Baby Van Gogh
Baby Van Gogh is the fifth video in the Baby Einstein Series which was released on August 14, 2000, a year before Clock Day. Hosted by Vincent Van Goat, it introduces the six primary colors, yellow, green, orange, purple, red, & blue. through toys, nature, puppets, poetry, & the art of Vincent Van Gogh. It was later re-released in 2004 with some sketches changed. Some scenes from this video appear in the discovery kit World Of Colors.
World of Color
- Family Home Entertainment Kids Logo (Replaced by Disney trailers)
- Baby Einstein Logo
- Warning Screen
- two animatronic cacti wearing sombreros dance (Cactus Cha Cha, Bill Weisbach)
- Opening titles (Gymnopedie no 1, Erik Satie)
- Static messes up the paint pallate wavy and Broken
- He Arrives and he was covered in paint! He Wrote his paint on a Pallate on the Screen, he turns around left, painted a V. on his pallate, moves around Very back, and puts away his paintbrush, angry at everyone, and walks away! (Left his red V. on the pallate)
Worlds of Colors (Beginning)
- World of Color (Carmen Overture, Georges Bizet) beautiful colorful scenes in nature.
- The Word Yellow Is Seen On The Screen.
- A yellow duck puppet is happily running around in a patch of sunflowers while a yellow poem is being recited.
When yellow sneaks into my day,
I race outside to jump & play,
twirl around in dizzy fun,
And spin under the yellow sun.
- Music video: Yellow (William Tell Overture, Lone Ranger, Giacchino Rossini. Anything Replaced By a Minecraft Torch. <:o) during each music video, Vincent paints a piece of Van Gogh art while visions of the color dance through his head. He Loved The Art Dance & He Walked off!
- Sierra Clark licks a lemon and says yellow.
Duck goes out to play -
Vincent rushes in, begins -
Toy chicks hop around -
Pan of sunflower field -
Oil drops down from ceiling -
Sierra counts petals, then smells -
Toy car goes forward, then backward -
Fade in on Vincent, still painting -
Toy acrobats appear, one at a time -
Toy dog goes left, then right -
Bear mobile by Ambi goes around and around -
Aspen and Mia play in and throw streamers -
Oil continues falling -
Bender Blurz goes around and around -
Gears spin around repeatedly -
Vincent finishes painting, bows and walks off
Sierra licks a lemon and says yellow
- Two insect finger puppets dance around on the screen.
- A car shape sorter appears, with shapes being placed into it. It then drives away.
- Bonker the turtle bounces a green balloon on his head then runs off when he Plays Vincent. Suddenly, 5 balloons burst one at a time. Each one spells out a letter in the word green when it bursts. Bonkers The Turtle is chillin' on The River while a green poem is being recited.
Green slithers in to make me cool,
I'm floating in a still wet pool,
With butterflies that dart and pass,
Surrounded by the glistening grass.
- Music video: Green (Pictures at an Exhibition: Promenade, Mussorgsky)
-Vincent starts to paint
-Madeline has green ribbon on her head then shakes it off
-Vincent still is painting
-green flower with smiley face
-Macrae is in front of a green pinwheel
-Vincent finishes painting
- A boy (Brad Boller), stacking green blocks, shouts "green!".
- An insect finger puppet climbs up and down onto the screen.
- The crank on a jack-in-the-box is turned, causing a jester to pop out.
- Sunny bangs repeatedly on a top hat with a wand 2 times & her brother bach the bunny pops out. She Kisses her brother and he Pops down and she Ran away causing the word orange to appear.
- An orange poem is recited while a happy orange rabbit named sunny jumps through leaves.
I'm orange and happy, brilliant and bright
My spirit soaring like a kite,
I cartwheel through leaves of fall,
They're crunchy orange, they're big and small. Music video: Orange (Blue Danube Waltz, Strauss.
-Vincent starts to paint
-Gabriel, Aspen and Brad rock back and forth with arms around each other
-Vincent is still painting
-Gabriel Aspen and Brad still are rocking back and forth
-butterfly puppet (later replaced in 2004 by an orange gorilla)
-Vincent is still painting
-Brandon Clabart watches an orange giraffe pop out
-Brandon plays with a car
-orange oil drips down
Vincent Van Goat Walked Away & They Applauded.
