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Diego Saves Christmas
Airdate Tuesday, October 24, 2006 (VHS and DVD)
Friday, December 8, 2006 (Nickelodeon)
Saturday, December 16, 2006 (Noggin)
U.S. Premiere Time (est.) 12:00pm (Noon)
Season 2
Episode 5
Written by Chris Gifford
Storyboard by:
Carol Datuin
Jose Silverio
Directed by George Chialtas
Previous Macky the Macaroni Penguin
Dora the Explorer: A Present For Santa (chronologically)
Next The Great Jaguar Rescue
Dora the Explorer: Dora's Christmas Carol Adventure (chronologically)

Diego Saves Christmas is the 5th episode of Go, Diego, Go! from Season 2.

In production order, it's the 4th episode of Season 2.



It's Christmas Eve, but Santa's sleigh is stuck atop a snowy mountain! Oh, no! Diego needs help from Linda the Llama and the viewer to climb that mountain and save Christmas!


This episode was released onto the video of the same name, and Nickelodeon: Merry Christmas.

Animal Sounds[]

  • Heow, heow! (Reindeer)
  • Hum, hum! (Llama)

Facts about llamas learned[]

  • Llamas bathe in dust, not in tubs like humans.
  • Llamas eat grass, not fish because they're herbivores.
  • Llamas live in the mountains, not in the ocean because they can't swim very well.
  • Llamas have padded feet, which can explain why they're so good on the ice. They do not wear tap shoes like tap dancers.

Animal Puzzle with Questions[]

  • Do llamas take a bath in a tub or in dust?
  • Do llamas eat grass or fish?
  • Do llamas live in the mountains or in the ocean?
  • Do llamas have tap shoes or padded feet?

Animals found by Click[]

Note: Animal in bold is the correct one.

  • Scarlet macaws
  • Santa's Reindeer





  • For some odd reason, Diego does not revert his coat to his vest when he returns home. Alicia and their parents are still in their casual, and so was he in the beginning.
Go, Diego, Go! Season 2
Diego Saves Baby River Dolphin | Diego and Baby Humpback to the Rescue | Little Kinkajou is in Beehive Trouble | Macky the Macaroni Penguin | The Iguana Sing Along | Panchita Prairie Dog Finds a New Prairie | Diego Saves Christmas | The Great Jaguar Rescue | Diego the Hero | Sammy's Valentine | The Great Roadrunner Race | The Tapir's Trip Home | Jorge the Little Hawk Learns to Migrate! | Giant Octopus to the Rescue | An Underwater Mystery | Diego's Great Dinosaur Rescue | Diego's Safari Rescue | Baby Jaguar to the Rescue | Diego and Alicia Save the Otters | Alicia Saves The Crocodile | Alicia and Whitetail to the Rescue | Rhea is an Animal Rescuer