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Gullah Gullah Island is a children's television show that features a Gullah family's daily life. The show features two parents and their children and niece. The family is often visited by Binyah Binyah Polliwog, an opinionated tadpole who is always looking for adventures. The family lives off the coast of South Carolina.

The show is aimed towards preschoolers and features the family going on many adventures and learning about the world around them. One time, the family takes a trip of a shrimping boat to learn about this important job. They learn about how to catch and eat shrimp. Another episode focuses on the family learning how to speak Spanish. The show is teaching children Spanish as well. One episode focuses on a character James writing his own song and teaching viewers how to write music and poetry as well.

Ron and Natalie are a real-life married couple who play the parents on the show. They spend a lot of time teaching their on-screen children about various topics with the goal of teaching viewers as well. One episode is all about learning about energy and how to be environmentally smart. Another episode focuses on the children learning about different careers and what people do when they go to work. The show also features guest stars to help the children learn lessons. Pro basketball player Dennis Scott comes in to teach everyone about the importance of practicing a sport in order to become better at it.

Much of the drama comes from Binyah Binyah Polliwog. Binyah Binyah is always getting into trouble and sometimes the children get mad at him because he breaks things and steals cookies. Ron and Natalie use this time to teach children about sharing and forgiveness especially because Binyah Binyah doesn't know any better. Of course, Ron and Natalie take time to teach Binyah Binyah lessons as well. One episode is devoted to the little tadpole learned all about manners and how to treat people kindly.

Gullah Gullah Island is a series that is currently running and has 5 seasons (73 episodes). The series first aired on October 25, 1994.

Where do I stream Gullah Gullah Island online? Gullah Gullah Island is available for streaming on Nick Jr., both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Gullah Gullah Island on demand at Paramount+, Amazon Prime, Amazon, Microsoft Movies & TV, Apple TV online.

Nick Jr.
5 Seasons, 73 Episodes
October 25, 1994
Kids & Family
7.4/10
Cast: Vanessa Baden, Ronald Daise, Natalie Daise
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Gullah Gullah Island Full Episode Guide

  • Shaina receives her first pair of tap shoes and Binyah Binyah is excited to see that you can make music with your feet.

  • It's a polliwogulous day on Gullah Gullah Island when the whole family gets together with friends and neighbors to celebrate great polliwogs through history.

  • A lightening storm hits Gullah Gullah Island and Vanessa's scared. Everyone in the family tries to find a different ways to help her deal with her fear.

  • The Alstons are having a sleepover which looks like it's going to be a lot of fun -- until the boys claim the living room. The girls carefully plot how to get the room back and it's up to Ron to negotiate a solution.

  • Shaina is disappointed to learn that she and Simeon are too small to ride their bikes to the library with James and Vanessa. Yet Shaina also finds out she's big enough to do un-fun things like clean up her room.

  • Shaina, who is suffering from a Christmas cold, falls asleep dreaming of a trip to the North Pole to visit Santa. She and Binyah Binyah then decide to journey to the north pole.

  • Binyah Binyah wants to play, but the Alstons are too busy getting out the door to start their morning. Binyah Binyah wishes he could go to school like James and Vanessa. Natalie suggests he play pretend school instead.

  • It's "Tickle My Funnybone Day" on Gullah Gullah Island -- a day when everyone tells jokes, wears funny costumes, eats gross food, and otherwise tries to make each other laugh.

  • On the hottest day of the year, everyone tries to find the best way to stay cool. All fixes are temporary until a cooling rain proves to be the best solution of all.

  • It's a celebration of friendships new and old, as James introduces his new friend, Miguel, to his family. The two boys make discoveries about each other's cultures and interests as well as share their love of soccer.

  • The kids are getting ready for a neighborhood pet show. After a dog mix-up, all the animals win blue ribbons including James' turtle, Shaina's goldfish, Vanessa's rabbit, and a complete menagerie of mice, guinea pigs, and dogs.

  • Shaina idolizes Vanessa and wants to do everything her older cousin does. Vanessa plays along -- until she has the opportunity to be in the "G- Funk Band" with James, Armando, and the cute new neighbor, JC.

  • James is having trouble getting his magic tricks to work.

  • It's Ron and Natalie's wedding anniversary! To celebrate, the kids and Grandma Pixee are planning a fancy dinner. Binyah Binyah wants to attend but doesn't yet have the social skills to hold his own at a fancy dinner party.

  • It's turtle hatching season and Ranger Mike has enlisted the Alstons to help the baby turtles find their way safely down the beach to the ocean.

  • Binyah Binyah joins the Alstons for Shaina's first campout. Shaina's worried about living in the great outdoors, but when Ron, Natalie, and James show her the "Campout Boogie," she begins to relax.

  • As Ron and Abuelo coach and Natalie cheers from the sidelines, Shaina and Binyah Binyah play for the Gullah Gullah Island baseball team. Shaina and Binya Binya learn that working as a team is more important than winning.

  • Saturday doesn't go as James planned.

  • Today is Simeon's day -- he gets to do whatever he wants, wear what he wants to wear, and go wherever he wants. After hot dogs for breakfast, Simeon and Natalie take Binyah Binyah to play group for some fun with his friends.

  • Binyah Binyah wants to play, but the Binyah Goes to School: Alstons are too busy getting out the door to start their morning. Binyah Binyah wishes he could go to school like James and Vanessa. Natalie suggests he play pretend school instead.

  • James had special plans for each member of the Alston family, but they don't go as he expected when someone messes with his map.