The Adventures of Paddington Bear

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The Adventures of Paddington Bear
Genre Animation
Created by Michael Bond
Written by
Directed by Nicholas Roye
Voices of
Opening theme "He's Paddington Bear (One of a Kind)"
Ending theme "He's Paddington Bear (One of a Kind)" (Instrumental)
Composer(s) Milan Kymlicka
Country of origin UK
Canada
France
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 39 (Whole)
117 (Segments)
Production
Executive producer(s)
Producer(s) Cassandra Schafhausen
Editor(s) Natalie Rossin
Running time 24 minutes
Production company(s) CINAR
Protecrea
Distributor Cookie Jar Group (2004–2012)
DHX Media (2012–present)StudioCanal (2016–present)[1]
Release
Original network Teletoon
ITV Network (CITV)
Picture format 4:3
Original release June 14, 1997 (1997-06-14) – February 2, 2000 (2000-02-02)
Chronology
Preceded by Paddington Bear (1989 TV series)

The Adventures of Paddington Bear is a 1997 British-Canadian-French animated children's television series. It is based on the book Paddington Bear by Michael Bond and was written by Bruce Robb. It was produced by CINAR and Protecrea and ran for 117 episodes.

The show aired in the United States on the Cookie Jar Toons block on This TV from November 2008 to August 2009. However, all CINAR references in these broadcasts have been replaced by Cookie Jar references. It was also shown on HBO (owned by Time Warner).[2]

Cast[edit]

Episodes[edit]

No. Title Air date Summary
1 A Visit to the Hospital 14 June 1997 Paddington accidentally lands Mr. Curry in the hospital. His visit to the hospital gets an over privileged Mr. Curry back on his feet.
2 Paddington Takes to the Road 21 June 1997 In Paris, Paddington gets involved in a Tour de France bike race. He wins, making the Castille Village famous.
3 The Last Dance 28 June 1997 Paddington practices dancing for a Charity Ball. His dance with his partner doesn't go as planned, but wins first place.
4 Paddington Goes Underground 5 July 1997 Padding travels back and forth on the London Underground trains, with Judy and Mrs. Brown looking for him.
5 Paddington in the Ring 12 July 1997 In Japan, Paddington visits a Sumo Wrestling school, but in training confronts and eventually outwits the champion Yokozuna.
6 Mr. Curry lets off Steam 19 July 1997 Paddington accidentally locks Mr. Curry in Mr. Brown's birthday surprise Sauna, but eventually manages to rescue him.
7 A Visit to the Bank 26 July 1997 Paddington thinks his money has been stolen in a robbery. He is mistaken for a suspect, but the real crook is caught shortly.
8 A Spot of Fishing 2 August 1997 Paddington goes on a fishing trip with Mr. Gruber and Admiral Grundae. They are all marooned on an island.
9 Bear's Job Week 9 August 1997 Paddington participates in Job Week hoping to raise money for Aunt Lucy. Helping Mr. Curry seems to spell disaster, but it works out well.
10 Paddington And The Stately Home 16 August 1997 Mr. Gruber takes Judy, Jonathan and Paddington to the Lucman stately home. Paddington causes Lucman some inconvenience during the tour.
11 The Opal of My Eye 23 August 1997 Mr. Gruber and Paddington go on a tour of the opal mining capital Coober Pedy. By chance, Paddington uncovers Black Opals.
12 Too Much off the Top 30 August 1997 Paddington helps out at Mr. Sloop's barber shop, coming across an American who takes an interest in Mr. Gruber's antiques.
13 Adventure at the Seaside 6 September 1997 The Brown family go to the beach. Paddington is washed out to sea, but is rescued by two fishermen.
14 Paddington and the Pyramid Selling 13 September 1997 On a visit in Egypt with Mr. Gruber, Paddington is conned by a trickster, but Gruber sorts him out.
15 The Finishing Touch 20 September 1997 Paddington buys Mr. Gruber a rock for his patio, causing a few mishaps on the way. The rock makes a perfect coffee stand.
16 Paddington Turns Detective 27 September 1997 Padding does detective work to find who stole Mr. Brown's prized pumpkin, but unwittingly gets a common burglar to be caught.
17 Seeing is Believing 4 October 1997 On a tour in an Irish castle, Paddington and Mr. Gruber help a youngling to rekindle her fascination of the old Leprechaun stories.
18 A Visit to the Theatre 11 October 1997 The Brown family go to watch a play at the theatre. Paddington goes backstage and helps to improve the performance.
