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When it comes to animated TV series, Back at the Barnyard is a comedic gem! Based on the popular movie Barnyard, this hysterical show focuses on the mischievous behavior of Farmer Buyer's livestock when no one is looking. Led by Otis, a happy-go-lucky cow who inherited his commanding position after the death of his father, this diverse group of animals will go to great lengths to add a bit of fun to their dull existence.

From building amusement parks to wild parties, making movies to treasure hunts, Otis, Abby, Pig, Freddy, Peck, Duke and friends are consistently creating havoc-ridden adventures which they try hard to keep secret from the surrounding human inhabitants. Despite their efforts, Mrs. Beady, a neighbor of the farm, has caught slight glimpses of their antics and consistently tries to expose the animals actions in order to prove to others that they are not your ordinary farm creatures. To prevent her success, the barnyard brood regularly does things to get under her skin and trip up her plans.

Filled with an abundance of pop-culture comedy, this cartoon is not only enjoyable for children but also is side splitting for parents as well. The characters in this animated comedy are so colorful and unique that they significantly increase the magnitude of the hilarity. Freddy a funny, feeble-minded ferret suffers from multiple personalities as well as paranoid delusions and is consistently trying to resist his carnivorous urges to eat his best friend Peck (a rooster). Abby, a boyish yet beautiful, bottle-blonde cow, holds affection for Otis and is athletic, competitive, stubborn, and a bit pushy at times. She even displays traits of a personality disorder, which adds to the comical spontaneity. A dimwitted sheep dog named Duke is another favorite. He seeks authority at every turn, yet is constantly is being outsmarted by the sheep he is entrusted to heard.

No matter how you look at it, this show packs laughable content at every turn and keeps audiences of all ages contently intrigued. From superhero ambitions to sabotaging news casts, Otis and his friends will stop at nothing to have a good time; and you can be sure that you'll also have a good time enjoying their comedic tomfoolery.

Back at the Barnyard is a Animation & Cartoon, Kids & Family series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (52 episodes). The series first aired on September 29, 2007. It has moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.6.

Back at the Barnyard is available for streaming on the Nickelodeon website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Back at the Barnyard on demand at Amazon, Microsoft Movies & TV, iTunes online.

2 Seasons, 52 Episodes
September 29, 2007
Animation & Cartoon, Kids & Family
Cast: Wayne Allwine, 5278, 4868, Tony Anselmo, 4975
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Back at the Barnyard Full Episode Guide

  • Otis' fake-alien story backfires when it lures real aliens to the farm, so Otis tries to get rid of them by observing where they're vulnerable.

  • Dr. Filly, self-help author, comes to help Freddy and Peck. His method of everyone reversing roles causes mayhem.

  • Pig's mole subjects (from when he was Emperor of the Mole People for 45 minutes) are requesting his return to reign as Emperor and defend them from Eric the Terrible, a verbally abusive worm.

  • The animals awaken to find that a leprechaun has stolen the Farmer's entire St. Patrick's Day potato crop! As they try to catch the Irish stereotype, the leprechaun uses his magic and turns the animals into shamrocks!

  • After bumping his head during a freak ski accident, Otis is mistaken for a prehistoric cave cow and taken to a lab for research. Although enjoying all the attention and snacks, Otis hates that the scientist wants to dissect his brain.

  • The Canadian crows plan to get the animals to abandon the farm by forging a treasure map to entice the animals to leave the farm in search of the fortune.

  • When a beautiful she-donkey takes an interest in Pip, Bessy suspects ulterior motives and follows them on their dates, causing the other animals to accuse her of being jealous./An evil scientist threatens to mass-market the animals' adorable mini-clones as pets!

  • While shooting his new music video, Bigfoot is caught in an avalanche atop Mt. Avalanche. Refusing to give up on his friend, Otis leads an expedition to save him./Otis finally pushes Mrs. Beady over the edge, causing her and Mr. Beady to move to a cabin in the woods.

  • When Mr. Beady's mother, Mother Beady, shows up for an unexpected visit, Mrs. Beady feels unwanted and decides to stay with a friend until Mother Beady leaves. Mrs. Beady soon realizes that she doesn't have any friends and makes a truce with the animals so she can stay with them./Otis's ex-best friend, Eddie the Catfish, stops by for a visit.

  • When Peck is pummeled to bits at the Science Fair by one of the kid animals' projects, the animals make him bionic. Everyone loves the new robot Peck until Otis cooks a frozen pizza in him, causing him to go haywire and wreak havoc in town. Otis turns himself into a robot to battle Peck.Duke learns out that his kid sister, Stamps, has become engaged to his arch-enemy Baxter!

  • When Otis spots a brand new ZBox 360 in the prize booth, he charges the animals with collecting the 10,000 tickets to win it for the barnyard.When the Farmer falls in love with a rodeo queen, Otis slaps on some horns, tosses the farmer on his back and rides around so she thinks the Farmer's a rodeo stud and invites the Farmer to ride in her rodeo.

  • The animals decide to follow Bessy to see where she always goes after she insults them and walks away, and the clues point to her being an international art thief!

  • Otis convinces his college buddies Donner and Blitzen to stop by the barnyard on Christmas Eve night. During the visit, Otis accidentally gives Santa a cup belonging to the sick Freddy. Santa gets Ferret Fever and can??'t finish his rounds. Otis and the animals vow to make toys and deliver them by midnight to save Christmas!

  • When Otis accidently murders Pig?s imaginary friend, Mr. Wiggleplix, Otis is forced to pretend to be Mr. Wiggleplix to keep Pig from falling into a deep depression. The plan goes well?until the real Mr. Wiggleplix shows up.Otis and his friends are mistaken for jewel thieves who wear animal masks and are put in a chain gang.

