The BEST Episodes of Dora the Explorer

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Apr 8, 2020

Network: Nick Jr.

Dora the Explorer features the adventures of Dora, her monkey Boots, her Backpack and many other animated characters. In each episode, viewers help her to go an adventure in an animated world set inside a computer.

Pepe's School Day Adventure

#1 - Pepe's School Day Adventure

Season 6 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 9, 2011

It's Pepe the pig's first day of school, and he can't wait for Dora to show him around.

star 10.00
30 votes
Dora's Fairy Godmother Rescue

#2 - Dora's Fairy Godmother Rescue

Season 8 - Episode 17 - Aired Apr 22, 2014

Dora and Boots help the Fairy Godmother fix her magic wand so she can get her puppy back.

star 10.00
1 votes
Dora and the Very Sleepy Bear

#3 - Dora and the Very Sleepy Bear

Season 8 - Episode 15 - Aired Apr 20, 2015

Dora and Boots try to keep a very sleepy Baby Bear awake long enough to get her home for her winter nap.

star 9.52
33 votes
Dora's Rainforest Talent Show

#4 - Dora's Rainforest Talent Show

Season 8 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 28, 2013

Dora and Boots must rescue Benny so he can tell jokes in the Rainforest Talent Show.

star 9.50
38 votes
Dora's Super Soccer Showdown

#5 - Dora's Super Soccer Showdown

Season 8 - Episode 14 - Aired Jun 5, 2014

Get ready for a big game in Brazil with Dora and the Golden Explorers as they take on a team of monsters in the Big Cup Soccer Tournament!

star 9.49
35 votes
Riding the Roller Coaster Rocks

#6 - Riding the Roller Coaster Rocks

Season 8 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 24, 2014

Dora, Boots, and Abuela are exploring the rainforest, looking for the secret door to the Adventure Forest! It's a magical forest amusement park that Abuela used to go to when she was a little girl! She loved riding her favorite ride, the Roller Coaster Rocks. Abuela's always dreamed of riding the Roller Coaster Rocks one more time. Dora, Boots, and Abuela are going through the Adventure Forest, riding tea cups, log rides, and swinging trees as they make their way to the Roller Coaster Rocks!

star 9.12
43 votes
Baby Crab

#7 - Baby Crab

Season 4 - Episode 20 - Aired Jun 25, 2007

Dora and Boots are playing in the beach, there they hear a call for help from a Baby Crab that is caught in a net. After freeing the Baby Crab and cheering him up, they discover that Baby Crab is lost and is far away from him. Dora and Boots helps Baby Crab get home to his mommy by going through the Sand Castle, through the Snapping Clams and to Crab Island.

star 9.11
45 votes
Dora's Knighthood Adventure

#8 - Dora's Knighthood Adventure

Season 6 - Episode 19 - Aired Feb 3, 2012

Boots loves to hear stories about knights who go on heroic adventures and Don Quixote (Andy Garcia) tells Dora and Boots that anyone can be a knight as long as they help others. Boots would love to be a knight and so would his friends Rocinante the horse and Dapple the donkey, but they need someone to rescue. Dora takes out her spotting scope and they discover a princess calling out for help from the Royal Garden. Dora, Boots, Rocinante and Dapple set out through the Puppet Stage, past Tico’s Carousel to get to the Royal Garden and save the princess.

star 9.00
1 votes
School Science Fair

#9 - School Science Fair

Season 7 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 7, 2012

Help Dora get her volcano project to the school in time for the school's science fair!

star 8.92
53 votes
School Pet

#10 - School Pet

Season 2 - Episode 23 - Aired May 12, 2003

Dora and Boots search for Mimo, the school's hamster, when he goes missing.

star 8.91
45 votes
Catch That Shape Train

#11 - Catch That Shape Train

Season 8 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 3, 2013

Dora and Boots make a train out of shapes in Boots' sticker book, and they jump into the sticker book to retrieve the forgotten steering wheel before the train heads for the final turn of the tracks.

star 8.81
48 votes
Puppies Galore

#12 - Puppies Galore

Season 8 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 20, 2013

Dora and her pals accompany a bunch of puppies to rescue a young dog named Little Boots.

star 8.62
55 votes
Dora and Diego Save Atlantis

#13 - Dora and Diego Save Atlantis

Season 6 - Episode 15 - Aired Jan 30, 2012

Dora, Diego, Boots and Unicornio leave the Enchanted Forest to end an ancient feud between the unicorns and dragons and save the lost continent of Atlantis. Meanwhile, a greedy owl (voiced by Jason Alexander) is given the opportunity to act as king and watch over the forest.

star 8.50
2 votes
Feliz Dia de los Padres

#14 - Feliz Dia de los Padres

Season 7 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 15, 2012

Join Dora for a Father's Day adventure! When the Little Kite she makes for Papi gets blown away in the wind, she'll need your help taking a hovercraft and a go-cart to catch Little Kite before she goes out over the ocean!

star 8.43
60 votes
Let's Paint! (¡Vamos a Pintar!)

