Season 3, Episode 16 (56 overall)
Monday, July 17, 2000
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1. A Wooden Stick
2. A Bandage (North America)
A Plaster (United Kingdom)
3. A Stethoscope
Right Answer
A Doctor

Occupations is the 16th episode of Blue's Clues from Season 3.

Characters Present


Steve, Blue & their friends define different occupations.


All of Steve & Blue's friends are pretending to be different occupations, and they play Blue's Clues to figure out what Blue wants to be. They help Steve, who is pretending to be a news reporter and figure out what occupation their various friends are pretending to be. Then they skidoo into a picture of a house building site and help a blue door named Door build his house by calling on the right workers to complete their appropriate tasks.


  • Bandage
  • Blue's chef hat


  • When interviewed by Steve at the beginning of the episode, the viewer stated that he/she/they come over to play Blue's Clues.
  • In the UK Version, Kevin sing the Post Time song with his reporter microphone in his hand.
  • The Thinking Chair music from What Was Blue's Dream About? is used instead of from Blue's Senses.
  • Though out the episode, Steve's voice from Season 4 is used.
  • In the UK Version, the word "plaster" was used instead of the word "bandage".
  • Throughout most of the episode Sidetable Drawer wore a security guard hat, but at the end when Blue was a doctor she wore a nurse hat.
  • This is the 3rd time of the line called "A Clue" from Blue's Sad Day.
  • This episode used the "No!" phrase from The Lost Episode!.


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Blue's Clues Season 3
Blue's Big Treasure Hunt | Art Appreciation | Weight and Balance | What's That Sound? | Animal Behavior! | Blue's Big Pajama Party | Draw Along with Blue | Hide and Seek | Thankful | Blue's Big Holiday | Pool Party | Anatomy | Signs | Nature | Geography | Occupations | Blue's Big Mystery | Periwinkle Misses His Friend | Blue's Big Musical | What's So Funny? | Blue's Big Costume Party | Inventions | Blue's Play | Prehistoric Blue | The Wrong Shirt | Words | Shy | Magenta Gets Glasses | Environments | Stormy Weather | Blue's Collection | Café Blue