Dora the Explorer (TV Series 2000– ) Poster

(2000– )


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Followed by 

Dora's Royal Rescue (2012) (TV Movie)


Go, Diego! Go! (2005) (TV Series)

Referenced in 

Reno 911!: Garcia's Anniversary (2003) (TV Episode)
Garcia has a Dora pinata for his anniversary, when he can't hit it he tears it down and shoots it.
Super Size Me (2004)
Dora's likeness appeared in "Super Size Me."
Saturday Night Live: Paul Giamatti/Ludacris featuring Sum-41 (2005) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during Weekend Update
The Shield: A Thousand Deaths (2005) (TV Episode)
Image of Dora seen
Sherrybaby (2006)
Dora toy in store
Saturday Night Live: Tom Hanks/Red Hot Chili Peppers (2006) (TV Episode)
Backpack visible in Caitlin skit
Lady in the Water (2006)
images used/verified during end credits
Lucky Louie: Confession (2006) (TV Episode)
Lucy's cup has Dora and Diego on it
An Evening with Kevin Smith 2: Evening Harder (2006) (Video)
Kevin mentions that he watches Dora with his daughter.
Drake & Josh: The Storm (2007) (TV Episode)
Crazy Steve watches an episode of this preschool series and gets mad at the show.
Saturday Night Live: Molly Shannon/Linkin Park (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on Weekend Update
Ugly Betty: East Side Story (2007) (TV Episode)
Daniel refers to Betty as "Dora the Explorer" since she just got back from her trip to Mexico.
Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Abridged Movie (2007) (TV Movie)
Yami summons Slifer by saying "Slifer no swiping!" three times
License to Wed (2007)
In one scene the theme song is heard in the backround.
I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (2007)
Dora the Explorer Band-Aids on shelf in store
Balls of Fury (2007)
The Dragon wears something featuring the character
Robot Chicken: More Blood, More Chocolate (2007) (TV Episode)
The little girl that jumps into the bushes resembles Dora
Saturday Night Live: Tina Fey/Carrie Underwood (2008) (TV Episode)
mentioned in weekend update
Saturday Night Live: Shia LaBeouf/My Morning Jacket (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Jean K. Jean
30 Rock: Do-Over (2008) (TV Episode)
Jack says Carol wears Dora the Explorer panties
Four Christmases (2008)
Dora Explorer backpack mentioned
American Dad!: Chimdale (2009) (TV Episode)
Stan puts a Dora sticker on Steve's brace
Ugly Betty: Things Fall Apart (2009) (TV Episode)
Betty mentions that Marc calls her Dora the Explorer.
Comedy Central Presents: Bo Burnham (2009) (TV Episode)
"I love you like Dora loves maps."
Phineas and Ferb: Oh, There You Are, Perry/Swiss Family Phineas (2009) (TV Episode)
When he and Perry blow up the lair, Doofenshmirtz says "We did it! We did it! Lo hicimos, we did it!"
Bring It On: Fight to the Finish (2009) (Video)
a girl is called Dora the Explorer
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.29 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $7,500 question
Melrose Place: Windsor (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
SpongeBob SquarePants: Truth or Square (2009) (TV Episode)
A Dora banner is seen outside the Nickelodeon studio
The Thick of It: Episode #3.7 (2009) (TV Episode)
Malcolm refers to Nicola as "Dora the Explorer".
Cougar Town: Mystery Man (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Nostalgia Critic: Junior (2010) (TV Episode)
Dora appears in the "Find the Joke" segment.
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.84 (2010) (TV Episode)
a boy predicts that the show will finally go away
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: The Real Housewives of Millionaire 5 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $5,000 question
Modern Family: Benched (2010) (TV Episode)
Mitchell says being a stay-at-home dad makes him want to kill Dora the Explorer.
The Other Guys (2010)
mentioned in dialogue
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.112 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay shows a fake children's book featuring the main character in "Dora Gets Deported"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.15 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that the actress who voiced the show's title character is suing Nickelodeon
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.17 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay says the title character of the cartoon is suing Nickelodeon with Gloria Allred as her lawyer
Mad: Fantastic Megan Fox/Mad vs. Wild (2010) (TV Episode)
Dora the Explorer getting motion sickness on the bus.
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2011) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Conan: Octoparrot vs. Megakitten (2011) (TV Episode)
Conan O'Brien mentions the main character, Dora, in this show in a joke at the beginning of the show
