Fred Holmes (born 1952) is was a former director and writer for the Barney franchise. He began working for the Barney franchise in 1996.

About Fred Holmes

Fred Holmes is an Emmy Award winning writer and director with experience in everything from television documentaries shot all over the world, to network television, to feature films, and everything in between.


Writing and directing motion pictures and television. I am also a published author and have written and directed a play.

Barney Filmography

  1. Is Everybody Happy?
  2. We've Got Rhythm
  3. Waiting For Mr. MacRooney
  4. It's Tradition
  5. Play Ball!
  6. Going On A Bear Hunt
  7. Tree-Mendous Trees
  8. All Mixed Up
  9. Once A Pond A Time
  10. Trading Places
  11. Barney's Band
  12. Colors All Around
  13. Seven Days A Week
  14. First Things First!
  15. Easy Does It!
  16. Stick With Imagination!
  17. Snack Time!
  18. You've Got To Have Art
  19. Who's Who at the Zoo?
  20. You Are Special
  21. Up, Down and Around!
  22. Puppy Love
  23. Stop! Go!
  24. Play for Exercise!
  25. A New Friend
  26. This Way In! This Way Out!
  27. Three Lines, Three Corners
  28. Splish! Splash!
  29. BJ's Really Cool House
  30. Once Upon A Fairy Tale
  31. It's Hot! It's Cold!
  32. Play Piano With Me!
  33. A Little Big Day
  34. Squares, Squares Everywhere
  35. That Makes Me Mad
  36. It's Showtime!
  37. Caring Hearts
  38. Movin' Along
  39. Keep On Truckin'
  40. I'm A Builder
  41. Coming On Strong
  42. Let's Play Games!
  43. You Can Count on Me!
  44. Look What I Can Do!
  45. Making a Move!
  46. Home, Safe Home
  47. On the Road Again
  48. Welcome, Cousin Riff
  49. Special Skills
  50. Butterflies
  51. Bugs
  52. Glad to Be Me
  53. Arts
  54. Movement
  55. BJ's Snack Attack
  56. Counting (Writer and Director)
  57. Letters
  58. Winter
  59. Summer
  60. Caring
  61. Rabbits
  62. Ducks and Fish
  63. Mother Goose
  64. Fairy Tales (Writer and Director)
  65. Things I Can Do
  66. Differences
  67. Neighborhoods
  68. Careers
  69. Bop 'til You Drop
  70. The Sleepless Sleepover
  71. Little Red Rockin' Hood (Writer and Director)
  72. The Whole Truth (Writer and Director)
  73. The Wind and the Sun
  74. The Nature of Things
  75. The New Kid
  76. Grandpa's Visit
  77. Trail Boss Barney (Writer and Director)
  78. Get Happy! (Writer and Director)
  79. For the Fun of It
  80. Big as Barney
  81. No, No, No!
  82. Best in Show
  83. The Chase
  84. Dream Big
  85. That's What a Mommy Is
  86. The Magic Caboose
  87. BJ the Great
  88. Gift of the Dinos
  89. A Visit to Santa
  90. The Princess and the Frog
  91. Riff to the Rescue!: A Wild West Adventure
  92. Lights! Camera! Action!: A Movie Adventure
  93. The Magic Lamp: A Travel Adventure
  94. A Game for Everyone: A Sports Adventure
  95. The Reluctant Dragon: A Fairy Tale Adventure
  96. Bienvenido, Barney: Mexico
  97. Venice, Anyone?: Italy
  98. The Music Box: Switzerland
  99. A Bird of a Different Feather: Hawaii
  100. Bonjour, Barney!: France


  • During the credits on the screening copy of Let's Play School, his name was misspelled as "Fred Holms."