Bear in the Big Blue House
239 When You've Got to Go!.JPG
Premiere February 28, 1999
Written by Mitchell Kriegman
Director Mitchell Kriegman
Theme Potty


Bear and Tutter are trying to have a fun game of checkers, while Ojo and Treelo are having their own fun playing. For some reason, though, everyone seems to be talking about the toilet and the bathroom. It all starts when Tutter needs to use the toilet during his game of checkers with Bear, but doesn't want to leave the checkers game. Bear assures him it will still be waiting for him. Tutter uses the bathroom and then washes his hands, stating that his Grandma Flutter taught him to. Later, Ojo has an accident and is very embarrassed, but Bear lets her know it's okay --- accidents can happen to anyone. When Pip and Pop hear about the day's events, they invite everyone to join their secret club --- The Mystic Order of the Toileteers. It's for everyone who uses, or is going to use the potty.




  • This episode was adapted in book form in 2000.
  • The Toileteers is a parody of Disney's Mouseketeers.
  • Tutter's toilet is within just a few mouse feet of the hole itself.
  • When a diaper appears after Bear states "When you're a baby, you wear a diaper," a brief instrumental riff of "Look at You Now" from "Ooh Baby, Baby" is played. It is also heard again later when Bear discusses this with Treelo.

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