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Rack, Shack, and Benny

Phil Vischer


Phil Vischer

Music by

Kurt Heinecke


October 1, 1995


30 minutes

Rack, Shack & Benny is the fourth episode of VeggieTales

This is a retelling of biblical story of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, with elements from Terry Gilliam's films.


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Fun Facts


  • This episodes marks a lot of things in this episode, inculding:
    • The first appearance of George, Mr. Lunt, and Mr. Nezzer, as well as Laura's first speaking role. This also marks the first episode where they start using peas.
    • This is the first full length episode of VeggieTales, as well as the first to be somewhat musical based.
    • This is the first episode to feature the kitchen sink, as well as cabinetry. Larry states there's also a toaster on the countertop.
    • This is the first episode to have someone else singing the What Have We Learned Song.


  • On the DVD releases of the episode, some of the scenes at the factory were rendered at a different frame rate. This was acknowledged by both Phil and Mike.
  • Larry states that he'll never feel the ocean breeze if his hair, despite the previous Silly Song stated he never had hair.


  • In the scene where the television screen shows up, the bunnies dissapear on every last frame on the conveyor belt.
  • Phil states that there's a missing frame shot when Nezzer shows his office.
  • Before the bunny statue is reveal, Junior's mouth was missing.
  • While Mr. Lunt was sending the trio into the furnace, there's a gap above him. Phil stated that was a render mistake and there was suppose to be a catwalk there.

Real World

  • Larry's quote before Bob rescued him was based on Dorthy's from MGM's "The Wizard the Oz", there she says those words and click her ruby slippers to send her back home.

Fast Forward

  • Larry would later wear oven mitts in VeggieTown, though he can see since the mitts have shrunk.
  • Mentions of VeggieBeat and falling into the sink would be spoke of in a later episode.


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