The BEST episodes of Back at the Barnyard

Every episode of Back at the Barnyard ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Back at the Barnyard!

Created by Steve Oedekerk, Back to the Barnyard is the new spinoff on Nickelodeon based on the movie: Barnyard: The Original Party Animals. The series features some of the old characters from the movie as well a few new characters.

Last Updated: 12/22/2023Network: NickelodeonStatus: Ended
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Fowl Play
star
9.73
30 votes

#1 - Fowl Play

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 10/24/2007

With Peck nowhere to be seen and Freddy seen lying on Peck's feathers, the animals conclude that Freddy ate Peck and plan to ban Freddy from the barnyard(Duke locks Freddy in a 'scented' pet carrier to attract the pet store truck driver so Freddy would be adopted). But Otis is determined to prove that Freddy is innocent.

Directors: Mike Gasaway
Writer: Gene Grillo
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Home Sweet Hole
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9.72
29 votes

#2 - Home Sweet Hole

Season 1 - Episode 27 - Aired 5/24/2008

Pip's mousehole is destroyed by Otis accidentally. He moves in with the others, but they're all unused to each other's habits. After hearing the others that it's impossible to share a home with Pip, he runs away and finds a bee hive. Otis and his friends must search for him and return to the barnyard.

Directors: Todd Grimes
Writer: Jed Spingarn
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The Haunting
star
9.71
28 votes

#3 - The Haunting

Season 1 - Episode 32 - Aired 7/22/2008

After Otis builds a fun shack in a pet cemetery, Pig becomes possessed by the ghost of a mean-spirited bunny.

Directors: Mike Gasaway
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Club Otis
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9.71
28 votes

#4 - Club Otis

Season 1 - Episode 29 - Aired 6/7/2008

Abby discovers Otis' secret club but the animals don't want a female member there so they pretend the club is very boring so Abby would leave. But when Abby discovers that Otis is faking, she creates a club herself and now everybody wants to join her club and Otis is left alone.

Directors: Mike Gasaway
Writer: Gene Grillo
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A Tale of Two Snottys
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9.71
28 votes

#5 - A Tale of Two Snottys

Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired 5/10/2008

When Snotty Boy returns to torment the animals, Otis falls on him, causing him to have amnesia and become nice. Snotty's aunt Mrs. Beady doesn't recognize him and denies that he is indeed Snotty Boy so Pig must go in disguise as Snotty while the animals find a way to get the old Snotty back.

Directors: T.J. Sullivan
Writer: Dan Serafin
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A Barn Day's Night
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9.71
28 votes

#6 - A Barn Day's Night

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired 4/26/2008

The animals become pop stars when Pip broadcasts one of their sessions, but soon their egos begin getting out of control and begins to put a damper on their friendship.

Directors: T.J. Sullivan
Writer: Tom Sheppard
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Big Top Barnyard
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9.71
28 votes

#7 - Big Top Barnyard

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired 4/12/2008

Otis' favorite circus is coming to town, but he accidentally injures the main lead. Feeling guilty, Otis offers to take over and along with his friends, but Abby is too afraid to do her part because of an incident that happened long ago.

Directors: Todd Grimes
Writer: Jed Spingarn
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Cow's Night Out
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9.71
28 votes

#8 - Cow's Night Out

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 3/29/2008

Upon realizing how boring his friends' bingo club is, Otis ditches them and goes out for a night on the town, pulling pranks with the Jersey Cows. But Otis ends up getting arrested.

Directors: T.J. Sullivan
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Barnyard Games
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9.71
28 votes

#9 - Barnyard Games

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/19/2008

Otis is embarrassed when Abby repeatedly beats him in the Barnyard Olympics, so he tries to find Abby's weaknesses and use them to his advantage.

Directors: Todd Grimes
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Otis' Mom
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9.71
28 votes

#10 - Otis' Mom

Season 1 - Episode 28 - Aired 5/24/2008

Otis discovers that he has the same bell as Bessy's long lost child, so Bessy believes that Otis is her child, so she starts treating him like a child and humiliates him and refuses him to goof around.

Directors: T.J. Sullivan
Writer: Dan Serafin
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Meet the Ferrets
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9.71
28 votes

#11 - Meet the Ferrets

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired 4/26/2008

Freddy tries to hide his non-carnivore ways from his parents, who are invited to a birthday party at the farm, and Freddy tries to make sure they don't eat anybody, including Peck, while keeping it a secret to his friends.

Directors: T.J. Sullivan
Writer: Jed Spingarn
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Pigmalion
star
9.71
28 votes

#12 - Pigmalion

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired 4/12/2008

After the gang notices a distinctive birthmark on Pig's backside, Pig starts to believe that he is related to the royal Pampered Pigs. After training Pig, he becomes snobbish to his fellow companions.

