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Let's Boogie is the 16th episode of Blue's Clues from season four.

Characters Present

Summary

Steve and Blue explore all sorts of dances. They learn that all sorts of movements can qualify as a dance. In the Skidoo segment, they find out that a person who works to create dances is called a choreographer. The viewers help Steve and Blue to aid the Choreographer in performing a new dance of his.

Recap

Steve welcomes us in. He says that he's just put his shoes on and feels like moving in a certain way. He shows us and we identify it as jumping. We also twirl with Blue and do some wriggling. Steve suggests that we put it all together in a dance, so we try and have great fun. In this episode, we explore various styles of dance. After Steve makes a gelatin wobble, we try some wobbling too. We then hear Pail and go outside to find out what she's doing. She found a leaf and then made up a dance about it - Twirl and Hop. We also do the Shiver Bend Explode dance with Shovel, which he made up based on a dandelion. Finally, we do Periwinkle's Seed Pod Slide, which involves the moves slide, slide, pirouette and jump. In the Blue Skidoo segment, we meet up with a choreographer and help him out. He has a dance called "The Baby Lion and The Monkeys" that he wants Steve and Blue's help with. Steve plays one of the monkeys, trying to find Blue, playing the baby lion. He skips from rock to rock on a puddle of mud, following our lead. He then does a pirouette to open a door and a march through a tunnel. Finally, the dance ends when he slides gently behind a tree and tiptoes to the baby lion.

Elements

  • Question: What dance does Blue want to make about?
  • Clues:
    • 1. A Pot
    • 2. A Plate
    • 3. Squiggly Lines
  • Answer: The spaghetti dance
  • Skidoo location: Choregrapher's book
  • Living room picture: Various characters dancing: First, Mr. Salt and Mrs. Pepper, then Sidetable Drawer, then Mailbox, then Slippery, then Turquiose

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Trivia

  • Veronica McCarthy, a relative of an electrician for Blue's Room, Kevin McCarthy, is one of Steve's Friends in this episode.
  • This is the last episode where Steve skidoos in something in the living room.
  • In the Mailtime Segment, Mailbox talks about how he practiced bouncing with his dance teacher, Jukebox.
  • For the first time, Sidetable appears in the Living Room Picture Frame.
    • Sidetable in her inanimate form was shown at the exact same time as this picture.
  • G-Clef appears in the drawing on the refrigerator dancing.
  • This is the first episode to air in 2002.
    • Ironically, this is the earliest episode to be only on the DVD Nickelodeon DVD Sampler.
    • The reboot has a dance episode that focuses solely on a dance party. It's called Blue's Big Dance Party
  • In the credits, Periwinkle and Blue make up dances. This is also the first of two episodes where two different characters appear on the screen at once, Mailbox and Shovel & Pail, and Tickety and Blue. The other episode was Bluestock, with Sidetable Drawer and Mailbox, who had a new action debuted in Season 5.
  • This episode's instrumental to begin The So Long Song is used for the fade-out-fade-in transition in Steve Goes to College.
  • Surprisingly, there is no Duarte or Hyunshup Shin version of the episode.

Goofs

  • Jeanne Simpson is credited as a Content Consultant instead of the Choreographer. The only true Content Consultants are Maggie Pelton and Heidi Weiss.

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This episode is available for streaming on Paramount Global's video streaming service Paramount+.


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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