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Petunia Rhubarb, from Veggie-Tales by LadyAquanine73551 Petunia Rhubarb, from Veggie-Tales by LadyAquanine73551
As with all characters in the beloved CGI cartoon, Petunia is as her name suggests, a rhubarb. (If you don't know what that is, Google-Image it). She was partially created b/c they were sorely lacking in female characters in the cast, & Larry the Cucumber needed a girlfriend :aww:. Petunia must have been a hit w/ the kids, b/c she appeared in several Veggie cartoons.

I re-interpreted her as a "human" on the Heroine Fan-Art creator (I'm SO happy you can do characters with green skin, though I've never really heard of any Disney heroines with such a skintone).

Costume 1: Most of these costumes are set up in the order you see them, though the first dress is based on a "casual" outfit the animators made for Petunia later on in the series.

Costumes 2 & 3: The first time you actually see Petunia is in "Duke and the Great Pie War;" where she was a Princess who deliberately stayed with her Mother-in-law out of loyalty. (The story was mostly based on the book of Ruth). Petunia had a lot of problems with local prejudice because she was from the country Duke's people had fought in the war. She and Duke Duke :giggle: (Larry's character) eventually got married at the end of the story.

Costume 4: This was what Petunia wore in "Minnesota Cuke and the Search for Samson's Hairbrush." The story was a silly parody of Indiana Jones, but with a bible theme, as well as Larry the Cucumber playing the main part. Petunia Rhubarb played the "Marion" character known as Julia, who knew the right people to find the lost artifact. This story in particular made me laugh at all the Indiana Jones-like references.

Costume 5: The next outfit was when Petunia played a reporter in "Larry-boy and the Bad Apple." They did a lot of Spider-Man parodies in this story, not the least of which was making Petunia out to play the "Mary Jane/Lois Lane" part :giggle:.

Costume 6: The Indian character you see next is Sally. See, originally BigIdea Productions did a story called "The Ballad of Little Joe," which told a cowboy-themed version of the bible story "Joseph and his Brothers." (Larry the Cucumber starred as Little Joe, of course). Because that story was the precursor to the bible story of Moses, the studio had to do a similar-themed version of the Exodus. Hence the story of "Moe and the Big Exit." In this version, when Moe (also played by Larry) runs away and falls into a well, he meets Sally, a Native American woman who has a buffalo for a pet. (She's basically the cowboy & Indian version of Tzipporah).

Costume 7: The pink dress is worn when Petunia Rhubarb plays Sweetpea Beauty. One of the most recent Veggie-Tales stories was made specifically for girls. It's called "Sweetpea: A Girl After God's Own Heart." It was a mix of Sleeping Beauty and Snow White, and the theme was about finding true beauty.

Costume 8: This was from an episode I never saw, called "The League of Incredible Vegetables." I'm guessing it was a parody of "The Avengers," because it was about Larry-Boy teaming up with other Veggie super-heroes to fight a very dangerous foe, and Petunia got to be a heroine called "Vogue." I had to use a picture of her from the internet to interpret the costume.
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ArielKnight Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2014  Hobbyist
Pretty good interpretations of the outfits. Though I will say that "The League of Incredible Vegetables" came out before "The Avengers" (and, I think, more DC in flavour than Marvel). :)
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LadyAquanine73551 Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2014
Thanks. I didn't really know much about League of Incredible Vegetables because I didn't watch it, so I didn't know what year it came out.  It wouldn't be the first time VeggieTales spoofed superhero stories :giggle:.
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ArielKnight Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2014  Hobbyist
Haha, no kidding. What with Larryboy being mostly like Batman (till the "Bad Apple" when they made him part-Spidey with the extendible ears). :D
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Tabi-Neko Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012
I just saw League of Incredible Vegetables! I love what you did with the Vogue costume!
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LadyAquanine73551 Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012
Aww, thank you :D :dance: That was fun to re-interpret :)
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MuirOfLanternWaste Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2012
♪If you like to talk to tomatoes...♪
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LadyAquanine73551 Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2012
/If you like to waltz with potatoes/up and down the produce aisle/ :dance:
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MuirOfLanternWaste Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2012
Then we've got a show for you!
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SilkmousetheNeko Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Oh Cool, I LOVE veggie tales; been watching it since I was little. The only one we I've seen with Petunia Rhubarb in it is "Larry Boy and the Bad Apple". The Ballad of Little Joe is also one of my favorites (along with many others)
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LadyAquanine73551 Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2012
You should see Minnesota Cuke & the Search for Samson's Hairbrush :giggle:. It was so funny seeing how they poked fun at the Indiana Jones movies :aww:. I don't know if ur a girl or not, but if u are, the Princess Tales are cute to watch too :).
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