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.
The series is rated TV-Y.
It was originally produced by the the Lyons Group.
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