Bear Goes Wild with Barack Obama, featuring President Obama, will air on Channel 4 this December.
In a historic and unprecedented special edition episode of Bear Goes Wild with Barack Obama, Bear takes President Barack Obama on an adventure in the Alaskan Wilderness. Viewers will see a side of the Commander In Chief that they’ve never seen before as Bear and President Obama journey across a glacial outwash and through a dense forest on their way to Alaska’s famed Exit Glacier, where they see the effects of climate change first hand.
Bear gives the President a true taste of the Alaskan wilderness, as we see the two men cooking bear-gnawed, half-eaten salmon and chatting around their campfire. From family, fears and faith, to his overwhelming duties as Commander In Chief – even Bear’s penchant for drinking his own urine – no subject is off limits.
During the episode they encounter bear fur in the Alaskan forests and climb trees for berries, before reaching the snout of the glacier. itself to witness first hand the effects of climate change.
This special episode is an inspiring, heartwarming and insightful journey. the like of which viewers will never have seen before. The US President & the UK’s very own adventurer – Bear Grylls on a first of its kind TV adventure, which is only part of what makes this special episode so remarkable. That the President made contact with the adventurer to ask him to explore the Alaskan wilderness together, makes this all the more extraordinary. – Channel 4