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Fred's Birthday is the 2nd episode of Blue's Room from Season 1.



This just in! Fred's pretended about this day all the rest of the year, and now it's finally here, her birthday. Fred does her birthday with the audience as Blue and Fred play Polka Dots' new game, Birthday Party Puzzle Surprise, which takes them all around Blue's Room on a big birthday adventure, which awards Fred her special super duper birthday party crown from Polka Dots after the last puzzle piece!

Birthday Steps[]

  1. Go up to the tree
  2. Play with Dress Up Chest
  3. Dance with Boogie Woogie
  4. Enjoy the party


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Little Gorilla Actors[]

  • Fred as Little Gorilla
  • Blue and the Viewer as the Elephants
  • Polka Dots as one of Little Gorilla's parents
  • Roary as Old Hippo
  • Dress Up Chest as the Narrator

Word of the Day[]


Video Release[]


  • The tune used saying it was Joe's Birthday from Joe's Surprise Party on Blue's Clues was reused to celebrate Frederica's birthday.
  • The word of the day is "celebrate".
  • The tune for "Frederica's Dance" was the same tune used for the song/dance "Do the Blue" from the home video Blue's Room: Sing & Boogie.
    • Both songs' tunes are the same one used for the theme song of Blue's Room.
  • This episode aired exactly one year after "Rhyme Time" premiered.
  • This is the first episode where Peter Linz performs Polka Dots, and Tyler Bunch performs Dress Up Chest, both taking over the roles originally performed by Tim Lagasse.
  • Similar to Hug Day, Blue and her friends don't say "goodbye" to the viewers at the end of this episode.
  • This episode is often considered the Blue's Room version of Mailbox's Birthday, Blue's Birthday, Joe's Surprise Party, Happy Birthday Blue, It's Your Birthday!, and Happy Birthday, Sage & Ginger, only it is Fred's Birthday.
  • The guests, except Dress Up Chest, Key, and Dictionary, who watch from the back of the room, sing part of Fred's birthday song when Fred enters the room and when they're in the Little Gorilla story, and at the party, they sing the whole song for a long time.
  • Silly Seat is absent and doesn't appear in the episode itself.
  • There is no Doodleboard segment in this episode, but he and Boogie Woogie from his segment join Blue and Polka Dots for Fred's birthday bash, with Roary waiting for them.
  • When Fred says, "Look at the candle!", a piece of confetti lands on Roary's nose.
  • Before Roary sings, the confetti piece gets shaken off.
  • When everyone sings to Fred, a piano plays in the background.
  • Everyone sings the birthday song to Fred, who just says, "Me!" in the background.
  • When confetti rains down, two pieces land on Fred's cake by accident and stay there.
Blue's Room Season 1
Snacktime Playdate | Fred's Birthday | Holiday Wishes | Hug Day | Beyond Your Wildest Dreams | The Power of the Alphabet