Barney & Friends Episode
It's Tradition
Season 4, Episode 8


It's Tradition

Air date November 12, 1997
Written by Perri Verdino-Gates
Directed by Fred Holmes
Theme Family Traditions
Episode Guide
Let's Build Together
A Picture of Health

"It's Tradition" is the 8th episode from Season 4 of Barney & Friends.


The kids are sharing stories about their family traditions/celebrations. Ashley and Alissa tell everyone about the "Sister Celebration" that their family has each year. Robert can't think of a tradition that his family shares. Barney explains that a family tradition is something that a family does together. Stella tells a story about a special quilt, and the children make family flags with the use of the Barney Bag. They discover how special times and shared experiences become traditions.

Stories: The Story Quilt

Song List

  1. Barney Theme Song
  2. Pat-A-Cake
  3. The More We Get Together
  4. A Family Tradition
  5. Looby Loo
  6. The Fiesta Song
  7. My Family's Just Right for Me
  8. The Barney Bag
  9. A Camping We Will Go
  10. S'Mores
  11. I Love You


  • The picnic pictures shown on the school bulletin board featured Generation 2 cast members Ashley, Chip, Kristen, Robert, Jeff, Keesha, Kim, and Maria. These pictures were most likely taken at a season opener picnic.
  • This is the only time Alissa and Stella the Storyteller appeared together.

International Edits

  • In dubbed versions to this episode, "The More We Get Together" is removed.