Are You Scared of Charles the Bear?

Nov 13, 2020
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Join, if you dare, as Ryan reads the internet's scariest stories (some true, some false) to his pal Shane as they try to figure out if the story is experienced or imagined.
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Possible triggers: emotional distress, demonic possession, mistreatment of a child
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  • I feel like approximately -87 of these stories Ryan has are real

    cosmoissleepingcosmoissleeping4 hours ago
  • I have a teddy bear named Charles, it's not anything like that one but uh 😳

    Saturnnotfound _Saturnnotfound _4 hours ago
  • A bit of advice: Never place a teddy bear or anything that might look like a body or a face in the view of bed. Because you will wake up on day and be scared to shit, just saying

    Liah UribeLiah Uribe4 hours ago
  • this story sounds exactly like Annabelle

    Zach SommerfeldZach Sommerfeld4 hours ago
  • My 2 cents as a ~believer. The fenomenon didn't start until weeks after she got the bear. My thought was that it wasn't the bear that was demonic or something like that, but there was actually a ghost boy that was "attracted" (maybe?) to the bear and wanted to play with it and started throwing tantrums. I can't explain tha boyfriend getting scratched, though. Maybe it really was the cat.

    helenejapahelenejapa6 hours ago
  • This gave me 87% goosebumps

    Celine AutencioCeline Autencio19 hours ago
  • Me watching these videos in the middle of the day with sunlight streaming though my window, but turning on my lights anyway.

    Cassandra ThomasCassandra Thomas19 hours ago
  • as a pagan this story is why you cleanse things that were previously owned by someone else. because all their negative energy will manifest in you.

    Miharu HotaruMiharu HotaruDay ago
  • i’ve had an extremely similar experience as the part where she felt her cat on her bed even though she wasn’t there

    Vickey WalkerVickey WalkerDay ago
  • im going full screen wish me luck

    Makayla MMakayla MDay ago
  • her: "huh cute bear-" Charles: "HEY SISTERS!!!!!!!!!"

    sagesageDay ago
  • **And charlie puth on keys**

    The•Nomadic•MindThe•Nomadic•MindDay ago
  • Okay I didn't realise that I was all tucked in with my brown teddy bear at 1 in the night when I started watching this video. .

    Tejaswi ReddyTejaswi ReddyDay ago
  • 4:08 Odd looking cat but alright

    TuberculosisTuberculosisDay ago
    • Bruh it looks like a rat or a squirrel

      Yeetus DeletusYeetus Deletus8 hours ago
  • Annabelle took over a teddy now 🤦🏽‍♂️😂

    Jinxt mannJinxt mannDay ago
  • I would have flushed the teddy bear down the toilet 🐨🚽💫👍

    Keith TrickeyKeith TrickeyDay ago
  • The real hero of this story is Audrey

    Olivia GendreauOlivia GendreauDay ago
  • I’m 23, turning 24 next month, December, and I grew up on basically only build a bear teddies......when I was about 17 or 18 I got a Vermont jointed teddy bear and since they’re so expensive I got him used from eBay and just threw him in the washing machine and air dried him. He looks brand new and he’s the only teddy I have out of storage right now, lots of other stuffed animals are out and on my bed even but not teddy bears, except him. I named him Theodore Barry or Teddy Bear lol. I never really cuddled him a lot so he needs some serious cuddling to get softer since jointed teddy bears are quite stiff. I go through phases with different plushies and rotate them depending on how I’m feeling. He’s getting more cuddles after this, poor guy lol......thanks to toy story I feel like stuffed animals have feelings even though I know they’re inanimate

    Paige 1996Paige 1996Day ago
  • Honestly, this makes me consider writing in to tell them a scary story that I experienced but seeing how weird that it was, Shane would call it bullshit

    Jekyll NelliganJekyll NelliganDay ago
  • This is just a case of Toy Story...

    Brit HavilandBrit HavilandDay ago
  • I honestly this whole time nobody me: man it's just a little boy wanting to be loved! Like it's like locking a little boy so no wondered the boy was crying oof

    Lilly AnnaLilly Anna2 days ago
  • The title should have an episode number. Otherwise love the vid! (Btw Audrey is the hero of this story)

    Father HippocratesFather Hippocrates2 days ago
  • I'll just go sit in the corner with my 3 antique teddy bears :')

    Kai K.Kai K.2 days ago
  • I only ever wore saddle shoes when I played a bobysoxer in guys and dolls

    Alys LowellAlys Lowell2 days ago

    Srk MalikSrk Malik2 days ago
  • Comical, but would make an awesome serious horror movie short, b/c we've seen dolls and clowns go cray-cray, but bears, our heartwarming little buddies, never.

