12]301
672"Nothing to Fear"Mitchell KriegmanClaudia Silver1999 (1999)302
683"Lost And Found"Mitchell KriegmanClaudia Silver1999 (1999)303
694"The Senseless Detectives"Dean GordonAndy Yerkes1999 (1999)304
705"Halloween Bear"Mitchell KriegmanP. Kevin StraderOctober 21, 1999 (1999-10-21)305
716"You Never Know"Dean GordonLindsey Aikens1999 (1999)306
727"It's All About You"Richard A. FernandesAndy Yerkes1999 (1999)307
738"Woodland House Wonderful"Richard A. FernandesP. Kevin Strader1999 (1999)308
749"I've Got Your Number"Richard A. FernandesP. Kevin Strader1999 (1999)309
7510"What's Mine Is Yours"Dean GordonClaudia Silver1999 (1999)310
7611"Bear's Secret Cave"Dean GordonP. Kevin Strader1999 (1999)311
7712"Smellorama"Dean GordonClaudia Silver1999 (1999)312
7813"I For-Got Rhythm!?"Mitchell KriegmanMitchell KriegmanAugust 6, 1999 (1999-08-06)[13]313
7914"Wait For Me"Mitchell KriegmanNoel MacNeal1999 (1999)314
8015"Morning Glory"Mitchell KriegmanMitchell KriegmanAugust 26, 1999 (1999-08-26)[14]315
8116"That Healing Feeling"Mitchell KriegmanP. Kevin Strader1999 (1999)316
8217"The Tutter Family Reunion"Mitchell KriegmanP. Kevin StraderSeptember 15, 1999 (1999-09-15)[15]317
8318"Bats are People Too"Richard A. FernandesClaudia SilverSeptember 20, 1999 (1999-09-20)[16]318
8419"Words, Words, Words"Dean GordonClaudia Silver1999 (1999)319
8520"Let's Get Interactive"Richard A. FernandesAndy YerkesOctober 12, 1999 (1999-10-12)[17]320
8621"The Yard Sale"Dean GordonJoey MazzarinoSeptember 29, 1999 (1999-09-29)[18]321
8722"The Best Thanksgiving Ever"Dean GordonP. Kevin StraderNovember 20, 1999 (1999-11-20)322
8823"Read My Book"Richard A. FernandesAndy Yerkes1999 (1999)323
8924"Go To Sleep"Mitchell KriegmanMitchell Kriegman and Andy YerkesNovember 19, 1999 (1999-11-19)[19]324
90–9125–26"A Berry Bear Christmas"Mitchell KriegmanMitchell KriegmanDecember 6, 1999 (1999-12-06)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 (2002–2006)

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"Dean GordonP. Kevin StraderJune 7, 2003 (2003-06-07)413
10614"Show Your Stuff"Tom GuadarramaClaudia SilverOctober 27, 2003 (2003-10-27)414
10715"The Great Bandini"Mitchell KriegmanClaudia 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
11119"The View From You"Tom GuadarramaClaudia SilverApril 21, 2006 (2006-04-21)419
11220"To Clean or Not to Clean"Mitchell KriegmanP. Kevin StraderApril 22, 2006 (2006-04-22)420
11321"Great Ball of Firefighters"Tom GuadarramaP. Kevin StraderApril 23, 2006 (2006-04-23)421
11422"Grandma Flutter's 100th Birthday"Tom GuadarramaP. Kevin StraderApril 24, 2006 (2006-04-24)422
11523"Tutter's First Big Sleepover Bash"Mitchell KriegmanAndy YerkesApril 25, 2006 (2006-04-25)423
11624"Volunteers of Woodland Valley"Noel MacNealChris HoeyApril 26, 2006 (2006-04-26)424
11725"Let it Go"Mitchell KriegmanMitchell Kriegman and Claudia SilverApril 27, 2006 (2006-04-27)425
11826"This Is Your Life, Bear"Mitchell KriegmanAndy YerkesApril 28, 2006 (2006-04-28)426

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.

References

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