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Barney & Friends is an American children's television series that originally ran on PBS Kids from April 6, 1992 to November 2, 2010.

Series overview[]

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
130April 6, 1992 (1992-04-06)May 15, 1992 (1992-05-15)
218September 27, 1993 (1993-09-27)October 20, 1993 (1993-10-20)
320February 27, 1995 (1995-02-27)October 6, 1995 (1995-10-06)
420November 3, 1997 (1997-11-03)November 28, 1997 (1997-11-28)
520November 2, 1998 (1998-11-02)November 27, 1998 (1998-11-27)
620November 1, 1999 (1999-11-01)April 14, 2000 (2000-04-14)
720September 2, 2002 (2002-09-02)November 22, 2002 (2002-11-22)
820September 15, 2003 (2003-09-15)May 14, 2004 (2004-05-14)
920September 6, 2004 (2004-09-06)May 13, 2005 (2005-05-13)
1020September 18, 2006 (2006-09-18)October 13, 2006 (2006-10-13)
1120September 17, 2007 (2007-09-17)October 12, 2007 (2007-10-12)
1210September 15, 2008 (2008-09-15)September 26, 2008 (2008-09-26)
1310September 7, 2009 (2009-09-07)September 18, 2009 (2009-09-18)
1420October 4, 2010 (2010-10-04)November 2, 2010 (2010-11-02)

Episodes[]

Season 1 (1992)[]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
11"The Queen of Make Believe"April 6, 1992 (1992-04-06)

Min becomes the "Queen of Make Believe" and Barney shows the kids different ways to use their imaginations.

Educational theme: Imagination
Children: Michael, Min, Shawn & Tina

Note: First appearances of Min, Shawn and the Barney Bag. Also, this episode marks the first television appearances of Michael and Tina.
22"My Family's Just Right for Me"April 7, 1992 (1992-04-07)

Kathy is sad because her family is too small. Barney and the kids explore what make families wonderful.

Educational theme: Family members
Children: Derek, Kathy, Luci, Michael & Tina

Note: First television appearances of Derek, Luci, Kathy and Baby Bop.
33"Playing It Safe"April 8, 1992 (1992-04-08)

Barney, Baby Bop, and the kids learn all about safety from traffic lights to dealing with strangers.

Educational theme: Safety

Children: Derek, Kathy, Luci & Min
44"Hop to It!"April 9, 1992 (1992-04-09)

Tina is upset that she can't do a basketball trick as well as her sister Luci. Barney and his friends learn about exercise.

Educational theme: Exercise

Children: Luci, Michael, Min & Tina
55"Eat, Drink and Be Healthy!"April 10, 1992 (1992-04-10)

Barney and his friends learn about the four food groups and how healthy food is good for one's body.

Educational theme: Eating healthy foods

Children: Luci, Michael, Shawn & Tina
66"Four Seasons Day"April 13, 1992 (1992-04-13)

Barney and the kids enjoy the fun of all four seasons in one day.

Educational theme: Seasons

Children: Luci, Michael, Min & Shawn
77"The Treasure of Rainbow Beard"April 14, 1992 (1992-04-14)

When "Rainbow Beard the Pirate" sends the group on a treasure hunt, Barney and friends explore the colors and shapes around us.

Educational theme: Colors and shapes

Children: Derek, Kathy, Michael & Min
88"Going Places!"April 15, 1992 (1992-04-15)

After Min leaves for a trip to her grandmother's house, Barney takes the kids on a trip to "Imagination City".

Educational theme: Transportation

Children: Derek, Kathy, Michael, Min (cameo) & Tina
99"Caring Means Sharing"April 16, 1992 (1992-04-16)

When Kathy and Min fight over whose turn it is to play with Barney, their purple friend shows them that sharing is wonderful.

Educational theme: Sharing

Children: Derek, Kathy, Min & Shawn
1010"Down on Barney's Farm"April 17, 1992 (1992-04-17)

Barney and his friends take a make believe trip to Farmer Henderson's Farm (the playground with farm props) and learn about different farm animals.

Educational theme: Farm animals

Children: Derek, Luci, Shawn & Tina
1111"What's That Shadow?"April 20, 1992 (1992-04-20)

After a storm drives the kids inside, Barney helps them chase their fears away. Shawn gets over his fear of dogs by meeting Min's puppy.

Educational theme: Things that kids don't need to be afraid of

Children: Derek, Kathy, Min & Shawn
1212"Happy Birthday, Barney!"
"Barney's Birthday"
April 21, 1992 (1992-04-21)

It's Barney's birthday and the kids throw a birthday party for him.

Educational theme: Birthdays

Children: Derek (cameo), Kathy, Luci (cameo), Michael (cameo), Min, Shawn & Tina
1313"Alphabet Soup!"April 22, 1992 (1992-04-22)

To help Kathy and Min learn how to read, Derek writes a mystery word, one letter at a time. As he does this, Barney and the kids do activities and sing songs using each letter.

Educational theme: Alphabet/Letters

Children: Derek, Kathy, Min & Tina
1414"Our Earth, Our Home"April 23, 1992 (1992-04-23)

It's Earth Week at school and Barney teaches his friends about ways to save the Earth.

Educational theme: The environment

Children: Derek, Luci, Michael & Tina
1515"Let's Help Mother Goose!"
"Barney Rhymes with Mother Goose"
April 24, 1992 (1992-04-24)

When a bookworm is eating Mother Goose's book, Barney and his friends help her rewrite her famous rhymes.

Educational theme: Mother Goose rhymes

Children: Kathy, Michael, Min & Shawn
1616"Be a Friend"April 27, 1992 (1992-04-27)

When a new girl named Tosha comes to school, Barney and the others learn about friendship. Derek and Michael disagree about who gets to keep a picture of Barney they made together.

Educational theme: Friendship
Children: Derek, Kathy, Michael, Min (cameo) & Tosha

Note: First appearance of Tosha.
1717"I Just Love Bugs"April 28, 1992 (1992-04-28)

Things have gone buggy as Barney and the kids learn about bugs and insects.

Educational theme: Bugs and insects

Children: Derek, Luci, Michael & Tina
1818"When I Grow Up..."April 29, 1992 (1992-04-29)

Shawn is scared to get a job when he grows up, so Barney and Friends use pretend play to show how jobs aren't scary, and can even be fun.

Educational theme: Jobs

Children: Derek, Kathy, Min & Shawn
1919"1-2-3-4-5 Senses!"April 30, 1992 (1992-04-30)

When Luci's blind friend Patty arrives, Barney and the kids learn about the five senses and how they help us explore the world.

Educational theme: The five senses

Children: Derek (cameo), Kathy, Luci, Michael & Tina
2020"Practice Makes Music"May 1, 1992 (1992-05-01)

Michael is nervous and anxious about performing at a concert in the evening. Barney and his friends learn about various music styles, instruments, and that a little practice goes a long way.

Educational theme: Music and musical instruments

Children: Luci, Michael, Tina & Tosha
2121"Hi, Neighbor!"May 4, 1992 (1992-05-04)

Barney and his friends explore their neighborhoods through pretend play. They even take Baby Bop through pretend neighborhood buildings.

Educational theme: Neighborhoods

Children: Derek, Luci, Shawn & Tina
2222"A Camping We Will Go!"May 5, 1992 (1992-05-05)

When the kids want to go camping, Barney takes them on a camping trip, using the playground as their campsite.

Educational theme: Camping and forest safety

Children: Kathy, Luci, Michael, Min & Tosha
2323"A Splash Party, Please"
"Barney's Best Manners"
May 6, 1992 (1992-05-06)

Barney and his friends learn how manners are important while having an after school picnic.

Educational theme: Good manners

Children: Derek, Michael, Min & Tina
2424"Carnival of Numbers"May 7, 1992 (1992-05-07)

Barney puts on a "Carnival of Numbers" for his friends, so they can have fun with numbers.

Educational theme: Numbers

Children: Kathy, Luci, Shawn & Tosha
2525"A World of Music"May 8, 1992 (1992-05-08)

After learning about different countries on a globe, Barney takes the kids on a trip to visit his friends in Scotland, Israel, Africa, China, and Mexico.

Educational theme: Countries and music around the world

Children: Derek, Luci, Min & Shawn
2626"Doctor Barney is Here!"May 11, 1992 (1992-05-11)

Kathy is scared to go to the doctor, so Barney and the others take her on a pretend doctor visit. Barney teaches the kids "The Feel Good Rules".

Educational theme: Good healthy habits

Children: Derek, Kathy, Michael & Tosha
2727"Oh, What a Day!"May 12, 1992 (1992-05-12)

Tina is having a bad day after losing her kitten, so Barney and the kids try to cheer her up.

Educational theme: Feelings and emotions

Children: Luci, Min, Shawn & Tina
2828"Home Sweet Homes"May 13, 1992 (1992-05-13)

Barney and his friends learn all about different homes for people and animals.

Educational theme: Homes for animals and people

Children: Kathy, Michael, Tina & Tosha
2929"Hola, Mexico!"May 14, 1992 (1992-05-14)

After Luci receives a letter from her grandfather, Barney and the kids decide to have a fiesta in the classroom.

Educational theme: Mexico

Children: Derek, Luci, Min & Shawn
3030"Everyone is Special"May 15, 1992 (1992-05-15)

Barney receives a surprise in the mail and shows his friends how being themselves is important.

Educational theme: Being special

Children: Derek, Kathy, Luci, Michael, Min, Shawn, Tina & Tosha

Season 2 (1993)[]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
311"Falling for Autumn!"September 27, 1993 (1993-09-27)

Barney and friends have fun celebrating fall and preparing for a school "Fall Festival".

Educational theme: Autumn

Children: David, Michael, Shawn, Tina & Tosha
322"Grandparents are Grand!"September 28, 1993 (1993-09-28)

When Derek's granddad and Kathy's nana visit the school, Barney and the kids learn how grandparents are special people.

Educational theme: Grandparents

Children: Derek, Kathy, Min & Tina
333"May I Help You?"September 29, 1993 (1993-09-29)

The kids take Barney and Baby Bop through a pretend day at school.

Educational theme: Helping others

Children: Derek, Min, Shawn & Tosha
344"Red, Blue and Circles Too!"September 30, 1993 (1993-09-30)

Barney and his friends explore shapes and colors.

Educational theme: Colors and shapes

Children: Kathy, Michael, Tina & Tosha
355"Honk! Honk! A Goose on the Loose!"October 1, 1993 (1993-10-01)

When Mother Goose's goose, Clarence, goes missing, Barney and the kids help her find him.

