Seasons 1-4 of Bear in the Big Blue House is heading to Disney+. The series is arriving on Disney’s streaming service on October 19, 2022. It was announced this week. The show originally debuted in 1997 and ran through 2006 on Disney Channel during Playhouse Disney. Originally it was developed and produced by the Jim Henson Company. In 2004, the rights were sold to The Walt Disney Company.
The show centers around Bear, who happens to live in a Big Blue House. There, he is a caregiver for his friends that include bear cub Ojo, mouse Tutter, lemur Treelo, otters Pip, Pop, and narrator Shadow. Together they have adventures together that often involve problem-solving, sharing, working together, and also developing social and life skills.
Bear in the Big Blue House Description
Bear in the Big Blue House provides children with valuable tools for growth in key areas of music, social skill development, and cognitive learning through integrated programs combining music, movement, and exploration. With Bear and all his friends, learn about cooperation, teamwork and more.
Throughout its run, Bear in the Big Blue House won multiple Daytime Emmy Awards including Outstanding Directing in a Children’s Series in 2000. It also won the Parent’s Choice Good Award in both 2000 and 2002.
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