The Berenstain Bears

Season 3 Episode 19

Too Small for the Team; The Prize Pumpkin

Aired Unknown Sep 15, 2004 on PBS



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Mama: Thanksgiving is about giving thanks and not about beating the pants off someone, especially your best friend.
      Papa: Ha ha, there are no friends in pumpkin growing contests.

    • Sister: If I'm not big enough for the team, how come I'm big enough to be team manager?

    • Sister: I'm fast, I'm tricky, and I kick really hard.

    • Papa: You know, you can have your colorful autumn leaves and your golden sunsets. What I like best about fall is a big spread of orange pumpkins.

    • "The Prize Pumpkin"
      Sister: What is Papa doing?
      Papa: (To The Giant) Come on, Buddy. Keep growing. You can do it. Think big.
      Mama: (Laughs) Papa just read a book that says you can make plants grow faster by talking to them.
      Sister: Hmm. Was it a comic book?
      (Brother and Sister laugh)
      Papa: I heard that. Laugh if you want to, but I'll do whatever it takes to win.

  • Notes

    • "Too Small for the Team" is the 5th of 6 episodes on the DVD, Bears Team Up!

    • "The Prize Pumpkin" is the 2nd of 6 episodes on the DVD, Family and Friendship.

    • The Opening Rhyme for "Too Small for the Team":

      When someone says "No, you're too small for the team,"
      Practice and patience may help realize your dream.

    • The Opening Rhyme for "The Prize Pumpkin":

      First prize, second prize, third prize or none.
      At Thanksgiving time, more than a contest is won.

    • "Too Small for the Team" is based on the book entitled The Soccer Tryouts.

  • Allusions