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Kari's a bee named Bea


Season 3 moves from Netflix to Peacock and rebrands as Archibald’s Next Big Thing Is Here!

Cast includes Donna Reed Foundation Scholarship recipient


Archibald’s Next Big Thing is an American animated comedy streaming television series created by Tony Hale for Netflix. The plot revolves around Archibald Strutter, a positive chicken who often goes astray from home, but eventually always finds his way back home.


His best friend and sidekick, Bea, always manages to get him back on the right path. Bea is voiced by Kari Wahlgren, who has extensive filmography in anime. She is a 1995 Donna Reed Foundation National Scholar (acting/vocal) and a University of Kansas graduate from Hoisington, KS.

Read Mark Brown's interview as Kari talks about her character and her career.