'We Bare Bears' is a kids' show tackling modern millennial anxieties

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Popular Cartoon Network show We Bare Bears is the story of three bears living a modern human life in San Francisco. 

But at its heart, it’s also a parable about the charms and perils of an increasingly connected society.

The show’s creator, Daniel Chong, said he tries to pick modern references for the show, to reflect his audiences. “We do like to make fun of trends, but we have to be very careful that they’re not things that we know are going to go away quickly,” he said, during a visit to Singapore.

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His three protagonists, Grizzly, Panda, and Ice Bear always seem to be chasing internet fame, and the script works in trendy references, often to hilarious effect: Read more…

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