Mama Bear is a character seen in Shrek. She is based on the character of the same name from "Goldilocks and the Three Bears".
Mama Bear is first seen in a cage with Papa Bear while Baby Bear is in a separate cage. She reaches out to comfort her baby when he cries and says “This cage is too small.” Later, in Shrek’s swamp, she’s not seen with her family, but Papa is seen comforting his baby. Later on, she is seen as a throw rug in Lord Farquaad’s bedroom, implying that Farquaad killed her and that Baby Bear was crying over her death.
- Mama Bear is the first character to be killed by the main antagonist.
- Despite being established to have been dead, she appears alive and well in Shrek's Karaoke Dance Party.
- Although in Shrek 4-D, she isn't present with her family during the end.
- She appeared in the Shrek 2 video game with Papa Bear and Baby Bear.