The Great BandiniEdit
|The Great Bandini|
|Season 4, Episode 19|
|Air date||November 3rd, 2003|
|Written by and Co-Producer||Claudia Silver|
|Directed and Created by and Executive Producer||Mitchell Kriegman|
|To Clean or Not to Clean||Volunteers of Woodland Valley|
The Great Bandini is the nineteenth episode of the fourth season.
A visitor is coming to Woodland Valley - the Great Bandini. Bear and his friends from the Big Blue House are on their way to attend a performance of Bandini. Shadow tells him all about the jazzy tune and Luna tells him about how he is a very musical moon! The sounds of the Earth float up to her, and she even hums along.
- Grandma Flutter
- Edwina Badger (known as the Great Bandini)
- Otter Love Rap (music by Tyler Bunch and Tony Fennell; lyrics by Tyler Bunch) (flashback)
- Grandma Mambo (music and lyrics by Peter Lurye) (flashback)
- Music All Around (song by Michael Webster and Brian Woodbury)
Shadow Segment (Jazz): Edit
The string go zing, the drums go boom
The flute goes toot, and sax go zoom
Put them altogether in a lot of a sazz
And you've got something that's called jazz!
- The theme for this episode is about music. The first was previously in 1997's episode Music to My Ears.
- This episode has Whoopi Goldberg as the Great Bandini. She was shown since the movies 1994's The Lion King and 1986's The Colour Purple
- When the Great Bandini says 'the name's Badger, Edwina Badger' as a 007 James Bond parody.
- Bear doesn't say it is so good to see the viewers in this episode, he says he was hoping they'd come back.
- Al Theuer is Audio 1.
- The flashbacks from the songs of this episode were previously seen and heard from the last season's episodes Love Is All You Need and You Learn Something New Every Day.
- When Bear sings a la by using his voice, he sings the theme tune of Welcome To The Big Blue House and Welcome To Woodland Valley.
- This marks the next episode that Ojo, Tutter, Treelo, Pip and Pop join in the Goodbye Song.