Barney & Friends
TV Series (1992 - 2008)
Barney & Friends is a series for preschoolers set in a day-care classroom. Features Barney, a large purple dinosaur, & a cast of young children engaged in learning activities.
Series Fun Facts
- Originally created in 1987, for a series of videos titled "Barney and the Backyard Gang".
- Barney was originally intended to be a bear. After Sheryl Leach's son Patrick went to a dinosaur exhibit, the character became a dinosaur.