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It's Cool to Be Kind

Guy Vasilovich


Vincent Aniceto
Eric Newman
Tom Newman


Phil Vischer

Music by

Kurt Heinecke


May 29, 2020


23 minutes

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It's Cool to Be Kind is the fifth episode of The VeggieTales Show, which teaches a lesson about kindness.


Bob and Larry want to make the world a better place. They want to do big and important things that people will notice! In trying to do good and big things, they’ve ignored what are sometimes the simple and small things – like being kind to others. Pa Grape steps in and shares the story of Peter and John who stopped their big, important plans to help a lowly beggar who couldn’t walk. In the end, Bob and Larry realize they can change the world through everyday acts of kindness — starting with their own friends.



Fun Facts



  • Mr. Nezzer’s screaming is provided by Phil Vischer instead of David Mann.
  • Archibald and Larry somehow quickly change their outfits before the silly song.


  • The characters aren't wearing their top hats after the theme song.
  • When Jimmy and Jerry leave to go get Dr. Flurry, they disappear before the door closes behind them.
  • When Larry asks Callie where she's going, his costume disappears, but in the next shot, it's back.
  • Elise Napier is not credited for voicing Miss Achmetha in this episode, despite her singing.
    • Likewise, Madame Blueberry is not added in Stephanie Southerland's list of characters, despite her also singing.

Inside References

  • The signs from the World Peas segment of God Wants Us to Make Peace start to appear backstage.
  • Jimmy suggests eating a planet, a nod to one of his lines in Are You My Neighbor?
  • The Food-a-Lator is a re-colored version of one of Leon Meringue's inventions from Blunders in Boo-Boo Ville.
  • An instrumental rendition of What Have We Learned is heard at the end of the episode.
  • A wood carving of Grandma Nezzer is can be spotted etched into the theater’s proscenium before it is covered in ice cream by the haywire Food-a-Lator.
  • Madame Blueberry's costume is a re-colored version of her Naomi costume from The Power of Love.
  • Larry's John costume, as well as Laura and Miss Achmetha's costumes, are re-used from A Lifetime Supply of Joy.
    • Junior's costume is also re-used from the same episode, albeit with the top portion removed.
  • Archibald's Peter costume is a re-colored version of his Joseph costume from The Best Christmas Gift, albeit without the lunic.
  • The verse at the end is re-used from Celery Night Fever.





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The VeggieTales Show episodes