Baby Crab
Airdate June 25, 2007 (TV; United States)
July 3, 2007 (DVD)

August 7, 2007 (Canada)

Season 4
Episode 24
Written by Leslie Valdes
Previous Boots to the Rescue
Next Dora Saves the Mermaids
Baby Crab is the 24th episode of Dora the Explorer from Season 4.

Characters present


Dora and Boots are at the beach when they see a crab caught in a net. When they free him, they have to take the baby crab back home to Crab Island.


The wizard with his missing piece

This plot summary is incomplete. Please help Dora and friends by completing it.

The episode starts with Dora and Boots playing at the beach, when they come across a baby crab trapped in a net. Dora frees him with scissors, and then discovers that the crab had a necklace, which he wanted to bring to his mother.

Places in episode

  1. Sand Castle
  2. Snapping Clams
  3. Crab Island



  • The episode takes place at the beach.
  • This episode premiered the same day as An Underwater Mystery.
  • Benny, Tico, and Isa do not appear in this episode, however, even if Isa does not, her old voice actress Ashley Fleming is also leaving with the other original cast and will be voiced by Lenique Vincent from the next episode on until the end of Season 7.
  • This is the 1st episode to premiere in 2007.
  • Both Baby Crab and Mami Crab only have four legs, but crabs usually have six or eight legs.
  • This is the first episode where Swiper appears in his bathing suit.
  • This is the final time the show uses the 1999-2005 Nick Jr. Productions Logo.
  • This is the 100th episode of the show.
  • In some scenes of this episode, Dora has her Season 5 look.
  • The Travel Song has been edited in this episode. It also uses the Season 1 instrumental.
  • This episode can be found on the DVD Summer Explorer.
  • When Dora and Boots are singing the Travel Song, they add "Now, let's snap our hands like a crab. Come on, put your hands in the air and snap snap snap" before the third stanza, then repeat "Snap snap snap" four times in the third stanza with the Season 1 instrumentals in place of the usual "Where are we going? (clap 3×) (destination)" sequence and one more time in place of their destination.
  • This is the last episode where Map checks off the places Dora passed before Dora takes over. This is also the last episode with no picture pop-up sequence.
  • This is the last episode where Dora has her star pocket attached to Backpack.
  • This is the last episode to find Baby Red Fish.
  • Although this episode aired in 2007, it was actually made in 2003 according to the credits, and the last one to be.


Character Find

Baby Red Fish

Dora the Explorer Season 4
Dora's Fairytale Adventure | Daisy, La Quinceañera | Star Catcher | La Maestra de Música | The Shy Rainbow | Star Mountain | Big Sister Dora | Super Babies | Catch the Babies | Dora's Got a Puppy | We're a Team! | Super Spies 2: The Swiping Machine | Dora & Diego to the Rescue | A Crown for King Juan el Bobo | The Mixed-Up Seasons | Best Friends | Dora's Dance to the Rescue | Save Diego | Dora's First Trip | Baby Jaguar's Roar | Dora's World Adventure! | Boots to the Rescue | Baby Crab | Dora Saves the Mermaids
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