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Five high-spirited best friends Uniqua, Austin, Tyrone, Tasha and Pablo, who are animals, use their vivid imaginations to create musical and interactive adventures in their backyard.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
LaShawn Jefferies ...  Uniqua 79 episodes, 2004-2010
Jonah Bobo ...  Austin 78 episodes, 2004-2010
Sean Curley Sean Curley ...  Pablo 78 episodes, 2004-2010
Thomas Sharkey Thomas Sharkey ...  Austin 60 episodes, 2004-2009
Jake Goldberg ...  Pablo 60 episodes, 2006-2010
Jamia Simone Nash ...  Uniqua 59 episodes, 2004-2009
Kristin Klabunde Kristin Klabunde ...  Tasha 45 episodes, 2004-2009
Lizzie Waterworth Lizzie Waterworth ...  Austin (UK) / ... 42 episodes, 2004-2010
Naelee Rae ...  Tasha 40 episodes, 2004-2007
Gianna Bruzzese ...  Tasha 38 episodes, 2007-2010
Jordan Coleman Jordan Coleman ...  Tyrone 36 episodes, 2006-2009
Gabriella Malek Gabriella Malek ...  Tasha 33 episodes, 2007-2010
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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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Release Date:

11 October 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Backyardigans - Die Hinterhofzwerge See more »

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Austin is not present in either of the two Backyardigans pilots. See more »

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Tyrone: *That* certainly is convenient
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Referenced in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.126 (2009) See more »

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Don't know why CBS took this off Saturdays
13 June 2008 | by KUAlum26See all my reviews

I caught this as a part of CBS' Saturday morning line-up while staying with a client where I am a staff member. I watched this for about a year and it,along with "Kenny the Shark",were two of my favorite shows on the slate. A simple show about five friends who gather at any of their backyards(hence the title)to embark on an adventure of their imaginations(Pirate ship on the high seas,space exploration,jungle safari,deep sea diving come to mind),it was replete with simple but curious and bright dialog and musical numbers that was astutely child-like and yet fun.

A neat little show that could probably appeal to kids over the age of five(unlike,say,the repetitively educational "Dora the Explorer"),I'm not exactly sure why CBS returned this to exclusive property of Noggin a bout a year or so ago,but I suppose they have their reasons. Worth a catch wherever you can find it,though you might feel better watching it with kids or,at the very least,the kid-like.


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