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Mr. Salt is a main character on Blue's Clues and Blue's Clues & You!.


Mr. Salt is the father figure of the Blue's Clues house. He lives in the kitchen with his wife Mrs. Pepper and his children, Paprika, Cinnamon, Sage and Ginger. He speaks with a French accent and works as a chef. He is sometimes clumsy and often needs help from Steve or Joe after making a mess in the kitchen. His favorite food is toast with cheese, and cookies are his wife's favorite thing to bake.

Aside from cooking, Mr. Salt's hobbies include dancing and tending to the gardens. He and Mrs. Pepper are the oldest residents of the house; as seen in "Blue's First Holiday," they were adults while the others were all littles. It is assumed that he is one of the owners of the house.


Mr. Salt is an off-white color with a silver-colored cap. There are three black-colored holes on the top of his cap. He has a pink mouth and black eyes. His arms are short and black with three fingers on the ends of each one. In the series, he is made to look like he was created with construction paper cut-outs.


Mr. Salt appears in nearly every episode of Blue's Clues, counting the opening and credit sequences. He is only seen in the credits of the "Bugs!" episode. His first appearance was in the pilot episode, "Blue Prints." His last appearance in an episode of Blue's Clues was in the series finale, "Bluestock." He makes additional appearances in the Blue's Room episode "Meet Blue's Baby Brother" and in the "Behind the Clues" special.

Blue's Clues[]

PC Games[]

  1. Blue's Birthday Adventure
  2. Blue's Treasure Hunt: A Learning Adventure
  3. Blue's ABC Time Activities
  4. Blue's 123 Time Activities
  5. Blue's Art Time Activities (Cameo Sticker)
  6. Blue's Reading Time Activities
  7. Blue's Clues: Preschool
  8. Blue's Clues: Kindergarten
  9. Blue's Big Musical (video game)


  • Mr. Salt was the 1st clue in the final episode of Season 1, "Blue's News."
  • In What Experiment Does Blue Want to Try?, it is revealed that Mr. Salt is/was a lifeguard. He appears as a lifeguard again in the episode Pool Party.
  • In "Mr. Salt and Mrs. Pepper Day," a photo shows Mr. Salt as a child planting a garden.
  • In several episodes, Mr. Salt appears by himself without Mrs. Pepper. Examples include What's So Funny? & Magenta's Case of the Giggles.
  • Throughout the first three seasons, Mr. Salt is one of the only four characters to appear in the credits along with Mrs. Pepper, Tickety, and Blue.
  • Mr. Salt's voice actor, Nick Balaban, also worked as one of the two main music composers on the series.
  • Until the events of "Imagine Nation" (original series) and "Blue's Big Imagination" (reboot), Mr. Salt didn't know how to his imagination.
  • Mr. Salt was mentioned in the 25th episode of Nickelodeon Animation Studio's podcast series on December 16, 2016.
  • Mr. Salt was originally given a Brooklyn accent instead of being French.
  • Mr. Salt may have been inspired by the mâitre d’-turned-candelabra named Lumiere from Disney's Beauty and the Beast in which both characters are French and love to serve food and guests.
  • This character should not to be confused with Veruca Salt’s father from the 2005 film, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
  • A possible reference to Mr. Salt and Mrs. Pepper is featured in Episode 11 of the 2022 Korean drama series, Extraordinary Attorney Woo. When Young-woo learns about a divorce case with her colleagues, they use containers of salt, pepper and soy sauce as people involved in the case, with the salt referred to as "Mr. Salt" and the pepper referred to as "Mrs. Pepper".



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Main characters
Mr. SaltMrs. PepperPaprikaCinnamon
Supporting characters
MagentaPeriwinkleSnailFelt FriendsTurquoisePolka Dots
Other recurring characters
Baby BearBorisGingerbread BoyGreen PuppyHorace
MirandaMiss MarigoldOrange KittenPurple KangarooKeyMoona
FredRoaryBlue (Puppet) • Boogie WoogiePolka Dots (Puppet) • Dress Up ChestDoodleboardSilly SeatHandy Dandy Journal
Minor characters
List of minor characters
Blue's Room Characters
Main Characters
BluePolka DotsFredRoarySprinklesDoodleboardDress Up ChestBoogie WoogieSilly Seat
Recurring Characters
JoeHandy Dandy JournalDictionaryKeyMoona
Other minor characters
Roar E. Saurus' GrandmotherABC PuppyPrincess of Numbers PuppyShapes PuppyColors PuppyShovelPailMr. SaltMrs. PepperPaprikaCinnamonMailbox
Blue's Clues & You! Characters
Main characters
BlueJoshMailboxSidetable DrawerMr. SaltMrs. PepperPaprikaCinnamonSageGingerShovelPailTicketySlippery
Supporting characters
MagentaRainbow PuppyPeriwinkleSnailFelt FriendsTurquoisePolka Dots
Other recurring characters
SteveJoeMirandaMiss MarigoldOrange KittenPurple Kangaroo