Educational theme: Mother Goose rhymes
Children: Derek, Julie, Min & Shawn

Note: First appearance of Julie.
366"Hoo's in the Forest?"October 4, 1993 (1993-10-04)

Barney takes his friends to a forest and teaches them about different animals.

Educational theme: Forest animals and animal sounds

Children: Kathy, Michael, Tina & Tosha
377"I Can Do That!"October 5, 1993 (1993-10-05)

Barney, Baby Bop, and the kids show off things that they can do.

Educational theme: Trying new things

Children: Derek, Kathy, Min & Shawn
388"Grown-Ups for a Day!"October 6, 1993 (1993-10-06)

Barney and his friends explore different careers through pretend play.

Educational theme: Jobs

Children: Derek, Min, Shawn & Tina
399"Picture This!"October 7, 1993 (1993-10-07)

Barney and the kids have fun with art. Author Tomie DePaola visits.

Educational theme: Arts and crafts

Children: Julie, Michael, Shawn & Tosha
4010"Look at Me, I'm 3!"October 8, 1993 (1993-10-08)

Baby Bop celebrates her third birthday and Barney throws a birthday party for her with things that do with the number 3.

Educational theme: Things associated with 3
Children: Derek, Julie, Kathy & Tina

Note: First appearance of BJ.
4111"The Exercise Circus!"
"Barney's Exercise Circus"
October 11, 1993 (1993-10-11)

Barney and friends perform in their own "Exercise Circus".

Educational theme: Exercise and Circus
Children: Derek, Luci, Michael, Min, Tina & Tosha

Note: Final appearance of Luci.
4212"My Favorite Things"October 12, 1993 (1993-10-12)

When Kathy and the others bring teddy bears to school, Barney and the kids have fun with some of their favorite things.

Educational theme: Favorite things
Children: David, Kathy, Min & Shawn

Note: First appearance of David.
4313"The Dentist Makes Me Smile"October 13, 1993 (1993-10-13)

After Shawn shows his loose tooth, Barney and the kids learn all about teeth and dental hygiene.

Educational theme: Dental hygiene

Children: Derek, Kathy, Shawn & Tosha
4414"Stop, Look and Be Safe!"October 14, 1993 (1993-10-14)

Barney and friends learn about different safety rules including ones about crossing streets and playing on the playground.

Educational theme: Safety

Children: Derek, Michael, Tina & Tosha
4515"An Adventure in Make-Believe"
"Let's Pretend with Barney"
October 15, 1993 (1993-10-15)

BJ needs to save a princess in a make-believe jungle. Barney and the kids show him how to use his imagination.

Educational theme: Imagination

Children: David, Min & Shawn
4616"The Alphabet Zoo"
"Barney's Alphabet Zoo"
October 18, 1993 (1993-10-18)

Using letters from A to Z, Barney and his friends set up an "Animal Alphabet Zoo".

Educational themes: Alphabet and Zoo animals
Children: Derek, Jason, Julie, Shawn & Tina

Note: First appearance of Jason.
4717"Having Tens of Fun!"
"Barney's Parade of Numbers"
October 19, 1993 (1993-10-19)

Barney's friend Mr. Tenagain comes to visit and the gang has fun with the number 10.

Educational theme: Things associated with 10
Children: Kathy, Michael, Min & Tosha

Note: Final appearance of Michael.
4818"A Very Special Delivery!"
"Families are Special"
October 20, 1993 (1993-10-20)

While waiting for Tosha's mother to arrive with a special surprise, Barney and the kids learn about what makes everyone special. Singer Ella Jenkins visits and shares some songs with the group.

Educational theme: Being special
Children: David, Kathy, Min, Shawn & Tosha

Note: Final appearance of David.

Season 3 (1995)[]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
491"Shawn and the Beanstalk"February 27, 1995 (1995-02-27)

Barney and his friends learn about plants.

Educational theme: Plants
Children: David, Jason, Maria, Min, Shawn & Tosha

Note: First appearances of Maria and The Adventure Screen.
502"If the Shoe Fits..."February 28, 1995 (1995-02-28)

BJ and Baby Bop decide that it is time for them to get new shoes. Meanwhile, Barney and the kids learn about various types of shoes.

Educational theme: Shoes
Children: Carlos, Juan, Julie & Min

Note: First appearances of Carlos and Juan.
513"Room for Everyone"March 1, 1995 (1995-03-01)

Barney and his friends pretend to explore different types of rooms in a house. Stella the Storyteller makes her first appearance.

Educational theme: Rooms in a house
Children: Carlos, Kathy, Shawn & Tosha

Note: First appearance of Stella the Storyteller.
524"I Can Be a Firefighter!"March 2, 1995 (1995-03-02)

BJ decides that he wants to become a firefighter and announces it to his friends. Firefighter Frank visits the gang and teaches them all about fire safety in the home.

Educational theme: Firefighters

Children: Jason, Julie, Kathy & Tosha
535"Shopping for a Surprise!"March 3, 1995 (1995-03-03)

To prepare for a surprise party in the classroom, Barney and Baby Bop shop for different items they will need.

Educational theme: Shopping and planning a party

Children: Carlos, Julie, Min & Shawn
546"Anyway You Slice It"June 7, 1995 (1995-06-07)

Barney and his friends check out booths at their school's "International Festival".

Educational theme: Cultures and different types of bread

Children: Carlos, Juan, Kathy & Min
557"Twice Is Nice!"June 8, 1995 (1995-06-08)

Barney and his friends get to meet some new friends, twin sisters Ashley and Alissa. All of the kids get to know each other better by helping out with a scavenger hunt.

Educational theme: Meeting new friends and working together
Children: Alissa, Ashley, Julie, Shawn & Tosha

Note: First appearances of Ashley and Alissa.
568"On the Move"
"Barney's Making New Friends"
June 9, 1995 (1995-06-09)

Barney, BJ, and the other kids welcome Kenneth to their school. Derek and Tina also pay their old friends a visit to make the day complete.

Educational theme: Friendship
Children: Derek, Kathy, Kenneth, Min, Stephen (cameo), Tina & Tosha

Note: First appearances of Kenneth and Stephen and final appearances of Derek and Tina.
579"A Welcome Home"June 12, 1995 (1995-06-12)

Min looks for someone to adopt a lonely puppy her dog gave birth to. Shawn helps show Barney and the others about homes.

Educational theme: Adoption

Children: Carlos, Jason, Julie, Min & Shawn
5810"Classical Cleanup"June 13, 1995 (1995-06-13)

Baby Bop accidentally makes a huge mess in the classroom. Barney and his friends all pitch in to help her clean up.

Educational theme: Cleaning up and working together
Children: Jason, Kathy, Shawn, Stephen (cameo) & Tosha

Note: First appearance of Mr. Boyd.
5911"Our Furry Feathered Fishy Friends"July 24, 1995 (1995-07-24)

All the kids bring their pets to school for show-and-tell, showing Barney each of them. The kids reinforce the importance of taking care of pets.

Educational theme: Types of pets and taking care of them

Children: Carlos, Julie, Kathy & Kenneth
6012"Gone Fishing!"July 25, 1995 (1995-07-25)

Barney and his friends learn about the sea and the creatures living there.

Educational theme: Underwater creatures and sharing

Children: Jason, Juan, Julie & Min
6113"At Home with Animals"July 26, 1995 (1995-07-26)

During a rainstorm, Barney and his friends go to the treehouse to discover a bird's nest. This leads to a lesson on animals and their different types of homes that they live in.

Educational theme: Animal homes

Children: Kathy, Kenneth, Shawn & Tosha
6214"It's Raining, It's Pouring..."July 27, 1995 (1995-07-27)

While it is raining outside, Tomie dePaola visits and the kids share what they like to do on a rainy day.

Educational theme: Rainy day activities

Children: Carlos, Jason, Min & Tosha
6315"Camera Safari"July 28, 1995 (1995-07-28)

Barney and Friends pretend their playground is a jungle. Baby Bop, however, gets confused between a tiger and a kitty cat, so Barney teaches everyone that there are different species of "cats" living in the world.

Educational theme: Safari animals

Children: Julie, Kathy, Min & Shawn
6416"Who's Who on the Choo Choo?"
"Barney's All Aboard For Sharing"
October 2, 1995 (1995-10-02)

Barney and his friends keep hearing trains passing through the playground, but they can't seem to get outside in time to see it. Stella the Storyteller visits to tell "The Little Engine That Could."

Educational theme: Trains and sharing

Children: Juan, Julie, Kenneth & Tosha
6517"Are We There Yet?"
"Riding In Barney's Car"
October 3, 1995 (1995-10-03)

The children use their imaginations to make a car for Barney. He goes on some errands and later takes the kids for a car ride.

Educational theme: Cars and car safety

Children: Carlos, Kathy, Kenneth (cameo), Min, Shawn & Stephen (cameo)
6618"Ship, Ahoy!"October 4, 1995 (1995-10-04)

Stella the Storyteller visits to tell them a story about pirates. Barney, Baby Bop, and the kids end up in the story, involving a ship crashing on an island and a search for buried treasure.

Educational theme: Boats and imagination
Children: Carlos, Jason, Kathy & Min

Note: Final appearances of Kathy and Jason.
6719"Hats Off to BJ!"October 5, 1995 (1995-10-05)

BJ announces that he lost his baseball cap, so Barney and his friends help him find a replacement hat. Eventually the group makes him a new baseball cap.

Educational theme: Hats
Children: Juan, Kenneth, Shawn & Tosha

Note: Final appearances of Juan and Kenneth.
6820"Up We Go!"October 6, 1995 (1995-10-06)

Barney and the kids learn about all things that fly in the sky. From airplanes and rockets to kites, the group has a "high-flying" good time.

Educational theme: Things in the sky
Children: Carlos, Julie, Min, Shawn & Tosha

Note: Final appearances of Julie, Carlos, Tosha, Min, and Shawn.

Season 4 (1997)[]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
691"First Day of School"November 3, 1997 (1997-11-03)

Barney and the kids visit Stephen's classroom the day before school begins. Baby Bop makes her own school in the treehouse, using Ms. Etta and Scooter's insights of what's going on in the classroom.

Educational theme: What students do for school

Children: Ashley, Kristen, Maria & Stephen
702"Is Everybody Happy?"November 4, 1997 (1997-11-04)

Baby Bop accidentally breaks Chip's "twinkle tower," which he made for the school carnival. Barney and the kids talk about feelings.

Educational theme: Feelings and emotions

Children: Chip, Kim, Kristen & Robert
713"Pennies, Nickels, Dimes"November 5, 1997 (1997-11-05)

The gang works together to earn money to buy Goldie (the school goldfish) a plant, a castle, and another fish.

