CB Bears is an American animated television series produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions which aired on NBC from September 10, 1977, to January 28, 1978.
As with many Hanna-Barbera shows of the time, CB Bears was an anthology series with six regular segments: The CB Bears, Blast-Off Buzzard, Heyyy, It's the King, Posse Impossible, Shake, Rattle & Roll, and Undercover Elephant. Each segment riffed on a popular television show or film.
The CB Bears segment was a spoof on the 1976 hit show Charlie's Angels, with a trio of ursine investigators given assignments by an unseen dispatcher. Similarly, Heyyy, It's the King was a takeoff on1974 hit Happy Days, with a royal lion based on Henry Winkler's famous Fonzie. Blast-Off Buzzard imitated Looney Tunes' Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner, Posse Impossible was a cowboy show caricaturing John Wayne, Shake, Rattle & Roll featured a trio of ghosts imitating comics Hugh Herbert, Lou Costello and Marty Allen, and Undercover Elephant spoofed Mission: Impossible.
On February 4, 1978, NBC repackaged the show as part of the two-hour The Go-Go Globetrotters, which also featured reruns of the Harlem Globetrotters series. This lasted until September 3, 1978.