The Backyardigans

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The Backyardigans
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Also known asBackyardigans
GenreAdventure
Musical
Created byJanice Burgess
Directed byBill Giggie (Season 1)
Mike Shiell (Season 1–2)
Dave Palmer (Season 3–4)
Voices ofLaShawn Tináh Jefferies
Jake Goldberg
Christopher Grant, Jr.
Gianna Bruzzese
Jonah Bobo
Composer(s)Evan Lurie (score/songs: music)
Douglas Wieselman (songs: music)
McPaul Smith (songs: lyrics) David Mansfield (one episode)
Country of originUnited States
Canada
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons4
No. of episodes80 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)Janice Burgess
Robert Scull
Running time21–23 minutes
Production company(s)Nickelodeon Animation Studio
Nelvana
DistributorNelvana International[1]
FremantleMedia (home video)[2]
Release
Original networkNickelodeon (US)
Treehouse TV (Canada)
Picture format480i (4:3 SDTV) (2004–2009)
1080i (16:9 HDTV) (2009–2010)
Original releaseOctober 11, 2004 (2004-10-11) – May 31, 2010 (2010-05-31)

Backyardigans is a American animated musical TV series created by Janice Burgess aired on Nickelodeon from October 11, 2004 to December 16, 2011 in the United States.

Characters[change | change source]

  • Uniqua, a pink Uniqua (name of the species). Voiced by LaShawn Tináh Jefferies.
  • Pablo, a blue and yellow feathered penguin. Voiced by Zach Tyler Eisen in Season 1, Jake Goldberg in Season 2-4.
  • Tyrone, a red-haired orange moose. Voiced by Reginald Davis, Jr. in Season 1, Jordan Coleman in Seasons 2-3 and Chris Grant, Jr. in Season 4.
  • Tasha, a yellow hippopotamus. Voiced by Naelee Rae in Seasons 1-2 and Gianna Bruzesse in Seasons 3-4.
  • Austin, a purple kangaroo. Voiced by Jonah Bobo.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Nelvana Consumer Products/Distribution". Corus Entertainment. Retrieved 2015-08-10.
  2. "COMING SOON TO BACKYARDS AROUND THE WORLD -- THE BACKYARDIGANS ON DVD FROM FREMANTLE". Diana Pitt. Retrieved 2015-08-10.