Educational theme: Money

Children: Hannah, Kim, Robert & Stephen
724"We've Got Rhythm"November 6, 1997 (1997-11-06)

Barney and the gang talk about rhythms.

Educational theme: Rhythm and beat

Children: Ashley, Chip, Hannah & Maria
735"Tick Tock Clocks!"November 7, 1997 (1997-11-07)

After Baby Bop is late to meet up with BJ in the treehouse, Barney and the kids help Baby Bop learn to tell time. Dr. TickTock stops by the school to make a special watch for Baby Bop.

Educational theme: Time and clocks

Children: Chip, Keesha, Kristen & Stephen
746"Waiting for Mr. MacRooney"November 10, 1997 (1997-11-10)

Barney and the kids learn about the postal system, and how to be patient while waiting for mail to arrive.

Educational theme: Patience and the postal appearance
Children: Ashley, Chip, Maria & Robert

Note: Final appearance of Maria.
757"Let's Build Together"November 11, 1997 (1997-11-11)

Barney and the kids decide to build their own castle.

Educational theme: Building stuff and working together
Children: Jeff, Keesha, Kim & Stephen

Note: First appearance of Jeff.
768"It's Tradition"November 12, 1997 (1997-11-12)

The children share each of their family traditions for Barney.

Educational theme: Family traditions

Children: Alissa, Ashley, Kristen & Robert
779"A Picture of Health"November 13, 1997 (1997-11-13)

Barney talks about the value of staying healthy and pretends to give the kids a checkup.

Educational theme: Being healthy and doctor check-ups

Children: Curtis, Hannah, Kim & Stephen
7810"Play Ball!"November 14, 1997 (1997-11-14)

Barney and the kids play different kinds of ball games, using Barney's Vend-O-Ball Machine.

Educational theme: Balls
Children: Danny, Hannah, Keesha & Robert

Note: First appearance of Danny.
7911"A Different Kind of Mystery"November 17, 1997 (1997-11-17)

Barney and the kids investigate a mysterious sound in the classroom.

Educational theme: Mysteries and differences

Children: Ashley, Curtis, Jeff & Kristen
8012"Going on a Bear Hunt"November 18, 1997 (1997-11-18)

Barney and the kids search for Stephen's lost stuffed bear.

Educational theme: Bears and helping others

Children: Danny, Keesha, Kim & Stephen
8113"Let's Eat!"November 19, 1997 (1997-11-19)

The gang learns about nutrition and different kinds of food, and even learn about good manners when they create their own restaurant.

Educational theme: Nutrition and manners

Children: Ashley, Chip, Hannah & Robert
8214"Tree-Mendous Trees"November 20, 1997 (1997-11-20)

Curtis is upset about playing a tree in a school play. Barney and the kids learn about trees and how they grow.

Educational theme: Trees

Children: Curtis, Kim, Kristen & Stephen
8315"Good, Clean Fun!"November 21, 1997 (1997-11-21)

Barney teaches the kids a lesson on personal cleanliness.

Educational theme: Cleanliness

Children: Hannah, Jeff, Kristen & Robert
8416"Easy, Breezy Day!"November 24, 1997 (1997-11-24)

Barney and the kids play games that make use of the wind and even take a flight in a hot air balloon.

Educational theme: Windy day activities

Children: Ashley, Chip, Curtis & Robert
8517"All Mixed Up"November 25, 1997 (1997-11-25)

Barney helps out by following directions after the kids' picnic plans are ruined.

Educational theme: Following directions

Children: Danny, Hannah, Kim & Stephen
8618"Oh, Brother...She's My Sister"November 26, 1997 (1997-11-26)

B.J. and Baby Bop are fighting with each other. Tomie DePaola shares his book "The Baby Sister" and has his sister Maureen come in and convince Baby Bop and B.J. that siblings can be good friends.

Educational theme: Siblings (brothers and sisters)

Children: Alissa, Ashley, Jeff & Robert
8719"Once a Pond a Time"November 27, 1997 (1997-11-27)

Barney and the kids learn about pond life.

Educational theme: Pond animals

Children: Curtis, Danny, Keesha & Kristen
8820"E-I-E-I-O"November 28, 1997 (1997-11-28)

Barney and the kids learn about how a dairy farm works.

Educational theme: Working on a dairy farm

Children: Hannah, Jeff, Kim & Stephen

Season 5 (1998)[]

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No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
891"Books Are Fun!"November 2, 1998 (1998-11-02)

Barney and the kids visit a library. Curtis tries to be more like Booker T. Bookworm.

Educational theme: Fun with books, being yourself
Children: Ashley, Curtis, Hannah & Robert

Note: First television appearance of Booker T. Bookworm.
902"Trading Places"November 3, 1998 (1998-11-03)

The kids are jealous of one another, as are BJ and Baby Bop. This leads to Barney suggesting that BJ and Baby Bop switch identities for the day. In the end, the kids learn that they should be thankful for what they have.

Educational theme: Separation and being thankful

Children: Jeff, Keesha, Kristen & Stephen
913"Safety First!"November 4, 1998 (1998-11-04)

Baby Bop pretends to be a safety officer and instructs everyone on safety rules.

Educational theme: Safety
Children: Danny, Emily, Kim & Robert

Note: First appearance of Emily.
924"Circle of Friends"November 5, 1998 (1998-11-05)

Barney and the kids discusses things that are shaped like circles. BJ gets a stomachache from an overdose of pancakes.

Educational theme: Circles

Children: Ashley, Hannah, Keesha & Stephen
935"The One and Only You"November 6, 1998 (1998-11-06)

Kristen feels lonely because she's an only child and has no siblings, and Barney and the gang try to help her. Kristen learns that it's not the size of her family that matters, but how she's loved.

Educational theme: Being special

Children: Curtis, Danny, Kim & Kristen
946"Barney's Band"November 9, 1998 (1998-11-09)

The gang learns about musical instruments. Mr. Boyd talks about a planned concert he's in.

Educational theme: Instruments

Children: Ashley, Jeff, Keesha & Robert
957"Try It, You'll Like It!"November 10, 1998 (1998-11-10)

The gang helps Danny overcome his fear of making a presentation in class.

Educational theme: Trying new things

Children: Danny, Emily, Hannah & Stephen
968"Colors All Around"November 11, 1998 (1998-11-11)

Mr. Boyd is unsure what color to paint the hallway. With Barney's color hat, the purple t-rex and the kids explore different colors.

Educational theme: Colors

Children: Chip, Curtis, Kristen & Robert
979"Howdy, Friends!"November 12, 1998 (1998-11-12)

Barney and his friends pretend to be cowboys and cowgirls.

Educational theme: Cowboys and cowgirls' life

Children: Chip, Hannah, Jeff & Keesha
9810"Seven Days a Week"November 13, 1998 (1998-11-13)

BJ is excited for a camping trip, but can't stand waiting for it. Barney and the kids help him plan activities for the days following up to the trip.

Educational theme: Days of the week

Children: Danny, Emily, Kim & Robert
9911"Hidden Treasures"November 16, 1998 (1998-11-16)

Barney turns a treehouse cleaning project into a treasure hunt.

Educational theme: Ecology
Children: Curtis, Keesha, Kristen, Linda (cameo) & Stephen

Note: First appearance of Linda.
10012"A Royal Welcome"November 17, 1998 (1998-11-17)

The gang meets Old King Cole.

Educational theme: Medieval things

Children: Ashley, Chip, Hannah & Robert
10113"Sweet As Honey"November 18, 1998 (1998-11-18)

The gang learns a lesson about bees and the honey-producing process.

Educational theme: Bees and honey

Children: Danny, Emily, Hannah & Stephen
10214"First Things First!"November 19, 1998 (1998-11-19)

Barney plans a day full of fun activities, with each activity representing a piece of a puzzle.

Educational theme: Playing with friends, taking turns

Children: Curtis, Keesha, Kim & Robert
10315"Aunt Rachel is Here!"November 20, 1998 (1998-11-20)

The kids throw a party to celebrate a visit from Ashley and Alissa's aunt, Rachel.

Educational theme: Extended family members
Children: Alissa, Ashley, Jeff & Stephen

Note: Final television appearance of Alissa.
10416"It's a Rainy Day!"November 23, 1998 (1998-11-23)

Barney uses a rainy day to teach kids about rainstorms.

Educational theme: Rain and thunderstorms

Children: Chip, Curtis, Emily, Hannah & Linda (cameo)
10517"Easy Does It!"November 24, 1998 (1998-11-24)

Barney demonstrates how to use wheels, ramps and pulleys to move a heavy trunk.

Educational theme: Wheels, ramps, pulleys, and working together

Children: Danny, Jeff, Keesha & Kristen
10618"What's in a Name?"
"A to Z with Barney!"
November 25, 1998 (1998-11-25)

Chip teaches his sister, Linda, the letters in her name.

Educational theme: Letters and spelling
Children: Chip, Curtis, Hannah, Linda & Stephen

Note: Final television appearance of Curtis.
10719"A Very Special Mouse"November 26, 1998 (1998-11-26)

Danny teaches the gang basic computer skills.

Educational theme: Basic computer skills
Children: Danny, Jeff, Keesha & Kristen

Note: Final television appearances of Kristen and Booker T. Bookworm.
10820"A Package of Friendship"November 27, 1998 (1998-11-27)

The gang puts together a special package for a friend who has moved away.

Educational theme: Friendship
Children: Ashley, Kim, Robert & Stephen

Note: Final television appearance of Ashley.

Season 6 (1999–2000)[]

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No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
1091"Stick with Imagination!"November 1, 1999 (1999-11-01)

Barney teaches the kids how to use their imaginations to turn ordinary things, such as a stick, into fun playthings.

Educational theme: Imagination

Children: Hannah, Keesha, Robert & Stephen
1102"Itty Bitty Bugs"November 2, 1999 (1999-11-02)

Barney lead the kids on a hiking expion to discover different kinds of bugs and insects, after some of them (ants) interrupt their picnic.

Educational theme: Bugs and insects

Children: Danny, Hannah, Linda & Robert
1113"Grandparents Are Grand"November 3, 1999 (1999-11-03)

The children prepare a surprise party for Kim's grandparents and they each make a special gift for their own grandfathers and grandmothers.

Educational theme: Grandparents

Children: Emily, Jeff, Kim & Stephen
1124"Snack Time!"November 4, 1999 (1999-11-04)

Barney helps the kids learn about healthy snacks and how bread is made as they turn the classroom into a pretend restaurant.

