VeggieTales in the City


VeggieTales in the City is an American children’s animated television series that premiered on Netflix on February 24, 2017. [2] [1]

 

Cast

Main characters

  • Bob the Tomato (Voiced by Phil Vischer ) – One of the main characters of VeggieTales, he is best friends and roommates with Larry the Cucumber. Bob is usually the “straight man” in his relationship with Larry. He works part time at Pa Grape’s store doing various jobs and tasks. He enjoys doing things like reading, studying the weather with his weather machine, and helping out his friends in the city.
  • Larry the Cucumber (voiced by Mike Nawrocki ) – Best friends and roommate with Bob the Tomato, Larry is scatterbrained and has an energetic, childlike personality. He enjoys doing very silly things, like singing silly songs, eating large amounts of sardines, and riding his bicycle on the ceiling. He works in the city’s ice cream cart and does odd jobs at Pa Grape’s store. He secretly protects the city from crime as the superhero LarryBoy, making use of a LarryMobile and a secret lair underneath the apartment he shares with Bob.
  • Laura Carrot (voiced by Tress MacNeille ) – A young carrot girl who is friends with Bob and Larry and Junior Asparagus, her best friend. She loves playing with her friends, including baseball and jump rope. She eventually gained a super alter-ego dubbed “Night Pony”, where she helps fight crime with LarryBoy and the other super heroes of the house.
  • Junior Asparagus (Voiced by Tress MacNeille) – Best friends with Laura, Junior is a typical child and looks up to Larry. Like Larry, he also has a superhero alter-ego, “Junior Jetpack,” using a jet pack given to him by Ichabeezer. Junior is often a superhero duo with LarryBoy.
  • Archibald Asparagus (voiced by Phil Vischer) – The Mayor of the town with an upper crust British accent. He enjoys being the most important part of the city. Third party whenever something is wrong.

Recurring characters

  • Pa Grape (voiced By Phil Vischer) – A wise old grape, he runs a convenience store called Pa’s Corner Store. He often provides wise and insightful advice to his friends and customers.
  • Jimmy and Jerry Gourd – Brothers that live together in Bob and Larry’s house. They do not do much, but they love to eat and spend time with their pet dust bunny Danny, and their other little guppy named Happy Sunshine Bubbles. Jimmy also gained a superhero alter ego by the name of JimmyBoy, where LarryBoy has taken Jimmy under his wing and is training him to be a superhero.
  • Petunia Rhubarb (Voiced by Tress MacNeille) – Good friends with Bob, Larry, and Tina Celerina. She often enjoys hanging out with them and offers them whenever they get into a fight or face personal problems. She worked part-time at Pa Grape’s store, but followed her love of plants and had opened a flower shop.
  • Ichabeezer (voiced by Rob Paulsen ) – Ichabeezer is grumpy, gruff and elderly zucchini. He does not even get along with the other veggies, especially when they get on his lawn. They only thing Ichabeezer truly likes his beloved pet olive dog, Rooney. For the Netflix era, he has essentially assumed Mr. Nezzer’s role as an outsider / villain foil for Bob and Larry. His home is a large mansion built out of the side of a couch.
  • Jean-Claude and Phillipe Pea (Voiced by Mike Nawrocki and Phil Vischer) – The brothers, Jean-Claude and Phillipe, are peas with French accents. The brothers appear to be aged and presumably live together while their father lives in France.
  • Mrs. Blueberry (voiced by Tress MacNeille) – A female blueberry with a slight British accent. She lives in a blue, teapot shaped house, where she spends most of her time drinking tea and enjoying the “fancier” things in life. She has been known to karaoke and pie baking. She has a specialty for singing “the blues.”
  • Mr. Lunt (voiced by Phil Vischer) – A Hispanic gourd, he works around the city and sells various items, often joking that his job changes every episode. He eventually set up his own place of business, where he can be seen doing his various odd jobs. Carrying on from the original videos, his lack of eyes is a running gag throughout the show.
  • Bacon Bill (voiced by Rob Paulsen) – An eccentric genius who is the son of one of Pa Grape’s friends. He looks up to Larry as an older brother figure. He is very wacky, and can often be seen doing various silly things, mostly on Ichabeezer’s lawn.
  • Tina Celerina (Voiced by Tress MacNeille) – Petunia’s best friend and employee of her flower shop. She is very scatterbrained and quirky, which can get her into trouble. Despite this, she has a very positive attitude and an outgoing personality.
  • Motato (voiced by Rob Paulsen) – An evil, deformed Sweet Potato who is LarryBoy’s chief nemesis. He is quite insane and enjoys wreaking havoc and chaos on the veggie citizens of the house. Along with his radish minions, he carries out various nefarious plots to destroy the city. His evil lair is located in his bathroom.

