History Trivia / CareBears

18th Apr '17 5:31:38 PM nombretomado
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** Given that American Greetings actually have a child company running in Malaysia (Memory Lane), it's especially weird that Care Bears merchandise has been ridiculously hard to get in the country. [=AiCAL=] was introduced very late into the franchise' life, aired only once on Cartoon Network (same as StrawberryShortcake: Berry Bitty Adventures), and the DVD release is a case of BadExportForYou in that the two episodes that made up the Down to Earth special was never released, and [=WtCAL=] was only available on Boomerang in Asia, which is not available in Malaysia (and since the shutdown of the South East Asian feed, not available anywhere in South East Asia). Also, [=AiCAL=] era merch were not available in the country, and the only [=WtCAL=] merch available in the country are toddler clothing- for some reason, the other merchandises are still stuck in the 1980s era designs.

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** Given that American Greetings actually have a child company running in Malaysia (Memory Lane), it's especially weird that Care Bears merchandise has been ridiculously hard to get in the country. [=AiCAL=] was introduced very late into the franchise' life, aired only once on Cartoon Network (same as StrawberryShortcake: WesternAnimation/StrawberryShortcake: Berry Bitty Adventures), and the DVD release is a case of BadExportForYou in that the two episodes that made up the Down to Earth special was never released, and [=WtCAL=] was only available on Boomerang in Asia, which is not available in Malaysia (and since the shutdown of the South East Asian feed, not available anywhere in South East Asia). Also, [=AiCAL=] era merch were not available in the country, and the only [=WtCAL=] merch available in the country are toddler clothing- for some reason, the other merchandises are still stuck in the 1980s era designs.
12th Oct '16 10:37:15 AM Qicetrini
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** ''Sort'' of. Billie Mae Richards, the voice of Tender Heart Bear in the first two films and the DIC TV series, and Jim Henshaw, the voice of Bright Heart Raccoon in the first two films, had their roles switched in the Nelvana TV series.

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** ''Sort'' of. Billie Mae Richards, the voice of Tender Heart Bear in the first two films and the DIC DiC TV series, and Jim Henshaw, the voice of Bright Heart Raccoon in the first two films, had their roles switched in the Nelvana TV series.
8th Apr '16 11:09:13 AM hamza678
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* HeyItsThatVoice.CareBears



* HeyItsThatGuy: Jeff Gordon - television - is a director and producer and storyboard artist for shows such as ''JakersTheAdventuresOfPiggleyWinks'' and ''{{Histeria}}''. Not the same individual as the NASCAR legend.
** The Story Editor in the first episode of ''Welcome to Care-a-Lot'' is no other than Amy Keating Rogers. She is one of the headwritters of ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic''. In fact, Keating Rogers is apparently the staff story editor, as there haven't been any others so far.
16th Feb '16 7:33:44 PM RAMChYLD
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* ChannelHop: The franchise's colorful animated history started with Creator/DiCEntertainment animating the early WesternAnimation/CareBears1980s episode, but halfway through the series production changed to Creator/{{Nelvana}}. Then production slowed down until the franchise was canned after blatant mismanagement all but killed it. When the franchise returned, Nelvana resumed production at first with two specials, then the production was shifted over to [=DiC=] again with WesternAnimation/CareBearsAdventuresInCareALot. This did not last, however, as Hasbro then [[ExecutiveMeddling meddled]], fresh from prying the master license out of Play Along Toys' hands, and handing production over to [=MoonScoop=], who went on to produce the equally short-lived WesternAnimation/CareBearsWelcomeToCareALot. [=MoonScoop=] then underwent a takeover, and returned as Splash! Entertainment, who then produced WesternAnimation/CareBearsAndCousins for Netflix.

