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This is the chronological list of all the letters and emails that Bob the Tomato and Larry the Cucumber have received over the years during VeggieTales.


Sender: Lucy Anderson

Location: Phoenix, Arizona

From Where's God When I'm S-Scared?

"Dear Bob and Larry, I am six years old. Sometimes I think there are monsters in my closet. That makes me real scared! Can you help me?"

Bob tells Lucy to check her closet if there’s any monsters, before showing the story starring Junior Asparagus.

Fun Facts

  • This is the only letter that was actually read by a child. Lucy Anderson was voiced by someone Phil met at their local former church. Phil also stated that they stopped this technique for letters because it was going too slow for runtime. Also, this is the only letter in which Bob is a fourth the size of. This was not in future episodes probably due to complications.

Sender: Latasha Robbins

Location: Savannah, Georgia

From Are You My Neighbor?

Latasha wanted to know what loving your neighbor really means.

Bob tells her that loving your neighbor means loving others.

Sender: Dexter Wilmington

Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama

From Rack, Shack and Benny

Dexter says that sometimes when he's at his friend Billy's house, Billy wants to watch this TV show that Dexter is not supposed to watch. Now; Dexter knows that it's a bad show, but Billy says that if he doesn't watch it; it means he's not cool. So he wants to know from Bob and Larry what he should do.

Larry told Dexter that next time he goes to Billy’s house, he could bring his own videos to watch instead.

Sender: Myra Eggleston

Location: Youngstown, Pennsylvania

From Dave and the Giant Pickle

She tells Bob and Larry-Boy that she has a lot of older siblings that can do many special things like ballet or play soccer. But she's small. So she is quite unsure if there's anything that is super special about herself.

Bob hopes Myra will feel special about herself after watching the video.

Sender: Victor Bartholomew

Location: Sausalito, California

From Josh and the Big Wall!

Victor has a problem. He says there's a kid named Louis in his class, who hit him yesterday. Now in church, Victor just learned that God wants us to be nice to people, even when they're not nice to us. But Victor doesn't really feel like doing that. Deep down inside, he wants to hit Louis back. What should he do? Should he do it his way or should he do it God's way?

After the video, Victor will hope not being nice to people isn’t fun, and maybe Louis doesn’t need a punch in the nose, maybe he needs a friend.

Sender: Lucy Thomas

Location: Bismarck, North Dakota

From King George and the Ducky

Lucy said that she didn't like to play with her little sister because she wanted to keep all her toys to herself.

The duo (Bob and Larry) tells Lucy Thomas if she shares her toys with her sister, they’ll be happy.

Sender: Pete McGuiness

Location: New Castle, Indiana

From The Ballad of Little Joe

"Dear Bob and Larry, I'm depressed. All my friends are in Mrs. Peterson's class, but I got stuck in Mr. Schubert's class! If God loves me, why do bad things happen? Your friend, Pete."

Bob explained to Pete that even though he can’t be in Mrs. Peterson’s class, he needs to remember that God loves him, too.

Fun Facts

  • Despite saying exactly what it says in the letter, there is no physical letter shown until the next show.
  • Pete's real name is Zeke.

Sender: Chester

From A Snoodle's Tale

"Dear Bob and Larry, some of the kids at school make fun of me. They call me names and tell me I'm no good at anything. What should I do?"

Bob tells Chester that even though the kids in his class see him the way he looks, he’s braver, smarter, and stronger than he thinks he is, and God gives him amazing gifts.

Fun Facts

  • This is the first time since Where's God When I'm S-Scared? that a physical letter is shown.

Sender: Cody Gordon

Location: Evergreen, Colorado

From Duke and the Great Pie War

Cody became a big sister and likes her new baby brother, but sometimes she gets angry because no one in her family pays attention to her anymore, and her mom always asks her to help with the baby, and thus can't play as much as she used to. She also says that her mom wants her to show love to her brother, but she is not so sure how or why.

Bob and Larry tell Cody that God gave us families to help each other and the best way to solve her problem is to think of her little brother first, similar to how her mom looked out for her, and that’ll help him grow up to be a great brother, and Cody will feel good, because she helped.

