Dora's First Trip is 20th episode of Dora the Explorer from season 4.

Characters present


Dora recalls her first trip, the time when she met Boots, and when they had their first adventure together. They helped the Fiesta Trio get their instruments back so they can perform for a queen bee.


The wizard with his missing piece

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

Places in episode

  1. Nutty Forest
  2. Big River
  3. Tallest Mountain



  • Boots already knew Tico despite the fact that he does not speak English like he does.
  • Dora met her friends in this order: Boots, Swiper, Fiesta Trio, Tico, Isa and Benny.
  • Tico can turn his car into a boat and into an airplane.
  • This is the 96th episode of the show.
  • Dora's voice is usually high-pitched even though her giggle was low-pitched after the Fiesta Trio played the extended fanfare.
  • Backpack and Map do not appear in this episode in Dora's story but did appear at the end.
  • Chronologically, this was the first flashback episode in which Dora meets her friends for the first time. The second flashback episode would be Backpack in which Dora gets her very own purple backpack and a map. The third flashback episode would be Star Catcher in which Dora gets a star pocket to catch Explorer Stars.
  • The episodes from "Animal Adventures" are in between this.
  • In the credits, Valerie Walsh is credited as "Val Walsh" under voice direction.
  • Dora and Boots do not talk about their favorite parts at the end of the episode, they instead talk about doing fun things with their friends.
  • Susie Essman is a guest voice actress in this episode as The Queen Bee
  • This episode may possibly reveal how Dora and Boots first began singing the Travel Song whenever they travel anywhere and go on new adventures to any kind of places they've never been to before.
  • The Blue Cursor clicks on Tico's car while he's driving and moving.
  • Swiper may not have been a good friend Dora would ever meet because of him swiping so much in this episode but Dora and Boots somehow became friends and got along with him anyway even in later episodes no matter what whenever he's on his good side.
  • This is the first episode the Fiesta Trio talk to the viewer when they ask them for help playing their song Buzz, Buzz for the queen bee that never likes waiting and it's also the first episode they technically get major roles even though they make minor appearances in this episode.
  • This is the first episode Dora calls the Fiesta Trio by their names listing each of them what they are to Boots, a frog, a grasshopper, and a snail.
  • Dora met Boots first as he's the first friend she meets and she picked him to go exploring and traveling with from previous episodes and for later episodes.


Character Find

Swiper the Fox

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 | 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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