Barney and Friends Children TV Show

Barney and Friends Children TV Show

In the year 1992 Barney & Friends, a children’s television show produced in the United States. Barney character was created by Sheryl Leach of Dallas, Texas in 1987. In the year 1992 Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), debuted series as "Barney & Friends". Lyrick Studios (bought by HIT Entertainment) was the producer of the series "Barney & Friends".

The show was taped for seven years at the ColorDynamics Studios facility at Greenville Avenue & Bethany Drive in Allen, and after moved to The Studios at Las Colinas, Texas. Now currently, the Barney & Friends is produced in a northern suburb of Dallas. "Barney & Friends" TV series and videos are distributed by HIT Entertainment and Lionsgate. WNET is the producer of "Barney & Friends" TV series.

Barney & Friends is now shown in many other countries like Spanish language version produced in Mexico which is called Barney y Sus Amigos.

Barney is the main character in Barney and Friends. Barney comes to life through a child’s imagination as a purple Tyrannosaurus Rex Dinosaur. Baby Bop, B.J and Riff are other main characters of the Barney & Friends.


Voices for Barney:

  • Bob West (1988-2001)
  • Duncan Brannon (2000-2001)
  • Tim Dever (2000-2001)
  • Dean Wendt (2002-Present)
Barney & Friends
Barney & Friends Format Children's television series
Barney & Friends Created by Sheryl Leach
Barney & Friends Starring David Joyner (Barney suit)
Dean Wendt (Barney voice)
Jeff Ayers (Baby Bop suit)
Julie Johnson (Baby Bop voice)
Patty Wirtz (B.J. voice)
Kyle Nelson (B.J. suit)
Adam Brown (Riff suit)
Michaela Dietz (Riff voice)
Barney & Friends Country of origin United States
Barney & Friends No. of episodes 238 (as of season twelve)
Barney & Friends Production
Barney & Friends Running time 30 Minutes
Barney & Friends Broadcast
Barney & Friends Original channel PBS (1992-Present)
PBS Kids Channel (1999-Present)
PBS Kids Sprout (2005-Present)
Barney & Friends Original run April 6, 1992 – Ongoing
Barney and Friends Crew
  • Sheryl Leach (creator)
  • Kathy Parker (producer)
  • Dennis DeShazer (director)
  • Mark S. Bernthal (writer)
  • Stephen White (writer)
Barney and Friends Movies and specials
  • Barney's Great Adventure (1998) (Theatrical Movie, starring Trevor Morgan and Kyla Pratt)
  • Barney's Imagination Island (1994)
  • Barney Live In New York City (1994)