    Apt215 Melissa BrownApt215 Melissa Brown2 days ago
  • Wow that was a good story. It reminded me of the haunted doll Annabelle.

    Ines JimenezInes Jimenez3 days ago
  • There was a similar story that is linked to a REAL DOLL, one that is now stored within a museum. Hell, it was given an episode of Unsolved Supernatural. I honestly thought that this was real because I had forgotten whether or not the story was linked to a doll or a teddy bear. The point is, this story was likely inspired by real life.

    Edward NicholsEdward Nichols3 days ago
  • Are you doing another season of buzzfeed unsolved?

    Zachary WallaceZachary Wallace4 days ago
  • #Thankmas #CallToAction

    Orna GavinOrna Gavin4 days ago
  • The youtuber Graveyardgirl / Bunny had a similar real experience with a doll, which she talked about a while ago. Super spooky stuff.

    Fae ღFae ღ4 days ago
    • She also loves collecting antiques and has a lot of dolls/babies. She never really had a problem with them before that one doll, or since.

      Fae ღFae ღ4 days ago
  • Stand name: THE BOY Stand user: Charles

    All For AllAll For All4 days ago
  • That gibberish scatting is my favorite part from the whole story lmao

    Brenda FebryanaBrenda Febryana4 days ago
  • All Hail the Watcher

    Dash LukkyDash Lukky4 days ago
  • charles the bear, my favorite f1 driver

    Juliana AmbrosioJuliana Ambrosio4 days ago
  • My first thought would be "Fuck this bear." I would have sent it to that Haunted Collector guy.

    Dark Lord VyperxDark Lord Vyperx4 days ago
  • Eric, in a bad british accent: Charles bit my finger!

    Avery GrahamAvery Graham5 days ago
  • *Ryan- lock your doors, and turn off the lights,* Me - does the exact opposite

    Alex MedinaAlex Medina5 days ago
  • 14:02 - after all these years.

    Elijah MathisenElijah Mathisen5 days ago
  • this was a good one

    mikmik5 days ago
  • favorite series from y’all

    mikmik5 days ago
  • Shane "what you're too attached to the shitty beef jerky stick."

    BlackwolfBlackwolf5 days ago
  • Does anyone else feel like Shane is getting more and more open to the idea of ghosts? He won’t admit it but he says things and has fears of things that I would associate with ghosts. Maybe he’s just becoming more respectful to the dead? Lol

    Amy LowryAmy Lowry5 days ago
  • " Laughs in SCP-1048 "

    Aden DelgadoAden Delgado5 days ago
  • She should leave that boyfriend. If I were here I'd kick him to the curb WITH the bear.

    MagainitaMagainita6 days ago
  • The teddy bear doesn’t have claws, right? So, like, how was he supposed to have scratched Eric anyway? It makes no sense to assume it was an inanimate object without claws over an animal with claws. Just sayin’

    Reyna BerryReyna Berry6 days ago
  • that boyfriend sounds like trash, haunting or not. "late business dinner" pfft, he's a cheating turd who gives terrible gifts, dump him

    mcspongemcsponge6 days ago

    Derek ShepherdDerek Shepherd6 days ago
  • I GOT MY GF A TEDDY BEAR!!!! (GONE WRONG!!!!!😲😲😲😲😲😲) Also, THIS MOTHERFUCKING STORY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    IKnowDaWaeIKnowDaWae6 days ago
  • Well I'm not sleeping tonight 👍🏼

    ayjfr88ayjfr886 days ago
  • this bear is probably a horcrux that was made by prince Charles to make sure he doesn't die before his mother so he gets to be king. and sent it to the USA so no-one finds it and destroy it.

