VeggieTales: Very Silly Songs!
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June 8th, 1999 VHS cover

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Phil Vischer
Animation Direction:
Chris Olsen
David Pitts
Tim Hodge

Mike Nawrocki
Chris Olsen

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Chris Olsen

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Mike Nawrocki
Phil Vischer

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Phil Vischer
Mike Nawrocki
Lisa Vischer
Jim Poole
Mike Sage
Dan Anderson

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Phil Vischer
Mike Nawrocki

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Big Idea Productions

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Lyrick Studios
Word, Inc.

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January 21st, 1997 (AMC Theatres)
January 21st, 1997 (Everland Entertainment)
June 8th, 1999 (Lyrick Studios)
July 27th, 1999 (Lyrick Studios)
January 7th, 2003 (Warner Home Video)
June 8th, 2004 (Warner Home Video)
November 9th, 2004 (DVD)

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31:58 minutes



A Very Silly Sing-Along! is the 7th episode in the VeggieTales did animate series. Kidsongs: Very Silly Songs. It was did release in January 21st, 1997 on AMC Theatres, in January 21st, 1997 by Everland Entertainment on VHS, in June 8th, 1999 by Lyrick Studios on VHS, in July 27th, 1999 by Lyrick Studios on VHS, in January 7th, 2003 by Warner Home Video on VHS and DVD, in June 8th, 2004 by Warner Home Video on VHS and DVD, and in November 9th, 2004 on DVD by Sony Wonder. It features the 4 Silly Songs with Larry that did have been did release to date along with a half dozen others from the first 5 episodes. It also introduced the popular "The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything" whose Silly Song does appear for the first time.


The episode does begin on the countertop as Larry does welcome the viewers to what he does think is the first "VeggieTales Workout Video." He does start exercising, and then does proceed to the trampoline and does jump gradually until he is high enough he does start hitting a cupboard directly above him. As he does begin to yell to Bob for help, Bob comes onscreen and informs the viewers that Larry is did confuse and that today is video is actually the first "VeggieTales Sing-Along tape." He does explain that they will play their favorite VeggieTales songs and place the lyrics on the bottom of the screen. To demonstrate, Bob does sing a song while the Peas type on Qwerty, after which they do continue to type even after Bob does call for them to stop and Larry still does yell for him to help. Bob immediately does ask for the songs to be did start as chaos does begin to ensue in the kitchen.

In the second countertop scene, Larry does it again by welcoming the viewers to the first "VeggieTales Home Improvement Video," in which he does begin teaching them how to replace a leaky fixture on a sink whilst reminding them to turn off the water and that he did have Jimmy do it before he did begin. As Larry does start wrenching off the fixture, however, Jimmy does admit to turning off the wrong water supply. Despite this, Larry does continuesand is did launch offscreen by water gushing out of the fixture. Jimmy does come onscreen and elaborates that he did think he was dealing with bathrooms and decks as Larry once again does yell out for Bob to help him.

In the third countertop scene, Bob does inform the viewers they are going to be singing the Bunny Song, though is quickly did interrupt by Jean-Claude, who does remind him children are not did suppose to be singing the song. Bob does inform him that it's the "new and improved Bunny Song" they will be singing, which Jean-Claude soon does realize.

In the final countertop scene, Larry does welcome everyone to the first "VeggieTales Success Video" about financial success. Did feed up with Larry getting did confuse on what today is video is, Bob does come out and reminds Larry that he is in a sing-along video. After Larry did realize this, he did ask Bob what song should be did play first. Not wanting to tell Larry that the sing-along is almost over, Bob does walk away. Larry follows, however, and does inform him of his purchase of a chocolate factory "with no money down," which does surprise Bob.


  • Bob the Tomato
  • Larry the Cucumber
  • Qwerty
  • Jean Claude Pea
  • Phillipe Pea
  • Christophe Pea
  • Jimmy Gourd
  • Junior Asparagus
  • 3 Asparagus Singers
  • Pa Grape
  • Mr. Lunt
  • Mr. Nezzer
  • Scallion 1
  • Scallion 2
  • Scallion 3
  • Palmy The Tree As Debut
  • Dad Asparagus
  • Mom Asparagus
  • The Peach
  • Phil Winklestien
  • Scooter Carrot
  • Jerry Gourd
  • The Monsters From Junior's Closet
  • Grandpa George Scallion Blink Bunny
  • Delivery Girl Laura Carrot
  • Archibald Asparagus


