The Best Episodes of The Backyardigans

Last Updated: Oct 27, 2018

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

Breakout

#1 - Breakout

Season 4 - Episode 3

Uniqua and Tasha are princesses who plan to break out of a huge tower. But can they do it without setting off the bobby traps made by castle guards Pablo and Tyrone?

star 9.00
3 votes
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 Robin Hood The Clean

#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.

star 8.67
6 votes
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The Key to the Nile

#3 - The Key to the Nile

Season 1 - Episode 7

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

star 8.39
18 votes
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The Action Elves Save Christmas Eve

#4 - The Action Elves Save Christmas Eve

Season 4 - Episode 5

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 8.25
4 votes
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Tale of the Mighty Knights

#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.

star 8.22
9 votes
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The Quest for the Flying Rock

#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.

star 8.09
11 votes
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Mission to Mars

#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.

star 8.01
15 votes
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Attack of the Fifty-Foot Worman

#8 - 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!

star 8.00
3 votes
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Monster Detectives

#9 - 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.

star 8.00
15 votes
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Los Galacticos

#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.

star 8.00
1 votes
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It's Great to Be a Ghost

#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.

star 7.89
18 votes
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Who Goes There?

#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.

star 7.86
7 votes
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A Giant Problem

#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.

star 7.80
5 votes
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To The Center of The Earth

#14 - To The Center of The Earth

Season 3 - Episode 3

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 7.78
9 votes
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Race Around the World

#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?

star 7.78
9 votes
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Into the Deep

#16 - Into the Deep

Season 2 - Episode 14

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 7.72
10 votes
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Chichen-Itza Pizza

#17 - Chichen-Itza Pizza

Season 3 - Episode 8

Uniqua and Tasha are Mayan pizza delivery girls, who set out on a mission across the pyramids of water, earth, and wind so they can deliver Tyrone the King a fresh hot pizza pie.

star 7.71
7 votes
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Newsflash

#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.

star 7.67
3 votes
Directors: Mike Shiell
Writers: Janice Burgess
The Big Dipper Diner

#19 - The Big Dipper Diner

Season 4 - Episode 16

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

star 7.67
6 votes
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Cops and Robots

#20 - Cops and Robots

Season 2 - Episode 11

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 7.64
14 votes
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Swamp Creature

#21 - Swamp Creature

Season 2 - Episode 5

Uniqua and Pablo are Swamp Tour Guides who promise to show tourists Austin and Tasha the Swamp Creature. Little do they know there is a real Swamp Creature, Tyrone.

star 7.62
13 votes
Directors: Mike Shiell
Writers: Koyalee Chanda
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Scared of You

#22 - Scared of You

Season 2 - Episode 6

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 7.55
11 votes
Directors: Mike Shiell
Writers: Rodney Stringfellow
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Catch That Train

#23 - Catch That Train

Season 4 - Episode 1

Ragtime music plays as Engineer Uniqua runs to catch the runaway Imperial train, when it leaves the station with no one driving and the Tsar of Russia (Tyrone) sleeping inside!

star 7.50
4 votes
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Super Team Awesome!

#24 - Super Team Awesome!

Season 4 - Episode 15

Tyrone is a tour guide for the world's only lava geyser.

star 7.50
4 votes
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Match on Mt. Olympus

#25 - 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.

star 7.50
4 votes
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