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Big Idea Productions

Works: 618 works in 1,424 publications in 3 languages and 67,322 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Children's films  Animated films  Drama  Animated television programs  Children's television programs  Christmas films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Short films 
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Big Idea Productions
Jonah : a VeggieTales movie by Cindy Kenney( Visual )

26 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archibald Asparagus stars as Jonah, who is chosen by God to help spread his message to the world. Unfortunately, his first stop on his evangelical tour is the city of Nineveh, where the residents while away their days bingeing on cheese snacks and arguing. Circumstances force Jonah to set sail across the ocean, where he's assisted by Khalil, and pirates who are led by the well-meaning but lethargic Mr. Lunt, Pa Grape, and Larry the Cucumber. However, Jonah's mission gets a bit of a setback when a mammoth whale changes his plans
VeggieTales( Visual )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 1,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marlee tries to save the local town theater at Easter time, but is worried the attention will be shining on singing sensation Cassie Cassava, set to perform in her hometown church's Easter service, instead of the musical she is putting on for the town
The pirates who don't do anything : a VeggieTales movie by Doug Peterson( Visual )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Somewhere in the 1700s, an evil pirate captain is assaulting a ship at sea, determined to capture and hold hostage the Prince and Princess sailing on it. Robert the Terrible seizes the Prince, but misses the Princess, who uses her father's HelpSeeker to find someone to help her rescue her brother. Timid Elliot (Larry the Cucumber), lazy Sedgewick (Mr. Lunt), and unsure George (Pa Grape) work as cabin boys at a buccaneer-themed dinner theater. Auditioning for spots as cast members they wreck the ship, and are promptly fired and tossed out into the alley. When they come across a golden orb straight out of Jules Verne, all three are transported into the past. Called to adventure, can three cabin boys realize their dreams of being pirates, while helping a princess with her quest?
Lyle the kindly viking( Visual )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 1,240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assisted by those rascally French Peas, Archibald aims for new heights in "veggie programming" by attempting to produce "the world's first all-vegetable staging of Shakespeare's Hamlet," the first-ever "Classy songs with Larry," and for the grand finale, the world premier of what he believes to be Gilbert and Sullivan's "lost musical"--"Lyle, the kindly Viking!"
An Easter carol by Big Idea( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cavis, Milward, and a music box angel named Hope must convince Uncle Ebenezzer Nezzer that Easter is about more than just candy and eggs. The Veggie Tale gang will remind us why we celebrate Easter
VeggieTales( Visual )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 1,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob and Larry present a Western Bible story, the Ballad of Little Joe. Little Joe has a knack for dreaming, organization, and is his father's favorite, as evidenced by his birthday present, a beautiful if psychedelic vest. His jealous older brothers hatch a plot to abandon him in a mineshaft, from which he is rescued--by bandits! Taken to Dodge Ball City, Little Joe works at McPotiphar's pizza place. He becomes popular using his organizational skills, but it is his other talent, interpreting dreams, that gets him noticed by the Mayor. The Mayor, after hearing Joe's interpretation of his dream, gives Joe a job that eventually brings him face to face with the brothers who betrayed him
The toy that saved Christmas by Phil Vischer( Visual )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 1,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The children of Dinkletown are convinced they need more toys until a toy teaches them that Christmas is about giving not getting
The wonderful wizard of Ha's : [the story of a prodigal son]( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet Darby who more than anything else in the world just wants to have fun. He learns about the Wonderful Land of Ha's, an amusement park with all the fixins. The park also has a mysterious wizard who promises to make dreams come true. Darby is determined to go and he makes a choice that will change his life forever. Will it be worth everything Darby has given up?
Veggie tales( Visual )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1880's London and Cavis and Millward are putting the finishing touches on their first Christmas musical. Filled with spectacle and more electric lights than London has ever seen. Unfortunately, a church pageant is opening the same night, right down the street, featuring a priceless artifact that hasn't been seen in 80 years! Just how far will Cavis go to make sure his show opens on top?
VeggieTales( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Larry the Cucumber is Minnesota Cuke, a children's museum curator and part-time adventurist hired to secure Samson's lost hairbrush before its purported powers are used to carry out a hairbrained scheme to control both sides of Niagara Falls"--Container
Josh and the big wall! by Big Idea Productions( Visual )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After 40 years of wandering in the desert, the children of Israel finally get to go to the Promised Land! One little thing they've overlooked though ... Jericho!
Lord of the beans by Veggie Tales( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Flobbit named Toto Baggypants inherits a special and powerful bean. With the help of a group of friends, Toto goes on an epic quest to discover how he should use his gift. The band of friends find many challenges along their way. Includes a "Silly songs with elves" session
Larry-Boy and the rumor weed by VeggieTales( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Junior Asparagus and Laura Carrot learn just how easily rumors get started when they accidently launch a whopper about Larry-Boy's butler, Alfred!
Veggie tales : It's a meaningful life( Visual )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What if a person could change everything they thought was not as they hoped in life? That's what's offered to Stewart when he's at his lowest point. He could have been the football hero, the TV star, the investment king, and the perfect dad and husband. Faced with losing his father's toy factory to a greedy business mogul, Stewart discovers a ticket for a special one-night-only train ride with a mysterious conductor to visit his past, present, and future. Where will the train stop?
Saint Nicholas : a story of joyful giving by Big Idea( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laura Carrot's Christmas stocking might be empty this year because her dad is in danger of losing his job. While Larry thinks a letter to the North Pole should fix the problem, Bob tells a story of a little boy named Nicholas who made a discovery in Bethlehem that changed Christmas forever. What did Nick learn that can help Laura and her family?
Dave and the giant pickle( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The retelling of the Biblical story of David and Goliath teaches kids that with God, all things are possible
Veggie tales( Visual )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who has the truest heart of all? Sweetpea Beauty knows that what's on the inside is what matters most, but insecure Queen Blueberry can't see past her own reflection! Will Sweetpea be able to help the Queen see beyond the lies the tricky mirror tells, and be able to see herself as God sees her? Find out the real meaning of true beauty
Rack, Shack & Benny( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By paralleling the Biblical story of Shadrach, Meshach, Abednego and the Fiery Furnace, Rack, Shack & Benny helps children learn how to resist peer pressure and stand up for what they believe in
VeggieTales( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mirabelle and her traveling family band are determined to make their next gig at Vegetable Square Garden. On their journey, a winter storm hits, and they get stuck at a run-down resort. Mr. Beet, the grumpy manager makes them sing and clean for their supper. Why is Mr. Beet such a beast? And can Mirabelle's kindness change him? Find out in the hilarious and heartwarming tale of unconditional love
VeggieTales Princess and the pop star by Phil Vischer( Visual )

6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Princess Poppyseed's life on her family's farm is far from the glamorous world of her favorite pop singer, Vanna Banana. While Princess milks the cows and dreams of a life on stage, Vanna has her own dreams of a life far from the hectic pace of stardom. On a chance meeting, Vanna and Princess cross paths and realize they look almost exactly alike, which leads to the crazy notion that maybe they could switch lives!
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