Character Information
Gender: Male
Species: Worman
Friends: Uniqua, Tasha, Austin, Pablo, Tyrone
Relatives: Herman
First Appearance: The Heart of the Jungle

Sherman is a small but shy Worman. Sherman has a brother named Herman. Sherman lives in the heart of the jungle with lots of other Wormans. He enjoys eating popcorn despite the fact that it is almost larger than his mouth opened wide. He is a recurring character in The Backyardigans and appears in four episodes.


Sherman can get scared easily, mainly because many things are larger than him. His fear disappears sometimes when he is happily spending time with his friends. He is very clumsy and seemingly gullible. Though he only speaks gibberish, his friends seem to understand him.


Sherman is mostly a bright yellow color. He has several orange spots. His eyes are white with black pupils. Sherman is shaped like the letter 'S'.


Sherman has appeared in several episodes of The Backyardigans. His first appearance was in The Heart Of The Jungle, from season one. His last was in Attack of the 50 Foot Worman, from season four. He made two minor appearances in Polka Palace Party, from season one and What's Bugging You?, from season three.


  • Though Sherman is a recurring character, only one toy featuring him was released. In most other Nickelodeon TV shows, recurring characters appear on more than one merchandise.
  • Sherman is the only character who is not one of the five main characters that appears in more than one episode.
  • It is revealed in Attack of the 50 Foot Worman that Sherman enjoys eating popcorn.
  • Sherman's name is never mentioned in Attack of the 50 Foot Worman.
  • Sherman did not appear in any episodes from the second season.
  • Tasha has apparently never met Sherman, though she has seen him with many other Wormans.

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