The Bear Who Slept Through Christmas is an animated Christmas TV special. It premiered on NBC on December 17, 1973 in the United States, and was produced by DePatie-Freleng Enterprises. It starred the voices of Tommy Smothers, Arte Johnson and Barbara Feldon, with narration by Casey Kasem. It was followed in 1983 by the Halloween special The Great Bear Scare.
SPOILER:Plot details or story follow.
The story focuses on Theodore Edward Bear (Ted E. Bear for short) who is curious about Christmas, and who decides to go searching for it while the other bears hibernate for winter.