Video Details

Barney's Barrier Reef

Next Airing: Wed, May 22nd, 2019 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV

Availability information for this program

Dive into the incredible world of the Great Barrier Reef, the world's largest coral reef ecosystem. This educational series explores the lives of watery critters and their surroundings, from super-sighted shrimp to trash-eating tiger sharks, thriving as a whole in a web of life. We see how they defend themselves, get around, interact, obtain food and much, much more.


  • Slime, Snot and Guts

    Meet the snottiest, slimiest and most gut-wrenching gang of the reef. From snot sleeping bags to slime-munching babies, in this watery world, snot, slime and guts are crucial to animal survival.

    Next Airing: Wed, May 22nd, 2019 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:28
    Usage rights: Expires 6/30/2020
  • Spineless

    Barney Harwood and Gemma Hunt dive down under to discover yet more crazy connections in the wonderful world of Australia's beautiful-but-bizarre barrier reef, and join some floppy fishy friends who are stunningly and spectacularly spineless!

    Next Airing: Wed, May 29th, 2019 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:15
    Usage rights: Expires 6/30/2020
  • Take My Breath Away

    Journey down under to discover the brilliantly beautiful and bizarre world of the Barrier Reef, and meet creatures connected by weird ways of breathing. From wobble bodies to deep diving dolphins and even snorkeling trees, this show will certainly take your breath away!

    Next Airing: Wed, Jun 5th, 2019 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:29
    Usage rights: Expires 6/30/2020
  • Waste Not, Want Not

    This episode meets extreme recyclers in the Barrier Reef. Nothing goes to waste in this ocean — from snot-guzzling parrotfish to poo-cleaning cucumbers, not to mention the waste disposal tiger shark, everyone here is keen to be green!

    Next Airing: Wed, Jun 12th, 2019 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:24
    Usage rights: Expires 6/30/2020
  • I See You Baby

    Meet the bunch of crazy creatures that possess really awesome eyesight. From super-sighted shrimps to multi-eyed jellyfish, these guys are incredible!

    Length: 00:28:12
    Usage rights: Expires 6/30/2020
  • Night Shift, Sleepless in the Sea

    The Barrier Reef is brilliantly beautiful by day, scarily spooky by night. The reef comes alive with a whole new gang of crazily connected creepy critters. It's night shift time for Barney and Gemma, who delve into the deep dark waters to find out who works really hard in the hours of darkness.

    Length: 00:28:21
    Usage rights: Expires 6/30/2020
  • Not Just A Fashion Victim, Functional Fashion

    In the ocean world, fish fashion counts and there is no such thing as one size fits all. Deep down in the watery depths, there are patterns and outfits to suit everyone. Join Barney and Gemma on the barrier reef catwalk to find out why our fishy friends are certainly not just fashion victims. They take functional fashion to a whole new level.

    Length: 00:28:29
    Usage rights: Expires 6/30/2020
  • Reef Games

    The sea is full of sporting talent — there are sprinters, jumpers, and even some gymnasts in this ocean arena. But which of our fit fishy friends will fall at the first hurdle and which will win the gold medal? On your marks, get set – swim! It is time for our reef games to begin.

    Length: 00:28:20
    Usage rights: Expires 6/30/2020
  • Sea Trek, Navigating The Oceans

    We meet yet another amazing ocean line-up. These guys and gals really know how to get around underwater and can travel enormous distances using their amazing navigational skills and super senses. Join Barney and Gemma for a sensational Sea Trek!

    Length: 00:28:29
    Usage rights: Expires 6/30/2020
  • Sense-Ational

    This episode investigates the sensational creatures living in Australia's Barrier Reef. From super smell to incredible eyesight, not to mention amazing skin sensations, there are some spectacular senses in this Aussie ocean!

    Length: 00:28:11
    Usage rights: Expires 6/30/2020
  • The Reef's Got Talent

    Simon Coral and Danni Mantaray search for creatures that have the fishy factor. Simon and Danni cast their net wide to find the most spectacular seaworthy skills in Australia's Barrier Reef.

    Length: 00:27:48
    Usage rights: Expires 6/30/2020



Current UEN-TV programs may be recorded for educational use. For exact broadcast dates and times of school day programs as well as evening and weekend programs please visit one of the following links: