|Barney & Friends Episode|
|You Are Special|
|Season 6, Episode 20|
|Air date||April 14, 2000|
|Written by||Stephen White|
|Directed by||Fred Holmes|
|Theme||The Ways of Being Special|
Ready, Set, Go!
An ordinary day on the playground becomes a very special day when Barney gives his friends some books about "very special people"-themselves! The kids plan to fill the empty pages of the books with the things that make them special and unique. By day's end, everyone has a book filled with fun facts about themselves-and Barney gets a surprise "thank you" gift, too! All in all, it's a very special day with some very special friends!
Stories: Be Yourself
- Barney Theme Song
- Ring Around the Rosie
- It's Nice Just to Be Me
- Aiken Drum
- You Might Like Something New
- Peter Piper
- What I Want to Be
- Everyone is Special
- I Love You
- This episode marked:
- The final time Barney is voiced by Bob West.
- The final appearance of Hannah.
- The last episode to be filmed on the classroom set.
- The last episode where Barney is voiced by Jose Carlos Moreno, in Latin America.
- The last appearance of Stella the Storyteller. She would later return in the new content of The Best of Barney.
- Another time where "Time Lapse" is used. It was Artist Barney is drawing a picture on the easel. Also, during the story of "Be Yourself", Emily as The Farmer's Cat chases a mouse across the house in fast motion.
- After not being used for 6 years, the lyrics of the song, "It's Nice Just to Be Me" returns in this episode, since Barney's Favorites Vol. 2. Prior to this, an instrumental version was heard in You've Got to Have Art.
- This episode reveals that Hannah doesn't have any brothers or sisters. And it was clearly evident, considering that none of her siblings were shown in Barney's Night Before Christmas.
- Jeff's cat Tiger is mentioned who is seen in "A Different Kind of Mystery". Robert's brother Julio is also mentioned.
- In some international versions, this episode was shortened.
|• Stick with Imagination! • Itty Bitty Bugs • Grandparents are Grand • Snack Time! • A Sunny, Snowy Day
• You've Got to Have Art • Five Kinds of Fun! • Count Me In! • Who's Who at the Zoo? • Birthday Olé
• Excellent Exercise! • Brushing Up on Teeth • A "Little" Mother Goose • Good Job! • It's Home to Me
• How Does Your Garden Grow? • You Can Do It! • Here Comes the Firetruck! • Ready, Set, Go! • You Are Special