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"Barney's on Fire" is a popular song by Tony Mason and None of the Above. It is a well known example of Anti-Barney humor.

"Barney's on Fire"
Single by Tony Mason & None of the Above
from the album Mommy's Got a Migraine
Released1993 (1993)
FormatDigital download
GenreComedy, alternative rock
Songwriter(s)Tony Mason

Music videosEdit

Several music videos of the song have been uploaded to YouTube.

Track listingEdit

  1. Barney's on Fire - 2:39


The song is often miscredited to "Weird Al" Yankovic (a recurring problem among parody songs on the Internet, which as a whole are often misattributed to Yankovic), a confusion made worse by Mason's use of a similar nasal voice to Yankovic's on the record. Yankovic denied writing the song. Yankovic later mentioned Barney in the lyrics of the parody song "Jurassic Park":

I'm afraid those things'll harm me
'Cause they sure don't act like Barney

The music video for "Jurassic Park" also includes Barney's head being bitten off by a Tyrannosaurus, who later coughs up the head after receiving the Heimlich maneuver from a Brachiosaurus.