Masha and the Bear

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Masha and the Bear
Masha and the Bear logo
Created byOleg Kuzovkov
Lisa Judson
Screenplay byOleg Kuzovkov
Oleg Užinov
Natalya Rumiantseva
Denis Chervyatsov
Nikolai Kuzovkov
Joe Ksander
Kevin R. Adams
Ernest Kataev
Greg Nix
Marina Sycheva
Alex Budovsky
Hunter Cope
Aleksey Karanovich
Aleksandr Filyurin
Vadim Golovanov
Ekaterina Kozhushanaya
Directed byDenis Chervyatsov
Oleg Kuzovkov
Oleg Uzhinov
Marina Nefedova
Olga Baulina
Roman Kozich
Georgiy Orlov
Vladislav Bayramgulov
Natalya Malgina
Andrey Belyaev
Ilya Trusov
Vasily Bogatyrev
Voices ofYulia Zunikova (Masha)
Alina Kukushkina (Dasha)
Boris Kutnevich & Irina Kukushkina (Bear)
Mark Kutnevich (Panda & Rabbit)
Eduard Nazarov (Santa Claus)
Music byVasily Bogatyrev
Opening themeMasha and the Bear Theme Song
Country of originRussia
Original languageRussian
No. of seasons5
No. of episodes88 (list of episodes)
ProducersAndrey Dobrunov
Oleg Kuzovkov
Dmitrij Lovejko
Marina Ratina
Maria Demina
Sergey Martynov
AnimatorsDarya Matreshina
Tatyana Bolotnova
Alexey Borzykh
Sergey Kuligin (35 episode Fotografia)
Sergey Sharigin
Elena Saraeva
Vadim Smaga

Sergey Artyukh
Yana Zavyalova
Michael Milotvorskiy
Mihail Tarasov
Running time7-8 minutes
Production companyAnimaccord Animation Studio
DistributorAnimaccord Animation Studio
Original networkRussia-1 (2011–2018)
Russia-K (2014–present)
Original release7 January 2009; 13 years ago (2009-01-07)
21 October 2017; 4 years ago (2017-10-21) (Masha's Tales)
15 February 2018; 4 years ago (2018-02-15) (Masha's Spooky Stories) –
12 February 2022; 3 months ago (2022-02-12)

Masha and the Bear (Russian: Ма́ша и Медве́дь, romanizedMasha i Medved Russian pronunciation: [ˈmaʂə i mʲɪdˈvʲetʲ]) is a Russian animated television series created by Oleg Kuzovkov and produced by Animaccord Animation Studio, loosely based on the oral children's folk story of the same name. The show focuses on the adventures of a little girl named Masha and her caring friend, the bear (mishka) that always keeps her safe from disasters.

Many of the episodes have been successful on YouTube. In particular, the Russian-language version of the episode "Маша плюс каша" ("Recipe for Disaster") has more than 4.49 billion views as of April 2022, making it the site's tenth most viewed video of all time, and the most viewed video on YouTube that is not a music video.[1]

The show consists of five seasons. Season 5, launched in June 2020 was the first Russian-produced animated TV show to have been released in 4K.[citation needed]


Masha is a three-year-old girl who lives in the forest with her pig, goat, and dog. In the first episode, it is shown that all the animals in the forest are afraid of her, as she is constantly forcing them to play with her. Then Masha sees a butterfly and inadvertently follows it inside the home of the Bear, who has gone fishing. While playing there, she makes a big mess. When he returns, he sees the disaster caused by Masha. The Bear tries to get rid of Masha, but he is unsuccessful, and he and Masha become friends.[2]

In each episode of the show, Masha is portrayed as a smart, kind, but mischievous, little girl who is exploring the world around her. This leads to many funny and entertaining situations. The kind-hearted Bear is always trying to keep Masha out of trouble, but often ends up the unintended victim of her mischief. There are several supporting characters in the series, including Masha's cousin Dasha, a penguin adopted by the Bear, a young panda cub from China, who is the Bear's cousin, two wolves who live in an old UAZ ambulance car, a tiger that used to work with the Bear in the circus, and a Female Bear that is the object of the Bear's affections. Characters also include a hare, squirrels and hedgehogs, a pig called Rosie, a goat, and a dog who all live in Masha's front yard.[3]



