VeggieTales®: Tomato Sawyer and Huckleberry Larry’s Big River Rescue
DVD Release Date: July 12, 2008 Rating: Not Rated Studio: Big Idea, Inc.
Take a ride on the mighty Mississippi where an all-new family adventure unfolds with the latest homespun tale from Big Idea, Inc., an Entertainment Rights group company! In this highly anticipated DVD, VeggieTales®: Tomato Sawyer and Huckleberry Larry’s Big River Rescue, Bob and Larry star as the adventuresome duo in a creative veggie take on the great American classics of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn. Introducing the brand-new silly song, “The Biscuit of Zazzamarandabo,” and a boatload of family-friendly bonus features, the new DVD is priced at $14.99 SRP and arrives in stores July 12 and 15, 2008 in Christian and general market stores respectively.
Written by VeggieTales co-creator and natural born storyteller Phil Vischer, this heartwarming story takes Tomato Sawyer and Huckleberry Larry on an unforgettable journey where they discover an important lesson in helping others inspired by James 4:17. “Sometimes not helping someone can be just as bad as actually hurting them,” says Vischer.
Meet Tomato Sawyer and Huckleberry Larry – two friends homesteading along the banks of the mighty
Mississippi River. Tom and Huck look forward to owning their own land, building a home and opening Huck’s Jerkyland and Tom’s Tax Preparation. But everything changes when they meet a mysterious stranger who is on the run and trying to find his mama. Will Huck and Tom risk losing all they’ve worked for in order to help someone they hardly know? Find out in this exciting river rescue that reminds kids of the importance of helping others.
Music and Video: New Silly Song Sing-Along “The Biscuit of Zazzamarandabo”
Behind the Scenes: The Making of Big River Rescue, Art Gallery
Interactive Family Activities: Family Activity, Video Trivia, Interactive Storybook, Book Reference,
Discussion Guide, Why We Do It
About Big Idea, Inc.
Big Idea, Inc., an Entertainment Rights group company, is the leading faith-based studio and producer of children’s and family programming, characters and brands. Since 1993, Big Idea’s best-selling animated series VeggieTales has sold 52+ million videos, 13 million books. VeggieTales? and Big Idea’s newest property, 3-2-1 Penguins!™, are in their second season as the top-rated series on NBC Saturday mornings, Telemundo and ION TV via the qubo® children’s programming block. The studio's two theatrical releases, Jonah-A VeggieTales Movie® (2002), and Universal Pictures' and Big Idea's The Pirates Who Don’t Do Anything™-A VeggieTales Movie® (2008), are distinguished among the top ten most successful faith-based films of all time. Big Idea also maintains an extensive presence in publishing, licensing and live entertainment arenas. For more information on Big Idea, visit: www.bigidea.com.