Follows five high-spirited young friends - Uniqua, Pablo, Tyrone, Tasha and Austin - who rely on their vivid imaginations to embark on amazing, epic adventures. In every episode, the ... See full summary »

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 Uniqua (79 episodes, 2004-2010)
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 Austin (78 episodes, 2004-2010)
Sean Curley ...
 Pablo (78 episodes, 2004-2010)
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 Uniqua (59 episodes, 2004-2009)
Thomas Sharkey ...
 Austin (59 episodes, 2004-2009)
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 Pablo (58 episodes, 2006-2010)
Kristin Klabunde ...
 Tasha (45 episodes, 2004-2009)
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 Tasha (40 episodes, 2004-2008)
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 Tasha (37 episodes, 2008-2010)
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 Tyrone (35 episodes, 2006-2009)
Gabriella Malek ...
 Tasha (33 episodes, 2008-2010)
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Follows five high-spirited young friends - Uniqua, Pablo, Tyrone, Tasha and Austin - who rely on their vivid imaginations to embark on amazing, epic adventures. 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 and cutting-edge 3D dance choreography propel the stories forward. Written by volunteer

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Uniqua is the only character that appears in every episode. See more »

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The greatest of the new cartoons...
10 July 2005 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

My three-year-old niece absolutely LOVES The Backyardigans... and so do I!! It stars 5 adorable animal friends: Uniqua, a spunky bug of some sort; Austin, a shy kangaroo; Tyrone, a laid-back moose; Pablo, a nervous penguin; and Tasha, a feisty hippopotamus. Their adventures take them anywhere from a haunted house to the heart of the jungle.

Children learn the value of imagination, creativity, and music throughout each episode, which has a different theme, both musically and plot-based. From reggae to jazz, children sample music from all genres, and let me just say that the tunes are REALLY catchy.

If you've got a child in your life, be it yours or someone else's, introduce them to this show. Chances are, you'll like it too. :o)


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