The original version of Barney & the Backyard Gang VHS tapes were released on their original print date.
- The Backyard Show (August 29, 1988)
- Three Wishes (January 27, 1989)
- A Day at the Beach (June 4, 1989)
- Waiting for Santa (January 6, 1990)
- Campfire Sing-Along (August 6, 1990)
- Barney Goes to School (August 15, 1990)
- Barney in Concert (July 1, 1991)
- Rock with Barney (October 20, 1991)
The original tapes are extremely hard to find. It is possible to buy those tapes on eBay and Amazon.
When the original tapes were posted onto YouTube by many users, they are easier to find.