List of fictional bears
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This is a list of fictional bears that appear in video games, film, television, animation, comics and literature. This also includes Pandas, but not the unrelated Red Panda species. The list is limited to notable, named characters. This list is a subsidiary to the List of fictional animals article.
|Aloysius||Brideshead Revisited||Evelyn Waugh||Sebastian Flyte's teddy bear.|
|Baloo||The Jungle Book, The Second Jungle Book||Rudyard Kipling||Mowgli's mentor.|
|Bear Family||Berenstain Bears||Stan and Jan Berenstain||The Family consists of Father Bear, Mother Bear, Brother Bear, Sister Bear and eventually Honey Bear.|
|Bear||Franklin||A brown bear who is Franklin's best friend.|
|Bear||The Honey and Bear Stories||Ursula Dubosarsky||Bear lives with the little bird Honey, a silvereye, native to Australia.|
|Gentle Ben||Gentle Ben||Walt Morey||A grizzly bear in the book, though the TV series and movies make him a black bear.|
|Ben||The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams||Charles Sellier|
|Beorn||The Hobbit||J. R. R. Tolkien||A man with the ability to transform into a bear.|
|Brer Bear||Uncle Remus stories||Joel Chandler Harris||Also occurs in stories by Enid Blyton.|
|Corduroy||Corduroy||Don Freeman||A teddy bear who hopes to be owned by a girl named Lisa.|
|Iorek Byrnison||His Dark Materials||Philip Pullman||A male armored bear. An honorable friend to Lyra and the rightful king of Svalbard.|
|Issi Noho||Issi Noho||Keith Chatfield|
|Lars||The Little Polar Bear||Hans de Beer||Adapted into a TV Series for BBC in 1990s and four films by Warner Bros.|
|Little Bear||Little Bear||Else Holmelund Minarik||Illustrated by Maurice Sendak and adapted into a TV Series by Nelvana.|
|Mary Plain||Mary Plain||Gwynedd Rae|
|Misha||The Foundation Pit||Andrei Platonov|
|Old Bear||Old Bear and Friends||Jane Hissey||An elderly dusty teddy bear, whom the other toys look up as a fearless, yet wise leader.|
|Old Ben||The Bear||William Faulkner|
|Paddington Bear||Paddington Bear||Michael Bond||A bear who emigrated from Peru to the station he was named after. First illustrated by Peggy Fortnum.|
|Rupert Bear||Rupert Bear||Mary Tourtel||Also known as Rupert the Bear.|
|Teddy Robinson||The Teddy Robinson Storybook||Joan G. Robinson||Cuddly but accident-prone, Teddy Robinson belongs to a little girl named Deborah.|
|Tottles||Tottles the Bear||Humphry Bowen|
|Winnie-the-Pooh||Winnie-the-Pooh||A. A. Milne||Described as a bear of very little brain, yet has good ideas when helping with his friends.|
|Bamse||Bamse||The strongest bear in the whole world.|
|Biffo the Bear||The Beano|
|Cornelius Bear and Téodor Orezcu||Achewood|
|Genma Saotome||Ranma ½|
|Jasper the Bear||Jasper the Bear||Mascot of Jasper National Park; cartoon by James Simpkins|
|Kozlov Leifonovich Grebnev||Biomega|
|Lord Noriyuki||Usagi Yojimbo|
|Oliver B. Bumble||Tom Puss/Oliver B. Bumble||Known as Olivier B. Bommel in Dutch|
|P.T. Bridgeport||Pogo||A flamboyant impresario and traveling circus operator named after P.T. Barnum, with a theatrical speech pattern and carnival barker's sales spiel satirizing the circus-like, media frenzy atmosphere of American political campaigns.|
Film & Television
|Amy, Lulu and Morgan||Bananas In Pyjamas||The three teddies of Cuddles Avenue.|
|Bear||Bear in the Big Blue House||Bear is a bear that lives in a big blue house with his friends Tutter the mouse, Pip and Pop the otters, Ojo the bear cup, Trelo the lemur, and Shadow the shadow.|
|Baby Bear||Sesame Street||Son of Papa and Mama Bear and eventually brother of his new baby sister Curly and a good friend of Telly Monster.|
|Basil the Bear||Sesame Park|
|Beary Barrington||The Country Bears|
|Bobo the Bear||Muppets Tonight|
|The Buddy Bears||Garfield and Friends||Singing annoying bears that 'always get along'.|
|Bungle||Rainbow||An inquisitive bear but also clumsy and complains a lot about the other characters.|