Episodes

Season 1 (2017)

Episode
No.
Segment
No.
Title [3] Directed by Written by Release date [3]
1a 1 “Burgers for Sale” Tim Hodge Ethan Nicolle February 24, 2017
Ichabeezer gets a tough lesson in customer relations at his new burger joint.
1b 2 “Night Phony” Tim Hodge Ethan Nicolle February 24, 2017
Envious of Junior’s jetpack, Laura tries out Motato’s Helmet of Doom.
2a 3 “Space Pirates!” Tim Hodge Ethan Nicolle February 24, 2017
Larry wants to be the first veggie on the moon, but pirate Motato has other ideas.
2b 4 “Rooney on the Run” Tim Hodge Ethan Nicolle February 24, 2017
Laura’s puppy-training plan goes awry after she lets Rooney escape.
3a 5 “Junior Saves the West” Tim Hodge Eric Branscum February 24, 2017
3b 6 “The Treasure Hunt” Bill Breneisen Ethan Nicolle February 24, 2017
4a 7 “Race Ya!” Emily Jourdan Eric Branscum February 24, 2017
4b 8 “Larry the Substitute” Tim Hodge Steven Marten February 24, 2017
5a 9 “Pizza Eclipse” Bill Breneisen Ethan Nicolle February 24, 2017
5b 10 “The Robot” Emily Jourdan Eric Branscum February 24, 2017
6a 11 “Delivery Boys” Tim Hodge Ethan Nicolle February 24, 2017
6b 12 “Dueling Mascots” Bill Breneisen Eric Branscum February 24, 2017
7a 13 “Bob’s Collection” Emily Jourdan Ethan Nicolle February 24, 2017
7b 14 “The Cookie Caper” Tim Hodge Eric Branscum February 24, 2017
8a 15 “The Rocket Boot” Bill Breneisen Eric Branscum February 24, 2017
8b 16 “The Many Versions of Larry” Emily Jourdan Ethan Nicolle February 24, 2017
9a 17 “Aprilcot” Tim Hodge Ethan Nicolle February 24, 2017
9b 18 “X Marks the Spot” Bill Breneisen Bill Breneisen February 24, 2017
10a 19 “The Priceless Sock” Emily Jourdan Ethan Nicolle February 24, 2017
10b 20 “Jimmy Makes a Comic Book” Tim Hodge Eric Branscum February 24, 2017
11a 21 “The Book Club” Bill Breneisen Ethan Nicolle February 24, 2017
11b 22 “The Lost Dust Bunny” Emily Jourdan Doug TenNapel February 24, 2017
12a 23 “The Water Slide” Tim Hodge Ethan Nicolle February 24, 2017
12b 24 “Story Time” Bill Breneisen Eric Branscum February 24, 2017
13a 25 “Prodigal Junior” Emily Jourdan Ethan Nicolle February 24, 2017
13b 26 “Where’s the Mayor” Tim Hodge Ethan Nicolle February 24, 2017

References

  1. ^ Jump up to:c Hartropp, Joseph (February 23, 2017). “Brand New VeggieTales Brings Godly Vegetables Back To Netflix: Exclusive Clips” . Christian Today . Retrieved February 27, 2017 .
  2. Jump up^ Axmaker, Sean (February 23, 2017). “Now streaming: ‘Moonlight,’ ‘Manchester by the Sea,’ ‘Hacksaw Ridge'” . The Seattle Times . Retrieved 28 February 2017 .
  3. ^ Jump up to:b “VeggieTales in the House” . Netflix . Retrieved December 5, 2014 .

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