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Barney Home Video
Waiting for Santa
Waitingforsanta
Release Date January 6, 1990
Rereleased Yes
Available on DVD No
Written by Frank Olsen
Directed by Dwin Towell
Run Time 34 Minutes
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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.

Plot

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

Song List

  1. Barney Theme Song
  2. When Santa Comes to Our House
  3. Waiting for Santa
  4. I Love You
  5. S-A-N-T-A
  6. Star Light, Star Bright
  7. Up on the Housetop
  8. Jingle Bells
  9. Winter's Wonderful
  10. Skating, Skating
  11. The Elves' Rap
  12. Let's All Do A Little Tapping
  13. Jolly Old St. Nicholas
  14. We Wish You a Merry Christmas
  15. Deck the Halls

Cast


Gallery

Releases

Trivia

  • This video marked:
    • The first video with Derek (played by Rickey Carter),
    • 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.
    • 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.


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Barney & the Backyard Gang

The Backyard Show (1988) • Three Wishes (1989) • A Day at the Beach (1989) • Waiting for Santa (1990) • Campfire Sing-Along (1990) • Barney Goes to School (1990) • Barney in Concert (1991) • Rock with Barney (1991)

1992 - 1997

Barney's Magical Musical Adventure (1992) • Barney's Birthday (1992) • Barney's Best Manners (1993) • Barney Rhymes with Mother Goose (1993) • Barney's Home Sweet Homes (1993) • Love to Read, with Barney (1993) • Let's Pretend with Barney (1994) • Barney's Alphabet Zoo (1994) • Barney Live! In New York City (1994) • Imagination Island (1994) • Barney's Families are Special (1995) • Barney Safety (1995) • Making New Friends (1995) • Riding In Barney's Car (1995) • Barney Songs (1995) • Barney's All Aboard for Sharing (1996) • Barney's Talent Show (1996) • Barney's Fun & Games (1996) • Barney's Exercise Circus / Barney's Parade of Numbers (1996) • Barney's 1-2-3-4 Seasons (1996) • Once Upon a Time (1996) • Barney's Sense-Sational Day (1997) • Barney's Colors & Shapes (1996) • Barney's Musical Scrapbook (1997)

1997 - 2002

Camp WannaRunnaRound (1997) • Barney's Adventure Bus (1997) • Barney's Stu-u-upendous Puzzle Fun! (1997) • Barney's Good Day, Good Night (1997) • It's Time for Counting (1998) • Down on Barney's Farm (1998) • Barney in Outer Space (1998) • My Party with Barney (1998) • Barney's Big Surprise (1998) • Barney's Halloween Party (1998) • Barney's Great Adventure (1998) • Barney's First Adventures (1998) • Barney's Good, Clean Fun! / Barney's Oh, Brother...She's My Sister (1998) • Sing and Dance with Barney (1999)• What a World We Share (1999) • Walk Around the Block with Barney (1999) • Let's Play School (1999) • Barney's Night Before Christmas (1999) • More Barney Songs (1999) • Barney's Rhyme Time Rhythm (2000) • Barney's Super Singing Circus (2000) • Come on Over to Barney's House (2000) • Be My Valentine, Love Barney (2000) • Barney's Musical Castle (2001) • A to Z with Barney (2001) • Barney's Dino Dancin' Tunes (2001) • Let's Go to the Zoo (2001) • Barney's Pajama Party (2001) • You Can Be Anything (2002) • Barney's Beach Party (2002) • Round and Round We Go (2002)

2002 - 2006

Barney's Christmas Star (2002) • Barney Songs From the Park (2003) • Read with Me, Dance with Me (2003) • Barney's It's a Happy Day! (2003) • It's Nice to Meet You (2003) • Barney's Red, Yellow and Blue! (2003) • Barney's Numbers! Numbers! (2003) • Barney's Best Manners: Your Invitation to Fun! (2003) • Happy, Mad, Silly, Sad: Putting a Face to Feelings (2003) • Movin' and Groovin' (2004) • Let's Pretend with Barney (2004) • Now I Know My ABCs (2004) • Barney's Colorful World! (2004) • Ready, Set, Play! (2004) • Let's Go to the Farm (2005) • Just Imagine (2005) • Everyone Is Special (2005) • The Land of Make-Believe (2005) • Can You Sing That Song? (2005) • Let's Go to the Beach (2006)

2006 - 2012

Let's Make Music (2006) • Let's Go to the Fire House (2007) • Shake Your Dino Tail! (2007) • Dino-Mite Birthday (2007) • Celebrating Around The World (2008) • Barney's Animal ABC's (2008) • Hi! I'm Riff! (2008) • The Best of Barney (2008) • Once Upon a Dino-Tale (2009) • Top 20 Countdown (2009) • Let's Go on Vacation (2009) • Sharing is Caring! (2009) • Barney's Jungle Friends (2009) • We Love Our Family (2009) • Please & Thank You (2010) • Egg-Cellent Adventures (2010) • Let's Play Outside (2010) • Furry Friends (2010) • A-Counting We Will Go (2010) • Best Fairy Tales (2010) • Musical Zoo (2011) • Shapes and Colors All Around (2011) • I Can Do It! (2011) • 1-2-3 Learn (2011) • Big World Adventure (2011) • A Very Merry Christmas (2011) • I Love My Friends (2012)

2012 - present

Clean Up, Clean Up! (2012) • Planes, Trains & Cars (2012) • All About Opposites (2012) • Most Loveable Moments (2012) • Let's Go to the Doctor (2012) • Let's Go to the Moon (2013) • Play with Barney (2013) • Dance with Barney (2013) • Imagine with Barney (2013) • Most Huggable Moments (2013) • Perfectly Purple (2013) • Story Time with Barney (2014) • Happy Birthday, Barney! (2014) • A Super-Dee-Duper Day (2014) • This Is How I Feel (2014) • Tee-Rific Bugs & Animals (2015) • It's Showtime with Barney (2015) • Barney's Worldwide Adventure! (2015) • Dinos in the Park (2016) • Playground Fun (2017)

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