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.91 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that a mother was shocked to find that a DVD of the show actually contained an X-rated video
Smosh: If Kids Shows Were Real (2011) (TV Episode)
Ian and Anthony watch Dora the Explorer
Mad: Are You Karate Kidding Me?/The Fresh Prawn of Bel-Air (2011) (TV Episode)
Dora and Backpack appear
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.108 (2011) (TV Episode)
Wanda Sykes says that now that she's a parent, she can tell you what Dora is up to
30 Rock: Plan B (2011) (TV Episode)
Devon and Jack mention Dora's friend Benny the Bull
Arthur (2011)
Toys of Dora the Explorer can be seen
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.20 (2011) (TV Episode)
Matt Singer mentions the show in a comparison
Futurama: Yo Leela Leela (2011) (TV Episode)
A show called "Dora the Destroyer", based on this, is up for an award.
Conan: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Karaoke (2011) (TV Episode)
Dora's immigration papers are mentioned during the Conologue
Shameful Sequels: Matrix Revolutions: Part 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
"Face it, Dora the Explorer is too deep for you."
Ramzor: Falafel Friend (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned along the episode
American Horror Story: Pilot (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Mad: Demise of the Planet of the Apes/The Celebrity Ape-rentice (2011) (TV Episode)
Boots is one of the occupants of the Super Ape Motel.
Housos: Green Day (2011) (TV Episode)
I know who you are, you killed Dora the Explorer.
Saturday Night Live: Katy Perry/Robyn (2011) (TV Episode)
On Weekend Update, Stefon mentions "Menorah the Explorer."
The Darkest Hour (2011)
Sean plays Dora the Explorer while on the plane to Moscow
Revenge: Duress (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Glee: The Spanish Teacher (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Santana
Saturday Night Live: Sofía Vergara/One Direction (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the sex ed/Gilly segment
Stevie TV: Episode #1.8 (2012) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
Eretz Nehederet: Episode #9.11 (2012) (TV Episode)
An Instagram photo of Gilad Shalit and Dora
30 Rock: The Return of Avery Jessup (2012) (TV Episode)
Jack says he had a dream about Dora the Explorer as an adult
Danville 2nd Ward Young Men: Big Sur 2012 (2012) (TV Episode)
When riding in the bed of the truck, Travis asks, "Where are we going?". Jeremy responds by singing, "To the bridge! Where are we going? To the bridge!" like how they do on the show "Dora the Explorer".
Revolution: Chained Heat (2012) (TV Episode)
Dora mentioned
Pitch Perfect (2012)
Mentioned in dialogue
Sons of Anarchy: Stolen Huffy (2012) (TV Episode)
"Dora the Whore-a"
The Nostalgia Chick: Matilda (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned when talking about children's education and entertainment
Mad: The Amazing Spider-Minaj/Go, Dragon Ball, Go! (2012) (TV Episode)
Swiper the Fox attempted to steal Diego's Dragon Balls.
Fun Size (2012)
A party guest refers to Roosevelt as "Dora the Explorer."
Mad: Dark Knight at the Museum/Lemming Snicket's a Series of Unfortunate Video Game Deaths (2012) (TV Episode)
Dora wanted to watch her show on the security room's TVs.
Demo Reel: Lost in Translation (Bromance Version) (2012) (TV Episode)
A Dora the Explorer doll is seen on displayed at the Shad Con.
RuPaul's Drag Race: Draggle Rock (2013) (TV Episode)
Contestant Andrew Trinidad's character of Lola the Exploder is a play on words of Dora the Explorer and she also translates phrases into Spanish.
Nostalgia Critic: Son of the Mask (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned among shows Satan's daughter watches
Iron Man 3 (2013)
Tony wears a Dora watch given to him by Harley.
Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)
One of Adele's students is wearing a Dora the Explorer shirt
Despicable Me 2 (2013)
People who resemble Dora and Diego appear at the Cinco De Mayo party.
We're the Millers (2013)
In the barbershop, David mentions Dora the explorer while describing the hair style he'd like to have.
Nostalgia Critic: Should We Scare the S#*% Out of Kids? (2013) (TV Episode)
"Why isn't ParaNorman talking to me like Dora the Explorer?"
South Park: Taming Strange (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue/characters seen
Ambush: Episode #1.9 (2013) (TV Episode)
Ofer asks Rinat how Dora is like in real life
Buba Shel Medina: Episode #2.6 (2013) (TV Episode)
Hanoch Rosen says he keeps the same "Dora" referring his hair
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.60 (2014) (TV Episode)
Adam Hunter says there has been one female explorer -- Dora
House of Lies: Pushback (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Buba Shel Layla: Episode #3.2 (2014) (TV Episode)
Sagi Cohen says Barda should ask himself if he is Dora