A sculpture of Masha and The Bear along with their friend Hare in Yelan.
Masha (a diminutive form of Maria) is a 3-year-old girl who is portrayed as naughty and hyperactive, and always thinks about playing. She lives in a house near a railway station; near her house there is a path that leads to the Bear's house. Masha loves the bear very much, but in her games she tends to create problems for him. In the series, neither Masha's parents nor the parents of her friends are shown. She loves sweets, jumping in a bucket, and looking at drawings of her and Bear. Masha's character combines the characteristics of 3-year-old (making grammatical errors when speaking, crying when she is not given what she wants) with adult skills (playing tennis, fishing, making preserves, playing electric guitar). In the episode "God Save the Queen", it is revealed that Masha has super strength, as she managed to pull a multi-ton train near her house just to give an elegant reception for the Lion King. She is voiced by Alina Kukushkina in Russian, and in English by Elsie Fisher.[4] In subsequent seasons, Masha was dubbed by Rebecca Bloom (ep. 27–39) and Angelica Keamy (ep. 40–52) and now dubbed by Kaitlyn McCormick.She is usually shown wearing a white shirt under a purple dress with a purple hood covering her short hair
The bear is a retired circus Kamchatka brown bear who lives in a house hollowed out of a tree in the forest. His past occupation makes him very talented in performing arts (like juggling, unicycling, and even stage magic) although he's also known to dabble into other hobbies and even some intellectual pursuits. Some episodes feature flashbacks in which he remembers his childhood as a cub in the same house. In the Russian-language version, Masha calls him "Mishka" (Russian: Мишка, a diminutive form of Russian name Misha, lit. "Mikey", fig. "Little Bear"), the traditional name given to bears in Russian tales. He is a huge bear with a big heart and he is Masha's father-like figure, as well as a friendly figure to her. He was voiced by Boris Kutnevich & Irina Kukushkina. He earlier also resided in Moscow.
Masha's Pets
A terrier, a goat, and a pig (and in the first episode, chickens) who live outside Masha's house in her front yard, but almost every time Masha comes out, they hide themselves to avoid her. The Pig is often forced to play with Masha, who makes it dress up like a baby in a stroller. In the episode "Dance Fever" it is revealed that the pig's name is Rosie.
The Wild Animals
The wild animals are a hare, red squirrels, hedgehogs, and two wolves. Masha and a certain Hare—in “One, two three! Light the Christmas Tree”, Father Frost’s list calls him ‘Bunny’, and in “Surprise! Surprise!” he delivers painted eggs—often play hockey together (and make a mess or accidentally hurt someone). The Hare is occasionally an antagonist of the Bear, due to stealing carrots from the Bear's garden. The two Wolves live in a derelict ambulance car on top of a hill, often looking for something to eat, and act as medics for any apparent injuries or illnesses, though they sometimes fear Masha (living in an ambulance cab and acting as medics is a pun on the Russian idiomatic expression Волки — санитары леса, "wolves are orderlies of the woods").
The She-Bear is a female grizzly bear. The Bear is enamored of her and sometimes goes out of his way to impress her. The first time she rebuffed him in favor of the Black Bear, only to realize how self-absorbed he is. Another time, she turned her nose up at the Bear's classical guitar playing as she preferred more modern music.[5] Even so, the She-Bear usually opens up to the Bear, such as the time she agreed to have a dinner with him, and she is sometimes kind to Masha, such as giving her a fashion magazine, helping to train her for her tennis match against the Black Bear, and helping her learn to ice-skate.
Dasha is Masha's cousin from Moscow, who looks like Masha, but is more "ladylike", has blue eyes, wears blue glasses and an orange dress. She is afraid of the Bear and calls him "Shaggy", "Monster" and "Beast".[6] She is voice by Alina Kukushkina.
Panda is a panda cub and the Bear's young cousin from China. He and Masha are rivals, often bickering every time he comes for a visit, but they occasionally get along and have fun together.


