Season 2
Season 2, Episodes 31-48
Executive Producers Sheryl Leach
Dennis DeShazer
Kathy Parker
Writers Stephen White
Mark S. Bernthal
Directors Jim Rowley
Bruce Deck
Musical Directors Bob Singleton
Production Company The Lyons Group
Connecticut Public Television
Season Premiere September 27, 1993
Season Finale October 20, 1993
Season Guide
Season One
Season Three
Season 2 of Barney & Friends aired from September 27 to October 20, 1993.




Guest Appearances


# Episode Written By Directed By New Barney Songs Original Airdate
"Falling for Autumn!"
Mark S. Bernthal Jim Rowley I Like Autumn September 27, 1993
Barney and the kids prepare for the school's fall festival.
"Grandparents Are Grand!"
Grands are grand
Stephen WhiteJim Rowley No Matter What The Name
No Matter Where They Are
September 28, 1993
Derek's grandfather and Kathy's grandmother visit the school. When Tina misses her abuelo, she learns that a grandparent's love always exists.
"May I Help You?"
Stephen WhiteJim Rowley Turn Off the Light September 29, 1993
The kids show Barney their normal school routine. The kids perform "The Three Billy Goats Gruff."
"Red, Blue and Circles Too!"
Mark S. BernthalBruce Deck My Yellow Blankey
Wave the Flags
September 30, 1993
Barney shows his friends that shapes and colors exist all around them.
"Honk! Honk! A Goose on the Loose!"
Stephen WhiteJim Rowley The Library October 1, 1993
After Clarence the Goose runs away, Mother Goose returns to the school for help. Barney and the children recite their favorite Mother Goose rhymes to lure Clarence back to Mother Goose.
"Hoo's in the Forest?"
Mark S. BernthalJim Rowley Listen October 4, 1993
Barney takes the kids to a forest to learn about different animal sounds.
"I Can Do That!"
Stephen WhiteJim Rowley Hello, Goodbye
The Clean Up Clock
Happy Dancin'
October 5, 1993
Barney, Baby Bop, and the kids discuss things that they can do. Barney brings out his special tap dancing shoes to tap dance in them.
"Grown-Ups for a Day!"
Mark S. BernthalJim Rowley A Silly Hat October 6, 1993
By trying on different costumes and hats, the kids pretend to have different careers. Barney brings some friends to the school to show the kids their career.
"Picture This!"
Mark S. BernthalJim Rowley It's Nice Just to Be Me October 7, 1993
Barney and the kids spend the day drawing pictures. Tomie dePaola drops by to show the kids how he draws pictures. Barney and the kids collaborate on their own original book.
"Look at Me, I'm 3!"
Stephen WhiteBruce Deck Look at Me, I'm Three October 8, 1993
It's Baby Bop's third birthday; so, Barney and the kids throw her a surprise birthday party. Baby Bop's brother BJ drops by to join in the fun.
"The Exercise Circus!"
Stephen WhiteJim Rowley None October 11, 1993
Barney and the kids incorporate exercises into circus acts to show Tina that exercising can be fun. Joe Scruggs visits the school to share a silly song.
"My Favorite Things"
Stephen WhiteJim Rowley None October 12, 1993
Barney and his friends share their favorite things. Joe Ferguson visits to tell a story about shapes.
"The Dentist Makes Me Smile"
Mark S. BernthalJim Rowley Silly Things October 13, 1993
Shawn is worried about his loose baby tooth. Barney assures him that losing teeth is natural for his age. Tosha and Kathy show Barney and the other kids the procedure of a dental check-up.
"Stop, Look and Be Safe!"
Stephen WhiteBruce Deck Indoor-Outdoor Voices October 14, 1993
Michael shows his new crossing guard uniform to his friends, leading to a discussion all about safety.
"An Adventure in Make Believe"
Stephen WhiteBruce Deck Just Imagine
Jungle Adventure
October 15, 1993
To help BJ learn how to use his imagination, Barney sets up a make-believe adventure to find a missing princess.
"The Alphabet Zoo"
Mark S. BernthalJim Rowley The Tiger Song October 18, 1993
Barney and the kids decide to create their own zoo, filled with animals that start with each letter of the alphabet. Aunt Molly drops by to share a story.
"Having Tens of Fun!"
Mark S. BernthalJim Rowley A Big Parade Of Numbers October 19, 1993
Barney's friend, Mr. Tenagain, visits the school to show the kids fun counting activities. Meanwhile, Mr. Tenagain has a very special surprise for Baby Bop!
"A Very Special Delivery!"
Stephen WhiteJim Rowley None October 20, 1993
Tosha's special surprise is on the way. While they wait, Barney and the children discover different ways that make each of them special. Barney's friend Ella Jenkins shares some special songs with the kids.



Promotional shot of Barney on set.


Promotional shot of BJ and Baby Bop on set.

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The Cast of Season 2

  • This season marked:
    • The final season in which Kathy Parker serves as an executive producer.
    • The final season in which Philip Parker serves as a song writer.
    • The first season since A Day at the Beach to have the yellow toes on the Barney doll. The Barney doll from this season also appeared in Season 3, except that in that season, it was a lighter color.
    • The first season in which Barney's voice is at a higher-pitch.
    • The first appearances of JulieBJ, and Jason.
    • The only appearance of David played by Kenny Cooper.
    • The final appearance of Luci.
    • The final regular appearances of Michael, Tina, and Derek.
    • The only season to be closed-captioned by the National Captioning Institute. The episodes released on Home Video, as well as a few episodes aired on television, were closed-captioned by the Caption Center WGBH Educational Foundation, except for Barney's Families are Special.
    • The first season of three seasons to have two renditions of "I Love You".
    • The first season to have the 1993 PBS Kids logo with the P-Pals. An e/i balloon was added later in 1996.
    • The first season that Kimberly-Clark, and its Huggies family of baby products signed on as a sponsor.
  • Set Renovations:
    • Playground: The swings and slide were replaced by a playground platform. The tire swing was removed.
    • Classroom: Wallpaper changed. Tile floor replaced by carpet. Classroom door leading to the hallway replaced by a dutch door.
  • New Barney and Baby Bop costumes are utilized, with a drastic shortening of the Baby Bop costume.
  • Min starts to wear her stockings regularly, whenever she wears a dress. 
  • The Barney Bag is redesigned with one that will be used up through season six.
  • David never appeared in any episodes with Julie, Jason, or any of The Backyard Gang.
  • Like subsequent seasons afterward, with the exception of season eight, the "Barney Theme Song" is re-shot and re-edited.
  • The walking animation in the intro is the same as in the previous season but the slide is fast.
  • This was the last season to be filmed at the ColorDynamics Studio in Allen. Production would move to the Studios at Las Colinas the following season.
  • The production for this season began in March 1993 and ended in August 1993.
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