Special Friends is a Custom Barney Home Video for Season 5 released in Feburary 23, 1999.
- Baby Bop
- Barney has his Season 5 voice and 1998-1999 costume.
- B.J. has his Season 5 voice and 1997-2002 costume.
- Baby Bop has her Season 5 voice and 1997-2002 costume.
- Last home video with musical arrangements from 1990 Backyard Gang episodes.
- The Barney costume used in this episode was also seen in "Books are Fun!".
- The musical arrangements used in this episode were also heard in "Barney Goes To School".
- The version of I Love You is silimar to the Season 3 version. This version is a mix of arrangements from
- Last apperences of Jake.
- The Season 4-6 Barney & Friends set is used.