Barney's Special New Friends is a Custom Barney Home Video for Season 4 released in May 12, 1997. It was made by BarneyBJBabyBopandRiffFan.
Barney, Baby Bop, B.J. and the children make Matthew feel welcome at the school.
- Baby Bop
- The Welcome Song
- Take Me Out to the Ball Game
- I Love You
- Barney has his Season 3 voice and 1995 costume.
- B.J. has his Season 3 voice and 1996 costume.
- Baby Bop has her Season 3 costume and 1996 costume.
- The Barney costume from "Barney Songs" is used.
- The musical arrangements from "Season 5" are used.
- This home video and other February - July 1997 Season 4 home videos felt like Season 3 home videos, because they used the Season 3 Barney, B.J., and Baby Bop costumes, they used the Season 3 playground, school and treehouse sets, and they used the Season 2 Barney doll.
- Eight episode to have six kids.
- First apperence of Matthew.
- Carlos wear the same clothes in Once Upon A Time.
- Julie wear the same hair-style and clothes in Camera Safari.
- Keesha wear the same hair-style and clothes in Going On A Bear Hunt.
- Hannah wear the same hair-style and clothes in Camp Wannarunnaround.
- Robert wear the same clothes in Waiting For Mr. MacRooney.
- Stephen wear the same clothes in Are We There Yet.