Barney & Friends Episode
Shopping For A Surprise!
Season 3, Episode 5



Air date March 3, 1995
Written by Rebecca Self Snider
Directed by Bruce Deck
Theme Shopping at the Grocery Store
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"Shopping For A Surprise!" is the fifth episode from the third season of Barney & Friends.


Carlos reads the other kids a story about a party. They decide to have their own party and make it a surprise for Barney. Barney hears about the party and decides to go shopping for it. Baby Bop arrives and decides to join in the fun by helping Barney with the shopping. After the shopping, the children start the party and Stella the Storyteller pays a visit to tell them a story about a boy who also went shopping like Barney and Baby Bop did. Carlos and Shawn bring out the surprise guest's party hat and Barney finds out that the party was for him to thank him for being the best friend anyone in the world could ever have.

Stories: Feast For 10 / Moo Moo, Cluck Cluck, Tweet Tweet Tweet

  • Backstage Polaroid of Baby Bop
  • Carlos reads a story
  • Shawn and Min
  • Feast for 10
  • Barney comes to life
  • Gonna Have a Party
  • Planning the Party
  • The List
  • Baby Bop arrives
  • The Invitations
  • Grocery Store
  • Bakery
  • Vegetable Stand
  • Mailing the Invitations
  • Mail Song
  • Grocery Store
  • Julie
  • Min
  • Shawn, Carlos and Julie
  • Carlos, Min and Julie
  • Peanut Butter
  • Finishing Up
  • Shawn and Carlos
  • Hot Cross Buns
  • Pat-A-Cake
  • The Muffin Man
  • Vegetable Stand
  • The Rainbow Song
  • The Party Table
  • Ta-Ra-Ra Boom-Dee-Ay
  • Stella the Storyteller
  • Moo Moo, Cluck Cluck, Tweet Tweet Tweet
  • Hello, Goodbye!
  • The Hat
  • Barney's the Special Guest
  • I Love You
  • Confetti


  1. Barney Theme Song
  2. Gonna Have a Party
  3. The Street Song
  4. The Mail Song
  5. Peanut Butter
  6. The Muffin Man/Hot Cross Buns/Pat-A-Cake/The Muffin Man (Reprise)
  7. The Rainbow Song
  8. Ta-Ra-Ra Boom-Dee-Ay
  9. Hello, Goodbye
  10. I Love You


  • This episode reveals that Baby Bop's favorite food is macaroni and cheese.
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