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Tear Jerker / Bear in the Big Blue House

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  • Listen to The Goodbye Song. Then ponder upon the fact that Lynne Thigpen, the VA of Luna, passed away of a cerebral hemorrhage in 2003. After that, wipe those tears off your eyes, listen to Bear's ending speech, and when he ends with a "see you soon", remember that the show has actually been off the air for years.
    • After Lynne Thigpen died, Noel MacNeal gave a speech at the celebration of her life. Here's an excerpt:
      When Lynne read the part of Luna with me, that was it. She was perfect, all the warmth and comfort and nurturing you'd expect from the moon. [...] She never saw this as just another job. She loved playing Luna and knew how so many children and adults loved Luna. Once on the set of The District, a crew guy found out Lynne was Luna and asked if she'd mind talking to his kid. And of course she didn't. He handed her the phone and I can only imagine the kid's expression knowing that Daddy was on location with the moon.
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  • A Beary Bear Christmas has the song where Tutter sings about what it would be like if he was homeless like the dog he had just seen on the streets. Also, according to Word of God, the writer of the song originally intended for the song to be mainly performed by Bear and not Tutter.
  • First Day of Mouse School has Bear reminiscing during the episode about how much Tutter is growing up. It's the first and only episode we've ever seen Bear cry (although that particular moment is slightly played for laughs).
  • Tutter's letter song to Grandma Flutter in "What's in the Mail Today?" counts as both this and heartwarming.
  • Treelo feeling sad in "Friends for Life" when it seems that Ojo is too busy to play with him.
  • Ojo surveying the the damage of the library (having been hit by a tree due to a big storm) in the first part of the Season 4 premiere Welcome to Woodland Valley.
    • The fact that this and the second part were made partially as a response to the September 11th attacks.
  • From the Series Finale This Is Your Life, Bear!:
    Will you sing the Goodbye Song with more time?
    • If you listen closely, you can hear Noel MacNeal choke up a little reading the line.
    • "By the way...I hope I've been one of the nicest parts of your life, because you are one of the nicest parts of mine. I'll see you back at the Big Blue House. Bye!"


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