Dora the Explorer

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Dora the Explorer
Dora the Explorer logo.png
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 (2004-2011)

Nick Jr (2000-2019)

CITV (2004-2012)

BBC Two (2000-present)
Original releaseAugust 14, 2000 (2000-08-14) –
August 9, 2019 (2019-08-09)
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.

Characters[change | change source]

Dora

Boots

Backpack

Map

Swiper the Fox

Tico

Benny

Isa

The Fiesta Trio

Episodes[change | change source]

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

References[change | change source]

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

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