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Grizzy and the Lemmings is a French CGI Show made by Studio Hari.

It is about a Bear named "Grizzy", who lives in the Forest Ranger's house in Canada & always get provoked by the Lemmings

tropes in this show include:

  • Bears Are Bad News: Grizzy of course.
    • In "Uncouth Bear", there's also the titular prehistoric grizzly bear who is stronger, meaner and hungrier than Grizzy.
  • A Birthday, Not a Break: "Lemming Birthday" is about the Lemmings trying to celebrate one of their own's birthday, doing all they can to keep Grizzy at bay. The episode ends as though it were any other, with our main characters in an unfortunate position in one way or another.
  • Bittersweet Ending: In "Ice and Bears", Grizzly and the Lemmings end up stuck in a giant circular chunk of ice of their own making. But on the bright side, the polar bear isn't hot anymore and is floating back home.
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  • Butt-Monkey: Grizzy and the Lemmings always end up hurting themselves.
  • Diet Episode: "Diet Bear" is about Grizzly discovering the Forest Ranger got a new high-tech refrigerator. It contains the jar of spread he likes, but it won't let him have it because he's too overweight. So it will only let him have the jar if he gets into shape. Both Grizzly and the Lemmings have other plans.
  • Downer Ending: Played for Laughs. Just about every episode ends with the situation comically turn out bad for both titular characters, neither getting what they each wanted in the first place.
  • Enemy Mine: Ironically, the Grizzy teams up with the Lemmings to steal chocolate spread from the alternate versions of themselves (who are friends and actually work together). After they return to their own dimension, Grizzy breaks the truce to make off with the chocolate spread.
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  • Foil: Our titular characters are this. Grizzly is a big, lone bear who is strong but lazy and just wants to loaf around the Forest Ranger's cabin all day. The Lemmings are tiny little guys who rely on strength in numbers, are more active, and want to have fun all day. This is at the core of why both are at odds with each other every episode.
  • Fountain of Youth: One episode has the lemmings discover a magical bowl of pink elixer that can change somebody young (and reverse the effects if splashed upon the subject again).
  • Friend to All Living Things: In "Relaxation Bear", Grizzy's beloved She-Bear shows concern for the moose who was injured by the main characters' latest shenanigans, for no other reason except that it was hurt. And the episode ends with her fawning over its recovery. She's also shown adoring butterflies and the like.
  • Laser-Guided Amnesia: "Switched Roles" has Grizzy receive a head injury and (by looking upon the lemmings) believes he's a lemming. Later, the lemmings also believe they're collectively a bear. The episode ends with both parties collectively believing they're a moose.
    • The same also happens to Grizzy's beloved She-Bear, twice over. First time, she thinks she's a lemming as well. Second time, towards the ending, she thinks she's a partridge, fills herself with helium and flies away.
  • Squashed Flat: As is the cartoony nature of the show, Grizzy and the Lemmings often find themselves in this position, often in the Downer Ending.
  • This Loser Is You: Grizzy a big, selfish grizzly bear who wants to do nothing more than loaf around on the couch, snacking on chocolate spread straight from the jar and watching television all day.
  • Toilet Humor: In one episode, while fighting for the last jar of chocolate spread, both parties accidentally drop it on a rock below. Now that doesn't stop them, as they contemplate eating it off the rock in whatever form possible. What does stop them is when an eagle poops on the chocolate spread from above
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Both Grizzly and the Lemmings love hazelnut chocolate spread and eating it in their downtime. The only difference is, Grizzly occasionally likes to eat fish with his.
  • Worthless Yellow Rocks: "Bling Bling Bear" is about Grizzy trying to win over his beloved She-Bear with a diamond ring. The episode ends with her happening upon a giant diamond, but discarding it over a mere flower she adores.
  • Yin-Yang Bomb: In "Bad Bear, Good Bear", a magic tomahawk causes Grizzly to be split into his grouchy, mean self and his laid-back, kindlier self. Naturally, the Lemmings are pleased when Nice!Grizzly makes them home-made chocolate spread, and confused when Mean!Grizzly treats them, well, like usual.

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