Senders: Caleb Whittier and Elijah Castillo

Location: Broken Arrow, Oklahoma and San Antonio, Texas, respectively

From Minnesota Cuke and the Search for Samson's Hairbrush

They both asked Bob and Larry how to deal with bullies. Larry first nicknamed Elijah "Eli" until they returned to the countertop.

The pair encouraged both boys to love their enemies no matter what.

Sender: Dylan Clark

Location: Altoona, Wisconsin

From Lord of the Beans

He states he can build things better than anyone else he knows, and his mom tells him he has a gift. He asks Bob and Larry what a "gift" is exactly and how to use it.

Bob and Larry advise Dylan that lots of people used their talents for only themselves and for fame and fortune. Helping others would make us good for a while, but not for long, and happiness that lasts longer is called joy, and it comes from using our gifts God intended to the people around us. Bob adds, “So Dylan, maybe you’ll be building houses someday for poor folks.” Larry announced that he’ll ride his unicycle for science and to entertain sick children at the hospital.

Sender: Erica Bangeman

Location: Minot, North Dakota

From Sheerluck Holmes and the Golden Ruler

"Dear Bob and Larry, My family just moved to Minot. I started going to a new school and I don't know anybody. I want to make new friends, which got me wondering. What do you think it takes to be a good friend? Sincerely, Erica."

Bob tells little Erica that the best thing to keep in mind when you’re making a friend to treat others the way you want to be treated.

Fun Facts

  • The name is based after a good friend Mike Nawrocki has who also lives in Minot. This friend, named Eric Bangeman, was previously mentioned in the commentary for King George and the Ducky.

Sender: Lucy

Location: Cement City, Michigan

From the TV version of The Asparagus of LaMancha

"Dear Bob and Larry, My friend Sarah is acting kind of weird and none of the other girls like her anymore and they want me to stop liking her too. What should I do? Signed, Lucy, Cement City, Michigan."

Sender: Felix

Location: Sandhill, Arizona

From the TV version of Sheerluck Holmes and the Golden Ruler

"Dear Bob and Larry, My friend Chester hit me today. Tomorrow, I think I should hit him back! What do you think? Felix, Sandhill, Arizona."

Sender: Peter

Location: Avon, Indiana

From the TV version of Minnesota Cuke and the Search for Samson's Hairbrush

"Dear Bob and Larry, Marvin is mean to me. He takes my toys at playtime. I built a tower of blocks and he smashed it! Frederico says I should smash his tower too. What do you think? Peter, Avon, Indiana."

Sender: Danny

Location: Escondido, California

From the TV version of Lyle the Kindly Viking

"Dear Bob and Larry, I have two doughnuts. The kid next door wants one! My mom says I should share, but if I do, I'll lose a doughnut. Why should I share? Danny, Escondido, California."

Sender: Stacy

Location: Louisville, Kentucky

From the TV version of Dr. Jiggle and Mr. Sly

"Dear Bob and Larry, I have red hair. No one else in my class has red hair. Sometimes, they make fun of me. Can you make my hair brown or black or yellow like everyone else? Stacy, Louisville, Kentucky."

Sender: Gwyneth

Location: Pahokee, Florida

From the TV version of Bully Trouble

"Dear Bob and Larry, Tomorrow I'm supposed to go to the dentist, but I'm scared. I'm writing you from under my bed and I'm not coming out, ever. Gwenyth, Pahokee, Florida."

Sender: Maria

Location: Bullhead City, Arizona

From the TV version of Sumo of the Opera

"Dear Bob and Larry, I'm supposed to color a picture for school, but it's too big! It's taking too long. I want to quit but my mom says I need to finish. Why should I finish it? It's just one picture. Maria, Bullhead City, Arizona."

Sender: John, Rodney or Frederick

Location: Unknown

From the TV version of Duke and the Great Pie War

He says he wants to know about love. He says love is talked about at his church all the time, but he wants to know what it really is. He also said he loves cupcakes and asks if that's the answer.

Sender: Alex

From the TV version of King George and the Ducky

"Dear Bob and Larry, At school, sometimes we play with blocks. If I had all the blocks, I could build something huge! My teacher says the other kids need some blocks too. Why shouldn't I have all the blocks? Then I'd be happy. Your friend, Alex."

