Dora's Rescue in Mermaid Kingdom
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Airdate March 16, 2012 (TV)
June 26, 2012 (DVD)
Season 7
Episode 3
Previous Feliz Dia De Los Padres
Next Dora's Fantastic Gymnastics Adventure

Dora's Rescue in Mermaid Kingdom is the 3rd episode of Dora the Explorer from Season 7.

Characters present


Dora and Boots turn into sea creatures to help a lost mermaid return to her mother. 


The wizard with his missing piece

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  • Octopus's Garden
  • Ocean Rocks
  • Mermaid Cove



  • This is the second episode to use the Seasons 7-8 specials opening sequence, with "Dora's Easter Adventure" being the first.
  • Backpack is not used in this episode.
  • The Octopus's Garden is a reference to the Beatles' song "Octopus's Garden".
  • Maribel's mom is voiced by Latin-American singer Thalía.
  • This is the first actual episode to have Dora's voice toned down a little when speaking (but not when she sings).
  • This is the 143rd episode of the show.
  • In this episode, Dora got a flashback of how she got her mermaid necklace from the episode Dora Saves the Mermaids.
  • Dora and Boots don't sing the original Travel Song in this episode, they instead sing the Gotta Travel Song, a variation of the song featured in Dora Saves the Snow Princess.
  • Benny doesn't appear in this episode.
  • When Dora has a flashback of her in the Season 4 episode Dora Saves the Mermaids, she is wearing her original outfit from Seasons 1-6.
  • Despite the title, the episode takes place in Mermaid Kingdom, but the destination is Mermaid Cove. Also, Maribel does not need to be saved. She is simply lost and needs to return home.


Dora the Explorer Season 7
Dora's Easter Adventure | Feliz Dia De Los Padres | Dora's Rescue in Mermaid Kingdom | Dora's Fantastic Gymnastics Adventure | School Science Fair | Dora's Moonlight Adventure | Perrito's Big Surprise | Dora & Diego's Amazing Animal Circus Adventure | Benny the Castaway | Baby Bongo's Big Music Show | Dora's Royal Rescue | ¡Vamos a Pintar! | Check Up Day | Little Map | Dora's Thanksgiving Day Parade | Book Explorers | Dora Rocks! | The Butterfly Ball
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