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A Lifetime Supply of Joy

Guy Vasilovich


Vincent Aniceto
Eric Newman
Tom Newman


Phil Vischer

Music by

Kurt Heinecke


March 25, 2020
(Yippee, originally)
March 30, 2020
(Yippee, official release)
April 12, 2020


23 minutes

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A Lifetime Supply of Joy is the third episode of The VeggieTales Show which teaches a lesson about joy. It was originally released on Yippee TV on March 25th, 2020, but was removed two days later. It was then officially re-released on March 30th.


Larry the Cucumber is a finalist to receive a lifetime supply of Doodle-Whoppers Cookies! Now he can finally be happy! But when Junior Asparagus is revealed as the other finalist, Bob determines that both veggie friends need a lesson in the true meaning of “joy” — happiness that lasts. Bob rallies the veggies for a performance on the story of Paul and Silas — two friends who remained joyful even in the midst of a prison sentence.



Fun Facts


  • This is the first episode for several things:
    • The first time Laura Carrot speaks in the show, the first time she is voiced by Kira Buckland, and the first time she plays a role in the story.
    • The first time Callie Flower appears in the show, the first appearance with her new redesign, and the first time she is voiced by Stephanie Southerland.
    • The first episode directed by Guy Vasilovich.
    • The first episode of The VeggieTales Show to includes a Silly Song.
    • The first episode to not feature Goliath.
    • The first appearance of Miss Achmetha in the show, and her first appearance overall since Celery Night Fever.
  • This is the second time Larry went to jail for being falsely accused since The Ballad of Little Joe, even being in jail with Jimmy and Jerry and Madame Blueberry caused him to be arrested too.
  • This is the final episode to feature the 2002 Big Idea logo.


  • Jimmy, Jerry, and Pa unrealistically wake up from their slumber during the song Singing in Jail.


  • When Petunia says "Yes?", her mouth doesn't move when she speaks.
  • During the classroom segment, some of the drawings on the chalkboard finish before Petunia can stop moving her chalk.
  • The positions of the characters are inconsistent in various scenes.  
  • Petunia's last line isn't pitch-shifted.

Inside References

Real-World References

  • One of the toys on the chalkboard vaguely resembles Batman of DC Comics.
  • The VeggieBill posters are a playoff of the Playbill magazines that are often read by theatregoers.
  • The Mr. Butter's Doodle-Whopper is similar to a Nutter Butter, a type of cookie manufactured by Nabisco.





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The VeggieTales Show episodes