The BEST Episodes of Back at the Barnyard

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jul 18, 2020

Network: Nickelodeon

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.

Barnyard Idol

#1 - Barnyard Idol

Season 1 - Episode 31 - Aired Jul 21, 2008

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

star 10.00
27 votes
Directors: Todd Grimes
Writers: Tom Sheppard
The Haunting

#2 - The Haunting

Season 1 - Episode 32 - Aired Jul 22, 2008

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

star 10.00
27 votes
Directors: Mike Gasaway
Writers: Neal Boushell, Sam O'Neal
Chronicles of Barnia

#3 - Chronicles of Barnia

Season 1 - Episode 30 - Aired Jun 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.

star 10.00
27 votes
Directors: Todd Grimes
Writers: Jed Spingarn
Otis Season

#4 - Otis Season

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Mar 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.

star 10.00
27 votes
Directors: T.J. Sullivan
Writers: Jed Spingarn
Pigmalion

#5 - Pigmalion

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Apr 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.

star 10.00
27 votes
Directors: T.J. Sullivan
Writers: Lazar Saric
Meet the Ferrets

#6 - Meet the Ferrets

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired Apr 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.

star 10.00
27 votes
Directors: T.J. Sullivan
Writers: Jed Spingarn
Otis' Mom

#7 - Otis' Mom

Season 1 - Episode 28 - Aired May 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.

star 10.00
27 votes
Directors: T.J. Sullivan
Writers: Dan Serafin
Cow's Night Out

#8 - Cow's Night Out

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Mar 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.

star 10.00
27 votes
Directors: T.J. Sullivan
Writers: Alex Muniz, Joel Bergen
Big Top Barnyard

#9 - Big Top Barnyard

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Apr 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.

star 10.00
27 votes
Directors: Todd Grimes
Writers: Jed Spingarn
A Barn Day's Night

#10 - A Barn Day's Night

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Apr 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.

star 10.00
27 votes
Directors: T.J. Sullivan
Writers: Tom Sheppard
A Tale of Two Snottys

#11 - A Tale of Two Snottys

Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired May 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.

star 10.00
27 votes
Directors: T.J. Sullivan
Writers: Dan Serafin
Home Sweet Hole

#12 - Home Sweet Hole

Season 1 - Episode 27 - Aired May 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.

star 10.00
28 votes
Directors: Todd Grimes
Writers: Jed Spingarn
Club Otis

#13 - Club Otis

Season 1 - Episode 29 - Aired Jun 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.

star 10.00
27 votes
Directors: Mike Gasaway
Writers: Gene Grillo
Hypno-A-Go-Go

#14 - Hypno-A-Go-Go

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Oct 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.

star 9.90
29 votes
Directors: Todd Grimes
Writers: Andrew Nicholls, Darrell Vickers
The Farmer Takes a Woman

#15 - The Farmer Takes a Woman

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 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.

star 9.89
28 votes
Directors: T.J. Sullivan
Writers: Brandon Sawyer
Barnyard Games

#16 - Barnyard Games

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 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.

star 9.89
28 votes
Directors: Todd Grimes
Writers: Chris Painter
Snotty's New Pet

#17 - Snotty's New Pet

Season 1 - Episode 26 - Aired May 10, 2008

Otis' negligence causes Pip to get captured by Snotty Boy, who plans on feeding him to his new pet snake (who talks just like him), so the other animals must find a way to rescue him.

star 9.86
28 votes
Directors: Todd Grimes
Writers: Gene Grillo
War of the Pranks

#18 - War of the Pranks

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 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.

star 9.83
30 votes
Directors: T.J. Sullivan
Writers: Jessica Gao
Raging Cow

#19 - Raging Cow

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Feb 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.

star 9.83
29 votes
Directors: Mike Gasaway
Writers: Gene Grillo
Fowl Play

#20 - Fowl Play

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Oct 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.

star 9.77
31 votes
Directors: Mike Gasaway
Writers: Gene Grillo
Cow's Best Friend

#21 - Cow's Best Friend

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 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.

star 9.77
30 votes
Directors: T.J. Sullivan
Writers: Aaron Hilliard, Luke Del Tredici
Animal Farmers

#22 - Animal Farmers

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 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.

star 9.77
30 votes
Directors: Todd Grimes
Writers: Adam Cohen
Chez Pig

#23 - Chez Pig

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 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.

star 9.77
30 votes
Directors: Mike Gasaway
Writers: Chris Painter
The Great Sheep Escape

#24 - The Great Sheep Escape

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 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.

star 9.76
29 votes
Directors: Todd Grimes
Writers: Alex Muniz, Joel Bergen
Dead Cow Walking

#25 - Dead Cow Walking

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Mar 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.

star 9.76
29 votes
Writers: Jed Spingarn