Dora's Christmas Carol Adventure
Dora and the babies
Airdate December 2008 (Uncut Version)

November 3, 2009 (DVD) (extended version)
December 6, 2009 (TV) (edited version)

Season 5
Episode 12 (December 2008) 16 (December 6, 2009)
Previous Benny's Treasure (Early Airings)

The Super Babies Dream Adventure (Current Airings)

Next Dora Saves Three Kings Day (Early Airings)

Dora Helps the Birthday Wizzle (Current Airings)

Dora's Christmas Carol Adventure is a Dora the Explorer TV movie. It's also the 12th episode for uncut movie and also the 16th episode for season 5, also an edited version.

Characters Present


When Swiper tries to swipe the Christmas Star from Dora's Nochebuena Party, he lands on Santa's naughty list. When Dora tries to ask Santa for another chance for Swiper to get off the naughty list, he does agree - but only if Swiper learns the true meaning of Christmas by going into the past and the future. With Dora's help he will be able to get off the naughty list.




  • Troll Bridge
  • Castle



  • All of Santa's dialog rhymes (a la Dr. Seuss).
  • Some parts from the DVD version are cut from the TV version:
  • . henry the elf doesn't say "here you go Santa" after he gives the book to him.
  • Santa and the elfes do not applaude after SANTA rhymes name with game.
  • Santa does not ask Dora and her friends if they were okay and they not reply with positive result.
  • One of the elves does not do the Wiggle Jiggle Sneeze Dance after he says he liked that part.
  • This is the second Christmas special in the Dora franchise.
  • The introduction of the show was a little bit different. It starts with the Deck the Halls refrain. There's a little bit of the original lyrics from the show and then some new lyrics was replaced to reflect the Christmas Eve special.
  • When "We Did It!" begins, Dora and Swiper's time travel capes disappear and will never return.
  • When Dora and Boots are about to travel to the future Dora's bow is on the left side of her hair instead of the right.
  • Before Harry Chase did the voice of Santa Claus for this episode, he did the voice of Santa Claus from the episode "Diego Saves Christmas" on "Go, Diego, Go!".
  • This is the last double length episode to use the original "We Did It song" from Season 1-5.
  • This episode first released on DVD on November 3, 2009, and subsequently premiered on TV on December 6, 2009, at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT.
  • This is the last episode to air in 2009.
  • Swiper still loves to swipe since Santa was telling a story to his elves.
  • This is the 8th episode that lasted over 30 minutes.
  • This is the 117th episode of the show.
  • Goof: There were two characters at the end of the naughty list, but when Santa puts Swiper in the naughty list, they disappeared.
  • Backpack is never used in this episode.
  • When Dora and Swiper travels to the past, Dora is not shown as a baby.
  • This is the only time Older Dora from Dora & Friends: Into The City is shown on a Standard Defenition episode.


Dora the Explorer Season 5
First Day of School | The Backpack Parade | Benny's Big Race | Isa's Unicorn Flowers | Dora's Jack-in-the-Box | Bark, Bark to Play Park | Dora Saves the Snow Princess | The Mayan Adventure | Bouncy Boots | The Big Red Chicken's Magic Show | Dora Saves Three Kings Day | Benny's Treasure | Dora Saves the Three Little Pigs | Dora Saves the Crystal Kingdom | The Super Babies Dream Adventure | Dora's Christmas Carol Adventure | Dora Helps the Birthday Wizzle | Pirate Treasure Hunt | Boots' Banana Wish | Dora's Big Birthday Adventure