19 Paddington at the Wheel 18 October 1997 Mr. Brown is in trouble with court for a driving mishap. Then Paddington takes Mr. Brown's driving test for him.
20 Howdy Paddington 25 October 1997 In Montana, Mr. Gruber and Paddington practice horse riding. Billy Bob steals Loretta's cows, but is caught and the cows recovered.
21 Paddington goes Shopping 1 November 1997 Mrs. Brown and Judy take Paddington to the mall. He gets elevator sick, then wanders around, and unwittingly gives the mall publicity.
22 Paddington gets a Raise 8 November 1997 Paddington tries to raise money to buy a Gift-o-Gram for Mr. Brown's birthday. However, Mr. Gruber has just the answer.
23 Bonhomme Paddington 15 November 1997 In Quebec, Paddington visits an ice palace and enters an ice sculpture contest and wins a canoe race.
24 Everything Comes to Those Who Wait 29 November 1997 Paddington comes across a house, where he is required to wait on and cook for Mrs. Smith Chumley.
25 Paddington Hits Out 13 December 1997 Mr. Curry has Paddington as his golf caddy, after an accident takes his place as golfer. Paddington manages to win the golf tournament.
26 Ranger Paddington 20 December 1997 On an African safari, Paddington trails some poachers and with the help of an ostrich manages to catch them and rescue Mr. Gruber and the ranger.
27 Paddington's Puzzle 10 January 1998 Paddington makes a jigsaw puzzle out of Mr. Curry's precious painting and tries to make it up to him.
28 Paddington Cleans Up 17 January 1998 Paddington ends up getting swindled by a conman selling faulty vacuum-cleaners, but Mr. Curry gets the perpetrator arrested.
29 Riding High 24 January 1998 Mr. Gruber takes Paddington to a horse-race, and when one of the jockeys is injured and unable to compete, Paddington takes his place and wins.
30 Paddington Dines Out 7 February 1998 It's Paddington's birthday and the Browns give him a special treat; dinner at an expansive restaurant.
31 Paddington Keeps Fit 14 February 1998 Paddington buys a body builder, but Mr. Curry cons Paddington to get a money back guarantee, which backfires on him.
32 Paddington goes to Washington 21 February 1998 Paddington visits Washington D.C. with Mr. Gruber.
33 Trouble at the Launderette 28 February 1998 Paddington does laundry at the launderette for Henry and Curry, and while it didn't go exactly as planned the attempt went better than ok.
34 The Case of the Doubtful Dummy 7 March 1998 Paddington is hoping to solve a mystery and eventually nabs a jewel-thief who was hoarding jewels in a dummy.
35 The Greatest Paddington on Earth 14 March 1998 Paddington joins a Chinese travelling circus. Paddington's accidents create new ideas for a successful performance.
36 Paddington goes to Court 21 March 1998 Paddington and Mr. Gruber visit a courthouse to see a trial in action, where Paddington gets mistaken for another "Mr. Brown".
37 The Treasure Hunt 28 March 1998 Paddington goes treasure hunting to find his lost coins and Mrs. Brown's wedding ring. Eventually Paddington figures a Magpie took them.
38 Paddington goes to Hollywood 11 April 1998 Paddington and Mr. Gruber take a tour of Hollywood and Paddington himself gets to be a movie-star.
39 Mr. Gruber's Mystery Tour 18 April 1998 Mr. Gruber takes Paddington to a wax museum, where waxworks are falling and being damaged. Paddington finds a squirrel is the culprit.
40 A Disappearing Trick 25 April 1998 On his other birthday, Paddington develops an interest in magic and gets himself a magic set, where he later attempts to put on a show with it.
41 Paddington Saves the Day 2 May 1998 Paddington recalls a polo game he competed in to Jonathan and Judy.
42 Paddington goes to School 9 May 1998 Paddington is requested to attend school, though the principal later decides that it's unnecessary.
43 Old Master Paddington 16 May 1998 After developing a liking for art Paddington and Mr. Curry accidentally mess up Henry's painting for an art contest, though it went better than expected (except for Curry).
44 Paddington and the Pardon 30 May 1998 In a town in France Paddington joins a band.
45 A Picnic on the River 6 June 1998 While setting up a picnic Paddington ends up losing his hat (along with Mrs. Bird's umbrella) in the river and is devastated.
46 A Day to Remember 13 June 1998 Paddington is invited to be a ring-bearer at a wedding for a pair of grocery-sellers he's close to, though it doesn't go exactly according to plan.
47 Paddington in Spain 20 June 1998 In Saville, Paddington and Mr. Gruber help out with Maria and her family. By accident, Paddington helps Maria to do a Flamenco Dance.