Educational theme: Trying new foods, nutrition, how foods are produced

Children: Chip, Danny, Jeff & Keesha
1135"A Sunny, Snowy Day"November 5, 1999 (1999-11-05)

Robert's pictures from his summer vacation inspire the kids to have some fun in the sun on a cold wintry day, and with a little magic by Barney, they're whisked into a snowy wonderland.

Educational theme: Summer and winter

Children: Jeff, Keesha, Linda & Robert
1146"You've Got to Have Art"
"Ready..Set...Create!"
November 8, 1999 (1999-11-08)

Barney and the kids learn to appreciate various art forms as they decorate the school for an upcoming Open House.

Educational theme: Arts and crafts

Children: Emily, Jeff, Keesha & Robert
1157"Five Kinds of Fun!"November 9, 1999 (1999-11-09)

After learning about "Explorers" in school, the kids want to explore their own world. Barney shows them how to use their "five senses" to do the job.

Educational theme: The five senses

Children: Danny, Keesha, Linda & Stephen
1168"Count Me In!"November 10, 1999 (1999-11-10)

The kids prepare for their school's Show and Tell presentation, with Stephen bringing in a box of hats for dress-up fun.

Educational theme: Numbers
Children: Chip (cameo), Emily, Hannah, Jill & Stephen

Note: First appearance of Jill.
1179"Who's Who at the Zoo?"November 11, 1999 (1999-11-11)

Barney and the kids learn about various animals at the zoo, and Stella gives the children a mysterious present for a special zoo animal.

Educational theme: Zoo animals

Children: Danny, Hannah, Kim & Robert
11810"Birthday Olé"November 12, 1999 (1999-11-12)

Barney's treehouse is the site for Robert's Mexican-themed birthday party. The piñata proves to be the highlight of the kids' fiesta.

Educational theme: Birthdays

Children: Emily, Kim, Robert & Stephen
11911"Excellent Exercise!"April 3, 2000 (2000-04-03)

Barney and his friends learn how to exercise well.

Educational theme: Exercise

Children: Danny, Jeff, Jill & Stephen
12012"Brushing Up on Teeth"April 4, 2000 (2000-04-04)

Barney teaches the kids about their teeth.

Educational theme: Dental hygiene

Children: Danny, Keesha, Linda & Robert
12113"A "Little" Mother Goose"
"Barney's Rhyme Time Rhythm (Extended episode)
Mother Goose Stories (2011 re-release of Rhyme Time Rhythm)"
April 5, 2000 (2000-04-05)

Mother Goose teaches Emily to rhyme, prompting Barney and the kids to rhyme as well.

Educational theme: Mother Goose rhymes

Children: Emily, Jeff, Jill, Keesha & Robert
12214"Good Job!"April 6, 2000 (2000-04-06)

The kids think about growing up for jobs in their futures. They even pretend to be dancers, chefs, bus drivers and sailors.

Educational theme: Jobs

Children: Danny, Emily, Hannah & Jeff
12315"It's Home to Me"April 7, 2000 (2000-04-07)

Barney and the kids learn how different families have different homes and that home is where family and friends are.

Educational theme: Different kinds of homes, rooms in a house

Children: Danny, Emily, Hannah & Stephen
12416"How Does Your Garden Grow?"April 10, 2000 (2000-04-10)

Barney shows off his green thumb in a show about gardening, in which the kids harvest their crop from the garden in their playground.

Educational theme: Gardening

Children: Danny, Jill, Kim & Stephen
12517"You Can Do It!"April 11, 2000 (2000-04-11)

The kids find out that learning something new takes practice. Keesha, Stephen, and Jeff help Barney teach Baby Bop to jump rope.

Educational theme: Trying new things

Children: Jeff, Keesha & Stephen
12618"Here Comes the Firetruck!"April 12, 2000 (2000-04-12)

The kids learn about the rules of fire safety and also get to see how the controls work in the cab of a fire truck.

Educational theme: Fire safety

Children: Hannah, Jeff, Kim & Robert
12719"Ready, Set, Go!"April 13, 2000 (2000-04-13)

Barney and the kids pretend to travel, and imagine what it's like to be a bus driver, ocean-liner captain, airplane copilot and railroad engineer. They also come to realize there's no place like home.

Educational theme: Transportation
Children: Chip, Danny, Emily & Keesha

Note: Final appearances of Chip and The Adventure Screen.
12820"You Are Special"April 14, 2000 (2000-04-14)

The kids look at things that make each one special and write them into a blank book that Barney had given them.

Educational theme: Being special
Children: Emily, Hannah, Jeff & Robert

Note: Final appearance of Hannah.

Season 7 (2002)[]

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No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
1291"All Aboard!"September 2, 2002 (2002-09-02)

When Barney and the rest of the gang decide to help clean up the park, Kami feels upset because she can't work as fast as the others. Feeling like the caboose on a train, she's dejected, until Scott reminds her that the caboose is where the train conductor rides. All of the children learn more about trains and finish up the day by cleaning up an old caboose in the park and learn how train signal flags work.

Educational theme: Trains, teamwork
Children: Angela, Kami, Mario & Scott

Note: Dean Wendt replaces Bob West as the voice of Barney. First appearances of Angela, Kami, Mario and Scott.
1302"Up, Down and Around!"September 3, 2002 (2002-09-03)

When Tony's kite gets stuck in a tree while he's trying to show it to Barney and the rest of his friends, everyone learns about the ups and downs of life, and how to overcome them. Learning what else can go up and down helps them figure out a way to rescue Tony's kite.

Educational theme: Ups and downs
Children: Mario, Sarah, Tony & Whitney

Note: First appearances of Sarah, Tony and Whitney.
1313"Tea-riffic Manners"September 4, 2002 (2002-09-04)

Gianna, Barney, and BJ teach Baby Bop the proper manners for a tea party. From sneezing politely, to learning the magic words, to understanding the importance of cleaning up their own messes, everyone receives a vital lesson on etiquette.

Educational theme: Good manners
Children: Beth, Gianna & Scott

Note: First appearances of Beth and Gianna.
1324"Puppy Love"September 5, 2002 (2002-09-05)

It's time for Bingo's visit to the vet, but he's nowhere to be found. Everyone searches for him and learns about all the different kinds of dogs they can own.

Educational theme: Dogs

Children: Beth, Kami & Tony
1335"Bunches of Boxes"September 6, 2002 (2002-09-06)

Barney helps the kids turn the disappointment of finding just empty boxes into a spectacular display of imagination as they learn just what an empty cardboard box can become.

Educational theme: Imagination/creativity

Children: Kami, Mario, Scott & Whitney
1346"Stop! Go!"September 9, 2002 (2002-09-09)

Baby Bop plays with "Stop" and "Go" signs and then directs traffic.

Educational theme: Stop and go

Children: Angela, Gianna, Jamal & Mario
1357"Red, Yellow, and Blue!"September 10, 2002 (2002-09-10)

The gang spends the day celebrating primary colors.

Educational theme: Primary colors

Children: Mario, Sarah & Tony
1368"Play for Exercise!"September 11, 2002 (2002-09-11)

The gang soon learns that while they are playing all their games outside, that they are actually exercising.

Educational theme: Exercise

Children: Beth, Scott & Whitney
1379"Come Blow Your Horn!"September 12, 2002 (2002-09-12)

It's time for the evening concert with Mr. Boyd and his brass band. Everyone hopes to be able to play an instrument in the band, but only two people shine. Barney gets to play the tuba and BJ plays his drum.

Educational theme: Horn instruments

Children: Angela, Gianna & Nick
13810"A New Friend!"
"It's Nice to Meet You"
September 13, 2002 (2002-09-13)

A new friend has joined the gang and Barney makes sure that Colleen fits in and doesn't feel awkward.

Educational theme: Making new friends

Children: Colleen, Kami, Mario & Scott
13911"Numbers! Numbers!"September 20, 2002 (2002-09-20)

Barney and the kids go on a number hunt after a gust of wind accidentally blows away Tony's box filled with numbers. Their hunt takes them all over the park and inside the caboose and they find numbers everywhere.

Educational theme: Numbers

Children: Beth, Mario, Tony & Whitney
14012"This Way In! This Way Out!"September 27, 2002 (2002-09-27)

Barney teaches his friends about the "ins" and "outs" as Angela sets her box turtle Terry free.

Educational theme: In and out

Children: Angela, Nick & Sarah
14113"Spring Into Fun!"October 4, 2002 (2002-10-04)

Barney is determined not to let a few spring showers ruin the day. He teaches the kids all about the changes in seasons and that rainy days can be fun.

Educational theme: Spring

Children: Beth, Gianna, Mario & Scott
14214"Play It Safe!"October 11, 2002 (2002-10-11)

Barney teaches Baby Bop and friends about safety and that bandages are meant for real injuries, not make believe.

Educational theme: Safety

Children: Sarah, Tony & Whitney
14315"Three Lines, Three Corners"October 18, 2002 (2002-10-18)

From a chalk hopscotch board made of triangles, the kids explore the shapes around them. The triangle gets the most exposure, from rooftops to paper hats.

Educational theme: Triangles

Children: Angela, Kami, Mario & Whitney
14416"A Parade of Bikes"October 25, 2002 (2002-10-25)

It is time for the bicycle parade. All is going well until Nick shows up and lets them know he had an accident on his bike. The gang quickly works to cheer Nick up and fix his bike. He also gets a little lesson on bicycle safety from Mr. Boyd. Once the bike is all fixed up, it's on with the parade.

Educational theme: Bicycles

Children: Kami, Nick & Sarah
14517"It's a Happy Day!"November 1, 2002 (2002-11-01)

With Beth's invention of "Happy Day", all the children learn that true happiness comes from doing nice things for others.

Educational theme: The feeling of happiness

Children: Beth, Mario & Whitney
14618"My Family and Me"November 8, 2002 (2002-11-08)

When Nick, Mario, Whitney, and Gianna receive mysterious invitations to a picnic, along with instructions to bring a family treasure, they are all very confused. After arriving, they share their treasures and discuss the differences between their families. Barney surprises them by bringing all of their families to enjoy the picnic with them. Everyone learns that it doesn't matter what kind of family someone has—it only matters that someone's loved.

Educational theme: Families

Children: Gianna, Mario, Nick & Whitney
14719"Splish! Splash!"November 15, 2002 (2002-11-15)

Barney and the kids learn about water and the important place it holds in people's lives. They learn that water is everywhere, and end up in the swimming pool making a big splash.

Educational theme: Importance of water

Children: Angela, Gianna, Nick & Scott
14820"BJ's Really Cool House"November 22, 2002 (2002-11-22)

BJ builds his own house in the park. While waiting to see the house, Barney and his friends discuss different rooms in a house. When BJ forgets to include space for Baby Bop in his house, Barney reminds him that family makes a house a home.

