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Spike the Dragon is a forty-three hundred million year (forty-three in dragon years) old, nine-foot tall, green dragon with a yellow belly, he is Barney's cousin. He is best known for his unfriendly, unkind, pessimistic personality and negative attitude.

Portrayal

Costume

  • Bill Barretta

Voice

  • Bill Barretta

Gallery

Facts

  • The reason Spike was created was that the creators of Barney and Friends wanted to have an act to balance things out, to show kids that not everybody is nice to you despite the fact that you are nice to them.
  • Oscar the Grouch was the inspiration to Spike's personality and character.
  • The design of the Spike costume was inspired by the dragon from The Paperbag Princess.