Big Idea Productions brings its first public television special to the airwaves with the debut of VEGGIETALES: THE STAR OF CHRISTMAS. This animated holiday special features the well-known characters from the VEGGIETALES children's home-video series. Set in 1880's London, Cavis Appythart (Bob the Tomato) and Milward Phelps (Larry the Cucumber) lead a cast of VEGGIETALES characters on their quest to stage a song-filled Christmas spectacular "The Princess and the Plumber." But then they discover little Edmund Gilbert's (Junior Asparagus) Christmas pageant, featuring "The Star of Christmas," a priceless artifact that hasn't been seen in 79 years, is scheduled for the same night! Do the Veggies find the true meaning of Christmas? Tune in and find out! VEGGIETALES: THE STAR OF CHRISTMAS will air on over 260 public television stations in the U.S. throughout the month of December.
Phil Vischer, founder of Big Idea Productions,
explains how he turned a bunch of God loving vegetables into one of the hottest commodities around. Let's face it
these legumes are cute! Really cute! Rick DeMott reports.