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Richard Scarry's Best Busy People Video Ever is the third (or the fourth (DVD and IMDb only)) video of the Richard Scarry's Best Videos Ever series. It was released on August 17, 1993 on VHS and rereleased on August 13, 2002 on DVD and on early-late 2010s on YouTube and Dailymotion.

Storyline Edit

Join Huckle, Lowly and the kids as they learn about what they want to be when they grow up!

PlotEdit

At Busytown School, Huckle Cat and his friends imagine their occupations to know what they want to be when they grow up. Freddie Fox wants to be a baker, Rhonda Raccoon wants to be a truck driver, Ralph Pig wants to be a firefighter, Gary Goat wants to be a farmer, Huckle Cat wants to be a grocer just like his dad (Father Cat), Lily Bunny wants to be a builder, Larry Lion wants to be a doctor, Olive Owl wants to a mail-carrier just like her uncle Ollie Owl, Sally Cat wants to be a travel agent just like her mom (Mother Cat), Hilda Hippo wants to be a pilot and Bruno Bear wants to be a captain. At the end of the video, Henry Dog wants to be a teacher just like Miss Honey.

ContentsEdit

  1. Introduction/Busy People
  2. Classroom Part 1: Miss Honey talks to the students about the people they can do until the school bell rings. It means it’s time to go to the playground and have recess to talk about what they want to be when they grow up.
  3. Recess Part 1: Rhonda Raccoon asks Freddie Fox what he wants to be when he grows up. He tells her that he wants to be a baker and make real pies.
  4. Baker
  5. Recess Part 2: Rhonda tells Freddie that she wants to be a truck driver when she grows up.
  6. Truck Driver (Rhonda Raccoon's song)
  7. Recess Part 3: When Ralph Pig goes up the ladder ready to go down the slide, he sees the Busytown fire truck pass by Busytown School. That's what he wants to be when he grows up... a firefighter.
  8. Firefighter (Ralph Pig's song)
  9. Recess Part 4: Huckle Cat tells Gary Goat that he wants to be a farmer when he grows up see he can grow vegetables like broccoli, peas, carrots, and corn.
  10. Farmer
  11. Recess Part 5: Gary asks Huckle that he wants to be when he grows up. Huckle tells him that he wants be a grocer just like his dad (Father Cat).
  12. Grocer
  13. Recess Part 6: Lily Bunny tells Olive Owl that Lily wants to be a builder when she grows up.
  14. Builder
  15. Recess Part 7: Miss Honey asks Sally Cat what's the matter. Her teddy fell down and hurt her leg. Maybe Larry Lion can help. So when he grows up, he wants to be a doctor so he can make people feel better. Sally thanks Larry for her help.
  16. Doctor
  17. Recess Part 8: When Sally and Olive plays on the see-saw, she saw her uncle Ollie Owl delivering mail. That's what Olive wants to be when she grows up... a mail carrier. Just like her uncle Ollie.
  18. Mail Carrier (Olive Owl's song)
  19. Recess Part 9: Olive asks Sally what she wants to be when she grows up. Sally wants to be a travel agent just like her mom (Mother Cat).
  20. Travel Agent (Sally Cat's song)
  21. Recess Part 10: Hilda Hippo likes to swing way up high, so she wants to be a pilot and flies the plane when she grows up.
  22. Pilot
  23. Recess Part 11: Gary tells Bruno Bear he has the nice boat, and he tells Gary when Bruno grows up, he wants to be a captain to work on a real boat.
  24. Captain
  25. Recess Part 12: It's starting to rain and Miss Honey tells her students go back to the classroom at school.
  26. Classroom Part 2: You Can Be Anything You Want To Be