- Kids: Gabriel Mazon, Aspen Clark, Brad Boller, Brandon Calbart
- 3 kids (Gabriel Mazon, Aspen Clark, and Brad Boller) shout, "Orange! Orange! Orange!"
- An insect finger puppet Slides forward on the screen and he slides out!
- Toy cars race down a ramp And Then...SPLASH!
- Vincent falls in love with a pink goat named Vivian, his girlfriend. he says ooh la la They both walk away Red hearts appear on the screen each 1 popping and spelling out purple.
- The pink goat bowls in The Street while a purple poem is recited.
Purple feels wacky, wild,
Crazy, tricky, mellow, mild,
It makes me want to paint my face,
And kick a ball and run a race.
- Music video Purple (Bolero, Maurice Ravel. This is the way By A Butterfly Replaced.
- -Vincent starts to paint
- -purple butterflies
- -dust orbiting a cylinder
- -lava lamp (replaced by a color-changing butterfly in 2004)
- -Vincent is still painting
- Mia and Sierra catch bubbles
- wave machine
- doodle top
- ) By the time Vincents painting is half finished asent to be a duck comes in, Hears the Door Close & quacks twice The rest of the painting appeared. And He'd Fell down.
- Kids: Mia Mattheis, Sierra Clark
- A girl (Aspen Clark) says purple.
- Two insect puppets Both pop 1 of them out on the screen and they Jump out!
- A toy train appears going along the tracks.
- A red moose puppet who wears a cape is Landing down and being blown around with anything else. The word red is blown into the scene.
When I wake up feeling red
I swoop down from my little bed
Put on a cape. rush out the door
And leap across the scarlet floor
- Music Video Red (Can Can, Jacques Offenbach. 0.) Morris Sees Clones off , Looks Around
- -Vincent is about to paint
- -cars race around
- -red and blue balls in a circle (replaced by rainbow balls spinning in 2004)
- -top (replaced by different top in 2004)
- & Vincent is half finished with his painting turns out the light & Goes to bed. The duck Paints the Rest of it, turns the light back on & the painting is finished. He Turned Around, Laughs & Walks Away.
- A girl (Maddison Long) looks at a cone puppet that says "red".
- An insect finger puppet appears on the screen and he is Running away!
- Euro Train set is Going along the Tracks!
- A blue mouse puppet named misty and the word blue appear
- Misty the blue mouse unwillingly drinks from a bowl of blue paint in Her Kitchen while a blue poem is recited
If my feelings turn to blue,
I toss some happy in my stew,
And slurp it up without a spoon,
And gaze out at the milky moon.
- Music video Blue (Waltz No. 15, Lullaby, Johannes Brahms) Vincent paints Starry Night
- -Vincent starts to paint
- -blue birds
- -blue oil drop
- -Brad holds an Umbrella over himself and Gabriel to block out the blue balloons falling down
- -dolphins hit a ball
- -Vincent still painting
- -whale on a wave
- -Brad looks at a blue car
- whale on wave again
- -Vincent finishes and walks away and a voice says blue
- Kids: Brad Boller and Gabriel Mazon
Worlds of Colors (Ending)
- Beautiful Images of nature!
- End montage (Pictures at an Exhibition, Great Gate of Kiev, Mussorgsky)
- Closing credits (1812 Overture, Tchaikovsky)
List of Van Gogh Paintings
- Fourteen Sunflowers in a Vase, National Gallery
- Fishing Boats on the Beach of Saintes-Maries, Van Gogh Museum
- Lane in the Public Gardens at Aries, Kröller-Müller Museum
- Orchards in Blossom with View of Aries, Van Gogh Museum
- Starry Night, Museum of Modern Art
- Wheat Fields with Reaper at Sunrise, Van Gogh Museum
- This is the only episode with an emphasis on colors.
- All of the poems are later seen in the Baby Van Gogh Book.
- Highlights from Baby Van Gogh, plus additional tracks, are found in the Art Time Classics Concert for Little Ears.
- In the 2002 release onward, the drumming at the beginning of Bolero is different than it is in the 2000 release
Baby Van Gogh Kids
- Madeline Pluto
- Gabriel Mazon
- Aspen Clark
- Brad Boller
- Mia Mattheis
- Maddison Long
- Brandon Calbart
- Sierra Clark
- Macrae Long