Educational theme: Rooms in a house

Children: Beth, Kami, Sarah & Tony

Season 8 (2003–2004)[]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
1491"A Fountain of Fun"September 15, 2003 (2003-09-15)

Barney and the kids explore and enjoy the park while waiting for Mr. Boyd's park fountain to be delivered.

Educational theme: Park activities
Children: Jackson, Mario, Nick & Whitney

Note: First appearance of Jackson.
1502"On Again, Off Again"September 16, 2003 (2003-09-16)

From silly hats, shoes, tap dancing, and many other wearable things, Barney and the kids have fun dressing up Baby Bop's teddy bear.

Educational theme: On and off

Children: Beth, Mario, Nick & Sarah
1513"Sharing Is Caring!"September 17, 2003 (2003-09-17)

The children donate toys to Mr. Boyd's toy drive and Baby Bop learns about sharing.

Educational theme: Sharing

Children: Beth, Gianna & Scott
1524"Here Kitty, Kitty"September 18, 2003 (2003-09-18)

Barney and the kids help Miss Jo find her lost cat, and they learn a lot about cats along the way.

Educational theme: Cats

Children: Angela, Mario, Tony & Whitney
1535"Once Upon a Fairy Tale"September 19, 2003 (2003-09-19)

Mario tries to write a fairy tale and the kids try to help by acting out their favorite stories.

Educational theme: Fairy tales

Children: Gianna, Jackson, Kami & Mario
1546"It's Hot! It's Cold!"September 26, 2003 (2003-09-26)

Barney and the kids learn about hot and cold, then Barney turns the playground into a winter and a summer wonderland.

Educational theme: Hot and cold

Children: Beth, Scott & Whitney
1557"A Perfectly Purple Day"October 3, 2003 (2003-10-03)

Barney and the kids plan a party for Colleen, using her favorite color, purple.

Educational theme: The color purple

Children: Colleen, Gianna, Nick, Sarah & Tony
1568"Day and Night"October 10, 2003 (2003-10-10)

Barney helps the kids experience the differences between day and night.

Educational theme: The difference between day and night

Children: Beth, Nick & Whitney
1579"Play Piano with Me!"October 17, 2003 (2003-10-17)

Barney and the kids learn about pianos after finding Mr. Boyd and Banjo working on a player piano.

Educational theme: Pianos

Children: Beth, Kami & Mario
15810"A Picture of Friendship"October 24, 2003 (2003-10-24)

Barney and the children learn what it takes to be a good friend after accidentally hurting BJ's feelings.

Educational theme: Friendship

Children: Gianna, Jackson, Mario & Sarah
15911"A-Counting We Will Go!"May 3, 2004 (2004-05-03)

When Baby Bop becomes upset when she finds out that she is not able to count to ten, Barney and the kids help her by playing number games, visit a make believe store, and put on a number parade in the park.

Educational theme: Numbers

Children: Beth, Nick & Whitney
16012"A Little Big Day"May 4, 2004 (2004-05-04)

Barney tells Baby Bop and the children that things, both big and little, matter.

Educational theme: Big and little

Children: Angela, Kami, Nick & Scott
16113"A World of Friends"May 5, 2004 (2004-05-05)

The park has an international festival, which enables Barney and the kids to learn about Kenya, Brazil, Germany, Italy and South Korea.

Educational theme: Countries and music around the world

Children: Jackson, Kami, Mario, Scott & Whitney
16214"Who's Your Neighbor?"May 6, 2004 (2004-05-06)

This episode focuses on community helpers and how they help Barney and the kids to live safely and happily.

Educational theme: Neighborhoods

Children: Gianna, Jackson, Sarah & Tony
16315"Squares, Squares Everywhere"May 7, 2004 (2004-05-07)

Nick has to find squares for his homework and he finds it more fun finding them when Barney and the kids help.

Educational theme: Squares

Children: Angela, Beth & Nick
16416"Let's Go for a Ride!"May 10, 2004 (2004-05-10)

Cars and buses are discussed on a day of pretend-play that starts with Mario's toy car and BJ's remote-controlled car.

Educational theme: Cars and car safety

Children: Gianna, Jackson (cameo), Kami & Mario
16517"That Makes Me Mad!"May 11, 2004 (2004-05-11)

Barney asks his friends for some good ways to express anger and how to deal with it.

Educational theme: The feeling of anger

Children: Jacklyn (cameo), Matthew (cameo), Nick, Sarah & Whitney
16618"It's Your Birthday, Barney!"May 12, 2004 (2004-05-12)

It's Barney's birthday and the kids, Baby Bop and B.J. plan a party to celebrate.

Educational theme: Birthdays

Children: Angela (cameo), Beth, Gianna, Jackson, Kami (cameo), Mario, Nick (cameo), Sarah (cameo), Scott (cameo), Tony & Whitney (cameo)
16719"It's Showtime!"May 13, 2004 (2004-05-13)

A performance is planned by Barney, BJ, and the kids, who intend to entertain their friends in the park.

Educational theme: Putting on a talent show

Children: Mario, Nick, Sarah & Whitney
16820"At Home in the Park"May 14, 2004 (2004-05-14)

Barney helps the kids to learn about how animals make their homes in the park.

Educational theme: Homes for animals in the park

Children: Kami, Nick, Sarah & Tony

Season 9 (2004–2005)[]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
1691"Everybody's Got Feelings"September 6, 2004 (2004-09-06)

Barney relates that little people have big feelings. He gets his friends to make masks of faces. Barney helps BJ and Baby Bop deal with their anger.

Educational theme: Feelings and emotions

Children: David, Nick & Whitney
1702"Caring Hearts"September 7, 2004 (2004-09-07)

In their school project, the kids attach hearts with names of people they care about, on a bare tree. Barney helps the kids get a wide view of all the people who care about them. Their friends and family tree "blooms" considerably.

Educational theme: Hearts

Children: David, Nick & Whitney
1713"Let's Make Music!"September 8, 2004 (2004-09-08)

Barney tells the kids how rhythm is instrumental to music. It inspires the kids to start a marching band.

Educational theme: Music and musical instruments

Children: David, Kami & Stacy
1724"Movin' Along"September 9, 2004 (2004-09-09)

Barney steps in as the Simon of a Simon Says game. It starts everyone dancing and moving about. Midway through the game, Barney narrates a dramatization of The Tortoise and the Hare.

Educational theme: Exercise

Children: David, Kami & Stacy
1735"Let Your Creativity Fly!"September 10, 2004 (2004-09-10)

Laura, David, and Miguel find Barney's paper airplane–and set their imaginations on one goal: building a pretend airplane.

Educational theme: Airplanes

Children: David, Laura & Miguel
1746"Imagine That!"September 13, 2004 (2004-09-13)

The children use their imaginations to pretend they're in Laura's picture enjoying an island adventure.

Educational theme: Imagination

Children: David, Laura & Whitney
1757"All About Me"September 14, 2004 (2004-09-14)

Positive self-esteem is the goal as Barney teaches the kids that they're all special.

Educational theme: Traits that make people special

Children: Jackson (cameo), Laura & Whitney
1768"My Baby Brother"September 15, 2004 (2004-09-15)

Barney teaches the kids about adjusting to new babies in a family.

Educational theme: Adjusting to a newborn in the family

Children: David, Laura & Whitney
1779"Keep On Truckin'"September 16, 2004 (2004-09-16)

The children spend the day learning about trucks. They also learn the value of sharing and how to play safely.

Educational theme: Trucks and truck safety

Children: Jackson, Nick & Rachel
17810"I'm a Builder"September 17, 2004 (2004-09-17)

Barney builds a castle with the children after they watch construction vehicles.

Educational theme: Construction and imagination

Children: David, Nick & Rachel
17911"Coming On Strong"May 2, 2005 (2005-05-02)

Jackson, Miguel, Rachel, and "Dr. Whitney" play check-up to see how they have grown. Barney shares with them ways to help their bodies grow stronger and healthier.

Educational theme: Good health habits

Children: Jackson, Miguel, Rachel & Whitney
18012"Let's Play Games!"May 3, 2005 (2005-05-03)

BJ pulls out a huge pile of balls and other things for playing games, but he needs friends to help him decide what game to play.

Educational theme: Playing sports and games for exercise

Children: Jackson, Miguel, Rachel & Whitney
18113"You Can Count On Me!"May 4, 2005 (2005-05-04)

Kami, Rachel, and Nick go on Barney's number hunt. As Barney shows different number cards, the kids use their senses to find the real objects.

Educational theme: Numbers

Children: Kami, Nick & Rachel
18214"A Wonderful World of Colors and Shapes"May 5, 2005 (2005-05-05)

Barney shows off a painting, which inspires the children to create an art show. Barney also shows Baby Bop how to paint shapes.

Educational theme: Shapes and colors

Children: Jackson, Stacy & Whitney
18315"Easy as ABC"May 6, 2005 (2005-05-06)

Baby Bop learns about letters and how to spell her name and has fun with the alphabet.

Educational theme: Alphabet/Letters

Children: Jackson, Stacy & Whitney
18416"Look What I Can Do!"May 9, 2005 (2005-05-09)

The children play "I Can Do", in which each one shares something he or she can do; Baby Bop worries about trying something new.

Educational theme: Trying new things
Children: Jackson, Kami & Rachel

Note: Final appearance of Kami.
18517"Making a Move!"May 10, 2005 (2005-05-10)

Anna misses her friends from her old neighborhood, so Barney and the kids make her feel welcome. Anna also shares her memory book.

Educational theme: Understanding transition to a new neighborhood

Children: Anna, Miguel, Nick, Stacy & Whitney
18618"Home, Safe Home"May 11, 2005 (2005-05-11)

Fire safety is the subject as a firefighter inspects the caboose. Baby Bop also learns about safety when she bathes her teddy bear.

Educational theme: Firefighters

Children: David, Nick, Stacy & Whitney
18719"On the Road Again!"May 12, 2005 (2005-05-12)

Barney creates a kid-size car to teach the children about automobile. He, Baby Bop and BJ teach a lesson about seat-belt safety.

Educational theme: Cars and car safety

Children: David, Jackson & Laura
18820"My Friends, The Doctor and the Dentist"May 13, 2005 (2005-05-13)

Barney and his friends learn about healthy habits such as brushing teeth, getting checkups, eating healthy food, and exercising.

Educational theme: Dental hygiene and good healthy habits

Children: David, Jackson & Laura

Season 10 (2006)[]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
189a1a"Welcome, Cousin Riff"September 18, 2006 (2006-09-18)

Barney springs a new welcome surprise on BJ and Baby Bop; their cousin, Riff, is moving to town.

