The titular bugs are Jay, Kumi, Crick, Buzz and Walter. They are best friends who band together to explore and learn in an overgrown suburban backyard, which to them is their entire universe. The incorporates songs from the Lennon/McCartney ‘Northern Songs’ catalogue sung by some of the most popular musicians from today. The 48-minute special will see the bugs venture outside the backyard to attend a prestigious talent show. It is set to debut on Netflix on Nov. 21.
In addition to “Here Comes the Sun,” other tracks that are covered in the special include “I Want to Hold Your Hand,” “All Together Now,” and “Ticket to Ride.” The special will also feature a new character called The Queen Bee, pictured above.
Series creator Josh Wakely’s production company, Grace: A Storytelling Company, produced the series in conjunction with Beyond Screen Production and Thunderbird.