Barney: 1, 2, 3 Learn brings the beloved purple Tyrannosaurus rex Barney (Bob West) and friends together to learn about new shapes, numbers and letters. Baby Bob (Julie Johnson) has learned that counting can lead to new treasures and she's eager to get on the hunt with a little help from Barney in this live action special. B.J. (David Joyner) is using the alphabet to help Riff (Jeff Ayers) get ready for a musical concert. Dennis DeShazer, Mark S. Bernthal and Sheryl Leach wrote the 30-minute DVD episode for pre-schoolers and early age learners. The educational message is reinforced with songs, dancing and games. The hit children's television show also helps children develop their imaginations and build character traits such as caring and sharing through the use of teachable moments. The long-running pre-school children's television series has been nominated for multiple Daytime Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Children's Series and Outstanding Writing in a Children's Series.