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Larry the Cucumber
is the goofy co-host of the VeggieTales series. He hosts the show along with Bob the Tomato, one of his friends. He is silly and childish, unlike Bob who acts serious and more mature. Larry also leads Silly Songs, songs in the middle of the show. His love interest is Petunia Rhubarb, who was originally meant to be another cucumber.

Larry is usually the main character in the stories. He is also the one with most problems, but then he solves them in the end. Larry plays the tuba in the theme song. In the original theme song, Larry refuses to play. but decides to play. In the original version, his tuba is shiny and a bronze color; in the new version it is plain yellow.


Larry is a cucumber in his 20s. He is usually never seen with a costume or hat except when he's acting or ocassionally in the opening and ending segments. He has one tooth, as do his three brothers.




  • "I'm not a pickle. I'm a cucumber."


  • Larry was originally going to be a chocolate bar.
  • Larry is the most seen character in the episodes.
  • Despite Larry is a main character in all of the VeggieTales Episodes.
  • In "Where's God When I'm S-Scared?" & "God Wants Me to Forgive Them?!?" Larry had a low and dopey voice. According to his voice actor Mike Nawrocki, the original voice he used for Larry was the same one that he used for a puppet in bible college (where he also met VeggieTales creator Phil Vischer) named Soupy.
  • Larry is best friends with Bob the Tomato, Junior Asparagus, and Petunia Rhubarb.
  • Larry is the only major character to appear in every episode in some way.
  • Larry has three brothers named Bob, Mark, and Steve, and his dad is an astronaut, as revealed in "Duke and the Great Pie War.
  • He is one of the many characters who have been to jail.
  • Esther is probably the only episode where larry hardly has any lines at all.
  • He is one of the characters to be harshly beaten up.
  • Was the first VeggieTales character made. He was created by Phil Vischer in 1989 four years before "Where's God when I'm S-Scared!?" in a little animation test called "Mr. Cukes Screen Test" according to Phil Vischer's biography "Me,Myself,and Bob".
  • Larry has died 2 times in episodes (stories only) In Moe and the Big Exit the narrator said the Little Joe and his generation past, he also died in The Penniless Princess.