Barney's Big Surprise! is a Barney live show that originally toured from 1996 to 1998. The filmed performance of the live show was released on home video on June 17, 1999. It was also toured in Africa, the United Kingdom, the Middle East and Asia.


Barney the Dinosaur is planning a surprise birthday party for BJ and it will be a musical extravaganza. Professor Tinkerputt, Old King Cole and many more special guests are invited to the surprise birthday party. Whatever you do, don't tell BJ!


  • Barney (voice) - Dean Wendt and Bob West
  • Barney (costume) - Carey Stinson and Josh Martin
  • Baby Bop (voice) - Julie Johnson
  • Baby Bop (costume) - Lee Clark and Jennifer Romano
  • BJ (voice) - Patty Writz
  • BJ (costume) - Pat O'Connell and Kyle Nelson
  • Tony - Tront Gentry
  • Rachel - Alexis Acosta
  • Cindy - Mallory Lineberger
  • Kevin - Brandt Love
  • Professor Tinkerputt - Barry Pearl
  • Mother Goose - Michelle McCarel