Raising Hope: The One Where They Get High (2014) (TV Episode)
Virginia Chance mentions this television show by name
Safety Dance (2014) (Video)
The criminal with the fox ears is a reference to this cartoon.
Buba Shel Layla: Episode #3.3 (2014) (TV Episode)
Nadav Yaakobi says Elyaniv Barda looks like Dora on the way to an adventure
Modern Family: Other People's Children (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
A Haunted House 2 (2014)
Mentioned in dialogue
Teacher of the Year (2014)
A student says that she listens to "Dora the Explorer" songs on her iPod.
Danville 2nd Ward Young Men: Fathers and Sons Camp Out 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
When Ryan finishes climbing up the face of a rock, Travis sings the "We Did It" song from Dora the Explorer.
Wild Tales (2014)
Mentioned in dialogue
22 Jump Street (2014)
Jenko (Channing Tatum) talks about Swiper
Nostalgia Critic: Jurassic Park III (2014) (TV Episode)
Tamara, as a little girl, plays with a Dora doll
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Vin Diesel/Aubrey Plaza/Will.i.am (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy during the Pros and Cons segment
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Chris Pratt/Rosamund Pike/John Mellencamp (2014) (TV Episode)
Jimmy mentions Dora in his opening monologue
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Gordon Ramsay/Fallonventions/Little Big Town (2014) (TV Episode)
Jimmy refers to a fan's costume of "DumbleDora the Explorer" during the Instagrams Halloween Edition segment
American Dad!: Scents and Sensei-bility (2014) (TV Episode)
Dora pinata seen
Mo'adon Layla: Episode #5.4 (2014) (TV Episode)
Zvika Hadar says Elyaniv Barda looks like Dora
The Chase: Episode #4.1 (2014) (TV Episode)
Question subject.
Mo'adon Layla: Episode #5.8 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Israel Katorza
Empire: The Outspoken King (2015) (TV Episode)
Cookie calls Michael "Dora".
Matzav Ha'Uma: Episode #8.14 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Einav
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Gets a Job! (2015) (TV Episode)
A person dressed up as Dora attends the rally.
Deathgasm (2015)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Young & Hungry: Young & Munchies (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
The Graham Norton Show: Mark Ruffalo/Elizabeth Olsen/Jeremy Renner/Josh Widdicombe/Blur (2015) (TV Episode)
Josh Widdicombe talks about working for a Dora the Explorer magazine.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 27 April 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mike Greenberg in discussion of videos and TV shows his children watched as youngsters
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Seth MacFarlane/Amber Heard/Leon Bridges (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mets Bucket Hat Guy
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Norm MacDonald/JoAnna Garcia Swisher/Jeremih ft. Flo Rida (2015) (TV Episode)
During the Audience Suggestion Box segment, Donald Trump is portrayed as "Donald the Explorer"
The Voice: Live Show Final, Part 1 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Sonia Kruger when an Instagram image sent in after Naomi Price's performance compares Jessie J to Dora the Explorer. Also mentioned by Jessie J in the coaches' feedback for the artist following the image being shown.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Zyuranger Episodes 17-22 (2015) (TV Episode)
"The new theme song for Dora the Explorer is weird."
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Ice Cube/Mamie Gummer/Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy during the Tonight Show Dictionary segment
From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series: In a Dark Time (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Scream Queens: Pumpkin Patch (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Chanel Oberlin.
The Big Short (2015)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Chase Australia: Episode #1.47 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by the contestants as their (incorrect) answer to a question about the animated series set in the land of Ooo during the Final Chase.
Real Rob: Gaying in Shape (2015) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Jamie.
Mom: Death, Death, Death and a Bucket of Chicken (2016) (TV Episode)
Bonnie refers to Steve as "Dora the Explorer".
The Worst of Pirated Adult Swim Shows (2016) (TV Movie)
Title referenced.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Anna Wintour/Eve/The Last Shadow Puppets/Fab Moretti (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth during the monologue
EastEnders: Episode #1.5267 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mick compares Nancy's backpacking attire to a mixture of Dora the Explorer and Bear Grylls.

