Waiting for Santa is a custom Barney and the Backyard Gang video. Released Date in December 22, 1991. This is a semi-remake of the 1990 Backyard Gang Christmas Video of the same name.


Barney and the kids travel to the North Pole to assure the newest Backyard Gang member Shawn that his name is on Santa's nice list. They frolic on ice, play in the snow, and learn that giving things to others is what Christmas is all about.


  • Bob West & David Joyner as Barney (debut)
  • Julie Johnson & Dao Knight as Baby Bop
  • Brian Eppes as Michael
  • Becky Swonke as Amy
  • Jessica Zucha as Tina
  • Leah Gloria Montés as Luci
  • Rickey Carter as Derek
  • Alexander Jhin as Adam
  • Lauren King as Kathy
  • Jeanne Cairns as Mrs. Claus
  • Henry Hammack as Santa Claus
  • John David Bennett as Shawn (Debut)
  • Buster the Dog as Himself

Song List

  1. Barney Theme Song
  2. When Santa Comes to Our House
  3. Waiting For Santa
  4. S-A-N-T-A
  5. Starlight, Starbright
  6. Up to the Housetop
  7. Jingle Bells
  8. Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
  9. Winter's Wonderful
  10. Frosty the Snowman
  11. Winter Wonderland
  12. Skating, Skating
  13. The Elves' Rap
  14. Let's All Do A Little Tapping (Tune: We Wish You A Merry Christmas)
  15. Silent Night
  16. Have a Holly Jolly Christmas
  17. Joy to the World
  18. We Wish You A Merry Christmas
  19. Deck the Halls
  20. The Sleep Song
  21. I Love You


  • Barney has his Season 1 voice and Late 1990/1991-1992 costume.
  • Baby Bop has her Season 1 voice and Late 1990-1993 costume.
  • BJ has his Backyard Gang-Season 2 voice and 1990-1993 costume.
  • The Barney costume used in this home video was also seen in "Four Seasons Day!".
  • The Barney voice used in this home video was also heard in "The Queen of Make Believe".
  • The Baby Bop costume used in this home video was also seen in "Hop to It!".
  • The Baby Bop voice used in this home video was also heard in "Hop to It!".
  • The BJ costume used in this home video was also seen in "Stop, Look and Be Safe".
  • The BJ voice used in this home video was also heard in "Stop, Look and Be Safe".
  • At beginning at this video, Barney isn't come to life instead and he is seen at Michael and Amy's new houses and he says "Hi everyone".
  • When BJ cries while getting stuck in the chimney, his cries are the same as Barney's from the 1990 Backyard Gang of the same name (when Barney is stuck in the chimney and Michael and Amy pull him out), except they are pitched up to +2 and mixed with BJ's Season 2 voice. When Barney yells "WHOA!", the sound clip is taken from "Playing It Safe!". When BJ says "Hi, Barney!" "Hi, Sissy!", After BJ gets stuck in the chimney, He falls or lays down, and then, Barney helps him up, and Baby Bop tells him he's covered in dirt. Then BJ says about Christmas Eve. Another time Baby Bop falls or lays down. This time, she ice skates too fast, slips on a ice rink and falls down.
  • The Music Arrangement used in this home video was also heard with a mix of from the same 1990 Backyard gang video and "Doctor Barney is Here!" with a christmas twist. 
  • The Version of "I Love You" has a lullaby arrangement.
  • This video filmed in June 1, 1991.
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