Sender: Ricky

Location: Trenton, New Jersey

From the TV version of Madame Blueberry

"Dear Bob and Larry, My dad took me to the toy store and said I could pick out one thing. What gives? If he loves me, why can't I have everything? Ricky, Trenton, New Jersey."

Sender: Rachel Paxton

Location: Muscle Shoals, Alabama

From Gideon: Tuba Warrior

"Dear Bob and Larry, I'm in the second grade. There's a new girl at my class. She's kind of peculiar, and my friends don't like her. I know God wants us to be friends to kids who have no friends. But if I'm nice to her, I might lose my old friends. What should I do? P.S. Can I trust God?"

Bob advised Rachel Paxton, “So, Rachel, you should show kindness to the new girl in your classroom Being kind to everyone is something God asks all of us to do. And if your old friends don’t like it, you can trust God that He’ll help you make new friends who will.”

Sender: Bartholomew

Location: Louisville, Kentucky

From the TV version of A Snoodle's Tale

"Dear Bob and Larry, This big kid at school said I was a doofus because I'm not very good at soccer. Now I feel terrible! I'm never going to try to play anything again! Bartholomew."

Sender: Jacob

Location: South Carolina

From the TV version of Dave and the Giant Pickle

"Dear Bob and Larry, I am very small. I can't reach things. When I play soccer, I can hardly kick the ball! Will I ever be able to do anything big? Jacob, South Carolina."

Sender: Wesley Thomas

Location: Carlsbad, New Mexico

From Moe and the Big Exit

"Dear Bob and Larry, Can you do a sequel to The Ballad of Little Joe? Your friend, Wesley."

Sender: Sammy Tidwell

Location: Brentwood, Tennessee

From Moe and the Big Exit

"Dear Bob and Larry, Don't miss this exciting opportunity to take advantage of our low interest rates!"

Sender: Elise

From Moe and the Big Exit

"Dear Bob and Larry, I fight with my brother a lot. In church this week, I learned that I'm supposed to be loving, joyful, peaceful, patient, kind, good, gentle and self-controlled. I know God wants me to be all that to my brother, but I don't think I'm strong enough. What do I do? Your friend, Elise."

Bob says to Elise she’s right, and she’s not strong enough to do everything God tells her to do, and neither was Moe. But similar to Moe, she was given the strength by God to do what He asks and follow His directions, and they’ll be amazed by what He can do for them both.

Sender: John

Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

From the TV version of The Ballad of Little Joe

"Dear Bob and Larry, I'm having trouble with my big brother. He's really mean to me, and yesterday, he broke my favorite toy too! I was so angry I never wanted to talk to him again! But today, he said he was sorry and wanted to be friends again. I don't feel much like accepting his apology, or forgiving him for hurting me. I don't even want to talk to him, even though he is my brother. Please tell me what I should do. Signed, John from Indianapolis."

Sender: Stacy

Location: Dallas, Texas

From the TV version of Rack, Shack and Benny

"Dear Bob and Larry, I've got a friend who is pressuring me to do some things I know are wrong. But if I say no, she won't be my friend anymore! What should I do?"

Sender: Elise

Location: Cleveland, Ohio

From the TV version of Esther... The Girl Who Became Queen

"Dear Bob and Larry, Sometimes on the playground I get pushed around by this one group of kids who don't like me because I follow the rules. I don't know how to stand up against them and do what's right! If I do, I might get beat up. What should I do? Signed, Elise from Cleveland."

Sender: Jodie

Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana

From the TV version of The Toy That Saved Christmas

"Dear Bob and Larry, Christmas is coming and I'm so excited! I gave my mom and dad a mega list of all the presents I want to get this year, but I went to the mall today and saw a bunch more things that I really, really want! Only, I can't find where my mom hid my list; so I need your help. How am I gonna put all those new things I want on the missing list to make sure I get everything? Signed, Jodie from Fort Wayne."

