Wednesday, April 11, 2007

DVD Review - Volcano Sisters

This is the second Backyardigans DVD from the second season! As usual, the DVD has four episodes and a few extras, although the extras were disappointing this time around. There are two extras, but only one is related to the Backyardigans. The other is simply an ad for the Wonder Pets DVD coming out soon. Not bad, I guess, if you're a Wonder Pets fan, but not what I was hoping for.

  • The Legend of the Volcano Sisters - This episode has all the kids, with Uniqua and Tasha as the angry Volcano Sisters who threaten to wreak havoc if they don't get what they want. Music: Tarantella
  • The Swamp Creature - Uniqua and Pablo try to share their love of the swamp with reluctant tourists Tasha and Austin. Music: 50's/60's Guitar Instrumental
  • Horsing Around - The Tortoise and the Hare, with Pablo (the world's fastest jockey) and Uniqua (the world's best rodeo stunt rider) as the rabbits who don't take slow and steady Tyrone seriously. Music: Klezmer
  • Special Delivery - Mailman Tyrone loses his mailbag, which contains the Valentine cards the kids have sent each other. Tasha, Pablo and Uniqua are good to the bone bikers, who help Tyrone get the bag back so that the cards can be delivered. Music: NorteƱo
The Backyardigans extra is a dance=along lesson from Uniqua in how to do the tango from Secret Agent. (A lot of fun!) And, then, there's the aforementioned sneak preview of the Wonder Pets DVD, featuring the three heroes singing as they get ready to go rescue a baby blowfish.

A fun DVD and worth adding to your collection.

1 comment:

  1. Don't you love how all of the music in The Backyardigans is related to something else?! My mom told me that when she heard me listening to Buffalo Girls and Boys(Riding the Range). She said that there was an older song like that one. I heard it in a movie one time, but thats it. It was an old Christmas movie, where this guy was going to kill himself, but an angel stopped him. Have you seen it? Anyways, back to what I was saying about my mom knowing the song.It was actually kind of weird, because she knew the next words in the song! (she has never seen The Backyardigans)Oh, and the Horsing Around episode was a lot like The Tortoise and the Hare. That was what I was thinking when I saw it at least. The episode was actually pretty funny, with Pablo and Uniqua arguing and competing the whole time. It reminded me of when I was little arguing with my brother and competing over my mom's attention. Oh, and I almost forgot, I'm a teenager. You probably could tell from my writing, but I just wanted to make sure!