Clear as a Bell
Season 1, Episode 40
Vital statistics
Air date October 17, 1997
Written by P. Kevin Strader (and Co-Producer)
Andy Yerkes (Co-Producer)
Directed by Mitchell Kriegman (and Created by and Executive Producer)
Dean Gordon (Associate Director)
Jack Cooke, John Hopkins and Jim Washburn (Utilities and Members of Technical Team)
Chad Cruikshank (Production Staff Assistant)
Bruce Dunkins (Key Production Assistant)
Episode guide
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Clear as a Bell is the 40th episode of Bear in the Big Blue House, 40th episode overall.


Bear is excited to receive a Spanish-language teaching tape in the mail, as he is hoping to use some Spanish phrases in his upcoming phone conversation with his friend Ursa. Tutter learns a new way to communicate as well when he gets a case of laryngitis and Bear gives him a bell to ring if he needs anything. Bear shows Treelo how to use his words to communicate during a pretend game with Ojo and as he deals with this and the situation with Tutter, Pip and Pop learn from his Spanish tape, perhaps even more than Bear does. In the Shadow segment, Shadow presents a version of the classic counting rhyme "Over in the Meadow".


Tutter looses his voice in this episode.

This is the 7th time a main character becomes part of Bear's signoff at the end of episodes: Mouse Party, What's in the Mail, Today?, All Connected, Eat, Drink Juice & Be Merry, The Big Little Visitor and Listen Up!.




Bear's Sense of SmellEdit

Just Woken Up Smell

Credits Edit

Clear as a Bell (Episode Credits)

Outtakes Edit

Clear as a Bell (Episode Outtakes)

Shadow's Appearance Edit

Upstairs Hallway
Upstairs Hallway-2

Production Code Edit

204 (Season 2, episode 4)

Other Languages Edit

Quotes Edit

DVD Releases Edit

Transcript Edit

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