Larry Learns to Listen

Mike Nawrocki


Chris Wall


Mike Nawrocki


September 10, 2011


72 minutes

Larry Learns to Listen is a special VeggieTales compilation, and based on the book of the same name.


Larry is seen trying to saw a tree with Bob looking confused. He tells him that he is doing an philosophical experiment on "listening" about what happens when a tree falls down and no one is around to hear it. Bob asks that he thinks the experiment might not be a good idea, but Larry doesn't want to stop and tells his friend about last week when he wanted to know what came first (the chicken or the egg) by dropping them at the same time.

After an hour has passed, both hosts recap on what they watched. Just then, a chicken named Lucy came by to give Larry a piece of paper, which contains a Bible verse. He later apologizes about what he did to her last week. Bob was rather surprised how Larry did for the special, but that just ended when the tree start to fall down and cause the camera to flip upside down.



Fun Facts


  • The experiment Larry does is a philosophical thought that raises questions regarding observation and knowledge of reality.
  • The chicken or the egg question is a common scientific theory of which of the two came first.
  • The test Larry did on egg dropping is possibly based on these two:
    1. It is similar on the gravity test that was done by Galileo.
    2. There is a egg drop test that is done by schools, where students need to find a way to drop an egg without smashing it.


  • Because Josh was made in 4:3, it was stretched to fit the rest of the video.


  • Like Bob Lends a Helping Hand, the DVD claims to have three stories, but in reality, it's only two plus a song.
    • Also like that DVD, the quality on the special is slightly "pixelated" when viewing it on a computer.
  • Cydney Trent is credited, but none of the characters she voiced appear in either story.



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