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10th Jan 2024

5 reasons you need to watch the award-winning series The Bear on Disney+


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If you’ve yet to enjoy The Bear, two entire seasons are waiting for you right now.

As the curtain fell on the 81st Golden Globes, one television show dominated the conversation on social media, and for good reason.

The Bear, was the talk of Hollywood and beyond, as the cast and crew left the glittering ceremony with a whopping three Golden Globes, including the gong for Best Television Series, Musical or Comedy and acting awards for Jeremy Allen White and Ayo Edebiri.

The gritty comedy drama stars Jeremy Allen White as Carmy, a deeply likeable chef attempting to restore his late brother’s Chicago sandwich restaurant with varying results. Together with his rag-tag team of chefs, they try to get a handle on the place and cope with a range of stressful challenges, including health inspector visits, family drama and budding relationships. And, as the restaurant develops, the team are also forced to reckon with their own pasts, and decide who they want to be in the future.

Both series of The Bear are available to watch exclusively on Disney+, and if you need further convincing, you’ve come to the right place.

Here are five reasons you need to make The Bear your next watch.

The Bear is critically acclaimed.

The Bear is a smash hit, both with its viewers and with the critics, with the series receiving widespread acclaim. In addition to its successful night at the Golden Globes, season two has been nominated for six awards at the Primetime Emmys, including Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series and Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series.

The series is brought to life by an incredible cast.

The Bear features an ensemble cast, spearheaded by some of the most exciting actors in the business right now including Jeremy Allen White, Ayo Edebiri and Ebon Moss-Bahrach. Each actor on the show breathes life into these well thought-out, fully rounded characters and invites the audience to cheer (or cringe) for them from the couch.

It’s brimming with food inspiration.

Unsurprisingly, food plays a central role in The Bear, making it a must-watch, particularly for the foodies among us. Expect decadent sandwiches, gourmet meals and the insanity of the grind that powers a busy kitchen.

The storylines are edge-of-your-seat gripping.

Whether Carmy’s team are frantically trying to pay back debt, deal with aggressive customers or are scrambling at a health inspector visit, you’ll be fully invested in the drama of each episode.

The writing is whip-smart.

With mile-a-minute dialogue and snappy one-liners, the writing on The Bear is some of the smartest on TV, keeping viewers entertained and engaged throughout.

The award-winning The Bear is now streaming exclusively on Disney+.