Season 3
Season 3, Episodes 49-68
Executive Producers Sheryl Leach
Dennis DeShazer
Writers Mark S. Bernthal
Mitch Lobrovich
Rebecca Self Snider
Stephen White
Directors Bruce Deck
Musical Directors Bob Singleton
Production Company The Lyons Group
Connecticut Public Television
Season Premiere February 27, 1995
Season Finale October 6, 1995
Season Guide
Season Two
Season Four
Season 3 of Barney & Friends aired from February 27 to October 6, 1995.





Guest Appearances


# Total Image Title Writer Director Original Airdate
1 49 Shawnandthebeanstalk "Shawn & The Beanstalk" Mark S. Bernthal & Stephen White Bruce Deck February 27, 1995
After being worried about his science project, Shawn is informed by Barney that plants will grow with time, sunshine, water, and love. The kids also perform a version of Jack and the Beanstalk.

New Barney Songs: The Raindrop Song

2 50 Iftheshoefits "If The Shoe Fits..." Mitch Lobrovich Bruce Deck February 28, 1995
Barney helps the kids get ready for a performance of the "The Elves and the Shoemaker". Meanwhile, Baby Bop and BJ look for new shoes that will fit them.

New Barney Songs: I'm Glad I Have a Brother, We've Got Shoes

3 51 Roomforeveryone "Room For Everyone" Mark Bernthal Bruce Deck March 1, 1995
The kids show Barney their favorite rooms in their houses. When Carlos feels upset that he has to share a room with his brother, Stella shares a story about the importance of siblings sticking together.

New Barney Songs: None

4 52 Icanbeafirefighter "I Can Be A Firefighter!" Mitch Lobrovich Bruce Deck March 2, 1995
Firefigher Frank visits the school to share Fire Safety rules.

New Barney Songs: Here Comes the Firetruck, When I'm a Firefighter

5 53 Shoppingforasurprise "Shopping For A Surprise!" Rebecca Self Snider Bruce Deck March 3, 1995
In order to prepare a special surprise party for Barney, the kids set up a pretend grocery store for Barney and Baby Bop to shop for party food and decor.

New Barney Songs: Gonna Have A Party, The Mail Song

6 54 Anywayyousliceit "Any Way You Slice It" Mark S. Bernthal Bruce Deck June 7, 1995
With some help from Barney and Stella the Storyteller, the kids put together their bread booth for the school's international festival.

New Barney Songs: Pumpernickel, Make the Bread

7 55 Twiceisnice "Twice Is Nice!" Rebecca Self Snider Bruce Deck June 8, 1995
While on a scavenger hunt, the kids meet twin sisters Ashley and Alissa. They soon discover that twins may look the same, but they are both unique and special

New Barney Songs: The Baby Bop Hop, Friends of Mine

8 56 Onthemove "On The Move" Mark S. Bernthal Bruce Deck June 9, 1995
Derek and Tina return to the school for a visit, so Barney and the kids prepare a surprise present. Meanwhile, BJ helps new friend Kenneth fit into his new school.

New Barney Songs: Our New School

9 57 Awelcomehome "A Welcome Home" Mitch Lobrovich Bruce Deck June 12, 1995
Min brings one of her puppies to school - hoping someone would adopt it. Being adopted herself, Julie quickly bonds with puppy.

New Barney Songs: Someone to Love You Forever

10 58 Classicalcleanup "Classical Cleanup" Mark S. Bernthal Bruce Deck June 13 1995
After Baby Bop makes a mess in the classroom, Barney and the kids help clean it so Mr. Boyd can attend his concert.

New Barney Songs: None

11 59 Ourfurryfeatheredfishyfriends "Our Furry Feathered Fishy Friends" Mark S. Bernthal Bruce Deck July 24, 1995
The kids show Barney the pets they had brought to school for show and tell. When Kenneth's bunny goes missing, Barney and his friends help him get it back.

New Barney Songs: Let's Do the Tricks My Doggie Does, Let's Take Care of Our Pets

12 60 Gonefishing "Gone Fishing!" Rebecca Self Snider Bruce Deck July 25, 1995
To help teach Juan how to take turns, Barney allows him to pick a fun activity that all of his friends can have fun doing. Juan decides that he wants to pretend that all of his friends are at an ocean park.

New Barney Songs: Big and Little

13 61 Athomewithanimals "At Home With Animals" Mitch Lobrovich Bruce Deck July 26, 1995
Kenneth is observing a bird's egg, awaiting for it to hatch. Meanwhile, Barney and the kids discover all the different types of animal homes.

New Barney Songs: Hooray for Moms and Dads

14 62 Itsrainingitspouring "It's Raining, It's Pouring..." Mark S. Bernthal Bruce Deck July 27, 1995
With a parachute and some imagination, Barney, BJ, and the kids come up with fun activities to do on a rainy day.