48 A Most Unusual Ceremony 27 June 1998 The Brown Family is invited to a ceremony by Sir Huntley Martin. Paddington is delayed, but makes it on time.
49 Paddington Steps Out 4 July 1998 Judy takes Paddington to a play at her school and Paddington joins in.
50 Paddington Prepares 11 July 1998 Before Paddington can go with Mr. Gruber's on a world trip he is thought to be suspicious at the airport until he finds his passport.
51 Paddington Recommended 18 July 1998 After dressing up in a fancy tuxedo, Paddington gets special treatment at a fancy restaurant.
52 Paddington goes to the Dentist 25 July 1998 After Paddington ate a hard-crunchy nut, he suffers a problem in his teeth and has to go to a dentist.
53 Paddington's Dinosaurs 1 August 1998 Paddington and Mr. Gruber visit a dinosaur dig in Canada. Paddington unwittingly annoys Mr. Ditzbury and then stumbles on a new fossil.
54 Paddington's First Flight 8 August 1998 Paddington won a contest for hairiest legs to water-ski and with Mrs. Bird's umbrella created a new form of parasailing.
55 Paddington Breaks the Peace 15 August 1998 Mr. Curry takes advantage of Paddington's gardening skills in the hopes to win a best-garden contest, and despite a mishap with Curry's lawnmower both ended up winning first-prize.
56 Paddington Takes Off 22 August 1998 Paddington and Mr. Gruber visit a NASA-center, and Paddington himself gets picked to replace an out-of-commission astronaut, but doesn't have to go into space after fixing a spaceship's radio.
57 Trouble at Number Thirty-Two 29 August 1998 On a snowy day, Mr. Curry requests Paddington to shovel snow out of his walkway, but also got Curry locked out of his own home.
58 Paddington in a Hole 5 September 1998 Mr. Curry starts renovating his backyard and asks Paddington to help, and Paddington sets up a pseudo drive-through for Curry.
59 Paddington in the Galapagos Paddington and Mr. Gruber visit the Galapagos Islands and Paddington himself gets fallowed around by a pair of documenters who mistake him for a new island-species of animal.
60 Paddington Strikes a Bargain Paddington helps Mr. Gruber ready a vintage steam car, but requires the aid of Muscles Galore after accidentally breaking it.
61 Pantomime Time The Brown Family go to the theatre to watch the pantomime Dick Whittington and His Cat. Paddington gets involved a lot on stage.
62 Paddington in Alaska Paddington participates in a race for Lars Larson. He rescues Mr. Le Puar and takes him and a pack of wolves to town.
63 A Stitch in Time Paddington has to go sew Mr. Curry's clothes with an old sewing machine, but messes them up. The Sew Right company solves Paddington's problem.
64 Paddington and the Cold Snap Mr. Curry wants service for his plumbing, but when Paddington does it, the pipes leak. Mr. Curry's insurance compensates for that.
65 Paddington and the Yeti In Tibet, Paddington and Mr. Gruber travel with Magarpo into the mountains, unaware they have the Yeti for company.
66 Paddington Hits the Jackpot Paddington participates in a game-show, although the host wasn't too keen on letting him win.
67 Paddington Makes a Clean Sweep During Spring-Cleaning Paddington sweeps the chimney (unknowingly also disrupting a hired chimney-sweeper's work).
68 Paddington at the Olympics Paddington was accidentally chosen to represent Britain in the Olympics in America. Despite this he succeeds in lighting the torch.
69 Paddington and "Do it Yourself" Paddington decides to do things himself after Curry tells him about it, but when putting the words into action, Paddington does more harm than good.
70 In and out of Trouble Mr. Curry sets up a raggedy hammock, but doesn't want anyone else to know about it (except Paddington), though it doesn't go very well.
71 Sir Paddington Mr. Gruber takes Paddington to a medieval fair to see a jousting-tournament, but one of the knights is playing dirty and Paddington has to stop him.
72 A Spot of Decorating After seeing some construction-workers decorate a house Paddington tries to imitate it, and while it was sloppy he did a surprisingly good job.
73 Paddington in Touch Paddington's old school invites the Browns to a special rugby match against a team from Peru. Paddington finds his loyalties are divided until the Peruvian team is one man short. Paddington gets in the scrum and soon helps tie the game—thanks to a little help from his Aunt Lucy, who is in England on a surprise visit.
