Barney & Friends

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  • 1992
  • 17 Seasons
  • 3.9  (8,095)

Barney & Friends was a children's television show that aired on PBS from 1992 to 2010. The show was created by Sheryl Leach and produced by HIT Entertainment. The main character of the show was Barney, a purple dinosaur who came to life and interacted with children in each episode.

Throughout the series, Barney and his friends sang and danced to various songs, often incorporating educational messages into the lyrics. Along with music and dancing, each episode featured a unique lesson for children to learn, such as sharing, respecting others, and how to be a good friend.

The show was centered around the idea of learning through play, and each episode was designed to engage young viewers in a fun and entertaining way. Barney would often ask questions and encourage children to participate in the activities happening on screen, making the show interactive and engaging.

The cast of Barney & Friends included a group of children who played Barney's friends, as well as some recurring adult characters. Some of the notable child cast members included Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato, both of whom went on to become successful actors and musicians.

David Joyner played the role of Barney from 1992 to 2001. He was known for his energetic and enthusiastic performance as Barney, and his dedication to making the show a fun and educational experience for young viewers. After he left the show in 2001, the role of Barney was played by a different actor.

One of the notable aspects of Barney & Friends was its emphasis on diversity and inclusion. The show featured a diverse cast of children from different cultural backgrounds, and the characters often explored different traditions and customs from around the world. The show also tackled issues related to disabilities, with episodes featuring characters with hearing impairments and other disabilities.

Overall, Barney & Friends was a beloved children's show that entertained and educated young viewers for nearly two decades. Its catchy songs, lovable characters, and positive messages made it a favorite among children and parents alike, and its impact can still be felt today in the lives of those who grew up watching it.

Barney & Friends is a series that is currently running and has 17 seasons (180 episodes). The series first aired on May 15, 1992.

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Home Sweet Earth - The Rainforest
10. Home Sweet Earth - The Rainforest
January 1, 2009
It's Earth Day, a great time for everyone to learn how to help take care of our world, but Ben is wasting paper while BJ isn't too concerned about cutting down a tree to make room for a new playground. After a trip to the rainforest and a meeting with Mother Nature, everyone learns the importance of taking care of our world.
Bonjour Barney! - France
9. Bonjour Barney! - France
January 1, 2009
Emma wants to paint an award-winning painting for the "Art In The Park Show," but she isn't satisfied with her artwork. Barney takes her to France to learn how to paint from his friend Pierre. While there, they learn about France. And Emma learns how to paint by following her heart!
A Bird of a Different Feather - Hawaii
8. A Bird of a Different Feather - Hawaii
January 1, 2009
Barney takes the kids to Hawaii on a quest for a bird of paradise. While there, they meet some friends, learn new Hawaiian words, make Hawaiian leis, and dance a hula! Eventually, Barney and his friends find a bird of paradise, but it's not quite the bird they were expecting to see!
The Good Egg - Kenya
7. The Good Egg - Kenya
January 1, 2009
When the kids find a mysterious, colorful egg in the park, Barney takes them on a trip to Kenya to try to find out what kind of animal could have laid the egg. While in Kenya, they meet Ayira who introduces them to many people, cultures and animals of Kenya!
The Music Box - Switzerland
6. The Music Box - Switzerland
January 1, 2009
When Ben accidentally includes Kioko's prized music box from Switzerland in a cardboard box of yard sale items-the music box is sold! Kioko is sad and Ben wants to make things right, so he and Barney travel to Switzerland in search of a replacement gift. While there, they sample Swiss food, customs and games-but no music box! Luckily when Ben returns the music box is returned!
Sweeter Than Candy - Greece
5. Sweeter Than Candy - Greece
January 1, 2009
Barney and his friends are getting ready for a school play. When Barney tells everyone that putting on shows began in Greece, they want to go visit! While there, they decide to put on a play in an amphitheater. Barney knows a great story that originated in Greece called €œKing Midas.€ Before long, everyone has experienced another country and learned that wanting too much is not a good thing!
Venice, Anyone? - Italy
4. Venice, Anyone? - Italy
January 1, 2009
Emma can't play with her friends because she has to complete a school project about her family. Barney brings Emma on a trip to Venice to learn more about her great grandfather. Emma learns that a big task can be made simpler and lots more fun if you break it down into smaller tasks and take them one at a time. By the time she gets home, Emma is eager to tackle her big school project.
¡Ahora Mismo! - Spain
3. ¡Ahora Mismo! - Spain
January 1, 2009
Ben's always wanted to ride a horse, but when he arrives late to the park for a pony ride it looks as if he's missed his opportunity. Barney takes him to Spain to meet Regalo, a dancing horse! When Ben and Barney return to the park, Ben is just in time to get his pony ride after all!
Big Brother Rusty - China
2. Big Brother Rusty - China
January 1, 2009
Rusty's family is adopting a new baby girl from China. Everyone is excited, except Rusty. He's not sure if he'll be a good brother and he doesn't know much about China. Barney and friends take him on an adventure to China where Rusty can learn more about his sister's heritage. By the time he returns to the park, Rusty can't wait to be a big brother to his new little sister!
Bienvenido, Barney - Mexico
1. Bienvenido, Barney - Mexico
January 1, 2009
Baby Bop's friend Monty the butterfly passes through the park with a flock of friends on their way to Mexico. When Monty gets left behind, Barney takes everyone on a visit to Mexico to return Monty to his insect friends and family and give Baby Bop the chance to say goodbye to her butterfly friend.
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Barney & Friends is available for streaming on the PBS website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Barney & Friends on demand at Amazon Prime, Netflix, Vudu, Google Play and Pluto TV.
  • Premiere Date
    May 15, 1992
  • IMDB Rating
    3.9  (8,095)