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Tessie Bear


Susan Sheridan


September 17, 1992 - March 28, 2000

No. of Series


No. of Episodes


Created by

Enid Blyton (books)
Rick Siggelkow

Directed by

Wayne Moss
Steve Wright

Executive Producers

Theresa Plummer-Andrews
Britt Allcroft
Rick Siggelkow
Brian Cosgrove
Mark Hall

Produced by

Jackie Cockle

Music by

Paul K. Joyce

Narrated by

Tessie Bear (voiced by the late Susan Sheridan in the UK and Karen Bernstein in the US) is a kind-hearted, friendly teddy bear who is Noddy's and Big Ears, best friend and the deuteragonist from Noddy's Toyland Adventures. She was voiced by Susan Sheridan in Noddy's Toyland Adventures, and most recently by Britt McKillip in Make Way for Noddy. Richard Briers in the 1970's version.

Tessie Bear wears a pink bonnet with blue flowers on it, a pink and blue skirt with white polka-dots and a white cloth diaper.

She has a dog named Bumpy Dog.

Tessie Bear may or may not have a crush on Noddy, - but she was seen holding his hand at the end of Noddy is Far Too Busy.


Tessie in the 70's Version.

Her first appearance in the 90's version was in Noddy and the Naughty Tail.

Tessie Bear is set to return to the franchise for the 2022 series Noddy: In The City and she will be voiced by Tara Strong.

Television series[]

Noddy's Toyland Adventures[]

season 1[]
  1. Noddy Loses Sixpence
  2. Noddy and the goblins (mentioned)
  3. Noddy and the Naughty Tail (1 october 1992)
  4. Noddy and the Pouring Rain
  5. Noddy and Martha Monkey
  6. Noddy and the Kite
  7. Noddy's New Friend
  8. Noddy and his Bell
  9. Noddy and the Milkman
  10. Noddy Gets a New Job
  11. Noddy and the Special Key
  12. Noddy Delivers Some Parcels
season 2[]
  1. Noddy and the Missing Hats (Tessie Bear her diaper changed)
  2. Noddy and the Useful Rope
  3. Noddy Loses his Bell (19 april 1993)
  4. Noddy Cheers Up Big Ears
  5. Noddy Goes Shopping
  6. Noddy Borrows an Umbrella (Tessie Bear her diaper changed)
  7. Noddy Finds a Furry Tail
  8. Noddy Sets a Trap
  9. Noddy and the Magic Night
  10. Noddy Has a Bad Day
season 3[]
  1. Noddy the Champion
  2. Noddy and the Golden Tree
  3. Noddy the Magician
  4. Noddy and His Money (16 november 1994)
  5. Noddy Borrows Some Trousers
  6. Noddy and his Alarm Clock
  7. Noddy Buys a Parasol
  8. Noddy Tastes Some Cakes
  9. Noddy the Dancer
  1. Noddy and Father Christmas (25 december 1994)
season 4[]
  1. Noddy and the Magic Watch
  2. Noddy and the Treasure Map
  3. Noddy and the Singing Bush
  4. Noddy Tidies Toyland
  5. Noddy and the Bouncing Ball (28 february 2000)
  6. Noddy is Far Too Busy
  7. Noddy and the Artists
  8. Noddy and the Nurse
  9. Noddy and the Driving Lesson