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About The Backyardigans

The Backyardigans is a CGI-animated musical-adventure series airing on the Nickelodeon channel family in the United States and on Treehouse TV in Canada. In each episode, the show's five stars - Uniqua the unique creature, Pablo the penguin, Tyrone the moose, Tasha the hippo, and Austin the kangaroo - rely on their vivid imaginations to transform their backyard into a fantastical 3-D landscape, and together they embark on amazing journeys set to different music genres.


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Meet the Characters

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Featured Episode: "Knights Are Brave And Strong"


"Knights Are Brave And Strong" is an episode of The Backyardigans from the first season.


Uniqua the Pink is sent by Queen Tasha to take a message to the Castle of King Austin, who shall make her a knight if she succeeds. Along the way, she meets the Moose of the Mist and The Guardian of the Gate, who join her quest in hopes of becoming knights too.

  • This episode is included on the The Snow Fort DVD.

This episode's gallery is available here.

Featured Character: Sherman


Sherman is a recurring character in The Backyardigans.


Sherman can get scared easily, mainly because many things are larger than him. His fear disappears sometimes when he is happily spending time with his friends. He is very clumsy and seemingly gullible. Though he only speaks gibberish, his friends seem to understand him. He also likes popcorn.


Sherman is mostly a bright yellow color. He has several orange spots. His eyes are white with black pupils. Sherman is shaped like the letter 'S.'


Sherman has appeared in several episodes of The Backyardigans. His first appearance was in "The Heart Of The Jungle," from season one. His last was in "Attack of the 50 Foot Worman," from season four. He made two additional appearances in "Polka Palace Party," from season one, and "What's Bugging You?" from season three.

Featured Role: King Austin

King Austin

King Austin is a royal king played by Austin.


King Austin lives in a large castle on the right side of the Swamp of Stinkiness. He is often sitting on his large throne located in the center of his castle. King Austin stays in close contact with his friend, Queen Tasha. When he was visited by Uniqua the Pink, the Moose of the Mist, and the Guardian Of The Gate, he made all three of them knights.


King Austin is mostly of a purple color. He wears a purple robe, his standard blue pants, and a crown.


Austin has only played as King Austin in one episode of The BackyardigansKnights Are Brave And Strong from season one.

Featured Video: "Knights Are Brave And Strong"

Backyardigans - 9 - Knights Are Brave And Strong24:20

Backyardigans - 9 - Knights Are Brave And Strong

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