Sender: Katherine

Location: San Francisco, California

From the TV version of Larry-Boy and the Rumor Weed

"Dear Bob and Larry, My friend Anne told me a secret about my other friend, Sally, so I told Bethany. Bethany told her friend Chris, and now everybody knows about it! And then I found out the secret may not be true and I'm afraid Sally's feelings could get hurt. It's all turned into a big mess! What should I do? Signed, Katherine from San Francisco."

Sender: Felix Rosenwinkel

Location: Grinnell, Iowa

From The Wonderful Wizard of Ha's

He explains to the pair that he knows God doesn't want us to steal, but he's been stealing stuff anyway. He feels real bad about it, but he doesn't think he can ever go back to church because Felix doesn't think God likes him anymore.

Bob says God’s love has no limits, It goes on forever no matter what, and Larry’s dad would give his son the same kind of love, and tells Felix he can always return to God.

Sender: Edmund Storch

Location: Fort Washakie, Wyoming

From Lessons from the Sock Drawer

"Dear Bob and Larry, The other night I accidentally left the top off the hamster cage after playing with my hamster, Squeaky. When I came back in the morning, Squeaky was gone! I'm so sad. What should I do?"

Bob and Larry realized that Lutfi the Sock Puppet was telling stories to make Edmund feel better about his missing hamster.

Sender: Zachary Alexander

Location: Glen Allen, Virginia

From Tomato Sawyer and Huckleberry Larry's Big River Rescue

"Dear Bob and Larry, There's a kid in my school named Joseph who gets made fun of a lot. I feel really bad for him, but I'm afraid if I help him out, I'll get made fun of too. I guess I'm just not sure if I should get involved. What do you think?"

Bob said to Zachary, “Zachary, it’s wrong for the kids at school to make fun of Joseph. But it’s also wrong to see it happening and not do anything about it. The right thing to do is to get involved. Let the other kids know that it’s not nice to make fun of people, because it hurts their feelings. Tell your parents or a teacher what’s going on and they can help too. And even though it’s a difficult task to do, you’ll still feel good about doing the right thing by standing up for a kid like Joseph.”

Fun Facts

  • The name is based after two of Brian Roberts' nephews.

Sender: Jenny Jenkins

Location: Texas

From God Made You Special Live! (2008)

"Sometimes I feel like I just don't fit in with the rest of the kids in my class. In fact sometimes, I feel just plain weird."

Sender: Samuel Knofsigger

Location: Cairo, Illinois

From Abe and the Amazing Promise

"Dear Bob and Larry, My dad promised to get me a bicycle when I turn five. I'm only four and a half, but I can't wait. I want the bike now! What should I do? P.S. Please hurry with your answer."

The very best thing for Samuel to do is to wait for the bike on the fifth birthday, and trust that God will give us exactly what we wanted, according to Junior.

Sender: Mary

Location: Hoboken, New Jersey

From the TV version of Gideon: Tuba Warrior

"Dear Bob and Larry, My dad tells me my grandma hasn't been feeling well lately. I love her so much, but I can't do anything to make her feel better! My big brother says we need to trust in God. What gives? If he has a plan for us, why can't I know what it is? So do you think it's possible that God has a plan for Grandma? Signed, Mary from Hoboken."

Sender: Matt

Location: College Station, Texas

From part 1 of the TV version of Moe and the Big Exit

"Dear Bob and Larry, I got a model airplane for my birthday. But when I opened it, there were no directions inside! Dad says we should go back to the store and get the directions, but I think I can build a plane without them. Matt from Texas."

Sender: Alice

Location: Portland, Oregon

From the TV version of Josh and the Big Wall!

"Dear Bob and Larry, At school, sometimes the teacher gives us rules we're supposed to follow. My friends don't always obey her, like when they run to the playground! But, if I don't run, I don't get a swing! What should I do? Signed, Alice from Portland, Oregon."

Sender: Louis

Location: Mt. Washington

From the TV version of An Easter Carol

"Dear Bob and Larry, I had a really awful day. I got a zero on my math test, my dog ran away, and I just know tomorrow's not going to get any better. Signed, Louis from Mt. Washington."

Sender: Joey

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

From Minnesota Cuke and the Search for Noah's Umbrella

Bob and Larry were about to answer his letter for what his problem is, but Bob decides to hold it aside for another time as he wanted to help with Larry's problem instead.

