Richard Scarry's Best Silly Stories and Songs Video Ever is the fifth video of the Richard Scarry's Best Videos Ever series. It is released on February 13, 1994.


  1. The Library Song
  2. Absent Minded Mr. Rabbit
  3. Stop, Look and Listen
  4. Mr. Fixit Fixes It
  5. Mixed Up Sounds
  6. Pa Pig's New Car
  7. Wheels


Trivia/Goofs Edit

  • This video was released in February 13, 1994. This was the same year that KCTS Seattle aired the second season of the Disney TV series, Bill Nye the Science Guy, five days later, and that Showtime aired the first season of the Paramount Communication/Cinar production, The Busy World of Richard Scarry, one month later. It's also the same year that Humongous Entertainment released the second activity pack video game, Putt Putt and Fatty Bear's Activity Pack on PC and Macintosh, that PBS aired the twenty-fifth season of Mister Rogers Neighborhood, that BBC aired the second series of Absolutely Fabulous, that CITV aired the third season of The Dreamstone, that Toei Co. Ltd released the film, Kamen Rider J, that TV Asahi aired the third Sailor Moon series, Sailor Moon S, the eighteenth installment of the Super Sentai series, Ninja Sentai Kakuranger, and the thirteenth installment of the Metal Hero series, Blue SWAT, that Nickelodeon aired the first season of All That, the third season of Are You Afraid of the Dark?, and the pilot season of Hey Arnold, the pilot episode that was not aired on TV, that Nintendo released the video game, Super Metroid, on Super Nintendo Entertainment System, that Collect Boy's Own released The Dust Brothers' Fourteenth Century Sky E.P. on vinyl, that NBC aired the Peanuts TV special, You're in the Super Bowl, Charlie Brown, and the TV movie, Bedtime with Barney: Imagination Island, that Random House published the Mary Pope Osborne book, Pirates Past Noon, that ABC aired the first season of The Ferals, that Focus on the Family aired the 1994 season of Adventures in Odyssey, that Barney Home Video released Let's Pretend with Barney and Barney's Alphabet Zoo on home video, that Seven Network aired the thirteenth season of Hey Dad...!, that Soma Quality Recordings released the first Daft Punk single, The New Wave, on vinyl, that Junior Boy's Own released the third Underworld album, Dubnobasswithmyheadman, on CD, cassette and vinyl, that EMI and ABC Music released the album, Yummy Yummy, on CD and cassette, that Roach Records released the fourth and final Cockroaches album, St. Patrick's Day 10am, on CD and cassette, that MTV aired the fourth season of Beavis and Butt-Head, that Fuji TV aired the eighth season of Dragon Ball Z, that Sega released the video game, Sonic the Hedgehog 3 and that Random House/Broderbund Company released the Living Books game, Ruff's Bone, on PC and Macintosh.
  • This video of the title was named after two books, Richard Scarry's Funniest Book Ever and Richard Scarry's Silly Stories.
  • This video along with Richard Scarry's Best Busy People Video Ever would also be in the compilation video, Richard Scarry's Best Busy People Plus Silly Stories and Songs Video Ever!.
  • This is the second time there was a song at the beginning. The first time was in Richard Scarry's Best Busy People Video Ever.
  • This episode marks an appearance for Mr. Read-a-Lot, Gertie Dog, Mr. Rabbit, Peppa Fox, Rudy Pig, Mary Bunny, Timothy Cat, Tracy Raccoon, Patata Raccoon, Marc Cat, Stuart Pig, Angel Raccoon, Juan Bear, Simon Mouse, Mr. Fixit, Pa Pig and Ma Pig.
  • This is the second musical video.
  • This is the only time the kids offscreen in a background sing three songs.
  • This is the only time Fireman Ralph, Lily Bunny, Freddie Fox and Grandma Bear sing Mixed Up Sounds.
  • This is the last video that Fireman Ralph, Sergeant Murphy, Bananas Gorilla, Marvin Mouse, Miss Honey, Glenda Goat, Mr. Bunny, Mrs. Bunny, Freddie Fox, the pig and mouse firefighters and other Busytown people make these appearances.
  • Rhonda Raccoon's voice is high when she says, "Hi, Freddie!" to Freddie Fox rides his tricycle and laughs after she hears the tricycle horn going "cuckoo". But on other videos her voice is low.
  • Marvin Mouse's voice is low when Mr. Fixit fixed a tire on his car.
  • Huckle's voice is sounded like Spot the Dog from the TV show, The Adventures of Spot.
  • This is the third time Huckle's voice is a little high when says, "This time, they left in the fire engine!" But his voice is normal.
  • When Huckle says, "And Sally and Harry Pig never told him" by mistake, he forgets to say "Henry Pig".
  • This is the last time that this episode has a little bit of limited animation:
    • Everyone waving at Mr. Rabbit who waves after Glenda get him unstuck.
    • Sally and Harry Pig in the backhoe loader waving to the viewers at the end of the video.
  • This is the third time the Narrator narrates the introduction.
  • On the future DVD releases of the video, the instrumental part of The Library Song which is half played in the credits is replaced with Come Along and Watch Me Learn​ from the Autism DVD, ​Watch Me Learn: About Me and You, and the song, Wheels, sounds like the songs, I'm Gonna Learn to Tie My Shoe and These Parts Connected Together​ also from Watch Me Learn: About Me and You.


Video Edit

Richard Scarry's Best Silly Stories and Songs Video Ever!

Richard Scarry's Best Silly Stories and Songs Video Ever!

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