|Buttons the Bear||Puppets Who Kill|
|Coca-Cola Bear||Coca-Cola Commercials||Though the particular origins are unknown, the Coca-Cola bear is prominently featured in wintertime advertisements for the company. It is usually depicted sliding down snow and has several progeny.|
|Fozzie Bear||The Muppets||An orange-brown, fozzie bear who often wears a brown pork pie hat and a red-and-white polka-dot necktie. Serves as the show's stand-up comic.|
|Gentle Ben||Gentle Ben||About a boy and his tame bear.|
|Humphrey B. Bear||Humphrey B. Bear|
|Katahdin||Prophecy 1979||Mutated Killer Bear|
|Lorek||The Golden Compass|
|Ringbear||How I Met Your Mother||The ring bearer at Barney and Robin's wedding.|
|Sooty||The Sooty Show||A glove puppet bear, created by Harry Corbett in 1948, that appears on British television.|
|Ted||Ted||A Talking teddy bear.|
|Ted E. Bear||The Bear Who Slept Through Christmas||Theodore Edward (Ted E.) Bear goes exploring while the other bears are hibernating.|
|Nassur||Tomorrow's Pioneers||An aggressively anti-Semitic teddy bear|
|Xiphias||The Poe News||Chet's bear puppet.|
|Andy Panda||Walter Lantz||He has a girlfriend called Miranda Panda, and a father called Andrew Senior. They have appeared in many cartoons and comic books. One of his comic book adventures was drawn by Carl Barks. John Stanley also did Andy Panda comic book work.|
|Barney Bear||Barney Bear||A grumpy bear, who finds it hard to cope with the annoyances around him.|
|Bi-Polar Bear||Queer Duck|
|Blubber Bear||Wacky Races||Luke's racing partner.|
|Bobo||The Simpsons||Mr Burns' treasured childhood teddy bear.|
|Bojan||Bojan the Bear||A painter who paints his own world with three colours.|
|Bongo||Fun and Fancy Free||A circus bear.|
|Boog||Open Season (2006 film)||Elliot's best friend and the protagonist of the film and it's sequels|
|"Br'er Bear"||"Br'er Rabbit"||A slow witted bear in Br'er Rabbit working with smarter Br'er Fox to capture and eat Br'er Rabbit.|
|Breezly||Breezly and Sneezly||A comical, resourceful, polar bear, who sticks with his friend Sneezly.|
|Corporal||Penguins of Madagascar||A Polar Bear who is the member of the North Wind.|
|Curtis E. Bear, the Courtesy Bear||The Simpsons||"For the next three hours, this bear will take your verbal and physical abuse..."|
|Cub||Happy Tree Friends||Causes trouble, usually through dangerous activities while his father does not pay attention.|
|Cindy Bear||The Yogi Bear Show||Yogi Bear's girlfriend. First appears as a blue bear in yellow garments, but is redesigned in Hey There, It's Yogi Bear!.|
|Disco Bear||Happy Tree Friends||A light orange-colored bear with an orange afro and sideburns who likes to dance to disco music. He wears 1970s style clothing, including a yellow leisure jacket, yellow bell-bottom pants, and orange and white dancing platform shoes.|
|Dovahbear||Dovahbear; Skyrim Cartoon||A bear living in the world of Skyrim, a territory in the realm of the Elder Scrolls world, who suddenly gains the shouting power of the Dovah; Dragons.|
|Elinor||Brave||The Queen who is transformed into a bear for two days by her daughter's purchased spell with unforeseen consequences.|
|Flippy||Happy Tree Friends||Flippy is a green male bear. He wears dog tags around his neck and a green beret with checkered crest on his head. He is a retired veteran soldier in the Army. He fought in the Weaponized Animal Regiment (The W.A.R), and has an obsession with making booby traps inspired by the Viet Cong, as well as a flashback of his experience of being held captive by them (as seen in Easy For You to Sleigh). But he sometimes "flips out" everytime he sees or hears something related to war and kills anyone in sight; hence the name.|
|Fluffy and Uranus||Duckman||Duckman's two Care Bear-esque teddy-bear office assistants. Fluffy is pink and Uranus is blue. However, they are otherwise identical and try to get Duckman to act kindly and more politically correct.|
|Gordon||Camp Lazlo||A bear bean scout.|
