Dora's Dance to the Rescue
Airdate October 11, 2005
Season 4
Episode 18
Previous Best Friends
Next Save Diego

Dora's Dance to the Rescue is a Dora the Explorer TV movie. It's also an episode for season 4.



Dora and Boots try to rescue Swiper the Fox from a magical bottle after getting tricked by a mean dancing elf.


The wizard with his missing piece

This plot summary is incomplete. Please help Dora and friends by completing it.

The episode starts where

Places in episode

  1. Pyramid
  2. Ocean
  3. Castle



  • First double length episode to use the original Dora the Explorer theme song from season 1 & season 2 at the end of the episode.
  • This is the 2nd double length episode to have 3 places.
  • A different font style was used in the closing credits.
  • This is the last episode to premiere in 2005. On top of that, the copyright actually used the year it premiered in the end credit sequence.
  • This is the 3rd episode that lasted for over 30 minutes.
  • This is never the first time the series does the 2005-2008 Nick Jr. Productions logo.
  • This is the 94th episode of the show.
  • Dora's voice is the same as the one used in previous episodes, but it noticably sounds different. The voice has already debuted in Go Diego, Go! before this episode aired This voice will be debuted again in Dora's World Adventure.
  • This is the second double-length special where Map is asked more than once.
  • This is also the first double-length special where there is no star catching, though the star pocket can be seen on Backpack throughout the episode.
  • Dora was not suppose to have her star pocket in this episode. It was suppose to be hidden just like in episodes Dora's World Adventure and Dora Saves the Mermaids.
  • The graphics has been changed in this episode just like the background and Dora having smaller eyes. All of these things have been used in Season 5
  • Dora's season 5 look has been debuted in this episode.
  • This was the second episode to use the extended version of We Did It. The first was Dora's Pirate Adventure.


  • When Dora sings the Travel Song, her hand keeps going through the bottle.


Character Find

Swiper the Fox

Dora the Explorer Season 4
Dora's Fairytale Adventure | Daisy, La Quinceañera |Star Catcher | La Maestra de Música | The Shy Rainbow | Swiper the Explorer | Star Mountain | Big Sister Dora | Super Babies | Catch the Babies | Dora's Got a Puppy | We're a Team! | Super Spies 2: The Swiping Machine | Dora & Diego to the Rescue | A Crown for King Juan el Bobo | The Mixed-Up Seasons | Best Friends | Dora's Dance to the Rescue | Save Diego | Dora's First Trip | Baby Jaguar's Roar | Dora's World Adventure | Boots to the Rescue | Baby Crab | Dora Saves the Mermaids