List of Murray & The Backyard Kangaroo episodes and videos (1989-1991/1999-2002) Edit

Murray & The Backyard Kangaroo is a animated children's television series based on the characters from the Murray & The Backyard Kangaroo book series. In some cases, the episodes are based on stories by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera. The videos have won awards including for best children's animation. The series aired on Boomerang in the United States. The show was released on both VHS and DVD by Gree City Entertainment and Lyrick Studios.

Summary Edit

the series follows Murray & The Backyard Kangaroo as he goes on many fun and exciting adventures with his friends, Benny, Stephen, Maddie, Hogan, Kayla, Larry, Dennis, Rolo, Taneira,

Characters and Voice Cast Edit

  • Murray the Kangaroo (voiced by Bill Farmer and Martin Clunes)
  • Benny the Kangaroo (voiced by John Fiedler and Kel Mitchell)
  • Stephen the Cat (voiced by Bill Fagerbakke)
  • Maddie the Porcupine (voiced by Nancy Cartwright and Bryn McAuley)
  • Hogan the Donkey (voiced by Gabriel Damon and Harrison Chad)
  • Kayla the Mouse (voiced by Tress MacNeille)
  • Larry the Owl (voiced by Dana Hill and Maria Durling)
  • Dennis the Owl (voiced by Chris Lang)
  • Rolo the Mouse (voiced by Edan Gross and Bryn McAuley)
  • Taneira the Elephant (voiced by Tress MacNeille and Finty Williams)

Episodes Edit

Main article: List of Murray and the Backyard Kangaroo episodes



First Airdate

Last Airdate



July 4, 1989

January 11, 1991



November 12, 1999

November 17, 2000



November 24, 2000

March 8, 2002

US VHS and DVD Releases Edit

  1. The Yankee Doodle Porcupine & Let's Play Outside (April 1998)
  2. Splish! Splash! & Happy-Go-Kitty (October 1998)
  3. Hogan's Saves the Day (April 2001)
  4. Up a Tree (September 2001)
  5. Murray's Egg Hunt (January 2002)
  6. The Little Birdy House (August 2002)
  7. Hoot, Hoot (March 2003)
  8. Merry Christmas the Runaway Kangaroo (October 2003)
  9. Peek-a-Boo (February 2004)
  10. Pussycat Playtime (August 2004)