Fun Facts

  • Joey is the only sender to not have his letter read and reveal what his problem is, as after this episode would be when they would get email and video calls. Even after Bob and Larry went back to answer letters, Joey's problem was never resolved in a episode.

Sender: Agatha Williamson

Location: Bristol, England

From The Penniless Princess

"Dear Bob and Larry, I do hope this letter finds you well. I'm quite fond of your programme. In Sunday School, I learned I should always love others, but there are times when I find that exceedingly difficult. What about when people are boorish and incorrigible?! With gratitude, Agatha Williamson, Bristol, England."

Agatha learns that she’s God’s little Princess, so she can be as kind and loving as Sara was.

Fun Facts

  • Agatha is the first letter sender to not be from the United States of America.

Sender: Alison Carter

Location: Sugarland, Texas

From The Little House That Stood

"Dear Bob and Larry, I love fairy tales and nursery rhymes! Hansel and Gretel, Humpty Dumpty, The Three Pigs, The Gingerbread Man..." She also wants to know if they can do a nursery rhyme story.

Sender: Grace

From Beauty and the Beet

"Dear Bob and Larry, There's a new girl at my school named Mary. She can be a little cranky and rude, it makes me want to be mean right back to her! What should I do? Your friend, Grace."

Instead of being mean back to Mary, Grace has to show love and respect to her.

Sender: Stewart

Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma

From God Wants Us to Make Peace

"Dear Bob and Larry, my brothers and sisters fight all the time. We fight over toys, we fight over TV shows. I want to make peace, but I don't know how. Can you help me? Your friend, Stewart."

Sender: Arthur

From The Best Christmas Gift

"Dear Bob and Larry, Christmas is coming, and I know I should be excited, but I'm not. My dad lost his job, and his new job is in a different city. It means I have to move away from my friends. How can I be happy about Christmas when things aren't going very well? Your friend, Arthur."

Sender: Thomas

From A Lifetime Supply of Joy

"Dear Bob and Larry, my friend Alejandro got a new bike. It's really nice. I asked for a bike for Christmas, but I didn't get one. Now I feel grumpy inside. How can I be happy if I don't get what I want? Your friend, Thomas."

Sender: Samuel

From The Power of Love

"Dear Bob and Larry, the Bible says I'm supposed to love everyone, but I'm not in love with everyone. How am I supposed to love people that I'm not in love with? Your friend, Samuel."

Sender: Jacqueline

From It's Cool to Be Kind

"Dear Bob and Larry, I want to make the world a better place, but I don't know what to do. Do you have any ideas? Your friend, Jacqueline."

Sender: Carla

From A ShakeSparagus Play

"Dear Bob and Larry, I am a really good soccer player, so when I play, I don't want to share the ball with the kids who aren't that good. Now the others won't play with me. How I can show them that it is better to let the star player win the game? Love, Carla."

Sender: Daniella

From When Being Good Means Giving Up

"Dear Bob and Larry, there's a boy in my class who doesn't follow the rules. He cuts in line at lunch, he ignores the rules of our games at recess, and nothing bad happens. At lunch, he gets the best dessert. At recess, he ends up winning the game. Why should I be good if being good means I miss out? Your friend, Daniella."

Sender: Rhonda

From Little Things Matter

"Dear Bob and Larry, my teacher gave me the job of putting away books after reading time, but I wanted a big job, like taking care of Snowball, our rabbit. She says I need to be faithful in little things first, but I don't even know what that means. Can you help me? Your friend, Rhonda."

Sender: Cody

From Patience Takes Practice

"Dear Bob and Larry, at school, I'm making a salt map with my friend, Amanda. Amanda takes forever. It took us almost four hours to make the mountains last Saturday. This weekend, we're planning to paint it, but who knows how long that will take? I know Amanda really loves to paint, but I really want to just do it myself and be finished. What should I do? Your friend, Cody."

Sender: Luther

From Being Gentle Makes You Great

"Dear Bob and Larry, my mom says God wants us to be gentle, but being gentle is being weak, right? Doesn't God want me to be strong? Your friend, Luther."

