Yo, Yogi!

Yo, Yogi!

Synopsis of Saturday Morning Show

Who's phatter than the average home-bear? Why it's teen Yogi, the 90's incarnation of Jellystone's favorite bear.

Joining the parade of brand new cartoons starring teenage versions of celebrity toons (Flintstone Kids and Tom and Jerry Kids, to name a few), Hanna-Barbera debuted Yo, Yogi! in 1991. The series starred none other than Jellystone Park’s pride and joy, Yogi Bear, making his first new appearance on network television in twelve years.

In this latest incarnation, the former thorn in Ranger Smith’s side appeared as a crime-fighting teenager, along with his faithful sidekick Boo Boo. They spent most of their time solving mysteries and hanging out at Jellystone Mall. Yo, Yogi! also saw the return of many other characters from the Hanna-Barbera stable (also in teenage versions), including Cindy Bear, Dastardly and Muttley, Snagglepuss, and Huckleberry Hound.

Yo, Yogi! also featured a new segment never seen in a Yogi Bear cartoon before: Yogi in 3D! Perhaps due to less-than-stellar ratings, the series began airing a short 3D segment during each episode. Viewers had to send away for a special pair of 3D glasses through an offer from Rice Krispies cereal.

Yogi may have jumped off the screen, but the ratings were still flat, resulting in the show’s cancellation a few months later. The series appeared in syndication the following fall as part of The Funtastic World of Hanna-Barbera, but that was the last the world would see of this jolly, rappin' teen bear. The adult Yogi returned in 1999 for the TV special Ranger Smith, directed by Ren & Stimpy creator John Kricfalusi.

Release History

9/14/91 - 7/25/92 NBC
1992 syndicated

TV Sub Categories

animated

TV Studio

Hanna-Barbera

Television Cast

Yogi Bear Greg Burson
Boo Boo Don Messick
Voices Charlie Adler
Voices Lewis Arquette
Voices Greg Berg
Voices Charlie Brill
Voices Bernard Erhard
Voices Pat Fraley
Voices Pat Harrington Jr.
Voices Matt Hurwitz
Voices Arte Johnson
Voices Nancy Linari
Voices Gail Matthius
Voices Mitzi McCall
Voices Allan Melvin
Voices Howard Morris
Voices Roger Nolan
Voices Rob Paulsen
Voices Henry Polic II
Voices Neil Ross
Voices Ronnie Schell
Voices Hal Smith
Voices Kath Soucie
Voices John Stephenson
Voices Sally Struthers
Voices B.J. Ward
Voices Lennie Weinrib
Voices Frank Welker
Voices Patric Zimmerman

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