Benny's Big Race
Airdate Tuesday, September 16, 2008
Season 5
Episode 3
Previous The Backpack Parade
Next Isa's Unicorn Flowers
Benny's Big Race is the 3rd episode of Dora the Explorer from season 5.

Characters present


Dora and Boots help Benny win a race.


The wizard with his missing piece

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Places in this episode

  • Traffic Cones
  • Hot Desert
  • Finish Line


  • Benny the Bull will no longer be voiced by Jake Burbage. Starting with this episode, Matthew Gumley will voice him instead.
  • This is the first appearance of Chloe and Little Bull.
  • This is the 104th episode of the show.
  • Dora, Boots, and Benny sing the Travel Song in this episode but the Fiesta Trio doesn't sing it with them and they only sing it once. Also, they do not list the places they are going to, they instead do their "Never give up!" chant 4 times and they chant it in warp speed.
  • This is the 14th episode where Backpack is not used.
  • Swiper doesn't appear on this episode.
  • This episode premiered exactly 6 years after "Lost Map" premiered.
  • After Dora and Boots sing We Did It!, the Blue Cursor does not click on Dora, it instead clicks on Benny and technically the trophy he's holding.

Running Gags

  • Dora, Boots, and Benny keep saying "Never give up!" throughout the episode.


Dora the Explorer Season 5
First Day of School | The Backpack Parade | Benny's Big Race | Isa's Unicorn Flowers | Dora's Jack-in-the-Box | Bark, Bark to Play Park | Dora Saves the Snow Princess | The Mayan Adventure | Bouncy Boots | The Big Red Chicken's Magic Show | Dora Saves Three Kings Day | Benny's Treasure | Dora Saves the Three Little Pigs | Dora Saves the Crystal Kingdom | The Super Babies Dream Adventure | Dora's Christmas Carol Adventure | Dora Helps the Birthday Wizzle | Pirate Treasure Hunt | Boots' Banana Wish | Dora's Big Birthday Adventure
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