10 Facts about Barney

Sunday, May 17th 2015. | Entertainment

Let me show you the interesting Facts about Barney if you want to know the famous TV series in America. The series is aired for children under the title Barney & Friends. The children for ages 1 till 8 can watch it. The first episode of Barney was aired on 6th April 1992. It features the main character named Barney.  He is T-rex which has purple color. The show receives positive review for Barney will have small dance and sings song to deliver the educational messages to the children. Let’s find out more interesting facts about Barney below:

Facts about Barney 1: the new episodes

Many children miss the new episodes of Barney and Friend. However, since 2009, the new episodes or Barney and Friends have not been produced anymore. But you can find the rerun in Barney series in different kinds of PBS stations.

Facts about Barney 2: who was the creator of Barney?

Can you guess the creator of Barney?  Sheryl Leach of Dallas Texas created Barney in 1987. She wanted to have an educational show that was appealing and nice to her son.

Barney Pic

Barney Pic

Facts about Barney 3: home videos

Then Leach came up with an idea to create home videos about it. The first three videos of Barney featured the actress Sandy Duncan. The home videos that Leach made entitled Barney and the Backyard Gang. Then you can find other characters such as Riff, B.J. and Baby Bop in the video.

Facts about Barney 4: Larry Rifkin

Larry Rifkin was the daughter of the Connecticut Public executive who rented one of Barney’s videos and felt great about it. Then she showed it to the CPTV president Jerry Franklin. Both tried to convince Leach to do the concept of Barney for Television.

Barney Facts

Barney Facts

Facts about Barney 5: the debut

Barney made a debut on TV show in 1992 with the title Barney & Friends. The producer was CPTV and Lyrick Studios. Find out facts about Atticus Finch here.

Facts about Barney 6: the funding

Even though Barney & Friends was a great success, PBS will only give the fund for 30 episodes. Due to the various supports from the parents who loved to watch the show, PBS finally reconsidered it.

Barney Cute

Barney Cute

Facts about Barney 7: the taping

The Barney series was taped at Color Dynamics Studios facility at Greenville Avenue & Bethany Drive in Allen, Texas for several years.

Facts about Barney 8: parting with show

In 2002, Lyrick Studios was bought by HiT Entertainment and Leach decided to leave the show.

Barney and Friends

Barney and Friends

Facts about Barney 9: the theme song

The main theme song of Barney is “Barney is a Dinosaur”. Get facts about Barbie dolls here.

Facts about Barney 10: the ending song

Most of the time, the show ended with “I Love You” song.

Facts about Barney

Facts about Barney

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