Beat Bugs

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  • TV-Y
  • 2016
  • 3 Seasons
  • 7.6  (556)

Beat Bugs is an animated musical series that is set in a backyard and is designed specifically for children. The show features a group of lovable bugs, who explore the world around them and learn important life lessons through the power of music. Each episode is set to a different Beatles song, adding a nostalgic touch for adult viewers.

The show follows five main character bugs: Jay, Kumi, Crick, Buzz, and Walter. Jay is a ladybug who is the natural leader of the group, while Kumi is a beetle who is always willing to lend a helping hand. Crick is a cricket who is known for his brilliant mind, while Buzz is a fruit fly who is always buzzing around and causing mischief. Walter is a worm who is not as adventurous as the others but is still an important part of the group.

The bugs live in a lush backyard filled with colorful flowers, grass, and trees. The backyard is also home to various animals, such as birds, squirrels, and butterflies, who are often seen interacting with the bugs. The show explores the beauty and wonder of nature through the eyes of these tiny creatures.

Each episode revolves around a different Beatles song, which serves as the central theme of the episode. The songs are reimagined and performed by popular artists, such as Eddie Vedder, Pink, and Sia. The show also features original music, composed by Grammy Award-winning artist Daniel Pemberton.

The themes of the episodes range from the importance of friendship and teamwork to dealing with loss and coping with change. The show uses the power of music to convey these messages in a way that is easy for children to understand and relate to. The show's unique format, which combines animation and music, is a refreshing change from traditional children's programming.

The show has been praised for its positive messages and its ability to teach children valuable life lessons through the power of music. It has also been applauded for its diversity, featuring a cast of characters from different backgrounds and ethnicities.

In addition to the show's main storyline, there are also short segments that feature real-life children singing Beatles songs. These segments further showcase the power of music and how it can bring people from all walks of life together.

Overall, Beat Bugs is a charming and heartwarming series that is perfect for children and adults alike. It is a unique blend of animation and music that is sure to entertain and inspire its viewers.

Beat Bugs is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (79 episodes). The series first aired on August 3, 2016.

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The Long and Winding Road
26. The Long and Winding Road
November 9, 2018
Buzz wants to know where memories come from, so she goes on an adventure to try and find some for herself.
Good Morning, Good Morning
25. Good Morning, Good Morning
November 9, 2018
It's back to the farm for Julia's new pet rooster, Feathers -- unless the Beat Bugs can help him fix his faulty crow.
I'll Be on My Way
24. I'll Be on My Way
November 9, 2018
When Granny Bee announces she's returning to the hive, Buzz and the Beat Bugs prepare a special picnic with all of her favorite recipes.
Only a Northern Song
23. Only a Northern Song
November 9, 2018
Everyone's shocked when Buzz invites strange "Northern" bugs to her birthday party -- but she's determined to make new friends.
Baby, You're a Rich Man
22. Baby, You're a Rich Man
November 9, 2018
A worried Walter journeys next door to find out what happened to his old friend, Artie, only to learn that he's living the good life!
From Me to You
21. From Me to You
November 9, 2018
A wounded Buzz feels left out when Walter meets an overeager mosquito named Mo and makes him his new assistant.
Martha My Dear
20. Martha My Dear
November 9, 2018
The Beat Bugs follow the clues to find Uncle Tusk's missing co-star, Martha, when she disappears right before a big show.
Hey Jude
19. Hey Jude
November 9, 2018
When Julia's baby sister, Jude, escapes into the garden, it's up to the Beat Bugs to keep her safe -- and that's a whole lot harder than it sounds!
The Night Before
18. The Night Before
November 9, 2018
The Beat Bugs wake up after a party with no memory of what happened the night before. But never fear! Buzz is on the case.
Come and Get It
17. Come and Get It
November 9, 2018
When winter food supplies dip to dangerously low levels, the Beat Bugs go foraging for more and find a stockpile that doesn't belong to them.
Mother Nature's Son
16. Mother Nature's Son
November 9, 2018
Winter's coming earlier than normal, and Crick's in a panic! But Boris the Bullfrog reminds him that Mother Nature will always provide.
I'm Down
15. I'm Down
November 9, 2018
It's Buzz to the rescue when a world-famous flying ace crash-lands in the garden and needs help getting back in the air.
You Won't See Me
14. You Won't See Me
November 9, 2018
The Beat Bugs are hopping mad when Chameleon, a sneaky salesman, tricks them into buying worthless junk. The trouble is, now they can't find him!
13. Michelle
November 9, 2018
While searching for a missing Kumi, the Beat Bugs find a mysterious French princess who isn't quite what she seems.
Oh! Darling
12. Oh! Darling
November 9, 2018
The Beat Bugs come face to face with a scary-looking spider while they're out hunting for Halloween candy. Good thing he wants to be friends!
I'm Only Sleeping
11. I'm Only Sleeping
November 9, 2018
Crick goes looking for peace and quiet, only to get stuck in a storm. Can he dream up an invention to get himself -- and his friends -- out of danger?
Lady Madonna
10. Lady Madonna
November 9, 2018
The Beat Bugs leave the safety of the garden and embark on a dangerous mission to help a Russian doll find her missing child.
She Came in Through the Bathroom Window
9. She Came in Through the Bathroom Window
November 9, 2018
After Stinkbug's house is destroyed, the Beat Bugs set up a police force to protect the village from a mysterious creature.
8. Revolution
November 9, 2018
Kumi looks for a peaceful way to stop a "whachama-nado" from whipping through the garden again. But Jay is itching to fight back!
Let It Be
7. Let It Be
November 9, 2018
Buzz follows a "lovely light" and meets a beautiful firefly named Mother Mary, who helps the lost Beat Bugs find their way home.
6. Taxman
November 9, 2018
After Bulldog bounds through the village, Cockroach offers to repair the damage. But his help comes with a hefty price tag.
5. Yesterday
November 9, 2018
The Beat Bugs do everything they can to reunite Julia with her favorite teddy bear when she accidentally leaves it in the garden.
Two of Us
4. Two of Us
November 9, 2018
There's too much togetherness when Walter and his sister, Freda, try living under the same roof. But it's even harder to live apart!
All Together Now
3. All Together Now
November 21, 2018
After something mysterious wafts through the garden, the Beat Bugs are "cursed" and can't stop speaking in rhyming verse!
Yellow Submarine/I Call Your Name
2. Yellow Submarine/I Call Your Name
November 16, 2018
Self-conscious Kumi doesn't want anyone to see the book she's been working on. But the secret's out when a breeze blows the pages everywhere!
A Day in the Life
1. A Day in the Life
November 9, 2018
After Jay bonks his head and loses his memory, Lucy and the Beat Bugs work together to try and help him remember who he is.
Beat Bugs: All Together Now
100. Beat Bugs: All Together Now
November 21, 2017
After winning a local talent show, the Beat Bugs journey to compete on "The Bug Factor," a televised singing contest held in faraway Rocket Ship Park.
Where to Watch Beat Bugs
Beat Bugs is available for streaming on the Netflix website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Beat Bugs on demand at Netflix.
  • Premiere Date
    August 3, 2016
  • IMDB Rating
    7.6  (556)