Those who didn't embark on parenthood in the late '90s may not be familiar with VeggieTales
, a wildly successful series of straight-to-video, family-friendly kid-flicks aptly described by their creators as a cross between Monty Python
and Sunday School. Here's what you need to know: The characters are all cartoon vegetables and the stories stress biblical themes. Depending on your age and your level of religiosity, this may strike you as somewhat icky. If not, you're the right demographic to enjoy this first full-length feature starring the familiar series characters. After a brief framing segment in which the Veggie family van breaks down, stranding th...