Hide and Go Seek
Airdate Monday, May 5, 2003
Season 2
Episode 22
Written by Ashley Mendoza
Storyboard by:
Edwin Alcala
Enrico Vilbar Santana
Directed by Sherie Pollack
Previous To the Monkey Bars
Next School Pet
Hide and Go Seek is the 22nd episode of Dora the Explorer from Season 2.

Characters present


Dora and her friends play a game of hide and go seek. Señor Tucán says that if the viewer finds all of her friends, they’ll win the big trophy.


Dora, Boots, and their other pals play a game of hide-and-go-seek outside. Señor Tucán said that if Dora and her friends are all found, they'll win the big trophy. So, now they were ready to play hide-and-go-seek. They had to figure out who wanted to be "it". Dora offered the viewer at home to be "it." and the viewer accepts her request. Now, Dora and her friends went off to hide and then Dora counts to 5. The viewer starts seeking. Dora tells the viewer that she's hiding behind a bush that is the same color as her pink shirt. The viewer finds Dora by the pink flowers. Now it was time to find Boots. Boots said that he's hiding behind a tree that is the same color as his Boots. The viewer finds him in the red fruit tree. So far, the viewer found Dora & Boots. Map starts hopping on the path. The viewer finds Map in the white flowers. The viewer found 3 friends. But Backpack, Benny, Isa, Tico and Señor Tucán were still hiding. Map knows where they can look for them. Map says to search in the spooky cave, the squirrel trees and the rain forest. Backpack peeks out from a bush and hides somewhere else. Backpack was hiding in a pile of feathers that is the same color as she is. A voice in the red feathers went "Butterfly, Butterfly", a voice in the purple feathers went "Backpack, Backpack", a voice in the yellow feathers went "Baa, Baa" and a voice in the green feathers went "Bugga, Bugga". The viewer finds Backpack in the purple feathers. The characters came out of their hiding spots. There was a butterfly, a sheep and a bugga-bugga bug. After finding 4 friends, Dora & Boots went searching for her other friends. Benny calls out from the spooky cave. It was dark in the cave. So, they get out a flashlight. After that, they heard Swiper. Dora & Boots saw Swiper under some green leaves and then they stop him from swiping the flashlight. Dora, Boots and the viewer went searching for Benny. Dora saw somebody behind the big rock and asks the viewer, "Who's that hiding behind that big rock?" and it was Benny the bull. Benny came out of hiding and then they heard a "grrr" sound. Benny thought he didn't pick a good hiding spot. Dora, Boots and Benny found another big rock. Dora wondered who could be behind that rock and it was a purple bear. Dora thought they must have woken him up. Benny calls out, "Let's get out of here" and Benny, Dora & Boots did so. Suddenly, the bear went back to sleep. Dora, Boots and Benny went searching for Isa next. The viewer finds Isa the iguana in the tall grass. The viewer found Dora, Boots, Map, Backpack, Benny and Isa. Tico and Señor Tucán were still hiding. Tico calls out "vegan a buscarme" which was Spanish for "Come and find me". They reached the squirrel trees. There were lots of different squirrels doing different things. The appear found Tico who is purple and wears a striped vest. The viewer has found everybody but Señor Tucán who would have to be in the rain forest. Suddenly, there were giant leaves and Dora had an idea. She decides to pull the leaves apart. Once all the giant leaves were pulled apart, they entered the rain forest. Señor Tucán said "vegan a buscarme" which was "come and find me" in Spanish. Dora and her friends had to figure out what they can ride on to find Señor Tucán. They saw a tram car. They had to climb the ladder to get into the tram car. Dora and her friends took turns climbing the ladder. Tico went first, Isa went second, Benny went third, Boots went fourth and Dora went last. Everybody got in the tram car and went riding through the rainforest. They heard lots of animal sounds in the rain forest. They heard a howler monkey and jaguar. They also saw a sloth who was asleep and sure enough Señor Tucán was found.

Places in this episode

  1. Spooky Cave (Benny)
  2. Squirrel Trees (Tico)
  3. Rainforest (Señor Tucan)


  1. Flower Bushes (Dora)
  2. Fruit Trees (Boots)
  3. Buttercups (Map)
  4. Colored Feathers (Backpack)
  5. Flowers and Leaves (Isa)

Listen to the sounds

  1. Butterfly in the red feathers
  2. Backpack in the purple feathers
  3. Sheep in the green feathers
  4. Bugga Bugga Bug in the yellow features

Items in Backpack (clockwise starting from the top right)

  • Flashlight (correct item)
  • Yo-yo
  • Binoculars
  • Sticky tape
  • Camera
  • Soccer Ball


This episode can be found in Catch the Stars and Let's Explore: Dora's Greatest Adventures


  • Just like in "Click!", The 3 square sequence went like this: Dora would ask how do they get to their goal, then square 1 appears and Dora says what was on 1st square, square 2 appears and Dora says out what was on the 2nd square and then a 3rd square appears and Dora says out what was on the 3rd square. However, she still reviews what they had to do and says "So next comes...?" during the second and third time using the 3 square sequence.
  • A majority of the characters hide themselves through means of camouflage.
  • Instead of Map popping out of Backpack (because she was hiding), he looks directly at the viewer until they say his name.
  • Dora and Boots only sing the Travel Song once.
  • This is the second episode where Map sings the Travel Song, the first time this happened is Super Map!.
  • After Dora and Boots sing We Did It!, the Blue Cursor doesn't click on Dora, it instead clicks on the tram car.
  • The tram car is also known as the gondola.
  • When Dora and Boots are singing the Travel Song, the Fiesta Trio don't jump and yell the last place out after saying "where are we going", instead Map says it.
  • Swiper is the only one not playing hide and seek with everyone, however, Boots says he's a good hider and he's technically hiding in the bush and is still on to Dora and Boots wanting to swipe their flashlight.
    • Also, Boots didn't say "That sneaky fox is always trying to swipe our stuff", however, he doesn't say that in every episode.
  • The characters were found in this order: Dora, Boots, Map, Backpack, Benny, Isa, Tico, and Señor Tucán.
  • This episode aired on Cinco de Mayo in 2003.


  • In some descriptions of this episode, instead of the trophy being the prize, Señor Tucan will introduce everyone to his new baby toucans, but said baby toucans did not appear in that episode.
  • iTunes lists this episode as "Hide & Go Seek". The word "and" is replaced with an ampersand.


Character Find

Señor Tucán

Dora the Explorer Season 2
The Big Storm | The Magic Stick | The Missing Piece | Rojo the Fire Truck | Lost Squeaky | Doctor Dora | The Golden Explorers | El Día De Las Madres | Lost Map | Pinto, the Pony Express | The Big Piñata | The Happy Old Troll | Super Map! | Click! | ¡Rápido, Tico! | A Present For Santa | A Letter for Swiper | Dora, La Músico | Egg Hunt | Super Spies | To the Monkey Bars | Hide and Go Seek | School Pet | Quack! Quack! | Whose Birthday is It? | The Lost City | León, the Circus Lion
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