New Barney Songs: What Can We Play on a Rainy Day?

15 63 Camerasafari "Camera Safari" Mitch Lobrovich Bruce Deck July 28, 1995
Barney and his friends go on a pretend safari to learn all about wild animals. Each of the kids pretend to be an animal, while the others guess which animal they are pretending to be.

New Barney Songs: Jungle Adventure (Safari Version), The Elephant Song, Here, Kitty Kitty

16 64 Barney who's who on the choo choo "Who's Who On The Choo Choo?" Mark S. Bernthal Bruce Deck October 2, 1995
Awaiting for a special surprise, Barney teaches the kids all about trains. Meanwhile, Baby Bop and BJ learn an important lesson about sharing.

New Barney Songs: Have a Snack!

17 65 Riding in Barney's Car "Are We There Yet?" Mark S. Bernthal Bruce Deck October 3, 1995
The kids build Barney his very own car. After running some errands, Barney takes his friends on a fun car ride.

New Barney Songs: Wash the Car

18 66 Shipahoy "Ship, Ahoy!" Mitch Lobrovich Bruce Deck October 4, 1995
Stella the Storyteller tells Barney, Baby Bop, and the kids a story about how a bunch of adventurers sailed to Coco Island and met a friendly pirate.

New Barney Songs: Let's Go On An Adventure

19 67 Hatsofftobj "Hats Off To BJ!" Mitch Lobrovich Bruce Deck October 5, 1995
Barney and the kids help BJ search for a new hat, after losing his old one.

New Barney Songs: That's Hats

20 68 Upwego "Up We Go!" Mark S. Bernthal Bruce Deck October 6, 1995
BJ sends special riddles to Barney and the kids featuring fun "flying" activities they can all do. To return the favor, Barney takes BJ on a special airplane ride.

New Barney Songs: My Kite, Hey, Look at Me! I Can Fly!



The Cast and Crew

  • This season marked:
    • The last season to feature Bob Singleton as the musical director. He would later serve as an alternate musical director for some of the home videos of Seasons 4-6.
    • The first and only appearances of Juan and Kenneth.
    • The first appearances of AshleyAlissaStephen, MariaStella the Storyteller, and Mr. Boyd.
    • The first season to use 2 Barney costumes.
    • The first appearances of The Treehouse and The Adventure Screen.
    • The final regular appearance of Kathy.
    • The final appearances of Julie, Derek, and Tina.
    • The first season to be closed-captioned by the Caption Center WGBH Educational Foundation.
    • The last TV appearances of Carlos, Jason (Kurt Dykhuizen), Min, Shawn and Tosha. They returned for the rest of the Barney & Friends First Generation Home Videos.
    • The first season that uses clips of a kid or different kids saying "Hey everybody, it's time for Barney Says!".
  • From February 27, 1995 to early September 1995, this season had credits that were long as Seasons 1-2 and showing all 10 paintings from the season 2 credits. Starting on September 11, 1995, this season utilized shorter credits (which starts on the seventh painting from the season 2 credits which is the butterfly flying in the flower field full of flowers) and longer fundings. When Sprout aired some of this season's episodes, the station used the shorter credits version. Two new national underwriters announced as "Barney & Friends" launches "Back to School with Barney" programming celebration. Now even the episodes of this season that originally aired with the long credits now use the short credits too.
  • This season's short credits were reused in re-runs of season 1 but this season's short credits were not reused in re-runs of season 2. Season 2 kept the long scrolling credits as when this season's short credits were developed.
  • Riding In Barney's Car and the Spanish version of Barney's All Aboard for Sharing, as well as international broadcasts of Who's Who On The Choo Choo?, Are We There Yet?, Ship, Ahoy!, Hats Off To BJ! and Up We Go! had the long credits and the USA televised versions of these had the short credits.
  • Some international versions of this season have the credits from seasons 4-6 instead of the art table from seasons 1 & 2.
  • The Baby Bop and BJ costumes become shorter to represent their respective ages.
  • For this season, Stella the Storyteller uses props to act out the stories.
  • Kathy is no longer seen with her teddy bear.
  • Every episode of this season is directed by Bruce Deck.
  • The last season to use Barney and Friends' first generation recording of the theme song.
  • The last seasonal appearance of Min, Kathy, Jason (Kurt Dykhuizen) and Tosha who reappeared in the Season 5 telefilm.
  • The Playset in the playground is now bigger with a lookout and it doesn't have the bridge.
  • A new walking animation is used for the Barney & Friends logo.
  • Filming for this season was originally scheduled for May 1994. But due to the lawsuit over the "I Love You" song, the production was pushed back to November 1994. 
  • This season was filmed at The Studios at Las Colinas and would continue to be produced there through Season 6. 
  • The production for this season begin on November 1, 1994 and ended in early 1995.