History WesternAnimation / TheBackyardigans

5th Oct '17 6:06:48 PM NyxShadowhawk
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Most episodes feature typical fantasy scenarios -- cowboys, superheroes, pirates, explorers -- but some are more sophisticated, and in later seasons especially several are full-on parodies of adult action-adventure: ''Film/JamesBond'', ''Franchise/StarTrek'', ''Franchise/IndianaJones'', ''Franchise/Ghostbusters'', etc. Further [[MrImagination blurring the line between reality and imagination]], the setting they create doesn't always stay within their control. Characters who weren't seen initiating the fantasy frequently show up within it, occasionally operating completely unbeknownst to the others, and the different plotlines collide in unexpected ways. The only consistent requirement is that a story contain no more than five characters, since no other speaking parts appear (excepting a couple one-offs in specials).

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Most episodes feature typical fantasy scenarios -- cowboys, superheroes, pirates, explorers -- but some are more sophisticated, and in later seasons especially several are full-on parodies of adult action-adventure: ''Film/JamesBond'', ''Franchise/StarTrek'', ''Franchise/IndianaJones'', ''Franchise/Ghostbusters'', ''Franchise/GhostBusters'', etc. Further [[MrImagination blurring the line between reality and imagination]], the setting they create doesn't always stay within their control. Characters who weren't seen initiating the fantasy frequently show up within it, occasionally operating completely unbeknownst to the others, and the different plotlines collide in unexpected ways. The only consistent requirement is that a story contain no more than five characters, since no other speaking parts appear (excepting a couple one-offs in specials).
5th Oct '17 6:05:55 PM NyxShadowhawk
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Most episodes feature typical fantasy scenarios -- cowboys, superheroes, pirates, explorers -- but some are more sophisticated, and in later seasons especially several are full-on parodies of adult action-adventure: ''Film/JamesBond'', ''Franchise/StarTrek'', ''Franchise/IndianaJones'' etc. Further [[MrImagination blurring the line between reality and imagination]], the setting they create doesn't always stay within their control. Characters who weren't seen initiating the fantasy frequently show up within it, occasionally operating completely unbeknownst to the others, and the different plotlines collide in unexpected ways. The only consistent requirement is that a story contain no more than five characters, since no other speaking parts appear (excepting a couple one-offs in specials).

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Most episodes feature typical fantasy scenarios -- cowboys, superheroes, pirates, explorers -- but some are more sophisticated, and in later seasons especially several are full-on parodies of adult action-adventure: ''Film/JamesBond'', ''Franchise/StarTrek'', ''Franchise/IndianaJones'' ''Franchise/IndianaJones'', ''Franchise/Ghostbusters'', etc. Further [[MrImagination blurring the line between reality and imagination]], the setting they create doesn't always stay within their control. Characters who weren't seen initiating the fantasy frequently show up within it, occasionally operating completely unbeknownst to the others, and the different plotlines collide in unexpected ways. The only consistent requirement is that a story contain no more than five characters, since no other speaking parts appear (excepting a couple one-offs in specials).
8th Sep '17 5:54:42 PM JMQwilleran
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-->''Who is the girl who never plays nice... and wishes that all rubber duckies would sink? Who interrupts people and never thinks twice? / Me! I'm the Lady in Pink! / Lady in Pink, Lady in Pink! / She does terrible things! / Even worse than you think!''
16th Aug '17 4:29:16 PM tyrekecorrea
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* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: "Scared of You" takes advantage of the musical genre in play by having Pablo put on a Cab Calloway impression.
26th Jul '17 12:37:13 PM fruitstripegum
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26th Jul '17 12:35:07 PM fruitstripegum
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* SpookyPainting: Spoofed with Pablo in "It's Great to be a Ghost".
* StealthPun: Austin and Rover (namechecking the Austin Rover car) in "Mission to Mars", and the fact that purple Austin starts out as a ShrinkingViolet.



* SpookyPainting: Spoofed with Pablo in "It's Great to be a Ghost".
* StealthPun: Austin and Rover (namechecking the Austin Rover car) in "Mission to Mars", and the fact that purple Austin starts out as a ShrinkingViolet.
26th Jul '17 12:33:30 PM fruitstripegum
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* ShownTheirWork: You can tell that the "Caveman's Best Friend" episode takes place in the Triassic period because of the tar puddles and the fern plants.


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* ShownTheirWork: You can tell that the "Caveman's Best Friend" episode takes place in the Triassic period because of the tar puddles and the fern plants.
26th Jul '17 12:32:13 PM fruitstripegum
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* RecordNeedleScratch: In "Blazing Paddles". The exciting background music suddenly screeches to a halt when Pablo asks "Uh...when is high noon?".



* RecordNeedleScratch: In "Blazing Paddles". The exciting background music suddenly screeches to a halt when Pablo asks "Uh...when is high noon?".
26th Jul '17 12:30:44 PM fruitstripegum
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* PantslessMalesFullyDressedFemales: Tyrone and Pablo don't always wear pants, although Austin always does. Uniqua and Tasha are also fully dressed.



* PantslessMalesFullyDressedFemales: Tyrone and Pablo don't always wear pants, although Austin always does. Uniqua and Tasha are also fully dressed.
26th Jul '17 12:28:16 PM fruitstripegum
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* OutOfOrder: No two networks seem able to agree to an episode sequence. In the US, Nick Jr. used "Knights are Brave and Strong" as the premiere. Sometimes, episodes will be pushed back and worked into a theme. For instance, "Match on Mt. Olympus" was held back in America, and aired during the 2008 Olympics. This does not mess up any of the aforementioned {{Call Back}}s, though.

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* OutOfOrder: No two networks seem able to agree to an episode sequence. In the US, Nick Jr. used "Knights are Brave and Strong" as the premiere. Sometimes, episodes will be pushed back and worked into a theme. For instance, "Match on Mt. Olympus" was held back in America, and aired during the 2008 Olympics. This does not mess up any of the aforementioned {{Call Back}}s, though.
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