Gentle Ben

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Gentle Ben is a bear character created by author Walt Morey and first introduced in a 1965 children's novel, Gentle Ben. The original novel told the story of the friendship between a large male bear named Ben and a boy named Mark. read more

Gentle Ben is a bear character created by author Walt Morey and first introduced in a 1965 children's novel, Gentle Ben. The original novel told the story of the friendship between a large male bear named Ben and a boy named Mark. The story provided the basis for the 1967 film Gentle Giant (1967), the popular late 1960s U.S. television series Gentle Ben, a 1980s animated cartoon and two early 2000s made-for-TV movies.

Original Release

09/10/1967 on CBS

US Release

09/10/1967

Cast

Clint Howard Mark Wedloe
Dennis Weaver Tom Wedloe
Beth Brickell Ellen Wedloe
Bruno The Bear Gentle Ben
Rance Howard Henry Boomhauer
Charlie Raccoon
Angelo Rutherford Willie
Tony Gulliver Homer Waldsmith
Robertson White Hank Minegar
George De Vries Matt Duncan
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Two for the Sea: Part 1 Sunday, 29 September 1968
2 Two for the Sea: Part 2 Sunday, 06 October 1968
3 The Wall That Mark and Tom Built Sunday, 13 October 1968
4 Ben the Champ Sunday, 20 October 1968
5 Flapjacks for Breakfast Sunday, 27 October 1968
6 A Gift of Love Sunday, 10 November 1968
7 Code Name: Disaster Sunday, 17 November 1968
8 The Intruders Sunday, 24 November 1968
9 Starr of Green Bay Sunday, 01 December 1968
10 Warden's Pond Sunday, 15 December 1968
11 Knights of the Road Sunday, 22 December 1968
12 The Haunted Castle Sunday, 29 December 1968
13 The Warden's Apprentice Sunday, 05 January 1969
14 Keeper of the Glades: Part 1 Sunday, 12 January 1969
15 Keeper of the Glades: Part 2 Sunday, 19 January 1969
16 The Great Mail Boat Robbery Sunday, 26 January 1969
17 Show Biz Sunday, 02 February 1969
18 Flamingo Flats Sunday, 09 February 1969
19 Lifeline Sunday, 16 February 1969
20 My Son the Banker Sunday, 23 February 1969
21 The Last Red Wolf Sunday, 02 March 1969
22 The Competitor Sunday, 09 March 1969
23 Mark of the Arrow Sunday, 16 March 1969
24 Boom's Land Boomerang Sunday, 23 March 1969
25 Elephant on the Lam Sunday, 30 March 1969
26 The Prey Sunday, 06 April 1969
27 The Bully Sunday, 20 April 1969
28 Busman's Holiday Sunday, 27 April 1969
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