The new half-hour adventure of The Backyardigans however, will premiere on Monday, June 9th at 9:00am (ET/PT).
Leading up to the themed-week of Nick Jr. animation programming, Nick Jr.'s online counterpart -- NickJr.com -- will be gearing up its broadband video service to cater to its browsers every pirate-based needs. Nick Jr. Video, starting the first full-week of June, on June 2nd, 2008, will be streaming clips of the episode "Pirate Camp" of The Backyardigans. According to Nickelodeon, a two-minute sneak peek from "Pirate Camp," and pirate-themed clips from other Nick Jr. shows will be available on wireless carriers.
In "Pirate Camp," Uniqua really wants to be a pirate, so she convinces a fearful Pablo to join her at Camp Walk-A-Planka. Under the tutelage of the great pirate captain Austin, the campers learn about "pirattitude" and dance the scalawag to a Garage Band soundtrack. When Austin is captured by pirate captain Red Boots, a fearsome ghost played by Tasha, it's up to the pirate campers to use their "pirattitude" to help set him free. But can they escape being tickled and turned into ghosts by captain Red Boots?
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