- January 13: It's Time for Counting and Down on Barney's Farm is release to stores.
- March 17: Barney In Outer Space is released to malls.
- March 28: Barney's First Adventures airs on Fox Kids.
- Late March: My Party with Barney is available to purchase through Kideo wins.
- April 3: Barney's Great Adventure is released to theaters.
- April 21: Barney's Sing Along: In Outer Space and You My Barney is released to mall.
- April 26: Barney's Big Surprise ends its tour at the Dodge Theaters.
- May 19: Barney's Big Surprise is released to malls the soundtrack is rereleased with a cover matching the video's cover wins.
- August 18: Barney's Halloween Party both released to mall This is also the final Barney project, in which Sheryl Leach serves as executive producer wins.
- September 1: Barney's Great Adventure is released to stores. Barney's First Adventures is available to receive through the mail.
- September 22: Barney's Sing Along: Halloween Party is released to stores and mall.
- October 6: Barney's Sing Along: Barney's Great Adventure is released to stores and mall.
- November 2: Season 5 premiere
- November 3: Good Clean Fun / Oh Brother She's My Sister... Video 2-Pack is released to stores.
- November 26: Barney and kids perform If All the Raindrops in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
- November 27: Season 5 finale
- Songs in the Key of Purple is packaged with selected Barney Home Videos.
Barney & Friends
Season 5 (1998)
Cast & Crew
- Barney (Body: Dave Joyner/Josh Martin, Voice: Bob West)
- Baby Bop (Body: Jeff Brooks/Lee Clark, Voice: Julie Johnson)
- BJ (Body: David Kendall, Voice: Patty Wirtz)
- Hannah (Marisa Kuers)
- Kristen (Sara Hickman)
- Ashley (Monet Chandler)
- Alissa (Maurie Chandler)
- Stephen (Chase Gallatin)
- Kim (Erica Rhodes)
- Keesha (Mera Baker)
- Robert (Angel Velasco)
- Chip (Lucien Douglas)
- Jeff (Austin Ball)
- Danny (Jeffrey Hood)
- Curtis (Monte Black)
- Emily (Hannah Owens)
- Linda (Adrianne Kangas)
- Mr. Boyd (Robert Sweatman)
- Stella the Storyteller (Phyllis Cicero)
- Scooter McNutty (voiced by Todd Duffey)
- Miss Etta Kette (voiced by Brice Armstrong)
- Booker T. Bookworm (voiced by Earl Fisher)
- Sheryl Stamps Leach
- Troy Charles
- Brain Mack
- Ben Vaughn (Senior Consulting Producer)
- Bob Singleton