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Barney Home Video
Barney's Night Before Christmas
Release Date September 28, 1999
Rereleased Yes
Available on DVD Yes
Written by Stephen White
Directed by Ben Vaughn
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Barney's Night Before Christmas is a Barney Christmas special released on September 28, 1999.


Barney and friends are celebrating Christmas, and take a musical journey to the North Pole where they are greeted as very special guests at Santa's Toy Workshop. With music in the air and presents everywhere, it's a dream come true as Santa unveils his secret toys for this year's Christmas. Watch in wonderment as Mrs. Claus takes the kids on an enchanted train ride through Santa's Toy Factory. Then it's off to a gift-wrapping party where everyone helps Santa put the finishing touches on this year's presents.

Educational Theme: Christmas Time

Stories: None

Cast Song List
  1. Barney Theme Song
  2. Jingle at the Window
  3. Winter's Wonderful
  4. Deck the Halls
  5. Oh, Christmas Tree
  6. Jolly Old St. Nicholas
  7. Jingle Bells
  8. Look into Santa's Book
  9. Joy to the World (Instrumental)
  10. Christmas Is Our Favorite Time Of Year
  11. Wrap It Up
  12. The Twelve Days of Christmas
  13. The Dance of Sugarplum Fairy
  14. Silent Night (Instrumental)
  15. We Wish You a Merry Christmas
  16. Up on the Housetop
  17. I Love You


  • This is the second Christmas special in the Barney franchise, the first being the Backyard Gang video Waiting for Santa. A TV spot for this video features a cameo of Waiting for Santa.
  • This marks the final appearances of Ashley and Alissa, and the only time they appear with Danny and Linda.
  • This is also the first Barney Christmas Special that Baby Bop and BJ appear in.
  • Some kids such as Chip, Kim, Ashley, Alissa, Kristen, Jeff, Danny and Linda appear making cameo guest appearances.
  • Barney and Hannah sing the first verse of "I Love You" together, and Barney sings the last verse by himself.
  • It is revealed in this home video that Hannah's last name is Morgan.
  • The actor who plays Hannah's dad also played Mickey the Band Manager on THE REPPIES.
  • This is the fourth time American Sign Language is shown
  • During Christmas is Our Favorite Time, the Season 6 Barney costume is used. A redubbed version of this song is a clip on A Very Merry Christmas as well.
  • This is the only time the camera zooms out after Barney who is a plush doll winks, due to when the end credits start.
  • On the screener copy to this the title was called "The Hoilday Show".  
  • This special aired on PBS.
  • This special also aired on PBS Kids Sprout.
  • This group (Hannah, Keesha, Robert and Stephen) also appeared in Stick with Imagination!.



Barney's Night Before Christmas (1999) - Trailer01:13

Barney's Night Before Christmas (1999) - Trailer

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