Blue's Backyard Ballgame Bonanza is the fifteenth episode of Blue's Clues from season four.

Characters Present


Steve is all dressed-up in his T-shirt and shorts as we head out for Blue's backyard ballgame bonanza. It is a fun-filled event containing all sorts of different ballgames. They help out our friends with the games by acting as a coach and telling them how they can make the balls do the things they want. They also have fun with Steve's invisi-ball and later skidoo into a stadium where they assist Steve in making sense of an obstacle course filled with ball challenges.


  • Question: What ball game does Blue want to play?
  • Clues:
    • 1. Rolling
    • 2. Plastic Bottles
    • 3. Fallen Down Plastic Bottles
  • Answer: Bowling
  • Skidoo location: A stadium
  • Living room picture: A basketball, then a soccer ball, then a bowling ball and some pins

Video Release

  • Nickelodeon: All Star Sports Day! (DVD, 2009)


  • This episode premiered as part of "Blue's Beach Party", a marathon on Nick Jr. for a week from February 11-15, and on Nick Jr. on CBS the weekend from February 16-17.
  • In this episode, when Steve goes to get his notebook, Sidetable exclaims "Blue's Clues I'm so excited."
    • This episode marks the last instance of Sidetable saying this until the Blue's Clues & You! episode 123's with Blue.
  • This declaration was standard in earlier seasons, but seemed to disappear once Sidetable was given more of a personality.
  • This episode can be seen in Nickelodeon All Star Sports Day DVD.
  • This is the only time Steve wears a t-shirt and shorts throughout a whole episode.
    • He wore this outfit at the end of the previous episode, Pool Party.
  • Steve and Kevin wear their tan shorts instead of his usual pants in this episode.
  • This is the tenth and last time Steve wears his tan shoes.
  • This is the second episode Steve draws rolling in his notebook. The first being What Was Blue's Dream About?.
  • This is the first episode to feature a moving clue as the first clue, since a moving clue is normally the third clue. It is followed by Story Wall.
  • This is the second episode to feature two identical clues, with one standing up and the other fallen down. First was Blue's Sad Day.
  • In the credits, the crowd cheers after a talent.
  • In this episode, the crowd joins the viewers who say, "No! A clue!" and "Notebook!".


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Blue's Clues Season 4
Imagine Nation | Adventure | The Anything Box | Superfriends | What's New, Blue? | Blue's New Place | Mr. Salt and Mrs. Pepper Day | The Baby's Here! | Making Changes | Bugs! | ¡Un Día Con Plum! | What's Inside? | Blocks | Let's Boogie | Blue's Backyard Ballgame Bonanza | Let's Plant | Joe's First Day | Joe Gets a Clue | Steve Goes to College
Held Back Episodes
Blue's Book Nook | Rhyme Time | Puppets | Blue's School | Something To Do Blue
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