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The Big Book About Us is the 4th episode of Blue's Clues from season 5.

Characters Present


Joe and everyone else at the Blue's Clues house is all creating pages for a scrapbook called The Big Book About Us. Joe creates his on a green piece of paper, putting on it some of his favorite things and encourages us to create one as well. We also help out some of the other characters to put neat things on their pages that show what they like.


  • Question: What does Blue want to put on the front of The Big Book About Us?
  • Clues:
    • 1. Paper
    • 2. Crayons
    • 3. A Mirror
  • Answer: Self-portraits
  • Skidoo location: Sticker book (with Periwinkle)
  • Living room picture: Magenta with a paint palette, then Green Puppy building with blocks, then Blue reading a book

Video Releases


  • This episode was surprisingly produced before Joe Gets a Clue which is crazy because in that episode, Joe learned how to play Blue’s Clues.
  • This episode was shown on the VHS release It's Joe Time! and the DVD Get to Know Joe!.
  • This is the second time Periwinkle skidoos. The first time was in Periwinkle Misses His Friend.
  • Joe wears a green squared shirt in this episode.
  • Pail appears without Shovel, except during the credits.
  • When Joe writes wiggle lines on his paper, we heard the trombone or tuba noise.
  • In this episode, the title flag was blue.


  • In the DirecTV guide of this episode, Steve Burns is accidentally added to the cast.
  • When coming up with things to represent themselves for the "Big Book About Us," the characters have all conveniently forgotten about the things they collected in Blue's Collection.
  • In this episode, Sidetable states that her favorite color is purple. But in Colors Everywhere! she states that her favorite color is orange.
    • Her favorite color was the rainbow in Colors Everywhere with Blue
    • This is a total goof that she might have more then one favorite color.
  • This episode is listed as a Season 4 episode on streaming services, such as Amazon Prime and iTunes.


Watch Episode

This episode is available for streaming on Paramount Global's video streaming service Paramount+.
Blue's Clues Season 5
Can You Help? | Colors Everywhere! | The Snack Chart | The Big Book About Us | Playing Store | Patience | 100th Episode Celebration | Joe's Surprise Party | I'm So Happy! | The Boat Float | Bedtime Business | Shape Searchers | Blue Goes to the Doctor | Contraptions! | A Brand New Game | A Surprise Guest | Dress Up Day | Blue's Big Band | Up, Down, All Around! | Story Wall | The Alphabet Train | Numbers Everywhere! | Blue's Predictions | Our Neighborhood Festival | Blue Takes You to School | Meet Polka Dots! | The Scavenger Hunt | Let's Write! | Magenta's Messages | Body Language | Blue's Big Car Trip | Look Carefully... | I Did That! | Animals in Our House? | Morning Music | Blue's First Holiday