#15 - Let's Paint! (¡Vamos a Pintar!)

Season 7 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 13, 2012

Dora and Boots are painting pictures in Dora's yard when suddenly, they hear crying. In the nearby forest, they discover Pincel, a paintbrush who's crying multi-colored tears. He needs their help getting back to the Art Studio!

star 8.38
42 votes
Dora and Diego in the Time of Dinosaurs

#16 - Dora and Diego in the Time of Dinosaurs

Season 8 - Episode 9 - Aired Oct 30, 2013

Dora and Diego travel back to prehistoric times and go on a dinosaur adventure.

star 8.38
66 votes
Super Spies 2: The Swiping Machine

#17 - Super Spies 2: The Swiping Machine

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired Jul 23, 2005

Swiper is at it again, but this time he is equiped with his new Super Fast Swiping Machine that makes him swipe really fast. Dora and Boots on the other hand being experienced Super Spies, are also being equiped with new nifty spy gadgets. Swiper plans to swipe Tico's presents at his birthday party, but Dora and Boots discovers Swiper's plan. Dora and Boots sets off to stop swiper by going down the Underground River, through the Twisty Tunnel and to Tico's Party.

star 8.29
112 votes
The Mixed-Up Seasons

#18 - The Mixed-Up Seasons

Season 4 - Episode 15 - Aired Oct 5, 2005

Dora and Boots go through all the different seasons to get the pumpkin, flower, snowman and crab back to the right seasont they belong in.

star 8.26
244 votes
Kittens in Mittens

#19 - Kittens in Mittens

Season 8 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 5, 2013

Dora reads "The Three Little Kittens" to Abuela's new cat, Lucky, and jumps into the book of nursery rhymes to help the Three Little Kittens find their misplaced mittens.

star 8.22
73 votes
Super Spies

#20 - Super Spies

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired Apr 24, 2003

Dora and Boots need to stop Swiper from stealing Isa's cupcakes.

star 8.20
105 votes
Baby Bongo's Big Music Show

#21 - Baby Bongo's Big Music Show

Season 7 - Episode 10 - Aired Oct 18, 2012

There's a music show going on, but one of the instruments, a little bongo drum, falls out of the show truck. So Dora and Boots must get Baby Bongo back to the show so that he will perform for the very first time.

star 8.20
71 votes
The Butterfly Ball

#22 - The Butterfly Ball

Season 7 - Episode 17 - Aired Jan 16, 2013

Dora and Boots take Mariposa the rainbow butterfly to the Butterfly Ball where everyone gets to have wings.

star 8.19
75 votes
The Backpack Parade

#23 - The Backpack Parade

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 15, 2008

Dora, Luis and the Backpack are on their way to a parade until Backpack sneezes because of her allergies and drops all the contents of her Backpack.

star 8.18
131 votes
Dora and Diego to the Rescue

#24 - Dora and Diego to the Rescue

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired Sep 6, 2005

Dora and her cousin Diego are on off on a high-speed, around-the-world adventure to save Boots the monkey! Boots has been carried away on his giant kite by a mighty wind, and now Dora and Diego are chasing after him. They'll need YOUR help as they cross the Ocean atop a whale, swing through trees with singing gorillas, run across the Tall Grass with giraffes, zebras, elephants, hippos, and lions, and finally reach Polar Bear Mountain. There, they find Boots and his kite stuck atop a tree...with a polar bear circling beneath it. Luckily, Diego has his Rescue Pack that can transform into anything they need! Rescue Pack transforms into a rocket sled and Diego and Dora blast off to catch Boots. But will they save him in time?

star 8.14
103 votes
Perrito's Big Surprise

#25 - Perrito's Big Surprise

Season 7 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 15, 2012

Dora has a big surprise for Perrito on Surprise Hill, but Swiper's trying to get there first to swipe it! Join Dora, Boots, and Perrito for an animal-filled adventure with help from lots of friends and their playful pets too!

star 8.10
78 votes