Dora the Explorer

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Dora the Explorer
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 episodes172 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)Chris Gifford
Editor(s)Gayle McIntyre
Karyn Finley Powell
David Wigforss
Running time30 minutes
Release
Original networkNickelodeon, Nick Jr
Original releaseAugust 14, 2000 (2000-08-14) –
June 4, 2014 (2014-06-04)
Chronology
Followed byGo, Diego, Go!

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.

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

Plot[change | change source]

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.

Episodes[change | change source]

Season Episodes Originally aired
First aired Last aired
Season 1 23 August 14, 2000 May 4, 2001
Season 2 11 October 1, 2001 May 8, 2002
Season 3 19 September 16, 2002 August 26, 2003
Season 4 22 October 7, 2003 April 22, 2004
Season 5 13 September 24, 2004 July 23, 2005
Season 6 11 September 6, 2005 June 25, 2007
Season 7 13 September 7, 2008 June 5, 2009
Season 8 17 November 1, 2009 August 7, 2011
Season 9 14 September 9, 2011 August 13, 2012
Season 10 18 September 7, 2012 June 5, 2013
Season 11 10 September 22, 2013 June 5, 2014
Season 12 21 August 18, 2014 June 19, 2015
Season 13 21 September 7, 2015 December 4, 2016

References[change | change source]

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

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