Barney & Friends Episode
You've Got to Have Art
Season 6, Episode 6


You've Got to Have Art! Title Card

Air date November 8, 1999
Written by Perri Verdino-Gates
Directed by Fred Holmes
Theme Arts and Crafts
Episode Guide
A Sunny, Snowy Day
Five Kinds of Fun!

"You've Got to Have Art" is the sixth episode from Season 6 of Barney & Friends


Barney and the children experience the fun of creating and appreciating various forms of art as they work together to decorate the school for the upcoming Open House. When BJ arrives, he is worried about Baby Bop—she's at home because she's not feeling well. Inspired by the kids share many ideas with BJ, and finally he creates a treasure she's sure to love. Meanwhile, Scooter is inspired to create his own artistic masterpiece. However he experiences a few mishaps along the way as he tries to put the finishing touches on his "squirrelly" sculpture.


  1. Barney Theme Song
  2. Being Together
  3. I Put a Smile On
  4. I Love to Read
  5. Colors Make Me Happy
  6. It's Nice Just to Be Me (Instrumental)
  7. Everyone is Special
  8. The Barney Bag
  9. Down on Grandpa's Farm
  10. Clean Up
  11. I Love You


  • According to PBS Kids, this episode was originally titled "Ready...Set...Create!". 
  • This episode introduces the current arrangement of "Everyone is Special"
  • This is another rare time BJ calls Baby Bop by her name.