All Genres: Music
Release Year: 1988
Director: Tony Mitchell
Sound: DTS, Dolby
Writing by: Phil Vischer – writer
Produced by: Stephanie Bennett – producer
Barbara Orbison – executive producer
Albert Spevak – associate producer
Cast: Roy Orbison – Himself
Jackson Browne – Himself
T-Bone Burnett – Himself (as T Bone Burnett)
Elvis Costello – Himself
k.d. lang – Herself
Bonnie Raitt – Herself
J. Steven Soles – Himself (as Steven Soles)
J.D. Souther – Himself
Bruce Springsteen – Himself
Tom Waits – Himself
Jennifer Warnes – Herself
Music: Kurt Heinecke
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Plot Outline: “Tales from the Crisper”: Junior Asparagus, after watching a scary Frankencelery movie, is afraid to…
Plot: Singer Roy Orbison performs with such musicians as Bruce Springsteen and Tom Waits, among others, in a 1940s-type nightclub setting.
Movie Quotes: Junior Asparagus: Aaah! Who are you?
Bob: I'm Bob. I'm a tomato and I'm here to help you.
Junior Asparagus: There's something in my toy chest! It's a big scary lizard! It's a… baby pickle.
Bob: That's a cucunber
Larry: Where is everybody?
Bob: Over here Larry! We couldn't notis that you were a little bit scared.
Larry: Yeah! Um, fear not, for behold I bring you tidings of great joy which shall be to all people, for unto you –
Bob: Wrong story Larry.
Larry: Oh, sorry.
Crazy Credits: We know about 1 Crazy Credits. One of them reads:
“truly a gift” – Jeff Ayeroff
Goofs: We know about 3 goofs. Here comes one of them:
Continuity: When Larry and Bob are consoling Madame on her sofa, Bob disappears momentarily while Larry fetches tea.
Trivia: There are 4 entries in the trivia list – like these:
- In this video, Larry the Cucumber's voice is lower in pitch and sounds more like Bob the Tomato. In later releases, Mike Nawrocki gives Larry a more distinctive higher-pitched voice.
- “VeggieTales: Where's God When I'm S-Scared?” was the first fully computer animated direct to video produced in the United States.
- In July of 1993, Phil Vischer produced the movie with two young art school grads and friends volunteering on weekends.