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|Barney Home Video|
|Waiting for Santa|
|Release Date||January 6, 1990|
|Available on DVD||No|
|Written by||Frank Olsen|
|Directed by||Dwin Towell|
A Day at the Beach
Waiting for Santa, known as Barney's Happy Christmas for Australian releases, is the fourth video in the Barney & the Backyard Gang series, originally released on January 6th 1990. The video was the most rereleased in the entire BYG series being sold until 1998.
Barney and the kids travel to the North Pole to assure new-friend Derek that his name is on Santa's good list. They frolic on ice, play in the snow, and learn that giving things to others is what Christmas is all about.
Educational Theme: Doing Things for Others and Singing Classic Christmas Songs
Stories: The Night Before Christmas
- Barney Theme Song
- When Santa Comes to Our House
- Waiting for Santa
- I Love You
- Star Light, Star Bright
- Up on the Housetop
- Jingle Bells
- Winter's Wonderful
- Skating, Skating
- The Elves' Rap
- Let's All Do A Little Tapping
- Jolly Old St. Nicholas
- We Wish You a Merry Christmas
- Deck the Halls
- Barney (David Voss, voiced by Bob West)
- Michael (Brian Eppes)
- Amy (Becky Swonke)
- Tina (Jessica Zucha)
- Luci (Leah Gloria)
- Derek (Rickey Carter) (debut)
- Adam (Alexander Jhin)
- Buster, the dog (Grouchie)
- Santa Claus (Henry Hammack)
- Mrs. Claus (Jeanne Cairns)
- The Snowman (voiced by Bob West)
- This is the first video with Derek (played by Rickey Carter),
- This is the first video for Barney to have a more magenta skin-tone. In the previous videos, he was more of a darker blueish-violet color.
- This is the first episode where Barney does the Barney Shake.
- This tape was dubbed in Spanish (Esperando a Santa)
- This tape was dubbed in German (Warten auf Weihnachten)
- In 1999, as part of the marketing campaign for the then-upcoming video Barney's Night Before Christmas, Lyrick Studios revealed that this video was the best-selling video ever (selling over 5 million copies) at the time.