Vital Statistics
Name Penelope
Gender Female
Vegetable Gourd
First Episode Appearance Lyle the Kindly Viking
Voice Actress Gail Bock, Kay Sowell

Penelope is a character in VeggieTales. She first appears in Lyle the Kindly Viking as the wife of the viking Harold (played by Jimmy Gourd), and musically introduces herself in the "Viking Medley" with Mabel. She is portrayed as a kindly person depsite being a viking's wife.

She appears again in Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie and performs in the song "Message of the Lord." Penelope doesn't make another appearance until Tomato Sawyer and Huckleberry Larry's Big River Rescue as Mama Belle.


Penelope is a yellow gourd with a green nose. She has yellow hair usually styled in two buns. She speaks in a British cockney accent. 




  • Penelope's name is never actually spoken in VeggieTales.
  • Although Penelope plays Mama Belle in Tomato Sawyer and Huckleberry Larry's Big River Rescue, an alternate version of herself appears on the ferris wheel. This may be an older design of Penelope for Mama Belle (as shown by her original hairstyle) recycled for a background character.