When Bert moved from Metropolis, he was lucky enough to become the permanent houseguest of Ralph, his childhood friend. Since then, life at the Raccoondominium has never been the same.
Hockey star, baseball legend, go-cart guru, rock'n'roll star, peanut butter lover, ace reporter - Raccoon Extraordinaire! You name it, Bert has done it. Sometimes well, sometimes not so well! Bert is the best at whatever he tries (well at least according to him). Bert tells his friends and anyone who will listen, that he is one of the greatest raccoons who ever lived!
One thing everyone knows for sure - Bert is the "best friend" anyone could ask for! He has a great big heart and he is the first to come to anyone's aid in the Evergreen Forest. And they all know that with the crazy adventures that happen in the Evergreen Forest, Bert Raccoon is never far behind with his trusty peanut butter.
Bert has appeared in all specials and episodes since his debut at the age of 15.
Cedric is Bert's best friend.
Ralph is one of Bert's childhood friends (Bert nicknames him "Ralphie Boy") and they get on like most boys do, by keeping secrets from the girls (A Night to Remember) or even playing games of Hockey on the ice. Bert can be annoying for Ralph though by adding peanut butter to his gourmet food or even with his antics. However Ralph can annoy Bert when he makes bad puns involving him (Science Friction, Moving In); others find the jokes funny but Bert just knows Ralph is the worst at making jokes.
Melissa is one of Bert's childhood friends, and his antics keeps Melissa occupied. She sometimes gets annoyed by Bert's antics, just like Ralph, but she also appreciates his sense of humour (Stop The Clock) and (The Headline Hunter). Bert is often better at making Melissa laugh than Ralph. Bert will sometimes seek her advice whenever one of his friends is having a problem (Bully For You) and (Join The Club).
Cyril is Bert's biggest rival, although the two have their moments of peace, these two are usually battling to come out on top, when Cyril tries to cause chaos in the forest, you can depend on Bert to bring Cyril down back to earth again.
Like Cyril, Bert hates the Pigs, but he hates them because they're affiliated with Cyril and that they cause trouble for him, Ralph and Melissa by doing Cyril's dirty work for him to try and prevent them from writing out against Cyril in the Evergreen Standard.
Bert has a neutral relationship with Mr Knox, Bert's usually around to get a story out of him for the Standard and is usually there with him whenever a mystery arises.
Bentley looks up to Bert like a big brother.
Bert was instantly Smitten when he layed eyes on Lisa, he even went on a date with her, this however was only shown once, after "Spring Fever!" until "Go For Gold!", Bert's relationship with Lisa the same relationship he shares with Melissa. acting like a best friend but also being a bit cheeky to her like Bently is, but ultimatley they're always friends. But the biggest moment Bert had with Lisa was when he gave her a stern warning about smoking and how it affected her.
Bert treats Broo with love and respect and Broo is always there to get help for him when he's in a jam.
Bert has a good friendship with Schaeffer, he can always depend on Schaeffer to help him out and give him advise when he needs it. Bert often helps Schaeffer out at the Blue Spruce Cafe when the workload gets too heavy for Schaeffer to manage alone.
- Len Carlson (1980-2003)