74 Paddington and the Dead Sea As a reward for all their hard work, Mr. Gruber and Paddington visit a luxurious spa on the shores of the Dead Sea. Paddington is amazed at what people do to get body and mind in shape - it looks more like torture to him - and he does his best to rescue Mr. Gruber from harm. In the end, Paddington and Mr. Gruber are exhausted and need a vacation from their vacation.
75 Goings on at Number Thirty-Two Aunt Lucy's visit to London has kept the Browns on their toes and made them exhausted, so all are greatly relieved when Paddington sets out with his Aunt to do a little shopping. Little do they know they're looking for a gift to thank Mr. Brown for being so kind to Paddington, and it's a gift that will land them smack dab in the middle of the Thames in need of rescue by the harbor patrol.
76 A Sticky Time After some cooking went wrong Paddington gets his limbs and chest glued together, Mrs. Bird and Mrs. Brown resort to taking him to the hospital where Paddington is successfully freed from his trapped pose, even though it costs him all the fur on his belly.
77 Private Paddington Paddington and Mr. Gruber enroll in a military school, and are rewarded for catching a pair of burglars.
78 Paddington Buys a Share A conman is on the lose and Paddington has become his latest victim, but Mr. Gruber saves the day.
No. Title Original air date (Teletoon)[3] Summary
79 Paddington Takes a Cut January 3, 2000 (2000-01-03) Paddington decides to try a paw at topiary (the art of cutting bushes and shrubs into fantastic shapes) and luckily for the Browns, Mr. Curry asks Paddington to have a go at one of his shrubs.
80 Anchors Away January 3, 2000 (2000-01-03) Paddington and Mr. Gruber are on a cruise and unknown to Paddington his adopted-parents and Mrs. Bird were secretly on board as well (which Paddington initially thought to be a mirage).
81 Paddington Passes Through January 3, 2000 (2000-01-03) When Paddington visits the local television station to be part of a live studio audience, he ends up in not one, not two, but three live programs that are broadcast all over England.
82 What's Going on at Number 32? January 4, 2000 (2000-01-04) Paddington is delighted when Mr. Brown purchases a new television and antenna. Now he can watch all his favorite programs. Unfortunately for the Browns, that's just what Mr. Curry is hoping to do as well.
83 Paddington at the Stone Garden January 4, 2000 (2000-01-04) Paddington tells Mr. Curry a story of his trip to the Rock Garden in India. After that he builds Mr. Curry a statue of him.
84 Trouble in the Bargain Basement January 4, 2000 (2000-01-04) In the bargain basement Paddington does some free demonstrations which causes inconvenience for others.
85 Paddington Clocks In January 5, 2000 (2000-01-05) Mr. Curry takes Paddington to the horse race course, but they accidentally cause a bomb scare, but Paddington clears it all up.
86 Paddington goes Swiss January 5, 2000 (2000-01-05) In Switzerland, Paddington outfits himself with ski gear to take a picture of the Matterhorn, causing inconvenience for champion skier France.
87 A Day by the Sea January 5, 2000 (2000-01-05) While on the beach, Paddington again gets conned and vows to get back at his swindler, even if it means pulling random men's beards.
88 A House-Training January 6, 2000 (2000-01-06) Paddington finds a lost-dog, though Mrs. Brown is allergic and Mr. Curry is hoping to help in the hopes to get rewarded.
89 Dare Devil Bear January 6, 2000 (2000-01-06) There's nothing more exciting than an air show. Especially if the star attraction is a wing walking bear. Paddington's less than enthusiastic when he finds out he has to walk on the wing –– when the plane is actually in the air. Thanks to some Paddington logic, he sticks to that wing like glue.
90 Paddington the Rock Star January 6, 2000 (2000-01-06) Paddington, Mrs. Bird, Jonathan and Judy go to a rock-performance, where Paddington and the rock-star temporarily switch identities.
91 The Amazing Paddington January 7, 2000 (2000-01-07) Paddington takes interest in hypnosis and ends up hypnotizing Mr. Curry into acting like various animals (and can only be cured by a honking sound).
92 Pirates January 7, 2000 (2000-01-07) Paddington and Mr. Gruber visit an amusement-park to check a new pirate-ride, and after one of the animatronics broke-down Paddington took over, making it a bit more realistic.
93 Paddington the Host January 7, 2000 (2000-01-07) When Mr. Curry stubs his toe, he takes advantage of Paddington and Henry's hospitality while the women want him gone.
94 The Great Escape January 10, 2000 (2000-01-10) A pair of burglars take shelter in Mr. Curry's home, but later decide to turn themselves in to getaway from Paddington and his clumsiness.
95 The Paddington Files January 10, 2000 (2000-01-10) After watching a late-night alien horror-movie, Paddington is convinced that anything that looks like an alien and co is an alien and co.