Directors: T.J. Sullivan
Writer: Lazar Saric
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Otis Season
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9.71
28 votes

#13 - Otis Season

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 3/29/2008

It's Moose Appreciation Week, so Otis disguises himself as a moose so he can get positive attention from humans. But it goes awry, when Snotty Boy and his friends try to hunt him down, and his antlers are stuck to his head.

Directors: T.J. Sullivan
Writer: Jed Spingarn
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The Farmer Takes a Woman
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9.71
28 votes

#14 - The Farmer Takes a Woman

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/20/2007

The animals are unable to have Saturday night parties because of the farmer constantly weeping about his lost wife. So Otis finds him the perfect girlfriend. But then they realize that she is trying to get rid of the farm animals.

Directors: T.J. Sullivan
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Chronicles of Barnia
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9.71
28 votes

#15 - Chronicles of Barnia

Season 1 - Episode 30 - Aired 6/7/2008

Snotty Boy believes he is in the mythical land of Barnia while playing a game of "Dungeons and Barn Animals" with the rest of the gang.

Directors: Todd Grimes
Writer: Jed Spingarn
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Barnyard Idol
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9.71
28 votes

#16 - Barnyard Idol

Season 1 - Episode 31 - Aired 7/21/2008

Otis enters Pig in a singing contest, but Pig loses his voice before the finals after being pushed too hard during practice.

Directors: Todd Grimes
Writer: Tom Sheppard
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War of the Pranks
star
9.67
30 votes

#17 - War of the Pranks

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/19/2008

To get revenge at Bessy's insults, Otis tries to humiliate and embarrass Bessy, but every time the prank backfires. So Bessy gives Otis a real (and humiliating) prank.

Directors: T.J. Sullivan
Writer: Jessica Gao
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Raging Cow
star
9.66
29 votes

#18 - Raging Cow

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 2/16/2008

A hedgehog named Don Bling convinces Otis to fight in a wrestling match but it turns out that all the matches are fixed, and Otis' opponents all lost on purpose. Now Abby, Pig and Pip must try to stop the hedgehog before Otis fights someone who is really trying.

Directors: Mike Gasaway
Writer: Gene Grillo
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Hypno-A-Go-Go
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9.65
31 votes

#19 - Hypno-A-Go-Go

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 10/24/2007

Otis gets a hypnosis kit and accidentally hypnotizes himself so that he tries to destroy the farmer whenever he hears the sound of a bell. So the other animals must try to protect the farmer while trying to cure Otis at the same time.

Directors: Todd Grimes
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Animal Farmers
star
9.60
30 votes

#20 - Animal Farmers

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/2/2008

Otis is excited because favorite country music star – Stumpity Joe – is coming to town. But when trying to speed up crop collecting for the farmer to leave, he accidentally injures the farmer. Now the animals must do all of the farming, or else the farm would go bankrupt.

Directors: Todd Grimes
Writer: Adam Cohen
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Chez Pig
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9.60
30 votes

#21 - Chez Pig

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/13/2007

When Pig's truffle pies become a big hit with humans, Otis convinces the gang to transform the barnyard into a restaurant so people can get another helping of Pig's delicious pies. But when the fortune gets in the way of their lives, Pig quits, just before a wealthy millionaire (voiced by Maurice LaMarche) offers to buy the recipe for a million-bajillion dollars.

Directors: Mike Gasaway
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Lights! Camera! Moo!
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9.60
30 votes

#22 - Lights! Camera! Moo!

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 2/2/2008

After Otis accidentally destroys the barn's safety film, he must make a new one, which he puts a lot of action and suspense in it. When the other actors quit because of the dangerous stunts, Otis and Pip must make it on his own, and accidentally rises the barn into a tornado.

Directors: Mike Gasaway
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Cow's Best Friend
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9.60
30 votes

#23 - Cow's Best Friend

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/6/2007

After Otis saves Duke's life by pushing him away from a falling amplifier, Duke begins getting loyal to Otis and becomes devoted to helping Otis doing everything. But soon Otis becomes annoyed when Duke goes overboard.

Directors: T.J. Sullivan
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The Great Sheep Escape
star
9.59
29 votes

#24 - The Great Sheep Escape

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 2/16/2008

When Duke tries crazy methods for the sheep to be safe during bear season, they escape and now Otis and Duke must go on a cross country trip to get them before they escape to New Zealand.

Directors: Todd Grimes
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Dead Cow Walking
star
9.59
29 votes

#25 - Dead Cow Walking

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 3/15/2008

When the veterinarian stops by, she mentions that her van, the "Big Steer" won't last a week. However, Otis mistakenly thinks the veterinarian was referring to him and begins to think that he only has a week to live. To relieve himself, Otis tries to do everything he has ever dreamed of.

Writer: Jed Spingarn
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