Barney & Friends

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Barney & Friends is an American children's television series that is mostly targeted at children ages 2–6. It was created by Sheryl Leach and produced by HIT Entertainment. It premiered on PBS on April 6, 1992. The series is about Barney, a purple anthropomorphic Tyrannosaurus rex who gives educational messages through songs and small dance routines with a friendly, optimistic attitude.[1][2][3][4]

The last episode aired on November 2, 2010. Reruns aired on Sprout from 2005 until 2015, and have aired since December 17, 2018 under Sprout's new name Universal Kids.

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  1. Gorman, James (April 11, 1993). "TELEVISION VIEW; Of Dinosaurs Why Must This One Thrive?". The New York Times. Retrieved August 14, 2010.
  2. "Stuuuupendous!". Time. December 21, 1992. Archived from the original on March 29, 2012. Retrieved August 14, 2010.
  3. Cerone, Daniel (April 3, 1993). "Dinosaur Is a Star, Spreading Love With Hugs, Kisses, Songs". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved August 24, 2010.
  4. "Barney the launching pad". Los Angeles Times. January 30, 2009. Retrieved August 24, 2010.