Educational theme: Making new friends

Note: This episode is also classified as episode 257b in the show and episode 9b in Season 14 and premiered on October 14, 2010 (2010-10-14).
189b1b"Special Skills"September 18, 2006 (2006-09-18)

Barney encourages the shy Riff to join BJ and Baby Bop in a special show.

Educational theme: Special skills

Children: Abigail, Jackson & Rachel
190a2a"Airplanes"September 19, 2006 (2006-09-19)

Riff takes apart BJ's new toy airplane to see how it works.

Educational theme: Airplanes
Children: Danny, David, Madison & Riley

Note: This episode is also classified as episode 267b in the show and episode 19b in Season 14 and premiered on November 1, 2010 (2010-11-01).
190b2b"Boats"September 19, 2006 (2006-09-19)

Baby Bop shows an interest in boats, so Barney shows her some vessels on a computer.

Educational theme: Boats
Children: Allison & Scott

Note: This episode is also classified as episode 250b in the show and episode 2b in Season 14 and premiered on October 5, 2010 (2010-10-05).
191a3a"Butterflies"September 20, 2006 (2006-09-20)

Barney, BJ, Riff, and the kids help Baby Bop search for her pet caterpillar, Monty, who has disappeared.

Educational theme: Butterflies
Children: Claire, Emma, Josh & Samantha

Note: This episode is also classified as episode 256a in the show and episode 8a in Season 14 and premiered on October 13, 2010 (2010-10-13).
191b3b"Bugs"September 20, 2006 (2006-09-20)

Riff, who does not want to be around bugs, is less than thrilled when BJ turns the caboose into a bug zoo.

Educational theme: Bugs and insects

Children: Ethan, Melissa, Olivia & Patty
192a4a"Shapes"September 21, 2006 (2006-09-21)

The gang goes to a carnival filled with shapes, but Riff thinks he won't be able to play any games after he loses his lucky medal.

Educational theme: Shapes

Children: Jackson, Lindsey & Sadie
192b4b"Colors"September 21, 2006 (2006-09-21)

Baby Bop sees a rainbow, but it disappears before she can show her friends, so Barney and the others paint a new rainbow.

Educational theme: Colors

Children: David, Haley, Rachel & Tracy
193a5a"Seeing"September 22, 2006 (2006-09-22)

When the gang plays hide-and-seek, Baby Bop says that an elephant is hiding in the park.

Educational theme: The sense of sight
Children: Lucas & Sophie

Note: This episode is also classified as episode 263a in the show and episode 15a in Season 14 and premiered on October 22, 2010 (2010-10-22).
193b5b"Hearing"September 22, 2006 (2006-09-22)

BJ and Riff try to see who can make the louder sound.

Educational theme: The sense of hearing

Children: Haley, Jason, Josh & Tracy
194a6a"Glad to Be Me"September 25, 2006 (2006-09-25)

Barney teaches his friends that being themselves is important.

Educational theme: Self-esteem and social skills

Children: David, Melissa & Olivia
194b6b"Arts"September 25, 2006 (2006-09-25)

Baby Bop feels left out when Barney's friends pay close attention to Riff while they are at an art festival.

Educational theme: Arts and crafts
Child: Jessica

Note: This episode is also classified as episode 251b in the show and episode 3b in Season 14 and premiered on October 6, 2010 (2010-10-06).
195a7a"Movement"September 26, 2006 (2006-09-26)

BJ and Baby Bop help Barney prepare for a footrace by showing him how to stretch his muscles.

Educational theme: Different ways of exercise
Children: Amy, Carmen & Matthew

Note: This episode is also classified as episode 252a in the show and episode 4a in Season 14 and premiered on October 7, 2010 (2010-10-07).
195b7b"BJ's Snack Attack"September 26, 2006 (2006-09-26)

BJ feels sick after eating too many sweets, so he takes a nap, only to dream of eating more sweets.

Educational theme: Healthy snacks
Children: Hope, Lindsey, Lucas & Olivia

Note: This episode is also classified as episode 253b in the show and episode 5b in Season 14 and premiered on October 8, 2010 (2010-10-08).
196a8a"Counting"September 27, 2006 (2006-09-27)

Barney teaches Baby Bop to count after BJ and Riff find a treasure map that requires math skills to find the prize.

Educational theme: Counting and numbers

Children: Bethany, Morgan, Peter, Ryan, Sadie & Sophie
196b8b"Letters"September 27, 2006 (2006-09-27)

The gang makes posters to advertise a music concert at a park.

Educational theme: Alphabet/Letters

Children: Emma, Lucas, Scott & Tracy
197a9a"Pets"September 28, 2006 (2006-09-28)

BJ offers to take care of a pal's dog, but he needs help from his friends when the dog disappears.

Educational theme: Types of pets and taking care of them

Children: Adam & Brian
197b9b"Vets"September 28, 2006 (2006-09-28)

Barney and Riff pretend to be veterinarians to help Baby Bop when her teddy bear is damaged.

Educational theme: Veterinarians

Children: Bridget, Claire & Emma
198a10a"Winter"September 29, 2006 (2006-09-29)

Baby Bop learns about fun things to do in winter, and she expectantly waits for the first snowfall.

Educational theme: Winter
Children: David, Jackson, Kathy, Laura, Olivia, Ryan, Sadie & Sophie

Note: This episode is also classified as episode 249b in the show and episode 1b in Season 14 and premiered on October 4, 2010 (2010-10-04).
198b10b"Summer"September 29, 2006 (2006-09-29)

BJ discovers fun things to do in the summertime, including relaxing activities.

Educational theme: Summer

Children: Amy, Ethan, Jackson & Lacey
199a11a"Caring"October 2, 2006 (2006-10-02)

The gang celebrates Barney's birthday, but Riff worries that his friend will not like the handmade gift that he gave to him.

Educational theme: Caring

Children: Bethany, David, Lindsey, Melanie, Peter & Scott
199b11b"Rhythm"October 2, 2006 (2006-10-02)

Baby Bop's friends teach her about rhythm after she joins a marching band.

Educational theme: Rhythm and beat

Children: Olivia & Rachel
200a12a"Playing Games"October 3, 2006 (2006-10-03)

Barney and Riff help Baby Bop understand the importance of following rules when playing games.

Educational theme: Following the rules
Children: Allison, Claire, Josh, Melissa, Ryan & Tracy

Note: This episode is also classified as episode 261a in the show and episode 13a in Season 14 and premiered on October 20, 2010 (2010-10-20).
200b12b"Fun with Reading"October 3, 2006 (2006-10-03)

BJ injures his foot and cannot play outside, so Barney suggests that he reads to help pass the time.

Educational theme: The benefits of reading and writing
Children: Audrey, Bridget & Emma

Note: This episode is also classified as episode 266b in the show and episode 18b in Season 14 and premiered on October 28, 2010 (2010-10-28).
201a13a"Making Mistakes"October 4, 2006 (2006-10-04)

BJ flubs a paint job on a caboose, so Barney shows him that everyone makes mistakes from time to time.

Educational theme: Discovering that everyone makes mistakes

Children: Olivia, Ryan & Rachel
201b13b"Separation"October 4, 2006 (2006-10-04)

Barney teaches Baby Bop how to deal with separation anxiety when she misses BJ and Riff, who are on a camping trip.

Educational theme: Separation
Children: Allison, Amy, Bethany, David, Ethan & Jackson

Note: This episode is also classified as episode 252b in the show and episode 4b in Season 14 and premiered on October 7, 2010 (2010-10-07).
202a14a"Days of the Week"October 5, 2006 (2006-10-05)

Barney teaches his friends about the days of the week to help pass the time as they wait for a petting zoo to arrive in town.

Educational theme: Days of the week

Children: Anna, Brianna & Carmen
202b14b"Sharing"October 5, 2006 (2006-10-05)

Riff and Baby Bop hold a sale in the park to raise money for a new scooter for BJ after Riff wrecks his pal's old one.

Educational theme: Sharing
Children: Amy, Kelly, Mario, Matt & Ryan

Note: This episode is also classified as episode 253b in the show and episode 6b in Season 14 and premiered on October 11, 2010 (2010-10-11).
203a15a"Rabbits"October 6, 2006 (2006-10-06)

BJ plays detective to find who or what has been nibbling on Baby Bop's snacks.

Educational theme: Rabbits and problem solving
Children: Amy, Jackson & Sophie

Note: This episode is also classified as episode 258a in the show and episode 258a in Season 14 and premiered on October 15, 2010 (2010-10-15).
203b15b"Ducks and Fish"October 6, 2006 (2006-10-06)

Barney and Riff take care of a nest of duck eggs.

Educational theme: Fish and ducks
Children: Ryan & Tracy

Note: This episode is also classified as episode 264b in the show and episode 16b in Season 14 and premiered on October 26, 2010 (2010-10-26).
204a16a"Mother Goose"October 9, 2006 (2006-10-09)

Mother Goose characters ask BJ for help in finding parts of their rhymes, and Mother Goose arrives to lend a hand.

Educational theme: Mother Goose rhymes
Children: Adam, Danny, Kaitlyn & Riley

Note: This episode is also classified as episode 266a in the show and episode 18a in Season 14 and premiered on October 28, 2010 (2010-10-28).
204b16b"Fairy Tales"October 9, 2006 (2006-10-09)

Baby Bop listens to a fairy tale while she waits to get a present.

Educational theme: Patience

Children: Ethan & Lacey
205a17a"Things I Can Do"October 10, 2006 (2006-10-10)

Baby Bop, unhappy with her own talents, wants to play the keyboard like Riff and be able to skate like Barney. Barney shows her that she should be proud of what she can do now.

Educational theme: Identifying personal accomplishments and skills
Children: Becky & Lindsey

Note: This episode is also classified as episode 265b in the show and episode 17b in Season 14 and premiered on October 27, 2010 (2010-10-27).
205b17b"Differences"October 10, 2006 (2006-10-10)

Barney steps in when a wheelchair-bound child is ignored by his friends, as they suggest games he can't participate in. Barney shows the others that not even he can do everything the kids can.

Educational theme: Appreciating differences
Children: Jackson, Jake, Lacey, Michael & Rachel

Note: This episode is also classified as episode 255b in the show and episode 7b in Season 14 and premiered on October 12, 2010 (2010-10-12).
206a18a"Dancing"October 11, 2006 (2006-10-11)

Barney helps a boy learn to dance.