Whiskers n' Stripes
A Siberian tiger who is Bear's best friend from their days performing together in the Moscow circus.
The Black Bear
A Himalayan black bear, who is Bear's worst enemy and Bear's chief rival for the attentions of the She-Bear. The Black Bear has an arrogant and unsportsmanlike personality, cheating to win against Masha in a tennis game, and laughing at her when she grows gigantic. Bear's biggest fear is if Black Bear and She-Bear marry, which is shown in Game Over when Bear imagines what will happen if he plays games his whole life.
An Adélie penguin that first appears in "The Foundling", as an egg that Masha finds and makes the Bear hatch. The Penguin quickly imprints on the Bear as his parental-figure and the Bear forms a sincere bond with him, but chooses to send the Penguin to live in Antarctica for his own health.[7] Even so, they stay in touch and the Penguin once visited.
Ded Moroz (fig. Grandfather Frost)
A Russian version of Santa Claus (from Russian fairy tales) who appears in Christmas-themed episodes.
Four-eyed aliens
An trio of alien specimens who accidentally crashed on Earth, they were helped by Bear and Masha to get back to their spaceship.


According to the project's director, Denis Chervyatsov,

Masha was based on a real person… In the 1990s, the project's artistic director, Oleg Kuzovkov, was on holiday when he saw a little girl on the beach. The child was so genuine and open that she could easily walk up to a stranger and play chess with him or pick up his flippers and go swimming. However, after a few days, the vacationers began to hide…[8]


The series' production has been handled domestically at Animaccord Animation Studio since 2008.[8] The scenario for each episode is written by Oleg Kuzovkov, creator of the cartoon. Then the storyboarding is developed in accordance with the script and, in general, consists of at least 2000 slides. After the team finalizes the plot of an episode, the work for the 2D animatic kicks off. At this stage, animators define the duration of each scene in an episode, how characters are placed in it and interact with each other. After this step of the production is finished, the episode is passed for dubbing. Dubbing must be completed before 3D animation is applied, as the 3D animators need to know the characters' dialogue, intonations, and emotions in advance in order to keep their lip movements synchronized to the audio and make their facial expressions look realistic.[9]

3D animation[edit]

The 3D animation process begins right after dubbing has been finished. Animators manipulate all the movements that happen during the scenes, such as opening doors, taking books from bookshelves, and creating all the bodily movements required to bring the characters to life.[citation needed]


Rendering brings all the processes together. Renderers colorize grey 3D models and add such details as the Bear's fur, Masha's hair, etc. They create the lighting and weather in the scene as determined by the script.[citation needed]


Composing is the final stage of production, where the composers review all scenes of an episode, checking the color intensities, smoothing the edges of 3D models, and bringing all the components together to form a complete episode. Then the work is approved by the director and script-writer and uploaded to the show's official YouTube channel 'Masha and the Bear - Official Channel' formerly 'MashaBearTV' before it can be shown on TV.[citation needed]

Voice actors[edit]

Masha, her cousin Dasha, and Father Frost are the only characters who speak. The others communicate through pantomime or wordless sounds.[citation needed]

For the first two seasons, Masha's voice in the original Russian version was performed by Alina Kukushkina, who was 6 years old when she began to dub Masha. For the third season (seven years later in 2015), the officials of Animaccord studio confirmed that the new voice of Masha would be 6-year-old Barbara Sarantseva and then replaced again by Yulia Zunikova in 2020. The show's sound designer, Boris Kutnevich, provides the voice of The Bear. Mark Kutnevich provides the voice of The Hare.[citation needed]

For the English version, Elsie Fisher – the voice of Agnes in the Despicable Me films – dubbed the voice of Masha in the first season. In subsequent seasons Masha was dubbed by Rebecca Bloom (ep. 27–39) and Angelica Keamy (ep. 40–52) and now is Kaitlyn McCormick.

For Indonesian version, Azelia Rashika Andini was Masha's voice.[citation needed]


The music for each episode is written by Russian composer Vasily Bogatyrev[better source needed]. Many compositions are stylized for famous works: Moonlight Sonata, Beethoven's Symphony No. 5, a circus theme from the movie Soviet Circus, and in the episode “One-Hit Wonder” the rockstar Masha performs a song in the style of the group AC/DC. Most of the songs used in the cartoon, such as the soundtracks of “Laundry Day” and “The Grand Piano Lesson” episodes, became popular in Russia and abroad.[citation needed]

Awards and achievements[edit]

