|Barney & Friends Episode|
|Up We Go!|
|Season 3, Episode 20|
|Air date||October 11, 1995|
|Written by||Mark S. Bernthal|
|Directed by||Bruce Deck|
Hats Off to BJ!
First Day of School
Barney and the gang are playing outside on the playground when some rhymes written on paper airplanes mysteriously appear from the sky. They each get to take turns reading the rhyme and ask Barney what they mean. In the end, the kids find out it was BJ who was writing all those rhymes and Barney has a special flying surprise for BJ!
- Barney (Body: David Joyner, Voice: Bob West)
- BJ (Body: Jeff Brooks, Voice: Patty Wirtz)
- Carlos (Corey Lopez)
- Shawn (John David Bennett II)
- Min (Pia Manalo)
- Julie (Susannah Wetzel)
- Tosha (Hope Cervantes)
- Stella the Storyteller (Phyllis Cicero)
- Barney Theme Song
- The Rocket Song
- The Airplane Song
- My Kite
- The Clapping Song
- Itsy Bitsy Spider
- Hey, Look at Me! I Can Fly!
- I Love You
- This episode marks the final appearance of Julie.
- This is the first time no one notices BJ leaving. In addition, he wasn't seen or heard disappearing, instead a paper airplane flies by with a note from BJ.
- This entire group (Carlos, Shawn, Min, Julie, Tosha)'s only other appearance was in Barney Live! In New York City (with Kathy, Derek, and Kelly). Four of them (Shawn, Carlos, Min, Julie) who appeared first in this episode also appeared in "Shopping for a Surprise!".
- A promo picture shows Barney and Carlos in the school clasrooom.
- Julie wears the same outfit in "If the Shoe Fits...".
- Tosha wears the same shirt in "Shawn and the Beanstalk", except with pants instead of a dress, and she wears the same pink sneakers in "It's Raining, It's Pouring...".
- Min wears the same outfit in "A Welcome Home".
- Carlos wears the same shirt in "Ship, Ahoy!".
- This is the last time the Season 2 version of "I Love You" was used until a new version debuts in the fourth season.