The original version of Barney & the Backyard Gang VHS tapes were released on their original print date.
- The Backyard Show (August 1, 1988)
- Three Wishes (January 2, 1989)
- A Day at the Beach (April 3, 1989)
- Waiting for Santa (May 1, 1990)
- Campfire Sing-Along (June 1, 1990)
- Barney Goes to School (August 1, 1990)
- Barney in Concert (July 1, 1991)
- Rock with Barney (August 1, 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.