Sender: Stacy

From The Wonderfulness of Wisdom

"Dear Bob and Larry, I am really good at learning things. I can read a book and remember almost everything. My dad says having knowledge is great, but something else is even more important. He says I need to have wisdom. What is wisdom? Your friend, Stacy."

Sender: Carlos

From Forgiveness Brings the Fixing

"Dear Bob and Larry, Dylan was my best friend. Then we had a fight over a game we were playing, and now we aren't friends anymore. Our friendship is broken. How can I fix it? Your friend, Carlos."

Sender: Sam Wahba

From A Tale of True Courage

”I've always wanted to play on the soccer team, but I'm afraid to try out. What if I mess up and look silly in front of my friends? I should just stay home and not even try! Your friend, Sam Wahba.”

Fun Facts

  • Sam Wahba's last name may be a reference to former editor John Wahba.
  • This is the first letter to be read without the traditional opening greeting of “Dear Bob and Larry.”

Sender: Aria

From Samson's Bad Hair Day

"Dear Bob and Larry, my parents tell me to go to bed at eight o'clock, but going to sleep is boring! So when they think I'm sleeping, I sneak into my toy bin and get out all my stuffed animals! Do I really have to go to bed when I'd rather have a late-night tea party? Your friend, Aria."

Sender: Douglas

From The Giving-est Day

"Dear Bob and Larry, my church is having a toy drive where we give toys to kids who don't have any. I have two remote-controlled cars, and my dad says I should give one away. He says I should be generous, but if I give one of my cars away, I won't have it anymore! Won't I be happier if I keep all my stuff for myself? Your friend, Douglas."

Sender: Emma

From The Good Shepherd

"Dear Bob and Larry, I'm afraid of the dark. At night, I get really afraid! Do you ever feel that way? What should I do?"

Sender: Veronica

From The One and Only You!

"Dear Bob and Larry, in school, I learned there are more than seven billion people in the world, and lots of them are really important! With so many people, does God even know I'm here? Does He even care about me? Your friend, Veronica."

Sender: Enrique

From Don't Give Up on Doing Good

"Dear Bob and Larry, I know God wants us to help others, so I've been raising money to buy toys for kids who don't have any, but it's taking forever! If I'm doing something good, shouldn't it go faster? I'm ready to give up! What should I do? Your friend, Enrique."

Sender: Elizabeth

From Don't Stop Believing

"Dear Bob and Larry, what is faith? I've been sad about my team's baseball games. We keep on losing! My mom keeps encouraging me to have faith. How do I have faith when we keep losing? Your friend, Elizabeth."

Sender: Anton

Location: Piedmount, California

From Naaman Takes a Bath

"Dear Bob and Larry, I don't understand why my parents make me follow so many silly rules! Why the early bedtime? Why can't I eat dessert first? Why can't I take my game system to school? Why should I have to follow their rules if they don't make sense to me? Your friend, Anton."

Sender: Shanna

Location: Flagstaff, Arizona

From The Grumble Cure

"Dear Bob and Larry, my parents say that all I do is complain. They say I should stop complaining and start being more thankful, but I don't see anything to be thankful about."

Fun Facts


Sender: Ezzio Vietti

Location: Hackensack, New Jersey

From Larry-Boy! and the Fib from Outer Space!

Ezzio said he just did something that he knew he wasn't supposed to do! Now his friends are telling him to lie about it so he won't get in trouble and wants to know what should he do.

Bob tells Ezzio that the only way for us to truly be free is to do what God wants us to do. And God wants us to always tell the truth. Bob then explains that he is not saying that Ezzio won't get punished for what he did, but as Junior learned, facing your parents and telling the truth is a lot less painful than getting stuck in a big lie.

Fun Facts

  • Ezzio is named after a real person who was in Phil Vischer's youth group.
  • This episode was extremely vauge with what Ezzio did because both we as the viewers and Bob and Larry don't exactly know what he did. All it said was that he did something he knew he wasn't supposed to do.

Sender: Olivia

Location: New Mexico

From the TV version of Larry-Boy! and the Fib from Outer Space!

