Barney & Friends is an independent children's television show produced in United States, aimed at very young children ages 1 to 8 years old. The series, which was first released 1988 direct-to-video episodes as a series called Barney and the Backyard Gang, features the title character Barney a purple anthromorphic dinosaur who conveys learning through songs and small dance routines with an optimistic and friendly attitude. Produced by HIT Entertainment and WNET Thirteen in New York.
The series is rated TV-Y.
It was originally produced by the the Lyons Group.
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