Featured in 

Big Fish (2003)
(Edward Bloom is watching it on TV)
AMV Hell 3: The Motion Picture (2005)
Audio clips are used.
The 33rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (2006) (TV Special)
Clips are shown
Saturday Night Live: Scarlett Johansson/Björk (2007) (TV Episode)
Brief clip shown on TV during "Roy Rules" Digital Short
Saturday Night Live: James Franco/Kings of Leon (2008) (TV Episode)
Clip shown with new voice over during WU
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien: Episode #1.26 (2009) (TV Episode)
A clip from it is shown as part of a joke.
Fred: The Movie (2010) (TV Movie)
Some video shown on Fred's dad's computer.
About a Boy: About a Godfather (2014) (TV Episode)
Watched on TV
I Love the 2000s: 2000 (2014) (TV Episode)
clips; discussed
Nostalgia Critic: The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2014) (TV Episode)
Even Dora figures out who the villain of Princess Diaries 2 is before the protagonists
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Ice T/Andrew Rannells/Lupe Fiasco (2015) (TV Episode)
Altered clip of Dora voiced by Ice T
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Ice T/Bella Thorne/Ms. Lauryn Hill (2015) (TV Episode)
Altered clip with Diego voiced by Ice-T
Room (2015)
Jack watches this on TV

Spoofed in 

AMV Hell 3: The Motion Picture (2005)
Footage of Lupin the Third is retooled to recreate the "Swiper no swiping" scenes from this series.
Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends: One False Movie (2006) (TV Episode)
The series that Eduardo watches, "Lauren is Exploring" spoofs Dora.
The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy: A Grim Day/Pandora's Lunch Box (2006) (TV Episode)
In "Pandora's Lunch Box", Dora bears more than a passing resemblance to Dora on this show, and Billy also criticizes the show
Saturday Night Live: Peyton Manning/Carrie Underwood (2007) (TV Episode)
Spoofed as Maraka in TV funhouse
Robot Chicken: Werewolf vs. Unicorn (2007) (TV Episode)
Dora is slammed as illegal alien by Schwarzenegger.
Saturday Night Live: Just Shorts (2009) (TV Special)
Spoofed as Maraka in TV Funhouse
Tales of Monkey Island: Chapter 1 - Launch of the Screaming Narwhal (2009) (Video Game)
Guybrush: "Can I call you 'D'Oro the Explorer?'" D'Oro: "No."
The Pyjamas: Jora (2010) (TV Episode)
"Jora" is an Iraqi parody of "Dora the Explorer".
Robot Chicken: The Curious Case of the Box (2011) (TV Episode)
Dora segment
Phineas and Ferb: What a Croc!/Ferb TV (2012) (TV Episode)
Spoofed as "Ducky Momo" on "Ferb TV"
Mad: Average-ers/Legend of Dora (2012) (TV Episode)
The Legend of Dora skit is a spoof of this show.
Robot Chicken: Hemlock Gin and Juice (2012) (TV Episode)
parody skit
Mais qui a re-tué Pamela Rose? (2012)
A girl spoofs Dora: name, look, etc.
Mad: Doraline/Monster Mashville (2013) (TV Episode)
Doraline is a spoof of this show.
The Pyjamas: Jora Maka Shenit (2015) (TV Episode)
Jora and Buchak are parody of Dora and Boots
Robot Chicken: Food (2016) (TV Episode)
Swiper skit
Robot Chicken: Not Enough Women (2016) (TV Episode)
Parody skit

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