Barney and Friends Airing history

Barney and Friends in US
  • Public Broadcasting Service
  • PBS Kids
  • PBS KIDS Sprout
Barney and Friends in UK
  • GMTV(1994-2000)
  • The Children's Channel
  • LIVINGtv
  • Cartoonito (2006–)
  • Five (2002-2005)
Barney and Friends in Australia
  • Nine Network
  • FOX8
Barney and Friends in Japan
  • Playhouse Disney
Barney and Friends in Israel
  • Arutz HaYeladim (the kids channel)
  • Hop!
  • Channel 2
Barney and Friends in Philippines
  • ABS-CBN
  • TV5 (dubbed in Tagalog)
Barney and Friends in Spain
  • Antena 3
Barney and Friends in Mexico and Latin America
  • Discovery Kids
Barney and Friends in New Zealand
  • TVNZ (TV2)
Barney and Friends in Turkey
  • ATV
Barney and Friends in Canada
  • Treehouse TV
Barney and Friends in Ireland
  • RTE
Barney and Friends in Italy
  • Italia
  • JimJam
Barney and Friends in France
  • Cartoonito
no. Barney and Friends Children TV Episode air date score
1 The Queen of Make-Believe 4/6/1992 4.00
2 My Family's Just Right for Me 4/7/1992 4.92
3 Playing It Safe 4/8/1992 4.18
4 Hop to It! 4/9/1992 4.34
5 Eat, Drink and Be Healthy! 4/10/1992 3.60
6 Four Seasons Day 4/13/1992 4.27
7 The Treasure of Rainbow Beard 4/14/1992 7.51
8 Going Places! 4/15/1992 4.28
9 Caring Means Sharing 4/16/1992 6.85
10 Down on Barney's Farm 4/17/1992 5.48
11 What's That Shadow? 4/20/1992 4.35
12 Happy Birthday, Barney! 4/21/1992 7.12
13 Alphabet Soup! 4/22/1992 4.75
14 Our Earth, Our Home 4/23/1992 3.85
15 Let's Help Mother Goose! 4/24/1992 7.68
16 Be a Friend 4/27/1992 7.33
17 I Just Love Bugs! 4/28/1992 7.20
18 When I Grow Up… 4/29/1992 8.48
19 1-2-3-4-5 Senses! 4/30/1992 5.68
20 Practice Makes Music 5/1/1992 7.94
21 Hi, Neighbor! 5/4/1992 4.82
22 A Camping We Will Go! 5/5/1992 5.93
23 A Splash Party, Please 5/6/1992 5.11
24 Carnival of Numbers 5/7/1992 5.83
25 A World of Music 5/8/1992 4.44
26 Doctor Barney is Here! 5/11/1992 4.75
27 Oh, What a Day! 5/12/1992 5.05
28 Home Sweet Homes 5/13/1992 8.16
29 ¡Hola, Mexico! 5/14/1992 4.89
30 Everyone is Special 5/15/1992 8.50
31 Falling for Autumn! 9/27/1993 7.75
32 Grandparents Are Grand! 9/28/1993 2.94
33 May I Help You? 9/29/1993 7.00
34 Red, Blue, and Circles, Too! 9/30/1993 7.75
35 Honk! Honk! A Goose on the Loose! 10/1/1993 5.39
36 Hoo's in the Forest? 10/4/1993 10
37 I Can Do That! 10/5/1993 6.54
38 Grown-Ups for a Day! 10/6/1993 4.28
39 Picture This! 10/7/1993 3.88
40 Look at Me, I'm Three! 10/8/1993 8.20
41 The Exercise Circus 10/11/1993 7.12
42 My Favorite Things 10/12/1993 6.88
43 The Dentist Makes Me Smile 10/13/1993 4.40
44 Fun with Safety 10/14/1993 4.28
45 An Adventure in Make-Believe 10/15/1993 4.39
46 The Alphabet Zoo 10/18/1993 10
47 Having Tens of Fun! 10/19/1993 7.75
48 A Very Special Delivery 10/20/1993 3.80
49 Shawn and the Beanstalk 11/20/1995 3.93
50 If the Shoe Fits… 11/21/1995 10
51 Room for Everyone 11/22/1995 6.17
52 I Can Be a Firefighter! 11/23/1995 10
53 Shopping for a Surprise! 11/24/1995 8.20
54 Anyway You Slice It 11/27/1995 10
55 Twice Is Nice! 11/28/1995 10
56 On the Move 11/29/1995 10
