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Josh (or Joshua) is the host and main protagonist of Blue's Clues & You!, along with Blue. He is the third host of the franchise. Josh is also the main character in the upcoming Blue's Clues Movie.


Josh is Blue's third and current caretaker of the Blue's Clues House. He is a talented singer and guitarist, and also Steve and Joe's cousin.

He is optimistic, intelligent, quirky, cheerful, kind, nice, jolly, funny, silly, friendly, upbeat, energetic, playful, smart, sweet, and helpful. Like Steve, he will sometimes give out wrong answers during thinking time, but is delighted when the viewers help him find the right answer. He is the first host to wink more than one time in every single episode of Blue’s Clues & You. He often winks at the viewers. He is of Filipino descent, as mentioned in episodes Blue's Big Baking Show and Sleepy Singalong with Blue.

In the series' movie it was revealed that Josh lived in the same town with Joe when he was young. He moved to the Big City growing up.


Josh has brown eyes and dark brown hair. He wears a blue striped shirt without a collar. He also wears jeans and blue sneakers with red laces. In the movie, Josh wears a short-sleeved, blue striped shirt and black shorts.


Josh made his first appearance in the premiere episode of Blue's Clues & You! (Meet Josh!). Before the reboot's debut, Josh was featured in a promotional photo and a teaser trailer. Josh was the 1st clue in (Playdate with Magenta) and the 3rd clue in (Sleepy Singalong with Blue). He makes a major appearance in the Blue's Clues movie.


  • Josh's voice is pretty high-pitched in many episodes, like Steve in the first season.
    • This mostly happens when he gets excited.
  • Like Steve, Josh is right-handed.
  • Josh is the first Blue's Clues host of Asian American descent.
    • The actor, Joshua Dela Cruz, was born in the UAE and lived in the Philippines. He currently lives in the United States.
  • Josh speaks Filipino in the episode Blue's Big Baking Show and Sleepy Singalong with Blue
  • He sometimes speaks the Filipino language with Lola, his grandmother.
    • The word masarap means delicious or yummy in Filipino.
    • Lola means grandmother in Filipino.
    • Mahal Kita is a Filipino saying which means "I love you".
  • He knows the song We Sat On Down in Bluestock (Blue's Clues & You!).
  • A young version of Joe and Josh can be seen in the movie.
  • Josh's favorite color is blue, as revealed in Colors Everywhere with Blue.
  • After Josh moved into the house, Joe began working at the Present Store.
  • Unlike Steve and Joe, Josh does not have a stuffed animal.
  • According to an interview, Josh's favorite color is most likely green.
  • In the episode Blue's Mystery Present Josh uses Joe's notebook instead of his own.
  • The reason Joshua Dela Cruz plays the role of Josh in this series is that in real life, many people with the name Joshua go by Josh.


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Blue's Clues & You! Characters
Josh | Sage | Ginger | Rainbow Puppy