Masha and the Bear on 2019 stamps of Russia
  • In January 2015, the cartoon was included into a list of "TV Shows Destined to be Classics," which was compiled by the cartoon industry's periodical Animation Magazine to mark its 250 issue.[citation needed]
  • In February 2015, Masha and the Bear won a 2015 Kidscreen Award for Best Animation in the Creative Talent.[10]
  • In October 2015, Kidscreen Magazine named Animaccord Animation Studios as one of the top 50 leaders in the world of animation (Kidscreen Hot50) and the top 10 production companies of the year.[citation needed]
  • In 2018, the cartoon was included in the Guinness World Records as the most-watched animated video on YouTube, with the episode “Recipe for Disaster” that today counts over 4.4 billion views.[11] The episode was included in the most viewed video of all time, together with such well-known artists as Ed Sheeran with “Shape of you” video and Luis Fonsi ft. Daddy Yankee with “Despacito”.[citation needed]

According to the Associated Press, "Masha, who is dressed in a folk costume with a headscarf, became a household name in many Muslim nations including Indonesia."[12] Dmitry Loveyko, managing director of Animaccord, said that "It's a Muslim country, so we thought we're lucky she wears a headscarf and her legs are covered!"[12]

Mobile apps[edit]

The first Masha and the Bear mobile app was released by Apps Ministry in August 2011.[citation needed] In 2013 the first mobile game Masha and the Bear: Search and Rescue was published by Apps Ministry. Later more publishers such as Indigo Kids, PSV Studio, Noviy Disk developed and released games and apps featuring Masha and the Bear.[citation needed]


Netflix has released 27 of the first 29 episodes in 9 episodes of 3 segments each.[citation needed] Many of the videos were uploaded multiple times on three different YouTube channels ("Маша и Медведь", "Get Movies" and "Masha and The Bear") so their view counts across up to three channels have been combined.[13][14][15]


Season 1 (2009–11)
No. Title Netflix sequence Russia viewers (millions)
1 How They Met

Tired of having all the animals not listening to her, a girl named Masha runs away into a cottage. She discovers three pots of porridge, a wooden chair, and a bed. She eventually eats the three porridges and breaks the wooden chair before finding the bed and falls asleep in it. However, she fails to notice while she is sleeping that there is a bear heading home. The bear is also shocked to find the three pots empty, and noticing the chair in smithereens before finding Masha sleeping. He is about to throw her out when Masha awakens before hugging the bear. The Bear's angry frown goes away and he smiles too.

1.1.1 4. 94
2 Don't Wake Till Spring!

It becomes autumn, and it's time for Bear to hibernate, Masha wanders to Bear's house. Bear removes everything in and outside the house since Masha usually messes up everything, and even setting up a trap on the door, but Masha is able to get in, and goes to Bear and yells "Come play with me!", but Bear doesn't budge, leaving Masha going into a room where he put the bee hives in, and disturbs them with Bear waking up, and falls for the door trap. Later on, Bear makes Masha food since she starts getting hungry, but while starting to eat, she gets tired and Bear puts her to bed, leaving the food to a wolf and himself.

1.1.2 3. 54
3 One, Two, Three! Light the Christmas Tree! 1.1.3 1. 68
4 Tracks of Unknown Animals 1.3.1 3. 75
5 Prances with Wolves 1.2.2 3. 52
6 Jam Day 1.2.1 9. 09
7 Springtime for Bear 1.2.3 2. 18
8 Gone Fishing

One day while fishing, the bear is pulled into a river due to a sardine grabbing the Bears sandwich. Masha discovered the bear while reading a book The Bear and the mouse and comes to the rescue in a canoe. The Bears boat crashes sending the Bear flying into the river, but Masha Dives into the water to rescue him. After pulling the bear out, the bear thanks her for her help, however another sardine along with her husband arrive and pulls masha's fishing rod into the water with Masha hanging on to it prompting the bear to do the Rescue all over again.

1.4.1 2. 51
9 Call Me Please! 1.4.3 2. 36
10 Holiday on Ice 1.6.1 4. 09
11 First Day of School 1.8.1 3. 06
12 No Trespassing! 1.8.3 1. 34
13 Hide and Seek Is Not for the Weak 1.5.2 3. 37
14 Watch Out!

