The Care Bears are characters created by American Greetings in 1981. Originally used for greeting cards, the bears were turned into plush animals by Kenner in 1983, appearing in television specials, feature films and their own series. Each bear is identified by an ensignia on their belly, reflecting their personality and duties.
- Various Care Bears appeared with the cast of the Muppet Babies on covers of Star Comics, along with Heathcliff, Ewoks, ALF, Top Dog, Madballs, Spider-Man and The Flintstone Kids.
- Mickey Rooney voiced Mr. Nicholas Cherrywood/Narrator in The Care Bears Movie (1985)
- Harry Dean Stanton provided the singing voice of Brave Heart Lion in The Care Bears Movie (1985)
- Cree Summer voiced Kim in The Care Bears Movie (1985)