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Dora the Explorer is an Mexican-Latin-American interactive educational animated TV series created by Chris Gifford, Valerie Walsh Valdes and Eric Weiner. Dora the Explorer became a regular series in 2000. The show is carried on the Nickelodeon cable television network, including the associated Nick Jr. channel.


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


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.


Main article: Dora the Explorer episode list

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


Main article: Dora and the Lost City of Gold


  • This is the first Nick Jr. show to reach past six seasons since Blue's Clues ended it’s sixth season in 2006.

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