  • In a bid to collect the most Halloween candy and win a prize, Otis tops off the animals' trick-or-treat candy with a handful of candy from a hallowed-out that legend says belongs to Hockey Mask Bob and reclaim their candy. As the animals enjoy their Halloween spoils back at the barn, the real Hockey Mask Bob shows up and starts kidnapping them one by one!

  • To prevent the farm from being razed to build a lawn-dart stadium, the animals claim the farm as a protected habitat and disguise Freddy as a spotted three-toed ferret. But Freddy wants out when a female spotted three-toed ferret shows up, ready for companionship.While pretending to be the team mascot for the Cows, Otis accidentally injures the football players.

  • The animals liberate a show whale named Schmoozy from a low-rent water park, but the playful Schmoozy swallows the animals one by one in what he thinks is a gameDisguised as the Dog Whisperer, Otis convinces the farmer to get Duke a doggie playmate. The Farmer adopts Baxter ? Duke?s arch-enemy.

  • Otis is knocked on the head by a sarcophagus and wakes up believing he?s King Cudenhotep IV. The animals need find a way to knock some sense back into Otis before the farmer returns and sees the Sphinx he?s built.The animals find an old safe in the barn that used to belong to Everett the dog?s onetime owner, famed adventurer Nebraska Schwartz.

  • Peck is going to be cooked by TV Chef Big Bones Mignon, so Otis disguises himself as a TV chef and challenges him to a Chef-Off to free his friend.The animals mistakenly concoct a super-glue and do an infomercial to sell it. The glue sells out right before the animals realize it explodes after two hours. The animals have to recall all their glue before the county blows up.

  • While on a camping trip, Otis is spooked by Pip's campfire story about the Piney Woods Witch. The others mock him mercilessly until she actually appears.The animals buy a discount home security system, but when they try to dismantle it for being too strict, it decides they're the threat and turns against them.

  • In order to get out of doing chores, Otis decides to order a clone of himself to do the grunt work for him.

  • Pig writes a love letter to his favorite pastry treat, Flaky Tarts, but Otis finds it and thinks Abby wrote it to him.

  • When Otis accidentally blows up the barn, they audition for Bling My Barn, a home improvement show that fixes up barns for deserving families ? and win the blinging thanks to Pig dressing up as an adorable pink baby.

  • Abby is excited that her cousin Veronica is coming to the barnyard for a visit, but it turns out Veronica has turned from a lovable tomboy into a manipulative bombshell, bent on using Abby?s friends to get what she wants.

  • When Otis unlocks Wild Mike for an impromptu party, Wild Mike accidentally dances off the farm and ends up being captured by the producers of "American Barnstand" to energize the dancers.

  • When Duke is taken to the vet, a beagle switches their charts, paints himself to look like Duke and goes to live at the barnyard...and the animals can't tell the difference.

  • When Pig starts acting crazily to his barnyard friends, he explains that the behavior is caused by his hormonal need to return to his spawning grounds and marry. The animals accompany him to his birthplace and meet his bride.

  • When Mrs. Beady decides to run for Mayor, Otis realizes he has to run against her or face her anti-talking animals policies.

  • The horticultural mad scientist, Professor Twiny Vines, teams up with Mrs. Beady to turn the townspeople against Cowman and Ratboy and create chaos with a giant corn monster.

  • The animals go Bigfoot hunting, but Abby finds on capturing him that he's harmless and deserves to be sheltered from humans at the barnyard.

  • Otis gets a letter from his childhood bully saying he's "coming" for him. Otis freaks remembering all the beat-downs at his bully's hands. With the help of his friends, Otis decides to confront the bully.

  • When the animals overhear Pig singing to his pet skunk in a beautiful tenor voice, they enter him on "Do You Gots It?", a popular singing competition.

  • After Otis accidentally destroys Pip's mouse hole, Pip tries moving in with other members of the barnyard, all ending badly. Concluding that the other animals have grown sick of him, he runs away to live in a bee hive.

  • Otis and the gang become overnight pop sensations when Pip broadcasts a performance of a song they wrote and performed at the Saloon on the spur of the moment. Peck quits in disgust over the band members' egos.

  • After accidentally injuring an entire troupe of circus performers, Otis enlists his friends into replacing them so the show can go on. But Abby refuses to do her signature Triple Flipperoo.

  • It's Moose Appreciation Week, so Otis disguises himself as a moose to get in on the freebees and handouts. Unfortunately, by the time gets his costume together, it's the next day -- the official start of Moose Hunting Season.

  • Mrs. Beady videotapes the animals walking and talking and is going to air her footage on live TV! Otis and the crew pirate the TV signal and broadcast their own show to bide time while they try to steal back the evidence.

  • When the barn's 50-year-old safety film melts in the projector, Otis vows to make a new one and become a famous movie director in the process. His blind ambition causes his barnyard cast to get injured so often that they quit!

  • The animals stage a Barnyard Olympics, with Otis letting Abby the cow compete out of the kindness of his heart. She whips him in event after event.

  • The animals accidentally get Mrs. Beady committed to a mental institution, which makes Otis happy until he hears what happens to people in those places. He vows to spring her, but when they're seen, she starts going crazy!

  • When Otis sees that humans love Pig's truffle pies as much as they do, he convinces the animals to open a theme restaurant in which they pretend they're humans in animal costumes.

  • Otis and Pip form a superhero duo, but their heroic antics annoy everyone in the barnyard. Otis and Pip sulk by a road when they save the Pizza Twins from falling off a cliff.