The BEST Episodes of Dora the Explorer
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Dec 21, 2021
Network: Nick Jr.
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.
#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.
#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.
#3 - Dora and the Very Sleepy Bear
Season 8 - Episode 19 - 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.
#4 - 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.
#5 - Dora's Super Soccer Showdown
Season 8 - Episode 14 - Aired Apr 3, 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!
#6 - 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.
#7 - School Science Fair
Season 7 - Episode 13 - Aired Sep 7, 2012
Help Dora get her volcano project to the school in time for the school's science fair!
#8 - 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.
#9 - 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!
#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.
#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.
#12 - Dora's Night Light Adventure
Season 8 - Episode 16 - Aired Apr 24, 2015
It's power off day and Dora needs to bring night light to the library before it gets too dark for the little chicks.
#13 - 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.
#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!
#15 - 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.
#16 - 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.
#17 - Let's Paint! (¡Vamos a Pintar!)
Season 7 - Episode 11 - Aired Aug 29, 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!
#18 - The Butterfly Ball
Season 7 - Episode 12 - Aired Aug 29, 2012
Dora and Boots take Mariposa the rainbow butterfly to the Butterfly Ball where everyone gets to have wings.
#19 - Dora’s Ballet Adventure
Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 14, 2011
Dora’s dance class is having a big show for all of their friends and family. Dora is opening the show and can’t wait for her family to see her dance! She just needs her dance slippers, but the delivery duck gives her scuba flippers instead. It’s a dance-filled adventure as Dora and Boots play “follow-the-bunny” to make their way through Bunny Hop Hill, dance in the animal hoedown across Benny’s barn and rush to the show aboard the dancing train.
#20 - 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.
#21 - 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.
#22 - 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.
#23 - Super Spies
Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired Apr 24, 2003
Dora and Boots need to stop Swiper from stealing Isa's cupcakes.
#24 - 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.
#25 - Boots' First Bike
Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 8, 2011
Dora and Boots head to the bike shop to pick up Boots' first bicycle.