Fred Holmes (born 1952) is was a former director and writer for the Barney franchise. He began working for the Barney franchise in 1996.

About Fred Holmes

Fred Holmes is an Emmy Award winning writer and director with experience in everything from television documentaries shot all over the world, to network television, to feature films, and everything in between.


Writing and directing motion pictures and television. I am also a published author and have written and directed a play.

Barney Filmography

  1. Is Everybody Happy?
  2. We've Got Rhythm
  3. Waiting For Mr. MacRooney
  4. It's Tradition
  5. Play Ball!
  6. Going On A Bear Hunt
  7. Tree-Mendous Trees
  8. All Mixed Up
  9. Once A Pond A Time
  10. Trading Places
  11. Barney's Band
  12. Colors All Around
  13. Seven Days A Week
  14. First Things First!
  15. Easy Does It!
  16. Stick With Imagination!
  17. Snack Time!
  18. You've Got To Have Art
  19. Who's Who at the Zoo?
  20. You Are Special
  21. Puppy Love
  22. Stop! Go!
  23. Play for Exercise!
  24. A New Friend
  25. This Way In! This Way Out!
  26. Three Lines, Three Corners
  27. Splish! Splash!
  28. Once Upon A Fairy Tale
  29. It's Hot! It's Cold!
  30. Play Piano With Me!
  31. A Little Big Day
  32. Squares, Squares Everywhere
  33. That Makes Me Mad
  34. It's Showtime!
  35. Caring Hearts
  36. Movin' Along
  37. Keep On Truckin'
  38. I'm A Builder
  39. Coming On Strong
  40. Let's Play Games!
  41. You Can Count on Me!
  42. Look What I Can Do!
  43. Making a Move!
  44. Home, Safe Home
  45. On the Road Again
  46. Welcome, Cousin Riff
  47. Special Skills
  48. Butterflies
  49. Bugs
  50. Glad to Be Me
  51. Arts
  52. Movement
  53. BJ's Snack Attack
  54. Counting (Writer and Director)
  55. Letters
  56. Winter
  57. Summer
  58. Caring
  59. Rabbits
  60. Ducks and Fish
  61. Mother Goose
  62. Fairy Tales (Writer and Director)
  63. Things I Can Do
  64. Differences
  65. Neighborhoods
  66. Careers
  67. Bop 'til You Drop
  68. The Sleepless Sleepover
  69. Little Red Rockin' Hood (Writer and Director)
  70. The Whole Truth (Writer and Director)
  71. The Wind and the Sun
  72. The Nature of Things
  73. The New Kid
  74. Grandpa's Visit
  75. Trail Boss Barney (Writer and Director)
  76. Get Happy! (Writer and Director)
  77. For the Fun of It
  78. Big as Barney
  79. No, No, No!
  80. Best in Show
  81. The Chase
  82. Dream Big
  83. That's What a Mommy Is
  84. The Magic Caboose
  85. BJ the Great
  86. Gift of the Dinos
  87. A Visit to Santa
  88. The Princess and the Frog
  89. Riff to the Rescue!: A Wild West Adventure
  90. Lights! Camera! Action!: A Movie Adventure
  91. The Magic Lamp: A Travel Adventure
  92. A Game for Everyone: A Sports Adventure
  93. The Reluctant Dragon: A Fairy Tale Adventure
  94. Bienvenido, Barney: Mexico
  95. Venice, Anyone?: Italy
  96. The Music Box: Switzerland
  97. A Bird of a Different Feather: Hawaii
  98. Bonjour, Barney!: France


  • During the credits on the screening copy of Let's Play School and the international version of A New Friend, his name was misspelled as "Fred Holms."
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