Bugtime Adventures on DVD
Children's Animated Films
|Children will see their favorite Bible stories through the eyes of America's newest bug friends in this animated series narrated by Willie Aames. Ages 6-10. 25 minutes each.|
The Bugtime Adventures Set of Thirteen includes:
Not To BeeThe Story of Esther -- Queen Esther risks her life to go before the king to ask him to spare the lives of the Israelites. Haman, a high-ranking official working for King Xerxes, doesn't like the Israelites, so he tricks the king into signing an edict that all the Israelites should be killed. When Queen Esther learns of this, she risks her life to go before the king to ask him to spare the lives of the Israelites.
Meanwhile, in the town of Bugglesville, Megan rescues Buzzra, a bee who is stuck in a spider web. Buzzra pretends to be injured so he'll be taken back to Bugglesville. There he plots a way to take over the town with the help of his bee gang. Will this be the end of Bugglesville?
Riding for a Fall -- The Story of Elisha healing Naaman -- Naaman, a general in the army, arrives home after a victorious battle. But while he was gone, his leprosy has spread. He goes to see the prophet Elisha who sends his servant out with instructions for Naaman to follow. Naaman is angered at Elisha's behavior but follows the instructions and is healed.
Meanwhile, Antoni supervises a building project which collapses when he tries to cut corners. As the bugs search for more wood, Antoni convinces half the group to take a short cut while the other half follows the directions. Which half of the group will be successful in their task?
A Lot To Swallow -- The Story of Jonah -- Jonah is given a mission by God but chooses to disobey and instead boards a ship going in the opposite direction. Thrown overboard during a storm, he survives three days in the belly of a whale where he repents and is given a second opportunity to deliver God's message.
When a crow comes after Antoni, Megan and Wally, they take refuge inside Jonah's pouch. They are with him when he is tossed overboard and swallowed by the whale. When they hear Jonah deliver his message and see the people repent, they learn an important lesson.
Joy to the WorldThe Christmas Story -- When an angel appears to Mary and explains that she's going to have God's baby, Mary agrees to do whatever God would have her do. She and Joseph travel to Bethlehem for the census, but when they arrive at the inn, there is no room for them. The innkeeper lets them stay in the stable where they prepare for the greatest event in history--the birth of Christ.
You're All Wet -- King Ahab and Queen Jezebel refuse to follow God's commandments, so the prophet Elijah proposes a contest between himself and the prophets of the false god, Baal. Children will learn about truthfulness and the importance of following worthy leaders.
Against the Wall -- The Hebrew people want to reach the Promised Land, but the enemy city of Jericho stands in their way, until a woman named Rahab agrees to help them. This story conveys the importance of not giving up when on the right path.
Blessing in Disguise -- Joseph was sold into slavery by his own brothers and then spent years in jail for a crime he did commit. Through it all he kept his faith and eventually found himself in position of authority in Egypt. Joseph now holds power over his brothers and is faced with the choice of forgiveness or revenge!
Meanwhile, at the feet of the giants in the tiny bug-town of Bugglesville, Roderick the cockroach embarrasses Antoni the ant at the bug's annual picnic. Using one of his new inventions, Antoni seeks his revenge by setting up a slimy surprise attack that doesn't quite unfold as he had planned.
A Giant Problem -- The Armies of Israel are challenged to send out a single soldier to do battle with Goliath. No soldier is courageous enough to take on the task, at least not until little David walks onto the scene. David stoops down and gathers five smooth stones and stands in faith to fight the giant.
Meanwhile, at the feet of the humans, another huge drama unfolds as Buggelsville, the tiny bug town, is threatened with total destruction from the cracked and leaking water dam. Spud the potato-bug civil engineer, has figured out a way for someone to plug up the hole before the dam breaks but who will be brave enough to try? Can Megan, the town's schoolteacher ant, gather enough courage to accomplish the job?
Construction Woes -- The story of the Tower of Babel
Nimrod oversees the construction of a huge tower, intended to be so high it will reach to God. But God has a plan to stop the building project. Soon everyone is speaking different languages, resulting in chaos, frustration, and an end to the project.
Morale is low in Bugglesville after they lose a contest, so acting mayor Antoni suggests a community project to bring them all together again. By working together, a potential disaster is averted.
It's the Pits The Story of Daniel -- Daniel has achieved great success in working for King Darius, and the other workers become jealous. They trick the king into making a law saying that no one can pray to any god except him. When Daniel is found praying to God, he is thrown into the lions' den where he is protected by an angel.
While the bugs are in the midst of their own moral dilemma, they accidentally get rolled up in Daniel's carpet and wind up in the lions' den with him. Seeing the angel protect Daniel convinces them to do the right thing when they return home.
Narrated by Willie Aames, former "Bibleman"
What's the Manna with You?The Story of Moses and Manna from Heaven -- As Moses leads the children of Israel toward the promised land, he must deal with their constant grumbling. Even after God provides food and water, they continue to complain. Moses encourages the people to trust God, but their lack of faith results in their wandering for many years.
Meanwhile in Bugglesville, Megan begs Antoni to build her a "fan cooling system" just like the one in Prissy's backyard. But part way though the project, Antoni is called away, so Megan tries to finish the job herself, with disastrous results.
Keep the Trust -- The story of Samson and Delilah. Samson is the Hebrew people's protector against their enemy, the Philistines, but no one knows the secret of his great strength. In a weak moment, Samson breaks his vow to God and tells his secret, then discovers he has lost his strength.
Meanwhile in Bugglesville, Gina confides in Antoni about her secret fear. When Antoni accidentally lets her secret slip out, the others start laughing at Gina. Gina is hurt and runs to hide. When Antoni realizes he has lost Gina's trust, he decides to make it up to her.
Scare TacticsThe Story of Gideon vs. the Midianites -- An angel tells Gideon he has been chosen by God to save the Israelites from the Midianites. Despite his doubts, Gideon follows God's precise instructions in leading a small army into battle against the Midianites, and the Israelites are victorious.
In Bugglesville, a large scorpion named Sickle as taken over the town's food store. All the bugs are afraid of him, but their attempts to force him out fail. They finally decide to listen to Megan and Wally's idea and are able to get rid of the scorpion without using violence.
# DVD Region: All Regions
Total Running Time: 5 hrs 25 min - Set of Thirteen
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