Riff is a six-year-old orange Hadrosaur who is Baby Bop and BJ's cousin and a friend of Barney's.

In 2006, Riff was added to the live show, Barney Live! - The Let's Go Tour (which it was after 8 months), he made his first appearance in "Let's Make Music", and his introduction was in the episode, "Welcome, Cousin Riff".

Riff's all about music. He hears music everywhere he goes. His theme song is none other than "I Hear Music Everywhere".


According to HIT Entertainment and executive producer Karen Barnes, Riff was created to add musical diversity to the series.[1]


Riff is known for his crest lighting up with green lights, which makes music. Riff is orange with a yellow tummy with green spots and green spikes. Riff wears green sneakers with yellow socks and purple laces on them.


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Riff's very first costume.


  • He is the first dinosaur to be created in over thirteen years.
  • He is the only dinosaur whose name does not start with the letter B.
  • He is all about music - music is in his voice, his heart and his every move.
  • As much as Riff loves music, he also likes to invent things.
  • His favorite food is Ants on a Log (Celery with Cheddar cheese and raisins)
  • Catchphrases: Wowzer!, Tippity-Top. Later Skaters!


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