Barney & Friends Episode
Shawn & the Beanstalk
Season 3, Episode 1
Air date February 27, 1995
Written by Mark S. Bernthal
Stephen White
Directed by Bruce Deck
Theme Gardening
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"Shawn & the Beanstalk" is the first episode from the third season of Barney & Friends.


When Shawn is concerned that his plant is not growing, Barney informs him that plants need time to grow. This leads to a whole day talking about plants. Barney and the gang even tell their own version of "Jack and the Beanstalk".

Stories: Jack and the Beanstalk


  1. Barney Theme Song
  2. Looby Loo
  3. Oats, Peas, Beans and Barley Grow
  4. Growing
  5. Mister Sun
  6. The Raindrop Song
  7. And the Green Grass Grows All Around
  8. Help Protect the Earth
  9. I Love You


  • This episode marks:
    • The first appearance of Maria.
    • The debut of the Treehouse and the Adventure Screen.
  • This group (Min, Jason, Tosha, and Shawn) also appeared in Barney Safety
  • Although this episode was written by Mark S. BernthalStephen White wrote the adaptation of Jack and the Beanstalk. This remains his only writing credit for the entire season.