Educational theme: Dancing

Children: Allison, David, Jamal, Olivia & Ryan
206b18b"Singing"October 11, 2006 (2006-10-11)

Barney tells Baby Bop a fairy tale about a princess who cannot find a song to sing, and Baby Bop imagines herself as the princess.

Educational theme: Singing

Children: Amy, Ethan, Laura & Tracy
207a19a"Neighborhood"October 12, 2006 (2006-10-12)

Riff loses his drumsticks, but he's sure he left them in one of the neighborhoods he visited, so Barney helps him remember those places.

Educational theme: Neighborhoods
207b19b"Careers"October 12, 2006 (2006-10-12)

Baby Bop tries to decide what profession she will have as an adult.

Educational theme: Jobs

Children: Claire, Joey & Samantha
208a20a"China"October 13, 2006 (2006-10-13)

BJ awaits a visit from a pen pal in China, so his friends help him prepare for the guest.

Educational theme: China
Children: Jackson, Peter, Ryan (cameo), Sadie & Tracy

Note: This episode is also classified as episode 257a in the show and episode 9a in Season 14 and premiered on October 14, 2010 (2010-10-14).
208b20b"Kenya"October 13, 2006 (2006-10-13)

A dance troupe performs a show featuring African music and dance routines.

Educational theme: Kenya
Children: Jackson & Sophie

Note: Final appearances of Jackson and Sophie.

Season 11 (2007)[]

No.
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No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
209a1a"Pistachio"September 17, 2007 (2007-09-17)

Barney runs into trouble when he cannot stop eating pistachios.

Educational theme: Self-discipline
Children: Olivia, Rachel & Ryan

Note: This episode is also classified as episode 53a in the show and episode 5a in Season 14 and premiered on October 8, 2010 (2010-10-08).
209b1b"Full Team Ahead"September 17, 2007 (2007-09-17)

BJ needs to decide if he wants Riff, who isn't good at sports, on his baseball team.

Educational theme: Teamwork

Children: David, Laura & Tracy
210a2a"The Magic Words"September 18, 2007 (2007-09-18)

Baby Bop finds out that the magic words to being polite are please and thank you.

Educational theme: Practicing good manners

Children: Sofia, Tracy & Victor
210b2b"Litterbot"September 18, 2007 (2007-09-18)

Riff tries to find an easy way to pick up the litter, but the robot that he builds doesn't work as planned.

Educational theme: Environmental awareness & picking up after oneself

Children: Ryan & Tori
211a3a"Bop 'til You Drop"September 19, 2007 (2007-09-19)

Barney steps in when Baby Bop gets a little too pushy and bossy with her friends.

Educational theme: Respect, patience and being a friend
Children: David, Lily, Nathan & Olivia

Note: This episode is also classified as episode 254a in the show and episode 6a in Season 14 and premiered on October 11, 2010 (2010-10-11).
211b3b"The Sleepless Sleepover"September 19, 2007 (2007-09-19)

Barney helps Melanie get over her fear of sleeping outside tonight at a sleepover campout in the park.

Educational theme: Friendship, dealing with fears and trying something new

Children: Dylan, Mei & Melanie
212a4a"Little Red Rockin' Hood"September 20, 2007 (2007-09-20)

Barney, Baby Bop, BJ, Riff and the kids put on a twist on a classic fairy tale story of "Little Red Rockin' Hood" where a wolf and a young girl combined their music together to form "Country Rock."

Educational theme: Accepting others, individual differences
Children: Amy, Megan, Rachel & Tracy

Note: First appearance of Megan. This episode is also classified as episode 255a in the show and episode 7a in Season 14 and premiered on October 12, 2010 (2010-10-12).
212b4b"The Whole Truth"September 20, 2007 (2007-09-20)

After BJ takes cr for Sarah's painting, Barney teaches him to always be honest with his friends.

Educational theme: Honesty
Children: David, Rachel (cameo), Sarah & Tori

Note: This episode is also classified as episode 262b in the show and episode 14 in Season 14 and premiered on October 21, 2010 (2010-10-21).
213a5a"The Wind and the Sun"September 21, 2007 (2007-09-21)

After Baby Bop has set up her lemonade stand, BJ decides he wants to fly his kite right there. When Baby Bop and BJ fight to use the same place in the park, Barney tells them the story called "The Wind and the Sun".

Educational theme: Problem solving, sharing

Children: Amy, Tori & Tyler
213b5b"The Nature of Things"September 21, 2007 (2007-09-21)

After Rachel makes a mess in the park, she dreams about how littering affects many animal homes.

Educational theme: Appreciating nature
Children: Mei, Rachel & Victor

Note: This episode is also classified as episode 256b in the show and episode 8b in Season 14 and premiered on October 13, 2010 (2010-10-13).
214a6a"The New Kid"September 24, 2007 (2007-09-24)

Riff makes a new friend and BJ gets jealous.

Educational theme: Friendship
Children: Eva, Laura, Noah, Sofia (cameo) & Victor (cameo)

Note: This episode is also classified as episode 268a in the show and episode 20a in Season 14 and premiered on November 2, 2010 (2010-11-02).
214b6b"Grandpa's Visit"September 24, 2007 (2007-09-24)

Ryan's grandfather is coming to visit him, so he cannot go to the movie theater with Barney and the others. He later learns his grandpa is more fun than he thought, and in return, the two of them decide to go to the movies after all.

Educational theme: Appreciating grandparents

Children: Eva, Ryan, Tracy & Tyler
215a7a"The Big Garden"September 25, 2007 (2007-09-25)

Everyone is busy working in the garden when Baby Bop decides she wants them to play.

Educational theme: Working at a garden
Children: David, Laura & Melanie

Note: This episode is also classified as episode 259a in the show and episode 11a in Season 14 and premiered on October 18, 2010 (2010-10-18).
215b7b"Listen!"September 25, 2007 (2007-09-25)

Riff hears something in the park and tries to figure out what it is.

Educational theme: Using the sense of hearing to listen
Children: Amy, Claire, Noah (cameo) & Ryan

Note: This episode is also classified as episode 258b in the show and episode 10b in Season 14 and premiered on October 15, 2010 (2010-10-15).
216a8a"Lost and Found"September 26, 2007 (2007-09-26)

The gang helps BJ find the circus tickets that he lost.

Educational theme: Responsibility

Children: Dylan & Laura
216b8b"Pot Full of Sunshine"September 26, 2007 (2007-09-26)

A flower that Baby Bop has been trying to get to grow dies when it gets too cold out one morning.

Educational theme: Coping with death

Children: Eva, Ryan & Tracy
217a9a"Trail Boss Barney"September 27, 2007 (2007-09-27)

Barney teaches everyone about teamwork as they visit a ranch.

Educational theme: Teamwork

Children: David, Eva & Laura
217b9b"Get Happy!"September 27, 2007 (2007-09-27)

The kids try to cheer up a girl they meet in the park.

Educational theme: The feeling of happiness
Children: Mime & Olivia

Note: This episode is also classified as episode 259b in the show and episode 11b in Season 14 and premiered on October 18, 2010 (2010-10-18).
218a10a"For the Fun of It"September 28, 2007 (2007-09-28)

BJ tries to keep up with Terry on the basketball court, but can't keep up.

Educational theme: Practice, perseverance

Children: Eva (cameo), Laura (cameo) & Terry
218b10b"Starlight, Star Bright"September 28, 2007 (2007-09-28)

Baby Bop sees a falling star while camping with Barney and the gang in the park, and sets off to put it back in the sky.

Educational theme: Imagination

Children: Lily & Tyler
219a11a"Big As Barney"October 1, 2007 (2007-10-01)

Ryan finds out what is special about himself, after he tries to be like Barney.

Educational theme: Being special
Children: David (cameo), Laura, Ryan & Tracy

Note: This episode is also classified as episode 260a in the show and episode 12a in Season 14 and premiered on October 19, 2010 (2010-10-19).
219b11b"No, No, No!"October 1, 2007 (2007-10-01)

Everyone keeps telling Baby Bop no, and she gets mad.

Educational theme: Following directions, being polite
Children: Melanie & Ryan

Note: This episode is also classified as episode 261b in the show and episode 13b in Season 14 and premiered on October 20, 2010 (2010-10-20).
220a12a"The Emperor's Contest"October 2, 2007 (2007-10-02)

Ryan thinks about cheating during a fishing contest.

Educational theme: Contests
Children: Claire, Kelly, Lucas, Ryan & Victor

Note: This episode is also classified as episode 262a in the show and episode 14a in Season 14 and premiered on October 21, 2010 (2010-10-21).
220b12b"Beethoven's Hear!"October 2, 2007 (2007-10-02)

Barney invites Beethoven to explain how being deaf doesn't have to change his life completely.

Educational theme: Being deaf
Children: Dana, Tracy & Tyler

Note: This episode is also classified as episode 263b in the show and episode 15b in Season 14 and premiered on October 22, 2010 (2010-10-22).
221a13a"Guess Who?"October 3, 2007 (2007-10-03)

Riff cannot decide on a Halloween costume.

Educational theme: Choices

Children: David, Heidi, Melanie, Nathan, Sofia & Tori
221b13b"Sweet Treats"October 3, 2007 (2007-10-03)

Barney and his friends go trick-or-treating in the park.

Educational theme: Halloween

Children: Amy, Heidi, Nathan, Ramon, Tori & Tyler
222a14a"Best In Show"October 4, 2007 (2007-10-04)

When the kids decide to have a Dog Show in the park, BJ feels a little left out because he doesn't have a dog.

Educational theme: Sharing
Children: Eva, Olivia, Rachel, Ryan & Susan

Note: This episode is also classified as episode 264a in the show and episode 16a in Season 14 and premiered on October 26, 2010 (2010-10-26).
222b14b"The Chase"October 4, 2007 (2007-10-04)

Barney tells the kids a Native American tale called "The Chase", showing them that working as a team is important.

Educational theme: Independent thinking
Children: Megan, Nathan, Tracy & Victor

Note: This episode is also classified as episode 260b in the show and episode 12b in Season 14 and premiered on October 19, 2010 (2010-10-19).
223a15a"Dream Big"October 5, 2007 (2007-10-05)

Riff dreams of traveling to Mars, so he builds a rocket. The trip does not turn out so well, but Barney explains that Riff shouldn't give up dreaming.

Educational theme: Determination

Children: David & Megan
223b15b"That's What A Mommy Is"October 5, 2007 (2007-10-05)

Baby Bop learns what makes moms special.

Educational theme: Appreciating caregivers

Children: Heidi & Tracy
224a16a"The Shrinking Blankey"October 8, 2007 (2007-10-08)

Baby Bop learns that growing is a good thing.

