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Barney & Friends Characters (1987-2009)

  • Michael

    Michael was originally named Billy in the first draft of Barney & the Backyard Gang.
  • Amy

    Amy was originally named Annie in the first draft of The Backyard Show.
  • Barney

    My favorite character from the show along with Bugs Bunny. The first character.
  • Luci

    Her pet cat Whiskers appeared in "Oh, What A Day!".
  • Jason

    Whenever he appeared in the show, Barney was a more bluish purple. The first black boy.
  • Adam

    Replaced with Jeffrey in Barney’s Campfire Sing-Along. The first character with glasses.
  • Tina

    Her sisters are Luci and Daffy Duck.
  • Derek

    Due to replacing Jason in 1990, his appearing in the show was extended from 1993 to 1994.
  • Jeffrey

    Replaced Adam in Barney’s Campfire Sing-Along.
  • Baby Bop

    Baby Bop
    Baby Bop cries after his balloon flew away. In another episode, she cried after eating all of the cookies from a jar.
  • Kathy

    She is the same as Tina, but she has lighter hair.
  • Shawn

    He looks like a 4 year old, even though he is actually 7 years old.
  • Min

    Her last name is Manalo. She also voiced a Chuck E. Cheese's production.
  • Tosha

    The first black girl, and the only one until 1995. Her entire family appeared in "A Very Special Delivery!", while her parents also appeared in "Imagination Island".
  • David

    Although David was only in four Season 2 episodes, his name is included in the credits in each episode of that season. She also never appeared with Derek.
  • Julie

    Like Derek, she never appeared with David.
  • Billy Joe

    Billy Joe
    Originally spelled B.J., then the name was reduced to simply BJ starting in Barney's Fun & Games, to avoid questions as to what the name stood for.
  • Jason

    Jason never appeared with Kenneth. He has a dog for a pet, as mentioned in "A Welcome Home".
  • Kelly

    The only sentence she said was "Hi Everyone".
  • Carlos

    He has three goldfish (named Super, Dee, and Duper; a play on Barney's famous phrase) who he mentions in "Our Furry Feathered Fishy Friends".
  • Maria

    The dumbest character from the show ever. None of his Season 4 appearances were shown in More Barney Songs, not even that season's version of the Barney Theme Song. She is also Fabian’s Media Corner 2001's least favorite character from the show.
  • Juan

    Juan lives with his big brother, Carlos, his mother, and his father, as mentioned by Carlos in "Room for Everyone".
  • Kenneth

    Kenneth never appeared with Jason. Kenneth also owns a rabbit named Snuggles, which was revealed in "Our Furry Feathered Fishy Friends", and a baby chick in "At Home With Animals".
  • Stephen

    The longest lived character from the show, 1995-2002. He doesn't like bees, because he had been stung by a bee in the park
  • Ashley

    She is allergic to milk, but she loves apple juice.
  • Alissa

    Ashley's double.
  • Kristen

    She takes pictures of lions.
  • Jesse

    He was named after Jesse L. Lasky, the second creator of Paramount Pictures, Lincoln Loud's favorite place.
  • Rebecca

    Her mom makes very good peanut butter sandwiches, of which she is very appreciative of.
  • Tony

    He did the rehearsal in Barney’s Big Suprise.
  • Cindy

    She was portrayed by Courtney Cook Chavera in the first year of the national tour and for when the tour performed in Mexico, and later by Mallory Lineberger in the second year of the national tour, as well as the home video release of the live show.
  • Rachel

    Prior to "Barney's Big Surprise", Rachel originally auditioned for the television series. However, Kristen auditioned in the show instead of Rachel.
  • Kevin

    The last black boy until 2002, and the first one since 1990.
  • Kim

    Initially, Erica Rhodes was asked to be apart of Barney's Big Surprise but was eventually swapped to be a regular series character on Barney & Friends portraying Kim.
  • Hannah

    She is allergic to bee stings.
  • Chip

    He only appeared in fewer episodes and videos after "Waiting for Mr. Macrooney" because he was mean in most of his Season 4 appearances: "Camp Wannarunnaround" (When BJ made a mess), "Is Everybody Happy?" (When Baby Bop ruined his twinkle tower), "We've Got Rhythm" (When Maria's block tower got ruined) and "Tick Tock Clocks" (When BJ was late for school).
  • Robert

    He can play piano, as shown in "You Are Special".
  • Miss Etta

    Miss Etta
    In "The One And Only You", it is revealed that she has five brothers and sisters.
  • Scooter McNutty

    Scooter McNutty
    Scooter appeared in every Seasons 4 and 5 episode along with Miss Etta Kette, but only appeared in 6 episodes of Season 6.
  • Keesha

    Keesha can do a back-flip, as seen in "Sing And Dance With Barney".
  • Jeff

    Jeff's favorite instrument is the clarinet, as shown in "Barney's Band".
  • Curtis

    He looks the same as Lincoln Loud, but he is shorter and has different hair.
  • Danny

    His favorite animal is a lion.
  • Emily

    Emily likes to collect teddy bears.
  • Linda

    She is afraid of the dark, as revealed in Sing And Dance With Barney.
  • Andy

    Andy held a sign to lead the other three characters from Barney's Musical Castle in that video.
  • Jessica

    Jessica found a note in BJ's crown that read "Ask the bunny, fox and bear to help them find the path".
  • Penny

    Her last name is Wilson.
  • Justin

    In the book based on this video, Justin is seen wearing a different pair of clothing compared to the ones he wore in the VHS.
  • Jill

    Before appearing in Barney & Friends, Lana Whittington has appeared in commercials and theater performances.
  • Nick

    Nick loved swimming at the pool in this picture.
  • Debi

    Debi likes to use various types of bread whenever Barney he wants a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.
  • Scott