She said she was sneaking a cookie and accidentally broke her grandma's favorite cookie jar. Then she told a lie so she wouldn't get in trouble!


Liam Young

Sender: Liam Young

From Pistachio - The Little Boy That Woodn't

"Dear Bob and Larry, My mom and dad are always telling me stuff I don't want to do, like making my bed, doing my homework, practicing piano, that kind of stuff. All I want to do is play! What should I do? Your friend, Liam Young."

He is played by Mike Nawrocki's son Michael K. Nawrocki.

Lauren Thomas

Lauren Thomas

Sender: Lauren Thomas

Location: Garden Grove, California

From Sweetpea Beauty

She has both braces and glasses; and doesn't really feel all too good about herself.

After she read the verse, Lauren learned true beauty comes from within.

She is played by Lauren Hutchins.

Maggie Greenman

Maggie Greenman

Sender: Maggie Greenman

Location: Dentinal, Texas

From It's a Meaningful Life

Maggie tried out for the cheerleading team at her school. Maggie practiced and she worked excedingly hard, but she didn't get picked and her friend Savanah did and now Savanah's acting like she's really special. She expresses her sadness and asks the pair if God has a plan for someone like her.

She is played by Lilly Carter.

Timmy Tucker

Timmy Tucker

Sender: Timmy Tucker

From 'Twas the Night Before Easter

He was just excited about Bob and Larry doing an Easter special and wondered if there's gonna be candy and other Easter related stuff in the show.

Bob told him and Larry that thinking of God is the true meaning of Easter Sunday.


Madison Scott

Sender: Madison Scott

Location: Ogallala, Nebraska

From Princess and the Popstar

"Dear Bob and Larry, My friend Taylor has everything; which isn't fair! Why can't I have what she has? Your friend, Madison."

Madison learns she can be happy by focusing on herself and being herself, instead of being in Taylor’s shoes.

She is played by Shaohannah Chapman.


Eddie Espinosa

Sender: Eddie Espinosa

Location: Boone, North Carolina

From Robin Good and His Not-So-Merry Men

He tells Bob and Larry that he's having a bad day just like Larry because he's been feeling pretty lonesome because he has no pals ever since he moved to a new school.

He is played by Marco Antonio Pulk.

Eddie soon learns that God will comfort him, even on a bad day, when we feel sad.

Sender: Sean Smith

Location: Youngstown, Ohio

From The League of Incredible Vegetables

"Dear LarryBoy, I'm afraid to be in my room alone at night. I'm afraid of thunderstorms, bugs, and dogs. I'm also afraid of snakes! What can I do when I feel afraid? Your friend, Sean."

Thingamabob and Larry Bob tells Sean if he feels afraid, he can still put his faith in God.

Sender: Danny Green

Location: Plattsmouth, Nebraska

from The Little House That Stood

He learned about parables in Sunday school and was wondering if Bob and Larry can do one.


Scott Mitchell

Sender: Scott Mitchell

Location: Scotland (probably, according to Larry)

Sioux Falls, South Dakota

From MacLarry and the Stinky Cheese Battle

"Dear Bob and Larry, I like to play the piano, and my friends Justin and Sam like to play soccer. I'm not very good at soccer, and sometimes they tease me about it. Can you help me? Scott Mitchell."

Even though Scott is different from his friends and family because his talents were different, he can be part of God’s family… and our differences doesn’t divide us, but unite us.

Fun Facts

  • Scott is the second letter sender who is not from the US, the first being Agatha Williamson from Bristol, England in The Penniless Princess.

Carly Gordon

Sender: Carly Gordon

Location: Chicago, Illinois

From Veggies in Space: The Fennel Frontier

"Dear Bob and Larry, I have 2 teddy bears — Banjo and Patches. My little sister always wants to play with Patches. The thing is, both bears are really special to me. What should I do? Your friend, Carly."

So the next time Carly’s baby sister plays with Patches, she can share him with her.

Fun Facts


Jason Hollingsworth

Sender: Jason Hollingsworth

Location: Bangor, Maine

From Celery Night Fever

"Dear Bob and Larry, My little brother is super annoying. He rode my bike without asking and it got a flat tire. Now, I can't ride it! I'm really mad at him. What should I do? Your friend, Jason."

