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Take Care Bear is a Care Bear who was first introduced in a promotional coloring book, and has since been revived as part of the franchise's 2000's toy line.

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Appearance

In the 80's, she had honey-yellow fur and her Belly badge was a red apple, while in the 2000's she is light hot pink and her badge depicts a purple heart holding a yellow star.

Personality

Some may think of Take Care Bear as overly cautious, but this bear really puts the "care" in Care Bear. While she may have a tendency to be over-protective, it's only because she values her friends so much, and has made it her business to keep everyone healthy and in one piece. When it comes to Take Care Bear, safety always comes first.

Appearances

Care Bears and the Big Sneeze

Take Care's first and only appearance during the franchise's original 80's run was in this Care Bears coloring book that was sold with Triaminic Liquid cough syrup, where our fuzzy spokes-bear expunged the benefits and proper administration of the helpful elixir.

2002-2006 toyline

Take Care was plucked from obscurity in the Care Bears relaunch toyline in the early and mid 2000's, and received a rather large redesign in the process. Though she now sports pale pink fur and a new belly badge, she still retains her happy helpful attitude from before.

She has appeared as a number of different products, including a 10" plush with a "hugs and kisses" heart accessory, a "troll hair" plush, a 7" plush with a bathrobe and doll accessory, a beanbag plush with nightcap, and a large 13" talking plush that came packaged with a special DVD.

Descriptions

2002-2006: Take Care Bear is one very careful bear. As Care-a-Lot's expert on "looking before you leap," she teaches others how to be safe and careful. She is also a warmhearted bear who wishes the best for everyone. Her symbol shows her caring, careful nature - a smiling heart hugging a star. The Bears Are Back in Town - The Ultimate Guidebook: This careful bear wishes he best for everyone. At times, she may come across as overly cautious and overprotective, bit that's just because she cares so much. Take Care Bear believes it's her job to make sure everyone is healthy, happy, and in one piece. She may seem exceedingly wary at times, but her friends know that she's just a caring bear who wants what's best for them.

Trivia

  • Take Care's original apple belly badge is nearly identical to Smart Heart Bear's, except it has a face and no white heart twinkle.

In Various Languages

Dutch: Verzorg Beer ("Care Bear")
German: Pass-auf-Bärchi ("Pass-on-Bear")
Japanese: テイクケアベア ("Teikukea Bear")
Swedish: Försiktignalle ("Careful Bear")

Gallery

Care Bears Family
Care Bears
Original Bears
Bedtime Bear (1982) - Birthday Bear (1982) - Cheer Bear (1982) - Friend Bear (1982) - Funshine Bear (1982) - Good Luck Bear (1982) - Grumpy Bear (1982) - Love-a-Lot Bear (1982) - Tenderheart Bear (1982) - Wish Bear (1982)
Originally Introduced in Television Shows/Movies
Baby Hugs Bear (1984) - Baby Tugs Bear (1984) - Grams Bear (1984) - Secret Bear (1985) - Share Bear (1985) - True Heart Bear (1986) - Perfect Panda (1986) - Polite Panda (1986) - Me Bear (2005) - Messy Bear (2005) - Too Loud Bear (2005) - Oopsy Bear (2007) - Wonderheart Bear (2012) - Shiver Me Timbear (2012) - Great Giving Bear (2012) - Watchful Bear (2019)
Originally Introduced in Merchandise
Champ Bear (1985) - Harmony Bear (1985) - Surprise Bear (1985) - Laugh-a-Lot Bear (2003) - Bashful Heart Bear (2004) - Best Friend Bear (2004) - Thanks-a-Lot Bear (2004) - Sweet Dreams Bear (2005) - Amigo Bear (2006)
Merchandise-Exclusive Bears
Daydream Bear (1985) - Take Care Bear (1987) - Do-Your-Best Bear (2004) - Hopeful Heart Bear (2005) - Smart Heart Bear (2005) - Always There Bear (2006) - Heartsong Bear (2006) - Play-a-Lot Bear (2006) - Shine Bright Bear (2006) - Superstar Bear (2006) - Work of Heart Bear (2006) - Togetherness Bear (2021)
Promotional/Seasonal Bears
Forest Friend Bear (1980's) - I Love You Bear (1980's) - Sea Friend Bear (1980's) - Precious Heart Bear (1991) - America Cares Bear (1991/2003) - True North Bear (2000's) - All My Heart Bear (2006) - Pink Power Bear (2008) - Heart of Gold Bear (2008) - - Sweet Sakura Bear (2009) - Bo the Take Care Bear (2013) - Trick-or-Sweet Bear (2013) - Christmas Wishes Bear (2014) - Rainbow Heart Bear (2017) - Piece of Heart Bear (2018) - Sparkle Heart Bear (2019) - International Day of the Girl Bears (2019) - Black Lives Matter Bear (2020) - Unity Bear (2020)
Care Bear Cousins
Brave Heart Lion (1985) - Bright Heart Raccoon (1985) - Cozy Heart Penguin (1985) - Gentle Heart Lamb (1985) - Lotsa Heart Elephant (1985) - Loyal Heart Dog (1985) - Playful Heart Monkey (1985) - Proud Heart Cat (1985) - Swift Heart Rabbit (1985) - Treat Heart Pig (1985) - The Koala (1980s) - Noble Heart Horse (1986)