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"Getting Healthy with Blue" (also known as "Josh Gets the Sniffles") is the twentieth and final episode in Season 1 of the reboot series Blue's Clues & You!. It is a remake of "Steve Gets the Sniffles." It is the twenty-third episode of the series by initial release date. This episode was first released on the DVD Caring with Blue on October 6, 2020, this was first released on TV in the United Kingdom on April 5, 2021, and aired in the United States on November 10, 2022.



  • Question: What does Blue think Josh needs to feel better?
  • Clues:
    1. A Spoon
    2. A Bowl
    3. Vegetables
  • Answer to Blue's Clues: Vegetable Soup
  • Incorrect Answer: Vegetable Dance with the Spoon and the Bowl
  • Living Room Picture:
  • Skidoo: Jill's Storybook
  • Email or Letter?: Letter


Uh oh! Josh has a case of the sniffles, so we play Blue's Clues to figure out what Blue thinks Josh needs to feel better. As we look for Blue's Clues, we skidoo to help our friend Jill with her story and sing about Healthy Snacks.


Josh has the sniffles. Blue's Clues is played to figure out what Blue thinks Josh needs to "feel better". Along the way, Josh and Blue get some tips to stay healthy. The first clue is the spoon. Josh draws the first clue, a spoon, in his notebook. This includes learning about healthy snacks with Mr. Salt and Mrs. Pepper with Cinnamon and Paprika. The second clue is the bowl. Josh draws the second clue, a bowl, in his notebook. The letter he receives from Mailbox is about a boy giving a get well card to Josh at the end. Josh and Blue skidoo into a story about how a girl named Jill played in the rain, became sick, and how she recovers from her cold. The third clue is vegetables. Josh draws the third clue, vegetables, in his notebook. Now that he has all 3 clues, Josh and Blue skidoo back home and sit in the Thinking Chair to figure out what Blue thinks Josh needs to "feel better". Now, that they were in the Thinking Chair, it was time to think. The clues are a spoon, a bowl, and vegetables. "What does Blue think I need to feel better?" Josh wonders. Josh thinks Blue wants him to do the Vegetable Dance with a spoon and a bowl, but that was the wrong answer. The correct answer is vegetable soup because Josh needs to eat it with a spoon and a bowl. They just figured out Blue's Clues. Josh and Blue both sit on the couch and eat vegetable soup with a spoon and a bowl. Now that Josh ate some vegetable soup, he sings the So Long Song and the episode ends.


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  • Cinnamon appears in this episode. He wasn't in the original "Steve Gets the Sniffles" because he wasn't born until season four in the episode The Baby's Here!
  • Paprika and Cinnamon now join Mr. Salt and Mrs. Pepper in singing "Healthy Snacks" because they are older now. Paprika didn’t join in the singing in the original.
  • Shovel and Pail don't appear in this episode, but they did in the original.
  • In the original, the second clue (a bowl) was revealed in the living room. In the reboot, it was revealed in the kitchen.
  • In the original, Steve and The Viewer said, “Doesn’t belong,”. This time, they and Josh are saying, “Is different”.
  • In the original, the broccoli and carrot, which had a stem, were the other way around and the pear was on the bottom right and the celery was above the pear and the watermelon was next to the pear.
  • The peas, broccoli, and lettuce being green and the carrot being orange was the other way around.
  • The celery was next to the orange, the pear was below, and the watermelon was next to the pear in the original. This time, the pear was next to the orange and the celery and watermelon were next to each other.
  • In the original, Steve tries to finish up the Mailtime song, but almost started to sneeze again by putting a tissue up to his nose before he sings the last mail, then says "Mail" calmly. In the reboot, when Josh tries to finish up the Mailtime song, he almost sneezed again by putting his elbow up to his face before singing the last "Mail", after this, he sings the last "Mail" normally like he usually does.
    • In the original, Blue howls the last "Mail" in a couple of seconds as Steve almost sneezes again. but in the reboot, she howls the last "Mail" (with Josh singing along) after Josh almost sneezed again. Also in the reboot, she barked after the Mailtime song was finished. In the original, she did not bark.
  • In the original, Mailbox said that Steve needed his last clue. In the reboot, Mailbox said that Josh needed a letter.
  • In the original, the video letter introduces a boy going to the doctor for a checkup. In the reboot, the video letter introduces a boy who made a get-well card for Josh.
  • Mrs. Pepper said Mr. Salt’s line: “Yes. We need your help again,”.
  • Steve said, “Cool,” before Mailbox opened up. This time it’s after.
  • There were three clouds. This time there are two.
  • Steve added, “You know,” but Josh didn’t.
  • Steve explained that the best way to read a book is to just get into it and then skidooed. But Josh said, “Get into it,” when he was near the book.
  • Steve saying, “Look at these pages,” has been omitted.
  • In the original, Jill had fair skin, pink hair in long ponytails, a green dress with white flowers, pink cheeks, and pink shoes. In this version, Jill has dark skin, brown hair in two short ponytails, an orange dress with yellow flowers, red cheeks, pink tights, and blue and white sneakers.
  • In the original, Jill's bed had a red frame and a yellow and lime blanket. In this version, Jill's bed has a tan frame and a purple and white blanket.
  • In the original, Jill came out from the corner of the screen. The remake, she came from turning the page.
  • The part where the Viewer told Steve that Jill came out to do jump rope has been omitted.
  • In the original, Steve is seen skidooing back to the Blue's Clues House on his own while in this remake, Blue is seen skidooing back to the house right before Josh does.
  • In the original, Steve sang "We just figured out Blue's Clues" sitting in the Thinking Chair. But in this version, Josh sings it standing up like he usually does.
  • In the original, Steve has the vegetable soup in the kitchen. But in this version, Josh ate it on the couch.
  • When Steve skidoos in the original version, it is upward, but in the remake, Josh's skidooing motion is standard.
  • Like the original, Sidetable Drawer had the sniffles, but Steve wiped her knob with a tissue in the original. Josh didn’t do this in the reboot.


