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==Plot==
 
==Plot==
 
All that’s known about the plot is that it’s about how Bob the Tomato and Larry the Cucumber met, and how they started '''''VeggieTales''''' together. It would also feature human characters.
 
All that’s known about the plot is that it’s about how Bob the Tomato and Larry the Cucumber met, and how they started '''''VeggieTales''''' together. It would also feature human characters.
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According to BigIdea artist Joe Spadaford, the film would've starred a boy named Dexter, and Bob and Larry would've lived in his nightstand.<ref>[https://twitter.com/JoeSpadaford/status/1163922873863614467 Joe Spadaford's Twitter post about Dexter.] Retrieved 1 Sept. '19</ref> Who Dexter was, and what significance he had to the story is currently unknown.
  
 
===Known People Who Worked on the Film===
 
===Known People Who Worked on the Film===
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* Michael Spooner - Concept Art
 
* Michael Spooner - Concept Art
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* Tod Carter - Story Supervision
 
* Tod Carter - Story Supervision
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B&L Color Script 2.jpeg|Part of the color script, and the script itself.
 
B&L Color Script 2.jpeg|Part of the color script, and the script itself.
 
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B&L Color Script 3.jpeg|Part of the color script.
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Revision as of 05:46, 2 September 2019

Bob&Larry.jpeg

Bob (right) and Larry (left).

Status: Lost

Before the release of their feature film, Jonah: a VeggieTales Movie, BigIdea made plans to make another feature film called The Bob & Larry Movie. The movie was planned for a 2005 theatrical release, however, it was soon scrapped due to BigIdea going bankrupt in mid-2003, and the fact that it had human characters (which were too complicated to animate at the time). The Bob & Larry Movie was later replaced by The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: a VeggieTales Movie, which was released in January 2008. The Bob & Larry Movie would’ve been distributed by Artisan, the distributor of Jonah. According to BigIdea founder, Phil Vischer, they had about 10 people working on the movie before cancelling it.

Judging by an interview with Bob and Larry from 2005, it is possible that BigIdea was still thinking about making The Bob & Larry Movie, or instead of making The Pirates who Don't Do Anything, which they eventually ended up making.

Plot[edit | edit source]

All that’s known about the plot is that it’s about how Bob the Tomato and Larry the Cucumber met, and how they started VeggieTales together. It would also feature human characters.

According to BigIdea artist Joe Spadaford, the film would've starred a boy named Dexter, and Bob and Larry would've lived in his nightstand.[1] Who Dexter was, and what significance he had to the story is currently unknown.

Known People Who Worked on the Film[edit | edit source]

  • Phillip Dimitriadis - Concept Art
  • Michael Spooner - Concept Art
  • Joe Spadaford - Concept Art
  • Tod Carter - Story Supervision

Availability[edit | edit source]

No video footage of the movie has been released, the only proof being concept art and a color script. Phil Vischer has stated that he still has the full script for the movie, but has no plans on releasing it to the public.[2]

On March 28, 2019, it was announced that there's a new VeggieTales movie in development at Universal. It is unknown if this will be a revival of the Bob and Larry Movie or a completely new film.[3] On April 23, 2019, Phil Vischer confirmed that the new VeggieTales movie is not The Bob and Larry Movie and will be a new movie that he is working on.[4]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

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