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Dora Marquez, the main character of the series

Dora the Explorer, or simply Dora, is a kids educational animated series by Nickelodeon.


  • Dora the Explorer (August 14, 2000 - January 26, 2015)
  • Dora and Friends: Into the City (August 18, 2014 - February 5, 2017)


  • Dora the Explorer. A series consisting of 25 books, starting with Dora's Backpack in 2002.
  • Ready to Read. A series consisting of 15 books, starting with Dora's Picnic in January 30, 2012.

Video Games

  • Dora the Explorer: Barnyard Buddies (2003). PlayStation.
  • Dora the Explorer: Super Star Adventures (2004). Game Boy Advance.
  • Dora the Explorer: Journey to the Purple Planet (October 13, 2005). GameCube and PlayStation 2.
  • Dora the Explorer: Dora Saves the Mermaids (November 5, 2007). Nintendo DS and PlayStation 2.
  • Dora the Explorer: Dora Saves the Snow Princess (October 27, 2008). PlayStation 2 and Wii.
  • Dora Puppy (November 3, 2009). Nintendo DS.
  • Dora the Explorer: Dora Saves the Crystal Kingdom (November 3, 2009). Wii.
  • Dora's Cooking Club (October 26, 2010). Nintendo DS.

Links to other series

Direction Series Date Description Type


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Go, Diego, Go!20050906 September 06, 2005Go, Diego, Go! is a spin-off of Dora the Explorer.1

5Arrow R Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends20060303 March 03, 2006The show "Lauren is Explorin'" from the Season 3 episode "One False Movie" and Season 6 episode "Bloo Tube" of Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends is a parody of the Dora the Explorer show.3

5Arrow R The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy20060322 March 22, 2006Pandora resembles Dora from Dora the Explorer. Also, Billy references Grim's favorite TV show as Dora the Explorer.2.5

5Arrow R Drake & Josh20070107 January 07, 2007A character is seen watching Dora the Explorer in the Season 4 episode "The Storm" from Drake & Josh.2

5Arrow R FЯED20100918 September 18, 2010The characters watch Dora the Explorer on TV in FЯED: The Movie.2

5Arrow R Law & Order20101020 October 20, 2010The main theme from Dora the Explorer can be heard in the Season 1 episode "Sylmar" from Law & Order: Los Angeles.2

5Arrow R Futurama20110721 July 21, 2011A parody of Dora the Explorer, titled "Dora the Destroyer", appears in the Season 6 episode "Yo Leela Leela" from Futurama.3

5Arrow R Robot Chicken20111112 November 12, 2011Dora is parodied in the Season 5 episode "The Curious Case of the Box" and the Season 6 episode "Hemlock, Gin and Juice" from Robot Chicken.3

5Arrow R Battle for Dream Island20120825 August 25, 2012Dora from Battle for Dream Island is based off of Dora from Dora the Explorer. In "Insectophobe's Nightmare 3", Puffball Speaker Box mentions Dora the Explorer.2



Team Umizoomi20121106 November 06, 2012Team Umizoomi & Dora's Fantastic Flight is a crossover between both series.1

5Arrow R South Park20131030 October 30, 2013Kyle and Ike watch Dora the Explorer at the end of the Season 17 episode "Taming Strange" from South Park.2