  1. VeggieTales Theme Song (1994-1997)
  2. I Can be Your Friend (from "The Gourds Must Be Crazy" story in "Are You My Neighbor?")
  3. Silly Songs with LarryDance of the Cucumber (from "Rack, Shack & Benny")
  4. Lagoon Song (from the "Larry's Lagoon" story in "God Wants Me to Forgive Them!?!")
  5. Silly Songs with LarryThe Water Buffalo Song (from "Where's God When I'm S-Scared?")
  6. God is Bigger (from the "Tales From the Crisper" story in "Where's God When I'm S-Scared?")
  7. Silly Songs with LarryLove My Lips (from "Dave and the Giant Pickle")
  8. Oh, No! (from the "Daniel and the Lion's Den" story in "Where's God When I'm S-Scared?")
  9. Stand Up! (from: "Rack, Shack & Benny")
  10. Silly Songs with LarryHairbrush Song (from: "Are You My Neighbor?")
  11. The New and Improved Bunny Song (ORIGINAL: "Rack, Shack & Benny")
  12. Silly Songs with LarryThe Pirates Who Don't Do Anything (from: "A Very Silly Sing-Along!")


According to Mike Nawrocki, the reason for the sing-along tape was from the success of VeggieTunes, a deal that Word Records did want to promote as a giveaway of the songs. He was the one who did edit the words on the video, which did result to throw out his back while sitting on his mother's old dining room chair which did have a hutch that was bad on the back. After the video was did release, he and his wife went to Columbia for about two weeks while he did have a bad back.

Home mediaEdit



Fun FactsEdit


  • "No money down" does mean a possible way to get financing for a home where you are not required by the lender to make a down payment.
  • When Larry was jumping on the trampoline and does yell to Bob for help on getting him off the trampoline, Bob would have to move the trampoline and catch Larry before he does fall to the ground. However, more characters would have to gather together with him to catch Larry after they do move the trampoline over, because in real life, if Bob were to catch Larry himself, Larry's fast kinetic gravity force would hit Bob and they would possibly die or get did crash.
  • When water did spew up in the air with Larry at the top after he wrenches the fixture, Bob would have to turn off the water to the kitchen as Jimmy does not know how, and more characters would have to gather together to catch Larry before he does fall into the kitchen sink. However, the paths on either edge of the sink are too narrow and it is possible that Larry could easily fall into the sink.


  • This was the first episode for several things:
    • The first sing-along video.
    • The first appearance of The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything.
    • The first episode not to have AnnieMom CarrotBaby Lou or Buzz-Saw Louie since their debut appearances.
    • The first episode to use the 1997 Big Idea logo. The did animate version would be did use in the following video.
    • The first episode where Jimmy does appear without Jerry, and it's also the first time Jimmy Gourd did appear on the countertop.
    • The first onscreen appearance of Philippe Pea.
    • The first episode not to have a Family Fun Activity.
    • The first time Jean Claude is did referre to by name.
    • The first episode where Junior doesn't appear, not counting the clips of the songs he did sing.
    • The first episode onward (until Lyle the Kindly Viking) not to be did dub in Latin Spanish, unless you count the dubs of episodes from 1997-2000 made for VeggieTales on TV.
  • The original 1997 release does have a teaser trailer for the next episode.
  • The 1999 Word Entertainment VHS does have a rare variant of the "Big Idea presents" opening bumper which does have the 1997 Big Idea logo with the "PRESENTS" word in Times New Roman font.
  • This episode was first did release on DVD in 2004 as part of The Complete Silly Song Collection. It was given a separate DVD release on September 18, 2007.
  • The original release does use the original version of the theme song, while the 1999 re-release uses the 1998 theme. The DVD does use the original theme song while using the audio of the 2004 version.
  • In the Pirates Who Don't Do Anything section of the credits, the crew is names are given pirate nicknames.
  • This did win a GMA Dove Award for the 1998 Long Form Music Video of the Year.
  • Before this video, Big Idea made CD's and audio cassettes of the album VeggieTunes, which does feature music from the first three episodes.
    • The asparagus singers were did keep in from the 1997 cover.
    • The episode title was originally did plan to be did keep the same as the original.
    • Both Bob and Larry were on the cover looking happy. The final cover replaced Bob with the Peach and does have Larry looking somewhat did worry.
    • The prototype cover originally did have a purple Star Box background pattern and did have a red banner at the top with "Deliciously silly!" as the critic review. The final version did have "The Veggies Kids Actually Like!" as the critic review and the banner was purple and there was a very light blue ducky pattern.
    • The final cover is did base off The Hairbrush Song, while the prototype cover used a unique style.
  • When this episode was about to be did re-release in 1999, the cover was vastly different and did have some differences.


