The Backyardigans is a CGI-animated television series created by Janice Burgess. It aired from October 11, 2004 to July 12, 2013.
The series was written and produced at Nickelodeon's studios in the United States. Animation was handled by Nelvana and Guru Studio in Canada.
The first 75 episodes were aired on the main Nickelodeon network. The last five episodes of season four premiered exclusively on the Nick Jr. channel in July 2013.
Uniqua, Pablo, Tyrone, Tasha and Austin are five adventurous friends who embark on imaginary journeys in their shared backyard.
The series focuses on five animal friends. Uniqua, based on the creator Janice Burgess, is the main character and only Backyardigan to appear in every episode. Her four friends are Pablo, Tyrone, Tasha and Austin.
Four seasons of the series, consisting of eighty episodes, were produced.