57 A Welcome Home 11/30/1995 10
58 Classical Cleanup 12/1/1995 10
59 Our Furry Feathered Fishy Friends 12/4/1995 10
60 Gone Fishing! 12/5/1995 10
61 At Home with Animals 12/6/1995 10
62 It's Raining, It's Pouring… 12/7/1995 10
63 Camera Safari 12/8/1995 10
64 Who's Who on the Choo-Choo? 12/11/1995 10
65 Are We There Yet? 12/12/1995 9.25
66 Ship Ahoy! 12/13/1995 10
67 Hats Off to B.J.! 12/14/1995 1.67
68 Up We Go! 12/15/1995 10
69 First Day of School 11/17/1997 7.00
70 Is Everybody Happy? 11/18/1997 10
71 Pennies, Nickels, Dimes 11/19/1997 5.50
72 We've Got Rhythm! 11/20/1997 3.33
73 Tick Tock Clocks! 11/21/1997 10
74 Waiting for Mr. MacRooney 11/24/1997 7.00
75 Let's Build Together 11/25/1997 10
76 It's Tradition 11/26/1997 10
77 A Picture of Health 11/27/1997 10
78 Play Ball! 11/28/1997 2.77
79 A Different Kind of Mystery 12/1/1997 10
80 Going on a Bear Hunt 12/2/1997 10
81 Let's Eat! 12/3/1997 10
82 TREE-Mendous Trees 12/4/1997 10
83 Good, Clean Fun! 12/5/1997 10
84 Easy, Breezy Day! 12/8/1997 10
85 All Mixed Up 12/9/1997 10
86 Oh, Brother…She's My Sister 12/10/1997 10
87 Once a Pond a Time 12/11/1997 10
88 E-I-E-I-O 12/12/1997 2.08
89 Books Are Fun! 11/2/1998 10
90 Trading Places 11/3/1998 10
91 Safety First! 11/4/1998 10
92 Circle of Friends 11/5/1998 10
93 The One and Only You 11/6/1998 10
94 Barney's Band 11/9/1998 10
95 Try It, You'll Like It! 11/10/1998 10
96 Colors All Around 11/11/1998 10
97 Howdy, Friends! 11/12/1998 10
98 Seven Days a Week 11/13/1998 10
99 Hidden Treasures 11/16/1998 10
100 A Royal Welcome 11/17/1998 10
101 Sweet as Honey 11/18/1998 10
102 First Things First! 11/19/1998 10
103 Aunt Rachel Is Here! 11/20/1998 10
104 It's a Rainy Day! 11/23/1998 10
105 Easy Does It! 11/24/1998 10
106 What's in a Name? 11/25/1998 10
107 A Very Special Mouse 11/26/1998 10
108 A Package of Friendship 11/27/1998 1.50
109 Stick with Imagination! 11/1/1999 10
110 Itty Bitty Bugs 11/2/1999 10
111 Grandparents Are Grand (2) 11/3/1999 10
112 Snack Time! 11/4/1999 10
113 A Sunny, Snowy Day 11/5/1999 10
114 Ready...Set...Create! 11/8/1999 10
115 Five Kinds of Fun! 11/9/1999 10
116 Count Me In! 11/10/1997 10
117 Who's Who at the Zoo 11/11/1999 10
118 Birthday Olé 11/12/1999 1.67
119 Exercise/Dance 4/3/2000 10
120 Brushing Up on Teeth 4/4/2000 10
121 A `Little' Mother Goose 4/5/2000 10
122 Good Job 4/6/2000 10
123 It's Home to Me 4/7/2000 10
124 How Does Your Garden Grow? 4/10/2000 10
125 You Can Do It! 4/11/2000 10
126 Fire Safety 4/12/2000 10
127 Ready, Set, Go! 4/13/2000 10
128 You Are Special! 4/14/2000 7.00
129 All Aboard! 9/2/2002 10
130 Up, Down, and Around! 9/3/2002 10
131 Tea-riffic Manners 9/4/2002 10
132 Puppy Love 9/5/2002 10
133 Bunches of Boxes 9/6/2002 10
134 Stop! Go! 9/9/2002 10
135 Red, Yellow, and Blue! 9/10/2002 10
136 Play for Exercise! 9/11/2002 10
137 Come Blow Your Horn! 9/12/2002 10
138 A New Friend 9/13/2002 10
139 Numbers! Numbers! 9/20/2002 10
140 This Way In! This Way Out! 9/27/2002 10
141 Spring Into Fun! 10/4/2002 10
142 Play It Safe! 10/11/2002 10
143 Three Lines, Three Corners 10/18/2002 10
144 A Parade of Bikes 10/25/2002 10
