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Watched the Bear for the first time...

Discussion in 'Bear in the Big Blue House' started by Beauregard, May 16, 2003.

  1. Beauregard

    Beauregard Well-Known Member

    today and I am sorry to say that I hated every minute of it.

    I mean why did that bear have to sniff me and tell me I spelt like a banana pancake? and then insult me by asking if that is how I always smell.

    Oh boy.

    Oh and going back to a previous thread, I agree that that mouse is a bit of his rocker.

    So how can I tell the diference between Pip and Pop?
  2. scarecroe

    scarecroe Active Member

    You're evil. :grouchy:
  3. WiGgY

    WiGgY New Member

    Well, it is a children's show. i can understand why an adult wouldn't like it. I never saw a full episode. I've only seen small parts of about a minute combined.
  4. I don't understand why you don't like it. :attitude:

    When Bear sniffs me, I always tense up and giggle, cause it's so dang real. I can just imagine how tickly that'd feel.

    And Bear and Luna at night? C'mon, how can you beat that?!

    And Pip & Pop are hilarious!

    Really!

    They are!

    :D
  5. WiGgY

    WiGgY New Member

    This is going to sound mean, but it's not meant to sound mean. I think you have a slight problem if you enjoy a children's show this much, unless you have children to watch it with. I mean, it's ok to check a show like this out to see how puppetry is doing these days, but to actually enjoy the show to the extent that children do is a bit....weird.
  6. scarecroe

    scarecroe Active Member

    To each his own. I *love* Bear. You big meanie :smirk:
  7. It's not weird at all.

    If you can't enjoy "Fraggle Rock" as an adult, then I think that is somethin' weird.

    Adults create these shows for children. Adults wrote and produced "Fraggle Rock". There are often bits of humor only adults would get in that and "Sesame Street".

    C. S. Lewis wrote "The Chronicles of Narnia".

    Lewis Carroll wrote "Alice in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking Glass".

    J. K. Rowling is writing the "Harry Potter" series.

    Those are classified as "children"'s things, but adults wildly enjoy them.

    And why would it make a difference if you had kids or not while watchin' a "kid" show? If you enjoy it, you enjoy it. The kid doesn't change that in you---a kid just makes it "okay" for the adult to watch in our screwed up society.

    So if someone says someone is "weird" because they can enjoy a children's show, I say they're the one with the problem, not the innocent-souled spirit who can still use their imagination and sense of wonderment.
  8. WiGgY

    WiGgY New Member

    Now see I said I didn't mean it to be mean. I do enjoy most of the things you listed, however Bear in the Big Blue house is not near that kind of quality. from whats I've seen, it's Barney dressed as a bear. It's a different style of kids show all together.

    Perhaps my wording was wrong, but it was meant to be taken light heartedly.
  9. True, you did say you didn't mean to sound mean---sorry if I seemed to jump too harshly. :o

    I dunno though, I highly enjoy "Bear" on the rare times I get to see it, and it has great music, too. Luna is just so numinous and I love her time with Bear, and Pip and Pop crack me UP!

    Really!

    They do!

    :D
  10. scarecroe

    scarecroe Active Member

    Dude, you need to watch more than ONE episode to make that kind of judgement and have anyone take it seriously. Bear is very high quality script and song writing. That's in HIGH contrast to anythign ever seen on Barney.

    This is just sacrilege. I weep for you my friend :cry:
  11. trekkie1701E

    trekkie1701E New Member

    I don't mean to sound de-ranged, but I loved EUREKA'S CASTLE as a teenager. I watch ARTHUR every now & than on PBS. If I get up early enough, I catch SS and, if it's on, MISTER ROGERS, watching it with as much enjoyment as I did as an elementary school kid. I didn't stop watching the old afternoon showing of SS as part of my "daily" routine until around sixth grade.

    And I sometimes catch THE BERENSTAIN BEARS, too (Not often, though, because it's on the same time as THE NANNY :) ). Yes, I am still a huge fan of them. My fav -- at least in the series -- is Papa Bear; he can be so funny:D !
  12. Beauregard

    Beauregard Well-Known Member

    Well SS, The Bearston Bears, and that stuff is actually funny. I mean SS is as much written for adults as kids, but I didn't like hte bear at all.

    I mean what's with that shadow thing on the wall? And the chats with the moon? And why does Treelo talk in a voice that you can only just understand? The first time I heard her I thought she was talking in a different language or a bit like the Sweedish Chef.

    No offence ment, but *sniff* have you been washing your hands or do you always smell like soap?
  13. You don't get the "chats with the moon"? :sympathy: I think one of the sweetest and most introspective things about "Bear".

    And Treelo is a he.

    And Bear sniffin' ya every day is one o' the greatest things there is!
  14. Beauregard

    Beauregard Well-Known Member

    Treelo is a HE!!!! Now you have to be kidding. I would never have known!

    Realy!

    Never!

    Well I guess the moon bit is OKish, though I never thought the moon sounded so patronising. Hm, maybe if I saw more episodes I would change my opinion.

    But I love the Hoobs and I have only seen two eps.
  15. Super Scooter

    Super Scooter New Member

    Sesame Street, Bear in the Big Blue House, Arthur... I love all of those.

    Berenstein Bears is one of the children's programs I could personally never stand.

    To say an adult is weird for watching a televisin series for children without having children around is un-fair. Fraggle Rock, The Muppet Show... I'm sure I could list others, they're all considered "children's television" to the outside world.

    So, technically, you're watching children's programing every time you pop a TMS DVD/tape into the DVD player/VCR.

    I'm not trying to start an arguement here, and I'm not angry. Just stating the obivous.

    :) :cry: :p :excited: <---representatives of each series...:zany: <---and a penguin.
  16. FellowWLover

    FellowWLover Member

    To say that Byron has a "slight problem" just shows that your judgement is waaaaaaaaaay off. Slight? That is like the understatement of the year, dude.
  17. Beauregard

    Beauregard Well-Known Member

    Maybe I was too hasty. I have seen it again, And I have to say that it was quate good puppetry. ANd the rest of my family think it is great, but I still have reservations.

    I don't like Treelo, or the Shadow, but still that's how it is.

    My favorite is Ojo I think.

    Does anyone think that Bear should lose a few pounds? (Though he'd probably go sniffing round trying to find them again!!!)
  18. But TMS was made for adults. It's stupid present-day soceity that has it labled as "family" and "children". :rolleyes:
  19. Hey c'mon, you know me and muh allies are right about this...
  20. FellowWLover

    FellowWLover Member

    Yeah, I know, but still he needed to be corrected.


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