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Bear Man

Plucked from the wilderness, he is half bear, half man, and ALL bear. He is BEAR MAN.

Montreal, QC
6.06 (66)

Week #1 Show Teaser Bear Man

In this episode of Bear Man, we learn of the titular character's mysterious beginnings. Plucked from his natural habitat, can Bear Man's brutality ever be truly controlled?

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Bear Man is a series which follows the exploits of its titular character. While it is heavily implied that Bear Man is some sort of literal half man/ half bear monster, he is just, in fact, a big guy in various stages of undress, unfamiliar with the protocols of polite society. Initially this series would present Bear Man being confronted by various facets of every day life, set to the narration of the unnamed man who discovered him. While Bear Man struggles, combining equal parts childish innocence and animalistic brutality, the narrator makes clear his intentions of using Bear Man as his own private weapon.


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Walter Lyng

Director, Producer

My name is Walter J. Lyng. I am a Montreal area stand-up comedian, writer and professional wrestling enthusiast. I am the co-host of Go Plug Yourself, a podcast highlighting the upcoming projects of various members of the Montreal artistic and alternative scene. I am also the host of Night Fight, a live comedic talk show co-hosted by Leighland Beckman (Bear Man).

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Stephen Trepanier

Editor, Writer

I'm a stand-up comedian, sound artist, and theater technician. I perform regularly in comedy clubs around Montreal & my artwork has most recently been featured in the 2014 Art Matters Festival. I'm primarily based out of Main Line Theater where I'm a stage manager and house tech for shows like Night Fight & also work as a freelance sound & lighting designer/technician.

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Leighland Beckman

Talent, Writer

Leighland is a comedian and musician who performs filthy songs to shocked and disgusted audiences as the front man of Aural Turpitude, Montreal's dirtiest band. He's also the musical sidekick for two late night talk shows: Life Lessons; and Night Fight, hosted by BEAR MAN director Walter J. Lyng. Leighland very rarely forgets that he is not actually a bear.

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Reviews (12)

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    Chett B.
    posted 10 years ago

    The last half hour of Saturday Night Live presents....
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    Sheldon O.
    posted 10 years ago

    Bear man is not for me. don't think i could see myself watching a show about this
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    Allan C.
    posted 10 years ago

    I think I may have met this guy before but he had a longer beard and a bigger gut. Somewhere in the wilds of one of our National Parks.
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    Ryan W.
    posted 10 years ago

    It should have some more characters
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    Kara F.
    posted 10 years ago

    Limited concept.
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    carly t.
    posted 10 years ago

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    Walter L.
    posted 10 years ago

    Strange, mildly subversive... Can't stop watching...
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    Byron H.
    posted 10 years ago

    This is hard to rate, because I know it would be funny to see as a one-off. I have to say that I do find the concept to be rather limited, and can't really envision a series being funny after the initial introduction to Bear Man has been played out. Can you imagine Encino Man running four seasons? It just doesn't have legs.
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    Nick B.
    posted 10 years ago

    BEAR MAN!!!
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    wes p.
    posted 10 years ago

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    Catherine R.
    posted 10 years ago

    THE BEST!!!
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    William R.
    posted 10 years ago

    Top Drawer,
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