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Did Bear ever "sniff" you out?

Discussion in 'Bear in the Big Blue House' started by teddyObear, Dec 24, 2006.

  1. teddyObear

    teddyObear Member

    When Bear did his regular "do you smell that?" did whatever he smelled that day actually reflect what you might actually smell like?

    He said i smelled like syrup one day and asked me if i had eaten pancakes for breakfast that morning. I have homemade pancakes on Christmas morning and if i'm lucky once randomly in the year. It had been one of those random days when he sniffed me out.
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  2. RoloCorgi

    RoloCorgi New Member

    The first BITBBH I ever saw was the potty episode, and I didn't know Bear did the "What's that smell?" thing at the start of every show. When he whipped that out at the beginning, I fully expected it to be followed by some kind of diaper comment and was thinking, "What? Wow, that's kind of blunt, isn't it?"

    My husband did the same thing when he saw it--he kind of did a double take in those few beats before Bear made his guess and said, "OMG, did he just say, 'What's that smell?' Eww!"

    But anyway, no, he's never been right, and I can't help but wonder if my son just thinks Bear has a terrible nose for all the times he's totally off-base. :)
  3. Vic Romano

    Vic Romano Well-Known Member

    One day after a rare night of heavy partying, I woke the next morning relatively hung over and put on BITBBH and the "Sniff" segment came on, and I thought that if he said "You smell like whiskey and vicodin", I'd have to probably hang myself. Fortunately it was tooth paste.
  4. Janice & Mokey's Man

    Janice & Mokey's Man Well-Known Member


    He's never "sniffed me out" before, but on the rare occasion I get to catch the show, I love the "What's that smell?" part---it always makes me giggle, lol!


    It does!

  5. Convincing John

    Convincing John Well-Known Member

    Bear was either very polite or very sarcastic to me...

    Well, as for me, I've never seen a full Bear episode, just snippets. I do know about the characters from you guys, Tough Pigs, etc.

    Anyway, when Bear was relatively new, I had my first encounter with the furry fella. It was incredibly hot, sticky and humid outside, and I went to go mow the lawn. At the time, we had this clunky lawn mower that could've fit in perfectly at Grouchland. It smoked sometimes, the blades sometimes flew the grass skyward (it had no bag) and it had the permanent smell of old, dried gasoline.

    After about an hour or so mowing with this :grouchy: worthy lawn mower out in the sticky heat and humidity, I came back in the house smelling heavily of motor smoke and gasoline. On my way to take a shower, I wanted to check the weather (we were having a heat wave).

    Flipping through the channels, I paused at the Disney Channel when I saw this very large, Muppet-like bear on the screen, addressing me directly.

    "Oh, hello there! It sure is good to see you today. Say...(sniff sniff) what's that smell?"

    My face made the "Kermit look of disbelief" as Bear sniffed his way right up to the camera and pleasantly remarked "It's you! Boy, you sure smell good today! Do you always smell this good?"

    What??? I remember doing a double take at the screen. What did this bear just say to me???

    If Bear can really "sniff us out", then in my case he was either a) being extremely polite or b) being sarcastic.

    Having never seen Bear before, his "sniffing" really caught me off guard!

    Convincing John
  6. BEAR

    BEAR Well-Known Member

    That is one of the funniest stories I've heard, CJ! Haha!!
  7. Janice & Mokey's Man

    Janice & Mokey's Man Well-Known Member


    Well, he was either a) extremely polite, b) being sarcastic, orrrrrr, we cannot rule out perhaps, unbeknownst to us, c) he actually liked how you smelled! lol :p

    Bein' a bear, maybe it takes a lot to offend his sensitive schnoz. :D
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  8. teddyObear

    teddyObear Member

    Haha! it always made me giggle to! if i caught it on tv i would always stop to see if it was at that spot.
  9. BEAR

    BEAR Well-Known Member

    I like that part to!
  10. Convincing John

    Convincing John Well-Known Member


    Convincing John
  11. Super Scooter

    Super Scooter Well-Known Member

    You would know... :flirt:
  12. Janice & Mokey's Man

    Janice & Mokey's Man Well-Known Member

  13. Super Scooter

    Super Scooter Well-Known Member

    aw, I meant it wif nuttin' but love, Byron. :p
  14. Beauregard

    Beauregard Well-Known Member

    Fact of the matter is...some of us will never escape our pasts, and at MC they are totally documented.
  15. Convincing John

    Convincing John Well-Known Member

    Hate to muffin the thread, but...

    If you thought that was funny, you should read about the weird Sesame Street Dream I had once.:p

    Convincing John
  16. Janice & Mokey's Man

    Janice & Mokey's Man Well-Known Member

    Bear sniffed me the other morning (I swear it always make me giggle, lol), and he remarked on how fresh and clean and I smelled---and dude, I had just had a bath!



    He does know!
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  17. Beauregard

    Beauregard Well-Known Member

    At least it wasn't a shower. ;) Nope, sorry mate, you will never live that thread down.
  18. Janice & Mokey's Man

    Janice & Mokey's Man Well-Known Member

    lol...this weekend he sniffed me and asked me if I was "wrapped up in a warm, fuzzy blanket, because you have that warm, fuzzy blanket smell!"---AND I WAS!


    It's eerie when he's right! LOL

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  19. Super Scooter

    Super Scooter Well-Known Member

    Mmmm. I like warm, fuzzy blankets...

    That time of year again, eh? ;)
  20. MikaelaMuppet

    MikaelaMuppet Well-Known Member

    The smell of toothpaste. YUMMY!

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