|Barney & Friends Episode|
|A Different Kind of Mystery|
|Season 4, Episode 11|
|Air date||December 1, 1997|
|Written by||Donna Cooner|
|Directed by||Steven Feldman|
Going on a Bear Hunt
Strange noises coming from the classroom prompt Jeff, Ashley, Kristen, Curtis, and Barney to investigate who the mysterious visitor might be—with plenty of helpful hints from Scooter McNutty. Stella tells the story of "The City Mouse and the Country Mouse." The strange noise happened to be Jeff's cat name Tiger.
Educational Theme: Differences, Uniqueness, and Mysteries
Stories: The City Mouse and the Country Mouse
- This is the only time Curtis and Jeff appeared together.
- This is the first episode to use a new arrangement of Everyone is Special.
- It is revealed in this episode that Ashley is allergic to milk and Curtis was named after his grandfather when he was born.
- Stella was not listed in the credits, despite being in the episode.
- This is the second time a kitten ends up in the classroom. The first was same episode Oh, What a Day!.
- Three of the kids (Ashley, Curtis and Kristen) also appeared in It's Time for Counting (with Kim and Robert).