145 It's a Happy Day! 11/1/2002 5.50
146 My Family and Me 11/8/2002 10
147 Splish! Splash! 11/15/2002 10
148 B.J.'s Really Cool House 11/22/2002 1.15
149 A Fountain of Fun 9/15/2003 10
150 On Again, Off Again 9/16/2003 10
151 Sharing Is Caring! 9/17/2003 10
152 Here Kitty, Kitty 9/18/2003 10
153 Once Upon a Fairy Tale 9/19/2003 10
154 It's Hot! It's Cold! 9/22/2003 10
155 A Perfectly Purple Day 9/23/2003 10
156 Day and Night 9/24/2003 10
157 Play Piano with Me! 9/25/2003 10
158 A Picture of Friendship 9/26/2003 10
159 A-Counting We Will Go! 5/3/2004 2.16
160 A Big Little Day 5/4/2004 1.67
161 A World of Friends 5/5/2004 10
162 Who's Your Neighbor? 5/6/2004 3.33
163 Squares, Squares Everywhere 5/7/2004 10
164 Let's Go for a Ride 5/10/2004 2.00
165 That Makes Me Mad! 5/11/2004 2.08
166 It's Your Birthday, Barney! 5/12/2004 2.47
167 It's Showtime! 5/13/2004 0.50
168 At Home in the Park 5/14/2004 2.00
169 Everybody's Got Feelings 9/6/2004 10
170 Caring Hearts 9/7/2004 10
171 Let's Make Music! 9/8/2004 3.40
172 Movin' Along 9/9/2004 10
173 Let Your Creativity Fly! 9/10/2004 10
174 Imagine That! 9/13/2004 10
175 All About Me 9/14/2004 10
176 My Baby Brother 9/15/2004 10
177 Keep On Truckin' 9/16/2004 10
178 I'm A Builder 9/17/2004 10
179 Coming On Strong 5/2/2005 4.05
180 Let's Play Games! 5/3/2005 10
181 You Can Count On Me 5/4/2005 10
182 A Wonderful World of Colors and Shapes 5/5/2005 10
183 Easy as ABC 5/6/2005 2.35
184 Look What I Can Do! 5/9/2005 10
185 Making A Move! 5/10/2005 10
186 Home, Safe Home 5/11/2005 4.35
187 On the Road Again! 5/12/2005 5.60
188 My Friends, The Doctor and Dentist 5/13/2005 5.50
189 Welcome, Cousin Riff: Special Skills 9/15/2006 5.50
190 Airplanes; Boats 9/19/2006 10
191 Butterflies; Bugs 9/20/2006 10
192 Shapes; Colors 9/21/2006 10
193 Seeing; Hearing 9/22/2006 10
194 Glad to Be Me; Arts 9/23/2006 10
195 Movement; BJ's Snack Attack 9/26/2006 10
196 Counting; Letters 9/27/2006 10
197 Pets; Vets 9/28/2006 10
198 Winter; Summer 9/27/2006 10
199 Caring & Rhythm 10/2/2006 10
200 Playing Games; Fun with Reading 10/3/2006 10
201 Making Mistakes; Separation 10/4/2006 10
202 Days of the Week; Sharing 10/5/2006 10
203 Rabbits; Ducks and Fish 10/6/2006 10
204 Mother Goose; Fairy Tales 10/9/2006 5.50
205 Things I Can Do; Differences 10/10/2006 6.73
206 Singing; Dancing 10/11/2006 0.00
207 Neighborhood; Careers 10/12/2006 1.00
208 China; Kenya 10/13/2006 7.00
209 Pistachio; Full Team Ahead 9/17/2007 3.33
210 The Magic Words; Litterbot 9/18/2007 10
211 Bop 'til You Drop; The Sleepless Sleepover 9/19/2007 3.74
212 Little Red Rockin' Hood; The Whole Truth 9/20/2007 2.92
213 The Wind and the Sun; The Nature of Things 9/21/2007 10
214 The New Kid; Grandpa's Visit 9/24/2007 10
215 You've Got to Have Art 9/24/2007 10
216 Barney's Big Garden; Listen! 9/25/2007 10
217 Lost and Found; Pot Full of Sunshine 9/26/2007 10
218 Trail Toss Barney; Get Happy! 9/27/2007 10
219 For the Fun of It; Starlight, Star Bright 9/28/2007 10
220 Big as Barney; No, No, No 10/1/2007 10
221 The Emperor's Contest; Beethoven's Hear 10/2/2007 2.90