The BEST Episodes of The Backyardigans

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 14, 2020

Network: Nickelodeon

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

Pirate Camp

#1 - Pirate Camp

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 9, 2008

Uniqua and Pablo head to pirate Camp Walk-A-Planka to be taught "pirattitude" and how to scalawag, swashbuckle, and heave ho by the great pirate captain, Austin. Can Uniqua and Pablo put their new pirate skills to the test successfully when they have to save Captain Austin from Tasha the fearsome ghost named Captain Red Boots?

star 9.68
31 votes
A Giant Problem

#2 - A Giant Problem

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired Jan 17, 2008

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.

star 9.61
33 votes
International Super Spy

#3 - International Super Spy

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Sep 17, 2007

Miss T (Tasha), who is the head of the International Super Spy agency, orders Agent Secret (Pablo) to stop the villainous Lady in Pink (Uniqua) from stealing three top-secret containers. With the help of his undercover contact Austin, Agent Secret travels around the world to a exotic locations in London, Switzerland, Miami and the Caribbean to collect the three containers before the Lady in Pink and her evil henchman Tyrone, get a chance to steal them.

star 8.59
34 votes
Directors: Mike Shiell
Writers:
Tale of the Mighty Knights

#4 - Tale of the Mighty Knights

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired Jan 14, 2008

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.

star 8.51
65 votes
Who Goes There?

#5 - Who Goes There?

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 4, 2008

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.

star 8.48
63 votes
The Action Elves Save Christmas Eve

#6 - The Action Elves Save Christmas Eve

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Dec 7, 2009

Santa (voice of Conan O'Brien) needs his sack back, so action elves Tasha, Uniqua and Pablo fight abominable brothers Tyrone and Austin, who don't want to return the sack. Music genre: Memphis Soul

star 8.47
59 votes
What's Bugging You?

#7 - What's Bugging You?

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired May 12, 2008

Tyrone and Uniqua are pest exterminators who are hired by Lady Tasha to save her house from an invasion of wormans. While they take care of the problem, Mr. Spiffy (Pablo) comes to inspect Tasha's house to see if she's perfect for the "Spiffy Club".

star 8.36
61 votes
Save The Day

#8 - Save The Day

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Mar 22, 2007

Tasha is a fisherlady who has a knack for navigating into dangerous areas of the ocean. Pablo, Tyrone and Uniqua are part of a rescue squad, determined to save her. Tasha, on the other hand, is determined to catch a whopper and tries to rebuff their efforts to help.

star 8.35
63 votes
The Quest for the Flying Rock

#9 - The Quest for the Flying Rock

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Feb 21, 2005

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.

star 8.07
67 votes
Monster Detectives

#10 - Monster Detectives

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Oct 31, 2005

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.

star 8.04
98 votes
To The Center of The Earth

#11 - To The Center of The Earth

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 7, 2008

Inventors Pablo and Uniqua travel to the center of the earth in their earth burrowing rocket ship to retrieve Tyrone's lost lucky penny.

star 8.00
91 votes
The Big Dipper Diner

#12 - The Big Dipper Diner

Season 4 - Episode 16 - Aired Apr 1, 2010

Tyrone and Tasha, the space police, have to arrest Blaarg (an evil alien) with the help of Uniqua and Pablo.

star 8.00
88 votes
Cops and Robots

#13 - Cops and Robots

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 21, 2007

Tasha and Pablo are a couple of bad robots who are out to destroy all of the worlds good robots and reprogram them to become bad.

star 7.96
124 votes
Scared of You

#14 - Scared of You

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 23, 2006

Mad Scientist Tasha sends Austin to bring three monsters back to her laboratory. They are looking for Vampire Pablo, Mummy Tyrone, and Werewolf Uniqua.

star 7.96
67 votes
Directors: Mike Shiell
Writers: Rodney Stringfellow
Los Galacticos

#15 - Los Galacticos

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 3, 2010

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.

star 7.93
29 votes
Fly Girl

#16 - Fly Girl

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 1, 2008

Uniqua travels around the world in her bi-plane, giving out singing telegrams to a grumpy pirate (Pablo), a snooty Indian princess (Tasha), and the abominable snowman (Tyrone).

star 7.92
120 votes
Mission to Mars

#17 - Mission to Mars

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 9, 2006

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.

star 7.82
99 votes
Into the Deep

#18 - Into the Deep

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Jun 27, 2007

Pablo and Tyrone are deep sea explorers who are looking for a mermaid to take pictures of. They find two, Tasha and Uniqua, who think they are being invaded and are going to be captured.

star 7.76
120 votes
The Legend of the Volcano Sisters

#19 - The Legend of the Volcano Sisters

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 18, 2006

In order to stop the volcano from ruining their luau, the Luau Brothers (Austin, Pablo and Tyrone) must give the Volcano Sisters (Tasha and Uniqua) a special gift.

star 7.75
122 votes
Directors: Mike Shiell
Writers: Radha Blank
Newsflash

#20 - Newsflash

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired Jan 14, 2008

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.

star 7.75
4 votes
Directors: Mike Shiell
Writers: Janice Burgess
The Heart of the Jungle

#21 - The Heart of the Jungle

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 13, 2004

Tyrone, Pablo and Austin each play Tarzan as they try to help Sherman find his way through the jungle.

star 7.66
192 votes
Catch That Butterfly

#22 - Catch That Butterfly

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired Jan 16, 2008

Professor Pablo is bound and determined to find the rarest specimen, the gilded butterfly. While he is out searching for it, he believes he stumbles upon it, and hires rugged stagecoach drivers Tyrone and Uniqua to help hunt in down in the Old West.

star 7.63
88 votes
Directors: Mike Shiell
Writers: Koyalee Chanda
The Key to the Nile

#23 - The Key to the Nile

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 18, 2004

Princess Tasha and her servants must unlock the waters of the Nile and end Egypt's drought by bringing gifts to the Sphinx.

star 7.62
182 votes
Match on Mt. Olympus

#24 - Match on Mt. Olympus

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Aug 4, 2008

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.

star 7.54
59 votes
Knights Are Brave and Strong

#25 - Knights Are Brave and Strong

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 11, 2004

Queen Tasha sends Uniqua through the misty forest to bring a message to King Austin.

star 7.52
202 votes