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"You've Got To Have Art" is the sixth episode of the sixth season of Barney & Friends.


Barney and the children experience the fun of creating and appreciating various forms of art as they work together to decorate the school for the upcoming Open House. When BJ arrives, he is worried about Baby Bop—she's at home because she's not feeling well. Inspired by the kids share many ideas with BJ, and finally, he creates a treasure she's sure to love. Meanwhile, Scooter is inspired to create his own artistic masterpiece. However, he experiences a few mishaps along the way as he tries to put the finishing touches on his "squirrelly" sculpture.


  1. "Barney Theme Song"
  2. "Being Together"
  3. "I Put a Smile On"
  4. "I Love to Read"
  5. "Colors Make Me Happy"
  6. "It's Nice Just to Be Me (Instrumental)"
  7. "Everyone is Special"
  8. "The Barney Bag"
  9. "Down on Grandpa's Farm"
  10. "Clean Up"
  11. "I Love You"


  • According to PBS Kids, this episode was originally titled "Ready... Set... Create!". 
  • This episode introduces the current arrangement of "Everyone is Special"
  • This episode aired on fortieth birthday of Jeff Brooks', one of the costume performers of BJ.


  • This episode marked:
    • The only time Booker T. Bookworm is not seen at the school's library.
    • The final time where Barney and the kids visit the school's library.
    • The only appearance of the school's library in season six of Barney & Friends, and the only time BJ is seen visiting it.
    • The first time Emily and Keesha appeared together.
    • Another rare time BJ calls Baby Bop by name.




Season Six episodes
"Stick With Imagination!" • "Itty Bitty Bugs" • "Grandparents Are Grand" • "Snack Time!" • "A Sunny, Snowy Day"
• "You've Got To Have Art" • "Five Kinds Of Fun!" • "Count Me In!" • "Who's Who At The Zoo?" • "Birthday Olé"
• "Excellent Exercise!" • "Brushing Up On Teeth" • "A "Little" Mother Goose" • "Good Job!" • "It's Home To Me"
• "How Does Your Garden Grow?" • "You Can Do It!" • "Here Comes The Firetruck!" • "Ready, Set, Go!" • "You Are Special"