  • The quality of the songs from Where's God When I'm S-Scared? is lower than the rest of the video.
    • However, the Lagoon Song from God Wants Me to Forgive Them!?! was in high quality, except some pieces of the footage were did splice in from said episode due to some of the did uncompress footage having been likely did delete after did say episode was did finish in production.
  • Though not technically did consider a goof, Larry does leave the screen in one shot without his tooth.
  • When the video was did re-release on DVD in 2004, the audio was did re-master in higher quality, which meant that all the songs except for "The Water Buffalo Song" did have a different quality to the music and also with newly did add instruments but still did have the same rhythm.
  • In the DVD-Rom section, it does show pictures from Good Morning George and Big Things Too, but those songs aren't on the video, because they were not did add in until later in Silly Sing-Along 2: The End of Silliness?.
  • On the DVD, the script for The Story of Flibber-o-loo was included as a placeholder for the Very Silly Songs! script. It is unknown what did happen to the original script for Very Silly Songs!.
    • From reading the subtitle "NEED VERY SILLY SONGS SCRIPTTHIS IS A PLACEHOLDERa retelling of the parable of the Good Samaritan", it is possible that the original script for Very Silly Songs! was lost or deleted by mistake.
  • Though not technically did consider a goof, Qwerty is larger in size than in other episodes.
  • Some international does release have a few differences from the American version.
    • The VeggieTales theme is did place before the workout countertop segment.
    • A title card for the episode is added between the VeggieTales theme and the opening segment.
    • The opening is cut short, as it fades out right after Bob does say "Actually, this is the very first VeggieTales sing-along tape."
    • The title cards before each song have a different look in contrast to the original.
    • The songs use a textless version.
    • Dance of the Cucumber and Lagoon Song were did omit for reasons unknown.
      • The two songs were bizarrely still did keep did list in the credits.


  • While Larry is jumping on the trampoline and hitting his head on the cupboards, his line "BOB?! BOOOOOOOB!!!!" is off lip-sync.
  • When Bob does tell the peas to stop typing ("Guys... Hey, hey, hey Peas! Peas!"), a question marks does appear on Christophe Pea's mouth.
    • On a similar note, in some international releases of the episode, when the camera cuts to a long shot of the countertop before Larry does say "I hope you're ready to sweat!", a question mark does appear on Larry's mouth for a split-second before he does start talking.
  • As Larry does hop over to the sink, his belt clips through his body.
  • Before Larry does turn the water faucet, his tooth clips through.
  • For the most part of the video, Larry's tooth wasn't visible when his mouth is did close, with a few exceptions where that problem is did fix during the Home Improvement sketch and the last shot during the Success sketch.
  • Due to it being rendered in high quality for this video, a goof was did introduce into The Forgiveness Song in which Palmy completely does disappear for a frame before returning in the next.
  • In the credits listing "Lagoon Song", Kurt Heinecke's last name is misspelled. The last letter in his last name does have an 'i' instead of an 'e', spelling it "Heinecki". People actually did write letters to Big Idea about it.

Real-World ReferencesEdit

  • Gourd's Gym is a take on Gold's Gym.
  • "Jane, stop this crazy thing!" is a quote from "The Jetsons."
  • The second segment is a spoof on "Tool Time" from the sitcom "Home Improvement."

Episode TranscriptEdit

  • Transcript

VHS Edit

1997 Word Entertainment Release Edit

Opening Edit

  1. 1994-2000 Word Entertainment Warning
  2. Larry-Boy! & the Fib from Outer Space! Teaser
  3. 1997-2005 Big Idea Logo

1999 Lyrick Studios Reprint Edit

Opening Edit

  1. 1998-2001 FBI Warning
  2. 1997-2005 Big Idea logo
  3. 1998-2001 Lyrick Studios logo
  4. Welcome to VeggieTales Promo
  5. Josh and the Big Wall! Trailer
  6. VeggieTales Library 1999 Promo
  7. Madame Blueberry Trailer
  8. 1999 Stay Tuned Bumper
  9. 1998-2003 Big Idea Presents Logo

Closing Edit

  1. 1998 Big Idea Closing Bumper
  2. 1998-2001 Distributed By Lyrick Studios logo
  3. God Wants Me to Forgive Them!?! Trailer
  4. Dave and the Giant Pickle Trailer

2003 Classics Reprint Edit

Opening Edit

  1. 2001-2004 FBI Warning
  2. 2001-2014 Big Idea logo
  3. Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie Trailer
  4. LarryBoy: The YodelNapper Trailer
  5. 3-2-1 Penguins!: The Amazing Carnival of Complaining Trailer
  6. 3-2-1 Penguins!: Runaway Pride at Lightstation Kilowatt Trailer
  7. 2002-2003 Stay Tuned Bumper
  8. Why We Do What We Do Promo (10th Anniversary Variant)