|Grizzly Bear||Happy Tree Friends||A grizzly bear who got angry at Nutty when he rips his fur off of him to use it to wipe honey off of himself and pursued and killed him and killed Lumpy in "Take a Hike".|
|Hei Bai||Avatar: The Last Airbender||Spirit of the forests that takes the animal form of a panda bear.|
|Humphrey the Bear||Walt Disney shorts||Usually harasses Donald Duck and park ranger J. Audubon Woodlore.|
|Kit Cloudkicker||TaleSpin||Formerly an air pirate, then after escaping became a navigator for Baloo.|
|Kissyfur||Kissyfur||A little boy bear that lives with his father in the swamps.|
|Kenai||Brother Bear||A man transformed into a bear by Sitka's spirit after killing Koda's mother.|
|Koda||Brother Bear||An orphaned bear cub, who becomes a great friend to Kenai.|
|Kumajiro||Hetalia: Axis Powers|
|Malloy||Brickleberry||A very crude, racist, sexist grizzly bear cub that play video games.|
|Mor'du||Brave, The Legend of Mor'du||A violent, massive bear with the strength of ten men. Formerly a human Scottish prince, who was transformed by a spell he acquired in an attempt to defeat his brothers for total control of an ancient kingdom.|
|Mouk||Mouk||A globe-trotting bear.|
|Penny Ling||Littlest Pet Shop (2012 TV series)|
|Po Ping||Kung Fu Panda|
|Pop||Happy Tree Friends||Cub's father, who usually causes misfortune for his son casually or through negligence.|
|Paw Paw Chuck||Paws & Tales||Grizzly Bear and folksy mentor of C.J. Brown and his friends.|
|Polar Bear||Shirokuma Cafe||The proprietor of the Café, which serves organic foods and drinks and is popular with both humans and animals. He has a habit of making bad puns with his customers and friends, just for the amusement of hearing their retorts.|
|Rilakkuma||Rilakkuma||"Relax Bear" and his girlfriend Korilakkuma, are a highly popular bear characters in Japan from the San-X Company.|
|Sebastian Star Bear||Sebastian Star Bear: First Mission||An extraterrestrial Star Bear from the Ursa Major constellation who flies to Earth in his CRYOG after hearing Griselda's plea for help.|
|Sexual Harassment Panda||South Park||Known also as Petey.|
|Sonya the Bear||Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted||King Julien's love interest.|
|The Squishy Bearz||Eek! The Cat||Parodic versions of the Care Bears, consisting of Kozy, Puffy, Wuz Wuz and Pierre.|
|SuperTed||SuperTed||A teddy bear found to be defective in the toy factory he was made and was discarded. A Spotty man found him there and brought him to life with his "cosmic dust".|
|Ted the Polar Bear||The Madagascar Penguins in a Christmas Caper||Starts off with a lonely Christmas until Private decides to get him a present.|
|Teddy Ruxpin||The Adventures of Teddy Ruxpin||Better known as "The World's First Animated Talking Toy".|
|The Three Bears||Looney Tunes||The Three Bears are a family that consists of Papa Bear (sometimes called Henry), Mama Bear, and Junior Bear (sometimes spelled Junyer or Joonyer).|
|Tim the Bear||The Cleveland Show||One of Cleveland and Donna's neighbors in Stoolbend. He is thirty-five years old and lives with his wife, Arianna, and his son, Raymond. He has deep religious convictions (often attending Stoolbend Community Church and having his honeymoon in Israel). He works as a telemarketer at Waterman Cable.|
|Vincent||Over The Hedge||Grizzly Bear antagonist from the film.|
|Yogi Bear & Boo Boo||The Yogi Bear Show||Yogi Bear and Boo-Boo Bear reside in Jellystone Park and would often try to steal picnic baskets while evading Ranger Smith.|
|Anna Paburowa||Gokujo Parodius||First Boss in Gokujo Parodius, Playable in Paro Wars, and the Pachislot Gokuraku Parodius|
|Bamboo Pandamonium[Note 1]||Mega Man X8||Robotic panda encountered as a boss in a bamboo forest. Works with the main villain, Sigma, to bring about his vision of the world.|
|Bear villagers||Animal Crossing||Species type that includes several characters who may inhabit the player's town.|
