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"What's In A Name?" is the eighteenth episode from the fifth season of Barney & Friends.


Linda is learning the alphabet with a little help from Barney, her friends, and her big brother, Chip. Chip sets out to help Linda learn the letters in her name while Barney and the kids discover other fun ways to learn the letters of the alphabet. With a little Barney magic, the kids even create their own game show.


  1. "Barney Theme Song"
  2. 'Alphabet Song"
  3. "I Am Learning to Spell My Name"
  4. "My Kite"
  5. "The Alphabet Parade"
  6. "The N Game"
  7. "I Put a Smile On"
  8. "I Love to Read"
  9. "I Love You"


Home media

This episode is featured in the home video A to Z with Barney along with the episode "Howdy, Friends!".


  • "Name That Letter" is a slight parody on the popular game shows Jeopardy!, Wheel Of Fortune, Jep and Wheel 2000.
  • This episode aired one year after the episode "All Mixed Up" aired.


Season Five episodes
"Books Are Fun!" • "Trading Places" • "Safety First!" • "Circle of Friends" • "The One And Only You" • "Barney's Band"
• "Try It, You'll Like It!" • "Colors All Around" • "Howdy, Friends!" • "Seven Days A Week" • "Hidden Treasures"
• "A Royal Welcome" • "Sweet As Honey" • "First Things First!" • "Aunt Rachel Is Here!" • "It's A Rainy Day!" • "Easy Does It!"
• "What's In A Name?" • "A Very Special Mouse" • "A Package Of Friendship"