    The RowTurnThe RowTurn6 days ago
  • Just don't buy any antique things lol

    johnfreakinmartinjohnfreakinmartin7 days ago
  • Lol he terrorized with out harming? But the first thing he did was scratch the boyfriend

    Saorise28Saorise287 days ago
  • If I were in this situation, I would have taken my cat and went right to my parents' house, especially with the boyfriend being unsympathetic

    Aine Spears CahillAine Spears Cahill7 days ago
  • One time at like 2 am I had a really bad paranoia episode that I couldn’t bring myself to move for a long time. When I did manage to move, I got paranoid that the stuffed bear and bunny I had next to me had cameras so I wanted to rip their eyes out, but at the same time I didn’t want to ruin them, so I simply turned them upside down so their eyes were on my bed. I didn’t lift them back up for like 2 months, but eventually I did and now they’re somewhere else lmao. Idk why I told this story but whatever

    mcr is backmcr is back7 days ago
  • Holy crap even though this is a fictional story I suddenly feel uncomfortable for a day

    Wahyu Nur SetiajiWahyu Nur Setiaji7 days ago
  • Spoiler: there's spoilers in the comments

    Ink!Ink!7 days ago
  • If my cat start behaves strangely I know something isn't right so I'd break up with that stupid ass boyfriend who give me a demon bear and move away bc I don't trust anyone except my cat

    ИвонаИвона7 days ago
  • *take it away, charles!*

    Seesaw_korekiyoSeesaw_korekiyo7 days ago
  • Ryan: he didn't physically harm anybody which I appreciate Eric's scratched arm: Am I a joke to you ?

    WafaWafa7 days ago
  • So close to 1M !!

    Rachel KhooRachel Khoo7 days ago
  • Charles can't scare you if you scare him first

    CreepesCreepes7 days ago
  • Can we appreciate that Ryan is wearing an AirPod meanwhile using a wired earphone

    xtomspxtomsp7 days ago
  • Ngl if I had a stuff animal around my Cologne and the bottle was broken in the middle of the night I’d would 9/10 blame the stuff animal before my precious baby cat, for its judgmental attitude to my choice of smell. FYI the 9 comes from not me hearing it break if I did I’d definitely blame my fur ball lol

    Ramiro MarroquinRamiro Marroquin7 days ago
  • 6:59 you say that but my friend once started sleep talking just like that. she was just saying gibberish but she sounded like she knew EXACTLY what she was saying, and was very very sure of it like she was fluent in another language it freaked me out so bad

    bellabella8 days ago
  • It’s impossible to be scared when Shane and Ryan make jokes between these

    Miru KutiMiru Kuti8 days ago
  • so many red flags, I would've thrown Charles away, IMMEDIATELY

    シkeishaシkeisha8 days ago
  • Is shane... ok?

    trashpandatrashpanda8 days ago
    • What do you mean?

      IKnowDaWaeIKnowDaWae6 days ago
  • Apparently me and Shane think alike because right before he said she should burn the bear, I said "i would burn that bitch."

    Leanna JeffreyLeanna Jeffrey8 days ago
  • This is a spooky story but I'm not going to lie I don't believe it lmao Like this bear was already a pretty gross gift. I like old things too but this bear sounds like nightmare fuel even if you don't have a fear of ghosts or toys. But this is a very well written story and it's enjoyable. It just doesn't feel like a recounting of true events. 🤷🏾‍♀️

    Ophelia MunroeOphelia Munroe8 days ago
  • I believe in the supernatural but Shane and I agree: BURN THE BEAR. If it makes you uncomfortable tell your boyfriend and get rid of it. If he’s upset about it and can’t get over it then girl he’s not the one for you

    Becca RobinsonBecca Robinson8 days ago
  • Can't stop imagining all those possessed toys out there, learning the haunting moves of Charles because they want to succeed in their haunting career

    Klayen Spooky StoriesKlayen Spooky Stories8 days ago
  • If she thought it was a child, why would she put him in the closet? The boy is supposed to be trapped in the bear somehow, right? Give him a little blanket, a pillow and some cereal and maybe adopt a little ghost kid. Also the neighbor should've called CPS on her

    jasmin_ddjasmin_dd8 days ago
  • Do some rituals, strike up a deal with Charles. Set traps, to sacrifice that guy who called you crazy. Charles accepts the sacrifice and spares you. (one life for another). Contact someone who specializes in demonic stuff, folks like real life Ed and Lorraine. They take Charles away from you. Kill 2 birds with one stone. Bad boyfriend no more and you escaped from demon via sacrifice of appeal.

