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Rainforest Rhapsody
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Airdate Tuesday, March 18, 2008 (DVD)
Tuesday, March 3, 2009 (Nickelodeon)
Tuesday, December 14, 2010 (Nick Jr.)
U.S. Premiere Time (est.) 9:30 am
Season 3
Episode 12 (aired)
4 (produced)
Written by Henry Lenardin-Madden
Storyboard by:
Miyuki Hoshikawa and Henry Lenardin-Madden
Directed by Henry Lenardin-Madden
Previous Kicho's Magic Flute
Next Gorilla Fun

Rainforest Rhapsody is the 12th episode of Go, Diego, Go! from Season 3.

In production order, it's the 4th episode of Season 3.

Characters present[]


A puma wants to sing in Alicia's rainforest concert today at a natural amphitheater, but when he scares off the other animal singers (three humming birds, a howler monkey, and a woodpecker), except for the Red-Eyed Tree Frogs, and it's up to them and Diego to set out on a quest to rescue them all, so the puma won't scare them away again!


The wizard with his missing piece
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Sound of the Animals[]

  • Hum-hum-hum (Humming Birds)
  • Ooh-ooh-ooh (Howler Monkey)
  • Rat-tat-tat! (Woodpecker)
  • Growl (Puma)
  • Ruk-ruk! (Red-Eyed Tree Frog)

Red-Eyed Tree Frog Facts[]

  • Red-eyed tree frogs scare away coatis with their big red eyes. They don't dress up like ghosts.
  • Red-eyed tree frogs have sticky toes, not slippery ones.
  • Red-eyed tree frogs eat bugs, not jellyfish.
  • Red-eyed tree frogs live in trees, not in holes because then they would be called "red-eyed hole frogs".

Animal Puzzle with Questions[]

  • To scare away coatis, does a tree frog dress up like a ghost, or use its big red eyes?
  • Does a tree frog have sticky toes or slippery toes?
  • Does a tree frog like to eat jellyfish or bugs?
  • Does a tree frog live in a hole or in trees?

Animals found by Click[]

Note: Each animal encounter has two different kinds of animals with only one (in bold) being the correct one.

  • Humming by flapping its wings super fast: Lizard and Hummingbird
  • Has the loudest howl in all the rainforest: Howler monkey and Snake
  • Drums with its beak: Pygmy marmoset and Woodpecker

Rescue Pack transformations[]

  • Rowboat
  • Submarine
  • Pogo stick



  • The title of this episode may be a reference to the popular 1975 Queen song Bohemian Rhapsody.
  • Henry Lenardin-Madden, one of the show's animation directors, solely wrote, storyboarded with Miyuki Hoshikawa and directed this episode himself.
  • This episode could be Diego’s version of Dora, La Música.
    • It could also be the show's version of Dora's Pirate Adventure since both involve big performances in front of a large audience.
  • This is the only episode in which Alicia plays piano, as well as the second time she plays the guitar after Alicia Saves the Crocodile.
  • Dora, Baby Jaguar, Daisy, and Diego's parents make cameo appearances in the crowd.
  • This is one of the few episodes where Diego returns to where he started his adventure.
  • Coincidentally, the DVD release, the Nickelodeon premiere, and the Nick Jr. premiere were all on the same day of the week (Tuesday).
    • And also, the Nickelodeon premiere is used for celebrating the 3rd anniversary of the musical-adventure series "The Wonder Pets!".
  • The "use their big red eyes" image in this episode would later be used as the "frog" image in A New Flamingo Mami.
  • This episode premiered on Nick Jr. the day before Baby Jaguar's Roar did.
  • At the end of the episode, the Bobos watched the concert after they stopped causing trouble. When they have their own tickets, it means that they could just watch.


  • In this episode, the Red-Eyed Tree Frogs did not say "Ribbit-ribbit!" as their croaking sound, they instead say "Ruk-ruk!".
  • The copyright year reads "2007" instead of 2008 (On DVD) or 2009 (On TV), meaning this episode was produced in 2007.
Go, Diego, Go! Season 3
Green Iguana Helps Abuelito Plant a New Strawberry Farm | Kicho's Magic Flute | Rainforest Rhapsody | Gorilla Fun | Rhea is an Animal Rescuer* | Whistling Willie Finds a Friend | Super Flying Squirrel to the Rescue | Diego and Porcupine Save the Piñata | The Bobo's Mother's Day | It's a Bug's World | Diego and Dora Help Baby Monarch Get to the Festival | Diego and Dora Save the Giant Tortoises | Alicia and Whitetail to the Rescue* | Manatee's Mermaid Rescue! | Tuga Helps the Moon | Freddie the Fruit Bat Saves Halloween! | Egyptian Camel Adventure | A New Flamingo Mami | The Great Polar Bear Rescue
* - Denotes held-back episode