Educational theme: Growing
Children: David & Laura

Note: This episode is also classified as episode 265a in the show and episode 17a in Season 14 and premiered on October 27, 2010 (2010-10-27).
224b16b"The Awful Tooth"October 8, 2007 (2007-10-08)

Riff has a sore tooth, and yet, he is afraid of the dentist.

Educational theme: Dental hygiene

Children: Melanie & Rachel
225a17a"The Blame Game"October 9, 2007 (2007-10-09)

Marcos accidentally breaks Melanie's art show project, but is afraid to tell her.

Educational theme: Taking responsibility for one's action
Children: Marcos, Melanie & Olivia

Note: This episode is also classified as episode 267a in the show and episode 19a in Season 14 and premiered on November 1, 2010 (2010-11-01).
225b17b"What's Your Name?"October 9, 2007 (2007-10-09)

The kids are painting pictures in the caboose and have signed their names, which leads to Barney telling them what names really mean. A new kid, Myra is afraid that her name is too ordinary, but with help from Barney and her friends, everyone comes to realize how important names are and where they come from.

Educational theme: The meanings of names & their origins

Children: Amy, Mei, Myra & Ryan
226a18a"The Magic Caboose"October 10, 2007 (2007-10-10)

Barney and the kids board the magic caboose to take pretend trips to different countries.

Educational theme: Imagination
Children: David, Melanie, Rachel, Sofia & Victor

Note: This episode is also classified as episode 251a in the show and episode 3a in Season 14 and premiered on October 6, 2010 (2010-10-06).
226b18b"BJ the Great"October 10, 2007 (2007-10-10)

BJ wants to become a great magician, but does not want to practice. When he thinks he has turned his sister into a turtle, he learns that practice makes perfect.

Educational theme: Practice, perseverance and problem solving

Children: Eva, Megan & Tracy
227a19a"Gift of the Dinos"October 11, 2007 (2007-10-11)

Barney reminds BJ and Riff that Christmas is more than just getting gifts.

Educational theme: The true meaning of Christmas
Children: Marcos & Rachel

Note: This episode is also classified as episode 249a in the show and episode 1a in Season 14 and premiered on October 4, 2010 (2010-10-04).
227b19b"A Visit to Santa"October 11, 2007 (2007-10-11)

Melanie misses the mailman when she wasn't getting her Christmas letter to him on time, so Barney takes her on a trip to Santa's workshop at the North Pole to deliver her Christmas wish list to Santa.

Educational theme: Christmas, giving

Children: Megan, Melanie, Nathan & Ryan
228a20a"Riff's Musical Zoo"October 12, 2007 (2007-10-12)

After Tracy's mother can't take the kids to the zoo, Riff uses stuffed animals and musical instruments to mimic animals sounds to create a "musical zoo"!

Educational theme: Zoo animals
Children: David, Marcos, Rachel & Tracy

Note: This episode is also classified as episode 250a in the show and episode 2a in Season 14 and premiered on October 5, 2010 (2010-10-05).
228b20b"The Princess and the Frog"October 12, 2007 (2007-10-12)

After Baby Bop promises Ryan to watch his pet frog, Barney tells her the story of "The Princess and the Frog" to remind her to always keep her promises.

Educational theme: Kindness
Children: Myra, Ryan & Victor

Note: This episode is also classified as episode 268b in the show and episode 20b in Season 14 and premiered on November 2, 2010 (2010-11-02).

Season 12 (2008)[]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
2291"Way to Go!: A Travel Adventure"September 15, 2008 (2008-09-15)

With the help of their imaginations, the kids explore all types of travel using cardboard boxes.

Educational theme: Traveling and creativity

Children: Daniel, Destiny & Holly
2302"The Misbegotten Moon: A Space Adventure"September 16, 2008 (2008-09-16)

Baby Bop sees a half-moon and thinks the moon is broken. Barney takes her to see the Man in the Moon.

Educational theme: Outer space

Children: Marcos & Jackie
2313"The Sword in the Sandbox: A Storybook Adventure"September 17, 2008 (2008-09-17)

When Daniel thinks that he is too little to do anything right, Barney tells him a version of the King Arthur legends, where Arthur pulls the sword out of a sandbox.

Educational theme: Perseverance

Children: Daniel, David, Emma, Holly & Jackie
2324"Riff to the Rescue!: A Wild West Adventure"September 18, 2008 (2008-09-18)

Barney tells Riff the story of his great-great-grandfather Riffle, a sheriff who took on an outlaw named Bossy Bop.

Educational theme: The Wild West, trying something new

Children: David, Taylor & Tracy
2335"Lights! Camera! Action!: A Movie Adventure"September 19, 2008 (2008-09-19)

Melanie decides to help Grace's food drive by putting on a movie premiere with a canned food admission price.

Educational theme: Different film genres, helping friends

Children: David, Grace & Melanie
2346"To Catch a Thief: A Mystery Adventure"September 22, 2008 (2008-09-22)

When many different balls disappear without a trace, BJ is determined to find the mysterious thief.

Educational theme: Acceptance

Children: Joshua (cameo), Marcos & Tracy
2357"The Magic Lamp: A Travel Adventure"September 23, 2008 (2008-09-23)

Layla feels disappointed with her culture, despite the fact that it is her birthday. With a little help from Barney, she goes on a trip to Lebanon and learns more about her heritage.

Educational theme: Culture of Lebanon

Children: Chloe (cameo), Daniel, David & Layla
2368"The Amazing Captain Pickles: A Hero Adventure"September 24, 2008 (2008-09-24)

BJ learns a lesson about bragging when he tells everyone that he, as Captain Pickles, can leap over the moon. Baby Bop has some serious doubts about who is the greatest superhero. Barney then helps BJ learn the importance of being honest.

Educational theme: Honesty

Children: Emma & Ryan
2379"A Game for Everyone: A Sports Adventure"September 25, 2008 (2008-09-25)

Barney, Baby Bop, BJ, and the kids are planning a Sports Day in the park. When Barney and Baby Bop meet Jill, a new friend who is too shy to participate, Barney explains that Jill might just need a little encouragement to join the fun.

Educational theme: Sports and inclusion

Children: Jill, Marcos, Mei (cameo), Myra & Taylor
23810"The Reluctant Dragon: A Fairy Tale Adventure"September 26, 2008 (2008-09-26)

Barney teaches that everyone can't tell from the outside what someone might be like on the inside. He does it by telling a story about a dragon that wasn't at all what others thought she was. The villagers were afraid of her, but it turns out, she was not scary at all and was a very nice dragon who liked to knit socks and drink tea.

Educational theme: Overcoming fears & being non-judgemental

Children: David, Emma & Tracy

Season 13 (2009)[]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
2391"Bienvenido, Barney: Mexico"
September 7, 2009 (2009-09-07)

Monty passes through the park with a flock of friends on their way to Mexico. When Monty gets left behind by his insect friends and family, Barney takes everyone on a visit to Mexico, where Baby Bop will say goodbye to her butterfly friend.

Educational theme: Mexico

Children: Emma, Joshua (cameo) & Kioko (cameo)
2402"Big Brother Rusty: China"September 8, 2009 (2009-09-08)

Barney's excited to find out that Rusty's family is adopting a new baby girl from China; however, Rusty feels differently. He isn't sure if he's going to be a good brother, and he doesn't know much about China. Barney takes him, BJ, and Baby Bop on an adventure to China where he can learn more about his new sister's heritage. By the time he returns to the park, Rusty excitedly meets his new baby sister and realizes he will be the best big brother ever.

Educational theme: Chinese culture, being a good sibling

Children: Eli (cameo), Rusty & Taylor (cameo)
2413"¡Ahora Mismo!: Spain"September 9, 2009 (2009-09-09)

When Ben arrives too late to get a pony ride, he must learn how to wait the hard way. He's always wanted a horse and now it looks as if he's missed his opportunity. Barney then takes him to Spain where they meet a dancing horse named Regalo. Ben and Barney return to the park just in time for Ben to finally get a pony ride.

Educational theme: Spain

Children: Ben, Emma (cameo) & Holly (cameo)
2424"Venice, Anyone?: Italy"September 10, 2009 (2009-09-10)

Emma is frustrated with a school project about her family and cannot play soccer with Joshua. Noticing that her ancestors are from Venice, Barney takes her to Italy to learn more about her family's culture. They take a gondola ride, learn about Italian food, and make special masks.

Educational theme: Culture of Italy, taking tasks step by step

Children: Emma & Joshua
2435"Sweeter Than Candy: Greece"September 11, 2009 (2009-09-11)

Barney, Baby Bop, and BJ are helping the park kids get ready for a school play. When Barney tells everyone that putting on shows began in Greece, they want to go visit. While there, they meet some friends and decide to put on a play in an amphitheatre. Barney knows a great story that originated in Greece called King Midas. By the end of the day, everyone has experienced another country and have learned that wanting too much is not a good thing.

Educational theme: Culture of Greece, self-limitation

Children: Connor, Myra & Tracy
2446"The Music Box: Switzerland"September 14, 2009 (2009-09-14)

The kids are having a yard sale, getting rid of old toys, books and clothes. Kioko shows up holding a prized possession which is a music box from Switzerland. By accident, Ben includes the music box in a cardboard box of yard sale items and 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 has returned.

Educational theme: Culture of Switzerland

Children: Ben, Holly (cameo) & Kioko (cameo)
2457"The Good Egg: Kenya"September 15, 2009 (2009-09-15)

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.

Educational theme: Culture of Kenya

Children: Joshua, Natalia & Taylor
2468"A Bird of a Different Feather: Hawaii"September 16, 2009 (2009-09-16)

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 a Hawaiian lei and dance a hula. Eventually, Barney and his friends find a bird of paradise, which was not really a bird, but a flower pretending to be one.

Educational theme: Hawaii

Children: Ben, Rusty & Tracy
2479"Bonjour, Barney!: France"September 17, 2009 (2009-09-17)

Emma wants to paint an award-winning painting for the Art In The Park Show, but she is just not satisfied with her artwork. Barney then takes her to France to learn how to paint from his friend, Pierre. While there, they learn about France and how to paint by following their heart.

Educational theme: France

Children: Connor, Emma & Myra
24810"Home Sweet Earth: The Rainforest"
September 18, 2009 (2009-09-18)

It's Earth Day, but Ben is wasting paper while BJ is not 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 people's world. As Earth Day comes to an end, Barney reminds them all that taking good care of people's Earth is the natural thing to do for everyone.

Educational theme: Nature and the rainforests

Children: Ben, Maya & Tracy

Season 14 (2010)[]

Season 14 consists of repackaged Season 10 and 11 episodes, but is still noted as a separate season.

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