  • Jill does not appear at the end of the episode.
  • This episode premiered on TV in the UK on April 5, 2021 according to NickALive.
  • The first signs of this episode can be seen as early as April 2020 (half a year before DVD premiere), in the "Healthy Snacks" music video on the Blue's Clues & You! YouTube channel.
  • This video can be seen in the "Rainy Day Skidoo and Mailtime with Josh and Blue" on the Blue's Clues & You! YouTube channel.
    • Also, a scene of Josh sneezing into a tissue can be seen during Nick Jr.'s Baby Shark Wash Your Hands music video.
  • This episode is also known as Josh Gets the Sniffles.
  • This is the last episode to be a remake of an episode of the original Blue's Clues series.
  • This is the first episode where Josh and Blue wear rain clothes.
  • This is the first direct-to-video episode, as it is first released on the DVD, Caring with Blue.
  • This is the second episode where the whole "Play Blue's Clues" song is re-recorded.
    • The first was Dress Up Day.
      • The only bit of the song that is regular is when he says, “You can do anything...”
  • This is the last episode of the series to air before the release of the Paramount+ movie, Blue's Big City Adventure streaming on November 18, 2022.


  • When the "Race to the Thinking Chair" music track played, the second brass "Blue Skidoo, We Can Too" wasn't heard.
  • In The Former Episode, Steve Skidoos Back Home From Jill's Story To The Yellow Swirl Frame To the Living room. In The Reboot Josh does the same thing, Skidoos Back Home From Jill's Story To The Yellow Swirl Frame To the Living room.
Blue's Clues & You! Episodes
Season 1
"Meet Josh!" • "Playdate with Magenta" • "Big News with Blue" • "ABC's with Blue" • "123's with Blue" • "Sad Day with Blue" • "Laugh with Blue" • "Song Time with Blue" • "Getting Glasses with Magenta" • "Growing with Blue" • "Happy Birthday Blue" • "Story Time with Blue" • "The Thinking Squad" • "Science with Blue" • "Colors Everywhere with Blue" • "Pajama Party with Blue" • "Bluestock Remake" • "Spooky Costume Party with Blue" • "Thankful with Blue" • "Getting Healthy with Blue"
Season 2
"Blue's Big Beat Band" • "Hide and Seek with Blue" • "Blue's Treasure Hunt" • "Welcome to Blue's Bistro" • "Blue's Big Baking Show" • "Blue's Night Before Christmas" • "Sleepy Singalong with Blue" • "Blue's Big Dance Party" • "Blue's Big Imagination" • "What I Like About Blue" • "Blue's Show and Tell Surprise" • "Blue's Rainy Day Rainbow" • "Spring is Here!" • "Blue's Big Neighborhood Adventure" • "Blue's Beach Bonanza" • "Blue's Anywhere Box Surprise" • "Mystery of the Missing Pies" • "Blue Makes a Movie with You!"• "It's Your Birthday!" • "Blue's Big Costume Parade"
Season 3
"Our New Neighbor" • "The Ghost of the Living Room" • "A Blue's Clues Festival of Lights" • "Blue's Snowy Day Surprise" • "Blue's Dino Clues" • "Building with Blue" • "Blue's Backyard Sports Spectacular" • "Blue's Mystery Present" • "Mailtime Mystery" • "Magenta's Case of the Giggles" • "Rainbow Puppy's Skidoo Adventure" • "Blue's Treasure of Clue Lagoon" • "Blue and Little Rainbow Riding Hood" • "Blue's Storytime with Camila" • "Tickety's Big Musical Morning" • "Something New at Blue's School" • "Feelin' Filipino" • "Into the Blueniverse!" • "Sage & Ginger's Baby Book" • "Joshini The Amazing"
Season 4
"The Legend of the Jack O'Lantern" • "A Blue Christmas with You!" • "Blue's Wish Comes True!" • "Magenta's Thank You Day Surprise" • "Firefighter Blue to the Rescue!" • "Knights of the Snack Table" • "Night at the Blueseum" • "A Tale of Shovel & Pail" • "The Case of the Missing Thinking Chair" • "Return of the Thinking Squad" • "Rainbow Puppy's Big Farm Fair" • "Pearl's Kickball Championship" • "The Big Blue Derby" • "Blue's New Pet" • "The Wizard of Skidoo" • "Josh's Crummy Day" • "Josh and Blue's Ice Cream Shop" • "The Silly Smelly Smell" • "Rock On, Rainbow Puppy!" • "Hola, Mexico City!" • "Josh Visits the Philippines!" • "Happy Birthday, Sage & Ginger" • "If You Don't See It, Be It!" • "Hotel Blue" • "Blue's Breaking News" • "Blue's Countdown Celebration"