Reasons Why Sesame Street Is Better Than Barney and Friends

The Top Ten

1 Sesame Street Is an American Classic

Why is it still on the air today? - greatesttop10s

There was a time when Blue's Clues was more popualr than Sesame Street and people started throwing merchindise all over a fire

They bothg suck

2 Barney Has No Good Messages

Sometimes Sesame Street has the best messages for little kids - greatesttop10s

Sesame Street is a great example for kids - micahisthebest

Barney says a stranger is a friend you haven't met

3 Celebrities Have Appeared On Sesame Street After They Got Famous

Don't give me the Selena Gomez/Demi Lovato excuse. - greatesttop10s

4 Sesame Street's Writers Put In More Effort

Sesame Street actually has memorable characters in it, while at the same time having good lessons. You don't see little kids singing Barney songs anywhere. - BlueTopazIceVanilla

That's why it has witty scripts - greatesttop10s

5 There Is More Merchandise for Sesame Street

Sesame Street is WAY more popular and has more merchandise because it's a big property!

All there is for Barney are VHSs, DVDs, Books, and Toys but not much more. Sesame Street has all those things, BUT it also has a magizine - greatesttop10s

6 No One On Sesame Street Is Constantly Saying "I Love You"

That is why there is so much hatred towards Barney - greatesttop10s

Elmo says love you though...

That doesn't mean it's okay to hate on certain television shows


7 Sesame Street Is the 27th Greatest Show of All Time According to TV Guide

I used to watch this but than stupid Elmo ruined my childhood

That was just their opinion, I would say It was the 27th WORST Show of all Time.

8 Barney Is the 50th Worst Show of All Time According to TV Guide

I Wish Dora Was Number 1 On The Worst Shows Of All Time

This is true I looked it up

Do you what barney is? A really boring T. V show why because barney sucks. :(

9 There Is No Such Thing As Anti-Sesame Street Humor
10 Sesame Street Has a Concept of Reality

The Contenders

11 Big Bird Is Taller Than Barney

How is this a good reason? - JoeBoi

12 Sesame Street Helps Kids Get Ready for School

So true. Also Yo Gabba Gabba - iluvmaddie

13 Sesame Street Isn't Stupid
14 No One Hates Sesame Street

I hate haters of sesame street

Whoever hates SS hates every kids shows

15 Barney swore at a kid once when there wasn't even the smallest cursing on SS

True Sesame Street is more polite but I’ve never seen Barney swear at a kid can someone send link

Even Elmo could beat up 100000000 barneys

16 People Who are Not Dimwitted Watch Sesame Street but Only Idiots Love Barney

Yeah, Like BarneyTheDinosaurRocks! He Likes Barney, So He's An Idiotic Troll!

17 Parents Don't Feel Like Killing Themselves When Watching Sesame Street
18 Barney Yells

He is so annoying I hate him so much

19 Everybody On Sesame Street Knows That "Dinosaur" Isn't a Gender

One day, while handing out safety badges, Barney, giving them to Lucy, Derek, Min, Kathy, and Baby Bop said "Ladies, Gentlemen, and Dinosaurs"

20 Sesame Street is Actually Funny

Yeah it's funny once in a while

It is actually funny sometimes - micahisthebest

21 Barney is a Pedophile
22 Big Bird Can Still Win In A Fight Against Barney
23 It is way more educational for preschoolers
24 Its setting is reminiscent to Brooklyn and UBC
25 Sesame Street is a '60s Classic
26 Its Setting is Reminiscent to New York
27 Better Kids Development Than Barney & Friends
28 Elmo is funny
29 Sesame Street has more diversity than Barney

Why can't we like both shows though?

30 Barney is Obese
31 Elmo Is Kind & Polite While Barney Is Mean & Annoying.
32 No One Likes Barney
33 There are more realistic values on Sesame Street.

Big Bird told me when I was little that everyone makes mistakes and I never forgot that. He is a character that kids should be looking up to rather than the big purple fat guy

34 The characters deal with real conflicts instead of being happy and singing all the time
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