Dora the Explorer

American animated television series

Dora the Explorer is an American animated television series created by Chris Gifford, Valerie Walsh, and Eric Weiner. The first episode aired in 1999, and Dora the Explorer became a regular series in 2000.

Dora the Explorer
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GenreAnimated series
Created byChris Gifford
Valerie Walsh Valdes
Eric Weiner
Directed byGeorge S. Chialtas
Gary Conrad
Henry Lenardin-Madden
Sherie Pollack
Arnie Wong
Voices ofCaitlin Sanchez
Kathleen Herles
Harrison Chad
Jake Burbage
Ashley Fleming
Jose Zelaya
Marc Weiner
Sasha Toto
Regan Mizrahi
Theme music composerJoshua Sitron
Billy Straus
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Spanish (Teaches Spanish)
No. of seasons8
No. of episodes178 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)Chris Gifford
Editor(s)Gayle McIntyre
Karyn Finley Powell
David Wigforss
Running time30 minutes
Release
Original networkNickelodeon (2001-2014) Nick Jr (2000-2019)
Original releaseAugust 14, 2000 (2000-08-14) –
August 9, 2019 (2019-08-09)
Chronology
Followed byGo, Diego, Go!

The series earned $2.5 billion in sales in 2010 alone.[1]

PlotEdit

The series Dora the Explorer focuses on a seven-year-old Latino girl named "Dora" accompanied by her talking backpack and anthropomorphic monkey named "Boots". Dora has a passion for exploring places or completing quests, and she would often go on an adventure with her friends.

CharactersEdit

  • Dora
  • Boots
  • Backpack
  • Map
  • Swiper the Fox
  • Tico
  • Benny
  • Isa
  • The Fiesta Trio

EpisodesEdit

Season Episodes Originally aired
First aired Last aired
Season 1 26 August 14, 2000 October 15, 2001
Season 2 27 March 11, 2002 July 14, 2003
Season 3 23 August 26, 2003 April 22, 2004
Season 4 24 September 24, 2004 November 5, 2007
Season 5 21 September 7, 2008 August 15, 2010
Season 6 19 November 5, 2010 February 3, 2012
Season 7 18 April 4, 2012 January 16, 2013
Season 8 20 March 18, 2013 August 9, 2019

Season 1Edit

  1. The Legend of the Big Red Chicken
  2. Lost and Found
  3. Choo-Choo!
  4. Hic-Boom-Ohhh
  5. We All Scream for Ice Cream
  6. Three Little Piggies
  7. Treasure Island
  8. Beaches
  9. Big River
  10. Wizzle Wishes
  11. Berry Hunt
  12. Surprise
  13. Grandma's House
  14. Sticky Tape
  15. Bouncing Ball
  16. Bugga Bugga
  17. Fish Out of Water
  18. El Coqui
  19. The Chocolate Tree
  20. To the Treehouse
  21. Little Star
  22. Call Me Mr. Riddles
  23. Te Amo
  24. Pablo's Flute
  25. Dora Saves the Prince
  26. Backpack

Season 2Edit

  1. Lost Squeaky
  2. The Missing Piece
  3. The Big Storm
  4. The Magic Stick
  5. Rojo, the Firetruck
  6. El Dia de las Madres
  7. The Golden Explorers
  8. Doctor Dora
  9. Pinto, the Pony Express
  10. The Big Piñata
  11. The Happy Old Troll
  12. A Letter for Swiper
  13. Click
  14. ¡Rápido, Tico!
  15. A Present for Santa
  16. Super Map
  17. Lost Map
  18. Dora, La Musica
  19. Egg Hunt
  20. To the Monkey Bars
  21. Hide and Go Seek
  22. School Pet
  23. Quack! Quack!
  24. León, the Circus Lion
  25. Whose Birthday Is It?
  26. Super Spies

Season 3Edit

  1. The Lost City (Woo-Hoo Star appeared in this episode)
  2. Stuck Truck (Noisy Star appeared in this episode)
  3. Roberto the Robot (Tool Star appeared in this episode)
  4. ¡Por Favor! (Slipperoni Star appeared in this episode)
  5. Rescue, Rescue, Rescue
  6. Save the Puppies (Saltador Star appeared in this episode)
  7. The Big Potato (Magico Star appeared in this episode)
  8. What Happens Next? (Gusty Star appeared in this episode)
  9. The Fix-It Machine (Disco Star appeared in this episode)
  10. Meet Diego (Rocket Star appeared in this episode)
  11. Baby Dino (Supra Star, Ultra Star, and Mega Star appeared in this episode)
  12. Baseball Boots (Baseball Star appeared in this episode)
  13. Boots' Special Day (Artista Star appeared in this episode)
  14. Boo! (Disco Star appeared in this episode)
  15. Dora Saves the Game (Noisy Star appeared in this episode)
  16. The Super Silly Fiesta (Funny Star appeared in this episode)
  17. Boots' Cuddly Dinosaur (Comfy Star appeared in this episode)
  18. Job Day (Baker Star, Movie Star, Baseball Star, Cowgirl Star, Navy Star, and Policia Star appeared in this episode)
  19. Louder! (Noisy Star appeared in this episode)
  20. ABC Animals
  21. Dora's Pirate Adventure (Hero Star appeared in this episode)
  22. Dora Had a Little Lamb (Glowy Star appeared in this episode)
  23. Best Friends (Rocket Star appeared in this episode)
  24. Journey to the Purple Planet
  25. To the South Pole (Helada Star appeared in this episode)

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Film & TV — Go, Diego, Go!". HispanicOnline.com. Retrieved 2008-08-17.

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