The Little Flying Bears
|The Little Flying Bears|
|Written by||Jean-Pierre Liccioni|
Teddy Lee Dillon
|Country of origin||Canada
|No. of episodes||39|
|Running time||30 minutes|
|Original run||1990 – 1991|
The Little Flying Bears (Croatian: Mali leteći medvjedići) is an animated television series produced by Zagreb Film and CinéGroupe. It was a Canadian/Croatian co-production which originally aired in 1990.
The series focuses on a rare species of little bears with wings that live in the magical forest in a utopian cooperative community. The little flying bears together with their friends, took on themselves the task to defend their forest from pollution. However, their efforts, very often, are disturbed by two weasels, Skulk and Sammy, which strive to pollute the forest. Every so often the weasels receive help from Slink the snake. The three always strive to find new ways to disturb the harmony of the forest but their plans are destroyed always by the bears. The bears are always attentive to the advices of the old bear, Plato (who is too old to fly) and his friend Ozzy the owl.
- Plato (voiced by Walter Massey) - A wise old flying bear that serves as the head of the flying bear community and is the grandfather of all its bear cubs. Plato is too old to have wings and therefore is not capable of flying. The young bears respect him for his wisdom and follow his advice.
- Walt (voiced by Arthur Holden) - A young male blue colored flying bear cub. He is Tina's boyfriend. He is the possible, but not confirmed, brother of Jason and Josh. He and Tina are the main protagonists of the series.
- Tina (voiced by Jessalyn Gilsig) - A young female orange colored flying bear cub. She is Walt's girlfriend. She is the possible, but not confirmed, sister Lotus and Jasmine. She and Walt are the main protagonists of the series.
- Josh (voiced by Teddy Lee Dillon) - A young male brown colored flying bear cub. He is Jasmine's boyfriend and brother of Jason.
- Jasmine (voiced by Pauline Little) - A young female pink colored flying bear cub. She is Josh's girlfriend and twin sister of Lotus.
- Lotus (voiced by Pauline Little) - A young female pink colored flying bear cub. Lotus is Jasmine's twin sister. She is the possible, but not confirmed, Jason's girlfriend.
- Jason (voiced by Jeff Lumby & Ian Finlay) - A young male red colored flying bear cub. He is Josh's brother. He is the possible, but not confirmed, Lotus's boyfriend.
- Ozzy (voiced by Rick Jones) - impatient and nervous male brown owl. Friend of bears.
- Markus - young male red frog. Friend of bears.
- Jumpy - A young female blue colored rabbit. She is inquisitive and witty. Friend of bears.
- Fluffy - A young female orange colored squirrel
- Skulk (voiced by Terrence Scammell) - An anthropomorphic weasel. The Little Flying Bears' worst enemy. He yearns for "manimal"(human) culture and brings lots of side effects to the forest.
- Sammy (voiced by A.J. Henderson) - An anthropomorphic and stupid weasel. He is Skulk's partner.
- Slink (voiced by Rick Jones) - The shrewd snake. The only snake in the forest. Often assists Skulk and Sammy.
- Grizelda (voiced by Kathleen Fee) - A large and evil spider who lives in the terrible forest. She is very protective of the syrup trees.
- Spike - A rat that comes from the city along with two rat subordinates.
- Keep Out
- Attack Of The Scarlet Serpents
- The Juice Festival
- Black Cloud
- Runaway Truck
- Hurray! For Eggs
- A Birthday To Remember
- The Traps
- The Forbidden Flower
- The White Rain
- The Bears Christmas
- Sore Losers
- The White Bear
- The Fountain Of Youth
- The Monster In The Mountain
- The Great Drought
- The Lumber Barons
- The Wood Fairy
- The Costume Ball
- Hide And Seek
- The Big Sting
- The Reluctant Hero
- The Virus
- Dr. Skulk
- A Gift From Space
- Sing For The Rain
- The First Encounter
- The Rats
- The River Rescue
- The Storm
- The Rats Revenge
- The Outsider
- Capture The Sun
- Prescription For Pandemonium
- The Visitor
- Power To Spare
- Fire Bug
- 環保小飛熊 (Traditional Chinese Title)
- 环保小飞熊 (Simplified Chinese Title)
- Les Oursons Volants (French Title)
- Die Flugbärchen kommen! (German Title)
- Repülő bocsok (Hungarian Title)
- המעופפים הנועזים (HaMeofefim Hanoazim) (Israeli Title)
- Летечките мечиња (Letechkite mechinja) (Macedonian Title)
- Latające misie (Polish title)
- Mali leteči medvedki (Slovene Title)
- Los Osos Voladores (Spanish Title)
- De flygande björnarna (Swedish Title)
- Malí létající medvídci (Czech Title)