While playing tag with the bear, a father wolf bumps into a tree and a branch falls down knocking him unconscious. Masha and the Bear arrive and take good care of him. However, a bunny rabbit hiccups and the bear brings her into the house. However, more animals end up getting hurt and sick every single day such as accidentally stepping into insects, So the cottage is full with animals in bed and in chairs. When Masha and the Bear awaken, they discover the animals staggering out of the house. Masha Cries Out happily, "oh look"! "the animals are all well"! "now what should we do today"?.

1.3.2 2. 18
15 Little Cousin 1.6.3 7. 58
16 Get Well Soon! 1.9.2 4. 08
17 Recipe For Disaster 1.7.1 6. 44
18 Laundry Day

One day, Masha gets dirty when going to the bear's House to get some milk for her baby pig, so the bear puts on new outfits for Masha to wear. However Masha is covered in the milk she was going to give to her baby pig, such as getting covered in the pink porridge she was going to give to her pretend baby, getting all dusty when pulling for a jar of jam, and getting covered in raspberry juice because the bear won't let her in the house since she is getting all dirty. The bear leaves along with the pig and Masha in frustration since Masha is getting all dirty, but few troubles begin when Masha gets covered in seaweed and sea stars, and getting ink all over her last outfit. The bear realizes there is no more outfits for Masha to try on before discovering the baby pig. He dresses up Masha into a baby as well and the pig go away with Masha in the rocking driving crib and Masha Shouts at the bear that they forgot her regular outfit.

1.5.1 4. 65
19 The Grand Piano Lesson 1.8.2 3. 31
20 Stripes and Whiskers 1.4.2 2. 60
21 Home Alone 1.3.3 2. 33
22 Hold Your Breath 1.7.2 3. 13
23 The Foundling 1.7.3 0. 17
24 Bon Appétit! 2.6.2 6. 17
25 Hokus-Pokus 1.6.2 8. 18
26 Home Improvement 1.5.3 4. 20
Season 2 (2012–15)
No. overall No. in season Title Netflix sequence Russia viewers (millions)
27 1 Picture Perfect 2.1.1 3. 54
28 2 Time To Ride My Pony 1.9.3 2. 71
29 3 One-Hit Wonder 1.9.1 2. 60
30 4 Growing Potion 2.1.3 3. 71
31 5 Swept Away 2.1.2 1. 22
32 6 All in the Family 2.3.3 3. 19
33 7 La Dolce Vita 2.2.1 9. 05
34 8 Just Shoot Me 3.7.3 2. 12
35 9 Kidding Around 2.2.2 1. 53
36 10 Two Much 2.4.3 5. 18
37 11 Bon Voyage 2.2.3 2. 03
38 12 Trading Places Day 2.3.2 2. 04
39 13 The Thriller Night 2.7.2 2. 09
40 14 Terrible Power 2.4.1 3. 19
41 15 Hat Trick 2.4.2 2. 67
42 16 And Action! 2.5.1 2. 05
43 17 Self-Made Hero 2.7.1 3. 23
44 18 Once in a Year 2.3.1 3. 09
45 19 The Puzzling Case 2.5.3 1. 67
46 20 Dance Fever 2.7.3 2. 36
47 21 Victory Cry 2.5.2 3. 93
48 22 Sabre-Toothed Bear 2.8.1 3. 02
49 23 Variety Show 2.6.3 3. 27
50 24 Happy Harvest 2.8.2 4. 64
51 25 Home-Grown Ninjas 2.6.1 5. 81
52 26 See You Later 2.8.3 4. 07
Season 3 (2015–19)
No. overall No. in season Title Netflix sequence Russia viewers (millions)
53 1 Coming Back Ain't Easy [16] 3.1.1 1. 98
54 2 The Very Fairy Tale 3.1.2 3. 16
55 3 Driving Lessons 3.2.1 3. 28
56 4 A Ghost Story 3.2.3 1. 47
57 5 Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire! 3.3.2 1. 69
58 6 Like Cat and Mouse 3.2.2 2. 28
59 7 Game Over 3.4.2 1. 49
60 8 At Your Service 3.4.1 3. 10
61 9 A Christmas Carol 3.4.3 1. 82
62 10 Rock-a-bye, baby! 3.1.3 3. 78
63 11 Surprise! Surprise! 3.3.1 6. 34
64 12 The Three Mashketeers 3.3.3 1. 14
65 13 We Come in Peace! 3.6.3 0. 96
66 14 Tee for Three 3.8.1 0. 85
67 15 Best Medicine 3.6.1 2. 12
68 16 Quartet Plus 3.6.4 0. 88
69 17 New Kids on the Block! 3.7.1 1. 34
70 18 Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star 3.5.1 3. 08
71 19 What a Wonderful Game 3.8.3 0. 78
72 20 That's Your Cue! 3.6.2 0. 84
73 21 Fishy Story 3.7.2 1. 36
74 22 Monkey Business 3.7.4 1. 38
75 23 God Save the Queen! 3.5.3 0. 98
76 24 All the World's a Stage 3.5.2 0. 69
77 25 Around the World in One Day 3.8.2 0. 33
78 26 Who Am I? 3.8.4 0. 43
Season 4 (2019–present)
No. overall No. in season Title Netflix sequence Russia viewers (millions)
79 1 Where All Love to Sing 4.2.3 0. 24
80 2 Patience and Childhood - Das Ist Gut 4.4.1 0. 35
81 3 Pink of Fashion 4.2.1 TBA
82 4 No Work All Carnival 4.1.1 0. 32
83 5 The Secret of Mashuko 4.3.1 0. 33
84 6 From England with Love 4.2.2 0. 19
85 7 Happy New Year... Again! 4.1.2 0. 24
86 8 When Cacti Bloom 4.3.2 TBA
87 9 Spanish Tunes 4.1.3 TBA
88 10 Once in the Wild West 4.4.2 TBA
89 11 Tales from the East 4.3.3 TBA
90 12 Almost Ancient Greek Story 4.4.3 TBA
91 13 The Magic Flute 4.4.4 TBA
92 14 Big Hike TBA TBA


