Barney & Friends Episode
Riff to the Rescue! A Wild West Adventure
Season 12, Episode 4
Air date September 18, 2008
Written by Mark Valenti
Directed by Fred Holmes
Theme The Wild West
Trying Something New
Episode Guide
The Sword in the Sandbox: A Storybook Adventure
Lights! Camera! Action!: A Movie Adventure

"Riff to the Rescue! A Wild West Adventure" is the fourth episode of the twelfth season of Barney & Friends.


After Riff doesn't want to be a captain of a baseball team, Barney tells him the story of how his great-great grandfather, Riffle, saved his town from never singing again!

Stories: The Great-Great Grandfather Riffle

Song List

  1. Barney Theme Song
  2. What a Baseball Day!
  3. Let's Go
  4. Taking Turns
  5. Clip, Clop Riding on a Pony
  6. Sing Your Song
  7. Home on the Range
  8. What Should I Do?
  9. Do Your Best
  10. Music Is For Everyone
  11. I Love You


  • This episode marked:
    • The first appearance of Taylor.
  • During the song, "Taking Turns", when Barney sings some of the second verses, his mouth doesn't move.
  • If you look very closely during the song, "What Should I Do?", Barney trips and messes up a bit on the choreography.
  • During the song, "Music Is For Everyone", Barney lip syncs to some lyrics that he was supposed to sing.
  • This episode was featured in "Play with Barney".