What I Want To Be is the sixth episode of Season 15 of Barney and Friends is is a semi-remake of  the Season 1 episode When I Grow Up..


All of the older kids are excited about growing up and going to middle school the next year except David. Barney comes to life and asks him why he doesn't want to go to middle school. He says because he is nervous that he won't have any friends. Barney tells everyone that there are much more friends that you will meet in middle school. He seems to be still a little nervous and Barney asks him is their anything else and David replies with I'm also nervous about growing up and getting closer to getting a job and that he doesn't know what he wants to be. Barney asks if everyone feels like this and they say that they are a little nervous. He tells them that their is nothing to be afraid of and that they can be anything when they grow up. Barney shows everything that they can be when they grow up. Kaylie asks why we have jobs and Barney explains that they need money to buy food and to help other people. Barney also explains that jobs can be fun. They showcase the jobs that they would like to have. At the end of the episode David asks Barney if he will be his friend if he grows up. Barney says of course as long as he doesn't lose his imagination. The episode closes with everyone leaving and Barney turning back into a doll.


  • Barney
  • Kaylie
  • Min
  • David


  1. Barney Theme Song
  2. What I Want to Be
  3. When I Grow Up
  4. When I'm a Firefighter
  5. People Helping Other People
  6. The Docter is a Friend of Mine
  7. Mail Song
  8. When I'm Old Enough to Join the Band
  9. Hooray for Moms and Dads
  10. Sing Your Song
  11. I Love You

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