Judge David Johnson likes the grittier, edgier Prisonyardigans.
Our reviews of The Backyardigans: Cave Party (published March 7th, 2006), The Backyardigans: High Flying Adventures! (published May 28th, 2008), The Backyardigans: It's Great To Be A Ghost (published May 10th, 2006), The Backyardigans: Mighty Match-Up! (published August 20th, 2008), The Backyardigans: Operation Elephant Drop (published July 18th, 2010), The Backyardigans: Surf's Up! (published May 30th, 2006), and The Backyardigans: The Snow Fort (published January 10th, 2006) are also available.
One of Nickelodeon's signature series, The Backyardigans sports a group of painfully adorable computer generated animal characters (and one horrifying genetic abomination) going on adventures fueled by their imagination and engaging in epic musical numbers.
Four episodes on this Yule-theme disc:
• "The Action Elves Save Christmas Eve"
• "Pablor and the Acorns"
• "The Big Dipper Diner"
• "The Amazing Splashinis"
And there's your episode selection. There's only one Christmas themed episode and the remainder of the installments are just random offerings, but this is still a great little show, packed with charm and attractive animation and surprisingly catchy songs.
The DVD: full frame, stereo, a "Matching Gift" game and a music video.
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