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  • Creator Backlash: In an interview conducted with World Magazine in 2011, Phil Vischer, who no longer has any control of Veggie Tales or of Big Idea, said that he now considers the series something of a disappointment due to him using it just to teach basic morals rather than specific Christian beliefs (something he decided to rectify in his new series, Jelly Telly, which he produces through his new company, Jellyfish L.L.C.).
  • Fake Brit: Phil Vischer, Iowa-native and cofounder of Big Idea, does the voice for Archibald Asparagus (and the increasingly-similar-sounding "Silly Songs" narrator).
  • Hey, It's That Voice!: In The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything, Cam Clarke voices both the Big Bad and the leader of The Cavalry. Using the exact same voice he did for the Blood Elf in World of Warcraft.
    • On a related and humorous note, Cam Clarke is openly gay. Obviously Big Idea is rather liberal.
      • That might actually have more to do with the fact that following the original Big Idea bankruptcy following their losing a distribution lawsuit, the Veggie Tales brand has been bouncing around with several holding companies.
    • Also from the same film, Yuri Lowenthal as Prince Alexander.
  • Talking to Himself: Creators Phil Vischer and Mike Nawrocki voice most of the main cast and any minor characters who occur in pairs.
  • Throw It In: The "napkin guy" dialogue from Jonah was ad-libbed. DVD extras show other ones that were suggested including one bizarre one about how Mr. Lunt's aunt was a lobster...
  • What Could Have Been:
    • Larry-Boy was originally planned to be the sidekick of Bat-Bob.
    • Jonah was originally pitched as an adaption of the story of Noah, but "the idea of fur scared us."
    • The original design for the whale was High Octane Nightmare Fuel, but remembering they had a young audience, the old design was scrapped and many others were pitched, based off of goldfish, trout, humpbacks, one even bearing an uncanny resemblance to Jonah himself, monocle and all.
    • IIRC, (taken from Wikipedia) Phil Vischer's first animation model was an anthropomorphic candy bar. However, his wife suggested that parents might not want to show their children videos with a candy hero. And so, its polar opposite was used; vegetables.
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