John David Bennett II played Shawn on Barney and Friends from 1992 to 2009. During the series season 13, Shawn ended to wear glasses.
- His first appearance was in the episode "The Queen of Make-Believe" in 1992.
- Shawn also appeared in a few videos from Barney and Friends Classic Collection in 1996.
- He likes to build things.
- His best friend is Min.
- He is allergic to animal hair.
- He began to wear glasses in Season 2.
- His last regular appearance was in the Season 3 TV special Barney's Dino Mite Surprise (1997)
- His final appearance was in the Season 7 home video Barney's Great Big Reunion (2003).
- He never made an appearance with Jason, David, Luci, Aunt Molly or Stephen with glasses while he wore glasses, or he can't find his glasses.