96 Paddington the Surveyor January 10, 2000 (2000-01-10) The fence separating the Brown's and Mr. Curry's back gardens becomes the topic of a neighborly argument when it appears that part of the Brown's garden is actually on Mr. Curry's land.
97 Mr. Curry's Birthday Bash January 11, 2000 (2000-01-11) Mr. Curry has never had a birthday party, or at least, that's what he convinces Paddington of. So when he lets slip that it's his birthday, Paddington does the neighborly thing. But one surprise guest in particular knows that Curry's up to his old tricks: Curry's mother, and she is not impressed to learn her son lied about everything.
98 Paddington and the Loch Ness Monster January 11, 2000 (2000-01-11) Paddington and Mr. Gruber visit Loch Ness, at the same time a man tries to fake a monster-sighting.
99 Copybear January 11, 2000 (2000-01-11) Paddington delivers papers to Mr. Browns office.
100 Paddington gets his Money's Worth January 12, 2000 (2000-01-12) Paddington loves reading comic books so Mr. Curry agrees to give him some old ones he has in his basement, for a price. They turn out to be quite valuable. Mr. Curry tries every trick in the book to get them back, but Paddington is happy to keep and read them.
101 Drive Bear Drive January 12, 2000 (2000-01-12) Mr. Gruber loses his glasses during driving and Paddington has to drive for him.
102 Paddington Delivers the Goods January 12, 2000 (2000-01-12) It's Mr. and Mrs. Brown's anniversary and Paddington's noticed Mr. Brown is behaving rather oddly. Mr. Brown is pretending he doesn't remember so his gift will be that much more of a surprise. But when Paddington is sent to collect the gift, a piano, it'll be a miracle if the whole town doesn't find out about it.
103 Paddington the Tour Guide January 13, 2000 (2000-01-13) Paddington takes a group of Chinese tourists around town.
104 April Fools January 13, 2000 (2000-01-13) Mr. Curry thinks Paddington's made him an April Fool, so he retaliates by sending Paddington on a fool's errand. Poor Paddington doesn't even know what April Fool's is. Aunt Lucy always taught him it was rude to play tricks on people. But in this case, Paddington's honesty turns out to be the best trick of all.
105 Superstitious Paddington January 13, 2000 (2000-01-13) On a Friday the 13th, Paddington begins to believe in bad luck and tries to prevent everyone else from getting it. Ironically he is a bringer of bad luck himself in some ways.
106 The Royal Tour February 2, 2000 (2000-02-02) A boring royal banquet in Luxembourg becomes rather exciting when a strange, exotic dignitary arrives un-announced. Paddington Brown from Darkest Peru rubs elbows with royalty and teaches them how to have fun at a party.
107 Gold Rush Paddington February 2, 2000 (2000-02-02) Paddington unknowingly starts a new gold rush when he finds a nugget while panning for gold. It turns out the nugget is the gold tooth that fell out of Mr. Gruber's mouth, but when the truth is discovered, gold fever is out of control.
108 Paddington Calls the Shots February 2, 2000 (2000-02-02) Mr. Brown's new video camera gives Paddington the idea he can make his own movie and enter a film festival. Mr. Curry gives Paddington little choice but to use him as his leading man. When Paddington shows the rough cut to Mr. Gruber, he suggests a better place for the film a blooper TV show and Paddington and Mr. Curry win first prize.
109 The Spy who Loved Marmalade January 17, 2000 (2000-01-17) Paddington unknowingly participates in a spy-mission to retrieve a suitcase full of top-secret valuables.
110 Paddington at Wimbledon January 17, 2000 (2000-01-17) Paddington is delighted to accompany Mr. Gruber to the famous tennis competition. Especially when a small misunderstanding lands him on center court getting first paw experience as a ball bear.
111 Paddington in the Park January 17, 2000 (2000-01-17) The local Shakespeare in the Park play is underway and Paddington is in charge of sound effects for the performance of Romeo and Juliet. Paddington's thunderclaps take everyone by surprise and make the play a resounding success when a real life Romeo and Juliet story comes to a happy ending.
112 One Bear's Treasure January 18, 2000 (2000-01-18)
113 A Bear of Style January 18, 2000 (2000-01-18)
114 A Night at the Opera January 18, 2000 (2000-01-18)
115 Paddington the Babysitter January 19, 2000 (2000-01-19)
116 Paddington on the Orient Express January 19, 2000 (2000-01-19)
117 Paddington and the Frog Doom January 19, 2000 (2000-01-19)

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