    His favorite show is Tom and Jerry.
  • Angela

    Played by Demi Lovato, which worked on Smurfs: The Lost Village. The last character with glasses.
  • Kami

    Kami has a Filipino influence like Min and Jeff.
  • Mario

    His favorite color is blue. In "Sharing", he returned after starting a band, and he has an old scooter that he doesn't ride anymore, so he gave it to Riff to trade in for one of his old toys after accidentally wrecking BJ's scooter.
  • Whitney

    Whitney's favorite color is red which is Robert, Ashley, Tony and Lincoln Loud's favorite color.
  • Tony

    Tony's favorite color is red.
  • Sarah

    She was portrayed by Hayden Tweedie. However, in the fall of 2003, Hayden Tweedie was replaced by Tory Green to portray her respective character for the majority the "Barney's Colorful World!" tour. Sarah's favorite subjects are math and spelling, and her favorite color is yellow.
  • Beth

    Beth wished she could appear on Barney's Colorful World, but she got a job at Toys R Us before she appeared in it.
  • Gianna

    Her actor, Selena Gomez had a Barney & Friends birthday cake on her 30th birthday. She also worked on Hotel Transylvania: Transformania.
  • Darnell

    The first black boy since Kevin from Barney’s Big Suprise.
  • Kevin

    Kevin was one of the two characters that did not manage to appear in Season 7 due to the actor having difficulties with school duties.
  • Gina

    Gina tripped on a toy and almost got hurt in when she appeared in Barney's Colorful World.
  • Donny

    Barney is special to Donny because he's a really cool motivator and they have so much fun. Donny can never frown at Barney, he can only smile.
  • Mike

    Mike's favorite part of Barney's Colorful World is when he appears out on stage because he sees everyone for the first time.
  • Jackson

    On his first appearance, when Whitney said that he was pretending that Barney is a bear, Barney almost turned into a bear.
  • David

    He has the same skills as Sarah.
  • Stacy

    She is similar to Gianna, but with a different hairstyle.
  • Laura

    Laura is the host of Barney's Colorful World.
  • Miguel

    Miguel only appeared with David or Laura in Let Your Creativity Fly.
  • Rachel

    Like David, she has the same skills as Sarah.
  • Alex

    He was a New York street kid.
  • Megan

    She was born in Germany.
  • Bridget

    She was one of the five contestants for the song Mr. Knickerbocker.
  • Matt

    He was another contestant for the song Mr. Knickerbocker.
  • Kelly

    Again, she was a contestant for the song Mr. Knickerbocker.
  • Tracy

    In Bonjour, Barney: France, her painting of a rainbow from "Dino-Mite Birthday" can be spotted in the caboose. The first black girl since 2002.
  • Brian

    When BJ accidentally lost his pet dog, he learned that taking care of a pet is more than just having fun!
  • Riff

    Riff is the only other dinosaur in the franchise to not originally come out as tall as Barney.
  • Pinkie Pie

    Pinkie Pie
    The Pink Panther's little sister. She has three houses (One in the United States, one in Canada, and one in France). She also likes dumb jokes and going swimming.
  • Babs Bunny

    Babs Bunny
    She only appeared in Season 10 along with the other five Tiny Toon Adventures characters due to chewing gum in the school after that season, which was forbidden. She also wishes she could live with Bugs Bunny.
  • Lincoln Loud

    Lincoln Loud
    He wishes he could return on Barney & Friends in 2017, but he can’t because the state it was filmed in was Texas, which is awful.
  • Shirley the Loon

    Shirley the Loon
    Shirley hangs out with Babs Bunny and Fifi La Fume.
  • Fifi La Fume

    Fifi La Fume
    The last black girl. She also wishes she could lay on the world's largest pillow.
  • Dizzy Devil

    Dizzy Devil
    He wishes he could jump on the world's bounciest trampoline.
  • Elmyra Duff

    Elmyra Duff
    In the "Fox Trot" episode segment "Can't Buy Me Love", she is bullied by her new friend, Rhoda Queen.
  • Wubbzy

    He wishes he could live with Dizzy Devil.
  • Woody Woodpecker

    Woody Woodpecker
    Woody Woodpecker brought his new friend, Flopsy the Bunny, in one of the episodes of the show.
  • Garfield

    In Days of the Week, he announced that a petting zoo was coming to the school.
  • Bugs Bunny

    Bugs Bunny
    My second favorite character of the show, after the main character, Barney.
  • Daffy Duck

    Daffy Duck
    He wishes he could live with Shirley the Loon.
  • The Pink Panther

    The Pink Panther
    Pinkie Pie's big brother.
  • Tom

    He wishes he could live with Scott.
  • Yogi Bear

    Yogi Bear
    Barney sounds like him on crack.
  • Johnny Test

    Johnny Test
    Like Nick and Pinkie Pie, he also loves swimming.
  • Taz

    Like Wubbzy, he wishes he could live with Dizzy Devil.
  • Dee Dee

    Dee Dee
    Even though she likes Barney & Friends, his brother Dexter hates Barney & Friends so much. The last girl.
  • Pinky

    Like Baby Bop, he cried in the show.
  • Courage the Cowardly Dog

    Courage the Cowardly Dog
    Courage loves flying kites.
  • Marshall

    His favorite show is My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. His own show "PAW Patrol" did not come out until August 2013, 34 months after his latest appearance in the show in October 2010.
  • Sonic the Hedgehog

    Sonic the Hedgehog
    In this picture of him from "Venice, Anyone?: Italy", he sings Row, Row, Row Your Boat.
  • Goofy

    The last white boy.
  • Scooby Doo

    Scooby Doo
    In the summer, Scooby Doo likes jumping rope. The last character.