The Best Episodes of The Backyardigans
Last Updated: Apr 13, 2019
The Backyardigans is Nickelodeon's animated musical adventure series about five high-spirited friends, Uniqua, Pablo, Tyrone, Tasha, and Austin, who rely on their vivid imaginations to embark on amazing, epic adventures. The show is geared toward children 2 to 10. In every episode, the backyard transforms into a new fantastic, photo-real landscape that serves as the backdrop for completely original, story-driven musicals. Broadway-caliber music spanning a variety of genres (including Big Band, Reggae, Rockabilly, Bossa Nova, and Hip-Hop) and cutting-edge 3-D dance choreography propel the stories forward, lending the series a narrative voice that will appeal to preschoolers and parents alike. The series will inspire children to sing and dance along with these lovable characters and stretch their imaginations as they climb up mountains, slide down glaciers, and sail across oceans. The Backyardigans was created by executive producer Janice Burgess (Little Bill) and is executive-produced and directed by Robert Scull (Li
#2 - Robin Hood The Clean
Season 3 - Episode 16
In order to keep the dirt for the Festival of Dirt in the village of Filthingham, Mayor Austin Stinkypants locks Tyrone, Tasha, and Uniqua's soap away in the dungeon so they can't get clean. Tyrone sets off through Purewood Forest in search of Pablo, the Robin Hood the Clean, so he can help them get clean once again.
#5 - Tale of the Mighty Knights
Season 2 - Episode 17
Uniqua and Tyrone are royal knights who are protecting King Pablo's egg. Grabbing Goblin Austin in Goblin Land and the Fairy Tasha want the egg for themselves. They follow King Pablo's egg to Dragon Mountain to retrieve it.
#6 - The Quest for the Flying Rock
Season 1 - Episode 11
Uniqua, Tasha, Tyrone, and Pablo are Brave, Indiana-Jones-style Explorers, on a quest for the rare, legendary Flying Rock which sits atop Big Rock Hill. In a frenzied disco dash through the jungle and the desert, they race each other to see who can make it to Big Rock Hill first, and claim the prize.
#7 - Mission to Mars
Season 2 - Episode 1
When the Backyardigans receive a strange signal originating from Mars, Uniqua, Pablo and Austin blast off to investigate. They're backed up by Tyrone and Tasha, who remain on Earth to assist at Mission Control. The Backyardigans leave prepared for anything, but encounter some surprises along the way. They don't give up, however, and eventually make a surprising discovery regarding the source of the signal.
#8 - Monster Detectives
Season 1 - Episode 19
Uniqua and Tyrone, the hardnosed detective, set out to Monster's Castle where Pablo the soccer ball monster has taken Uniqua's ball. They must make it out of the castle before they get turned into monsters.
#9 - Attack of the Fifty-Foot Worman
Season 4 - Episode 7
Scientist Pablo and his assistant accidentally use a growth formula on a worman. Now they need Groundskeeper Tyrone's help to stop the clumsy giant creature!
#10 - Los Galacticos
Season 4 - Episode 10
Pablo, Tyrone and Tasha are part of a Mariachi band that gets stuck in a rocket, which they mistook for their new tour bus, and are launched into outer space where they must stop the Googers (Uniqua and Austin) from taking over the earth.
#11 - It's Great to Be a Ghost
Season 1 - Episode 9
Ghosts Tyronne, Pablo and Uniqua practice being scary. Tasha is the "unsuspecting stranger" they choose to haunt.
#12 - Who Goes There?
Season 3 - Episode 4
Tyrone is the security guard at a huge art museum. Then some of the art (played by Pablo, Uniqua and Austin) come to life and start running all over the place. When Tyrone finds out about this, he must stop the art before the curator (Tasha) finds out about it.
#13 - A Giant Problem
Season 2 - Episode 19
Queen Uniqua sends wizards, Tyrone and Pablo, out to get rid of Tasha, the giant. Tasha is new to the kingdom and is just looking for fun and new friends, but Queen Uniqua would rather take a nap. Before long, Tyrone and Pablo use a magic spell and manage to accidently turn everyone into giants.
#15 - Race Around the World
Season 1 - Episode 20
It's racing day, and Austin is prepared. Unlike his friends (and competitors) Pablo, Tyrone, and Uniqua, he has never won a gold medal before. The referee (Tasha) starts the race, and Zydeco tunes spur them on as they dash around the globe. Who will be the first to break the tape at the finish line?
#18 - Newsflash
Season 2 - Episode 20
Tasha, Uniqua and Austin work for W-I-O-WA News (The Corniest Station in the Nation), which is a news station that usually ends up reporting on corn. Tyrone and Pablo are corn farmers who are so happy with their crop, that they keep sending in reports just to get on the air, but unfortunately it isn't considered newsworthy. They decide to make up some stories about aliens visiting their cornfields so that the news team will come out to investigate further and put their corn crops on their air.
#24 - Match on Mt. Olympus
Season 3 - Episode 13
Pablo the sportscaster and Tyrone the meteorologist, travel to Mt. Olympus in an attempt to change the mind of the goddess of weather, Tasha, and make what they said on their tv station come true by making the rain stop. Along the way Pablo teaches the god of laughter, Austin, and the goddess of naps, Uniqua, a few rad basketball moves. Soon they find out they need to win a baskbetball game against the goddess of weather in order to make the rain stop.