    T҉h҉e҉ ҉D҉a҉w҉n҉ ҉R҉i҉g҉h҉t҉ ҉B҉e҉f҉o҉r҉e҉ ҉ T҉h҉e҉ ҉S҉u҉n҉-҉R҉i҉s҉e҉ ҉I҉s҉ ҉T҉h҉e҉ ҉D҉a҉r҉k҉e҉s҉t҉T҉h҉e҉ ҉D҉a҉w҉n҉ ҉R҉i҉g҉h҉t҉ ҉B҉e҉f҉o҉r҉e҉ ҉ T҉h҉e҉ ҉S҉u҉n҉-҉R҉i҉s҉e҉ ҉I҉s҉ ҉T҉h҉e҉ ҉D҉a҉r҉k҉e҉s҉t҉8 days ago
  • "She pointed behind me." Neighbour: He just ran past. FUCKNWKSKSKS

    Brayden HizashiBrayden Hizashi8 days ago
  • I think her boyfriend is playing a prank on her and it's kinda of funny 😂🤣

    Juliana VillarrealJuliana Villarreal8 days ago
  • As much as I'm pretty scared shitless, their little comments in between the story-telling is keeping me from throwing my phone across the room.

    SUI-cidal DadbroSUI-cidal Dadbro8 days ago
  • when your name's Audrey

    Froggy PondsFroggy Ponds8 days ago
  • Love how they’re like “Are you scared?” but how the hell am I supposed to say yes, when these two are auditioning for dumb and dumber 3 as they’re telling this story

    ewwhoisthat bitchewwhoisthat bitch8 days ago
  • Ryan got new curtains :0

    Nat KateNat Kate8 days ago
  • Shane is so my type of dude ahhh lol my internet crush. And Ryan is totally star quality with his voice ECT

    Angelina ReedAngelina Reed9 days ago
  • yes. yes i am scared

    i want chocolatei want chocolate9 days ago
  • Me watching this entire thing while hugging my Teddy bear: 👁️👄👁️

    Castiel the cat angelCastiel the cat angel9 days ago
  • Who tf gives their significant other an old ass teddy bear for their birthday? The real villain is this horrible boyfriend.

    RaindewRaindew9 days ago
  • This was def the scariest one so far. Creeped me tf out.

    Joshua BroffordJoshua Brofford9 days ago
  • Man the kid was lonely damn 😔

    Amber LaughnerAmber Laughner9 days ago
  • I found the cutest teddy bear at goodwill at the beginning of the year and left him in my closet. i took him out yesterday and now I am scared lol

    lukamiellukamiel9 days ago
  • this man said "beef jerky teddy bear"

    payton jadepayton jade9 days ago
  • Not a bear, but once at an antique store, we found a clown doll. Just in the center of the room admist all of the items crowded in the corners. And when we would pass, he played a song, and his eyes followed us. Even my sis phone caught the eyes moving . Never saw it again

    The Roman EmpireThe Roman Empire9 days ago
  • I was watching this and then got an ad for triangle credit cards..... i literally jumped. scared

    Carole-Rose Melanie-JaneCarole-Rose Melanie-Jane9 days ago
  • Im a bit sad for Charles...

    Michelle RMichelle R9 days ago
  • I saw the same bear on google lmao

    Daniel Lugo-MoraDaniel Lugo-Mora9 days ago
  • wait shit the boy was crying on the way out? damn why do I feel bad

    CYBER ɴᴇᴏCYBER ɴᴇᴏ9 days ago
  • no one: ryan, at the beginning of every episode: Baby, lock the doors and turn the lights down low~

    hannah lambhannah lamb9 days ago
  • Knew it was fiction... too many plot device that just doesnt connect with real life.

    MaxBlightMaxBlight9 days ago
  • I guess I am a 60 year old women lmaoooo, shane

    ZaphroditeZaphrodite9 days ago
  • Anything named Charles is inherently evil.

    Berlin VandliljeBerlin Vandlilje9 days ago
  • yah know, i would honestly just put him in bed with me and give him a good cuddle, maybe that's all he needed? maybe he just wanted some love

    Madison TaylorMadison Taylor9 days ago
  • Kinda would feel bad for the boy. Maybe he just wanted attention. But ain't no ghost child allow to run around in MY house either. OR MY LAWN!

    Soul CSoul C9 days ago
  • If anything odd would ever happen in my bedroom I'd get a full on 4k night vision cameras to record every second with cloud backup. Because anything clearly supernatural will never be recorded in a video. And if it did it would be a win-win situation. Toss me a bit for the views.

    Sam ThemanSam Theman9 days ago