Barneysplat! memories
As a teen, I encountered the show enough to develop a hatred of it: saccharine songs that would lodge in your head; giggly, dopey-voiced dinosaur characters; a "one-dimensional world where everyone must be happy and everything must be resolved right away." It's no surprise that Barney spawned a backlash. Barney bashing, "anti-Barney humor and parodies pervaded every form of media from television to magazines to BBSes.