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Dora the Explorer

Dora the Explorer

Format
Children's television series
Created by
Chris Gifford
Valerie Walsh Valdes
Marc Weiner
Seasons
8
Episodes
172
Genre
Educational
Country of origin
United States
Original run
August 14, 2000 – June 5, 2014
Aim
Ages 2 to 8

Dora the Explorer is an American children's television series airing on Nickelodeon (as part of the Nick Jr. block). It is the longest-running Nick Jr. series to date.

Plot

A Hispanic-American explorer named Dora and her best friend, Boots the monkey, embark on quests through the rainforest.

Characters

Main article: List of Dora the Explorer characters

The series' main cast consists of Dora, Boots, Backpack, Map, the Fiesta Trio and seven residents of the rainforest: Swiper the fox, Tico the squirrel, Benny the bull, Isa the iguana, Big Red Chicken and the Grumpy Old Troll.

Episodes

Main article: List of Dora the Explorer episodes

Eight seasons of the series, consisting of 172 episodes, were produced.

Dora the Explorer
General
OverviewCharactersEpisodes
Characters
DoraBootsBackpackMapSwiperTicoBennyIsaFiesta TrioBig Red ChickenGrumpy Old Troll