Beat Bugs is a new, original Netflix series from creator, writer and director Josh Wakely, brought to life through 3-D animation and the music of the Beatles. “It’s the greatest music catalogue of all time, and I knew they had messages of hope, love, community and peace,” Wakely says. “I thought ‘All You Need is Love’ is a great message to bring to children.” 

Beat Bugs features original characters living in an overgrown backyard, learning lessons and going on adventures, with a Beatles song tied to the theme of each episode. You can watch season 1 of Beat Bugs on Netflix now and season 2 comes out Nov. 18. Read more about Beat Bugs, and check out some fun products below.

 

Beat Bugs Best of Seasons 1 and 2

 

Republic Records: Beat Bugs: Best of Seasons 1 & 2 Soundtrack

The 'Best Of' soundtrack includes all 16 featured-artist tracks, such as P!nk, Sia, Eddie Vedder, Rod Stewart and Jennifer Hudson, as well as the show’s theme “All You Need Is Love” and four additional tracks recorded by the Beat Bugs cast. 

Toys To Life 6 inch Figures with Tablet

Ultimate Source: Magical Mystery Tour Toys: Figures and Plush 
Toys magically come to life when they interact with the TV show. Six-inch posable figures: A collection of extremely detailed action figures that magically sing along with the music in the show made famous by the Beatles. Each figure is articulated with sounds, lights and an animated mouth. Kids will think it's magic!

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Harper Collins: Early Reader Books and Storybooks
Harper Collins is creating a collection of 10 storybooks and early reader books releasing in 2017 that are based on Beat Bugs, inspired by songs made famous by the Beatles.

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Global Design Concepts (GDC): Backpack and Lunchkits
GDC is developing an interactive collection of backpacks and lunch kits featuring the lovable Beat Bugs, as well as lyrics and songs from the hit TV show. Kids will be able sing along with the characters as they head to school!

3 inch Poseable Figures

Ultimate Source: 3" Poseable Figures
A collection of highly detailed, 3” scale action figures that have articulated arms, head and waist. Kids can collect all five of the main Beat Bugs characters: Crick, Buzz, Walter, Kumi and Jay.

Toys to Life 12 inch Plush with tablet
Ultimate Source: Walter Plush
Twelve-inch scale Walter Toys-to-Life plush with light-up cheeks, magically sings along with the Beatles music in the Beat Bugs show. Also, squeeze Walter’s hand to play three more songs.

Yellow Submarine playset

Ultimate Source: Yellow Submarine Playset
Push along vehicle plays Yellow Submarine music and has strobing lights inside. Propeller spins as it rolls. Fits six 3” Beat Bugs characters inside. Comes with exclusive 3” poseable figure.

 

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