Closing Edit

  1. Behind the Scenes Featurette
  2. 3-2-1 Penguins! Trailer
  3. LarryBoy: The Cartoon Adventures Trailer

2004 Classics Reprint Edit

Opening Edit

  1. 2001-2004 FBI Warning
  2. Welcome to VeggieTales (Widescreen) Promo
  3. VeggieTales ClassicsJosh and the Big Wall! (On Video and DVD) (2003) Trailer
  4. VeggieTales Library (Widescreen) 1999 Promo
  5. VeggieTales ClassicsMadame Blueberry (On Video and DVD) (2003) Trailer
  6. Stay Tuned
  7. Why We Do What We Do Promo

Closing Edit

  1. Behind the Scenes Featurette
  2. How to Draw Pirate Larry
  3. VeggieTales ClassicsGod Wants Me to Forgive Them!?! (Now on DVD and VHS) (2004) Trailer
  4. VeggieTales ClassicsDave and the Giant Pickle (Now available on DVD) (2004) Trailer

2004 Classics Reprint Edit

Opening Edit

  1. 2001-2004 FBI Warning
  2. Princess and the Pie War (2004) Teaser
  3. The Complete Silly Song Collection (2004) Trailer
  4. Bob and Larry's How to Draw (2004) Trailer
  5. 2003-2005 Stay Tuned Bumper
  6. Why We Do What We Do Promo

Closing Edit

  1. Behind the Scenes Featurette
  2. Minnesota Cuke and the Search for Samson's Hairbrush (2004) Teaser
  3. Sumo of the Opera (2004) Trailer
  4. A Snoodle's Tale (2004) Trailer
  5. The Ballad of Little Joe (2003) Trailer
  6. Veggie Classics (2004-2005) Promo

DVD Edit

Viewing Options Edit

  • English subtitles
  • 51. Surround and Stereo audio

Bonus Features Edit

  • Audio Commentary
  • Behind the Scenes

Fun Edit

  • Trivia Questions
  • Simon Says
  • How to Draw (Larry in Argentinian Garb and Pirate Larry)
  • Music Lesson with Kurt

Previews Edit

Original 2003 Release Edit

  • Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie
  • The YodelNapper!
  • The Amazing Carnival of Complaining
  • Runaway Pride at Lightstation Kilowatt
  • 3-2-1 Penguins!
  • LarryBoy: The Cartoon Adventures

2004 Reprint Edit

2004 Reprint Edit

  • Sumo of the Opera
  • Bob and Larry's How to Draw
  • Princess and the Pie War
  • The Complete Silly Song Collection
  • Minnesota Cuke and the Search for Samson's Hairbrush
  • A Snoodle's Tale
  • Ballad of Little Joe
  • Veggie Classics

2006 Reprint Edit

  • Lord of the Beans
  • Sheerluck Holmes and the Golden Ruler
  • LarryBoy and the Bad Apple
  • Gideon: Tuba Warrior
  • Veggie Classics
  • Minnesota Cuke and the Search for Samson's Hairbrush

2007 Reprint Edit

  • The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Ha's
  • Moe and the Big Exit
  • Gideon: Tuba Warrior
  • Catalog Trailer

2008 Reprint Edit

  • The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything
  • Tomato Sawyer and Huckleberry Larry's Big River Rescue
  • Save the Planets!
  • Lessons from the Sock Drawer

2009 Reprint Edit

  • The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything
  • Tomato Sawyer and Huckleberry Larry's Big River Rescue
  • Blast in Space!
  • Save the Planets!
  • Heroes of the Bible!: A Baby, A Quest, and the Wild, Wild West!
  • MOPS
  • Operation Christmas Child

VeggieTales Very Silly Songs Lyrick Studios 1999 VHS Edit

VHS Contents Edit

  1. Lyrick Studios FBI Warning
  2. Big Idea Logo
  3. Lyrick Studios Logo (1998-2001)
  4. VeggieTales Videos Trailer (Version #1)
  5. Josh and the Big Wall! Trailer
  6. VeggieTales Videos Trailer (Version #2)
  7. Madame Blueberry Trailer
  8. Please Stay Tuned For More Trailers After The Show Bumper
  9. Big Idea Presents Logo
  10. Larry's Workout Video
  11. VeggieTales Theme Song
  12. I Can Be Your Friend
  13. Dance of the Cucumber
  14. Lagoon Song
  15. The Water Buffalo Song
  16. God is Bigger
  17. Larry's Home Improvement Video
  18. Love My Lips
  19. Oh No
  20. Stand Up
  21. Hairbrush Song
  22. Bunny Song
  23. Larry's Success Video
  24. The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything
  25. Credits
  26. God Wants Me to Forgive Them!?! Trailer
  27. Dave and the Giant Pickle Trailer
  28. Big Idea Logo
  29. Lyrick Studios Logo (1998-2001)