Characters FeaturedEdit

Trivia/Goofs Edit

  • This video of the title is named after the book, Richard Scarry's Busiest People Ever.
  • This video is based on the book, Richard Scarry's What Do People Do All Day?.
  • This is the third (or the fourth (DVD and IMDb only)) video of the Richard Scarry's Best Videos Ever series.
  • This video, along with Richard Scarry's Best Silly Stories and Songs Video Ever, will be in the Children's Book-of-the-Month Club video, Richard Scarry's Best Busy People Plus Silly Stories and Songs Video Ever.
  • This video, along with Richard Scarry's Best Silly Stories and Songs Video Ever and Richard Scarry's Best Sing-Along Mother Goose Video Ever, will be in another Children's Book-of-the-Month Club video, Richard Scarry's Best Story and Song Video Ever.
  • The young version of the characters had a number of lines:
    • Freddie Fox only had one line in this video.
    • Rhonda Raccoon only had two lines in this video.
    • Ralph Pig only had one line in this video.
    • Gary Goat only had four lines in this video.
    • Huckle Cat only had two lines in this video.
    • Lily Bunny only had one line in this video.
    • Sally Cat only had four lines in this video.
    • Larry Lion only had one line in this video.
    • Olive Owl only had four lines in this video.
    • Hilda Hippo only had one line in this video.
    • Bruno Bear only had one line in this video.
    • Henry Dog only had three lines in this video. But the teacher segment doesn’t make an appearance.
  • This is the only time the kids in a background sing Busy People.
  • This is the only time Truck Driver Rhonda, Fireman Ralph, Mail Carrier Olive and Travel Agent Sally sing Busy People too in the truck driver, firefighter, mail carrier and the travel agent segments.
  • This is the only time Miss Honey and her students sing You Can Be Anything You Want To Be.
  • This is the second time the Narrator narrates the whole episode in this video. The first time was in Richard Scarry's Best ABC Video Ever.
    • Also, like the ending animation in Richard Scarry's Best ABC Video Ever, the video ends with the entire Busytown seen on birds-eye view and an airplane pulling the "The End" banner. However, the upside down banner and the airplane flip animations are cut and the airplane and the text are vermilion.
  • This is the first time Lowly Worm dresses up as a firefighter in the firefighter segment. The second time will later then be in the episode, The Busiest Firefighters Ever, from the TV show, The Busy World of Richard Scarry. But he continues dressing up in his normal clothes.
  • This is the first time there is a song in the beginning of this video.
  • This is the third time there is a song in the ending of this video.
  • Lowly Worm, Sergeant Murphy and Bananas Gorilla appear as cameos.
  • Bob Fox, Janitor Joe, Ole Owl, Grocer Cat, Father Cat, Mother Cat and other characters don't make these appearances.
  • Marvin Mouse's voice is high in the grocer and builder segments.
  • Mrs. Bunny's voice is beautiful in the grocer segment, but her voice is silly in the captain segment.
  • This is the first episode that this video has been produced by Jumbo Pictures (the work of Nickelodeon's Doug, Nick Jr.'s Allegra's Window, ABC/Disney's One Saturday Morning's Brand Sparkling New!/Disney's Doug, Disney's 101 Dalmatians: The Series, Disney's PB&J Otter and Disney's Doug's 1st Movie) (now part of Cartoon Pizza (the work of two Playhouse Disney TV shows, Stanley and JoJo's Circus and one Noggin/Nick Jr./HBO TV show, Pinky Dinky Doo)).
  • This is the third video the Narrator says, "Welcome to Busytown!" in the introduction segment.
  • This is the third video the Narrator says, "The End" before the credits start.
  • This is the third video Lowly Worm doesn't speak.
  • Stock animation footages of Busytown seen on birds-eye view and the wallpaper screen, "Based on books and characters created by Richard Scarry", are reused from Richard Scarry's Best ABC Video Ever or Richard Scarry's Best Counting Video Ever. However, the Busytown seen on birds-eye view animation is in comprehensive color.

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Trailers Edit

Video Edit

Richard Scarry's Best Busy People Video Ever!

Richard Scarry's Best Busy People Video Ever!

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Links Edit

Main article: IMDb