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Barney's Halloween Party
Release Date August 18, 1998
Rereleased Yes
Available on DVD Yes
Written by Stephen White
Directed by Steven Feldman
Barney's Big Surprise
Barney's First Adventures

Barney's Halloween Party is a Barney Special that was released on August 18, 1998. It was later released on DVD August 19, 2003, and later re-released on DVD on September 1, 2009. It also appeared on the "Children's Favorites: Halloween Treats" DVD.


It’s Halloween and Barney and the kids are decorating the gym for an exciting party at the school. From Indian corn to smiling jack-o-lanterns, the gym is aglow with the colors of fall. Meanwhile, BJ and Baby Bop are putting the final touches on their costumes as they get ready for a fun-filled night of trick-or-treating. Finally, evening arrives, the party begins, and the trick-or-treaters set out to search for goodies. Unfortunately, after a full night of trying, BJ comes up just a bit empty-handed. But when he and Baby Bop return to school, they soon find out that their friends have plenty of goodies and surprises waiting for them. Sometimes, the best treats at Halloween are good friends.

Educational Theme: Halloween

Poem Rhyme: Five Little Owls


Song List

  1. Barney Theme Song
  2. It's Halloween Night Tonight
  3. Pop Goes The Weasel
  4. I Like Autumn
  5. Apples
  6. So Many Pumpkins
  7. S-M-I-L-E
  8. Icky, Squishy, Gooey, Ooey
  9. Itsy Bitsy Spider
  10. Itsy Bitsy Spider (Reprise)
  11. What I Want to Be
  12. It's Halloween Night Tonight (Reprise)
  13. A Big Parade of Costumes
  14. Toss It in a Window
  15. It's C-C Cold BRRRR!
  16. One, Two, That's What You Do
  17. I Love You


  • This is the first Halloween Special in the Barney franchise.
  • Excluding Barney's Great Adventure, this special marks the final time that Sheryl Leach (co-creator) serves as an executive producer. Dennis DeShazer will stay executive producer until the end of the second generation.
  • This special marks the last appearances of the Season 4 versions of The Barney Theme Song and I Love You.
  • This is the first home video that Mr. Boyd appears in.
  • This special marks the first appearances of Farmer Dooley and Miss Pennypacker. Farmer Dooley would later reappear in the Season 9 home video "Let's Go to the Farm", and Miss Pennypacker would later reappear in the Season 5 home video Walk Around the Block with Barney, where she appears with Barney.
  • This is the first time Stephen is seen with his haircut. He would remain that way until his last appearance in You Can Be Anything.
  • During the song, A Big Parade of Costumes, one of the kids in the background of the stage is wearing the same cheerleading uniform as Luci wears on Carnival of Numbers, and the uniform was seen in Are We There Yet?
  • This special marks the last appearance of the Season 4 Barney costume.
  • When BJ says "Thanks Mrs. Pennypacker" you can see that Baby Bop lip syncs the exact same words.
  • In this special, Stephen says "Autumn? I thought it was Fall." Rebecca said the same thing in Barney's 1-2-3-4 Seasons.
  • This is the last time until Let's Go on Vacation that I Like Autumn is sung.
  • This is the first time we see Baby Bop meet BJ's alter-ego Captain Pickles.
Halloween Party

Title Card


  • During the end credits, Baby Bop's name was mispelled "Baby Bob." 

VHS/DVD Covers


Barney's Halloween Party (1998) - Home Video Trailer (e13460)01:00

Barney's Halloween Party (1998) - Home Video Trailer (e13460)

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