The Berenstain Bears and The Substitute Teacher is a 1980 television special based on the Berenstain Bears series of children's books, and the seventh animated production based on the franchise. It was adapted as a storybook a year its original airing.
Brother, Sister and their classmates at the Bear Country Elementary School discover that they are having a substitute teacher. Before they approach the school, all of them believed they would have an easy day, without any studying and working. When Too-Tall, and the gang set up traps to try to get out of a test given by the substitute, they fall into their own traps and failed their test. The forgiving teacher gives them a break, however, and allows them to take it again the next day.
- Gabriela Glazter - Sister Bear
- Johnathan Lewis - Brother Bear
- Josh Rodine - Cousin Freddy
- Ruth Buzzi - Lizzy Bruin and Teacher Jane
- Zachary Danziger - Too-Tall, Bill Bunny, Benjamin Frog and Firefly
- Frank Welker - Sailor, Turtle, Smirk, Skuzz and Vinnie
- Christina Lange - Honey Bear
- This marks the first appearances of Too-Tall, Bill Bunny, Benjamin Frog, Firefly, Sailor, Turtle, Smirk, Skuzz, Vinnie and Honey Bear in this TV special.
- This was the first time that Too-Tall appears with Cousin Freddy wearing glasses.