Grizzy and the lemmings

He is big as a bear, strong as a bear, smart... as a bear. Naturally, no other animal dares to contest his “bear’s privilege.” That is no other animal except one: a tribe that belongs to the most inoffensive, stupid and ridiculous mammal family that exists – the lemmings.


In a vast natural reserve in Canada, lost in the middle of the untamed wilderness, there is a small haven of human civilization: the forest ranger’s house. In the eyes of the animals for 60 miles around, it’s El Dorado.

Because he is at the top of the food chain, the bear GRIZZY feels it’s only natural that the ranger’s house becomes his territory as soon as its owner is away.

When he comes through the door (after picking the lock with a skillful swat of his claws), he makes himself at home, for he considers this his “real” home.

In the forest ranger’s house, he can at last enjoy all the modern conveniences that seem to have been custom designed especially for him: air con, home cinema with 117 television channels, a comfy sofa, a popcorn maker, an internet connection, a sauna – and a fully equipped kitchen.

Naturally, no other animal dares to contest this “bear’s privilege.

That is no other animal except one: a tribe that belongs to the most inoffensive, stupid and ridiculous mammal family that exists – THE

LEMMINGS – who also move into the house as soon as the ranger is gone. The possibilities for having fun there are so plentiful that his house is like an entertainment park for them!

If GRIZZY, who wants to live like a man, feels that he’s above the animal kingdom, THE LEMMINGS have no intention whatsoever of aping the human race. Yet they are such a pain in the neck that they actually remind us of real teenagers.

Even for a bear who weighs 500 pounds and stands seven feet tall, it’s not that easy to get rid of these unrefined balls of fur who have the I.Q. of a pea. For the balls of fur in question are quite numerous. And they really know how to work as a team!

Thus for the time of a weekend, these two extremes of the food chain lead a merciless battle over the sole El Dorado of civilization in the middle of the Canadian forest.

And since GRIZZY and THE LEMMINGS are not civilized enough to consider living together in peace, it is the law of the jungle that prevails in an atmosphere of total madness, where the two adversaries constantly try to outdo each other with nasty tricks!


On air

Production year : 2016 (season 1) / 2018 (season 2)

Format : 156 x 7'

A series created by
Antoine Rodelet & Josselin Charier

Character design
Bertrand Gatignol

Art Direction
Edouard Cellura

Victor Moulin, Cédric Lachenaud, Idriss Benseghir, Célestine Plays, Corentin Lecourt

Genre : Humour


Audience : All audiences

Executive production
Studio Hari

Studio Hari

Hari International

Main broadcasters
Turner (Boomerang) worldwide, France Télévisions

CNC, Pole Image Magelis, Région Poitou Charentes, Département de la Charente, Back Up, Angoa, Procirep, MEDIA

Best Animated Series - Kids Programming, 2018 Kidscreen Awards

Best Youth Programme - "Lauriers de la Radio et de la Télévision 2018"

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