Blue - Animated blue pooch on
BLUE'S CLUES/NIK/1996+, a popular preschool series on the
Nickelodeon channel where Blue the dog (a girl) interacts with
viewers as they investigate, discover, solve puzzles and play games. During each program, human host Steven Burns works his
way through a set of clues left by Blue the Dog (voiced by Traci
Blue the dog and her friend Steven
To solve the clues, Steve relies on such household items as
Mr. Salt and Mrs. Pepper Shaker to help figure out the mystery of the
Besides her human hosts Steve & Joe, Blue's other friends
included her dog friends, Magenta, a Blue's best girl friend;
Sprinkles, Blue's baby multi-colored brother (who debuted on the
2006 10th anniversary special) ; Green puppy, a girl; Orange Kitten,
a girl; Purple Kangaroo, a male; Polka Dots, a green dog with purple
polka dots; Periwinkle, a talking blue male cat, and Turquoise,
Blue's pet turtle.
Blue's inanimate object friends included
- Side Table Drawer, a piece of talking furniture where
Blue stores her clues notebook
- Slippery Soap, a talking bar of soap
- Tickety Tock, a talking clock
- Mr. Salt and Mrs. Pepper, a pair of French speaking
shakers and their children, Paprika, a girl; Cinnamon, a boy; and
- Shovel and Pail, talking sandbox toys
- Mailbox, that delivers Blue's mail
- The Felt Friends, Freddy and Fifi who live in a world
of colored felt shapes
Other characters on the show included Miss Marigold, Blue's
Teacher; Moona, a crescent shaped moon fairy with pigtails who tells
the time; Horace, Steve's stuffed anteater; and Boris, Joe's toy
In 1998, Blue celebrated her birthday on "Puppy's Puzzle Party"
that featured such guest as Rosie O'Donnell, twins Tia and Tamara Mowry and singer Gloria Esteban.
In 2000, a Blue's Clues movie called Blue's Big Musical
Beginning in 2002, Donovan Patton as Joe replaced Steven Burns as
the host of the show.
Closing Theme Song
Now it's time for so long.
But we'll sing just one more song,
Thanks for doin' your part, you sure are smart,
You know with me and you,
and my dog (our friend) Blue,
We can do anything that we wanna do!
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