As of 2019[citation needed], Masha and the Bear premieres on CTC in Russia, Universal Kids in the United States, HOP! in Israel, and Treehouse TV in Canada. In the Middle East and North Africa, it premieres on Boomerang, as well as Spacetoon. It premiered on Junior in Germany and it aired on Boomerang, Cartoon Network Too, Cartoonito and Tiny Pop in the United Kingdom. It also premiered on Malyatko TV in Ukraine, and it premiered on Mega-Mult and Tlum in Russia on August 1, 2019. It is also broadcast in Indonesia by ANTV and on various channels in Pakistan. In India, it is broadcast on Nick Jr. In the Philippines, it was broadcast on Yey! every 7:30 am in the Bibolilits block but was later moved to the Kidz Weekend Block of A2Z Channel 11 and is also streaming on iWantTFC.[17][18]


Masha's Tales[edit]

A spin-off series to the show titled Masha's Tales is also available on Netflix. In the show Masha (voiced by a much older actress) tells classic Russian fairy tales as well as some Grimms' Fairy Tales to her toys. However, Masha makes up her own way of telling the stories (Such as putting a magical nutcracker who turns into a prince when she adapts Cinderella). She also mixes up the morals of the stories by often adding an additional ending so that way it could fit with what she's telling her toys. Masha's Tales premiered on Cartoon Network UK's sister pre-school channel, Cartoonito on June 20, 2016.[19]

Debut dates listed per Treehouse TV:

No. Title Original release date
1 The Wolf and the Seven Young Kids 21 October 2017[20]
2 The Magic Swan Geese 22 October 2017
3 The Fox and the Rabbit 23 October 2017[21]
4 Red Riding Hood 24 October 2017
5 Father Frost 25 October 2017[22]
6 The Wolf and the Fox 26 October 2017
7 The Tops and the Roots 27 October 2017[23]
8 The Frog Princess 28 October 2017
9 The Snow Maiden 28 October 2017[22]
10 Tom Thumb 29 October 2017
11 Wee Little Havroshechka 29 October 2017[24]
12 The Straw Bull-Calf 30 October 2017
13 Three Little Pigs 30 October 2017[25]
14 The Valiant Little Taylor 11:27 7 February 2018
15 Ali Baba 26 November 2017[26]
16 Cinderella 1 November 2017
17 Caliph Stork 11:20 am 9 February 2018[27]
18 Jack and the Beanstalk 2 November 2017
(reruns 9 February 2018 at 11:27 am)
19 The Swineherd 11:20 am 11 February 2018[28]
20 Bluebeard 11:27 am 11 February 2018
21 By the Pike's Wish 11:20 am 12 February 2018[29]
22 The Fox and the Rolling Pin 11:27 am 12 February 2018
23 Axe Porridge 11:20 am 13 February 2018[30]
24 Go I Know Not Whither
(TV guides misspell "Whither" as "Wither")
11:27 am 13 February 2018
25 The Golden Cockerel 11:20 am 14 February 2018[31]
26 The Humpbacked Horse 11:27 am 14 February 2018

