Barney Home Video
It's Time for Counting
Release Date January 13, 1998
Rereleased Yes
Available on DVD Yes
Written by Mark S. Bernthal
Directed by Steven Feldman
Run Time 51 Minutes
Barney's Good Day, Good Night
Down on Barney's Farm
It's Time for Counting is a Barney Home Video that was released on January 13, 1998.


When the numbers are missing off Stella's alarm clock, Barney and the kids help search for the rest of the numbers. So, off to the school library, where they read some classic children's stories. When all the numbers are returned to the alarm clock, Stella has a very special surprise for Barney and his friends!



  1. Barney Theme Song
  2. A Hunting We Will Go
  3. A Great Day for Counting
  4. The Library
  5. The Gaggle, Giggle, Wiggle Dance
  6. My Yellow Blankey
  7. Here, Kitty Kitty
  8. Books Are Fun!
  9. You Can Count on Me
  10. Look at Me, I'm Three
  11. Farm Nursery Rhyme Medley: Little Bo Peep/Little Boy Blue/I Had a Little Hen/Hickety Pickety
  12. In Our Family
  13. I Love You


  1. The Goose Who Laid the Golden Eggs
  2. Belling the Cat
  3. The Turnip




  • This video marked:
    • The first appearance of Booker T. Bookworm.
    • The first Barney video to feature a preview of Groundling Marsh.
    • The last Barney video to feature a preview of Kids for Character.
    • The first home video to feature the "Learn About" label on the back of a Barney Home Video cover.
  • Brice Armstrong, the actor that portrays Miss Etta Kette on the television series, provides the voice for Beauregard the Cat. 
  • When Barney is taking a picture of Stella and her cousins, you can hear one of them say "sneeze".
  • Although this video was released in 1998, you can actually see "Copyright 1997 Lyons Partnership, L.P." at the end of the credits. This may mean that this video was produced in 1997.
  • If you translate the title of the Spanish release (on the cover) it's called It's Time for Counting with Barney.
  • The video is also the first home video release to feature Barney's Great Adventure theatrical trailer as a sneak preview before "Please Stay Tuned" bumper.

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