Girl gets stuck in Barney head, everyone but her finds it hilarious

A girl had to get taken to the fire station after getting her own head stuck inside a giant Barney the Dinosaur head.

15-year-old Darby Risner was having a sleepover with her friends at a church, when she found a Barney the Dinosaur head lying around.

Without hesitation, she jammed her head in there, before checking that it would be possible to get it out. The head slipped past her shoulders, and she was unable to get them out again.

This was the beginning of an ordeal which she describes as "like a stuck-in-a-small-place-and-can’t-get-out-panicking" and her mum described as "hilarious."

"It gave her short little Barney arms since it was nearly at her elbows"

After realising she was stuck, her friends gathered around and attempted to free her, using the classic "you grab the legs, I'll yank at the dinosaur head" method, after smearing her neck in vaseline.

Unfortunately for Darby, and in great news for everyone else, they were unable to remove the head and she had to be taken to the fire station.

Her mum looked especially delighted.

Whilst her friends posed next to her. She was pretty panicked inside the head, but that didn't really show in her expression.

The firemen looked pretty delighted as she explained the situation, gesturing with her tiny dinosaur arms.

"I love you, you love me

Get this f*cking mask of me"

"The head was closing in on me"

Darby described the situation as pretty terrifying:

"The head was closing in on me," she told "It was like a stuck-in-a-small-place-and-can’t-get-out-panicking."

Her mum, however, was too busy laughing to worry about her daughter's distress.

"It gave her short little Barney arms since it was nearly at her elbows," she said, correctly. "It was hilarious.’

The firemen, apparently laughing quite a bit, worked hard and eventually managed to decapitate Barney, leaving the girl unharmed.

At this point they thought she might be in shock, judging by her expression, before remembering she was stuck in a Barney the Dinosaur head.

After a lot of cutting, she was finally free.


Upon being freed from her dinosaur prison, Darby was able to find the situation pretty funny, posing for a few last photos with the offending head.

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