Despite Jason’s little brother’s frustrating antics, the best way for him to do is forgive him.



Sender: Chris

Location: Raton, New Mexico

From Noah's Ark

"Dear Bob and Larry, My new baby sister just came home from the hospital. The thing is, I prayed for a baby brother. I had big plans for a brother! Now what am I supposed to do!? Why would God do this to me? Your friend, Chris."

Larry tells Chris that he really wants a little brother, but God’s plan for him is to have a sister. Because He loves him and knows what’s best for him, he can trust it’s the best plan he ever had. And Chris hopes one day he’ll be glad he has a sister.



From God Wants Me to Forgive Them!?!

The day before the episode, Bob was walking home from his bowling league when he bumped into Marco; one of his and Larry's T.V. friends. Now, Marco had a question for both Bob and Larry. He says that whenever his baby sister does something that makes him mad, and then she says she's sorry; Marco's mom says that he needs to forgive her. So he asks why does he need to forgive.

Bob states that Colossians 3:13b is why we need to forgive.


In Madame Blueberry, after he received the Suvee Action Jeep he had always wanted, Larry states he still needs some things that'll make him happy (eg. camper, dirt bike, jet ski, action hang glider, etc.) Bob asked him how much stuff he needs to truly be happy, which Larry responds with "I don't know. How much stuff is there?" So Bob decides to use that as the topic for the episode with a bit of help from The French Peas.

Soon, he learns that nothing makes him feel better in the end.

In Sumo of the Opera, Larry had to go to a toy drive, leaving Bob with his substitute Lutfi on the countertop. However, Larry ends up getting exceedingly lost, runs out of coins and is then stuck on a payphone at the end of the subway line. Larry tells both Bob and his replacement that he's ready to come home and call it quits, but Bob and Lutfi decided to tell Larry some stories that'll motivate him and make him persevere.

In Robin Good and His Not-So-Merry Men, he lost his hamster Squeaky (which coincidentally is the name of the hamster Edmund Storch from Lessons from the Sock Drawer lost) and fell off the countertop. As a result, he had a bad day just like Eddie (see above for who Eddie is). So, Bob decided to tell both Eddie and Larry some stories that could help both of them.

Afterwards, they both felt a lot better.

In the second installment of Minnesota Cuke's adventures, Larry decided to stop for lunch at a Burger Bell before the show. He was praying and singing over his lunch where he was sitting, but some customers in the other booth were extremely cruel towards Larry and laughed at him for singing and praying over his meal. That made Larry think that he's doomed to a life of shame. So, Bob had to tell Joey from Philadelphia that Larry's problem was much more important.

After the recap of the adventure, Larry says, “So, if I decide I want to sing a song and thank God for my food, I don’t need to feel humiliated and worried about other people’s opinions”.

Libby Forcucci

Location: Stockbridge, Massachusetts

From LarryBoy and the Bad Apple

"Dear Larry-Boy, I just love watching you help people escape fibs and rumors. But I've got something in my house I just can't escape, and now I need your help. I really love playing video games. Sometimes all I can think about is playing. Even when I'm supposed to be doing my homework, or cleaning up my room, I'll look over to that controller, and I can't help picking it up and playing. What should I do?"

Bob tells Libby to ask God first to help her out with the things that would keep her from being the kid He wanted her to be, leading to Alfred’s explanation of Larry-Boy’s weakness: chocolate and “I fear video games might have a similar effect on our friend, Libby.” Larry explains to Libby that there’s nothing wrong with playing video games once in a while, but when they keep her from doing her homework and helping her mom and dad around the house, they’re keeping her from being the kid God wanted her to be as well. Alfred says she also might have to ask her parents to help her avoid video games and their presence.

Fun Facts

  • This is the only text message read in the entire series.

Problems Relating to the Ones Above

Relating to Dexter Wilmington's Letter

From Rack, Shack and Benny

Larry tells Bob that according to a magazine he got from Veggie Beat, all the "cool" people wear oven mitts on their heads, which reminded Bob of Dexter Wilmington's letter.