Rupert is an animated television series based on the Mary Tourtel character Rupert Bear. Aired from 1991 to 1997 with 65 half-hour episodes produced. Rupert Bear is a considerate, smart, resourceful, brave, trusty, and good spirited white bear who is extremely popular with all the residents in Nutwood. In the episode Rupert and Nessie, Rupert Bear meets a female sea serpent who is on the run from the greedy Robbie McRobbie, a short Scottish noble who traveled to Nutwood while chasing after Nessie and caught her. He planned to put her on display until Rupert and the Professor freed her.