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* ChannelHop: The franchise's colorful animated history started with Creator/DiCEntertainment animating the early WesternAnimation/CareBears1980s episode, episodes, but halfway through the series production changed to Creator/{{Nelvana}}. Then production slowed down until the franchise was canned after blatant mismanagement all but killed it. When the franchise returned, Nelvana resumed production at first with two specials, then the production was shifted over to [=DiC=] again with WesternAnimation/CareBearsAdventuresInCareALot. This did not last, however, as Hasbro then [[ExecutiveMeddling meddled]], fresh from prying the master license out of Play Along Toys' hands, and handing production over to [=MoonScoop=], who went on to produce the equally short-lived WesternAnimation/CareBearsWelcomeToCareALot. [=MoonScoop=] then underwent a takeover, and returned as Splash! Entertainment, who then produced WesternAnimation/CareBearsAndCousins for Netflix.
4th Feb '16 8:27:35 AM RAMChYLD
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* ShortRunInPeru: ''Care Bears and Cousins'' already debuted in Latin American Netflix streamings at December 2015, while the English version will be broadcasted until 2016.
4th Feb '16 8:24:07 AM RAMChYLD
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* ChannelHop: The franchise's colorful animated history started with Creator/DiCEntertainment animating the early WesternAnimation/CareBears1980s episode, but halfway through the series production changed to Creator/{{Nelvana}}. Then production slowed down until the franchise was canned after blatant mismanagement all but killed it. When the franchise returned, Nelvana resumed production at first with three specials, then the production was shifted over to [=DiC=] again with WesternAnimation/CareBearsAdventuresInCareALot. This did not last, however, as Hasbro then [[ExecutiveMeddling meddled]], fresh from prying the master license out of Play Along Toys' hands, and handing production over to [=MoonScoop=], who went on to produce the equally short-lived WesternAnimation/CareBearsWelcomeToCareALot. [=MoonScoop=] then underwent a takeover, and returned as Splash! Entertainment, who then produced WesternAnimation/CareBearsAndCousins for Netflix.

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* ChannelHop: The franchise's colorful animated history started with Creator/DiCEntertainment animating the early WesternAnimation/CareBears1980s episode, but halfway through the series production changed to Creator/{{Nelvana}}. Then production slowed down until the franchise was canned after blatant mismanagement all but killed it. When the franchise returned, Nelvana resumed production at first with three two specials, then the production was shifted over to [=DiC=] again with WesternAnimation/CareBearsAdventuresInCareALot. This did not last, however, as Hasbro then [[ExecutiveMeddling meddled]], fresh from prying the master license out of Play Along Toys' hands, and handing production over to [=MoonScoop=], who went on to produce the equally short-lived WesternAnimation/CareBearsWelcomeToCareALot. [=MoonScoop=] then underwent a takeover, and returned as Splash! Entertainment, who then produced WesternAnimation/CareBearsAndCousins for Netflix.
4th Feb '16 8:20:49 AM RAMChYLD
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** The toys have an equally colorful history- they started out being produced by Kenner, lasting through Hasbro's purchase of the brand, but eventually got shelved when blatant mismanagement all but killed the brand. The brand was then sold to Play Along Toys, who managed to nurse it back to health. In late 2007 tho, Hasbro took the brand back, but again mismanaged it. American Greetings was definitely '''not''' pleased, and revoked Hasbro's rights ''again''., this time giving the rights to Just Play Inc.

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** The toys have an equally colorful history- they started out being produced by Kenner, lasting through Hasbro's purchase of the brand, but eventually got shelved when blatant mismanagement all but killed the brand. The brand was then sold to Play Along Toys, who managed to nurse it back to health. In late 2007 tho, Hasbro took the brand back, but again mismanaged it. American Greetings was definitely '''not''' pleased, and revoked Hasbro's rights ''again''., ''again'', this time giving the rights to Just Play Inc.
4th Feb '16 8:19:13 AM RAMChYLD
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** The shows are this as well. WesternAnimation/CareBears1980s started out on syndication before it's reruns ended up on Disney. WesternAnimation/CareBearsAdventuresInCareALot started out being syndicated to Creator/TheCW before ending up on CBS' Kewlopolis slot (and then on Kabillion), and WesternAnimation/CareBearsWelcomeToCareALot started out on The Hub, but then got cancelled, but the reruns as well as it's spinoff sequel WesternAnimation/CareBearsAndCousins are on Netflix.

