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Barney & Friends (TV Series 1992–2009) Poster

(1992–2009)

Trivia

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Barney was originally intended to be a bear. After Sheryl Leach's son Patrick went to a dinosaur exhibit, the character became a dinosaur.
Originally created in 1987, for a series of videos titled "Barney and the Backyard Gang".
Three people had provided the voice of Barney throughout its run. Bob West provided the voice for the character when it premiered in 1992; he left the show in 2000. Duncan Brannan took over from West providing the voice for Barney in many direct-to-video episodes until 2002 when Dean Wendt took over the character's voice until the show ended in 2009. Barney is currently voiced by David Joyner.
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There will be a Barney and Friends reboot in 2017 although it is unknown if David Joyner will reprise his role as Barney.
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According to the episode "Happy Birthday, Barney!" Barney is two hundred million years old.
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It is unknown what BJ's initials stand for.
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Barney is a Tyrannosaurus Rex.
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The series featured two future Disney Channel stars Selena Gomez (Gianna) and Demi Lovato (Angela).
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There have been a total of four people with a disability on the show: 1. Patty, who is blind. 2. Jason, who is deaf. 3. David, who is in a wheelchair. 4. Colleen, who has one hand.
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Min (Pia Manalo) makes her final appearance in the episode "Read With Me, Dance With Me".
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Riff, a dinosaur, is BJ and Baby Bop's cousin.
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Kurt Dykhuizen who plays Jason is deaf in real life.
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A Season 14 was produced in 2010, but it only consists of combining segments from Seasons 10 and 11 and thus doesn't count as an official season.
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The are three sets of siblings on the show: 1. Ashley and Alyssia. 2. Tina and Luci. 3. Carlos and Juan. 4. Amy and Michael
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Barney is purple with a green stomach while Baby Bop is green with a purple stomach.
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Monet and Maurie Chandler who play identitical twins Ashley and Alyssia are sisters in real life.
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Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato were born the same year the show aired.
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Spoilers 

The trivia items below may give away important plot points.

Tina and Derek make their final appearances in the episode "On The Move".
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Barney's catchphrases are "Super Dee Duper" and "Stupendous".
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Jason (Kurt Dykhuzien) is deaf but can communicate with sign language and has a hearing aid.
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Baby Bop is 3 years old and BJ is 7 years old.
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BJ and Baby Bop are brother and sister bringing the total of siblings to eight.
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It is revealed that Luci is from Mexico.
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