Masha's Spooky Stories[edit]

Another spin-off of the Masha and the Bear franchise, Masha's Spooky Stories, premiered on Cartoonito UK and Netflix in October 2016.[19]

Debuts dates listed are for English releases in Canada on Treehouse TV, original air dates in Russia unknown:

No. Title Original release date
1 Soul Freezing Tale of Grim Forest and Tiny Timid Bug 11:20 am 15 February 2018[32]
2 Super Scary Story of a Little Boy Who Was Afraid of Washing 11:27 am 15 February 2018
3 Terrifying True Story About Monsters and Those Who Fear Them 11:20 am 16 February 2018[33]
4 Troubled Fable About a Kitten Who Was Lost But Found 11:27 am 16 February 2018
5 Nightmarish Kids Belief About Christmas Rhymes
(aka "A ghastly belief about New Year verselet")
11:20 am 17 February 2018[34]
6 Grim Parable About Superstitious Girl
(aka "A gloomy parable of a superstitious girl")
11:27 am 17 February 2018
7 Grim Testament About One Snotty Boy
(aka "A gloomy covenant about a snotty boy")
11:20 am 18 February 2018[35]
8 Grim Tale About One Girl Who Was Afraid of Animals 11:27 am 18 February 2018
9 Horrifying Story of Grandmother and Grandson
(aka "A horrific story about a Grandma and her Grandson")
11:20 am 20 February 2018[36]
10 A Myth Full of Grief and Despair About One Historical Error
(aka "A full of despair myth about a historical mistake")
11:27 am 20 February 2018
11 Panic Unbearable Legend About the Insects 11:20 am 21 February 2018
12 Troubled Story About Baba-yaga 11:27 am 21 February 2018
13 Sinister Saga of a Sick Tummy and a Girl Who Was Afraid of Doctors 11:20 am 22 February 2018
14 Fantastic Story About a Hedgehog, a Boy and Green Humanoids 11:27 am 22 February 2018
15 Horrible True Story of How a Boy Was Transferred to Another School 11:20 am 23 February 2018
16 A Terrible Tale About a Cow Herder on a Stump 11:27 am 23 February 2018
17 A Ghost Bike Saga Which Makes You Shiver 11:20 am 24 February 2018
18 Scary Story About Spooky Stories
(A classic spooky story.)
11:27 am 24 February 2018
19 Creepy Tale About Useful Inventions
(A spooky story about useful inventions.)
11:20 am 25 February 2018
20 Gloomy Story About the Darkest Dreams
(Computer games with monsters.)
11:27 am 25 February 2018
21 Terrible Legend About Thunder and Lightning
(A story about thunder and lightning.)
11:20 am 26 February 2018
22 Terrible Truth About Those Who Are Afraid to Be Little
(A story about being little.)
11:27 am 27 February 2018
23 Bloodcurdling Saga about Joyful Event
(Hearing news about joyful events.)
11:20 am 27 February 2018
24 Monstrous Tale about Tall and Short
(Masha discovers a strange law of nature.)
11:27 am 27 February 2018
25 Frightening Incident at the Circus
(A scary story about a strange clown.)
11:20 am 28 February 2018
26 Shocking Story About a Girl Who Was Afraid of Everything
(A story about a girl who is afraid of everything.)
11:27 am 28 February 2018

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Jacob Stolworthy (2016-02-04). "Russian cartoon Masha and the Bear has been watched more than a billion times on YouTube". The Independent. Retrieved 2016-03-27.
  2. ^ "Masha and the Bear's first episode". YouTube. 2016-04-22. Retrieved 23 April 2020.
  3. ^ "Masha and the Bear's episode 5". YouTube. 2020-04-22. Retrieved 23 April 2020.
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