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** The shows are this as well. WesternAnimation/CareBears1980s started out on syndication before it's reruns ended up on Disney. WesternAnimation/CareBearsAdventuresInCareALot started out being syndicated to Creator/TheCW before ending up on CBS' Kewlopolis slot (and and then on Kabillion), moved to Kabillion, and WesternAnimation/CareBearsWelcomeToCareALot started out on The Hub, but then got cancelled, but the reruns as well as it's spinoff sequel WesternAnimation/CareBearsAndCousins are on Netflix.
4th Feb '16 8:18:33 AM RAMChYLD
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* ChannelHop: The franchise's colorful animated history started with Creator/DiCEntertainment animating the early WesternAnimation/CareBears1980s episode, but halfway through the series production changed to Creator/{{Nelvana}}. Then production slowed down until the franchise was canned after blatant mismanagement all but killed it. When the franchise returned, Nelvana resumed production at first with three specials, then the production was shifted over to [=DiC=] again with WesternAnimation/CareBearsAdventuresInCareALot. This did not last, however, as Hasbro then [[ExecutiveMeddling meddled]], fresh from prying the master license out of Play Along Toys' hands, and handing production over to [=MoonScoop=], who went on to produce the equally short-lived WesternAnimation/CareBearsWelcomeToCareALot. [=MoonScoop=] then underwent a takeover, and returned as Splash! Entertainment, who then produced WesternAnimation/CareBearsAndCousins for Netflix.
** The shows are this as well. WesternAnimation/CareBears1980s started out on syndication before it's reruns ended up on Disney. WesternAnimation/CareBearsAdventuresInCareALot started out being syndicated to Creator/TheCW before ending up on CBS' Kewlopolis slot (and then on Kabillion), and WesternAnimation/CareBearsWelcomeToCareALot started out on The Hub, but then got cancelled, but the reruns as well as it's spinoff sequel WesternAnimation/CareBearsAndCousins are on Netflix.
** The toys have an equally colorful history- they started out being produced by Kenner, lasting through Hasbro's purchase of the brand, but eventually got shelved when blatant mismanagement all but killed the brand. The brand was then sold to Play Along Toys, who managed to nurse it back to health. In late 2007 tho, Hasbro took the brand back, but again mismanaged it. American Greetings was definitely '''not''' pleased, and revoked Hasbro's rights ''again''., this time giving the rights to Just Play Inc.
8th Dec '15 5:07:24 PM luisedgarf
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** The Latin American Spanish versions does this to ''ridiculous'' levels, because not only they switched out voice actors, they also switched voice acting studios and even studios from '' different countries''. Just to give an idea, here is the whole story: The movies (with the exception of the Nutcracker Suite special) and the DiC TV series were dubbed in Mexico (and each movie were dubbed with different voice actors, with the only exception of Tender Heart Bear's VA), the first half of the Nelvana TV series were dubbed in Chile and the second half (when Shreeky appears for first time) was dubbed in Venezuela and the most recent specials and TV series are dubbed in Argentina right now.

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** The Latin American Spanish versions does this to ''ridiculous'' levels, because not only they switched out voice actors, they also switched voice acting studios and even studios from '' different countries''. Just to give an idea, here is the whole story: The movies (with the exception of the Nutcracker Suite special) and special), the DiC TV series and ''Care Bears and Cousins'' were dubbed in Mexico (and each movie were dubbed with different voice actors, with the only exception of Tender Heart Bear's VA), the first half of the Nelvana TV series were dubbed in Chile and the second half (when Shreeky appears for first time) was dubbed in Venezuela and the most recent specials and TV series are were dubbed in Argentina right now.Argentina.


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* ShortRunInPeru: ''Care Bears and Cousins'' already debuted in Latin American Netflix streamings at December 2015, while the English version will be broadcasted until 2016.
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