Barney is usually trying to accomplish a task in his series, but is also a bit lazy, but not too lazy. But, Barney tends to over-do or do his task the wrong way. He also has a hard time going to sleep, but when he finally does go to sleep, he is a heavy sleeper.
Barney Bear is a brown bear with a tan snout, black nose, and black eyes. Barney's clothes change in the episodes due to the tasks he is doing or because change in animation crew.