|Chen Stormstout||Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne||Warrior and Brewmaster of the Pandaren people.|
|Choko||Animal Boxing||Male brown bear boxer.|
|Freddy Fazbear||Five Nights at Freddy's||He is an animatronic bear that was built for Freddy Fazbear's Pizza. He has two counterparts. Golden Freddy appears in the first game and the sequel. Toy Freddy appears only in the sequel.|
|Grizzly Slash[Note 2]||Mega Man X5||Robotic grizzly bear encountered as a boss on a large train after he becomes berserk from the "Sigma Virus".|
|Ivan the Bear||Brutal: Paws of Fury||Russian brown bear who fights using Soviet military style.|
|Kuma||Tekken||Bodyguard of Heihachi Mishima.|
|Kumazo||Animal Boxing||Male polar bear boxer.|
|Li Li Stormstout||World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria||Niece and traveling companion of Chen Stormstout.|
|Misha||Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne||Brown bear companion of the beastmaster Rexxar.|
|Moneybags||Spyro 2: Ripto's Rage!||A greedy bear who has an obsession and love for money.|
|Monokuma||Danganronpa||A robotic black & white bear that takes over Hope's Peak Academy and finds joy in spreading despair.|
|Naughty Bear||Naughty Bear||A revenge-driven bear and protagonist of the eponymous game.|
|Panda||Tekken 3||Companion of Ling Xiaoyu.|
|Panda King||Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus||Pyrotechnics expert of the Fiendish Five and in the third game recruited to be part of the Cooper Gang.|
|Polar||Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back||Polar bear cub and pet of Crash Bandicoot.|
|Poler Kamrous||Mega Man Zero 2||Robotic polar bear encountered as a boss in Antarctica, where she guards a defense system computer.|
|Sana||Armello||Chosen hero of the Bear Clan attuned with nature.|
|The Grizz||Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time||Graffiti artist turned bad and now under the command of Cyrille Le Paradox.|
|Ulfsaar the Ursa Warrior||Defense of the Ancients||Ulfsaar the Warrior is the fiercest member of an ursine tribe.|
|Volibear||League of Legends||A fierce and respected warrior of the Ursine.|
|Wally Bear||Wally Bear and the NO! Gang||Title character and anti-drug advocate.|
|Yumil||Lollipop Chainsaw||The undead companion of Viking metal zombie Vikke.|
- The Great Root Bear and its wife, Rosie Bear - Corporate mascots for A&W Root Beer
- The animatronic cast of the Country Bear Jamboree attraction, found at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom and Tokyo Disneyland.
- Drop Bear, a fictitious Australian marsupial
- Fuzzy Wuzzy Bear, subject of the well-known rhyme Fuzzy Wuzzy (Song)
- George, the bear in the British Hofmeister Beer commercials of the 1980s. "For great lager, follow the bear".
- Gloomy Bear, character from Japanese graphic designer Mori Chack,Gloomy, an abandoned little bear, is rescued by Pitty (the little boy). At first, he is cute and cuddly, but becomes more wild as he grows up. Since bears do not become attached to people like dogs by nature, Gloomy attacks Pitty even though he is the owner. So Gloomy has blood on him from biting and/or scratching Pitty. The Gloomy with blood is called Chax Colony Edition
- Grizz Also Super Grizz, from the Memphis (Vancouver) Grizzlies
- Hidy and Howdy, mascots of the 1988 Winter Olympics
- Hamm's Beer bear and its wife, Harley bear
- Kumamon, mascot of Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan
- Misha, the mascot of the 1980 Summer Olympic games
- Pom Bear, the teddy shaped potato snack
- Smokey Bear, mascot of the U.S. Forest Service. He is also only semi-fictional, as he was based on a real orphaned bear cub also named Smokey.
- Snuggle, the fabric softener bear
- Sugar Bear, mascot for General Foods Corporation's Post Sugar Crisp cereal
- United Buddy Bears initiated by Klaus and Eva Herlitz
- The Charmin Bears, the mascot family of bears for Charmin
- Phineas T. Brizzly, the mascot for Brizzly.
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