Tickety's Favorite Nursery Rhyme

Blue's Clues Tickety Tock and Blue

Season 1, Episode 16 (16 overall)
Monday, October 6, 1997
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Nursery Rhyme Book
1. The Number One
2. A Grandfather Clock
3. A Mouse
Wrong Answer
The clock that struck one and was afraid of a mouse
Right Answer
Hickory Dickory Dock

Tickety's Favorite Nursery Rhyme is the sixteenth episode of Blue's Clues from the First Season. It was the seventeenth episode to be produced.

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What is Tickety's favorite nursery rhyme? That's the question as Steve and Blue play Blue's Clues to figure out the answer.


Steve and Blue invite the viewers to figure out Tickety's favorite nursery rhyme. Steve reads the story of Mary Had a Little Lamb. That was not Tickety's favorite rhyme. She whispers in Blue's ear to tell about her true favorite rhyme. After she has finished whispering, Steve plays a game Blue's Clues to figure out the answer. Steve gets the notebook from Sidetable Drawer. Steve finds the first clue on the number one. After that, they help Mr. Salt and Mrs. Pepper put in foods that start with P. Steve finds the second clue on the Grandfather Clock. Later on, they help some mini people solve the crossing guard's riddles and help a black sheep with a poem in a skidoo segment. Black Sheep had to figure out what word rhymes with fox and box. They picked blocks. Then black sheep had to figure out two words that rhyme with goat. They choose boat and coat. Then, Black Sheep had to find out what two words rhyme with shoe. It was blue and canoe. The whole poem as: There once was a fox on a box playing with blocks. Then he saw a goat riding in a boat dressed in a coat. Then the fox jumped off the box. Put on one show and paddled to the goat in a blue canoe. After the poem, Steve was trying to look for Blue. Steve lifts up the box and there was mice scurrying around. Once of them had a pawprint on it. Steve draws the third clue, a mouse in his notebook. After that, Steve skidoos back home to put all three clues together. The clues were one, a grandfather clock and a mouse. Steve thought it was a nursery rhyme where the clock struck one and that the clock was afraid of the mouse. But that was not it. The answer was Hickory Dickory Dock. After figuring out Blue's Clues, Steve reads Tickety's Nursery Rhyme. Mr. Salt, Mrs. Pepper, the mini people and Black Sheep joined in. After that reading Tickety's Nursery Rhyme. Steve had a rhyme of his own. The rhyme starts off as: There once was a puppy, her fur was all blue. For whatever she wanted, she left us a clue. Sometimes in the garden, sometimes in the sink, once we find all three of them together, we sit down and think". Steve sings the So Long Song and the episode ends.

Blue's Clues Season 1
Snack Time | What Time is it for Blue? | Mailbox's Birthday | Blue's Story Time | Blue's Favorite Song | What Does Blue Need? | Adventures in Art | Blue Goes to the Beach | A Snowy Day | The Trying Game | Pretend Time | Blue Wants to Play a Game | The Grow Show | Blue Wants to Play a Song Game | Magenta Comes Over | Tickety's Favorite Nursery Rhyme | What Does Blue Want to Make? | Blue's News | What Is Blue Afraid Of? | What Story Does Blue Want to Play?